Farm News

RIP Crusader Sword

Written by JoAnn Pepper on Sunday, 11 May 2014. Posted in Farm News, The Boys

We will miss you, Grandpa!

RIP Crusader Sword

Old Friends at Cabin Creek has sad news today.

29 year old stallion Crusader Sword(Damascus) passed away last night, May 10, from old age. He raced for Paul Mellon’s Rokeby Stable and was trained by Mack Miller. He was a multiple grade 1 winner. He was at stud for many years and when pensioned came to Cabin Creek. He had 5 years of happy retirement as an ambassador for thoroughbred aftercare. His nickname was Grandpa. He ruled the paddocks at the top of the hill and was loved by everyone. He was gentle with children. He danced for his dinner every night, snorting and tap dancing around his paddock. He’s racing in green pastures now with his old friends Rio and Key Contender.

All your old friends here will miss you Grandpa. RIP

Our 5th Anniversary!

Written by JoAnn Pepper on Wednesday, 02 April 2014. Posted in Farm News, Events

This year marks our 5th anniversary as Old Friends at Cabin Creek. We’ve grown and changed a lot…formed a family for the horses. The backbone of any charity is the volunteers who see a need and give freely of themselves for a greater good. It seems to take a village and then some and we have been blessed.

This past winter was the harshest I can remember and our volunteers kept showing up. Twenty below, 40 mile an hour winds, zero visibility, frozen water buckets, icy roads, what felt like the longest winter ever they came to care for our beloved horses. Thankfully the horses handled it well and spring has arrived. So many old and new friends sent donations to keep the grain and hay coming.

Thank you, we couldn’t do it without your help. Hope to see you all at our upcoming events so that we can begin to prepare for next winter right away.

Please come and visit the farm and see the horses and let them thank you too

The volunteers are amazing!

Written by JoAnn Pepper on Wednesday, 01 August 2012. Posted in Farm News, The Boys

The volunteers are amazing!

The volunteers of Old Friends at Cabin Creek are amazing.

I’ve learned so much from them all. To see these folks give so much of their lives to the horses and get to watch them fall in love with their favorites is a gift. Our horses are thriving from all the attention and the people seem to get so much out of it also. Old Friends couldn’t survive without the people who come over and work hard taking care of the farm and the horses.

Horses seem to attract a special kind of person……..the best kind!

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Old Friends at Cabin Creek
483 Sand Hill Road
Greenfield Center, NY 12833

(518) 698-2377

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Tours after Labor Day are now on Saturdays only, 12-3:00!
We ask our visitors to continue wearing masks if unvaccinated. Be sure to stop in our gift shop after your tour and check out our new items! 
 

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