Horse and Pony News

Many of you wonder about the horses and ponies that we have at Serene Acres and how they came to be such wonderful school masters.

This page will introduce you to some of them and we will announce new arrivals to you so you can check them out before your next lesson.

I thought I would start the year with our first ponies that we brought with us from Scotland in December of 2003.

Cocoa - Crazy for Coco Pops
Cocoa was Miss Olivia's first pony which she bought with her own money and she trained him too. Yes, he liked to go in the corners with her and would often circle on trail rides. The picture belows show them riding in the Beltane Ride Out at Peebles Scotland. This is a 12 mile ride around the borders of Peebles in the annual Beltane Festival.
His name came from the fact that he had lots of spots when he was younger. Now with very few spots Cocoa is a much loved pony who is a steady pony with many show miles.


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Cocoa at Philomont Show 2016 - NO SPOTS

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This our newest arrival at the barn. 
Merlyn Syndod 

Meet Merlyn Syndod - Pony Surprise in English. Merlyn is a Welsh Pony that we didn't know was coming but are delighted to have a baby in the barn again. Taylor his mother has just gone back into work and we hope to put some much needed show miles on her this spring. You will meet Merlyn again when he is older and ready to join the lessons.

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