Riverplains Farm is a full service carriage driving and foxhunting training facility, as well as, a working farm.
Jose Hernandez driving Rachel Niceley's four in hand at the Indiana CDE 2014.
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Lexington CDE 2016 Intermediate Horse Pairs
Lexington CDE, 1st in dressage 2016 Intermediate Horse Pairs
Private dinner party along the river.
Thanksgiving Day Foxhunt at Riverplains Farm. 2011.
1st in Dressage Inter. Horse Pairs at the Kentucky Classic CDE. Oct. 2011.
Farm to Table Dinner July 23, 2011.
TVH Blessing of the Hounds, Thanksgiving Morning 2010 at Riverplains!
Joint Meet with the Camargo Hunt Club here at Riverplains. Nov.18, 2010. Over 30 riders enjoyed this fun Thursday hunt!
TVH Opening Meet 2010- John rode Earl Grey, Erin D. won Best Turned Out and Lorin rode Cleve's mule Jubilee! Frank hunted Isabella (not pictured).
Live Oak International CDE in Ocala, FL. 2nd in Intermediate Horse Pairs- (1st in dressage!) March 2010. Rachel driving Bella & Ritza.
Live Oak International CDE- Rachel driving Bella & Ritza. For more pictures of the show click HERE. For Dressage Video click HERE.
Little Everglades International CDE, 3rd place Intermediate Horse Pairs- Dade City, FL Jan.2010. Rachel driving Bella & Ritza, John as groom. Loved this picture of the girls jumping off the bridge in the cones course.
Joint Meet at Belle Meade Hunt, GA- Rachel on Isabella, Erin on Falstaff and John on Taos. A fun filled action packed hunting weekend with a awesome hunt club!
TVH Blessing of the Hounds at Riverplains Farm Thanksgiving 2009. L to R Lindsey, Erin & Rachel socializing. John riding Falstaff and Mary Sue riding Isabella.
Katydid CDE, 1st Intermediate Horse Pairs- Aiken, SC Nov. 2009. Rachel driving Bella & Ritza, Amy groom/navigator. Photo by Erin Woodcock. Thought this was such a funny action shot of bounding through the air coming out of the water hazard!
Metamora CDE- 3rd Intermediate Horse Pairs, Metamora, MI June 2009. Rachel driving Bella & Ritza with Erin W. and Amy Neary as groom/navigator.
2nd place Intermediate Horse Pairs, Gayla Bluegrass CDE in Georgetown, KY May 2009. Rachel driving Bella & Ritza with Erin Woodcock as groom/navigator.
1st place in Prelim Muliples at the Gayla Schooling Show (KY) April 11, 2009. Rachel driving a unicorn through all 3 phases. Erin and Frank naviagtor/groom.
Equine Affair April 2-5, 2009. Driving a unicorn of gypsy vanners for Villa Vanners in the Pfizer Fantasia performance at the Equine Affair.
Nature Coast HDT- 2nd Prelim Single Pony & 1st in the Marathon! Romeo, a gypsy stallion of Villa Vanners, driven by Erin Woodcock, Navigator/Trainer Rachel Niceley. Jan.2009 Black Prong Equestrian Center.
Boxing Day Hunt at Riverplains 2008- What a great hunt! Rachel & Erin W. riding Bella & Ritza, Erin D. riding Izzy and Frank & Bill driving Tango & Flash, gypsies of Villa Vanners.
Nature Coast HDT- 1st in Training Single Pony & Overall Training Dressage Champion! Lenka, a gypsy vanner mare of Villa Vanners, driven & trained by Rachel Niceley. Jan. 2009 Black Prong Equestrian Center in Bronson, Florida.
Rachel driving "Sinead" of Villa Vanners. Schooling at the Cannon Carriage Driving Center in December.
Katydid CDE 2008- 2nd place in Prelim Horse Pairs! Rachel driving Bella & Ritza. Amy Neary navigator.
National Drive 2008 at the KY Horse Park. Rachel & Bill driving Romeo on the Mimosa Drive.
We have been breeding and selling horses for over 50 years on our family farms here in East Tennessee. We specialize in the areas that bring us the most enjoyment such as foxhunting, eventing and carriage driving. Carriage driving training for ponies and boarding are also offered, as well as, beginner adult driving lessons. The main farm is located only 20 minutes from downtown Knoxville, TN with easy access to I-40 and I-75. Call 865-712-4419 or email Info@RiverplainsFarm.com