Meet Our Horses
Dart Full name: Laurentian D'ArtagnanBreed: Purebred Arabian (registered)
Date of Birth: July 18, 2005
Dart is our go-to horse when a job needs to be done. He is reliable and dependable and an easy horse to love! Dart's mother, Laurentian Lady Bethe, is a half-sister to Juni.
CharityBreed: ¾ Thoroughbred, ¼ Belgian Draught
Colour: Dark bay
Charity is a fun horse to ride for those with a little more experience. Her smooth gaits and jumping ability make her extra-special! She has had two foals, Solstice (June 2013) and Freckles (August 2015), and she is a great mother. Charity's mother was the registered Thoroughbred Best Copy and her sire was Jack, whose mother was a Belgian Draught and father, a British steeplechaser (Thoroughbred) named Beijing.
Trinity Full name: Trinity IIBreed: Trakehner
Date of Birth: April 16, 2007
Trinity is in training for riding, but in the summer of 2016 she will be bred to the stallion Aloha, and we are very excited to meet her baby in 2017! She has been backed, but is not yet trained to know the rider's cues. Trinity got an injury to her hoof as a two year old, and as a result became a brood mare, but Gretchen is hopeful that with regular trimming and training to balance herself, Trinity will become a wonderful dressage horse. Trinity's sire is Patras Vom Rappenhof by Carino, and her dam is Til Tomorrow by Adrian.
Juni Full name: Laurentian LegacyBreed: Purebred Arabian (registered)
Date of Birth: August 14, 1998
Juni is very calm for a stallion, and he passes his wonderful personality and flamboyant movement on to his foals. He has been backed, but hasn't had much riding training because he has always been used as a breeding stallion. He is the sire of Solstice and Freckles. His name is short for Junior, because Donna Coulson, who raised him, also had his sire, Gwallizon (his barn name was Thumper, the bunny from Bambi).
SolsticeBreed: Part Arab
Date of Birth: June 21, 2013
Solstice is the first foal Gretchen has raised, and he has turned into a lovely young horse. He doesn't look much like an Arabian, but he is a bit more refined than his mother, Charity. He seems to have inherited her love for jumping! He is a fast learner, eager to please, and has amazing movement. Solstice is in training and is for sale.
FrecklesBreed: Part Arab
Date of Birth: August 11, 2015
Freckles is a stunning, athletic and very friendly filly. She has two little spots on her blaze that inspired her name, and she packs a lot of personality into a very cute package. She will be working on her leading and ground skills, and have lots of time to frolic in the fields and have lots of green grass in the summer to help her grow. Her mother is Charity and her sire is Juni, and she is a full sister to Solstice. Freckles is for sale to the right home.