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Ashdon Stables Welcomes Larry Bonnell As Trainer



Randy and Melissa Messina enthusiastically announce the appointment of Larry Bonnell as Trainer at their Ashdon Stables in Marthasville, Missouri. Bonnell will be in residence and working horses by December 1, 2004, and will be accepting new clients for training, as well as breeding management. Larry comes from a lifelong career in horses, with over 17 years of training, breeding and selling World and Grand National Champion Morgans. His affiliation with longtime business partner Richard Boule in both the New England area as well as the southeast has made Bonnell a familiar face in Morgan circles. Having shown, trained and/or sold such champions as Mantic Bullseye, Mantic Top Gun, WH Zimbabwe, Miss Somonauk, Woodsong Courageous, SpiceOLife Right Answer, Highlander Coress, MXM Thriller, PJM Bombay Sapphire, JMF Ideal Gambler, FCF Immortal Affair and Outer Limits, Larry is well prepared to take over the reins at Ashdon Stables. The 17-acre facility features 42 stalls, indoor and outdoor arenas, heated show barn and breeding lab. With a location central in the United States for easy shipping to either coast and many great shows within a short distance, Ashdon Stables is poised to provide training, breeding management, sales and marketing for Morgan Horses on a national level. Just 45 minutes from downtown St. Louis and Lambert International Airport, 15-30 minutes from three major highways, their location is easy to find and should provide a much needed venue in the heartland.

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