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Created in 2018, Duke's Memorial Fund helps with the care and veterinary expenses for all animals at the farm. In addition to the animals we have lost, the fund is a memorial to two of our volunteers who left us too soon: Mark Bakle and Hayden Bevard. 
Hello! My name is Annie! I am 8 years old and I came to Lily Creek with Mamee in 2023. We are best friends!  I helped with the therapy based services and a lot of beginners in the therapeutic riding. I’m a haflinger pony and I have a really long mane that the kids really like to brush and braid which I’m very thankful for! Sometimes my hay gets stuck in it and that’s embarrassing! 

​I’m Dyani! I’m going to cut to the chase, I love food! There is not a piece of hay or grain that I won’t eat! I’m 20 years old and I’ve been with Lily Creek for 10 years! I’m a mustang/percheron cross. I really like attention and I will come up to you for pets (as long as there’s no food nearby!). I’ve been on a little bit of a break but I’m slowly getting back into our programming and I’m very happy about it! I love being able to spend time with people!
Hello, my name is Sammi and I’m 19 years old. I’m a Haflinger and I’ve been with Lily Creek for 6 years. Everybody says I’m very pretty but I don’t act like it, I just want to play outside with my friends. I do a pretty wide variety of lessons, but I mostly stick to the moderately advanced kids. I am a pretty chill ride and just enjoy plodding around the arena taking care of my kids. 
Hi, I’m Mamee and I’m a 26 year old Haflinger. I came to Lily Creek just this year but man am I really enjoying it. I do a pretty wide variety of lessons, I can take care of the beginners but I also really enjoy getting to be a part of the more advanced lessons. I’m really good at loping with clients and I’ve even had a toy bow and arrow shot off of me, it’s really cool! When we get our driving program fully running, I will also play a big part in that. 

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Our programs would not be possible without our amazing equine partners. Please take a scroll through their page and learn all about what makes them special. 
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Hi! I’m Dakota! I’m the smallest of the herd, but I don’t let that stop me from having the loudest whiney! I’m 16 years old and I’ve been with Lily Creek for 10 years. I’m a miniature pony so I’m travel size, which means I go to a lot of our events. I wear a lot of ribbon, sparkles, and flowers. I also help when clients might be a little intimidated by the bigger horses, I’m the perfect size to help grow confidence. You might even see me pulling a cart for our driving program! Wouldn’t I be so cute? 
​Hello, my name is Austin. I'm the giant of the barn. I am a draft horse who enjoys taking naps in the sunshine and playing with my friends. I am a very good riding companion and I love taking care of our adults and older kids.  I arrived in December of 2023. I also am hoping to become a part of our driving program once we get it started. 
Hi, I’m Andi, I'm a 23 year old Selle Francais. Yes I promise that's a real breed of horse. I love attention and I will not hesitate to ask (politely) for a treat. Something interesting about me is I've been to college! I did jumping at the University of Findlay English Farm. I am learning now how to be a therapeutic riding horse here at Lily Creek, I only just arrived in February 2024! 
Hi! I’m Stetson and I’m 26 years old! I arrived in November 2023. I am a quarter horse and I’m very tall and handsome! I do a lot of lessons that involve some of our more advanced kids. I’m very polite and quite on the ground and I really behave myself in lessons. 
Hello everyone I'm Tony! I am 21 years old. I am a thoroughbred and man do I love to play. I can do all kinds of ballet like leaps in the air, I might just try out for a dance team! I am best friends with Andi and I also went to college at the University of Findlay English Farm. I am looking forward to helping in lessons, you can throw any toy you like at me and I won't flinch! 
Whats that noise? It's me! Mac! I'm a Donkey and I am not afraid to let everyone know, my brays can be heard across the farm. I came to Lily Creek Farms with Austin. I am still skittish of new people and I am working pretty hard on that. I am 21 years old so it may take time for me to build trust. I really like my life at Lily Creek and I can't wait to join Team Lily with Dakota. 
Thank You Heather's Day Care for sponsoring me!
Hi! I'm Crystal and I'm a 24 year old quarter horse. I've helped a lot of 4H kiddos learn how to ride and show horses and now I'm very excited to become a therapeutic riding horse. I just arrived at Lily Creek in April 2024 so I am a newbie! I help a lot of the beginner kids when they start to learn how to ride. Everybody says they love me already and I am so sweet, I don't know about any of that, I just know I'm really happy I met my new friend Mac. Me and Mac are best buddies. 
I'm Banjo! I'm brand new to Lily Creek, I just arrived in April 2024. I am a 5 year old draft horse, so I'm pretty young. Incase you can't tell from my picture, I'm gorgeous and I'm not afraid to say it. I strut my stuff and if you don't notice my brilliant gray color you'll sure hear my big draft hooves! I still have some things to learn before I am ready to step into the lesson ring but I'm trying really hard for my trainers. I learn super fast and I'm hoping to join the lesson team soon! I also will be a driving horse in our future driving program. 
Hello everyone, my name is Flash. I arrived at Lily Creek in April 2024 with Banjo. There is one major difference between me and him..... our size. I'm a 6 year old Hackney pony cross. I strut my stuff even more than Banjo does. I sure know how to look pretty. I had a bit of a rough past before Lily Creek so I am just learning how to trust people again and my arrival into the lesson ring is still to be determined. I get better and better everyday though. I will also join the future driving program. With a pony as Flashy as me how could I not? See what I did there?