Meet Our Team

David Dudley (Co-Founder) is the co-founder of One Body in Christ Ministries, president of David Dudley Incorporated, Dudley Land Company, and part owner of Perfection Lures and Country Trends LLC. David grew up in Lynchburg, VA and relocated back into the area to begin this ministry. He is an avid hunter and professional bass angler who fishes the FLW tour. He has won four Angler of the Year titles, is the Ranger M1 Champion of 2002, Forest Wood Cup Champion of 2003, the Ultimate Match Fishing Champion of 2008. He is also currently a YouTube Vlogger under: David Dudley Outdoors.

A. J. Dudley (Co-Founder) is the co-founder of One Body in Christ Ministries, president of Raven Crest Publishing and Production House, and a historical fiction author. She is David's wife and the mother of their five children. A.J. homeschools her middle school to high school aged children and helps each of them develop their own business. She has a passion for women's ministry and hosts a weekly bible study, runs numerous women's retreats along the east coast, and has developed an equine assisted discipleship program entitled, A Thousand Names. A.J. also travels and speaks at various churches and events throughout the year and helps others launch their own ministries. A.J. is currently developing a YouTube channel where she will share insightful conversations and interviews with Christian artists and ministry leaders as well as host others who are willing to step forward and share their testimonies of faith. 

Anna Dudley (Barn Manager) has lived at One Body in Christ Ministries her whole life and has explored every nook and cranny there is at OBIC. She has been riding since before she could walk, and has taken two years of professional lessons in western style, five+ years of professional English lessons, and has trained in horse conditioning and care. Growing up with four siblings as well as many cousins, she is comfortable working with children for horse lessons.  Anna got her own horse when she was just ten years old and has loved and cared for her ever since. Anna is a gifted artist as well, providing book illustrations for authors using mediums including: photography, pencil, watercolor, and acrylics. She loves to work with animals of all kinds, hike, play music, and hunt. She has wild aesthetic, an edgy outdoor style, and cares deeply about people, animals, and every part of God's creation.

Meet The Animals

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GRACE

Grace is the leader of our herd and has been at OBIC the longest. She is a beautiful Tennessee Walker/Paint, and definitely knows she’s gorgeous. She enjoys long trail rides and bonding one on one. 

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PINE

Pine is a sweetheart and a registered Paint. Anyone who meets him instantly falls in love with him. He enjoys going slow but listens very well when you ask him to pick up the pace. He is fearless on the trails and also doesn't mind to work in the ring.

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EVE

Eve (short for Evening Star)  is our gentle giant! She is an all black Percheron, except for a small white star on her forehead. She prefers to go slow and steady and loves trail rides! She used to pull a plow for the amish and is enjoying this new chapter of her life.

ARROW

Arrow loves people, and will walk right up to you to say, “hello”. She has a lot of energy and is ready to go, but will also take care of her less experienced riders. We don't know much of Arrow's background but she has shown she knows a bit about barrel racing and is fearless on the trail. 

SKY

Sky came to us with Arrow so we don't know much about her past either. Sky is more of a shy girl who sticks to herself. She does great on the trail and in the ring and has even shown a bit of talent in jumping. She successfully recovered from skin cancer not long after we got her.

PIPPI

Pippi is owned by Anna who lives on the farm but is often seen helping out with the ministry's many activities. She is the pony of the herd, but don't let her size full you. She has more spunk and sass than the horses twice her size.

BELLA

Bella is our donkey and is often found hanging out in the petting zoo. Because of her size she isn't used for riding, but loves children and helps out for demonstrations during camps and events. Give her a scratch behind the ears and she'll love you forever!

ELINOR

Elinor is a sassy mini Jersey dairy cow. She is newer to the farm, but has made herself at home at OBIC. 

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Merida (Meri)

is Elanors baby