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The Passion for Horses

Morgans are spirited and sometimes barely contained equine explosions with highly independent spirits that seem only to bend to human will and training by the slimmest of choices…theirs. Indeed, the Morgan has been called “the horse that chooses you.” As it happens, Manchester, Vermont, is home to one of the most renowned Morgan breeding farms in the world…

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Barnyard Ball

The 4th annual Barnyard Ball fundraiser benefitting the Dorset Equine Rescue was held at the Inn at Manchester on July 9, a spectacular Sunday evening. John and Kimet Hand were the honorary Barnyard Ball chairs and Clark Comollo was the determined live auctioneer…

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Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show

The 24th annual Vermont Summer Festival made its debut on July 5 in East Dorset and showcased the blend of strength, stamina, beauty, and grace unique to equestrian competitions. The festival provided the perfect backdrop for riders from all over North America…


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Fall Fun

Experience the vibrant colors and some of the best views in Southern Vermont here in the Manchester and the Mountains area. We’ve done your fall weekend getaway planning for you and there is something for everyone…

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Vermont Summer Festival

  Riders from around the country showed off their talent at Harold Beebe Farm in East Dorset during the Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show once again this season. The six-week festival brought fantastic competitors in numerous events and of all ages from around the continent to Southern Vermont to crown champions. At the show grounds […]