Celebrating a wonderful Fathers Day at Hope Haven with a cheese creation inspired by my sweet husband. Originally from Canada, and his favorite flavors are nutty, honey and salty. He also loves pesto. So this was posing quite the challenge.
First I made a lovely batch of plain chèvre to use as my canvas.
Then I slow roasted chopped pecans, with our goat milk butter, and added a bit of brown sugar, maple syrup and Himalayan salt for balance.
I blended the plain chèvre with a bit of honey and more Himalayan fine cheese salt.
Finally rolled it together with freshly harvested basil washed with lemon juice.
The resulting cheese is fantastic!!!!!
Happy Fathers Day!
How do you use or recycle your egg shells?
if you have chickens, it’s great to feed them to hens. It aids in calcium development of future eggs.
Just collect then dry them in a oven at 200 degrees for 10 minutes then crush. After they cool; place in a jar. Their purpose is to sprinkle at the base of plants like peppers and tomatoes to prevent blossom rot and it’s great for pests as well.
start seeds in them; right in the carton. If carton is cardboard, just cut apart and plant directly. Easy peesey.
Do you save your egg shells? Share your ideas below.
Hope Haven Farms - a division of our collective efforts on this beautiful acreage granted to us. In addition to our farm, we also board horses, teach riding lessons, train ground manners in horses of all ages, and now we HOST WEDDINGS and Other Special events. Check out our website for upcoming news and events.
Gorgeous farm, located in Dorchester County; 15 minutes from Summerville. Now booking for weddings and other special events. Over 50 huge pecan trees, 100 year old farm house, all on an Equestrian Center and Goat Dairy.
Gorgeous living room for bridal party preparation. Separate groom prep area. Open to all catering companies.
Contact us today as dates with our introductory pricing, will not last long.
Chestnuts are Falling!!!!!
Gorgeous Organic Chestnuts for Roasting
How to Cook Chestnuts - Roasting Chestnuts in an Oven
Any cheese made from cow milk can be made with Goats Milk. The production of goat cheese follows many of the same basic cheesemaking steps as other types of cheese:
Aged Cheese - Preorder for the Hoidays!3 lb Wheel - $40 5lb Wheel - $50
Please RSVP or book your tickets to these events on our website. September 21 - Volunteer work day - Starts at 8 am - Farm Open Day
Work Day - Fencing, Picking up Debris, Burning Piles and some demolition. Please wear work boots, eye protection and bring gloves.
(Free coupon for Hayride event)
September 22 - Cheese making Class 2 pm
$10 Class Tuition
September 28 - Fall Event - Hayrides, Roasting Smores and Farm Tour
One last thing - The Holidays are Coming Soon!Shop with us!!
Gift Certificates, Riding Lessons, Goat Milk Soap, Cheeses, Home Décor and other Antiques and Art! Shop Online Today!!! New items added daily.
Happy to help.Please contact us with any questions or homesteading suggestions. Something you want to see in our newsletter? Just drop us a line! We would love to hear from you!
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2015 PLEASURE SHOW
6/20, 7/18, 8/22, 9/12, 10/17, 11/14, 12/12
Start Time: 8:00am
Entry fee: $7/class Pre-Registered
Day of Show $10/class
Trophy Class Fee: $15/class
Unlimited Ride: $50
Credit, Cash or Check
Judge: ARIELLE CHRISTMAN
T1 TROPHY HALTER
1 Open Halter*
T2 TROPHY SHOWMANSHIP
2 Sr. Exhibitor Showmanship*
3 Jr. Exhibitor Showmanship*
4 Novice Showmanship*
5 Youth Showmanship*
6 Lead Line*
7 Lead Line - Pattern*
8 Lead Line - Off Lead*
SCHOOLING BREAK - 10 MINUTES
T3 TROPHY BREED TYPE ENGLISH W/T PLEASURE
9 Open Breed Type English W/T Pleasure*
10 Novice Breed Type English W/T Pleasure*
T3 TROPHY BREED TYPE ENGLISH W/T Equitation
11 Open Breed Type English W/T Equitation*
12 Novice Breed Type English W/T Equitation*
T3 TROPHY BREED TYPE ENGLISH W/T/C PLEASURE
13 Open Breed Type English W/T/C Pleasure*
14 Novice Breed Type English W/T/C Pleasure*
SCHOOLING BREAK - 10 MINUTES
15 Youth W/J Pleasure*
16 Jr Exhibitor W/J Pleasure*
17 Youth W/J Equitation*
18 Jr Exhibitor W/J Equitation*
19 Youth W/J/L Pleasure*
20 Jr Exhibitor W/J/L Pleasure *
LUNCH BREAK (30 MINUTES)
21 Miniature Horse Halter*
22 Miniature Horse Showmanship*
23 Miniature Horse In-Hand Trail*
T6 TROPHY W/J TRAIL
24 Trail W/J*
25 Trail W/J/L*
26 All Day W/J Pleasure*
27 Novice W/J Pleasure*
28 Sr. Exhibitor W/J Pleasure*
29 Open Western W/J Pleasure*
S7 SUPERIOR W/J PLEASURE
30 Novice W/J Equitation*
31 Sr. Exhibitor W/J Equitation*
S8 SUPERIOR W/J EQUITATION
32 Open Western W/J/L Pleasure*
33 Novice W/J/L Pleasure*
34 Sr. Exhibitor W/J/L Pleasure*
S9 SUPERIOR SR W/J/L PLEASURE
35 Western Horsemanship W/J/L*
9 Division High Point Awards (Champion - Reserve)
* Mini Horse * Lead Line * Youth * Novice * Jr Exhibitor * Sr Exhibitor *
* Open Western Horse * Novice Breed Type * Open Breed Type *
-Open to All Ages (horses and riders) -End of day Highpoint award given to the
horse/rider combo who accumulates the most amount of points in the ‘SUPERIOR” titled classes.
TROPHY awarded 1st-2rd place in each trophy class
High Point award Valued at $100
HOPE HAVEN CLUB MEMBERSHIP
Series End Awards
Membership Fee: $25.00
Come on out and enjoy a great show day at HHEC. We now have dates for the following series!!!
Combined Training (Jumping is Derby style with XC Elements)
Dressage at Dawn
Please check out our horse show page for more information!!!
We will kick off our dressage schooling show series on Feb 14 at 9 am. We will schedule subsequent shows based on demand and other shows occurring in the area.
Our Judge is Susan Selvey.
Pre-registration is $25 and the day of the show is $30. Ribbons to 6th place and Trophies for 1st and 2nd in Class of 5 or more. Must send or bring negative coggins and sign
Please direct any questions to Manager, Ali Lee at firstname.lastname@example.org or 843-312-5694.
Entries Forms are posted to website under Dressage Schooling Series.
As always, we hope to see you here.
Santa Claus is Coming to town...and Hope Haven Equestrian Center in Harleyville on Dec 20 at our Hunter Jumper Schooling Show. Come and have fun at the show and get a free horse portrait with Santa!
Hope Haven Equestrian Center's Dec 20 Hunter Jumper Schooling Show will include Christmas Costume classes and a visit from Santa. We will even have Santa Christmas portraits for you and your horse. HOHOHOHOHOHO - Merry Christmas!!!
Hope Haven Equestrian Center is proud to have Eric Dierks coming for a clinic.
For those who do not already know him. His Website.
Eric has a great reputation of making his clinics fun and educational with a vast amount of philosophy and confidence.
Dec 13 and 14 for a 2-day clinic, flat, stadium or cross country. - Please specific in notes field at checkout.
Three Payment Options - Choose your payment option below and click to register.
1 - Full Payment $250 (Savings $50.00)
2 - 2 Payments $137.50 and $137.50* (50% now and 50% on Dec 1) (Savings $25.00)
3 - Deposit of $100 to hold your spot and the balance at the clinic. Total Cost $300
*Savings is voided if payment after Dec 1 at midnight.
Due to a scheduling conflict between the Colleton County Schooling Show and our own, we will be changing the type of schooling show we are putting on. October 25th is HHEC's first Jumper Schooling Show date. This show offers classes from 12" to 3'3", and cash prizes! The dates of the series will remain the same.
Class entries are now open. Don't forget to enter early to receive the premium price. Entry fees will increase the day of the show.
Caution: Those riders who chose to enter the day of the show... arrive early and guarantee your spot in your classes of choice.
www.hopehavenec.com to enter
Hi, our October show is coming up fast. We have great show planned with new classes. We are adding a costume contest, we are adding regular english pleasure and a lead line pole class - showing off young ones half seat ability. We also have some donated prizes to offer and beautiful division champion trophies.
Early registration Classes are $10, late registration or at the show $15
Register early and online - save time and money!
Ali lee- Manager