Since 1956, when Barrie School's founder Frances Littman Seldin purchased the current property then known as the Layhill Ranch, horses and ponies have been a part of the Barrie School experience for children and adults alike.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and budget constraints, the on-campus Barrie School Equestrian Program has been permanently closed. All of our horses have been safely re-homed, and plans are confirmed for continuing the Barrie equestrian tradition for campers and students through a partnership with Free Rein Farm.

Read more in this letter from Head of School Jon Kidder.