This website contains a history of one woman’s childhood dream to own and run a horse farm.  I achieved that dream, lived and loved the life. After about 5 years it was time for me to chase another dream, one of being closer to family and a full time aunt (instead of just once a year).  I sold the farm, packed it all up and moved to California.

I could not stay away from the horse life for long.  I started trial riding, then took up lessons.  Next thing I knew I was back to teaching lessons part time.  It’s in the blood I can’t help it.

JFJR1_3649RTSold the Farm

Golden Spike Farm has been sold.  If you are interested in selling your equestrian property I highly recommend my Agent: Margot McKenna, Realtor at BHHS Fox & Roach Real Estate Agents & Associates  (267- 744-6514)

Margot McKenna

Lessons are being discontinued

My friend and trainer Rachael is continuing the lesson program in the area. Email me for more information on her lesson program. goldenspikefarm@gmail.com

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While the farm is closed the new owners will continue to board at the farm.  Feel free to email me if you are looking for boarding and I will pass on your information to them

All horses have their own stall and turn out in one of our pastures. We will care for your horse with the same passion and love that we do our own. The farm has a new large outdoor riding ring and quiet country roads for trail riding.

Amenities include:

-Large matted stall
-Tack/feed rooms
-Excellent personalized care
-3  grass pastures and 1 ACA (animal concentration area)
-Horses are fed good quality hay and grain (10% pellets or senior) twice a day
-Stalls and water buckets are cleaned daily

We are the ideal setting for a the low key rider/owner that is interested in trail or ring riding.

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What is a golden spike you ask?

A “golden spike” was the last, ceremonial spike driven specifically to mark the completion of a railroad line. For us the “golden spike” symbolizes the completion of our search for the perfect home and horse farm.




4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Liza
    Jun 16, 2014 @ 23:40:33

    Well, this is too weird! I have a horse I basically rescued 13 years ago named Nash! And, wait for it, he had surgery in April for a bone spur in his knee. He began work as a therapy horse last year and I’m trying to get him to a year round therapy center now, and trying to raise money for his surgery, rehab and supps! Couldn’t believe there was another therapy horse named Nash who needed surgery! We have a lot in common – all of my animals were rescued from ranches, highways or rivers – just couldn’t take them to a shelter. My Nash is short for National Invitation. How did you name your Nash?


  2. Golden Spike Farm
    Jun 18, 2014 @ 09:55:54

    Hi Liza, It is a small world. Therapy horses do wonders for people of all ages. I find my horses and time in the barn is my therapy. Riding helps me clear my head and mucking stalls helps me think. My Nash is named after Nashville because he is a Tennessee Walking Horse. Good luck with your fund raising. Let me know if you need any help or tips on how to raise money. Jen


  3. Lauren Sanders
    Mar 14, 2015 @ 16:45:07

    I am looking for a full board barn for my horse when I move to the Philadelphia area in July. I know you are full right now, but would be interested if you have a spot open up. I have a 21 year old Arabian. Lauren Sanders, DVM


    • Golden Spike Farm
      Mar 16, 2015 @ 12:03:18

      Hi Lauren thank you for your message and interested. Can you please send an email to goldenspikefarm@gmail.com. I file these requests in an email folder and will let you know if something opens up. Thank you, Jennifer


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