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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Finally…a Filly!!

After having 5 colts in a row, Imperial Kistmetah and Bellagio RCA have a beautiful filly!!  Born Monday, May 11th at 6:35 p.m. for Dana Al-Meslemani of Al Thumama Stud in Doha, Qatar.  Kismetah and baby girl are doing great!!  Congratulations Dana!!!

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A Day With Arabians

The weather was awesome and the horses were beautiful this past Saturday at our Arabian Newcomer Conference.  A great group of visitors enjoyed guest speaker Shawn Crews of  Arabians Ltd. who shared some experiences from her recent trip to Egypt, the home of these amazing horses.




Joyce Atkinson Client of the Year

Congratulations to 2012 Client of the Year Joyce Atkinson.  Joyce has been a client since we opened our doors in 2000 and during most of that time she has had at least one of her horses entrusted to us. And it is because of Joyce that we were able to purchase our beautiful foundation Straight…

Congratulations Robinson Family!!

Congratulations to the Robinson family of Roanoke on purchasing their first Straight Egyptian Arabian filly Bint Bint El Majiid BRDF or “Tippy” as she is known around the barn!  Pictured here are Rob and daughter Caitlin with Tippy.  There is nothing more exciting than watching the bond develop between a horse and a little girl…and…