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.

  •                                 is a full service facility that offers boarding, lessons,
 and training in a  program customized specially for you and your horse.  We
 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.

  •                                           Amy has been breaking and training  young
hunters and jumpers, race horses, and horses of all breeds for a  variety of
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.   

  •                     Thornwood Farm students and horses compete at USEF
 recognized shows on the WPAPHA circuit and at local  Mountaineer Hunter/Jumper    
 affiliated shows, and have earned many championships and  year- end awards.

  •                                  Thornwood Farm also offers rehabilitation services for
 horses that need customized care due to traumatic injury or experience.  Ex-   
 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.

  •                           We stand at stud the great National Champion Andalusian
   stallion 'Cresswood Gitano Rey', owned by Lois Hamilton of Grove City, PA.
   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
For more information please
email   or
phone 724.735.2342
Amy Keefer and  Goodwood at the  
Hartwood ShowJumping Festival

Amy S. Keefer :  Trainer / Barn Manager
Amy Keefer and
Spencer's Legacy
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
day off.
Amy enjoys judging hunters
& hunt seat equitation
riders at all  levels, from
schooling to USEF, IHSA &
Rey at 25 years young

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