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Ryerss Farm will host its 27th annual Blessing of the Animals on Sunday, October 1, 2017 from Noon to 3 p.m., and we cordially invite you and your pet to attend. (Please make sure that your pet is on a leash or in a carrier.) The short, non-denominational Blessing Service will be held in the large main barn at 1:00 p.m. and will be followed by an individual blessing for all animals in attendance. In addition to the blessing service, there will also be hayrides after the blessing and lunch will be available at noon. The Ryerss Gift Shop will be open with items for horse lovers of all ages and, as always, you may visit the many retired horses who live on the farm. The blessing of animals can be traced back to the 12th and 13th century when a Catholic monk, St. Francis of Assisi, started the custom. Today the practice has spread world-wide and includes many religious denominations. We look forward to sharing this special event with you and your pet!
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Bring your children and grandchildren to the farm for a day of old-fashioned fun! We will have Hay Rides, Pony Rides, a Moon Bounce, Face Painting, a Fortune Teller, Crafts to make – including Horseshoe Painting – and Games to play. Lunch will be available as well as a Bake Sale table. The Ryerss Gift Shop will have lots of items for horse lovers of all ages. Visit the 80 Ryerss Horses and even meet our new little guy Squirt! All proceeds from this day go to supporting all our horses in their Ryerss Forever Home! Where else can you have so much fun with your family? Please plan to attend and bring a friend, relative or entire family who has never visited Ryerss Farm. It’s a great event to share, and we love to have new visitors! We look forward to seeing you on Saturday, June 17!