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Equines:    photos courtesy of our talented vet Dr. Ruth Sobeck and others

Princess-  rose grey miniature horse mare, standing only 7 hands tall (28in).

Small AND perfect for our tiny riders. Although she is the smallest in the barn,

she has a huge personality and often appears in local parades. Born in 2003



Dolly - 10 hand pinto Shetland mare  (more details coming soon!) 



Sunlight - Chestnut with flaxen mane and tail Welsh pony gelding. Jumper pony  

who LOVES to canter and has a rapid trot that makes sitting easy, he's feisty and

fun! Goes much calmer in an English hackamore. Standing about 11.1 hands tall.

Born in ~1996.




Merlin (the Magical Pony!) - Gray Welsh pony gelding, born circa 2004 (more details coming soon!) 


Nix - bay Hackney gelding (more details coming soon!) 



Romeo - ~14 hands, bay Hackney gelding, formerly a jumper and trail pony, has

shown with Savannah in gymkhanas, LOVES children and having his long mane

braided, also really calmed down with an English hackamore. Born in ~1996.





Rocky - black grade Quarterhorse (more details coming soon!) 

Mango - strawberry roan grade Quarterhorse mare (photo and more details coming soon!) 



Stormy - Chestnut flaxen Arabian/Thoroughbred (?) gelding (photo and more details coming soon!) 








Stella - bay Quarterhorse mare (photo and more details coming soon!) 








Lulu- sorrel Quarterhorse mare, was a competitive reiner (more details coming soon!) 






Yellow Paw - palomino Quarterhorse gelding (more details coming soon!) 



Mystic "Magic" Moment- Welsh pony mare with a Dappled chestnut

coat and a flaxen mane and tail. Standing 13.3 hands. tall Magic was

born at Mystic Canyon Stable on August 3, 1994 she loves jumping,

gymkhana games and going on the trail!  Retired 2/23 with Leighton in Morongo Valley, she welcomes visitors!



CRL Ima Cassy Coosa (Cassie)- about 16 hands tall, chestnut, registered

Quarterhorse with great blood lines, previously used as a broodmare of at least 2

foals; she's gotten fit, learned to give lessons and loves the kids! Thanks, Sav, for trusting us with your childhood

horse, so glad you asked to have her back!

Birthday March 27, 1998. 



Con(Tessa)-  Seal bay Quarter Horse pony mare standing at 13.3 1/2 hands tall.

She is was born in 1998(?), and is a very honest hunter who LOVES to jump

and is very brave at any task you give her!

Due to her worsening chronic allergies in our area, Tessa was rehomed to a loving family in San Diego

and she is feeling so much better, such relief!



Sweeter than (Candy)- 14 hands tall. Bay Quarter/Paso fino pony

mare, born in 1998. Her name describes her - very sweet

and loving willing to try anything for you. She loves to barrel race!  

Was unbelievably a former bucking bronco rodeo horse!


Kim begged for Candy for years, and finally both their dreams came true:)

 Candy lives nearby, please visit her!



My Sweet Senorita ( Sierra)- our Bay Arabian/Paint mare who

is 15 hands tall and LOVES to run. Super smooth gaits and is

champion in gymkhana games.  March 1, 1995 - November 16, 2018 colic:(



Dancing Aristando (Aries)- 14 hands tall, gaited Bay Paso fino

gelding. Exceptionally smooth to ride, loves to run

and champion at the champagne races!  5/16/1994-11/12/2019 colic:(





Malibu Barbie (Crystal) -   Chestnut Welsh pony mare imported

from Canada. Standing 12 hands tall. Very fancy and flashy winning

the ETI Corral 8 walk/trot championship. Inquisitive & friendly, plus

she LOVES treats. Born in 1999, passed from colic 10/23/22.

Sunchaser (Buddy) - Palomino/Pinto Quarter Horse Pony gelding, Standing 13.1 hands tall. Buddy is very kid

friendly. Sensitive and fast, yet shy and docile. Born in 1998, passed away peacefully in retirement 2021

More Critters

our barn dogs: tan Hero (R.I.P.), black Zena











previous 9 hens with rooster




  August 2015 feral kittens became the BEST barn cats Lucy and Ricky,

  thanks to Shelly McCarthy for bringing them to us!










our 4 rabbits: R.I.P. Buttercup (in tube), black and white Didgeridoo,

R.I.P. brown Wesley, (after too many fights, black Mystery went to

live with Mrs. Lisa Correa), R.I.P. grey Koala                                                                                        

two of our barn cats Luna and Sol (as kittens)

Hero 8/14/07-8/13/18
death by coyote

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