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Gene Fletcher – Farrier at Ballentine’s Horse Heaven

In the summer of 2010, I ordered my first pair of horse boots and made a common mistake. The boots come in different sizes depending on the shape and dimension of the horse’s hoof. The boot manufacturer stipulates that a … Continue reading

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Pepper’s Rescue

Connie owned several horses over the years. In 1999 her loyal Tennessee Walker, Ruth, died. Connie bought a 15 year old Quarter Horse named Sally. She wanted her vet, Robin, to check over the horse. The woman selling Sally refused … Continue reading

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The History of Horse Heaven

Johnn and Connie lived in town in a house on a tree lined street with cement sidewalks, and neighbors within shouting distance. Town was fine but they were dreaming of a place in the country. In 1984, the old Collins … Continue reading

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Johnn and the Horses

Johnn and Connie own Ballentine’s Horse Heaven on Murry Street in Athens Township in Pennsylvania. The stable is nestled in the Endless Mountains not far from Roundtop Park. It is rare that I don’t see Johnn when I go up … Continue reading

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