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[RC] Horses and a Joy-Filled heart - Ranelle Rubin


My boys are two glorious sons of the immortal DR Thunder Bask. If you don't know who he was, look up his AERC record. It speaks for itself.

Fellow: Age 9 (the grey in the pictures)

The ultimate gentleman, has really come into his own. He and I are ONE on the trail. He talks to me, literally ARGUES  with me..vocally...has this way of drawing air across his throat that is different than I have ever heard a horse do..it is a serious of little squeaks. He did this on day two of a Duck ride when he just knew we had to make a turn we had made the day before...only there was NO FOOD there...I kept trying to tell him! The lunch stop had been that direction the day before! I truly believe he just thinks an endurance ride is nothing but a buffet with a few miles between each course. When I walk out the door on the side of the house where his pasture is, he will come charging up to the top of the hill....just whinnying....I love it!

Ranger: Age 5 (the bay in the picture)

What can I say...my little boy..Fellow's younger brother... He came to me on a fluke..lucky I was able to quickly sell a mare I had sort of rescued to buy him. I swear this horse was meant to be my "retirement" horse. I rode him today..longest ride yet..trotted quite a bit as we were on nice soft footing with level ground...what an efficient trot this little boy has. He is still in that "just wait, mom, I will grow up!" phase..and he lets me know when his attention span is all used up. He is very vocal...especially today under saddle...it was a bit unnerving as we were out in the middle of a huge hay field with no other horses around...and he was calling "someone"....?? The cowboy I rode with today was quite impressed with him as it was trail day #6. He asked me if he was for sale...NOT!

Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway. ~ John Wayne

Ranelle Rubin, Business Consultant
Independent Dynamite Distributor

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