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Meet the Minis!

2019-11-03T21:26:48-07:00By |Blog|

At Terra Nova, we inherited a fully-functioning equestrian boarding facility from the previous owner. Part of this community included “The Minis,” our collective title for the 4 burros, 2 miniature horses and 2 goats who live together in the Mini-Pen.

Woodstock (left), Linus and […]

Not-So-Angry Birds!

2019-11-03T21:26:49-07:00By |Blog|

We weren’t sure it would work. We love the barn swallows that return every year to nest in the Main Barn. High up. Thirty feet high, on beams and wires that cross above the stalls, aisles and grooming bays. We welcome them (they eat tons of flies!) but we needed […]

Facility Guidelines and Etiquette regarding PtP and At Liberty training

2020-09-15T09:43:11-06:00By |Blog, Training|

Ideally, horses trained using positive reinforcement make their own choice to participate, so we often work at liberty in many different settings. “At liberty” or “liberty work” means there is no physical constraint on the animal such as a lead line, lunge line or reins in a rider’s hand. To […]

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