ADDITIONAL VIDEO: There is an additional video that I couldn't link, if you go to YouTube they're under "Dustin Fudge Luci". Email me if you want the link.
Luci has done basic dressage and trails the majority of her life. She is highly in tune and a very sensitive mare. She is wonderfully intelligent at ground work and would be easy to trick train; she picks up new concepts so fast! Her sensitivities translate to her under-saddle work as she is light on the leg, responds to seat, and does well with a soft-handed rider. She's about to shed her winter coat and she looks black if you keep her stalled during the day; she has the head of a TB with hints of Arab. I fell in love with Luci because she was everything I wanted: a horse to bond with, spirited and a challenge, always willing, and just a fun horse all around.
Things I love about her:
~forward in the arena, you certainly have plenty impulsion to work with
~she's so smart! very auditory and responds to verbal cues
~so much fun on the ground and sweet personality
~sensitive; this is a horse you easily make a soul connection with (she notices my children and comes down to smell them); responds to seat
~80% of the time she's calm and cool, 20% of she's hot-brained and fun
~bred to be a great sport horse (her mom was a 4' jumper, she likes to jump she's just had little training with it); the 1/2 Arab enables her to build up endurance/stamina quickly with exercise
~fits well in any pasture situation, middle to bottom of the pecking order
~super ground manners, very respectful
~hacks out alone on trails
Things to know:
~she tore her deep-flexor tendon on her left hind in September 2010 (I gave her 6 months stall rest and wrapped her). In March 2012 we took new ultrasounds and could find no tear and she was sound.
~her FL feet need to be shod if you want to ride her on rocky trails; once I started trail riding a good bit she would abscess because I rode her barefoot (with boots). It was only if I stayed in the arena barefoot that her feet could handle it.
~she has sweet itch from gnats that bite her belly and chest and it really bothers her (it would be best to stall her with a fan during the day or move her to somewhere w/o gnats!)
Company / Facility:
Rebel Woods -
We offer an exceptional package here at Rebel Woods: immediate access to 17+ miles on the Kennesaw Mountain Trails (AKA no more trailering!) a 20-acre property with 16 acres of pasture with rotation, fertilization, dragging to breakdown manure, and weed-control; 75'x150' arena with artificial sand footing and great drainage; experienced care of husband/wife team committed to quality and not interested in the typical horse-world gossip/drama; 10-14 hrs turnout. Just imagine...drive up, grab your horse out of the pasture and tack up and wander off for a 1 to 8 hour trail ride... or maybe today you're just in the mood for some light schooling in the arena. Sound like you!?! Then come for a tour!