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Fruitloops 06-19-2010 04:29 PM

Coming 3 y/o Shire gelding for sale, B.C., Canada
 
This has been a very difficult decision for me, but after much, much careful deliberation I have decided to put my coming 3 year old Shire gelding, TJ, up for sale. Please contact me via PM or email for price as I am extremely negotiable to the perfect home. This is a truly incredible, one-of-a-kind horse who will do great things with the right owner. Only reason for selling is that we just don't "click" and it would be selfish of me to keep him when we're both unhappy.

TJ is a very quiet, easy going fellow with no health problems and is UTD on all vet/farrier work. No vices. Easy keeper, does fine both alone and in a group, excellent ground manners; ties, leads, ground drives, stands for vet and farrier, bathes, loads and hauls like a dream, pony's off of other horses, trots in-hand, has been led extensively on roads and through all kinds of trails [up and down mountains, over/around/under obstacles, through water, etc.], couldn't ask for a more safe horse on the road and trails. He has been taken down to the beach and went right into the ocean without a moments hesitation.

Stands at about 16.2hh. He turns 3 in August. I believe he is Black Sabino, though we have not sent any tests in yet. He is incredibly gentle and with further training and a few years of maturity on him he could be a fantastic kid/husband/family horse. He doesn't have a mean bone in his body but can be stubborn and is a little "slow" to catch on sometimes, so requires someone with patience and consistency. He will go anywhere you point him to go. Very forgiving and trustworthy.

PM or email for more information: murphiefitzgerald@hotmail.com

Pictures coming in a few minutes!

Fruitloops 06-19-2010 04:41 PM

Pictures really don't do him justice. He is going to make someone really happy; I would keep him if I could! Sorry for the picture overload! :)

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My2Geldings 06-19-2010 06:48 PM

What is it that makes you guys "not click"?

Fruitloops 06-19-2010 07:06 PM

^ I think we just have very different personalities. He is a great horse but I just don't have the skills/experience to bring him to his full potential.

Erin_And_Jasper 06-19-2010 08:25 PM

i love the mohawk

armydogs 06-20-2010 02:56 AM

wow, he is beautiful. to bad im not closer to you. good luck finding him the right home

Fruitloops 06-20-2010 12:05 PM

Thanks guys! He will be getting 30 or so days of professional training sometime this summer/fall if not sold before then.

payette 06-20-2010 01:09 PM

I want him! Not that I can have him, though. . . He is SUPER cute!

Fruitloops 06-25-2010 01:00 PM

$3000 OBO Comes with all of his tack - 7 bits, 3 bridles, 1 bitless rope bridle, 3 halters [1 nylon, 2 rope], 3 lead ropes, hobbles, carrot stick, driving whip, surcingle, several different types of reins, 2 fly masks, super soft rope driving reins, may also throw in his first aid stuff and brushes.

kigers4ever 06-26-2010 12:46 AM

Man, if you were closer, he would already be at my place!!!! (and what a great deal for all the equipment too!!!) He is gorgeous and would make a great driving/riding buddy for me!!!! I even have the wagons! Do you have any video's of him? I would love to see his movement! Also is he registered or registerable?


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