Horseback Riding lessons in McKinney, TX

I am now offering horseback riding lessons in McKinney, Texas at Grisham Farms. I’m taking new students; beginners and intermediates for both private and semi-private lessons. I continue to also give horseback riding lessons at my farm, Cypress Lake Ranch, near Bonham, Texas.

Call or email me for information on times available and new price schedule.

Phone: 214 681-1306

Email: kristajoy_mission@hotmail.com

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Welcome to Horse for Sale in Texas

If you’re looking for a horse for sale in Texas or if you’re interested in trading a horse or having our help selling yours, you have come to the right place.

Just a little about me. I have been in the horse world for over 20 years and actively in the business for almost that many! I have traded, bought and sold many horses over that time and enjoy doing it. I enjoy meeting new people and riding a new horse. All who know me can say that my world pretty much revolves around these beautiful creatures.

I decided to start this website in order to do what I already am doing even better as well as to hopefully provide a way to stay home with my son a bit more!

I would be happy to help you find your new best friend or to help you find a great home for the one you already have!

I also provide horseback riding lesson, consulting and other services!

 

Please call us at 214-681-1306 for more information on any of our horses or services!

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Choosing The Right Horse For You

0 Choosing The Right Horse For Youhttp://horsehandlingguide.com/ Horses come in three main categories, hot blood, warm blood and cold blood. The color horses is varied and the genetics of the breed play a big role. Size of yourself and your horse should compliment each other and also your favorite horse activity.

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AQHA palomino 2 yr old filly – SOLD

Cally Coe is a registered AQHA golden palomino filly. She is 2 years old and is halter broke. She leads great and stands tied, loads good and is very sweet. She came from a ranch in Colorado and seems to have been somewhat neglected in her first years. She is small and will probably remain on the small side. She has an excellent pedigree with Dash for Cash right on her papers. She will make a great family horse, playday horse or a very pretty broodmare or pretty much anything you want! She would be a great 4-H project horse. You can look up her pedigree on allbreedpedigree.com We are asking $400 obo and her price is very negotiable. We would also trade for hay!

Contact me at 214 681-1306 so we can talk or email me at kristajoy_mission@hotmail.com.

3438cdf37392b4d AQHA palomino 2 yr old filly   SOLD

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Halter Training your young Foal

Here is a little information for you about how to halter train your young foal. It has worked for me! For our little discussion here let us assume that your foal is around 1-2 months old and hasn’t been handled a whole lot. If you have about 3 panels then you are in luck! Make your panels into a triangle and convince your mare and foal that they need to be in the middle of the triangle. Since it is a very small area you will be able to safely from the outside place your halter on the foal. The foal will most likely not enjoy this process but at least you are not hurting him or causing danger to yourself.

Now that you have the halter on the foal, you will need two people, one to lead the mare and one to lead the foal. Make sure that your lead rope for the foal is cotton, not nylon, so that you don’t get a rope burn! (know this from experience!) Lead the mare out and lead the foal out. The foal might run out or not be too willing to walk on the lead rope but keep holding on. It works best if you can get the foal to walk right between you and the mare. If the foal doesn’t want to walk forward, do not just pull on the lead rope. That will not work. You must either get another rope and gently place this around his hindquarters, like a figure eight and encourage him to walk forward from the pressure on his behind. For larger foals you can pull the lead rope to the side, causing him to be unbalanced and have to take a step in order not to fall over. Then pull the lead rope the other way so you zig zag around the pen. Eventually the foal will get tired of walking crooked and will start to follow you in straight lines. It is really neat how this works.

Keep working on his halter breaking every day and eventually he will get to where he leads without problems.

Good Training!!


Super Sweet Kid Gentle older mare – $450 SOLD!!!

Polkadot is an older quarter horse type mare, late teens/early twenties, very well broke to ride and safe enough for anyone to learn on. She has much more whoa than go and is very laid back and easy to handle and deal with. She ia an easy keeper although would definately benefit from being on senior feed, and tends to be the boss mare or at least in the middle of the herd ranks. She has been used for riding lessons and is a good beginner horse. She has a good steady trot and does well on the trails too. Definately not inclined to get spooked or run off!

She is looking for her forever home where she cn inspire confidence in some young soul or some older person as well. She has a current coggins and is up to date on her wormings.

 

PolkaDot was sold as a Christmas gift to some nice young kids! Hope they have lots of fun riding her!!

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English Dressage saddle for sale

I’m selling a 16″ well used, great condition dressage saddle. It is made in England but I can’t quite see the brand. It comes with leathers and stirrups but no girth or pad. Priced at $200

Just rode in this saddle the other day and it is one of the most comfortable saddles I’ve ever ridden in. I might not sell it after all!! Super comfy, well broken in and fits just perfect.

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Barrel Race with Lady – Won 4th place

We hauled Lady (Real Blue Cowgirl) to a playday on Saturday and entered her in 4 events – poles, straight barrels (twice) and cloverleaf barrels. She ran very well on all the events but she absolutely shone on the barrel pattern! She ran a little slow because it was her riders very first time to a barrel race and she is not in top racing form but even so she took 4th place out of over 10 riders! We were so proud of both her and her young rider!!! Congratulations Skylar and Lady!!!!

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8 yr old APHA mare, barrel racing prospect $1500 SOLD!

Lovely, leggy, tall, athletic, quick and catty, fun to ride, barrel racing prospect. What more can I say about this lovely mare that I call Lady. Her registered name is Real Blue Cowgirl and she has tons of potential. She has been hauled to playdays and trail rides and she is very responsive to bit and leg cues.

UPDATE: SOLD to Sarah.

 

Here is a short demo of Lady:

 

 

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Horse Related Services Available

Riding lessons for beginners, intermediate, special needs, kids and adults.

Private lessons – $25 per 45 min

Semi private lessons – $20 per hour

 

Consulting for first time horse buyers: I can go with you to help you purchase your first horse and offer all the advice and experience of 20 years of working with horses. Price is $15 per hour.

 

Pature boarding – includes hay but you provide the feed and whatever else you want the horse to have. Price is $100 per month

 

Halter breaking baby – $50

 

Training and tuneups – Price depending on what you need done with your horse.

 

Excercise riding your horse – $25 per hour plus mileage

 

Riding lessons at your house – $25 plus mileage

 

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