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Tillo Loves Trail Riding & Jumping

Tillo - OTTB living in Colorado

Hello, I wanted to give you an update on your little horse, Tillo.  We have had a pretty good summer…his dressage is really coming along, he seems amenable to the stadium jumping, cross country needs some more work as he gets pretty excited, and he loves trail riding…very brave and walks right out.  He’s very…

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Third Time’s A. Charm

Absolute Charm - OTTB

We have had a lot of people wondering just who got our special girl – Absolute Charm.

Let me give a little background to her story first.

Absolute Charm’s new family has had a rough few years. The mother was diagnosed with a terminal neurological disease with no cure. Her husband is a critical care nurse and he searched for every possible solution or possible cause for her condition. The mother grew weaker and weaker until she needed two canes just to walk and she spent most of her time in bed.

In trying to relieve some of the family’s stress, the then 13 year old son took up riding dressage at a local stable. . .

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Goldie’s Big Adventure…

Gold Commander One - February 19, 2012

We traveled down the road a short way to Spring Mill Farm this weekend for a dressage clinic. . . . Goldie worked very hard to respond to my seat giving the cues, rather than my hands, and got quite adept at “reading” my (mental) whoa transition.

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Gold Commander One Loves to Play

. . .a little more than six months later, I’m as happy as ever with him. He’s a very thoughtful, playful, curious and intelligent horse, representing Thoroughbreds very well. He likes to lip ponytails of the girls at the barn; he snatches lead ropes and halters off hooks and tosses them in the air, and; he also likes to drink water out of water bottles – a real ham.

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