Swinging M Stables

A country setting where you can enjoy your horse and be refreshed!

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About SMS

Welcome to Swinging M Stables!

The property is owned by the R.T. Moore family. For 32 years, R.T. raised Arabian show horses and racing Quarter Horses. R.T. was inducted into the Indiana Quarter Horse Racing Association Hall of Fame in 2015. His son, Tom Moore, is a professional trainer and exhibitor. Tom was named Arabian Horse Association's Horseman of the Year in 1995 and is a consultant to Cedar Ridge Arabians in Minnesota. The property is currently managed by Landi Moore Strand.

Barn Manager: Carrie Hazelwood

Carrie has had experience as a barn manager since 1978. She began with Swinging M Stables in November of 2009. Prior to that, she was barn manager at another local boarding facility, a Standardbred racing barn (where she worked and trained the race horses), a dude ranch and a Girl Scout camp barn.

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Equine Manager: Kat DeVries

Kat became our Equine Manager May 31, 2022. Prior to coming to Swinging M, she was a manger, trainer, instructor in Carmel, Indiana for a couple of years and after that a training assistant for Katrin Silva in Santa Fe, New Mexico (who works with all breeds and rides both Western and English).

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Horse boarding
  • Full board includes pasture turnout (weather and pasture conditions permitting), feeding twice a day, stall cleaned Monday through Saturday and access to our ammenities.
  • Pasture board includes pasture turnout with run-in shelter, hay available during winter months and access to our ammenities.
  • Please contact us at swingingm@hotmail.com for boarding rates.
  • We follow fecal egg count worming program.
  • We require certain Spring and Fall vaccines.
  • We do not have lesson horses.
  • Indoor arena
  • Lighted outdoor arena
  • Average to large stalls
  • Indoor wash room with warm and cold water
  • 15 acres of wooded terrain for riding June - October
  • Large, grassy pastures
  • 3/8 mile grass track