If she were Ganges daughter that would make her 8 yrs old and the barn owner told me she was 7(ish). I think her markings look more like the 10 yr old mare you identified, so kindly, Enygma. Personally from seeing her I think she resembles the photos of Goliat more than she does Ganges.
This is going to be an exciting learning experience for the kids, and adults. An entire world just opened up to me after very reluctantly at first letting this sweet little mare into my heart.
I really think she might be good at endurance riding - if she likes it, that is. Training for endurance rides is just the best. I LOVE to train for endurance. My daughter was saying today we could try her in a Dr. Cook's bitless bridle to see if that might work with her. And a little light hunt seat saddle. I'm very keen on getting the younger ones into endurance. Maybe I could find a 4Her that was interested in endurance and have them train with us. We'd be set to do a 30 mile in another year. Wouldn't it be neat if we took a little Polish Arabian in and beat all the warmbloods with a 4H kid! Hehe.. Just kidding.
Wonder how she does with other horses on a trail? A lot will depend on that one factor alone as far as endurance. But if she's not good on a trail or with other horses we'll just figure out what she does like. The longer I'm into raising horses the more I realize that the horse picks their own discipline. Just like a kid does.
Boy this has been a super day as far as horses go. Just saw a video of one of our kids doing her first xcountry, learned about little Sophie, training my big guy and planning to do freestyle dressage with my daughter's horse, picking out rap music on the way back from the barn that will go well with him.
Thank you so much for helping me deserthorsewoman and TwilightArabians.