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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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.
1st in Prelim Horse Pairs at the Gayla Schooling Show Aug. 27, 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).
Farm to Table Dinner at Riverplains Farm. Chefs Anna & Jennifer Niceley served over 40 people with food all grown here on the farm! Aug. 14, 2010.
Windrush Farm Schooling Dressage Show. Bella shows well in First Level Test 3 & 4 with rider/trainer Susan Willis. July 17, 2010.
Panther Creek Trail Ride- L to R is Frank, John, Erin D. and Lyndsey on Earl Grey. June 2010.
Falstaff wins 1st place in Training level test 1 at the Crossroad Dressage Show. Pictured with trainer and rider Susan Willis May 8, 2010 at Penrose Farm, Knoxville, TN.
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.
Skyler and Montalee. The next generation of Niceley's.
TVH Closing Meet at Riverplains. A great day to end the season!
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!
Boxing Day Hunt at Riverplains. This Boxing Day was another fun filled day of great hunting! Front to Back: Rachel riding Isabella, Pat riding Falstaff and Chauncey riding Michael in first flight.
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!
TVH Opening Meet 2009. Erin D. on Isabella, Lindsey on Herman & John riding Falstaff in First Field!
Skyler Niceley Beauchene, riding his pony Cruze (with a little help from mom:) August 2009.
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.
Skyler Niceley Beauchene with Santa! (7 months old)
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.
Pine Tree CDE- 3rd place Training Single Pony. Romeo driven by Rachel, Erin Woodcock 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