Meet Our Herd

Below you will find some general facts about each of our horses and a link to their story. Please scroll through and "meet our herd" All of our horses have a kind and gentle spirit eager to please and to calm a racing heart.

Cooper

Barn Name: Cooper

Registered name: Unknown

Born: 2004

Breed: American Bashkir Curly

Color: Dark bay

Height: 14.2 hands

Weight: 1000 lbs

Where He Was Born: wild horse in mustang herd from North Dakota

Parents: unknown (gift from friends from New York)

 

Cooper began his life in North Dakota as a wild horse running with the mustangs. He was rounded up as a yearling and sold to some folks in Ohio who sold him to a woman in New York. Her husband’s employment took them to Mexico and she did not want to take Cooper into a land that consumed horses for dinner. Cooper was given to Mystic Mountain and has been a blessing to many children for several years. Click here to read his story.

 

Lightning

Barn Name: Lightning or Mr. Mustache Man

Registered Name: Mystic’s Lightning Flash

Born: 2000

Breed: ½ American Bashkir Curly ½ Mustang, Morgan, Quarter horse

Color: Buckskin

Height: 15 hands

Weight: 1000

Where He Was Born: Mystic Mountain

Parents: Flica and Mystic’s Miracle

 

Lightning was born in the wee hours of the morning during a severe thunder and lightning storm. His nick name is Mr. Mustache Man as he sports a mustache most of the year! Click here to read his story.

Rose

Barn Name: Rose

Registered Name: Buck Mountain Rose

Born: 1995

Breed: ½ American Bashkir Curly – mother (dam) ½ Belgium – father (sire)

Color: strawberry roan (white hairs on body coat)

Height: 15.3 hands

Weight: 1100

Where She Was Born: Buck Mountain Ranch near Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Parents: Canadian (purchased Rose at an auction in Calgary, Alberta)

 

Rose was born on Buck Mountain Ranch in Alberta, Canada. She was one of 40 American Curly horses sent to the first ever auction in the world of these horses. Rose was the first American Bashkir Curly to be shown at the 4-H Pennsylvania State Horse Show. Click here to read her story.

Marble

Barn name: Marble

Registered name: Mystic’s Marble Delight

Born: 1998

Breed: American Bashkir Curly

Color: Grey dapple

Height: 14.2

Weight: 900

Where She Was Born: Mystic Mountain

Parents: Mystic’s Mariah and a stallion from Ohio named EsParGo

 

Marble is one of the camper’s favorite horses, although everyone wonders why the white horse is named “Marble”. Click here to read her story.

Chauncey

Barn name: Chauncey

Registered name: unknown

Breed: Icelandic

Color: brown with flaxen mane and tail

Height: 13.2 hands

Weight: 800

Where He Was Born: Iceland

Parents: Unknown

 

Chauncey came to Mystic Mountain severely under weight, with serious skin issues and almost unable to walk on his untrimmed hooves. After nearly two years of specialized tender loving care he has joined the riding horse team. Click here to read his story.

Emmy

Barn name: Emmy

Registered name: Mystic’s Majestic Morning

Born: 2002

Breed: ½ Curly Part Mustang, Morgan and Quarter horse

Color: Copper and black (bay)

Height: 14.2 hands

Weight: 900

Where She Was Born: Mystic Mountain

Parents: Flica and Mystic’s Miracle

 

Emmy was born at Mystic Mountain but spent several years just hanging out. In the fall of 2013 she finished some major training and is being ridden by instructors only. Click here to read her story.

Fancy

Barn name: Fancy

Registered name: Mystic’s Night of Fantasy

Born: 2004

Breed: ½ Curly Mustang, Morgan, Quarter Horse

Color: golden with black and flaxen mane and tail

Height: 14.2 hands

Weight: 950

Where She Was Born: Mystic Mountain

Parents: Flica and Mystic’s Evening Star

 

Fancy was born on the farm and has been a favorite for many years. In the fall of 2013 she completed some major training and is joining the Mystic’s Riders program. Click here to read her story.

 

Cody

Barn Name: Cody

Registered name: Mystic’s Bug in a Rug

Born: 1999

Breed: American Bashkir Curly

Color: Sorrel

Height: 15 hands

Weight: 1000

Where He Was Born: Mystic Mountain (bred in Connecticut)

Parents: Katrina and a stallion from Connecticut named Quassett’s First Son

 

Cody name was changed to Mystic’s Cody, as a result of his riding training. Denise guarded this treasure for a couple of years and then decided to share him with other riders. Click here to read his story.

Cheyenne

Barn name: Cheyenne

Born: 1998

Breed: Quarter horse

Color: Sorrel

Height: 14.3

Weight: 900

Cheyenne is the newest addition to our herd. She is a sweet spirited horse who loves to talk and has a goat named Jenny.

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Shadow

Barn name: Shadow

Registered name: unknown

Born: possibly 2000

Breed: Paint

Color: Black

Height: 16.2 hands

Weight: 1200

Where He Was Born: unknown

Parents: unknown – told they were registered Paint stock

 

Shadow was the first horse Denise ever met that begged her to take him home. Click here to read his story.

Ebony

Barn name: Ebony

Registered name: unknown

Born: possibly 2000

Breed: Paint

Color: Black and white

Height: 15 hands

Weight: 1000

Where She Was Born: unknown

Parents: unknown

 

Ebony was given to Mystic Mountain with very little training and many physical issues. It took nearly a year before she was ready to join the summer camp program. Having children ride her is a new experience that she is adjusting to. Ebony loves all of the attention, especially apples as treats! Click here to read her story.

Katrina

Barn name: Katrina

Registered name: Katrina LS

Born: 1990

Breed: American Bashkir Curly

Color: Sorrel

Height: 15.2

Weight: 1000

Where She Was Born: Ohio – purchased from Connecticut

Parents: Ohio horses

 

Katrina was purchased from a Connecticut Curly horse breeding facility. She came pregnant. After the foal was born we discovered that she had survived a major barn fire. Experienced riders eventually vote Katrina their favorite horse to ride because she has so much “get up and go”. Click here to read her story.

Spirit

Barn name: Spirit

Registered name: Mystic’s Gentle Spirit

Born: 2002

Breed: ½ American Bashkir Curly ¼ Paint and ¼ Appaloosa

Color: black

Height: 12 hands

Weight: 600 lbs

Where She Was Born: Mystic Mountain

Parents: Miss Nibbs and Mystic’s Miracle

 

Spirit’s parents were full sized horses, but she is only the size of a miniature horse. God knew that we would have many small children here and he blessed us with this small, black, Curly, gentle horse with the white blaze and four white stockings. Click here to read her story.

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14520 Mystic Rd

Cambridge Springs, PA 16403

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