Dude Ranch Staff Horse Bios

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Top Row, L-R: Blaze, Stripe, Stripe (or thin blaze) and snip, Irregular blaze, Interrupted stripe, bald face.Bottom row, L-R: Faint star, Star, Star and strip, irregular star, snip, lip marking Leg markings. Top row, L-R: Stocking, Sock or Boot, Fetlock or Sock.Bottom row, L-R: Pastern, Coronet, Partial Pastern
Introducing Some of the New Guys
Chester
Sorrel Gelding, no socks
age 12-13
5/18 – stone bruise to L F
Milford
14-15 yo Chestnut Gelding
Star, Strip, Snip
RF, RH, LH socks
Pre-navicullar – we will be trying bute/previcox & Bar or Heart Bar Shoe
Can be cinchy
Sugar
Flea Bit Gray Mare
 12 yo
Trail Experience
Lazy
Zee
20+ yo Sorrel mare
Star, Strip, Snip
RF, RH, LH socks
Bar D brand on LH
Baby sitter
 Name: Abby
Sex: Mare
Color and Markings: Dark bay, star
Birth Year: 1997
Size: Medium
Rider Size: Small
Skill Level: Intermediate-Advanced
Bit: O-ring snaffle
Comments: Arrived summer ’17. Bad sway back, needs extra padding. Not used much in ’17 so will need a tune up before carrying dudes this summer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BobFront BobSideName: Bob

Sex: Gelding

Color and Markings: sorrel, 2 rear socks, stripe and snip

Birth Year: 2012

Size: M

Rider Size: M

Rider Skill Level: Wrangler only

Bit: Hackamore

Comments: Flat-footed, very herd sour. Needs miles before he can carry dudes.

Name: Boone

Sex: GeldingBoonHeadLeftSide BoonFullLeft

Color and Markings: Tri-color Paint

Birth Year: 2013

Horse Size: M

Rider Size: M-L

Rider Skill Level: Wrangler or ADV guest

Bit: O-ring snaffle

Comments: Working well for wranglers summer and fall ’17. Still a little spooky/lacking confidence but has a heart of gold! Will be ready for experienced dudes later this summer (’18).

 

 

Name: BuddyBudddyHead BuddyRightSide

Sex: Gelding

Color and Markings: Sorrel, blaze (backwards L), front socks

Birth Year: 1997

Horse Size: M

Rider Size: S-M

Rider Skill Level: Special needs horse, kids horse, beginner

Bit: O ring snaffle

Comments: Do not tie (fence puller) growth under rt eyelid makes it look swollen but it is benign. Hard keeper.

Name: Cimmarron

Sex: MareCimSide CimHead

Color and Markings: Bay, right rear stocking, stripe and snip

Birth Year: 2004

Horse Size: Extra Large

Rider Size: Large-Extra Large

Rider Skill Level: Beginner

Bit: Tom-Thumb

Comments Do not tie (fence puller) Spooky around face and will climb a tree when seeing slickers. NEEDS GROUNDWORK! Desensitizing and confidence building

(DO NOT LET GUEST PUT ON OR TAKE OFF JACKETS WHILE ON HER)

 

 

 

Clyde the Dude HorseName: Clyde

Sex: Gelding

Color and Markings: Tobiano paint

Birth Year: 2006

Horse Size: Small

Rider Size: S-M

Rider Skill Level: Wrangler only

Bit: O-ring snaffle

Comments: Just arrived summer ’17, needs miles before carrying dudes this summer.

Name: Debbie

DebBrand

Sex: Mare

Color and Markings Sorrel, dispersed stare on face, brand on rt haunches (pictured)

Birth Year: 2000

Horse Size: MediumDebbieFaceMaybe

Rider Size: Extra small-Small

Rider Skill Level: kids horse/beginner

Bit: 3 inch shank broken port

Comments: solid beginner horse, needs light rider to prevent soreness in her extra-long back! MEAN-will bite/kick other horses.

Has skin infection on back – requires daily application of medicine or skin will break down.

DebSide

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name: Diamond

Sex: MareDiamondHead DiamondSide

Color and Markings: Bay, Diamond star, rear socks

Birth Year: 2008

Horse Size: Medium

Rider Size: Medium-Large

Rider Skill Level: Intermediate-Advanced

Bit: Tom Thumb

Comments: Can be a little shit. Needs a confident rider who will keep her away from branches/etc. Likes to go off trail.

Name: Dolly

DollyFace DollyButt

Sex: Mare

Color and Markings: Bay Appaloosa

Birth Year: Unknown

Horse Size: Medium

Rider Size: S-M

Rider Skill: Experienced

Bit: Snaffle

Comments: Very hot! Needs a rider with a soft hand who will convince her to pay attention.

Name: Foxy

Sex: MareFoxFace FoxySide

Color and Markings: sorrel, blaze, front rt sock, rear stockings

Birth Year: 1991

Horse Size: Medium

Rider Size: Small

Rider Skill Level: Kid, beginner

Bit: 3-inch shank, broken port

Comments: great kids horse! Needs light rider

Name: Gandolf

Sex: GeldingGandolfSide

Color and Markings: Fleabitten Grey

Horse Birth Year: 2000

Horse Size: Medium

Rider Size: S-MGandolfHead

Rider Skill Level:

 

 

beginner-intermediate

Bit: 3-inch shank, solid port

Comments: watch front shoulders for soreness and stiffness. Benign tumor under right ear

Name: Guss

Sex: GeldingGussBrand GussFace GussSide

Color and Markings: sorrel, stripe + snip, skin flap (dohicky) on blaze, large scar on front should, MJ Brand, rear pasterns

Birth Year: 2002

Horse Size: Large

Rider Size: Medium-Large

Rider Skill Level: Beginner

Bit: 3-inch shank, broken port

Comments: solid horse, save for larger adults.

Name: GuinevereGuenevireHead GuenevireSide

Sex: Mare

Color and Markings: Buckskin

Horse Birth Year: 2010

Horse Size: Extra Large

Rider Size: Large, Extra Large

Rider Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate

Bit: 3 inch shank, broken port

Comments: gets into EVERYTHING! Will break your fences/gates if not regularly used. Needs rider with a sense of humor…will run over bushes to scratch belly and will run down hills to catch up with group if you let her get too far behind.

 

 

Name: HossHossSide

Sex: Gelding

Color and Markings:Bay, star, front sock

Horse Birth Year: ’00

Horse Size: Small

Rider Size: S-M

HossStar

Rider Skill Level: Wrangler/Experienced only

Bit: Roller port, 3” shank

Comments: FAST. Would prefer for only wranglers to ride unless guest is very experienced. BOMBPROOF-I’ve never seen him spook at anything. Rider must absolutely have soft hands and know how to half-halt.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New Guest Ranch Horse Indigo WelcomeName: Indigo

Sex: Gelding

Color and Markings: Blue Roan

Birth Year: 2006

Horse Size: Medium

Rider Size: S-M

Skill Level: Beginner, kids

Bit: o-ring snaffle

Comments: Arrived summer ’17. Hard keeper, will need more food once in regular work. NO TIE (fence puller). Solid horse, good for kids or smaller nervous adults. Check tack fit mid summer as he gains topline muscle.

 

Name: Jack

JackFace JackSide

Sex: Gelding

Color and Markings: Liver sorrel

Horse Birth Year: 1993

Horse Size: Large

Rider Size: small-medium

Rider Skill Level: Beginner, Kids

Bit: 3inch shank, broken port

Comments Kid’s horse due to  stiff legged front & back inflammation with heavy rider, Cinchy! He’s a biter when saddling and grooming. Cinch slowly and gently. Watch for thrush.

 

 

Name: JourneyJourneyLeftSide

Sex: Mare

Color and Markings: Tobiano Paint

Horse Birth Year: 1999

Horse Size: Medium-Large

Rider Size: S-M

Rider Skill Level: Beginner, Kids

Bit: HackamoreJourneyRightSide

Comments: recovering from lameness after summer ’17. On prevacox for possible inflammation in vertebra. Needs to be kept slow and steady to prevent tripping, especially downhill. Needs wrangler rides before dude season to reassess.

 

 

Name: Little JoeLittleJoeSide

Sex: Gelding

Color and Markings: Palomino, rear pasterns

Horse Birth Year: 2007

Horse Size: Medium-large

Rider Size: Medium-large

Rider Skill Level: Beginner-Intermediate

Bit: Tom Thurmb

Comments Can be spooky if left in back of line, back right leg scaring tissue causes it to always look swollen but it’s fine.

LukeFace LukeSideName: Luke

Sex: Gelding

Color and Markings: Dark Bay, star. No front socks (Hoss)

Horse Birth Year: 1992

Horse Size: Medium-Large

Rider Size: Small-Medium

Rider Skill Level: Beginner-Intermediate

Bit: Hackamore

Comments: Skinny guy! Needs to be fed extra whenever in regular work. Fast walker but very gentle. Very hard keeper.

Name: MonteeMonty

Color and Markings Bay, two rear stockings, star + snip

Horse Birth Year: 2005

Horse Size: Extra Large

Rider Size: Large-Extra Large

Rider Skill Level: Beginner

Bit: o-ring snaffle

Comments: Very gentle horse, will roll in pond with rider if he’s allowed to get to close. Hypersensitivity in ears to buffalo gnats makes him sensitive near ears. Will need hydrocortizone and roll on fly prevention for ears in summer ’18.

 

 

 

 

Name: MouseMouseSide

Sex: Gelding

Color and Markings: Grulla

Horse Birth Year: 2010

Horse Size: Small

Rider Size: Small-MediumMouseFace

Rider Skill Level: Intermediate

Bit: snaffle, o-ring

Comments slow as molasses. crowhops when asked to lope.

 

 

 

 

Name: OreoOreo

Sex: Gelding

Color and Markings: bay, stripe + snip

Horse Birth Year: 1991

Horse Size: Small

Rider Size: extra Small

Rider Skill Level: Kids, beginner

Bit: 3inch shank, broken port

Comments: Retired unless we have special needs or VERY light riders. Will get cinch sores very easily so always use neoprene cinch without any stitching. Can be nervous since he’s been out of regular use.

 

 

 

Name: PeachesPeachesBrand PeachesFace2 PeachesSide

Color and Markings: sorrel, star, front socks

Horse Birth Year: 1991

Horse Size: small-medium

Rider Size: Small-Medium

Rider Skill Level: Beginner, kid

Bit: hackamore

Comments: quick walker. needs light rider. Cushings-will require extra grooming and shedding before season begins.

Name: RoonieRoonieSide RoonieFace

Sex: Gelding

Color and Markings: Red Roan, star, rt rear sock

Horse Birth Year: 2005

Horse Size: small-medium

Rider Size: small-medium

Rider Skill Level: Wrangler/ADV

Bit: hackamore

Is this Roonie???

Comments: Needs wrangler rides before season begins.

Name: SkipSkipFace SkipSide

Sex: Gelding

Color and Markings: Sorrel, stripe + snip, rear stockings

Horse Birth Year: 1995

Horse Size: medium

Rider Size: Small-medium

Rider Skill Level: Beginner, kid’s horse

Bit: Tom Thumb

Comments: do not tie (fence puller)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name: SmokeSmokeFace SmokeSide

Sex: Gelding

Color and Markings: Grey

Horse Birth Year: 1982

Horse Size: Medium-Large

Rider Size: Fully retired

Rider Skill: Fully retired

Bit: None

Comments: severe allergic reaction to sweet feed – NO sweet feed! Senior, alfalfa cubes, corn oil and hay only.

Name: Steviepg2011-stevie

Sex: Mare

Color Makings: Sorrel

Horse Birth Year: 2000

Horse Size: Medium

Rider Size: Small

Rider Skill Level: kid’s horse, beginner to advance

Bit: 3inch shank, broken port

Comments: gaited (foxtrotter), 1g bute before being ridden

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Miss Calamity Jane

Miss Calamity Jane

Little Joe Donkey

Little Joe Donkey

Calamity Jane is severely foundered. Strict calorie restriction.

 

 

 

Quick Guide
Name Birth Year Gender Breed Color Face/Mane Feet Other
    
   Halter Training started
 Buddy    G  Papered Paint  Sorrel ‘Y’ shaped DTR-STR-SN RF sock
 
   
Cimarron 2004 M QH/Clydesdale Dark Bay Strip, blaze RR sock (Cimarron is right) Big girl
   
 Danny  2005 G  Paint  Sorrel with white spotted belly  Blaze  LF and BH stockings  
Debbie 2000 M QH Sorrel Small star none Anti-fungal to back as needed
 Diamond  ’08 M Papered QH  Sorrel  Diamond Star  No socks  
 Fancy Flame  1991  G QH  Sorrel  Irregular strip (flame)   No socks  Magic Sky Ranch
     
Foxy 1991 M QH Sorrel Blaze RF coronette, rear stockings  
 Gandolf  2000  G  QH  grey      
   
Guinevere ’10  M  Mixed warmblood  Buckskin      
Guss ’02  G  QH  Sorrel “Bump” on forhead –  STR Strip Snip  “MJ” freeze RH, LH partial coronet  
Jack 1993 G Appy Brown – dark spots over hips  Star snip    
Journey    M Dark Brown Paint  Brown mane Small star? & Snip  4 legs white  Howards
Little Joe ’07  G  QH? Cremello  Star    
Luke ’92  G  QH  Bay  Irreg star    
Montee 2005 G QH/Clydesdale Dark Bay Star & Snip Rear socks, BIGfeathers! cimarron’s little brother – Big boy!
               
Oreo 1991 G QH/Passo Bay Cresent moon star, snip None Old cinch sore under left buckle – examine carefullly EVERY ride! Pad and dress as needed. Special cinch, Howards
Peaches  1991  M  Papered QH  Sorrel star BF socks Bar-cross-K, Howards
 
Skip 1995 G Big QH Sorrel Large Star & Broad strip Rear stockings  
   
Smoke 1982 G QH Gray     Bulky, stout, “D” on L shoulder
Stevie ’95  M  QH Sorrel  Long Mane Faint star    
Boon 2013 G QH Paint Buckskin Paint  
 
             
Calamity Jane 1999 Jenny Donkey Gray     Lighter, smaller, a bit less fat
Little Joe 1993 Jack Donkey Gray     Darker, bigger, a bit more fat!
Another Quick Guide:
Kid Horses Beginner Intermediate Advanced Wrangler Only Other
   Buddy Foxy   Hoss
Deb Danny Boy Guss Dolly
Fancy   Diamond      Smoke
 Jack      Donkeys
  Cimmarron        
 Journey Debby Little Joe (horse)      
Fancy Flame Fancy Luke      
  Montee  Skip      
Oreo   Guenevere    
Guss      
 Jack        
          
 Peaches Little Joe        
           
  Peaches        
   Stevie        
         

Size Guide: Determine weight and skill together – a heavy athlete with good balance weighs less than a moderate sized couch potato! If you are “loading up” a horse, CHECK SADDLE FIT FREQUENTLY! and LISTEN TO THE HORSE!!! (Updated 11/13/15)
Tiny Small Medium Large XL XXL
   Fancy   Buddy Gauge Cimmeron
 Skippy Danny Boy Guss Montee
   Grandpa  Debby Skip Guenevere
  Oreo Dandy  Diamond    
       
     Foxy  Jack    
    Journey  Little Joe (horse)    
       
    Peaches  Stevie    
    Red      
    Luke      
         
         
    Sunny Blue Eye      
    Trigger      
           

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