Our horses are the most important part of our lesson program! Every horse we ride teaches us something, and all of ours are great assistant trainers and are worth their weight in gold! Take a moment to learn about each of them.

Keezlenutten Farm - Billy


Billy – 2014 chestnut 15h Arabian/QH gelding

Show Name: Rebel Yell

Billy was adopted through the Equine Rescue League. He is a super smooth pony that is figuring out jumping. He has already been a nice addition to the Intermediate and Advanced lesson program!




Keezlenutten Farm - Branson



Branson – 2009 bay 15.1h Arbian/QH gelding

Show Name: Third Time’s The Charm

Branson belongs to Sydney. These two are really starting to figure each other out!



Keezlenutten Farm - Buddy



Buddy – 2003 bay roan 16h Percheron/QH gelding

Show Name: Be My Buddy

Buddy is a big boy! Not real tall, but really thick. He’s a sweet boy that has a super comfy trot and canter. He is popular in all of our lessons and especially on bareback days at camp! Buddy is half leased by Karsyn.




Keezlenutten Farm - Chili


Chili – 2006 liver chestnut 15.1h ApHC mare

Registered Name: Zip ‘Er Up

Chili is a very stout built horse that is used in our beginner and lower intermediate lessons. Her trot and canter are both pretty smooth and she jumps small fences.




Keezlenutten Farm - Chumley



Chumley – 2002 bay leopard 14.3h Appaloosa gelding

Chumley is a super friendly guy that is coming back from a 3 year vacation at his previous home. He tries really hard and is pretty comfortable! Chumley is half leased by Paige.




Keezlenutten Farm - Cleo



Cleo – 2002 black grade QH mare

Cleo is a wonderful addition to our lesson program! She’s really sweet and seems pretty unflappable. Went right into lessons and camp without a problem.




Keezlenutten Farm - Copper



Copper – 1996 chestnut APHA gelding

Copper loves trail riding and is often chosen for parades and off-the-farm trail rides because of his brave attitude.




Keezlenutten Farm - Daisy




Daisy – 1997ish grey 14h pony mare

Dasiy came from a hunter/jumper farm in Aldie, VA. She is super smooth and a favorite among the WTC students!




Keezlenutten Farm - Dell


Dell – 1998 15.3h chestnut AQHA gelding

Dell is Shana’s horse. He came from Hunter’s Edge Horse Farm and is a great lesson horse here as well. He is perfect for our walk/trotters!


Keezlenutten Farm - Dusty



Dusty – 1988 chestnut 14.1h AQHA mare

Registered Name: Skippin In Saw Dust

Dusty has the smoothest trot, for a non-gaited horse. She’s very sweet and is found in most beginner walk/trot lessons. She’s “practically perfect in every way” (which earned her the nickname of Mary Poppins).

Keezlenutten Farm - Finn


Finn – 2002 chestnut 14.3h QH cross gelding

Show Name: Mischief Managed

Finn has very smooth gaits for a large pony/small horse. Aside from his less than perfect ground manners, he is a great lesson horse! Finn is half leased by Kathryn.


Keezlenutten Farm - Gandalf



Gandalf – 1988 grey 16.2h DWB/Selle Francais gelding

Gandalf is a W/T horse now that he’s in his semi-retirement days, but before coming to Keezlenutten he showed on the “A” circuit in the working hunter division.


Keezlenutten Farm - Ginger



Ginger – 2001 chestnut 14.1h QH/Welsh mare

Show Name: Ginger Snap

Ginger has VERY smooth gaits and is great for all levels of riders. Her steering isn’t always the best and she can sometimes get a little quick, but everyone seems to like riding her! Doesn’t hurt that she’s super comfy.


Keezlenutten Farm - Gus


Gus – 2011 16h Draft/Paint/Saddlebred (?!?! who knows) gelding

Show Name: With Gusto

Gus has a GREAT personality and tries super hard to figure out what you want to do. He’s very smooth both at the canter and over jumps.



Harley – 2010 15.3 ApHC gelding

Show Name: Small Town Boy

Harley is owned by Neah. He is a talented horse that can do all levels of lessons. Just watch him on the ground – he likes to nibble!!

Keezlenutten Farm - Honor


Honor – 2012 dark bay 16h OTTB mare

Registered Name: Mitzi’s Miniball

Show Name: On My Honor

Honor loves to jump and has started to be used in some advanced lessons.



Keezlenutten Farm - Hopie



Hopie – 2000 chestnut 16.1h AQHA gelding

Registered Name: Hopie Arwen

Hopie is a homebred boy! His gaits are great but his size is amazing! Neither his mom or dad were anywhere close to his height! He has proven to be a great intermediate lesson horse. Hopie is half leased by Ginny.


Keezlenutten Farm - Isabella




Isabella – 1995 chestnut 13.3h registered Paso Fino mare

Isabella is a very smooth gaited trail horse with lots of personality.


Keezlenutten Farm - Jackson


Jackson – 2012 red dun 15.1h grade QH gelding

Show Name: Dun Deal

Jackson belongs to Krista. He is a very level headed boy with a lovely canter. He’s figuring out the jumping thing and is doing well in lessons.



Kip โ€“ 2000 AQHA 16.1h bay Appendix gelding

Registered Name: Kick in the Pass

Kip is a nice large Appendix with super smooth gaits. His friendly demeanor and super cute face, plus his really smooth gaits, have made him a favorite at the barn, ESPECIALLY with my adult students! He has a pretty nice jump too. Just donโ€™t look at him below the knees LOL, those are some seriously turned out feet!


Keezlenutten Farm - Kodi


Kodi – 2002 ApHC 15.1h gelding

Registered Name: Kodiak Cassanova

Kodi is a lazy boy that teaches riders to be assertive and how to use a driving seat aid (or he doesn’t move…). But he is very capable once you get him going. He’s great for teaching people to jump since he’s so quiet and honest to the fences! Kodi is half leased by Katy.


Keezlenutten Farm - Ladybug


Ladybug – 2007 APHA 15.1h chestnut mare

Registerd Name: WOR Sparkling Image

Ladybug is a very sweet mare that is wonderful for walk/trot/individual canter lessons. She is super smooth and easy to steer.



Keezlenutten Farm - Luna


Luna – 2006 15h warmblood cross mare

Luna is Kelly’s horse. She’s had a variety of careers in her past, including trail riding out West. She is taking well to lesson horse life now though!



Keezlenutten Farm - Moe


Moe – 2008 Palomino (possibly with the rabicano gene) QH gelding

Moe is the cutest little guy you ever did see! He belongs to Adi. He’s been a great addition to the lesson barn and lives with Daisy, his girlfriend ๐Ÿ™‚


Keezlenutten Farm - Nemo


Nemo – 2003 Arab/TB? 15h chestnut gelding

Show Name: Just Keep Swimming

Nemo is a cute mover and jumper that belongs to Jennifer! He lives up at the trail barn.



Keezlenutten Farm - PJ


PJ – 1998 APHA 15.1h mare

Show Name: Missed A Spot

PJ is owned by Lizz & Laurie Phillips but is being leased by the farm for lessons. She’s an excellent lesson horse for all levels of riders!





Polly – 2003 black QH cross (maybe some TB?) 14.1h mare

Show Name: Polly Wolly Doodle

We’ve had Polly at our farm off and on since she was about 4. Polly has grown up a lot, but is still quite the little speed demon, jumping machine.






Sage – 1999 bay 14.3h Paso Fino gelding

Sage is Margaret’s trail horse. He is very calm and easy going with a super smooth gait.





Scout – 2015 bay/white14.2h paint cross mare

Scout is Cailyn’s horse. She’s very young so Danielle and Nicole are riding her quite a bit right now, but she is very quiet and shows a lot of promise!



Keezlenutten Farm - Smidge


Smidge – 2011 bay 14.2h QH cross mare

Show Name: Just A Smidge

Smidge has great ground manners and is super smooth under saddle. We are very unsure of what she has done in the past, but she seems to be a willing and very capable jumper. She is half-leased by Hannah.


Keezlenutten Farm - Street Car


Street Car – 1995 grey 15.2h SB/TB gelding

Street Car is owned by Danielle, but used in the lesson program. He is a fun horse that definitely loves to go. While his ground manners leave a lot to be desired, he makes up for it with the most honesty to the fences around. He is half leased by Kylie.


Keezlenutten Farm - Sully



Sully – 2013 brown 16.2h WB/Paint gelding

Sully is owned by Danielle. He has had quite a few setbacks in his short life and he is currently coming back into work, but showing a lot of promise.



Keezlenutten Farm - Timmy


Timmy – 1996 chestnut 15h QH/TWH/App gelding

Show Name: Tiny Tim

Timmy is full of personality! Unfortunately, due to some vision changes, Timmy has been retired to live out his days at the trail barn.


Keezlenutten Farm - Titus


Titus – 2009 dun 14.3h Paint gelding

Show Name: Titus

Titus belongs to Madi. He is a great little guy with a pretty amazing jump! He’s pretty popular since he’s so cute, but also because he’s such a good boy to ride (even for little kids!). You need to have sticky legs if he thinks the jump is scary though – his knees come up to his eyeballs!!


Keezlenutten Farm - Tye




Tye – 2004 chestnut 16.1h QHx gelding

Show Name: Bow Tye

Tye is Kailee’s horse. He lives up at the trail barn.