This is a very broke 12 yr old Appaloosa gelding that is handy and responsive. He is broke for any level rider. He is very easy to ride and has a super handle. He has a one hand neck rein, good brakes, a good mind, and a willing to please disposition. He has been ridden by kids and shown in playdays and at 4H shows. He does all playday events, poles, barrels, keyhole, down and back, and also works cattle. He may not be the fastest horse at the show but he is a great horse to ride if you are still learning the ropes and learning to get a better seat.... (read more) He won't go any faster than you ask him. He is very good at the gate and will go in and out of the arena as many times as you ask of him willingly. This guy stands 14.2 hands tall and is stocky made. He can easily carry an adult size rider all day long. He is very muscular and stout. He is very forgiving of rider error. He is dependable and honest and doesn't try to get anything by on a timid rider. He is as nice of a trail horse as anyone could ask for. He takes his time stepping over ditches, through streams and crossing logs. He doesn't jump over things, he takes his time and steps over obstacles easy as to not lose his rider. He is light in the bridle and will ride in and respect just a simple snaffle bit. You don't need lots of leverage or a port to keep him under control. He will ride in just a halter and leadrope nicely as well. Has no problems being ridden bareback or double. You can slide off his hindquarters and crawl underneath him without him having any concerns. Branded on left hip. This gelding is the right age to have enough experience under his belt to have a been there done that style about him. He has been in parades with loud sirens and lots of commotion as well. He is not spooky and will not jump out from underneath his rider. Nice horse for a step up contest horse or just an all around anyone can ride trustworthy mount. view video at Watch Mov00437.be call 304-238-4155
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