Botetourt Chamber After Hours!!

We had a great time last night hosting Botetourt Chamber of Commerce members for their most recent “After Hours” gathering.  It was a beautiful evening, the BBQ from DJ’s was fabulous (as always!!) and the horses loved meeting and greeting all the guests, young and old and in-between!!

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Surprise! Mark is 50!!

The Purple Gang surprised Mark with a birthday party last Saturday to celebrate his 50th birthday!!  Many thanks to Christine McAlister, Suzi & Jack Stephenson and Pat Woodward for helping pull off the surprise!!

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Social Media Client Learning Day

Many thanks to Christine McAlister of Amerman Creative for leading a lively discussion about today’s Social Media world with the Purple Gang last Saturday.  We always love having Christine with us and after her presentation, the group was charged up and ready to get those FaceBook pages up and going!!

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Lovettsville Meets An Arabian!!

We had a wonderful time meeting new friends in Lovettsville, VA last Saturday.  It was a beautiful day and Magic, Bella, Cassie & Lucy enjoyed showing off and getting lots of attention and treats!  Many thanks to Colin & Denise Gillis of Keystone Arabians for hosting us and to Skip & Jean Skipper and Terri…

Mama Sha and Bellagio have a filly!!

Congratulations to Pam Lemon of Krystal Mist Arabians on the birth of a beautiful, long legged chestnut filly out of her amazing mare Bint Bint Shahsria (by Thee Desperado) also known as Mama Sha.  All three of her previous filly’s have gone on to become foundation mares for different small breeding programs, and this little…

Sat. July 25th “Summertime With Arabians”

We had a beautiful summer day and a great group of newcomers for our “Summertime With Arabians” event on July 25th.  Special guest Shawn Crews, VP of Arabians Ltd. in Waco, TX made the day extra special by sharing pointers on how to be successful with Arabian horses, something her farm has been doing for…

Horse Clipping 101

Amethyst Acres hosted a fun “Client Learning Day” this past Saturday with the topic of Horse Clipping!  Mark covered all the basics, from clipper blades to clipper maintenance, then demonstrated his technique on our always patient stallion Magic Elixir.  Then each participant was assigned a horse and sent off to practice the craft!  Lots of fun and…

Rose and Famous V have a Filly!

Congratulations to David and Cindy Bandy of Fincastle, VA on the birth Wednesday, May 13th at 11:30 p.m. of a big, beautiful filly to their Hackney mare “Rose” by the Dutch Harness stallion “Famous V.”  Rose is a great mom and loves her girl!!

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