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OUR STORY

Over the Generations

Hobby Horse Farm is a privately owned stable operated by the Wade family. Located in the heart of the Annapolis Valley, the farm consists of 550+ acres nestled within the south mountain. It is a beautiful setting with wooded trails, streams, a waterfall and lush fields.

 

For nearly sixty years, the Wade family was involved in the breeding of Morgan horses, raising over one hundred foals during that period. George Wade, the farm’s founder, was very dedicated to the promotion of the Morgan breed. The present Nova Scotia Morgan Horse Show had its origins at the farm with annual field days starting in 1966 and continuing until 1977. 

Although the farm activities have slowed somewhat over the years, we carry on our father’s legacy by allowing others to enjoy this special property. Various horse events are hosted during the summer fall period including shows, clinics and occasional pony club camps. Hiking and riding groups also come to enjoy our lovely trails with some groups renting the farm house for an extended stay.

ABOUT HOBBY HORSE FARM

Our farm has hosted a number of equestrian events including the National Pony Club Rally in 1970, jumper shows, annual horse trials, competitive trail rides, N.S.E.F. rides, Pony Club camp/events, 4-H shows, a variety of clinics, and summer camps for adults and children. Most of these activities are ongoing.  

EQUINE FACILITY

  • 23 stall barn with tackroom and washroom

  • Attached 60′ x 160′ indoor ring

  • Large outdoor ring

  • Kilometers of beautiful wooded trails

  • Boarding available – large grass paddocks/pasture for turnout

  • Cross country course from pre-entry to training level

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