|Copyright 2012 Thornwood Farm
Since 1981 Amy S. Keefer and her husband, Jim, have
owned and operated Thornwood Farm, a full service
boarding, training, lessons, showing, breeding and sales
facility located in Western PA in northern Butler County.
and training in a program customized specially for you and your horse. We
- is a full service facility that offers boarding, lessons,
have a 60' by 120' indoor arena, a 70' by 140' outdoor ring and a 150' by 250'
outdoor jumping field. Six fields and paddocks allow for frequent turnout.
Miles of trails are available for hacking. Although we specialize in hunters
and hunt seat equitation, all dedicated horse-persons are welcome here.
hunters and jumpers, race horses, and horses of all breeds for a variety of
- Amy has been breaking and training young
equine careers for over 40 years. In 1996 she received her certification
by the American Riding Instructors Association to teach Hunt Seat Equitation
from Beginner basics to Advanced horsemanship. She also teaches and
coaches the Slippery Rock University Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association
Hunter Seat team. As an active member of the Western PA Professional
Horsemens' Association for many years, Amy served on the board of
directors in many capacities, including as manager of the annual USEF
sanctioned WPAPHA horse show. Amy is also a recorded USEF judge wih an
'r' rating in Hunters and Hunt Seat Equitation and a 'R' in Hunter Breeding.
recognized shows on the WPAPHA circuit and at local Mountaineer Hunter/Jumper
- Thornwood Farm students and horses compete at USEF
affiliated shows, and have earned many championships and year- end awards.
horses that need customized care due to traumatic injury or experience. Ex-
- Thornwood Farm also offers rehabilitation services for
racehorses, and/or horses that just need some down time from competition are
put on an individualized program that will accommodate their special needs and
bring them back to optimum health and rideability. We combine classic methods
of care with the latest holistic techniques, such as acupuncture and chiropractic.
Our exclusively equine veterinarian service is regularly scheduled for routine care
and is also on call 24-7 to immediately take care of any emergency that may arise.
stallion 'Cresswood Gitano Rey', owned by Lois Hamilton of Grove City, PA.
- We stand at stud the great National Champion Andalusian
If you want to produce a top quality sport horse foal, Rey has a wonderful
disposition and the conformation and athletic ability to improve any mare.
For more information regarding specific services please see
our SERVICES page.
|Amy Keefer and Goodwood at the
Hartwood ShowJumping Festival
363 BLACK ROAD
HARRISVILLE, PA 16038
Amy S. Keefer : Trainer / Barn Manager
Amy Keefer and
|Emmett's Law, 2003 TB foal out of
Higher Degree by Judge TC. He was
bred, raised and started under saddle
at Thornwood Farm..
about Thornwood Farm
|Emmett's Law, learning
a new job
|The Andalusian stallion, Cresswood
Gitano Rey, Champion & Gentleman
|Tyler & Emmett enjoying a
|Amy enjoys judging hunters
& hunt seat equitation
riders at all levels, from
schooling to USEF, IHSA &