Abernathy Farm

Residents


                  

 ShineNchrome

(Shine) was a surprise colt, born on April 7th, 2015. His mother was bred before coming to Abernathy Farm and she hid her pregnancy the entire time. She was even placing at a show 3 days before he was born! No worries though, he is happy and healthy. He is growing like a weed and started stealing his momma's feed at 2 months old. He is very friendly and doesn't seem scared of anything. He was halter broke at 1 week old, broke to tie at 3 months old, and was trailer loading by himself at 4 months old. He is pictured at only 9 months old and already almost 13 hh. We can't wait to continue his training to eventually be a lesson horse at Abernathy Farm.

 

 SPF Georgia's Yellow Rose


(Sunshine) is a registered Kentucky Mountain Horse. She is also half Rocky Mountain Horse. She is gaited for that "Cadillac ride". She has been trail riding in GA, NC, SC, and VA. She is also used for pony parties because of her wonderful temperament. Sunshine is a Silver Buckskin, which means she is a buckskin but the Silver Mountain Horse gene has lightened her black points making her appear almost as pastel buckskin. She is a wonderful trail horse and has also competes in local shows in the gaited and trail classes. 

            

       

 Ruby

was the farm's first mare and she came here as a long yearling in 2004. She was trained under saddle by Abernathy Farm. She is a blood bay Quarab. Her sire the Quarter Horse stallion, Julie's Conclusion, stood at stud in the NC State Breeding Program for several years. Ruby was his second foal to hit the ground. She is currently competing in Barrel Racing and Western Pleasure classes at local shows. She is also available for lease. Please contact us for more details.

 Rick-A-Shay's Echo

(Ricky) grew up cutting cattle in the Ozark Mountains of Arkansas. He made his trek to NC and finally came to reside at Abernathy Farm in 2006. He has a great handle, is gaited, and is a blast to ride. He has a canter very similar to a "big lick walker" but he requires no special shoeing to perform it. Ricky is a sorrel, Missouri Fox Trotter and he stands 15.1 hands. He is one of the stockiest horses on Abernathy Farm and can carry any sized rider. He is also the most personable and loves to make new friends everywhere he goes. He is also available for lease. Please contact us for more details.

      

R U Molly Blue

(Molly) is a 14.2 hand, red chocolate, Rocky Mountain Horse. She is also double registered as a Kentucky Mountain Horse. She is owned by Jason Coolidge of Fort Mill, SC. Molly is Jason's first horse and they are enjoying the trails together. Her nickname is Molly Moose because of the comical facial expressions she makes! She has made Abernathy Farm her home since March, 2012

 

 

 Patton

is a Bay, stock horse, gelding. He is owned by Abernathy Farm. He has a wonderful new outlook on life since coming to stay on Abernathy Farm as a lesson horse. He's been everything from a malnourished rescue horse to a therapeutic horse for the handicapped. He rides and shows English, Western, and Rodeo events. He is very personable and will talk to you for treats. He has been living here since December of 2013.

 

          

 

Carhartt

is a sorrel, quarter horse gelding born in May 2009. He is owned by Conner Smith of Gastonia NC. He is a very friendly and personable gelding. Conner and his sister, Keri, have trained Carhartt under saddle themselves. He is currently being shown in trail and western pleasure and is placing well in open shows. He even won Conner a belt buckle in 2014 for year-end 1st place in Western Pleasure!

 

 Drifting Sadie Darla

(Darla) came to Abernathy Farm on Halloween 2015. She is a Driftwood bred, registered Quarter Horse mare. She is a chocolate palomino with amber colored eyes. She is 14.1 hands and stocky built. She is a great horse to learn to post on because she is slow legged and really lets you see and feel your diagonals. She travels with a naturally low head set and tracks up well making her an ideal mount for English or Western riding.

         

  

 

 

 Zact Change

(Swagger) is a Sorrel, APHA, gelding. He stands 15.3 hands tall. He has been used for ranch work in the past. He is very cowy and really sits and uses his hind quarters. He has great pivots and spins. We are currently fitting him for western pleasure and trail. He is a perfect lunge line horse and stays very slow and consistent. He has been at Abernathy Farm since July 2013.

 

Jericho 

 is a leopard Appaloosa gelding, born April 17, 2012. He came to live at Abernathy Farm in February of 2013. He is owned by Jared Sanders of Gastonia, NC.

 

 

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 Bells Tilley Riddle

 (Tilley) is a 15.1 hand dark Chocolate, registered Rocky Mountain mare. She was born in, 2002. She came to live at Abernathy Farm in September of 2014. She is used for lessons, trail riding and as a gaited show horse.

 

 

 

 

Lil Streak

is a 15 hand, bay, 2007 mare. She competes in barrel racing. She is currently running in 1D locally. She also schools hunt seat and western pleasure. She is owned by Keri Smith of Gastonia, NC. Lil Streak has lived at Abernathy Farm since November 2014.

 

     

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 Tango 

 is a chestnut, Thoroughbred gelding. He came to live at Abernathy Farm in January of 2015. He is owned by Logan Griffin of Gastonia, NC.

 

Royal T Doc

(Doc) is a registered Bay, AQHA Gelding. He is 15 hands tall and is owned by Abernathy Farm. He is a great trail horse and shows well in Western, Trail and Games at open shows. He is very gentle and calm. He is a very forgiving horse to new riders. Not spooky, has been used as a trail horse for most of his life. He is also available for lease. Please contact us for more details.

  

                

 

 

Ginger 

is the newest puppy on Abernathy Farm. She was the runt of a litter of 12. She was born in March of 2011. She is a tough little pup and you would never know she almost didn't make it (twice). Now she is the heaviest dog here and she loves to play with everyone! She also helps me lead the horses around! She will show off her tricks for a doggie treat or even a horse treat. She knows how to sit, lay down, paw, roll over, and army crawl.

 

Black and Jack

Black and Jack adopted me in the spring of 2007. Ricky actually found them and figured he could lick them clean much better than they could on their own. That's how I found them, hiding from Ricky's giant nose in the rafters of the wood barn. They have been on mouse patrol ever since.

              

               

 

 

Daisy 

is a black Lab and Shar Pei mix. She was adopted from Charlotte Mecklenburg Animal Control in Feb 2010. She is timid at first but, she warms up quickly. She loves to be petted and will sit down in front of you, if you don't pet her she will tap you on the leg with her paw to say "Hey, pet me!"


To contact us:
Abernathy Farm
1000 Harper Rd.
Gastonia, NC 28056

Lisa Abernathy
Phone: 704-718-6165 Texts are Welcome   

E-mail: AbernathyFarm@gmail.com



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