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CONGRATULATIONS to Dale Radcliffe on her purchase of "Little Acre Dancia"

Congrats on purchase of new paint donkey

Congratulations to Dale Radcliffe on the purchase of Reg. 3 yr old Morgan mare "Little Acre Dancia" as her western pleasure mount!! All the "Girls" from High Tail Acres are excited about this new combination!!! Deirdre, Deana, "Dancia", Dale & Darla!!


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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!!!

Binghams at OKC 2014

Olivia Bingham & MEM Virtual Insanity enjoyed some good rides in Jr. Ex. 13 & Under & Hunt Seat Equitation. Supported by her Family, Shep, Chris & Gerri Bingham

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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Granite State Morgan/Open Horse Show

The CHRISLAR TEAM enjoyed a great Granite State Morgan/Open Horse Show at Deerfield, NH. Everyone participated making the show and show preparation a real Team Effort and FUN!!!

Grace and Classy at Granite State Morgan/Open Show
Grace Brenner & "Comoshun’s Legally Blonde"

Nicky and Melanie at Granite State Morgan/Open Horse Show
Melanie Klepper & "Cedar Creek Dubonnet"

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Mass Morgan Horse Show

CHRISLAR FARM had a great time at the 2014 Mass Morgan Horse Show at the Big E last week. Seasoned riders headed to our Grand National & World Championship Morgan Horse Show in Oklahoma City and New horses coming along made great progress at this one show!!! We are PROUD of all our competitors!!! Every year Mass Morgan Show has a "theme" for decorating stalls .... this year it was ... DR. SEUSS!!!

Taylor Welch & her parents enjoyed her Reserve Championship Win
Taylor Welch & her parents enjoyed her Reserve
Championship Win with "Reinaissance Espionage"!!!

Tori Travers won Ladies Hunter Pleasure Class with Primera Danger-Field and Emily Lloyd and MSV Sein Double won blue in her western class
Tori Travers took home the Ladies Hunter Pleasure Class with "Primera Danger-Field"
and Emily Lloyd & "MSV Sein' Double" took home a blue in her western class

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Maine Morgan Horse Show

Ellen Atkinson & Iron Forge Varsity Blues at Maine Morgan Horse Show
Ellen Atkinson & Iron Forge Varsity Blues

Taylor Welch & Renaissance Espionage at Maine Morgan Horse Show
Taylor Welch & Renaissance Espionage took home the
AMHA Hunt Seat Medal, Hunter Equitation Championship

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Friesian/Open Horse Show

Taylor Welch, Katie Bartley and Olivia Bingham at the Friesian/Open Horse Show
Equitation Championship was a CLEAN SWEEP!!!
Taylor Welch, Katie Bartley & Olivia Bingham
Friesian Open Horse Show -Chris and her  Friesian friend Colonel
Chris and her friend "Colonel"

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Vermont Morgan Horse Show

TEAM CHRISLAR enjoyed some great rides and a fun time at the Vermont Morgan Horse Show at Eastern States in W. Springfield, MA.

Tori Travers and her parents
Tori Travers and her parents enjoyed a Championship Ride!!
Victor and Livi
Olivia Bingham aboard "MEM Virtual Insanity"

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Greater Boston Charity Horse Show

TEAM CHRISLAR enjoyed one heck of a Greater Boston Charity Horse Show at the Topsfield Fairgrounds!!! Many new horse/rider combinations attended this as their first show of the season. Great rides by everyone!!!! Special Thanks to Ann Walker & Lynne Pomerleau for heading up this show. Thanks too to everyone who pitches right in to help make things run so smoothly ... truly a "Team Effort" and "Farm Family"!!!

Chrislar group at RRDC Horse Show
Tori Travers & "Primera Danger-Field"
Rocket and Grace with Ribbon
Natalie Molea, Taylor Welch on "Renaissance Espionage" & Olivia Bingham

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Great Day at the Rowley Riding & Driving Club (RRDC) Open Horse Show

Team Chrislar brought students to the Rowley Riding & Driving Club (RRDC) Open Horse Show on Sunday, May 4,2014. The show is held on Rte 133 on the Greenbelt Land where there is a permanent ring, practice area, easy access and plenty of parking. Everyone enjoyed the nice day and the "Chrislar Experience"!!!!

Chrislar group at RRDC Horse Show
Rocket and Grace with Ribbon

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A Very Successful UPHA-14 Spring Premiere Horse Show

Team Chrislar enjoyed a very successful UPHA-14 Spring Premiere Horse Show April 16-19, 2014 at Eastern States Coliseum, W. Springfield, MA. This is the first BIG show to kick off the show season. Particularly proud of our two NEW RIDERS Ally Kennedy-Spencer and Walk-Trot Exhibitor Grace Brenner.

Chris had two BLUE RIBBON rides to start off the show. "Bouke" and Chris won the Opportunity Road Hack Class and came in Reserve in the Championship. Chris also rode "PL Special Blessing" in the Morgan Western Jr/Novice Horse Class.


Ally Kennedy-Spencer took home Res. Championship in the Opportunity Hunter Pleasure Division


Grace Brenner made her debut at this large show aboard "Primera Danger-Field"
in the WT Hunt/Western Division






Back by Popular Demand .... CHRISLAR FARM'S ADULT CAMP!!!

This event was held on two evenings, April 10 & 11th and was headed up by Chrislar's Jackie Medico. It was a large group of adult clients who enjoyed two evenings of socializing, education and hands-on experience. Photos taken by Kevin H (who should have been in some of them).


two students long lining
horse camp group watching a demo
students longlining
students practicing longlining
adult horse camp group
learning how to harness a horse

Chrislar's Open Barn

Chrislar Farm's Open Barn evening was lots of fun!! Met many wonderful people, enjoyed refreshments and demonstrations too! Of course, Chrislar has an OPEN BARN EVERY DAY!!! If you, or someone you know is interested in horses, lessons, training, showing or just having FUN ... please stop in anytime!!!



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