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

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Name Aspen

Mare

Color and Markings bay, roman nose, 4 black socks, black mane and tail

Horse Birth Year 2013

Horse Size Pony, small

Rider Size extra small – small

Rider Skill Level Wrangler only

Bit Snaffle with O ring

Comments Green horse, saddled 10 times (rider sat with no problem), needs attitude adjustment and must learn personal space

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Name Bob

Gelding

Color and Markings sorrel, 2 back white socks

Horse Birth Year 2012

Horse Size medium

Rider Size small – medium

Rider Skill Level Wrangler only

Bit snaffle O-ring

Comments bomb proof horse, great for packing, needs worked for approximately two week then will be ready for duded

watch back legs for swelling

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Name Bogo

Marre

Color and Markings black and white paint , nipped right ear

Horse Birth Year 2013

Horse Size small-medium

Rider Size small-medium

Rider Skill Level wrangler only

Bit snaffle O-ring

Comments Currently in training, started under saddle, brought to Sundance with Boon and Chico

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Name Boone

Gelding

Color and Markings Dun Paint

Horse Birth Year 2013

Horse Size medium

Rider Size medium

Rider Skill Level Wrangler only

Bit snaffle O-ring

Comments Currently in training, started under saddle and taking on a few trail rides, doing well, quick learner, brought to Sundance with Bogo and Chico

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Name Buddy

Gelding

Color and Markings Sorrel, White blaze backwards L

Horse Birth Year 1997

Horse Size medium

Rider Size small-medium

Rider Skill Level Special needs horse, kids horse, beginner

Bit Snaffle with O ring

Comments Do not tie (fence puller)

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Name Candy

Mare

Color and Markings flee-bitten grey

Horse Birth Year 1996

Horse Size Medium

Rider Size Extra small

Rider Skill Level kid’s pony horse

Bit hackamore

Comments Arthritis, left upper jaw scaring tissue from a dental fracture (watch for infections),

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Name Cimmarro

Color and Markinngs Bay, right rear sock, white blaze, Mare

Horse 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

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

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Name Chico

Color and Markings silver main and tail palomino, white blaze, Geld

Horse Birth Year 2013

Horse Size Medium

Rider Size Medium

Rider Skill Level Wrangler Only

Bit Snaffle O-ring

Comments Lack of trust with people, spooky (really spooky), hard to catch so move really slow, Green in training and un-broke, round pen work, ground work, and has been saddled, brought to Sundance with Boone and Bogo

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Name Danny

Color and Markings Over paint (belly, Bald face, Right back sock, Geld

Horse Birth Year 2005

Horse Size Medium-Large

Rider Size Medium-Large

Rider Skill Level Beginner-intermediate

Bit Hackamore

Comments Occasional fence puller (don’t tie when guests are around), watch for wither sores, Buddy sour

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Name Debbie

Color and Markings Sorrel, dispersed stare on face, with brand – Mare

Horse Birth Year 2000

Horse Size Medium

Rider Size Extra-small

Rider Skill Level kids horse

Bit 3 inch shank broken port

Comments lame in the front, does well with kids, watch personal space will bite/kick other mares.

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Name Diamond

Color and Markings Bay, Diamond star – Mare

Horse Birth Year 2008

Horse Size Medium-Large

Rider Size Medium-Large

Rider Skill Level Beginner-Advanced

Bit Cheek Snaffle, Tom thumb

Comments Likes to test rider at first

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Name Flame

Color and Markings Sorrel, thin blaze  – Geld

Horse Birth Year 1992

Horse Size Small

Rider Size none (lame)

Rider Skill Level none

Bit none

Comments Chronic back problems

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Name Foxy

Color and Markings sorrel, fat blaze – Mare

Horse Birth Year 1991

Horse Size Medium

Rider Size Small

Rider Skill Level Kid, beginner

Bit 3-inch shank, broken port

Comments great kids horse, just watch personal space with other horses

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Name Gandolf

Color and Markings Grey – Geld

Horse Birth Year 2000

Horse Size Large

Rider Size medium-large

Rider Skill Level beginner-intermediate

Bit 3-inch shank, solid port

Comments watch front shoulders for soreness and stiffness

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Name Gauge

Color and Markings sorrel, fat white blaze with brown spot on nose, half blue eyes in left side  – Geld

Horse Birth Year 1992

Horse Size medium

Rider Size medium

Rider Skill Level beginner

Bit cheek snaffle

Comments keep in the back, will kick other horses

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Name Gene

Color and Markings bay, two white rear socks, dispersed star, brand looks like a sun

Horse Birth Year 2008

Horse Size Large

Rider Size Medium-Large

Rider Skill Level Wrangler only

Bit snaffle O-ring

Comments gets hot quickly, picks a soft hand,  needs lots of patience.

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Name Gus

Color and Markings sorrel, white blaze, skin flap on blaze, large scar on front should, MJ Brand – Geld

Horse Birth Year 2002

Horse Size Large

Rider Size Medium Large

Rider Skill Level Beginner

Bit 3-inch shank, broken port

Comments watch wither soreness

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Name Grandpa

Color and Markings Grey with mustache  – Geld

Horse Birth Year 1989

Horse Size Large

Rider Size Kid’s pony horse

Rider Skill Level Beginner

Bit halter

Comments Old, Old, Old, Old, Kids paint him, Old

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Name Guinevere

Color and Markings Buckskin, four black socks, mane, and tail – Mare

Horse Birth Year 2010

Horse Size Extra Large

Rider Size Large, Extra Large

Rider Skill Level Beginner, Intermediate

Bit Snaffle O-ring

Comments Solid horse, doesn’t need shoes, occasional wrangle will need to tune up her neck reigning, runs guests into bushes so she can scratch her belly.

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Name Jack

Color and Markings Liver sorrel – Geld

Horse Birth Year 1993

Horse Size Large

Rider Size small

Rider Skill Level Beginner, Kids

Bit 3inch shank, broken port

Comments Kid’s horse due to back inflammation with heavy rider, Cinchy! He’s a biter when saddling and grooming. Cinch slowly and gently.

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Name Jak

Color and Markings Full bay, four black socks – Geld

Horse Birth Year 2005

Horse Size Medium

Rider Size Medium

Rider Skill Level Wrangler only

Bit Snaffle, O-ring

Comments thoroughbred quarter mix, high strung, needs work, watch saddle fit, will flip over when withers are pinched

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Name Journey

Color and Markings Black and White Paint  – Mare

Horse Birth Year 1999

Horse Size Medium-Large

Rider Size Large

Rider Skill Level Beginner, Kids

Bit Hackamore

Comments Solid horse, sour to other mares,

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Name Jozy

Color and Markings Buckskin, Dark

Horse Birth Year 2006

Horse Size Large

Rider Size medium-Large

Rider Skill Level Wrangler only

Bit Cow horse

Comments broke to ride, needs work, loves the donkeys

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Name Honey

Color and Markings Palomino -Mare

Horse Birth Year 2005

Horse Size ————

Rider Size ———-

Rider Skill Level ———-

Bit ———-

Comments Bought last spring lame, still lame, need to sell

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Name Hoss

Color and Markings bay, right front white sock  – Geld

Horse Birth Year 2000

Horse Size Large

Rider Size Medium-Large

Rider Skill Level Wrangler/Advanced rider

Bit 4-inch shank solid port with roller

Comments

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Name Little Joe

Color and Markings Creamello    –  Geld

Horse Birth Year 2007

Horse Size Medium-large

Rider Size Medium-large

Rider Skill Level Beginner

Bit Tom Thurmb

Comments Solid horse, back right leg scaring tissue causes it to always look swollen but it’s fine.

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Name Luke

Color and Markings Dark Bay, Large chested

Horse Birth Year 1992

Horse Size Medium-Large

Rider Size Small-Medium

Rider Skill Level Intermediate

Bit Hackamore

Comments Sore back, not withers, quick walker, Ozzy saddle due to back sores

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Name Montee

Color and Markings Bay, two back white socks

Horse Birth Year 2005

Horse Size Extra Large

Rider Size Large-Extra Large

Rider Skill Level Beginner

Bit Hackamore

Comments Very gentle horse, will roll in pond with rider if he’s allowed to get to close

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Name Mouse

Color and Markings Grula – Geld

Horse Birth Year 2010

Horse Size Small

Rider Size Small-Medium

Rider Skill Level Intermediate

Bit snaffle, o-ring

Comments Biter, little shit head

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Name Oreo

Color and Markings bay

Horse Birth Year 1991

Horse Size Small

Rider Size extra Small

Rider Skill Level Kids, beginner

Bit 3inch shank, broken port

Comments Bad rain rot as during the summer of 2016, age is showing. Really light riders only

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Name Peaches

Color and Markings sorrel, heart-shaped star

Horse Birth Year 1991

Horse Size small-medium

Rider Size Small-Medium

Rider Skill Level Beginner, kid

Bit hackamore

Comments trying to sell, age is showing, lame in the front, light kids hires

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Name Roonie

Color and Markings Red Roan – Geld

Horse Birth Year 2005

Horse Size small-medium

Rider Size small-medium

Rider Skill Level Beginner-intermediate

Bit hackamore

Comments soreness in front shoulders

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Name Skip

Color and Markings Sorrel, White hour glass blaze – Geld

Horse Birth Year 1995

Horse Size medium

Rider Size Small-medium

Rider Skill Level Beginner, kid’s horse

Bit 4inch shanks, solid port

Comments do not tie (fence puller)

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Name Smoke

Color and Markings Grey

Horse Birth Year 1982

Horse Size Medium-Large

Rider Size Small

Rider Skill Level beginner, kid’s horse

Bit halter

Comments Old Old Old Old

Smoke has always been a very hard keeper. Missing many teeth and must have WET mash twice a day. Has a growth in his throat and occasionally chokes.

2016 – apparent severe allergic reaction to sweet feed – NO sweet feed! Senior, alfalfa cubes, corn oil and hay only.

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Name Stevie

Color Makings Sorrel, long forelock – Mare

Borse Birth Year 2000

Horse Size Large

Rider Size Small-Large

Rider Skill Level kid’s horse, beginner to advance

Bit 3inch shank, broken port

Comments Go to horse, gated,

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Name Stix

Color and Markings sorrel, white blaze

Horse Birth year 1987

Comments Old age, needs sold,

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Name Silver

Comments Returning to owner

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Name Sunny

Color and Markings bay paint, Bright Blue eyes, 4 white socks, white blaze – mare

Horse Birth Year 2004

Horse Size Medium-Large

Rider Size Medium

Rider Skill Level Beginner-intermediate

Bit snaffle, o-ring

Comments stiff jointed, will go lame with too much work

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Name Trigger

Color and Markings bay, four black socks, mane, and tail, lump under cheek

Horse Birth Year 1985

Horse Size Medium

Rider Size Small

Rider Skill Level intermdiate

Bit Tom-Thumb

Comments  Old Old Old, likes to go, must be on special feed

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Name Calamity Jane

Color and Markings smaller Donkey

Birth Year 1999

Size small

Rider Size: N/A

Rider Skill Level: N/A

Bit halter

Comments watch Founder
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Quick Guide
Name Birth Year Gender Breed Color Face/Mane Feet Other
    
Aspen Filly ’13  M QH/Pony?  Bay      Halter Training started
 Buddy    G  Papered Paint  Sorrel ‘Y’ shaped DTR-STR-SN RF sock
 Candy    M QH grade Fleabitten Gray Snip C LSH  Swan’s
   
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      
Gauge 1994 G QH Sorrel Blaze, L eye half blue. Mark on nose. None Stocky, Swan’s
Gene  ’08  G  Papered QH  Sorrel  small star  BH socks  
Grandpa 1980 G Draft/QH Gray     Old! Watch weight
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
Jake 2005 G Q/Thoroughbred Dark Bay black mane and tail
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    
Sticks  1987  G  papered QH  Sorrel str strp snp  LF 1/2past, BH socks  
Sunny Blue Eyes 2004 M QH Sorrel bald face, blue eyes 4 stockings  Magic Sky Ranch
Trigger 20+ G QH/TB Bay   RR sock (only marking) Brand on L shoulder. Magic Sky Ranch
Boon 2013 G QH Paint Buckskin Paint  
 Bogo  2013  M  QH  Paint  Black and White    
 Chico  2013  G  passifino quarter   Palomino  Silver mane and Tail    
               
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
 Candy  Buddy Foxy   Gene Aspen
Deb Candy Danny Boy Guss  Guenevere
Fancy   Diamond      Smoke
Dandy  Jack      Donkeys
 Grandpa Cimmarron        
 Journey Debby Little Joe (horse)      
Fancy Flame Fancy Luke      
 Little Joe (donkey) Montee  Skip      
Oreo Gauge  Sticks      Donkeys
Guss  Trigger      
Calamity Jane  Jack        
          
 Peaches Little Joe        
           
  Peaches        
   Stevie        
  Sunny Blue Eyes        

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 11/13/14)
Tiny Small Medium Large XL XXL
   Fancy   Buddy Gauge Cimmeron
Grandpa  Skippy Candy Danny Boy Guss Montee
   Grandpa  Debby Skip Guenevere
  Oreo Dandy  Diamond    
   Gene    
     Foxy  Jack    
    Journey  Little Joe (horse)    
       
    Peaches  Stevie    
    Red      
    Luke      
    Sticks      
         
    Sunny Blue Eye      
    Trigger      
     Smoke      

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