Safe, safe, safe grade paint gelding for sale. Rio is the perfect beginners horse - he would rather walk than do anything else. This is the horse we use when we have brand new riders who want to learn. This gelding is broke broke broke. Been used as a therapy horse for disabled kids for years.
Rio is 25 years young and has had the same owner for 10+ years. He is a really pretty minimal overo sorrel and stands 15 hands tall. He has been trail ridden and arena ridden a ton.... (read more) Rio has amazing ground manners and no vices to speak of. He stands tied all day, leads well, picks up all four feet without issue, is good for vet and farrier. Is not hard at all to catch. Will ride nice at a walk/trot/canter. Not spooky either. He is NOT a speed horse. His favorite speed is standing still or walking. He will go with some encouragement. He loves to be brushed, and stalls well or can be out to pasture too. Can be ridden in just a halter, he's that well broke. Absolutely no issues with turning, stopping, or backing. Rio is up to date on his health and is in tip top shape - no health issues.
Selling only because this horse would be better with someone who loves him one on one - instead of with multiple other horses. He loves attention and will stand to be brushed all day long.
A good home is a must - and we will be picky. This horse does not need to be sold and he will stay where he is if we can't find him the perfect home. He'd be great for a child learning to ride, or an adult who just wants to mosey on down the trail. Rio just wants to be cuddled, brushed, and would prefer to stay in a stall and be fed treats!
A coggins will be pulled before sale.
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