Welcome to Simple Times Farm!!
Simple Times Farm is a non profit 501(c) 3 organization and strives to be a sustainable farm and equine center that exists to mentor youth and families to recognize our Creator through living responsible, adventurous, and creative lives in His service. We are located south of Flint and currently our clientelle come to us from Grand Blanc, Swartz Creek, Goodrich, Fenton, Holly, Clarkston and all across our beautiful state of Michigan for training, boarding and instruction. We are so honored to serve each of you!!
We are also home to 3D Performance Horses, our training arm that can assist you and your horse to be competitive in 4H, MIHA, Open Breed shows and beyond all the way to Pinto, Paint and Quarter Horse. Please call or contact us for references or questions.
Here are a few of our barn family accomplishments this year:
Pinto Worlds: Multiple top 5 and top 10 placements by our 3 riders, Karen Abbey, Cassidy Bartkowiak and Bella Kirby.
Pinto: Multiple high point weekend awards won by many students along with many overall high point placings in almost every class competed in by our students. Great job to each of you!
Color Breed Congress: Ameteur Elite High Point overall along with multiple individual championships, reserve championships, top 5 and top 10 placements achieved by Karen Abbey and Collin DeSota.
Multiple top placement by many of our students in our local 4H Horse Program as well as back to back state championships for our local Goodrich Equestrian Team that we coach.
Come enjoy our indoor arena with great footing, trails in the warmer months as well as a 80x200 outdoor arena and indoor heated bathrooms :) We do offer limited pasture boarding as well. Our family friendly atmosphere is loved by all that are committed to seeing the next generation be healthy and vibrant citizens. We offer lessons in Western and English disciplines, ground work and under saddle training as well as breaking out your new horse. Our property provides a great chance for the community to interact with Simple Times as well as the children and youth who come for our day camps, 4H club, our local equestrian team and other farm experiences.
CHAMPS 4H - Join our 4H Club in order to grow in character and horse skills and to have the opportunity through the spring and summer months to show what you are learning at the Oakland County fairgrounds in a fun enviroment for the whole family!
Summer Lesson Extravaganza - an interactive lesson program and farm immersion experience for children ages 7 - 14 that introduces them to the values and skills of farm life in a fun and lively atmosphere. Whether they are grooming a horse, learning to ride, or simply exploring creation, children are introduced to a Creator who loves them and are encouraged to let that love mold them into purposeful, useable, and talented individuals.