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Blue Star Equiculture

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If you love animals you'll love these horses

Spent time feeding them apples and just hanging out with them. Gentle giants they are. Not a lot of... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2019
Ware, Massachusetts
A sancuary for horses and a place to connect with them

I just read the harsh review and if you were coming from a show horse, expensive stable setting, I... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2018
Northampton, Massachusetts
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Helping Horses, Humans, and Mother Earth. Support our mission and JOIN THE HERD! Currently our farm is closed to the public, you can schedule a tour with us however,as we prepare to move to our forever home. We welcome you to visit our farm 7 days a...more
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3090 Palmer St, Palmer, MA 01069-9621
+1 413-289-9787
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

Spent time feeding them apples and just hanging out with them. Gentle giants they are. Not a lot of places to go into,but they are building a pole barn and have other shelters. The area is being all fixed up with some nice pasture land...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank pakasuz2
Reviewed May 12, 2018

I would not send a rabid dog there.This place is moving up the road finally. This farm was once very beautiful now it is ugly.This woman has brought way to many horses here In the summer you could drive by a smell urine something I...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Linda J
Reviewed April 13, 2018

I just read the harsh review and if you were coming from a show horse, expensive stable setting, I can see where it might feel shabby and run down. Think working farm vs. showplace. If you understand that they are giving pastures and a herd...More

Date of experience: March 2018
5  Thank stburnham01
Reviewed March 20, 2017

I travel to Blue Star throughout the year to sketch or photograph the horses. It is in my hometown so I do not have to travel far but I noticed the negative review and cannot imagine what this person is talking about. A picture is...More

Date of experience: March 2017
4  Thank susanpecora
Reviewed March 6, 2017 via mobile

Between your horses, your staff, and volunteers, you have one of the most beautiful places in this state, I have yet to meet one face not smiling (gorgeous scenery too). The comfort felt as a visitor and the education this property and people provide to...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank Mindy W
Reviewed June 30, 2016

After reading the reviews, we decided to visit Blue Star Equiculture on our way to the reining horse show at the Big E. Oh my god, this place was the worse place we have ever seen. The barn was old, falling apart and didn't look...More

Date of experience: June 2016
15  Thank kodyd9988
Reviewed June 27, 2016

We were there for a recent event and fell in love with the place, atmosphere and people. It was a fund raiser for their not for profit agricultural experience. Go, see , walk and experience the farm life.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Skiwalker
Reviewed May 14, 2015

Where to start? If you love animals and especially horses, this is a must stop. Located in Bondsville Ma, a village of Palmer, this is the old Domey Farm. Instead of selling it for house lots, these wonderful folks bought it and transformed a dairy...More

Date of experience: September 2014
3  Thank semperfi702015
Reviewed February 1, 2015

They are not there to ride however they have carriage rides, volunteers are welcomed to care for horses. They are all rescue horses, retired working horses. Non profit so even $10 is very much appreciated and it goes towards the horses care. Well worth a...More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank Evelyn M
Reviewed November 5, 2014

In Palmer, MA, not far from the Connecticut border and closer to Springfield Ma, is a place called Blue Star Equiculture. This place is a draft horse (you know those incredibly large and beautiful horses, like the Clydesdales, that pull wagons and give carriage rides...More

Date of experience: September 2014
3  Thank LynnFromAustin
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