Tag Archives: Horse Heaven

Sam Gives Up the Ghost

Sam, a Belgium, the oldest member of the herd came to Horse Heaven from a horse dealer in Monroeton, PA in December 2011. Although upon his arrival, he experience bullying from the other horses; within a few months Sam bonded … Continue reading

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Horses Do Lie Down

In the middle of June the weather started to heat up, so riding became either an early morning or late afternoon activity. One morning, around 8:00, Emma and I were at Horse Heaven. The horses were still in the barn … 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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