NeedlePoint Farm
NeedlePoint Farm Site Menu


    Horses for Sale

       Winter Smiles
       Princess Miracle Smiles
       Rockin New Feature

    About Us
    Contact Us

About Needlepoint Farm

Needlepoint Farm starts in the heart of a child that never forgets the people and horses that taught her about...

"Sewing Horses and People Together... One Stitch at a Time"

As a child my grandparents on my mothers side had a wonderful summer cottage in Butler, PA where I would spend all my summer days. Then one-day new neighbors moved on to the old farm over the hill and they had horses and a little girl about my age of 11.

I thought that if I get to know the daughter, I might be able to see the horses. Well, I started running over that hill and introduced myself to the new family and their daughter was not there. I then asked if I could go see the horses and they said, "YES".

That was the "YES" that changed my life forever. Their names where Yvonne & Joe. Yvonne taught me the foundation on how to care for horses by showing me how to clean stalls & tack, fix fence, bale hay and more by just being around the horses. I eventually bought my first horse a Pinto named "Apache" in the summer 1976. Well of course Apache and I did everything together from trail riding, swimming at the water hole to my first horse show. He was the best pal a gal could have.

Shortly after Apache, I got a Leopard Appaloosa mare called, "Britches Beauty" and we took serious lessons and competed at the local shows and did really well. Our first Hunter/Jumper show we entered we won Grand Champion in both divisions.

Then a couple of summers later I got a training project from my blacksmith an Appaloosa called, "Jonathan E. Eagle" in within 2 weeks we where winning at the local fair.

After graduating from high school I got my first official professional job at the Chagrin Valley Hunt Club in Ohio, where I was a groom for the summer. After that position I learned a lot about the horse industry that I could never learn out of textbooks. From then on in, I have worked in numerous breed, show and training farms as a professional up until 1996 when I started Needlepoint Farm and decided to start a career change in my life and fill a niche in the horse industry that was needed.

This is a list of positions within the horse industry that I have work. This outline is to show that experience is the key to success in the Horse Industry and that knowing and understanding a little bit of each breed/discipline is an education that can not be replaced.


AHSA-Hunter/Jumper Circuit
Arabian Breeding Farm
Paso Fino's for trail riding club
Quarter Horse Breeding Farm
Riding Instructor at Lesson Barns
Thoroughbred Racing Industry & Breeding Farm
Trail Riding Clubs/Ranches
Showing Arabians, Appaloosa's, POA's, Quarter Horses, Saddlebreds and Thoroughbreds
A Video Documentary on the Standardbred Racing Industry.
Published photography in national magazines.


I currently own and train trail riding horses.