Horses for Sale


Now presenting SS Buckshot

Upcoming 7 year old Appendix Quarter Horse gelding with loads of potential. Loves cross country, ditches, banks and water no problem. Finished first event on his dressage score of 37 in the pouring down rain. Super steady, naturally balanced canter with lots of scope. Easy keeper, lives outside. Price will increase with training. Asking a reasonable $10,000.

Please contact Sharon Dawson, owner at 301 471 1254 or Mary Macklin, trainer at 301 706 4796.

SOLD    Darenth Farm is very pleased to announce that Buckshot has been purchased for Hannah Shipley. Hannah has ridden at the farm for close to eight years and has patiently waited to own her own horse. Now the waiting is over and I couldn’t wish for a better owner for Buckshot. They already know each other so well and are so well suited.

Many, many congratulations Hannah and many happy hours riding your own talented horse!

Maryland Horse Industry Board

Farm Forecast:
light rain
humidity: 70%
wind: 19mph NW
H 55 • L 50

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I think it is time for me to find a new home for Millie. I love this pony and have owned her for 9 years but I think she would benefit from her own family or one special rider. She has had enough of being a lesson pony even though my small program is not very demanding.
Millie - 13.3 hh 13 years old Hafflinger no papers. Goes barefoot and has never been lame all the time I have owned her. Brave not spooky, great on trails, loves to jump. Perfect on the lead line but best for an intermediate rider off line. Great for a smaller adult too. I love to trail ride her and at 5 ft 6 ins feel very comfortable on her.
Sold with first refusal to buy back/ no auction contract.
Price $1200

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The last week of summer camp for 2016 is over and what a great summer we have had! From our experienced, competitive riders to those who had never sat on a horse before coming to Darenth Farm, all had a great time. New skills were learnt and old ones polished while making friends and learning to work as a team. It always amazes and delights me to see how strangers at the beginning of the week come together and work as one unit by the end of the week.
Thanks to Elizabeth and Grace and all the volunteers for a job well done.
I have been approached by several adults who think a camp for adults might be fun, so yes, let's do it next year!

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You might have noticed that it has been a little warm this past week but campers at Darenth Farm found ways to cool down. From swimming in the lake at Cordorus State Park, to dallying in the water at Woodstock while cross country schooling to hosing the ponies off after a fun session of mounted games, if we didn't beat the heat we at least made it bearable! Thanks girls for a great week. ...

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