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Situated in beautiful Western Michigan, Free Bird Farm & Stables offers the region's premier equine facilities and amenities. Our entire property is devoted to the care, training, and development of horses and their owners. Our experienced staff features world-renowned equine specialists.

Free Bird. Farm & Stables

At Free Bird Farm & Stables, we are passionate about providing an extraordinary standard of care and exceptional experiences with our beloved horses. The 21+ acre property has 17 stables, a heated indoor riding arena, an open-air outdoor riding arena, rolling hills, lush pastures with trails, and serene foliage.

Services & Amenities

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Horse Stabling

Unparalleled care available for equine companions. From spacious stalls to heated wash racks, we provide a haven tailored to your horse’s comfort and well-being.

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Overnight Stabling

With comfortable accommodations and expert care, we ensure your prized companion feels right at home while you rest easy. Upgrade your horse’s stay with our optional exercise package.

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Showing & Grooming

From meticulous grooming to expert presentation, our experienced groomers bring out the best in your majestic partner. Trust us to ensure your prized horse looks and feels exceptional inside or outside the ring.

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Training & Lessons

Our trainers and specialists help you develop the skills and techniques to become a more proficient, confident rider.

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Equine Therapy

Discover the transformative power of horses as our partners in healing. Certified therapists tailor personalized programs that combine expert guidance with the gentle wisdom of these special animals.

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Private Events & Gatherings

Private events at our farm offer a unique blend of rustic charm and equestrian elegance. Our venue offers a picturesque setting for weddings, corporate retreats or any special occasion.

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At our stable, we attach great importance to the safety and comfort of our horses and clients. We provide optimal conditions for horses, including spacious stalls, quality nutrition and regular veterinary check-ups.

Frequently Asked Questions


Do you offer horse rentals for trail rides?

Unfortunately, we do not offer horse rentals for trail rides at this time. However, we do provide riding lessons and training programs for those interested in developing their riding skills.

What disciplines are catered to at your farm?

Our facilities cater to various disciplines including dressage, jumping, Western riding, and pleasure riding.

Can I schedule a tour of your facility?

Absolutely! We encourage visitors to tour our farm and stable. Contact us to arrange a convenient time.


Do you offer retirement boarding for older horses?

Yes, we provide retirement boarding for senior horses in a peaceful and comfortable environment.

How are the horses monitored for health and well-being?

Our dedicated staff conducts regular health checks and monitors the horses closely for any signs of illness or injury. We prioritize the safety and well-being of all our equine residents.

Are there any requirements for boarding or using your facility?

All horses must be up-to-date on vaccinations and deworming. Riders under 18 years old must wear helmets while mounted.

What kind of amenities do you have for boarded horses?

Our facility features spacious stalls, daily turnout, quality hay and feed, and access to trails and arenas for exercise.

How much does it cost to board a horse at your stable?

Boarding rates vary depending on the type of accommodations and services needed. Please contact us for specific pricing.


What kind of jumps and courses do you have available for training?

Our facility features a variety of jumps, including traditional hunter fences, oxers, and combinations. We also have well-maintained courses for practicing both hunter and jumper rounds.

Do you offer hunter jumper training and coaching?

Yes, we specialize in hunter jumper training and offer coaching for riders looking to improve their skills in this discipline.

Can I bring my own trainer for lessons at your facility?

Yes, clients are welcome to bring their own trainers for lessons at our facility. We just ask that all trainers comply with our rules and regulations.

What equipment do I need for riding lessons?

Riders should have appropriate riding attire and equipment, including ASTM/SEI-certified helmets and proper footwear. Additionally, riders are encouraged to have their own protective vests for jumping activities.

How do I schedule a lesson or book boarding for my horse?

You can schedule lessons or book boarding by contacting us via phone or email. Our staff will be happy to assist you.

Equine Therapy

Is equine therapy covered by insurance?

Coverage for equine therapy varies depending on the individual’s insurance plan and specific circumstances. We recommend contacting your insurance provider to inquire about coverage options.

How often are therapy sessions scheduled?

Therapy sessions are typically scheduled on a weekly or bi-weekly basis, depending on the needs and availability of the participant. Consistency and regularity are key to maximizing the therapeutic benefits of the program.

Do participants need prior experience with horses?

No prior experience with horses is necessary to participate in equine therapy. Our programs are designed to accommodate individuals of all skill levels, from beginners to experienced riders.

Are the therapy horses specially trained?

Yes, our therapy horses are carefully selected and trained to work with individuals of varying abilities and needs. They undergo specialized training to ensure they are gentle, patient, and responsive to the cues of their handlers.

How are the therapy sessions structured?

Therapy sessions are typically conducted in a safe and supportive environment under the guidance of certified therapists and experienced equine handlers. Sessions may include both mounted and unmounted activities depending on the goals of the individual.

What types of equine therapy programs do you offer?

We offer a variety of equine therapy programs including therapeutic riding, ground-based activities, interactive grooming sessions, and mindfulness exercises with horses.