Sprucewood Farm is a small, family owned horse farm located in Colchester, Vermont, just north of Burlington, Vermont. Starting in 2005, Sprucewood offers boarding, lessons, training and sales of domestic and imported Warmbloods. Our private facility is located on a quiet dirt road but conveniently less than 5 miles from UVM and St Michaels colleges. We feature an indoor riding ring in the heated barn, outdoor riding ring with “Footing first” fiber footing for the best riding surfaces and miles of trails.
Sprucewood Farm has 16 large box stalls, 6 are in the heated section of the facility. We have heated and dehumidified tack room, heated warm room/lounge and office with laundry and facilities, wash rack, indoor and outdoor riding rings with improved “Footing First” fiber footing. Many large paddocks and ample pasture for turn out and plenty of beautiful trails. We offer full boarding which includes stall maintenance, feeding, hay, daily turnout/in. Other grooming services and care are available.
Emily began riding at the age of 4 and competed in Morgan horses, nationally, for 10 years. She also gained an interest in jumping in grade school. She started competing in jumping equitation at the age of 13. In 2009, Emily won the Morgan Hunter Pleasure Grand National and World Champion titles in Oklahoma and was awarded People’s Choice for the 4th time. She continued to ride Hunter/Jumpers and competed for 3 winters in Ocala, Florida at HITS. Emily attended high school, in the winter, on the showgrounds and graduated in 2013. Her last year of school, Emily groomed for and trained with the Olympic Gold Medalist, Peter Wylde. She, then, moved to Hamburg, Germany to groom full time and cross train in dressage. Emily returned to attend St. Michaels college full time, majoring in Biology. She continues to focus her efforts on importing and training Warmbloods for the Hunter and Jumper rings.