Michael, a 14.2 hh bay Arabian gelding passed away on July 2, 2009 at the age of 23. Michael arrived at Mare’s Run Farm in Tazewell, VA in 1992 where he was originally purchased as a riding horse and show horse for Jam and Sarah TePoel. Michael was shown in hunter on the flat and over fences as well as in dressage and won numerous awards. Michael was the first horse Jam began teaching lessons with in 1996. Then from 1996 through 2009 Michael taught many children the joys of riding and took many children to local horse shows.
Shown Below is Michael with Sidney, age 8, at the 2008 Tazewell County Fair.