Brookside Stables  Horses Are More Than Just Our Business
Wilmington, VT      (802) 464-0267

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Sassys Sugar

OUR HORSES
Sassy is an APHC registered Appaloosa Mare. Foaled April 23, 1993. Sassy has been trained/shown western pleasure, she and Melissa have taken many blue ribbons and championships. Melissa has done all of Sassy's training. We are very proud of them, they make quite the team. Sassy stands about 14.3 hands.
It is with a very heavy heart we share that Sassy lost her battle with laminitis. For more information and some memories of this special girl vist her page. RIP our sweet girl.  click here for our story Sassy's Sugar
Zippos Scenic Flash
  aka. Whiskey or Bug



Whiskey is a registered Paint gelding, born 5/4/09. Whiskey is Melissa's baby, she choose the mare and the stallion and in return got this BEAUTIFUL colt. Melissa had hoped for a colorful filly but did not send him back!!!  This boy has his mom's wonderful temperament. Whiskey is out of our  mare "Lady" Tonys Torino Flash and by a beautiful paint stallion, Scenic Zipaloot.                  

Myia is a registered Appaloosa mare born 5/8/03.  Myia has a lot of western pleasure training and is a real pleasure to ride. Melissa has nick named Myia "Turtle" because of her very slow way of going. Myia stands 15.3 hands. She is out of A Barkeepers Dream and by Machos Ace. What a ham!!!!

Aces Sweet Coleen
aka Myia

Honey is an AHR registered Haflinger Mare. Foaled Febuary 7,1998. Honey is a wonderful lesson horse for any rider, she is our number one lesson horse. A great brood mare, one of our best trail horses, she goes over and threw anything with out hesitation. Honey stands about 14.1 hands. Honey will win your heart in no time flat, she is a wonderful mare.

​ We are heart broken to share we lost Honey to impact colic this winter (2016). RIP to the worlds most loved horse
​E. Lincoln Land Rose FAH
aka Honey



Messenger is an AHR registered and inspected Haflinger gelding. Foaled March 14, 1999. He stands 14 hands. This is not just one beautiful boy but his personality is exceptional, he is a real love. He is currently being leased buy one of Brookside's kids. they are awesome together.  
Messenger CVH


Tonys Torino Flash
aka Lady
Lady is an AQHA registered Quarter Horse mare. Foaled June 1st 1997. Lady is our super sweet mare who has been in our family since she was a three year old. Lady stands 15.3, she is a nice big boned old style Qh.  Lady is truly the western horse and the best trail horse you could ever ask for. Lady does a few lessons and occasionally does a lesson with SVTRC. Her sweet easy going personality has her as one of Brookside's favorites
Tiz Sir Sock Hop Dancer
aka Soxy
Soxy is a AMHR registered Miniature Horse gelding.  Foaled April 23rd 2007. Soxy is a super sweet little guy who won Ann's heart right from their first meeting. Soxy loves to be in the show ring, he has that look at me I'm super cute attitude and it shines through. He also loves showing off his tricks, anything for some attention. He is such a little ham. Soxy stands 34.25 inches tall. 
Cottontails Strawberry Jayne
aka Jayne
Jayne is a AMHR registered Miniature Horse mare. Foaled May 6th 2005. Jayney is a sweet little girl who has touched the hearts of many. She has ben a big part of our day camps, giving the kids all a chance to learn about driving. Jayne is currently being leased by our Tanya. You can expect to see them in the show ring together this coming summer. Jayne stands34.75 inches tall  
We are excited to share that our Tanya will be purchasing this beautiful little girl soon
Our horses  who where apart of Brookside that are no longer with us but will always be in our hearts. RIP to some special ponies
Char-Nay's Max
aka Jack
 Cinder Ella
aka Cindy
Cindy is an AHR registered Haflinger mare. Foaled May 5th 2000. Cindy is a very special little mare, who is loved by many.  Cindy is one of our lesson ponies and quickly became the favorite of a couple of our kids. Keep watch for our Matt out in the show world with this beautiful little lady. They have become quite the team. Cindy stands 14.1 hands. 

Jack is a registered NASDHA gelding. Foaled May 10th 2002. Jack is a big baby who won our hearts right from the start.  Our plans are for him to be a walk trot lesson horse under saddle and we are really looking forward to driving him. Look forward to sharing this special boy with all our students who I know will love him.. Jack stands about 16.3
Norfleets Mr Smoke
aka Pete
Pete is a APHA registered Paint gelding. Foaled February 25th 2003. Shortly after Pete arrived here  it was pretty obvious that he was meant to be Shawn's horse. Pete picked Shawn as much as Shawn picked Pete. They have started their journey learning together. We plan to spend a lot of time just on ground work letting them bond more and get to know each other. Look forward to seeing this team can go. Pete stands about 15.2 hands
Mc Adain Peanut
aka Carrot
Carrot is an AHR registered gelding. Foaled
Carrot is as steady a horse as you'll ever find. His easy going nothing bothers him attitude makes him an incredible walk/trot lesson horse for the beginners or just a nice quite boy for a stroll out on the trails. Carrot is also used by the Southern Vt. Therapeutic Center as one of their favorites. This boy can really do it all, he just says no cantering please, it takes to much energy LOL!! 
Peppers Don  
aka. Myles (near horse) (on right in picture)
Myles is  Premium registered gelding  in the NASDHA. Foaled 4/16/01. Myles is a very special sweet  boy, always easy going and rock solid. Nothing bothers this boy making him the perfect horse out on the road with the wagon or enjoying a trail ride. Myles stands about 16.2 hands
Buttons 
(off horse) (on left in picture)
Buttons is a Premium registered mare in the NASDHA. Foaled on 4/29/02/ Buttons is a very sweet girl who matches up with Myles perfectly. This beautiful girl loves her snuggle times. Out with the wagon or under saddle this beautiful mare is gentle and sweet. Buttons stands about 16.2 hands
Myles and Buttons are used for wagon rides at the stable and off property events such as weddings.  Love love love this team. 
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