Tag Archives: Little America

Little America’s Minis take Beverly Hills

Through the many years that we  have bred miniature horses, starting with our first, Greaves’ Big Un, in 1963, until now, we have had many wonderful and interesting customers.  We had an internationally known Italian fashion and leather goods designer, … Continue reading

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All About Little America

Little America: One family’s journey to breed the world’s smallest horse By: Lauren Giudice, Lily Morris and Joshua Fechter (reposted from: http://multimedianewsroom.us/2013/11/25/little-america-one-familys-journey-to-breed-the-worlds-smallest-horse/) For over 50 years, Tony Greaves has been raising miniature horses. His love for horses began when he was … Continue reading

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An Aerial Tour

Last month while we were showing at the Fort Worth Stock Show, our good friend, the show manager Nancy Braesicke introduced me to a friend who was a pilot.  It was just my luck that during my week off from school this … Continue reading

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How to: Build jumps

We use a couple of different types of practice jumps in our arena.  These directions are for jumps that are frequently used at AMHA shows.  The AMHA rulebook gives the option to use 1-1.5″ diameter, PVC pipe; we use 1.5″ and … Continue reading

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Annual visit to the library

Through the many years that we have bred miniature horses we have found that one of the best ways to introduce our horses to the public, other than by participating in shows, is taking them where groups gather, especially to … Continue reading

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How to: Paint Obstacle/Jump Poles

Several months ago, I had a can of red spray paint for plastic laying around from a previous project and decided I’d use it to enhance our obstacle/jump course.  Since then, I was given three more cans of paint (one … Continue reading

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Foaling has started…

Monday, March 6, when I went to feed the mares I noticed one mare out in the pasture that did not come up.  She was about one-half mile away in the back pasture, but I noticed something laying in the … Continue reading

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Foaling Time Approaching

Many breeders try to have foals as early in the year as possible, but we prefer to have them in the spring when it is not so cold, although here in central Texas weather is not too cold.  With the … Continue reading

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