|"So here is a little bit of how I found
"Quinn" in an unlikely place - out of
the local Buy and Sell paper.
I had phoned the number by mistake intending to call about
a different ad listed offering a young Thoroughbred for
sale. After some discussion I realized I had the wrong
number for the horse that the seller was talking about
was much older than I what I was looking for. The lady on the
other end of the phone then said ' I have
others here as well, in fact a four year old Paint cross'.
From the description the seller gave it sounded like it may be
worth taking a look at.
So out I go to a place called Deadman's Creek, which is
just on the edge of town on the Indian reserve. No one
was there to meet me when I arrived at the farm, but the
tack was left out for me on the fence, and there was a scruffy
looking Paint colored horse in the round pen. I guessed that
this must be the horse.
||Tacked him up, got on and knew after the first ten minutes
that I liked this horse. I made arrangements to take him home
on trial for two weeks.
My friends were somewhat horrified at
what I had brought home and spared no hesitation in telling me
so. All suggested that I just take him back and look for a
By the end of the first week I liked him so much I
finalized the deal and 'Quinn' became part of our barn.
After only two years of schooling and showing the
local schooling circuit 'Quinn' is now competing in the
wherever he goes
"We made the local paper the other week.
The fellow who took the picture was just driving by from an interview at the
golf course down the road and saw me schooling "Quinn" over some
fences. I was actually trying out a new saddle (notice the socks on the
stirrup leathers). As it turns out I didn't make it to show as the truck broke
down a few days before I was
|Tracy Schools "Quinn" over
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