Join Date: May 2011
Location: Chino Valley, AZ
My old gelding (basically a free lease) was the exact opposite of what I thought I wanted. 14.2hh (on a good day), arab/NSH cross, a bit of a nutjob, not a beginner's horse at all. The only thing he had going for him was that he was bay, and under all that craziness was a sweetheart of a horse. He taught me almost everything I know and I was heart-broken when he was suddenly (without warning) sent back to his owners.
My current gelding...well, no, he wasn't what I was looking for. I didn't know what I was looking for, but it definitely wasn't a virtually unhandled 2yo stud colt who was 15hh and had a freakishly large head. Three years later, I have a well-mannered, 16.3hh beautiful black and white gelding who is my heart horse. I couldn't imagine life without him.
Do not tell me I can't...because I will show
you that I can.