NEWS from Chestnut Oak Farm
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It's an Amazing Colt!
posted on Apr 21, 2009
We proudly announce the arrival of our first 2009 Drum Horse foal, a colt, born April 16, 2009 at 4:00am, out of Steege's Beth (Shire) and by GSF Keebler (Gypsy), son of the famous Gypsy Horse, The Bishop!
Rightfully named "THE EXHIBITIONIST", this amazing colt is absolute perfection, and is sure to turn heads and attract attention no matter where he goes! Nicknamed "Moon" after the white moon shaped patch on his forehead and several other moon shapes on his body.
Colored 75% black, 25% white tobiano, this boy is extremely flashy, short backed with long legs and should mature to 17+hh! Has a petite "sweet" little head! Born with amazing amounts of hair and feather, this top-quality colt is sure to be one of the "Greats" of the Drum Horse breed!
Chestnut Oak Farm is proudly offering "THE EXHIBITIONIST" for sale to a special home, do inquire for additional information and photos of this fabulous colt!
COF featured in February 09 Equine Journal!
posted on Mar 01, 2009
Chestnut Oak Farm was spotlighted in the February 2009 issue of Equine Journal under the "Drum Horse" affiliations section!
This well written article explains how our Drum Horse breeding program began as well as information about our beautiful horses and where we are headed!
If you received a copy of the February 09 Equine Journal, or have access to one, please do check us out!
Beth Wins Grand Champion Halter at 2008 Beaver Fair!
posted on Oct 24, 2008
Our fabulous shire mare, Steege's Beth won Grand Champion Halter Horse at the 80th annual Beaver Fair in Beaver Springs, PA, held in September 2008. We are especially proud as this is the second year in a row that one of our big girls has earned this title! Last year Steege's Zena won the Championship!
There were a lot of beautiful horses, all light breeds, to compete against, but the judge seemed to be drawn to our big girl with all her decorations and majesty.
Beth, handled by Brittany Folk, did a fantastic job wowing the spectators and later stood quietly while giving children the opportunity to sit atop her back. Congratulations to them both for a job well done!
Zena is Expecting in 09!
posted on Sep 04, 2008
We are proud to announce that our Black Sabino Shire mare, Steege's Zena is expecting another great Drum foal in Mid-June 2009! This foal is by the fabulous Gypsy stallion, GSF Keebler, by The Bishop! Keebler is homozygous for tobiano so this special foal is guaranteed spots and will be QUALITY, QUALITY, QUALITY!
Foal is offered for sale in-utero, live colored foal guarantee, and payment plans are accepted. Please inquire if interested.
"Sid" Makes His First Show Debut & Wins 2nd Place!
posted on Aug 27, 2008
Our young Gypsy Horse stallion "Sid" is off to a great start in his show career as he competed in his FIRST horse show on July 19, 2008. He won 2nd place in Open Halter Weanlings & Yearlings, going on to compete for Grand and Reserve Champion, and placed 5th in Showmanship Adult!
This was a local Open Horse Show held at Moondust Meadows Ranch in McClure, PA.
His first time ever in the show ring, we couldn't be more proud of our boy as he impressed the crowd with his flash, flair, and calm demeanor, showing them what the Gypsy Horse is all about!
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