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
Key:
Extra Small horse: <900 lbs
Small horse: 900 lbs-1000 lbs
Medium horse: 1000-1100 lbs
Large horse: 1100-1200 lbs
Extra Large horse: >1200 lbs
Extra Small rider: <100 lbs
Small rider: 100-140 lbs
Medium rider: 140-170 lbs
Large rider: 170-200 lbs
Extra Large rider: >200 lbs

Name : Annie
Sex: Mare
Color and Markings: Chestnut Leopard
Birth Year: 2001
Size: S
Rider Size: S-M
Rider Skill Level:
Comments: Arrived spring 2020.

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Name: Bob
Sex: Gelding
Color and Markings: sorrel, 2 rear socks, stripe and snip
Birth Year: 2012
Size: M-L
Rider Size: L
Rider Skill Level: Intermediate-Advanced
Comments: Flat-footed, herd sour. Use for experienced guests.

 

Name: Boone
Sex: Gelding
Color and Markings: Dun Tobiano
Birth Year: 2013
Horse Size: XL
Rider Size: XL
Rider Skill Level: Beginner-Intermediate
Comments: Very sweet, can take guests of all experience levels. May need saddle re-fit or chiropractic adjustment as he is uncomfortable making tight turns on his right hand side.

Name: BuddyBudddyHead
Sex: Gelding
Color and Markings: Sorrel, blaze (backwards L), front socks
Birth Year: 1997
Horse Size: S
Rider Size: XS-S
Rider Skill Level: Special needs horse, kids horse, beginner
Comments: Do not tie (fence puller) cyst under rt eyelid makes it look swollen but it is benign. Hard keeper.

Name: Cici
Sex: Mare
Color and Markings: Bay, TEX brand L shoulder
Birth Year: 2006
Horse Size: S
Rider Size: S-M
Rider Skill Level: Wrangler Only
Comments: Needs miles. Can be head shy if moving too fast. Impossible to deworm without 2 people. Runs away when trying to catch. Very athletic, sensitive, needs consistency.

Clyde the Dude HorseName: Clyde

Sex: Gelding
Color and Markings: Bay Tobiano, blaze
Birth Year: 2006
Horse Size: S
Rider Size: S-M
Rider Skill Level: Beginner-Intermediate
Comments: Barn sour, but sensitive. Can be a kids’ horse, or for an inexperienced adult.

 

 

DebBrand

Name: Debbie
Sex: Mare
Color and Markings: Sorrel, dispersed star on face, brand on rt haunches (pictured)
Birth Year: 2000

Horse Size: S
Rider Size: XS-S
Rider Skill Level: kids horse/beginner
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.

 

 

Name: Diamond

Sex: Mare
Color and Markings: Liver Chestnut, diamond star, small snip, rear socks
Birth Year: 2008
Horse Size: M
Rider Size: M-L
Rider Skill Level: Intermediate-Advanced
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
Sex: Mare
Color and Markings: Bay Snowflake Appaloosa
Birth Year: 2006
Horse Size: M-L
Rider Size: M-L
Rider Skill: Intermediate-Experienced
Comments: Hot, but good for confident riders, and fun for experienced riders.

 

 

FoxFace

Name: Foxy
Sex: MareFoxySide
Color and Markings: sorrel, blaze, front rt sock, rear stockings
Birth Year: 1991
Horse Size: XS
Rider Size: XS
Rider Skill Level: Kid, beginner
Comments: great kids horse! Needs light rider. Hard keeper.

 

 

 

Name: Gandolf
Sex: Gelding
Color and Markings: Grey
Horse Birth Year: 2000
Horse Size: L
Rider Size: L
Rider Skill Level:beginner-intermediate
Comments: watch front shoulders for soreness and stiffness. Benign tumor under right ear, blind on that side. Needs a demanding rider who can push him through sticky spots.

 

 

Name: Guss

Sex: Gelding

Color and Markings: sorrel, blaze, skin flap on blaze, large scar on front right shoulder, MJ Brand, rear pasterns

Birth Year: 2002

Horse Size: L

Rider Size: S-M

Rider Skill Level: Beginner

Comments: solid horse, can’t carry a whole lot of weight due to soreness in lumbar.

Name: Honey

Sex: Mare

Color and Markings: Silver Bay, small star

Horse Birth Year: 1994

Horse Size: M

Rider Size: S-M

Rider Skill Level: Intermediate-advanced

Comments: Not super smart, clumsy. Fast Walker, gaited, well trained. Needs someone with good balance, and who rides actively to keep her focused.

HossStarName: Hoss

Sex: Gelding

Color and Markings:Bay, star, front sock

Horse Birth Year: 2000

Horse Size: M

Rider Size: S-M

Rider Skill Level: Wrangler/Experienced only

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.

Name: Indigo

Sex: Gelding

Color and Markings: Blue Roan, star

Birth Year: 2006

Horse Size: M

Rider Size: XS-S

Skill Level: Beginner, kids

Comments: Arrived summer ’17. Hard keeper, grain when used. NO TIE (fence puller). Solid horse, good for kids or smaller nervous adults. Check tack fit mid summer as he gains topline muscle.

Name: Jim

Sex: Gelding

Color and Markings: Grey

Birth Year: 2003

Mule Size: L

Rider Size: L

Rider Skill Level:

Comments: Arrived spring 2020. Big guy and he knows it. Needs some ground manners.

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Name: Journey

Sex: Mare

Color and Markings: Bay Tobiano, Snip

Birth Year: 1999

Horse Size: M

Rider Size: M-L

Rider Skill Level: Intermediate-Advanced

Comments: Potential shoulder stiffness/ back problems. Needs body work and arena work before going on trails again with a guest.

Name: Little JoeLittleJoeSide

Sex: Gelding

Color and Markings: Palomino, rear pasterns

Birth Year: 2007

Horse Size: L

Rider Size: M-L

Rider Skill Level: Beginner-Intermediate

Comments: Can be spooky if left in back of line. Very slow walker if rider is not engaged. Back right leg scaring tissue causes it to always look swollen but it’s fine.

LukeSideName: Luke

Sex: Gelding

Color and Markings: Dark Bay, star.

Birth Year: 1992

Horse Size: L

Rider Size: S-M

Rider Skill Level: Beginner-Intermediate

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 socks, star, snip

Birth Year: 2005

Horse Size: XL

Rider Size: L-XL

Rider Skill Level: Beginner

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. Needs work with manners while bridling.

Name: Moo

Color and Markings: Black Tobiano, Stripe

Birth Year: 1996

Horse Size: S

Rider Size: XS-S

Rider Skill Level: Beginner

Comments: Slow as shit, but little girls love her. Retired law enforcement, so has the training, may need crop reinforcement

 

 

Name: MouseMouseSide

Sex: Gelding

Color and Markings: Grullo, small star

Birth Year: 2010

Horse Size: S

Rider Size: S-M

Rider Skill Level: Intermediate

Comments: Slow, stubborn. Bomb proof except for at the fence. DO NOT TIE. Blankets are scary.

Name: Remington

Sex: Gelding

Color and Markings: Buckskin Bay, freeze brand on neck

Birth Year: 2007

Horse Size: S

Rider Size: S-M

Rider Skill Level:

Comments: Arrived spring 2020, very alert, sensitive

Name: Roonie

Sex: Gelding

Color and Markings: Red Roan, star, BR sock

Birth Year: 2005

Horse Size: L

Rider Size: M-L

Rider Skill Level: Beginner-Intermediate

Comments: Warts in ears-needs a fly mask with ears during summer. Solid horse.

Name: Sammy

Sex: Gelding

Color and Markings: Liver Red Roan Sabino, partial bald face

Birth Year: 2009

Horse Size: S

Rider Size: S-M

Rider Skill Level: Wrangler Only

Comments: Hot, gaited, arrived summer ’19, needs a very patient rider willing to work through fast walking/ pacing. Very sensitive.

Name: Sasha

Sex: Mare

Color and Markings: Chestnut, rear left sock, right half pastern

Birth Year: 2002

Horse Size: S

Rider Size: S

Rider Skill Level: Intermediate-Advanced

Comments: Arrived summer ’19, still a little spooky on trails, herd sour, sensitive. Needs a more experienced rider willing to work through sticky spots.

Name: Sugar

Sex: Mare

Color & Markings: Fleabitten Sabino Mare

Birth Year: 2006

Horse Size: XS

Rider Size: XS-S

Rider Skill Level: Intermediate

Comments: Very small, stiff, doesn’t like to turn. Quick while leading, but is lazy in the back.

Name: Tex

Sex: Gelding

Color and Markings: Snowflake Appaloosa, Varnish Roan Face, back socks

Birth Year: 2004

Horse Size: M

Rider Size: M-L

Rider Skill Level:

Comments: Arrived spring 2020. Connected to Annie at the hip, so needs work being alone.

Miss Calamity Jane

Miss Calamity Jane

Little Joe Donkey

Little Joe Donkey

Both severely foundered. Strict calorie restriction.

 

 

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