Sunday, May 15, 2011

Enter: Freckles

Over the past couple months, I have been battling over whether I should find a new home for Oska. She's adorable and sweet but, I've decided to find someone who is genuinely going to help her get to the next level. And I have found that. I posted an ad and actually ignored some of the response and before responding to anyone, I searched them on Facebook to learn a little about them first. I'll post more about her future owner, but I think it will be a good match for Oska.

Enter: Freckles.

Well, I didn't plan to get another horse. But, after I made the decision to find Oska a new home, a friend contacted me about Freckles. Over the years, I have wanted a smaller horse to start under saddle. A friend of a friend needed to find Freckles a good home and I'm so happy that we were chosen for her. Freckles arrived on Friday. She's a 2007 AQHA mare. I haven't measured her yet, but she's about 14.2. I love it. I can see over her back! She's halter broke and had someone on her back, but is not truly broke. She's quiet, she considers and thinks. She is my first AQHA (American Quarter Horse), so far from what I've seen, I really like her.


And here are her "Freckles"

5 comments:

Kate said...

She's beautiful! I've moved to smaller horses too and have recently acquired two chestnut QH geldings - I've had one QH before (he died last year at age 30), and the good ones are really fine horses.

Will be interested in how she does for you.

Flying Cowgirl said...

Kate, thank you. I love smaller horses and I also love the old ones. I hope that Classy makes it that long or longer, he's looking pretty sharp at age 21.

Tiffany said...

Congrats on the new addition :) She is a cutie!

Linda said...

Well, you know I like her! She looks like a female "Red". I want to come by and see her this week...hopefully Thursday.

Andrea -Mustang Saga said...

Freckles is a cutie! I love her spotty face.

I'm glad you found a good home for Oska. She's a cutie but I can totally understand not wanting to keep her if you two didn't mesh well. Why spend so much effort (not to mention money) on a horse you don't enjoy spending time with? That's how I feel about Scout half the time. The other half I really like him. So he's still here...

I'll look forward to reading more about your work with Freckles. I'm going to have to start doing more colt starting work too, maybe we can compare notes.