October 2010 - Loki comes to Tulip Hill Farm
2010 - Cammie visits the farm and makes some new friends
Oakie and horse pal
poses for Mary Beth while she holds court with two horses in her new role
as Pasture Princess
- May 2011
- Tulip Hill Claire
and Tulip Hill Trillium both left for new homes. Claire went
to join her old herdmate Redbud at Mary Beth Klinger's farm in King
George, VA and Trillium went right around the corner to Sarah and CHris
Aker's farm in Jeffersonton, VA
- May 2011 - I
went "Driving Miss Daisy" down to Juniper Moon
Farm as a surprise birthday present for Susan Gibbs. Jenny (JMF Webmaster)
and Caroline (JMF Farm Manager) made the arrangements and everything
- March 2011 -
John went to Culpeper, VA to live with the Yancy's and another Belgian
Mule; and to have a working life in a hitch team. He will be very happy
at his 100+ acre new home.
- January 2011
reduction time. We still have too many donkeys. (As if there were such
a thing!!!) But we need to reduce the herd size to about 10, and refine
the stock. Some of the rescues we picked up will be sold as pasture
ornaments to those people that are willing to give them a nice home.
- December 2010
and Tulip Hill Hawthorne went to live with the Shawn and Jessica
Baska in Staunton, VA.
- October 2010
I wasn't paying attention (again) we got a new puppy - meet Loki!
- October 2010
Hill Wingnut has gone to live with Anita & Rick Webb in Reva,
- July 2010 -
Susie Gibbs, Owner
of Juniper Moon Farm visited
along with friends Amy, Jenny and Erin and took 456,233 photographs.
(Ok, maybe it was less) We had a wonderful time and met some great people.
Carole and I really enjoyed their company. Hoping to go down to Palmyra,
VA and see the Juniper Moon operationsl.
- June 2010 -
Tulip Hill Cork
Oak 'Corky' is purchased by Ellen Gatling of Nelson County, VA
- May 2010 - The
Ladyslippers bloom again for Mother's Day, and Camryn Pivarnik comes
to visit from Colorado, bringing her parents, Patrick and Danielle,
along with her
- April 2010 -
Tulip Hill Redbud goes off to her new home with the Mary Beth
Klinger to become a Pasture Princess and reigning royalty over her two
- September 2009
- Tulip Hill Ladyslipper goes off to live at Three Chimneys
Farm in Warrenton, VA.
- June 2009 -
Tired of small herd - bought the Dixie Meadows herd and added it to
our own - 8 Jennies in all - Chrysanthemum, Nandina, Snowdrop, Ginger,
Buttercup, Daisy, Primrose, & Trillium.
- December, 2007:
All 2007 foals sold to one family Reduced herd to five Jennies and promoted
Hemi to Senior herd sire.
- January 2006.
Tulip Hill Willow has joined the Shifflett family near Charlottesville,
- January 2006.
Tulip Hill Sequoia has joined the Hormel family near Charlottesville,
- December 2005.
Tulip Hill Franklinia has joined the Reese family near Richmond,
- November 2005.
Maggie (our nearly 16 year old Jack Russell Terrier) and
Spooky (our 17+ year old cat) departed for the Rainbow Bridge.
Maggie came to live with Carole at 5 weeks of age at about the same
time as Spooky, who was about a year old. Both enjoyed happy, carefree
lives filled with adventure and loving care and attention for all their
long years. They are buried together on the hill behind our house in
a tiny garden filled with daffodils and wildflowers.
- November 2005.
Dan the draft mule has been donated to Astride
with Pride, a certified therapeutic riding center in Bedford, VA.
He is getting glowing reports and appears to be enjoying his new job.
- October 2005.
Little John, Emma's full brother, has joined our herd.
- January 2005.
Tulip Hill Ashley has joined the Akers family in Fredericksburg,
- December 23,
2004. Tulip Hill Locust has joined Rafe and Maggie Nichols
at Lone Star Farm in Hamilton, VA.
- October 11,
2004. Tulip Hill Azalea and Tulip Hill Bluebelle have
joined the Smets family of Amissville, VA.
- February, 2004.
Tulip Hill Acorn ("Oakie") has joined the Walkowe's
at their Silverbrook Farm in North Carolina to serve as a companion
to Arab horse Huckleberry and farm pet. His new owners write, "Just
to let you know, Oakie and Huckleberry are getting along wonderfully.
They seem to enjoy each others company. We have had a lot of people
come over to look at him and he shows nothing but good manners with
children and adults alike."
- December, 2003.
Horizon View Casper was sold to the Joslins of Mineral, VA
as a family pet and a companion to their Appaloosa mare.
- July, 2003.
Tulip Hill Lily has joined J. Kelso's herd in Rappahannock
County, VA. Jane says, "Lily is wonderful! She has free run of
the property, and comes down to the house each morning with the dogs
to get a treat. Everyone loves her, she is so sweet!"
- June, 2003.
Tulip Hill Dogwood joins the Hiner family of Lyndhurst VA.
The Hiners write, "We are really enjoying Woody!"
- June 3, 2001.
The search for a herd sire has ended! Dillard's Little
Casper joined our herd on June 2, 2001. This nice young jack has
a sweet personality, great conformation, and to top it all off, lots
of spots on himself and in his pedigree!
- May 15, 2001.
Tulip Hill Walnut (out of Violet) is sold as a pet and companion
to race and hunt horses in Upperville, Virginia.
- May 7, 1999.
Tulip Hill Ladyslipper (our first foal!) arrives.
- April 1999.
Tulip Hill Violet and Tulip Hill Lily--our first jennets--arrive
to form the start of our miniature donkey breeding herd.