Here is the newest project that Dad brought home. The poor girl is only 7 years old and the owner said "Either you take her or I'm sending her to the sale barn." And being what she is, she would have ended up in the killer pen . She is not broke at all except for wonderful ground manners (thankfully). And for those who may end up wondering from the pix, she is VERY pregnant. We expect her to throw a colt any day in the next 2 weeks. Her previous owner let her run with a QH stud and his excuse was "Well.........I really didn't think he would be able to breed her." He is a decent cowboy and one heck of a guy but knows nothing about drafts. We plan to use her as a mate for John after the colt is weaned. The stud she is bred to is decent cutting stock from the Lena line so I am kinda anxious to see what it looks like. Should make a pretty darn good saddle horse in several years.
Without further ado, here is Bessie the Belgian. (name is going to have to go )