Classic City Clydesdales Barn Fire

Classic City Clydesdales (CCC) is a clydesdale breeding facility owned and operated by the Martin family. They are currently home to 50+ clydesdales and various other livestock. I have worked for the Martins for almost a year now. Their compassion for horses is unparalleled and it has been an absolute priveldge to work alongside them and learn.

Early Wednesday morning, a barn fire broke out. Thanks to the quick thinking and heroic action of the Martin family, all 16 horses were safely evacuated from the burning barn. Unfortunately 2 sheep with their newborn babies did not make it, as well as at least one of the barn cats. Three cats and and a farm dog are still missing.

We are very fortunate there were not more lives lost, all the horses are free of injury and appear to be doing well. However, with the barn, we lost everything we use to care for them on a day to day basis; from halters and brushes, to saddles and harnesses. We have 7 more foals on the way. One mare passed her due date yesterday, and could foal anyday now. I created this relief fund to help replenish some of the key supplies/tools we use to keep these beloved horses healthy and happy.

Lets make a difference for this family who goes above and beyond to help wherever possible.


  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 3 mos
  • Julie Farris 
    • $10 
    • 8 mos
  • Constance Campanella 
    • $50 
    • 14 mos
  • Jane Snar 
    • $50 
    • 21 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $20 
    • 51 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Paige Vaden 
Madison, GA
Mark Martin 
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