Lily arrived as a yearling in 2016 all the way from Tennessee. A little Palomino Saddlebred, she will mature as a tall giraffe-necked beauty and she fits right into the herd. Glory, our older mare keeps her in line and although she gets along with everyone Lily has buddied up with Knight our grey Andalusian cross gelding. Lily attended "horse school" at Varian Arabians to learn her manners and learn to be ridden. She is still very much a mare, and still has a lot of learning to do, but she is quite the smart horse and learns quickly. It is a learning opportunity for everyone involved, including us!
Lily and her friends made the move to Arizona in the fall of 2020 where they are still currently living out their wonderful lives in a giant horse corral. Lily gets ridden every day is becoming better and better by the day. Hopefully she will soon call Coarsegold her new home!
The American Saddlebred is referred to as the “Horse America Made” Descended from horses bred at the time of the American Revolution, the Saddlebred includes the Pacer, Thoroughbred and Morgan as it’s ancestors. Saddlebreds are known for their sense of presence and style and their spirited, yet gentle, temperament. They are considered a gaiting breed.
Chess is a chestnut Arabian gelding who has lived with us most of his life. With flaxen mane and tail, four white feet and a star on his forehead to match, he truly stands out in a crowd. Chess excels at positive reinforcement training and gets oh so excited when he's asked to wave or rear-up for a cookie.