South Forty Farm is a place where
everyone can feel at home and experience the Kentucky
Mountain Saddle Horse tradition established by the Cole
family. KMSHA Platinum sponsors Diane, Amanda, and Jason
Cole own and run a spectacular riding and training facility
located in the beautiful Bowling Green, Kentucky,
Diane is mother to Amanda and Jason, who
both work in training and exhibiting the family horses.
Jason and wife, Lacey, enjoy watching their daughter, Avery
grow up with the horses of South Forty, while Amanda and
husband, Nick, are rounding out their first year of marriage
on the farm, now co-owning a yearling stud colt to raise
Amanda and Diane enjoy getting into
mischief together, traveling with stallion, Circle of Life,
as much as they can, and sneaking Avery onto him to teach
her how to show gait at 18 months old. Every member of the
family is "hands-on" with the horses and training and
breeding program, devoting time, love, effort, and energy to
promoting the Kentucky Mountain Saddle Horse.
In addition to training and showing,
Amanda also runs a lesson program for children age 3-18.
Diane, who began showing in 2005, won a ribbon her first
time out and has never looked back.
favorite mount is the Kentucky Mountain Saddle Horse
Stallion, South Forty Circle of Life, who has racked up an
amazing show record. The stunning chocolate stallion
finished third in the Two Year Old Classic Stallions
Futurity and fourth in the Two Year Old Classic Stallions at
the 2006 KMSHA International Championships last October.
That is only the beginning of his winning show resume. This
year he has also won numerous first place ribbons with
Also on the South Forty up and coming
stallion roster are South Forty Rocks Dot Com, South Forty
This Budís For You, and the stunning smoky grulla colt South
Forty Gideonís Torch. Their mares are proven show horses,
now bred to phenomenal stallions to give them babies to talk
about in 2008! Youíll have to see for yourself!
For more information on the Kentucky Mountain Horses at
South Forty Farm go to their web site at