Benson & Navigator
are 11 years old in 2015. They are 15.2 hands tall and will drive single
or as a pair, on the right or left. They are half Morgan, a quarter
Percheron and a quarter Thoroughbred. They bathe, clip, load and are
easy to handle. The photo on the left was used in the 2013 Mischka
Sold to Beth Kendall - Louisiana!
Hope they have lots of fun together!
McKai is a five year old gelding - Morgan / Percheron cross. He is
15.2 hands tall and rides and drives. He is a good mover with
great extension. He is young and willing to do about anything you want.
We sold McKai to Bob & Elaine Cosner!
Conner, Welch / Morgan cross, 5 years old gelding in 2014. 14 hands
tall. He rides very nice with a good fast walk. He just came home from
his time with the students at Montana State University's horse
department and had lots of great experiences. He is a very sweet horse
and loves the attention. He sold to Patty in Nevada - she really loves
Beautiful team of Percheron geldings, Hercules is 10 and Amos is 11
years old in 2014. They drive quiet and would make a great wagon /
sleigh team and they are nice enough to show. Congratulations to
Cascades Camp and
Conference Center, Yelm, WA - hope you have lot of fun with them.
Baker and Braxton are Morgan / Percheron cross geldings. Baker is 4years
old in 2013, driving on the right, Braxton is 5 years old with the star.
They are very personable, easy to handle and have lots of potential to
be a competitive pair. They will probably mature to be 16 to 16.1 hands
tall. Sold to Don Gardner and staying in Montana, you'll probably see
more of them on the blog.
Guinness was a five year old draft cross gelding in 2013, he stands 15.2
hands tall. He is sweet to be around, he rides, drives and is very
personable. He does everything with great manners - ties, shoes, hitches
- anything you want. Guinness sold to Leslie
Kirkland from Oklahoma, She said she is having a great time driving
Austin is a
Morgan / Welsh cross, 6 year old gelding in 2013, solid black, standing
14.1 hands and drives single or as a pair. He is an awesome mover and would
be a wonderful CDE prospect. He rides and drives and is easy to be around.
went to Gary
Waite and his 83 year old mother Louise Waite in Bridgeport, CA
one of the sweetest driving horses you can find anywhere. He is a 5 year old in 2012, Welch/Morgan cross gelding standing about 13.3 or 14 hands
tall. He rides and drives and is easy to harness, hitch,
load or anything you want. He has great potential for a
competition horse, nothing seems to bother him on the roads. He has
a nice fast walk and trot and makes a great lesson horse or a horse
for a beginning driver. See video of him on the
blog Paulo sold to Peggy from BC Canada!
Rio is a 4 year old in 2012,
Haflinger/Paint cross gelding. I had his age wrong, this is correct. He
stands about 14.1 hands tall. He rides and drives very nice! Good ground
manners and is very easy to be around to catch, harness, hitch and drive. A
fun horse for most any driver. Sold to Linda and Ty from Oregon
|Hampton is a 7 years old gelding and stands
about 16.2 or 16.3. He is a Clydesdale / paint cross.
to Big Timber, Montana
Gap, red Clydesdale gelding, 14 years old in
2012. Stands 17.1 hands tall. Gap rides and drives very nice and
quiet. He would make a super Carriage horse. Great beginners horse.
Loads, baths, clips he is an all around easy horse to handle. Gap
went to Choteau, MT
Fritz is a beautiful solid black
pony, 11 years old in 2011. He is a grade Morgan and stands 14.1 hands
tall. He rides and drives very sweet and quiet and he has great forward
movement. He has wonderful barn manners, loads, stands and ties perfect. We
have used him as a lesson horse for several years.
Fritz sold to Cheryl
Steeves from Alberta Canada. Thanks and congratulations Cheryl.
Legend and Image went to Robert Smith from CA. Robert was here for a week of
lessons and trying out different pairs. He decided on these two. He also
took the last clinic that Alex presented at the Sargent's Equestrian Center
in CA - the last I heard everyone loves the horses! Of course!
Max went to Andrew and Robert (see above). I don't think you could talk
Andrew out of the horse for love or money! Andrew also took a week of
lessons with us, and he took the clinic Alex presented in CA.
Cadet is a Clydesdale- thoroughbred cross, gelding, 8 years old in 2011. He
stands about 17.2 hands. Cadet had 3 months of professional riding and
jumping training, and 6 months of professional driving training and
experience on the farm and on the roads. We sold him first to give rides
around the wineries in WA, and after several years the owner had to sell him
and asked us to help. We sold him to Kate in Montana to ride and drive.
Duke went to Alaska and is being pampered! Here is what his new person
Duke is doing wonderful! He acts like he has lived here all his life,
and is settling in so well. He comes on the trot whenever we call for him,
and loves his horse treats :) I've been walking him around the RV Park every
day, and I even harnessed him up and drove him around his pen, and the park.
What a joy he is! I can't wait to hook him up to the wagon. Thank you to you
and Alex for matching us with the perfect horse! He is exactly what you
promised, and exactly what I was hoping for! Thanks again,
We bought Hercules for Lucie Murphy to replace a Percheron she and her
husband Dr. Phil lost a while back. Lucie just competed for the first time
at a draft horse show, in the Pleasure Cart class at the
Draft Horse Expo in Deer Lodge she placed 4th! I think she is hooked now!
Lucie on the blog.
is a 10 or 11 year old Percheron gelding, black with a star. He is
17.3 hands tall and drives single, double and has worked in a
four-up. He has been used for wagon, sleigh and carriage rides and
is a great all around draft horse. Lewis is going to Illinois
to work for a Funeral home.
Ice and Breeze - we call them the Polar boys because they are so cool! They
are Percheron/Paint-Thoroughbred cross, full brothers - 11 and 12 years old
in 2009. They stand 16 and 16.1 tall and have no bad habits. These boys are
flashy and fun to drive. They ride very nice and have had ridden dressage
training. It is hard to find a better matched pair! They are Medicine Hat
horses, with the dark cap on their heads and ears and a few dark spots and
markings. They have done very well as a pair in the Combined Driving Events
in the West and they love the marathon! Peter Stone
Model Horses produced a limited edition model of the Polar Boys in 2005!
click here to see the models.
It was the first time they made a model of a famous pair of horses. They
sold to Hector Alcalde in VA
Rockwell is a sorrel/white Haflinger/Paint cross gelding, standing 14.2
hands, 1200 lbs, 6 years old in 2010. Rides, drives, good for the farrier,
baths, good ground manners as well.
Miles is 6 years old in 2009 and stands 14 or 14.1 hands
tall. He is Welch/Morgan cross. He rides and drives single or as a pair. He
is very sweet - we have used him as a lesson horse and would be good for
pleasure or in the CDE's. Miles just sold and will go to Canada after his
new owner takes some driving lessons in the spring.
Travis is 7 years old in 2009.
He is a steel-gray Percheron / Standardbred cross gelding. He drives very
nice and has been ridden. He stands 16.1 or 16.2 hands tall. He has competed in a couple CDEs with Twist
(a horse we still have for sale) and has done very well. They won 1st place last year with one of our student Donika Shrauger
Minnie, is 9 years old in 2009, Percheron/Paint cross
mare. She is 15 hands tall and has never been bred. Minnie has been ridden a
lot for kids events but she would take advantage of an inexperienced rider
who does not know what they are doing. Minnie has a cartoon mouse spot on
her side - thus the name Minnie Mouse. She went to WA!
Kathryn Hatch, Dillon,
MT wanted a horse she and her husband could ride and drive. She competed in
one of the CDEs with our Fritz horse and had so much fun she wanted a horse
of her own. Clete is a horse that is willing to do anything asked and has
been perfect for her to continue her lessons.
photo by email@example.com
taken at the Teddy Bear CDE in Spokane, WA
Cadet was 5 years old in 2008. He is
a Clydesdale/thoroughbred cross gelding and stands 17 hands. He will be
perfect for a ride or drive horse. He loads, ties, hauls and drives
quiet. Here is a horse that has the potential to bring you lots of fun,
whatever your discipline. Cadet sold and is now in Yakima, WA
Winston is a Clydesdale/thoroughbred cross gelding. He was
5 years old in May 2008 and stands 17 hands. He is very
classy looking and moves nice. He
loads, ties and hauls quiet. Here is another horse that has the potential to
bring you lots of fun, whatever your discipline. He has been driven single
but most of his
driving has been as a pair with Cadet above. Winston sold and is now in
Norman and Rudy were 7 year old in 2008, Belgian/Quarter
Horse Cross geldings. They are 16 hands and would be a good beginner pair of
horses. They drive quiet and responsive. They would also make good carriage
horses or a nice farm team. They load nice, stand quiet and are very easy to
be around. They sold in MT
Canon and Nikon are full brothers.
They are 1/4 Morgan and 3/4 Standardbred. Canon is 6 years old and Nikon is
5 years old in 2007. They stand around 15.1 hands tall. They both ride and
they drive single or double. We have used
them for lesson horses. This pair were at Happs the CDE in Washington! They
sold in MT
Justin, 5 year old Percheron geldings, 18 hands tall. A nice team of horses,
easy to be around, they love attention. They have been on lots of farm
equipment but they have a show disposition and would be great for someone
who wants to show draft horses. This team would be better for someone with
driving experience. This nice team sold to Brian and
Larry Loomis, Moscow, Idaho
||Joy. We sold Joy a long time ago but I guess I
forgot to add any photos of her to this Sold page. We raised and trained
this mare and sold her to Janet Holt who sends us wonderful photos a couple
times of the year. This picture was so beautiful I had to add it to the
site. Janet has enjoyed riding and driving Joy for many years! Thanks Janet
for keeping us informed.
|| Trace is 5 years old in 2007. He is a
Percheron crossbred gelding standing about 16 hands tall. We have used him
for a lesson horse and he has a very sweet nature and drives very nice with
good extension. He has been ridden and goes along fine but we spend more
Deb in Nebraska! She comes once a year for more lessons with Trace.
|| These are the Feel Good Boys so named
because they will make you feel good when you drive them! Their full names
are "Jack Daniels" (JD is 7 years old in 2007), "On the Rocks" (6 years old
in 2007), they are bay Welsh Cob geldings. They are are full brothers and
stand about 15.2 hands tall.
This nice pair of horses went to UT to compete in
||Amos and Calvin are a very nice team of
Percheron gelding 6 and 7 years old in 2007. They are about 17 hands tall
and they weight around 1800 to 2000 pounds. They have worked every where in
the fields and are very quiet on the road. This is a great work or parade
Sold to a ranch in Montana for rides and farming.
||Jetski is a very
sweet driving pony, 5 years old, 14 hands tall. He is a Morgan crossbreed,
very quiet to drive, harness and hitch. Alex decided to hop on him to see
how well he rode and Jetski acted like it was no big deal. He is the perfect
beginners horse who will take care of you. Sold to Marilyn Henderson from Washington
who just moved to Montana so she could be closer to the Fraser School of
||Speedboat is a 7
year old Standardbred pony gelding, standing about 14.1 or 14.2 hands tall.
He is a real sweetheart with great manners, he loads, ties, drives and rides
very nice. No bad habits, or problems we have found. Speedboat loves to be
with you and has a soft, friendly nature. He has no bad habits. He was easy
to break to saddle work and can walk, trot, canter, jump in the arena and
goes in the mountains just beautifully. His trot is impressive to say the
least. Sold to Pat
||Capone, 6 year old Belgian/Standardbred cross
gelding. We named him Capone because he has a few scars - nothing that will
hurt him but they are there and mostly hidden under harness. Capone is a
very sweet, willing horse to drive - he also rides very mannerly. He has
worked on the road and in the fields and is very well trained. He is an
awesome pleasure driving horse and would be a perfect beginners horse.
Sold to Lisa in Nevada
| Jazz and Pop. We
named them the Music boys because they drive with cadence. They are 5 and 7
years old, in 2005, full brothers ¼ Percheron, ¼ Thoroughbred and ½ Morgan.
This pair drives awesome!! We just took this photo of Shannon driving her
new dream team! These horses worked on a wine
tour in WA and when the owner retired we sold them to a new wonderful home
in VA to Caroline and Carl Cox.
is 4 years old in 2005. She is Percheron/thoroughbred cross and stands
15.3 to 16 hands tall. She is very athletic and would be good for show or
pleasure. She rides and drives beautifully. She is quiet but very alert, has
good manners and is easy to work with. She is a real sweet heart to be
around, she loads, stands quiet and has a great disposition.
Sold - US Army
Caisson Section Fort Sam Houston, Texas
Vegas is a very nice Morgan cross breed. He is 2 years old and already
trained to drive. He is 14.3 hands tall and should mature to be about 15.2
hands. We drove him with Chance so they could both enjoy the day but he also
drives single. These photos were taken their first time together, Vegas is
on the left. Vegas is very well trained and sweet to be around.
Sold - US Army
Caisson Section Fort Sam Houston, Texas
Chance - a dark, brown bay, Morgan/Standardbred cross he will be 4 years old
in 2005. He is 15.1 hands tall. We use him as a lesson horse at the school.
These photos were taken with a couple different students. Chance rides and
drives quiet and has great manners. He is a sweet-heart and would be great
for anything you want to do.
Sold - US Army
Caisson Section Fort Sam Houston, Texas
|| Luke and Kyle, a
very nice team of Belgian geldings. These boys have shown in Ladies Cart,
Tandem, Hitch Team, Americana and have been on wagon rides. They are very
classy and easy to drive. They have style and experience. Both are very big
boys, quiet and sweet. We bought these horses for a friend of ours several
years ago, and she has recently decided to sell the horses, wagon and cart.
This is a good starter team for someone.
Sold in California
|| Classie is 4 years old in 2004. She is about 15.2 hands
tall now. She is very kind and gentle, she has wonderful disposition and a very
smooth trot. She is out of a half Percheron/ half Quarter horse mare and her
sire was half Percheron/ half Thoroughbred. We named her Classie because she
is. Sold - now in Missoula, MT
||Tony is a 5 year
old Belgian Gelding. 17.3 hands tall. He drives single or double and
is very well trained. Great disposition, loads, hauls and does everything
very well. Sold to
Mountain Hitch Company in Big Sky, MT
Luke is a 5 year old Belgian gelding - 18 hand tall. Good mover, quiet and would
make an excellent hitch horse, carriage horse or ladies cart horse. He has been
used to give lessons to beginning drivers. He stand, ties, loads great and has
great barn manners. Luke is ready to go to work for you!
Sold to Mountain Hitch Company in
Big Sky, MT
|| Ranger is a very beautiful Clydesdale
cross gelding 3 years old in 2004. Judging by his conformation we would guess he
was crossed with a thoroughbred. He has 3 white socks, and a white blaze. Ranger
is 16 hands tall now and will probably grow a bit more. He is a real mover, has
a good mind and is gorgeous! You can click on the photo for a larger view.
Sold to Keith,
Linda and Kimberly Evans, Nevada
|| Kipling is a 4
year old steel gray Warmblood, gelding. He is gorgeous, moves free and easy.
He has had over 100 days dressage training and has the potential to go far.
He is sweet, loads, ties and stands quiet. He is around 16 hands tall and
may grow some still. We fell in love with him as soon as we saw him! He
rides beautifully and should take you where you want to go! I can't help
but tell him how pretty he is! He is poetry in motion!
Sold to Deb
Porcarelli, Fairfield, Montana for a dressage horse.
|| Ben and Will,
3/4 brothers. Sorrel Belgian crossbreeds. They were 7 years old May 2006.
Alex calls them "Benny 2 Socks" and "Willy 3 Socks" for the white on their
legs - thus - the Sock Brothers. These 2 boys have lots of what it takes to
be competitive! Well matched and they travel together beautifully. They
stand about 16 and 16.1 hands tall.
The Sock Boys
went to the green hills of Tennessee.
|| Oscar is a hitch style Belgian Gelding
- 4 years old. He is big, beautiful, heads up and has great action! He is
well trained, stands quiet, loads, ties, hauls nice, easy to shoe. 18 plus
hands tall. He will make a great wheel or swing horse for your hitch. Oscar
sold in Iowa!
Izzy is a very sweet coming 3 year old in 2004 Percheron/thoroughbred
filly. We have only worked her in halter. She has not yet started her training.
Here is a quality filly with lots of potential. She is 15.3 to 16 hands tall.Sold
to a dressage
trainer and competitor!
|| Corvette and Cruise. Lovingly called the Sporty Boys because of their stylish
quality. They are Paint/Arab cross and half brothers. They are grulla-buckskins
in color. They will be 4 years old in 2003. They stand 56 ½ inches and 57
inches tall, barefoot. They already ride and drive very nice and have lots
of potential! This pair could compete in the driving competitions.
Sold to Paula Scott. These are competiting in the
|| The Sporty Girls. Porsche and Mercedes. They are full sisters to the
Sporty Boys. (see above). The girls are 3 years old now. They will make a
nice team of 4 with Corvette and Cruise. They are also Grulla-buckskins in color.
Sold to Paula
Scott, Butte, Montana!
|| Tyko A Registered Belgian stallion, L.A. Tami's Tyko, born June 5, 2001. He is
sorrel with white mane, tail and has a nice blaze. He is well balanced and has a
very good disposition!
Tyko's sire is LandC Korry who goes back to All-en Time Jayson and Ohio State
Conqueror, and Conqueror's Left on his father's side. His dam is L. A. Tami's
Tasha who goes back to Remlap Spike (the producer of many of the top hitch
horses used today), Constrico and Eddie DuMarais, the foundation of the great
horses of our time.
Tyko's brother, L.A. Tami's Maverick was Reserve All American Belgian 2 year
old stallion in 2002 and sold for $10,000 as a weanling. His mother, Tami was a
known daughter of Remlap Spike. She was one of the few 18 hand mares who
produced 18 hand mares. Tami's mother was a known daughter of Eddie DuMarais. If
you go back through the Draft Horse Journal's and Belgian Review's - you can see
reference to Spike, Eddie and LandC Korry, everywhere! Tyko
is now in Washington state with a wonderful family.
|| These tri-colored Paint ponies are called The Cola kids because the are so
sweet! They are very cute and already trained to drive. They are both 4
years old and have been competing in the combined driving events. Here is
a well trained, flashy pair of ponies, young enough to give many years of
driving pleasure. RC is 57 inches tall ( 14.1) and Coke is 56 inches tall,
(14.0). They have a long career ahead of them.
pair sold to Muffy Seaton in Virginia!
Jessie was 10 years old in 2003. Chestnut in
color. He has had a lot of quality training to ride and to drive. He is easy
to work with, and he is willing to do what ever you ask. He is very light on
the bit and drives like butter. He used to belong to an older woman and is
very gentle. His breeding may be Saddlebred and Thoroughbred cross. He
stands about 15.3 to 16 hands tall. He would be good for any level driver.
He has potential to be top level single horse and could possible go advance.
Sold to a great home in
|| Jet and Raven, also called, The Black Boys. They are Percheron/thoroughbred
cross. They are full brothers and will be 5 and 6 years old in 2003. They
stand 16.3 and 16.2 hands tall. The are very well trained to drive and will
be the same horses even if you don't drive them every day. Very stylish, very dependable. They
were giving stagecoach rides in Gold Creek, MT but when the ranch sold out,
we resold them to Caroline and Carl Cox in VA - who now have a team of four
they bought from us. AND they love them!
Geoff, we named this horse after the giraffe in the toy commercial because
he has such a nice long neck. Geoff is a 3 year old Saddlebred and drives
soft and smooth with lots of class. He is a beautiful Liver chestnut with
flaxen mane and tail and stands around 15.3 hands tall. A very nice single
horse for pleasure or competition. You will love this horse! He drives like
a dream! Geoff sold to
Marshal and Lisa in Indiana!
|| Here is Cricket, (the black), with Classie, (the bay), as we unloaded them
earlier this summer. Cricket has been ridden about 15 times and is very quiet
and willing. She won't be real big but she sure is pretty. Cricket has also been
packed in the hills. She is 3 years old.
Cricket sold to Anita Wolf, Sandpoint, Idaho!
|| Lance and Razor are
Percheron/thoroughbred cross, half brothers - 5 days apart in age. They are
already trained to drive and are very sharp looking, thus the name! They are
dark bays and stand just under 16 hands. This pair has a long career ahead
of them. They are quiet and level headed and have the potential to go far in
competition. They could also be great for pleasure driving or for a
commercial carriage business in another year or two.
These boys sold
to Catherine Matthew in the Bitterroot! They are doing mirror dressage.
|| Deb is a red sorrel Belgian draft horse mare. She comes from registered stock
but was never papered herself. She has very nice conformation and would be great
to raise cross breed horses. She was trained as a single horse but she works
better with a team mate. She stands about 17.2 hands tall. She will be 7 years
old in 2004.
She sold to Gold Creek, MT
|| Dan and
Josh are a showy team of Percheron geldings - 3 years old in 2004. They are
well trained, drive with good action and have great disposition. They will
be great for someone wanting to show, play or use for carriage rides. They
stand 17 to 17.1 hands tall and will grow.
Sold! Dan and Josh went to Arizona!
|| Gunner and Gordy are 3 year old Percheron
geldings. These boys will be wonderful in a hitch or go anywhere with style.
Very heads up, drives nice, good ground manners and ready for a new home. They
have not shed out completely in these photos so they still show some winter
hair. They stand 17.2 to 17.3 hands tall now and should mature around 18 hands.
This team would make a great parade, show or carriage team.
These boys went to Washington State