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Equine Expo at Topsfield Fairgrounds

Chrislar Farm's Larry Cassenti manned the MA Farm Bureau Federation booth at the Equine Expo at Topsfield Fairgrounds today. If you are an equestrian or into Farming....take out a membership today!!!

Equine Expo Topsfield booth - view 1
Equine Expo Topsfield booth - view 2
Equine Expo Topsfield booth - view 3

UPHA-14 Spring Premiere Horse Show

TEAM CHRISLAR enjoyed a nice showing at the UPHA-14 Spring Premiere Horse Show. Everyone had great rides and we all had FUN!!!

UPHA member sign in

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Congratulations to Katelyn Jenkins on her purchase of "Little Acre Whisper’s Dan"

CONGRATULATIONS to Katelyn Jenkins, Rockport, MA on the purchase of coming three year old, black Morgan gelding, “Little Acre Whisper’s Dan”. This nice youngster is slated for the Jr. Horse Western Pleasure Division under the direction of Chrislar Farm! This horse’s sire “Whispering in The Wind” is also competing in the Western Pleasure Division with his new owner Sis Bergeron Allen, Salem, NH.

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Recently sold western pleasure horse Onyx with his new ownert

Mass Morgan Banquet - Year End Awards

CONGRATULATIONS to the Morgans and Chrislar Exhibitors who took home Year End Awards from the Mass Morgan Banquet!!! Looking forward to another successful 2015 season! Good job everyone!!!!

Taylor at Mass Morgan Awards banquet
Taylor Welch, "Renaissance Espionage" Jr. Ex. Hunter Pleasure Champion.
Emily at Mass Morgan Awards banquet
Emily Lloyd, "MSV Sein’ Double" Youth Western Pleasure Champion
Ellen at Mass Morgan Awards banquet
Ellen Atkinson, "Dantree Answer The Call" Youth English Pleasure Champion. Chrislar Group at Mass Morgan Awards banquet
Other horses under the Chrislar Banner in 2014 were: "Comoshun’s Legally Blonde" & "MEM Virtual Insanity"


A Great Evening at the Annual RRDC Awards Banquet

Chrislar Group at RRDC Awards banquet

Chrislar Farm enjoyed a great evening at the Annual RRDC Awards Banquet recognizing the achievements of students aboard those Chrislar lesson horses who won high point awards for 2014!!!

Chrislar horses who took students to the RRDC winners circle: "Comoshun's Legally Blonde" (aka: "Classy"); UVM Hightide; Hylee's Pandora; HVK Bold Venture (aka: "Beau"); WWR Rocket Man (aka: "Rocket"); GDT Miss Jubilant (aka: "Missy"); Merriehill So Magnificent (aka: "Maggie").

Current students please check with your instructors to see how YOU can get into the show ring under the Chrislar Banner this year!!!!

Chrislar Staff at RRDC Awards banquet


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Lots of Snow & Lots of FUN!

Busy WINTER with tons of SNOW, but we continue to have lots of FUN!!! Photos Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015

Onyx plays in the snow
clearing snow from the barn roof
still riding in the indoor
Chris and a student getting ready for a lesson

MSPCA Horses Helping Horses Beach Ride October 26th

CHRISLAR FARM participated in and supported the MSPCA Horses Helping Horses Beach Ride, Sunday, October 26th at the Salisbury Beach Park Reservation, Salisbury, MA. The ride was well attended with over 200 horses riding the beach in the sunshine!!! Lunch was provided by MSPCA following the ride to all participants. We had an opportunity to see many horses that were purchased from Chrislar Farm, and enjoying visiting with many horsey friends who also participated in the event!!

Chrislar Riders at MSPCA Horses Helping Horses Beach Ride

Chrislar Riders: Donna Jarvis, HVK Sweet Dreams; Colleen D'alessandro,
"Rum Brook Immortal Vision"; Ellen Atkinson, "Pondview Aurora"; Brianna Conary, "Iron Forge Varsity Blues"; Taylor Welch, "Owlwood Queen of Hearts";
Kevin Hios, "Tardys Little Peppy"

Frankie and Ellen at MSPCA Horses Helping Horses Beach Ride

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Morgan Grand National & World Championship Horse Show in Oklahoma City

CHRISLAR FARM enjoyed a great show and lots of FUN at the Morgan Grand National & World Championship Horse Show in Oklahoma City!! In addition to TEAM CHRISLAR, we shared the week with Jane Belleville, Whispering Belles, MA; Childers Show Horses, Curtis Childers, VT; Judy Martin, Vigilmar Stables, Ontario, Canada; Kristina Vine, Wind Wind Stables, CT; and Josh Merritt, Meadowmere Farm, VT. Each and every rider enjoyed a successful 2014 show season qualifying them to compete in OKC. Everyone helped one another and cheered each and every one on!!!

Tori at OKC Horse Show 2014

Tori Travers & Primera Danger-Field Primera Danger-Field made their first trip to OKC where they were "stars" in the Youth, Amateur S&G and Amateur Ladies Divisions

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New York Regional Morgan Horse Show

CHRISLAR FARM returned from a week at New York Regional Morgan Horse Show in Syracuse, NY. "Team Chrislar" enjoyed a great week of competition, chatting with friends, and having FUN!!!

We enjoyed, Trainer Joanne Galvin/Deer Run Farm and her student Jessa Lynn Dandurand and her Family joining us for the week.

Chrislar's Ellen Atkinson made the trip out to compete with "Iron Forge Varsity Blues" and "Ledgefield Leonidas" ... Pam Atkinson joined us too. We had a great time visiting with Judy & Tom Vassie & "Bentley"!!! Our annual dinner at Scotch & Sirloin for steak and lobster tails topped off the trip!!!

Leo championship at NY Resional Morgan Horse Show

With Buster and Jake at New York Regional Morgan Horse Show ready for the class

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Chrislar's Afghan Hounds on Animal Planet!!!!

Chrislar's Afghan Hounds CURRENTLY APPEARING on Animal Planet's TV Show "Dogs 101"!!! Each hour long TV segment of this series previews five different breeds ... watch for the segment with the AFGHAN HOUND!!! The shows will rotate throughout the year with re-runs later in the season as well.

Click here to view the show online

Tasha having Doggie Cam installed
"Tasha" having the Doggie Cam installed

Chrislar's Morgan horses in a Ralph Lauren Advertisement

Chrislar's Morgan horses were models in a Ralph Lauren advertisement for the Fall Collection. at the Crane Estate in Ipswich.

See photos and read more about it.

Chrislarwear - great gift idea!

Gift Certificates and Chrislarwear (Windbreakers, Winter Jackets, Winter Vests, and other apparel t-shirts, sweatshirts, golf shirts) make great gifts for Birthdays, Anniversaries and other occasions!!!!

Openings for Private and Group lessons!

Openings have become available for PRIVATE LESSONS due to students graduating into Group Lessons. Group Lessons have openings for riders with some experience!! Great exercise, stress relief, and FUN ACTIVITIES!!!!

Our Staff

Manager: Larry Cassenti. Trainers: Chris Cassenti and Lynne Pomerleau.

Instructor/Assistant Trainer/Caretaker:

Cathy Caruccio, Jackie Medico, Ann Walker, Sarah Keyes, Nicole Grainger.

Farrier: Butch Saunders.

Veterinarian: SRH Veterinary Services.

Dentist: Gary Saccocia.


(Staff biographies)

NEED ADVICE? HAVE QUESTIONS? PLEASE KNOW THAT CHRIS, LARRY & THE ENTIRE STAFF ARE HERE TO SERVE YOU!



944 Haverhill Street, Rowley MA 01969 · Phone: (978) 948-7674 · Fax: (978) 948-2798 · Email: chris@chrislar.com