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CONSIGNOR CONTACT: Axle Blue Training - Phone number removed -
LOCATION: Donalds, SC
COLOR: Dark bay
Sir Galahad is a 5 y/o, 16.2h Shire/QH cross. He is barefoot with nice feet and doesn't need shoes even on rocky terrain. Currently weighing about 1500 pounds, he will continue to fill out over the next few years. He is current on shots and coggins and is sound per vet check.
Galahad rides and drives. He is ridden both English and Western, neck reins and direct reins. He is a beautiful mover with an excellent collected and extended working trot. He has nice head and neck yield, smooth lope, excellent stop and back. He side-passes, pivots on the hind end and moves off leg pressure nicely. He has been about everywhere with me - he is excellent on trails and in traffic riding or driving. He has excellent ground manners, clips, baths, loads, stalls and pastures well with other horses.
Originally from Missouri, l bought this boy last Fall to train and ride a few hundred miles out west. He came to SC just 14 days prior to our travel west. I put him through a crash-course of extensive groundwork, desensitizing, and arena riding. I loaded him up for his trip to Las Vegas, Nevada where we enjoyed miles of desert, canyons, encounters with wild coyotes, desert owls, as well as busy city streets, school zones, construction sites, and the Christmas decorations of the urban neighborhoods. On every account, Galahad proved to be one of the most level-headed and smart horses. l've ever worked with. He never bolted, or acted scared of anything - behaving as though he had done it all his life. At one point, l ponied another "seasoned" horse behind him for a trip through the city simply because Galahad was relaxed and a good example for the other horse who was nervous of the city commotion. We came back to SC just prior to Christmas where his training and miles under saddle has continued ever since. We have gone through a Western dressage clinic where he demonstrated exceptional talent and potential. I recently did a small local show and he did excellent. Loading up and heading to new places is never an issue with Galahad. He has been all over the Carolinas on trails and campgrounds. We've enjoyed a few trips to town just to ride up to the local fast food drive-thru and brighten up everyone's day.
Regardless of what l have put this Galahad through, he is rounded, smart and willing. I have spent a great deal of time with this phenomenal animal and have grown very fond of him. I truly hope he will end up with someone who will continue to push and enjoy him as much as l have. He has a big heart and is always the first to greet me. Don't miss out on the wonderful animal!