The tour started with registration and goody bag/box lunch pick up at Donegal Farm/Shannon Stables, which is in the heart of Bedford village. This house and barn was built in the early 1800s by one of the 22 original founding families of Bedford; it has a lot of atmosphere. This property is 33 acres and borders Nature Conservancy lands, BRLA trails. It is currently on the market for $14 million. It has stabling for up to 45 horses, a Grand Prix cross country field as well as outdoor rings and paddocks.