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Full Circle would not be able to operate at its level of excellence without its fabulous support staff. We thank and salute everyone who helps us -- our farm employees, vets, farriers, maintenance people, and feed and supply providers. Kentucky is known for having the best equine products and professional services in the world. We are very lucky.

Stable Manager: Boyd Thompson, Pendleton, KY.

Nutritionist: Dr. Stephen Jackson, PhD, president Bluegrass Equine Nutrition, Inc., Versailles, KY.

Veterinarians: Dr. Jeff Willard, Dr. Foster Northrop, Dr. Doug Byars, Equine Advisory, Dr. Hugh Behling, Dr. David Beckman, Dr. Chris Cahill, and Dr. Jack Easley. Our emergency clinic: Rood & Riddle, Lexington.

Dentist: Jeff Greer, Bagdad, KY.

Farrier: Clay Merryman, Pendleton, KY.

Official hauler: Ed Sanford, La Grange, KY. A life-long horseman and trainer, Ed now operates a horse transport business.

Computer Geek: Aaron Wood.

Webmaster: Amy Stevens, Horsesales, Inc., Prospect, KY.


No barn is complete without dogs and cats – and Full Circle has its share!

Louis of Miki Magic CD CGC GN CDX UD is a Standard Poodle bred by Corinne Hollar of Crown Point, IN and made available to us by agent/handler Joseph Vergnetti of Medina, OH. Louie is by CH Hillwood Ale Kai Leading Man and out of CH Hollar's Jaded Lady, and is a half brother to our Miki Magic Jack CD CGC. Dr. Vergnetti is the top AKC champion-producing Poodle breeder of all time.

Miki Magic Jack CD CGC is a Standard Poodle bred by Wendell Sammet and Ellen Charles, Washington, DC, and made available to us by Joseph Vergnetti of Medina, OH and Rita Daetma, Tulip Gardens Poodles, Covington, KY. By CH Hillwood Ale Kai Leading Man and out of CH Hillwood Ale Kai Starbright, Jack earned his AKC Companion Dog title August 15, 2010. He is a half brother to our Louis of Miki Magic CD CGC GN CDX UD.

Samuel of Miki Magic CDX, Standard Poodle bred by Ellen Charles and also made available by Dr. Vergnetti.

Our dog trainers are Pat Higgins, owner of Companion Dog School, Louisville, KY, and Trish Simon of Simon Sez, Borden, IN, Pat is an AKC judge plus trains and shows Agility and Obedience. Click here to visit Pat's Facebook Page. Trish not only teaches and shows AKC and UKC Obedience but also Rally and Tracking. They both are our friends of many years. Special thanks goes to our Poodle Obedience Specialist Nancy Warshauer, Walden Farm, Carbondale, IL.

Nation's Keeper, gone but not forgotten, an English Redtick Coonhound bred by Joe Nation of Clay Village, KY.

Our house cats are Fin-Cats Yo Yo Ma, a registered American Shorthair bred by John Philpot of Jo-Ni, Louisville, KY, and Meowser, a Maine Coon bred by Linda Doll, Kohler Stables, La Grange, KY.

In the barn are Pansy, a brown tabby girl adopted from the Grant County, KY Animal Shelter, and Sunny. Better Red arrived in 2014 - click here for the story of Better Red.. Along with our barn manager came Bat Man.

Full Circle’s Zee of High Pointe is pictured on his way to the ring to be judged at the 55th Kentuckiana Cat Club Championship Show at the KY Fairgrounds, Sept. 3, 2016. His first time out, our barn cat Zee made the finals in all four rings with four different judges. He competed in the Household Pet category. Full Circle’s Zee of High Pointe is pictured on his way to the ring to be judged at the 55th Kentuckiana Cat Club Championship Show at the KY Fairgrounds, Sept. 3, 2016. His first time out, our barn cat Zee made the finals in all four rings with four different judges. He competed in the Household Pet category.