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Training, Showing and Boarding at Well-A-Way Farm

Training Barn: Professional horse trainers work with horses to prepare them for the child, junior or amateur rider. A horse trainer’s job is to set the rider and horse up for success in suitable training programs where the horse can reach its highest potential and the rider is set up for successful riding. This takes time, consistency and the willingness to take guidance from the professional.
Show Stable: Showing horses is an art. For the horse and rider to be successful, a great deal of planning, commitment and money comes into play. It is important to understand that showing horses with the outcome of winning a ribbon takes an incredible amount of discipline, care and a good trainer!
Boarding Barn: A combination of full board which includes a stall for your horse. The owner is responsible for the daily care such as grooming, clipping and exercise for the horse.
  • 80 x 175 indoor ring with leather footing. Rolled and maintained daily.
  • 95 x 225 outdoor ring with sand and clay footing. Maintained, watered and dragged daily.
  • 100 x 175 outdoor ring with sifted sand and microfiber all weather footing. Maintained, watered and dragged daily.
  • 2 large grass fields for hacking and jumping.
  • Large pond – walk around
  • 7 large turnout paddocks. 3 Large fields for turnout.
  • Trails
  • 1 indoor wash stall with hot and cold water. Fans and heaters.
  • 3 shaded and paved out door wash stalls.
  • 3 farrier and/grooming stalls with additional lighting.
  • Full size grain room- each horse has a detailed feed menu intently developed.
  • Laundry and bath room with freezer for ice boots.
  • Main tack and viewing room with fans, heat, refrigeration.
  • Annex tack and viewing room with fan and heat.
  • Upper barn tack room for riding academy with room for boarder trunks and saddles.
  • 3 dimensional view from the office to the aisle and indoor.
  • A variety of jumps and courses are always set for lessons.
  • The property and barns are beautifully nestled below the picturesque Talcott mountain.
  • Fly Predators are used 7 months out of the year to eliminate the black flys.
  • Mosquito bombs are used to help eliminate mosquitoes
  • Bee and Wasp Care by Abair
  • Snow removal and sand for ice as needed by SNM Lawn Care
  • John Deere tractors maintained by Farmington Valley Equipment
  • Weekly Hay and shavings from Autumn Mist Farm
  • Weekly Grain and feed delivery from Valley Home and Garden
  • WAWF is equipped with two trucks and three trailers.
  • Manure removal every two days.
  • The property is maintained during all 4 seasons making it a lovely atmosphere to ride, hack, lesson and enjoy with your friends.
  • Every stall has complete ventilation and fans.
  • Main barn is heated
  • Entrance to the indoor and tack cleaning station is heated.
  • Educational clinics are offered every quarter.
  • Clinics
  • Standing bi-weekly visits with our team Vet, Dr. Gabby – Essex Equine
  • Standing weekly visits with our team Farrier, Chip Rankin
  • Excellent mucking services
  • Property manager
  • Avon Plumbing handles all farm plumbing
  • In house Electrician – quarterly electric.wire checks and improvements.
  • Horse dentist – Doug Rouacher
  • Chiropractor – Dr. Amy Clark
  • Emergency vet- Salmon Brooke Vets

Boarding Options


Main Barn

$1350.00 – $3300.00

The main barn is for full time training, sales and show horses.  Boarders have direct access to the indoor, heated tack rooms, office, outdoor rings, laundry, freezer for ice boot storage, heated aisle way for grooming comfort, ceiling fans, stall fans and heated indoor wash stall.

“Lacino” Hunter Derby at Fairfield 2018

Red Barn

$1,075.00 – $1,150.00

Horses boarded in this barn can be on part time training, grooming or show board. This barn is for the horse owner that has time to do their own horse care – properly – such as grooming, icing, tacking up. Extra services are a la cart at the customers request. Boarders have access to the heated wash stall, heated tack rooms, several stalls with walk out paddocks, easy access to the rings and out door wash stalls. Blanket storage on stall doors and outside entrance to the indoor ring.

Linhay Barns

$ 750.00- $950.00

The linhay barns are for the lay up horses or for Riders on a strict budget who want to do their own horse care (outside of mucking, turnouts, feed). These barns are great for the horse owners who like to manage their own blankets, medication, extra care. These stalls are great for the pleasure rider or the show rider who would like to be involved in a team environment. All fees for these barns are a la carte. These barns have access to the outside rings, indoor ring, outside washstalls and heated indoor wash -stall,


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