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June 29, 2008

Name of business: Breezy Ridge Stables LLC

Owners: Tim and Jenn Gargana

Address: 13228 Greencastle Pike, Hagerstown

Opening date: April 1

Products and services: "A full-service equine boarding, training and lesson facility offering a full range of horse care and horse owners' needs. We also offer training to all styles of riders. A horse camp for young riders will be held in the summer."

Market area: Washington County and Franklin County, Pa.

How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start it? "Our family has been active in the horse business for over 20 years, including stable ownership, show teams and training. We were looking for a high-quality boarding facility for our own horses, made a choice to move our horses to our own home, then expanded the operation to offer other horse owners and horse lovers a great place for their horses."


Previous business experience: "Family in previous boarding/training facility for over 20 years in Frederick County. Management experience in various public service positions."

Number of employees: Two

Hours: Seven days a week, 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Phone number: 301-714-0661

Web site:

Photo by Ric Dugan/Staff Photographer

Tim Gargana, right, and Jenn Gargana, second from left, are the owners of Breezy Ridge Stables at 13228 Greencastle Pike in Hagerstown. Pictured with them are their son, Casey McKnight, left, and daughter, Hailey Leishear.

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