Happy Labor Day! Today's weather, though a bit cooler than the day of the J Wedding, had the same gorgeous blue sky with puffy and wispy white clouds! So it only seemed fitting to showcase this wedding today! Click on the images below to view the gallery larger to see their ceremony and indoor reception with outdoor dance floor set up! Then stay tuned for another blog with the photos from their wedding photographer. Spoiler Alert... we've seen sneak peeks and they are BEAUTIF
Mojo’s Pristina is the first foal of our stallion Mikimoto’s Mojo out of Silver Patina by Friend’s Lake. She won a maiden special weight race, at 2 years old, hand ridden to victory by Carlos Marrero.. She was the first winner for our stallion and Maple Valley Farm LLC… Since she was the first winner for our stallion I was interviewed by the Mid-Atlantic magazine. The interviewer said since you have foaled for the last 20 years you probably don’t remember foaling Pristina. I
In every story there is a beginning and this is the story of my first race horse Princess Ceta. She is out of the mare Dusty Class (Dulce) and by the stallion Cowboy Carson. I was given the horse Dulce by our boss and friend Ralph Thomas with the agreement that he would buy the first foal from this mare. The mare was bred but early in her pregnancy she lost her foal so the following year we bred her again to the same stallion and in 2009 we had a filly. I called Ralph to tell
Where Do Race Horses Get Their Names? I not sure where Danger Kitten got her name from but it doesn't exactly describe her. She is one sweet mare! She came to the farm on May 2012. The owner had to relocate and was looking for a good home for Danger Kitten and her foal. I went to the farm to see her and knew I had to have her... She is one beautifully put together mare with a handsome colt at her side, we named him Louie Cat after his sire Lewis Michael and his Mama Kitten .
Hello! We, here at The Barns at Maple Valley Farm, want to welcome you to our site! Look around at the amenities we have to offer for your Wedding Day, Family Reunion, Birthday, Corporate/Rural Event, and other celebrations! We will be posting photos, inspirations, whats happening on the farm, meet and greet with our horses, and various other subjects on our blog here, so check back often! Enjoy the site and we are looking forward to meeting you to plan your next event! Love