Spring Meadow Farm offers for sale top quality homebred Rocky Mountain horses.

5450 East Best Road  • Larkspur, CO  80118  •  303.688.0553  •  Fax 303.688.7519

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About Spring Meadow Farm



Spring Meadow Farm is located on beautiful, rolling pastures outside of Larkspur, Colorado, just 40 miles south of Denver and 20 miles north of Colorado Springs. This comfortable, relaxed but efficient farm is run by husband and wife team, Fred and Jan Wehrli.  Spring Meadow Farm is a major player in the rebuilding of the Rocky Mountain Horse breed out here in Colorado. We stand, raise and compete with our Rocky Mountain horses throughout the region. We have always helped to increase the interest in the breed with our finely bred and gentle animals.

Spring Meadow Farm, home of fine gaited Rocky Mountain Horses


We do not utilize artificial insemination at our farm and have chosen instead to do our breeding naturally. We do not utilize artificial insemination at our farm and have chosen instead to do our breeding naturally.  We are currently standing The Great “Gatsby”, a Chocolate/Flax stallion.  He is the epitome of the breed and has an awesome disposition and gait.


The “Special Handling” from birth seems to be what makes the horses as Spring Meadow Farm different.  Since we are a Breeding Farm and not Horse Traders, every horse we sell was born here and has a healthy dose of our “Special Handling”. We handle every foal as soon after birth as possible.  In fact, we have, on occasion, helped deliver them.  It is an awesome feeling to be there when that foal is being born and knowing that you had something to do with it.  We will spend much of the day handling the foal the day it is born giving it its fair share of “Special Handling”.  From then on, until they leave for a new home, they get a lot of attention and a lot of love.


The entire farm encompasses 140 acres—35 acres comprises the original farm, which was purchased in 1984.  It has neat, tidy building structures surrounded by rolling, open pasture land.

Rocky Mountain Horses - alert fillies at Spring Meadow Farm

Most of the fencing on the farm is white four-rail fence using 1” x 6” planks. It is painted with a mixture of white farm & ranch enamel paint with linseed oil. The main reason we chose the white plank fencing is the aesthetic appeal that it offers, and additionally, it has proven to be a very safe fence for the farm. Injuries have been noticeably lessened since we replaced the old wire fence with the wood plank fencing.

The farm currently utilizes one small indoor arena measuring 36’ x 50’, two round pens, and a 40m x 100m dressage-driving arena and a 20m x 50m dressage oval riding arena, both used for show training. One of the round pens has a diameter of 30 feet; the other one has a diameter of 60 feet, both with five foot tall solid sides. The farm’s 36’ x 60’ eight stall barn with a wash bay and tack room is constructed of 1” x 12” boards with 1” x 3” batting, using rough-cut lumber. The farm also utilized a board and bat wood shed for storing shavings and its many run-in sheds in all of the various pastures. The other barn is 50’ x 50’ and has five horse stalls with outside runs and also serves as the farm’s shop and warehouse. The 30’ x 60’ hay barn will store up to 180 tons of hay.

One of the barns at Spring Meadow Farm, home to quality Rocky Mountain gaited horses


Spring Meadow Farm is staffed only by Jan, Fred and Armando. Jan and Armando facilitate all of the feed analysis and responsibilities. Armando does most of the daily riding, fence repairs and such. Fred is a life member and past President of the Colorado Driving Society and the Central Colorado Horse Association as well as a long time board member and past President of the Colorado State Horse Council as well as the Douglas-Elbert County Horse Council. Jan is past President of the Rocky Mountain Regional-Rocky Mountain Horse Assn. and a Board Member & Treasurer of the Central Colorado Horse Assn. as well as the Douglas-Elbert County Horse Council. Both are long time members of the Parker-Elizabeth Riding Club.

Visitors are always welcome any time. Spring Meadow Farm maintains a comfortable style that keeps them pleasantly busy all the time.

If you’d like to stop by, you can contact:

Fred & Jan Wehrli



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