Montpelier, the home of James and Dolly Madison, has a new attraction for the thousands of tourists who visit each year. A 200-acre portion of the estate is home to a Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation Farm run by Kim Wilkins.
The first TRF horses arrived at Montpelier in the fall of 2003. The equine residents include Correggio, the 1996 Eclipse Award winner as the nation's outstanding jumper.
"For much of the 20th century, under the stewardship of Marion duPont Scott (Montpelier's last private owner), Montpelier was one of the nation's premier equestrian centers," said Michael C. Quinn, former President of the Montpelier Foundation. "In partnership with the TRF, we are proud that Montpelier will continue to be a showcase for America's race horses."
Go figure. Looked fine on my end, but I start poking around and see (draft) in fine print somewhere in a corner. Okay. So here is an update: It looks like I might get the puppy after all. The breeder decided she would rather have the female. So, paws crossed, everybody! Riding was put on hold […]
I HAVE NO IDEA WHY THIS DID NOT POST ON 10 DECEMBER, BUT HERE YOU GO. I just get tired of the darn computer stuff. Besides, it never does what I tell it. So, on the puppy front, I almost had a puppy. Put down a deposit and everything, but puppy mama only had […]
Please ignore nasty rider. Isn’t horse cute?
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