White Dove Releases

White Dove Releases at The Spirit Horse Farm

 

White Dove Releases for Weddings, Funerals and Special Memorial Events

White Doves have throughout the ages have symbolized peace, love, joy, and the hope of a new beginning. How befitting, then, that a dove release be included in any celebration of life . . . whether it be wedding doves, a funeral, a memorial service, a christening, a confirmation, a bar mitzvah, an anniversary, a birthday, a church dedication or a new business venture . . . the possibilities are endless. Your vision is our palette, and our goal is to create a flawless dove release, custom- made . . . especially for you.

Whatever your celebration might be, we can enhance the ambiance of the occasion with the breathtaking sights and sounds of a ceremonial white dove release. The gentle rustle of feathers and the unforgettable vision of pristine white doves soaring towards the heavens in winged flight create a symbolic tribute to your special day and a magical moment in time for all who share in it.

We can arrange a dove release for you, or as a special gift from you, in the Tri State Area, Ct, NY, and NJ. The gift of snow white doves is a unique, thoughtful alternative to flowers. In lieu of flowers, send a dove release!

The release birds are doves, which are specially trained and conditioned for   their mission. After circling to get their directional bearing, they will journey to their loft where they are cared for and loved.

  • We do not release our birds indoors or near power lines.
  • We do not provide birds for self release. An experienced coordinator accompanies our birds to each event.
  • Our goal is to enhance your celebration with a flawless release and to assure a safe flight home for our doves.

 Doves have no homing abilities and will not survive in the wild.
We do not release the birds indoors, at night, or in inclement weather.

 

 

 


The Spirit Horse Farm White Dove Release Gallery

The Spirit Horse Farm White Dove Release Gallery

  • The Spirit Horse Farm places the health and safety of our doves first and foremost. For this reason, we adhere to a humane release policy with strict provisions to protect our birds from dangerous circumstances.
  • We maintain only properly banded, healthy, white racing pigeons who are trained to return home when released.
  • We will not release our birds in inclement weather including thunderstorms, fog, high winds and snow. A total refund of monies shall be afforded should inclement weather prevail and result in a cancellation.
  • We do not release our birds at night or within one hour of sunset.
  • We do not release our birds indoors or near power lines.
  • We do not provide birds for self release. An experienced coordinator accompanies our birds to each event.
  • Our goal is to enhance your celebration with a flawless release and to assure a safe flight home for our doves.
    • The Spirit Dove Release  A single snow white dove is released in a symbolic tribute to your loved one at the conclusion of the gravesite or memorial service. Usually, the dove is released from the hand of a family member, or, if you prefer, directly from a basket. People have expressed how comforting it feels to release the dove, how it opens up the grieving process, and how it allows them to say a final farewell and let go. When released, the dove will usually fly directly into the sky, and when he has his bearings, return home.
    • The Trinity Release Three doves symbolizing the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit are released, followed momentarily by a single dove representing the spirit of your loved one. The single dove will usually join the three doves in formation, and they will fly home together.
    • The Final Journey Home  A single dove is presented to a family member to release. Momentarily, a flock of ten white doves are set free to join the single dove in flight. The single dove signifies the soul of the departed, and the flock symbolizes the spirits of those loved ones who have passed before, welcoming and showing the departed soul the way home. As the single dove soars with his flock of angels and ascends into the heavens on his final journey home, you will experience a truly touching conclusion to your loved ones service.
    • The Dove Companion  A snow white dove in a beautiful cage is placed near your loved one during visitation.

 

 

 

Memorial Day White Dove Release Kent, Ct.

Memorial Day White Dove Release  Kent, Ct. 

White doves released in Kent, CT on Memorial Day 2012.

We let the white doves loose following a short prayer in the Saint Andrews Church cemetery. It was quite a sight for all to see. The doves were all home by sunset, and circled overhead just as the last poles were being placed for our tipi. It was a perfect night for the inaugural fire, with moon, stars, friends and guests on hand to witness the soft pulsing glow of firelight coming from inside.

The Spirit Horse Farm

 

This is the article from the newstimes.com

KENT — The Kent Memorial Day parade will take place Monday, organizing at Kent Center School on Judd Avenue at 9 a.m. for a 9:30 start.

In the event of rain there will be no parade, but ceremonies will be held at the school.

A flyover by the Connecticut Air National Guard will take place, weather permitting.

The parade will start at the school and turn right onto Route 341, entering St. Andrew’s Cemetery through the west gate, where the Rev. Roger White of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church will offer a prayer, followed by a 21-gun salute and taps.

After leaving the cemetery, the parade will turn left onto Route 341, head east across Route 7 and stop in front of veterans’ memorial on Veterans Way.

The color guard and veterans will continue to the veterans memorial, where World War II veteran Robert Bauer will place a wreath at the monument and the Rev. Thomas Berberich of Sacred Heart Church will offer a prayer. A 21-gun salute and taps will follow.

The color guard and veterans will meet up with the rest of the parade at the Civil War monument on Route 7, where Charlotte Lindsey of the Kent Veterans Committee will place a wreath at the monument, the “Gettysburg Address” will be read by a Kent Center School student, a prayer will be offered by the Rev. David McIntosh, and a 21-gun salute and Taps will take place.

From there, the parade will continue north, stopping at the Kent Memorial Library.

At the library, Korean War veteran Jerry White will place a wreath, the names of the deceased Kent veterans who died of injuries received in combat will be read by First Selectman Bruce Adams, “America the Beautiful” will be sung by Bethany Keck, the Kent Center School band will perform, Berberich will offer a prayer, and a 21-gun salute and echo will be heard.

The parade will continue north on Route 7, concluding at the Kent Congregational Church Cemetery, where the Rev. Melinda Keck will offer a prayer.

A 21-gun salute and taps will take place at the end of each portion of the parade.

Read more: http://www.newstimes.com/local/article/Memorial-Day-parades-planned-in-area-3580782.php#ixzz1zP1XknrT

 

 

“ABOUT | Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church
Saint Andrew’s Parish was organized in 1806, and has been worshiping in the stone church at the corner of Routes 7 and 341 since 1826. The building is one of the earliest examples of the Gothic Revival style in the nation.

 

Saint Andrew’s has a long tradition of outreach and has a special relationship with L’Ecole le Bon Samaritain in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. It also has well-established choir and is host to numerous concerts each year, including performances by the Kent Singers, Sherman Chamber Ensemble and also faculty and student artists from Kent School. The annual Christmas Bazaar on the Saturday before Thanksgiving, draws shoppers from throughout Litchfield County and upstate New York, as does the annual Tag Sale at the beginning of August.

 

The Reverend Roger B. White has been Rector of the parish since 1985. A native of Chicago, he is an alumnus of Yale Graduate School and Yale Divinity School.”


Season’s first Wedding at Spirit Horse Farm!

 

Season’s first Wedding at Spirit Horse Farm

WE ARE finally ready for our first wedding of the season! It’s always such an honor to host weddings here, and large or small, they are always spectacular. Still, the preparation is always more than we expect, and we know we can only blame ourselves. Weddings are just so much fun, who could help but get carried away in the preparations! Special thanks to everyone who finds us here and chooses to share their special memories with us!