Well, I am struggling with Patsy and even worse with Dixie...who has a hormone problem.
Bill had said he wanted me to go to a reputable breeder and find a nice horse who we know has had proper care and training. I can still rescue and rehome, but I will have a better animal for drill team.
So I have always wanted a foundation quarter horse. I love a small and muscular horse. I saw an ad for a six year old cremello foundation mare that had just had a few rides on her but was quiet.
I went up to look by myself while Bill was working. I rode her and it was a done deal. She is soft and relaxed, balanced and lovely. I paid a deposit and Bill and I went back up last night and picked her up...
Her name is Baleigh's Chic Spirit and her reg number is...2952848. She comes in at 95% foundation blood. I am over the moon. She is quiet and curious all at once. Loads and trailers like a dream. She was so calm last night I RODE her 30 minutes after getting her home. She is my dream horse. I cannot believe it still.
I have never cared for cremello that much, but have noticed in 12 years of riding drill that audiences love them! I am also thinking of the buckskin and palomino babies I can have later.
So that is the story of my new girl, she came with a name I don't care for, but she knows it....so here she is.. Sophie...