1200 EAST RAILROAD AVENUE, COTATI, CA 94931 | 707-795-4250
Destiny was founded by Kathryn Wickstrom to realize a lifelong dream of raising Arabian horses. When she and her husband bought the property in 1998, it was 20 acres of undeveloped grassland. Today, it is a welcoming place for approximately 40 horses of all breeds – and their owners – to enjoy themselves. (That number includes our own Arabians and Half-Arabians, some of which are for sale.) Located just outside Cotati, California, with easy access to major roads and 101, clients have told us our farm is one of the cleanest, best-designed, and best-maintained horse properties in Sonoma County.
Over the years, Kathryn has bred to some of the Arabian world’s best bloodlines. The foals we produce have given great pleasure to their new owners, and many have been recognized at local, regional, and national events. To ensure quality, we produce just a few foals per year. Since we believe the ideal Arabian should do more than pose at halter, the key to our breeding program is balance. Besides type, we place a strong emphasis on athleticism and disposition. We foal and imprint all our horses, and give them careful, hands-on training immediately, so they have excellent ground manners. In June, we were pleased by the most recent success of our breeding program: KHOBRA DA, an exceptional colt by our nationally-recognized stallion SKORR DA++, and Psymone, a Padrons Psyche daughter. Kathryn serves as President of Golden Gate Arabian Horse Association for the 2016-17 term.
We believe in giving horses extra space, in the barns, in the shelters, in the paddocks, and in the pastures. For riding, training, and exercising, there is a large arena, a smaller arena, and a 51’ round pen. Boarders also have a wash area with hot water, a grooming stall, a tack room, private lockers, ample parking, and comfortable outdoor seating where you can just relax and enjoy the moment.
• Stall in MD Barn: $580.
• Stall in Shed Row Barn with attached paddock: $580.
• Oversized 24’ x 16’ shelter in large pasture: $600 for one horse; $450 each for two.
• Paddock with shelter: from $400.
Even the fencing shows an extra degree of care. If a horse runs into a wood or vinyl fence, the rails can break, wounding the horse, and possibly letting him escape through the fence entirely. But we use four-rail Centaur ® Fencing, which is far safer. It is a wide band of soft rubber made strong by three steel wires inside, then strung tight on 5” posts. Even if a horse hits it at full stride, it will just flex, soften the impact, then snap back into place. Destiny is fenced and cross-fenced with Centaur, because we believe horses deserve the safest environment available.