To view current horses available please go to the top of the homepage where you see the horses photos can click on the adopt me button located by the description . This will allow you t scroll thru all the horses available.
The phenomenal success of this year’s Diamonds in the Rough Haunted Barn fundraiser reflects the ever-increasing support and partnership of our community. On behalf of our non-profit equine rescue, I want to express our heartfelt “Thank You” for the countless volunteer hours, donations, and attendance that made it a success. The Isle […]
Diamonds in the Rough relies on its volunteer force to care for rescued horses from Isle of Wight, surrounding counties and North Carolina. Volunteers give individual attention to rescued horses that arrive in poor health, ones that have been abused, or ones surrendered from loving owners who can no longer care for them.
Diamonds has a 2horse bumper pull trailer to rent. The Cost is 50 dollars per day and we now have a 3 horse stock bumper pull available for 75 dollars a day. Call 757-846-6076 to reserve Plug for gold Two horse bumper pull
Our used tack store is now open the 2nd Tuesday 10am-12pm and Saturday 12pm-2pm of each month
Along with working with the rescues Kelly runs a full time training /lesson business out of Merry Oaks stables. She gives lessons from the very beginner to the advanced Rider. Kelly specializes in reining it is her passion but she also gives lessons in Western pleasure , hunter under saddle, barrel racing, competitive trail and much more.
NEEDED: Volunteers to assist with showing the barn on the weekends
NOTE: Anyone interested in a specific horse will need to complete an application (green) and leave it in the mail box on the table, AND contact Sonja for details and an appointment.
Horses in the Retrain group are now healthy enough to begin ground work, round pen work, or under-saddle work.
“Rescue Horses” have been with us for less than 30 days. During this time they are evaluated by the vet. We then decide a course for them and they move to be Restored, Retrained, or Re-homed (Adopted).
Horses in the Restore Album are have been seen by the vet and farrier and are on a program to restore them back to health.