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Pippin is a beautiful 8-12 y.o., Palomino, grade Quarter Horse mare who stands 15 hh and has a pretty lil white diamond in the middle of her forehead. The reason we call Pippin between 8 and 12 years old is because the person we got her from called her 8, myself and my vet think she’s 10 but the Coggins she came with calls her 12. All are within a reasonable range so we just leave it at 8-12. Pippin a real sweetheart that hasn’t been exposed to a lot in her life and can be a little nervous. We gave her a little bit of time to settle in and she is doing much better. I don’t believe she has a mean bone in her body. She will stand quietly to be groomed, fly sprayed, tacked and she takes a bit like nobody’s business and picks her feet up without a fuss. She also jumps right on and off a trailer. She has never been pushy or done anything wrong for us and has NEVER tried to bite, kick or strike at anyone. Also, no stall weave or cribbing. ABSOLUTELY no bad habits on the ground. Pippin will stand fairly well for you to get up on and find your seat. She is plow reined and has a great mouth; she might neck rein a little but would need work with that (the more we ride her, the better she gets). She will walk, trot, lope when asked and even has some leg pressure training. She also has a great turn around and might even have some barrel potential. We’ve ponied children around on her and it didn’t even phase her. This sweetheart will try anything you ask of her and has a great whoa and will back up. We have been riding her in an O Ring snaffle and a Jr. Cowhorse bit she does fine in either. NO buck, rear, kick, strike, bolt … NOTHING. The one thing we’ve noticed with her is, again, she is nervous when you are riding her. When I say nervous I mean just tense, big eyed and just a little leary of everything; on the other hand she was great the day we were shooting the video and even the windy day didn’t really seem to bother her. This sweet mare willingly works in or out of the arena and will trail ride but does better with a buddy or group and doesn’t mind following right along. She has not acted mareish at all while with us. For the reasons stated in this paragraph we believe she has a great start but needs someone who is willing to take the time and finish her the way they want her finished. In the field, Pippin will come when called. She is very docile but will work her way in with the bosses in no time; she gets along with EVERYONE and is no bother at all in the field. She gets along with both mares and geldings and is currently turned out in the field with a mixed herd. She doesn’t mind being out in the field or will stand quietly in a stall with good stall manners. Again, no bad stall habits. She just goes with the flow no matter what you ask of her.