UPDATES & HAPPENINGS
Hope and Joy Farms Showcase
June 12, 2021 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM CDT
Watch as several professional trainers showcase local Tennessee rescue horses. At the end of the clinic the horses will be available to test ride and adopt. Visit our booth featuring horse tack, arts and crafts for sale. This is the perfect opportunity to see some wonderful horses, fantastic trainers, and good-hearted horse people. Spread the word and get ready to fall in love! Click photo for more details.
Hickman County Arts and Crafts
May 8, 2021
Be sure to visit our booth at the Hickman County Arts & Crafts Guild Fair on May 8, 2021. We will be offering used tack and a large selection of arts and crafts.
2020 Rally For The Rescues Trainers Challenge
Please consider a donation to Rally For The Rescues Trainers Challenge. This Fourth Annual special event features trainers in competition to help Equine Rescues in the area with horses, miniature horses and donkeys for adoption. Scheduled October 9-11, 2020 at Clearview Farms.
April 28, 2018 Adoption Clinic and Rescue Showcase Hope and Joy Farms, Woodbury TN
Watch as various professional trainers showcase rescue horses for adoption from local Tennessee rescues. The event is free to attend and no tickets necessary. Horses will be available to test ride. Veterinarian on hand to answer any questions. Farrier service, crafts, and tack for sale. Concessions available. Hope & Joy Farms will begin advertising potential horse candidates soon! Follow them on Facebook for updates.
We will be participating in the Home and Joy Farm event along with other rescue organizations. Mark your calendar!
February 23, 2018 2018 Southern Equine Expo Tennessee Miller Colisem, Murfreesboro, TN
The sixth Annual Southern Equine Expo returns to the Tennessee Miller Coliseum in Murfreesboro, Tennessee on February 23-25, 2018. We built our reputation by providing the highest quality clinics presented by nationally known horsemen, educational seminars, hands-on demonstrations, and shopping from over 75 vendors. Southern Equine Expo is dedicated to improving the care of horses through education of their owners. During the event, attendees will enjoy clinics by JOSH LYONS, MICHAEL GASCON, BRANDI LYONS, STEVE EDWARDS, CANDICE KING, CEDAR POTTS-WARNER, ELIZABETH CLAVETTE, RYAN COTTINGIM, JOSH PEBBLES, MICHAEL LYONS, ELIZABETH TINNAN, PERRY NEAL, CLIFF SCHADT, JR., STEPHEN GRAYCHECK , Colt Starting Challenge Clinicians and other nationally known horsemen, educational workshops, competitions and hands-on demonstrations.
There will be plenty of shopping at the Expo. Be sure to stop by our booth for horse items and handmade crafts!
January 06, 2018 Jamie Pankow Photography
On January 6th, we had the pleasure of meeting Jamie Pankow of Jamie Pankow Photography. Wonderful photographer! Please check out Jamie's website and consider a session with her. Visit Jamie's blog telling her story of visiting the farm. "Each and every horse that stood in front of my lens had their own personal story that proved them worthy of a second chance." ~ Jamie Pankow
October 08, 2017 Paws on the South Harpeth
Join us Saturday, October 8, 2017, in Fernvale TN for Paws on the South Harpeth, "... a celebration of rescues, fosters, adopters and animals that takes place on the banks of the scenic river". We will have a booth featuring handmade crafts and horse items for sale. The event beginning at 11:00am will feature, "live music, food, games, hayrides, and the opportunity to wade, play and even kayak along a mile-long stretch of the South Harpeth River in the Fernvale community". Get directoins, read about more details and see the video here.
September 07, 2017 Neglected Horses Get Second Chance At Rally For The Rescues News Channel 5 Nashville
Reported by Sarah McCarthy. Read article here. See video here. September 9 - 10, 2017, horses will be offered for adoption after competition events.
Rally for the Rescues Trainers Challenge September 9 - 10, 2017
We have two horses entered in this year's Rally for the Rescues Trainers Challenge Event where the horses are sponsored and will be adopted. This second annual event was, "Created to help up and coming trainers gain publicity and help rescue horses get the training they need to be adopted into forever homes". We hope you will consider contributing to the event by sponsoring a horse and joining us on September 9 - 10, 2017 to see the horses compete. We will be featuring a used tack and horse items sale at the event - see some of the items here. You can following along with updates of training and see videos on the Rally for the Rescues Facebook page here.
Yard Sale July 22, 2017
Hoping for good weather on Saturday, July 22, 2017. Located at the Hickman Humane storage unit near Fred's in Centerville. Lots of Household stuff, a small amount of clothes and some nice toys Lamps, chair, small appliances etc. We currently have a nice used Washer & Dryer for sale and a large wood desk! We would love donations of tack or horse items as well as household items. All sales go toward care of the horses.Thank you!
June 25, 2017 HHH Vets Open House
We helped with the Heroes & Horses Healing Open House held Sunday, June 25, 2017, welcoming interested Veterans, their families, and friends in the program HHH Vets offers free of charge to all Veterans and their families in equine assisted therapy for PTSD. We provided the ponies for the childrens' pony rides and pony painting. It was a beautiful day and a wonderful turnout of folks interested in the program HHH Vets offers.
November 19, 2016 Grand Opening at Hope and Joy Farms 286 Lone Oak Lane, Woodbury, TN 37190
Free Family Day!
10:00 a.m. - 3:00pm
Horsemanship demonstration by renowned clinician Sal Landa
Food, hot chocolate, smores
Horseshoes, fishing, pallet art project
Tour our facility and wander through our pastures
Pony rides and obstacle training course
(Horse tack, winter horse blankets and saddles on sale to benefit River Edge Farm Horse Rescue)
November 19, 2016 Hickman County Arts & Crafts Guild
Hickman County Arts & Crafts Guild
East Hickman Elementary School, Lyles, TN
Saturday, November 19, 2016
Come out and visit our booth, see the new Horse Scarves available in Grey, Chestnut, Bay, and Buckskin
Great gift ideas!
Christmas is only days away!
June 17, 2017 Rally For The Rescues - Trainers Challenge Trainers Challenge
We had two horses entered in the Rally For The Rescues event June 17-19, 2016. Benefiting the Horses, Trainers and those looking to adopt a Rescue, this event most importantly gave the Horses greater chances for a new life. The horses were fostered and trained for 110 days then competed in four events in Shelbyville TN. You can read more about the event in The Tennesean. Follow progress and see results of the horses on Facebook. We appreciate all the hard work and contributions for this terrific event.
April 14, 2016 3-Day Clinic with Ken McNabb April 14, 15, 16, 2016
Join Ken McNabb for a 3-Day Horsemanship Clinic located at Circle G Ranch, Lynnville, Tennessee. The clinic provides "a unique experience that you will not find with any other clinician". This is foundation for advanced riders.
February 26, 2016
Visit our booth at the Southern Equine Expo, February 26-28, 2016 to see handcrafted items available for sale to help support River Edge Farm Horse Rescue. Leather and fleece throw, wall hangings and much more, lots to choose from. See you there!
November 21, 2015 Hickman County Arts and Crafts Guild
Please join us on Saturday, November 21, 2015 at the Hickman County Arts and Crafts Guild event, East Hickman Elementary School, where we will have a booth featuring hand made crafts perfect for Christmas gifts or simple pleasure. All proceeds are used to support the horses. We look forward to seeing you there!
October 24, 2015 Open House
Open House held October 24, 2015 in conjunction with Homes for Horses Coalition. Everyone enjoyed the demonstrations and were introduced to our horses for adoption. We appreciate everyone's participation and donations. We especially appreciate all the hard work on the part of Volunteers who helped make the event a success!