Epona Hughes

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Farming Status and Plans

Years actively farming:


Description of farming status, plans, and practices:

I am a horse woman born by a horse woman and for over 2 decades practice holistic living and life style with organic farming & animal \ equine care with a team of magical horses.

My practices/ plan is to share with others such knowledge especially to the next generation of the equine care giver and to share with all; The Spirit & Intellect of the TREASURE called the horse.


Description of marketing method:

Social media & word of mouth; established within the local community & my nationwide professional equine community rapport. In addition; to my prior 200 acre farm manager background with produce here in Columbia County.
Along with my life's extensive equine rescue expertise & equine sanctuary,youth mentoring national 501.c3 organization(s); I will once again; provide one of the most unique, educational and meaningfull equine experiences in the country right here in the Hudson Valley; tapping into the growing Agritourism opportunities here with the Spirit & Respect of mans true best friend: The HORSE~

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Farm Characteristics

Preferred location:

  • Hudson Valley
    • Columbia
    • Dutchess

Desired acreage:

1-5, 6-10

Infrastructure required:

Onsite housing, Barns or other facilities for storage of equipment, livestock, and crops, Farm equipment, Water access, Fencing, Electrical Access

Description of infrastructure:

No stalls needed.
I - 2 run-in shed(s) required.

Hay and tack storage would be nice or can provide my own; including electric fencing. 

Simple,clean and basic housing located next to my horses would be nice,however; I do have an RV.



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Crops and Livestock

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Primary Livestock:


Farmland Tenure

Tenure options desired:

Farm Management, For Lease, For Sale, Other Tenure Agreement

Additional Information

Will this farmer's operation qualify an eligible landowner for an Agricultural Assessment?


Experience & education:

Farm owner, On farm work experience, Other

Experience description:

Lifetime of living and working with horses. Animal empath and healer, comprehensive barefoot specialist with three hoof dissections under my hat. Worked with and broke wild Mustangs out West.