- Skills / Disciplines
- Driving, English Pleasure, Field Hunter, Pack, Parade, Ranch, Ranch Work, Trail, Trail Riding, Trained, Western Riding
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Gait’n Zumba is the product of a lifetime of knowledge and experience by W. M. “Del” Petty, and he hit his mark with this mule. This is the only time that Zumba has been offered to the public.... (read more) Zumba came to us from Gait’n Junction in Grand Junction, Colorado. She was born in 2010 out of a standard gaited jack (“Pretty Boy Floyd”) and a registered RHBAA, USTA, and KMSHA mare (“Call Lady”). She was started properly and had an excellent foundation and work ethic instilled in her through knowledgeable upper-level trainers. Zumba was imprinted from birth and started with cart, ATV training, and usually ground and trailer work. After going under saddle, Zumba went to a hunting camp and was packed. Her time with us has been spent trail riding, working on the ranch, and having fun in the arena. She is smooth, sure-footed, confident, and competent on the trails. We have had her in the high Rockies covering rough terrain, crossing creeks and bogs, and going over deadfall. She has seen all types of wildlife. She will drag enough wood, in one trip, for the whole night… and breakfast. She has also been on the congested trails of Fort Collins, surrounded by bicyclists, joggers, strollers, dogs, and vagrants. She has been around traffic and has crossed bridges. In the arena, she is loping nice circles, handily picking up both leads, shoulders in, haunches in, half passes, and side passes both ways. She has a floating trot and lots of action. She has moved, roped cattle, packed salt, and checked the fence on the ranch. From a family perspective, Zumba has been a pleasure to be around. She is gentle and mindful around all of our kids. She is easy to catch and saddle. She is good for the vet and farrier. Zumba is savvy, multifaceted, kind, supple, bridle-wise, and genuine.
Trail Ranch Family Molly Mule