Love Up A Horse in February

BLF Riders, it is time to get in shape and get ready for spring.  To help, we have a few opportunities below. Don’t forget to contact Lisa if you want to join extra lessons during the week of vacation. We will be offering a multiple day riding program during the April Vacation week. See you soon!

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February Vacation Week Lease Special:
February 13-21
Lease includes 2 group lessons and up to 6 additional rides for the week. Get a jumpstart on your spring riding fitness. Please speak to Lisa about what horses would be a good fit for you. $175

Saturday February 13
Horsemanship Clinic – for all ages and abilities
Learn the details of daily care of horses, including information about feed, supplements, hay, water, stall care, horse care and equipment.

Jumping Clinic – riders must be jumping a solid 2’ course.
Lisa would like to hold a jumping clinic. Please speak to her if you are interested so we can find a time that will work best for everyone.

Hunter Pace on Black Friday

Join us for another Hunter Pace. We had so much fun in October that we are holding another Hunter Pace on November 27 (Black Friday). Come ride, don’t shop!

Friday, November 27, 2015
Noon Start

  • Teams of 1 to 4 riders
  • Hill Topper and Hunter divisions
  • Placing 1st through 8th in each division
  • Helmets must be worn by all mounted riders

Click link to print entry form: BLF-Hunter-Pace-Entry-Blank-2015

Contact us with any questions. Hope to see you. Happy Thanksgiving!


Hunter Pace and Costumes!


Friday, October 30, 2015   3:30 Start

Sunday, November 1, 2015 Noon Start

  • Teams of 1-4 riders
  • Timed ride, with placings based on collective average time of all teams, not on speed.
  • $30 Entry per horse/rider combination
  • Higher and lower options will be available for some jumps. Riders will be able to go around fences if desired.


  • Costume Class/Parade for anyone interested (speak to Lisa if you need to borrow a horse, donkey or goat). $10 per entry
  • Prizes for Best Costume & Most Creative

Entry form for Hunter Paces and Costume Class: Hunter-Pace-Entry-Blank-2015


Summer Programs Filled

Summer on the Farm has been VERY busy.

Thank you for the incredible interest and participation in our summer youth programs. We have had to close the registrations to keep the size of the groups appropriate for the program and staff.

If you are interested in lessons, we may have some availability on a week day in the late afternoon.  Please contact us via the contact page to arrange lessons.


                 Summer Program Registrations are CLOSED.  No additional registrations will be accepted.

Thank You for Voting BLF “Best of the Berkshires”

Thank you to those that took time to vote for Bonnie Lea Farm as “Best of the Berkshires.”  The link to the online version of the publication is here –

At Bonnie Lea Farm, we offer lessons, training, boarding and summer programs. We also offer guided trails and pony rides for younger beginners.

We have beautiful trails and indoor and outdoor riding rings and lots of turnout so horses can be horses. Come visit to learn more about the farm or take a virtual tour through pages on this website.


July 2 Drill Team Demonstration


Thursday, July 2, 2015

5:30 pm

Come watch drill teams from area barns perform to music. The demonstration will be about an hour in length.

Free to all, donations to PopCares are greatly appreciated.

PopCares supports local cancer patients and their families.

Visit POPCARES.ORG for more details.

All of PopCares funds are raised here and stay here to support those with cancer.


Bonnie Lea Farm is located at 511 North Street, Williamstown, MA 01267. Should it rain, riders will perform in the indoor ring.

Horse Show – June 28, 2015

Sunday June 28, 2015

NEHC C-Rated – MHC C-Rated   – WNE-PHA Recognized

8:30am start

Judge: Cynsie  Buffinton Broda,

               “R” Hunters, “R” Hunter Seat Equitation, “r” Jumpers,                                S. Londonderry, VT

Steward: Katherine DeSantis “R”, Richmond, MA

Manager & Course Designer: Lisa DeMayo

Secretary: Carin DeMayo-Wall

Vet on Call: Upstate Equine Medical Center (518) 695-3744

Farriers on Call: John Fahey (802) 823-7967 & Tim Wall (802) 823-4674

Tim Wall, Farrier, will be onsite from 8AM to 10AM

EMT Provided through Village Ambulance Service

Food Truck Available

 Prize List – Bonnie Lea Show June 28 2015

Entry Blank – Horse-Show-Entry-Blank-2015

Secretary and Stable (land line) Phone: (413) 458-3149

E-mail: Website:

Spectators are welcome, too!

Riding, Boarding and Lessons in the Berkshires