Willow Creek Farm
in Asheville, NC, Willow Creek Horse Farm is a full-service horse facility owned
by Darrell Fox and managed by Tracy Stevens. We provide caring and professional
services for horses and their human partners who are living in Western NC, traveling
on horse show circuits or moving cross country. Our services include the following:
and Pasture Board
offer full stall board which includes twice daily feeding of high quality horse
feed and hay, clean stalls and turn out. We also have pasture board available.
To keep from overgrazing, there are 6 different pasture areas that we rotate our
horse herd on. The owner of Willow Creek Horse Farm lives on the property, just
steps away from the main horse barn with views of the pastures. For more information
please see our Stall and Pasture Board
in Asheville NC page.
Travel or Vacation Board
you wanting to vacation with your horse and ride the gorgeous trails in the mountains
of NC, but you don't want to camp out? We have safe stalls for your horses, so
that you can ride in the day and enjoy the night life of Asheville, along with
the comfort of any of the hotels or bed and breakfasts that are located close
We also provide overnight
accommodations for horses that are traveling cross country or on a show circuit,
including stalls and an arena where we can house large groups of horses traveling
in vans. We are 5 minutes from Interstate Hwy 40, with easy access for most truck
To make a reservation, please see our
Horse Travel and Vacation Board page.
big rigs hauling over 6 horses, please see the Important Note on our Map
and Directions page.
Medical and Rehabilitation Care
you have a horse that has been injured and needs daily medical or rehabilitation
care, but for some reason you are unable to do it? We can work with your veterinarian
to provide round-the-clock home care for your horse. Our services include wound
dressing and bandage changing, hand walking or turnout on flat, even ground, administering
medications and any other recommended veterinarian home care. For more information
on the rehab services we can provide, please see our Horse
Medical and Rehabilitation Care page.
Would you like to rent a nice covered arena for your horse-related event? We have
a 60' X 100' covered arena available for lessons, groups, clinics or overnight
stays. We are located in East Asheville, just minutes from downtown, with easy
access from Interstate 40 or Highway 240. Please see our Horse
Arena Rental page.
Training and Colt Starting
Willow Creek Horse Farm we provide colt starting, beginning ground work and in-the-saddle
training for your horse. Safety for both horses and their owners is our number
one priority. We begin by working with your horse first, and then with with you
and your horse to make sure that the training progresses into a respectful relationship.
To read more about what we offer, please click here: Horse
Training and Colt Starting.
Riding Lessons and Clinics
offer one-on-one instruction, small group lessons and clinics at our facility
and at other locations nearby. We work with all levels of riders in many varied
disciplines, both English and Western, including: hunter/jumper, classical dressage,
cross country, horse handling, ground work, western pleasure, trail riding, roping
and ranch roping with cattle. For more information please see our Horse
Riding Lessons and Clinics page.
Horse and Paso Fino Breeding Stallions
Creek Horse Farm is also a breeding facility. We have several stallions to choose
from, all with top bloodlines, beautiful conformation, color and intelligence.
For more information on the stallions standing at our facility, please see our
Quarter Horse and Paso Fino Breeding Stallions
Willow Creek Horse Farm we also have beautiful registered Quarter Horses for sale.
We breed for intelligence, willingness, correct conformation and good minds. We
have produced some of the best companion and working horses in our area. Please
see our Horse for Sale page for a sales
list along with photos of horses bred and raised at our farm.
you need your horse transported to a new facility or a vet appointment, but you
don't have access to a trailer? We've been safely hauling horses for over 30 years,
and can help you get your horse where he or she needs to go. We can also provide
transportation to the University of Georgia and University of Tennessee for any
medical care or testing your horse may need. We serve the Asheville, NC area including
Buncombe, Madison, Haywood, Mcdowell, Yancy, Polk, Rutherford, Henderson and Swain
counties. To set up an appointment, please see our Local
Horse Transportation page.
and Land Maintenance
your pasture need maintenance, or do you need tractor or backhoe work done on
your land? Maybe you have just purchased land and you need help designing the
horse farm of your dreams? We can help to clear your land, design pasture layouts
and build fencing and run-in sheds. We serve the Western NC area including Buncombe,
Madison, Haywood, Mcdowell, Yancy, Polk, Rutherford, Henderson and Swain counties.
For information on what we can do for your property, or to set up a date for your
next project, please see our Pasture
and Land Maintenance page.
and Large Animal Burial Service
love animals, and totally understand how hard it can be when it is time to let
one go. We are here to help you with this process by providing caring burial services
for horses and other large animals. For more information on what we provide, please
see our Horse and Large Animal Burial Service
the Willow Creek Horse Farm staff
testimonials from our clients
Creek Horse Farm has been a working breeding and training facility for over 40
years. Our staff has decades of experience working with and providing excellent
care for horses. Please see our Staff
and Testimonials page for information on our backgrounds and the services
we provide for our clients.
Resources and Webrings
have a whole page devoted to horse resources including links to local horse show
websites, training methods, tack stores and other information. If you have a horse-related
website, please contact us to exchange resources: Horse
Resources and Webrings.
Willow Creek Horse Farm Please
feel free to contact us to answer any questions you may have, or to make reservations
for overnight or weekend stays, horse transportation, training or colt starting,
or any of our other horse-related services: Contact
Willow Creek Horse Farm.
Creek Horse Farm is located about 4 miles from downtown Asheville in the Oakley
subdivision, which is in East Asheville. We are in the heart of the beautiful
mountains of Western North Carolina, and our farm is just a short drive from the
following local areas: Biltmore Forest, Fairview, Montford, Beaver Lake, Fletcher,
Grove Park, Arden, Skyland, Haw Creek and Black Mountain. We are minutes from
many beautiful horse trails, and the Biltmore Estate is just right up the road.
Click the following link for a Map and Directions
to Willow Creek Horse Farm.