Why visit Magic Horse Garden in October? Fall beauty enhances the garden. Due to someone cancelling, we have open space and are offering new bookings a second day at half price. If you book for four days, two are half price.
Folks today seek more than a comfortable and safe space to stay; they seek a unique experience. Come to our location and it is guaranteed. Walks, kayak rides, gardens, fishing, interaction with animals - at your fingertips.
Children especially love the experience.
- Guests are invited to enjoy animals at own risk provided animals are never treated with disrespect
- This is a sanctuary and guests are asked to treat it as a place of peace and tranquility
-Enjoying the grounds for small parties or events can be arranged.
When you visit ‘Magic Horse Garden’ you will be greeted by me, Carolyn. As owner and operator of the farm, I can be found knee deep working in the flower or vegetable garden, brushing the enormous tail of our Friesian, Valentino, or teaching Twilight, my Chincoteague mare, to paint the barn. She is outrageously smart and needs a constant challenge. A stay in the cottage means you will be surrounded by nature and creatures, four legged and feathered. We all live together in mutual trust and respect in this sanctuary we call home. In my “spare” time, I am a professor of education at Simon Fraser University. When I can squeeze it in, I write children’s books and screen- plays and teach in the film industry. I’m not as smart as my mare, but like her, I am always looking for a chance to learn something new. Every ten years, it seems, I take on a huge project. As a result I’ve had so many marvelous adventures – I’ve operated a consulting company using Jungian archetypes, I’ve built a botanical garden in WA, and presently I am an equine therapist introducing my students to animal assisted learning. I should be retired, and each time I take on a new project I promise myself I will let go of one of my jobs. Alas, I enjoy them all so much, I simply add the newest to the list. As active as I am, I relish my time of peace and quiet at the farm. I am often seen rocking our huge rooster Stanley to sleep; or singing softly to Sasha, our blind Polish hen, who loves to perch on my shoulder or ride on Joey, the mini horse’s back. Though she technically has decided my daughter Mickey is her ‘real’ mother, Sasha is very friendly and allows guests to hold her and feed her grapes from the vines that surround the cottage.