Horse Biographies

 

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Aries
9 years old
15.1 hands
Polish/Spanish Arab

Aries was purchased as an endurance and mountain trail horse six years ago. He came with a very quirky personality and is one of the most intelligent horses at the ranch. He will open gates, cans, feed bins and anything else that is challenging even carabiners! He has done well in mountain trail and is our resident go-to for the beginner/novice rider who needs a confidence builder. Aries is a pro at all of the obstacles and makes it look easy. He started jumping this past year with our junior riders and is doing well over 2.6 feet jumps. He also came in Top 10 for the first time at and endurance ride. If you need a boost of confidence in your riding, request Aries.

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Thor
7 years old
16.3 hands / 1,700 lb.
American Cream Draft

The American Cream Draft breed only has 400 left in the United States. They were the only American-bred draft horses that were developed for riding and driving. They also have a high percentage of the champagne gene that gives them their palomino coloring as well as their gorgeous amber eyes. Thor is very comfortable on the trail course and we use him for our taller students who want a big ride. He is also gaited and has a huge ground covering stride that makes him very unique. He does not think he is a draft and will keep up with our Arabs on trail rides. He also jumps and does dressage. If you want a bigger horse, request Thor.

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LUNA
13 years old
14.2 hands
Kiger Mustang

Luna is a domestic born Kiger of wild parents. He was raised on 5,000 acres and was not halter broke until he was three years old. When Luna came to us at three years old, we started training him for dressage, endurance, and trail riding. He has also been shown in Mountain Trail and knows the course well. Luna is a great horse for a smaller rider who wants to build confidence but still have some spice to their mount. If you are looking for a fun horse to take dressage lessons, working equitations lessons, or clinics on, request Luna.

 
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Cobalt
4 years old
Arab Dutch Warmblood Cross

Cobalt is a kind and gentle guy who loves attention, mountain riding and treats. He has been under training since February 2018 and is an amazing horse who tries hard to give his best. He was purchased by owner Chris to be her next eventing horse.

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CHIP
Purebred Andalusian

Chip came up from Texas in the Spring of 2018. He comes from one of the top sires in the U.S. and was originally going to be a breeding stallion. His owner changed her mind due to a eye problem that can be passed down by breeding. Chip has been under saddle for 7 months and is an amazing ride. He has the classic Andalusian movement that is very uphill and fun to ride. He has been started in working equitation and shows lots of promise in this discipline. He also likes to trail ride as long as it is not too steep! If you are interested in taking lessons, ask for Chip.

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Diego
4 years old

Diego also came from Texas and was gelded in 2018 as a 3 year old. He was started under saddle in August 2018 and is proving to be a very fast learner. He was also purchased to do working equitation and also shows an aptitude for jumping. He loves the trail and is bold and forward. Diego is a handsome mount. If you are interested in taking lessons, ask for Diego.