2017 Sale Horses

 

 

 

 

Touched by Thunder: 11 yr old 15.3+ hand saddlebred/Arabian gelding. This horse is the sweetest horse ever and loves to go out on trail. He is super reliable and solid and is not a spook! If you want safe and smooth, he is your guy! Thunder needs a pasture home and would do best with an experienced rider who doesn't want to mess with silliness and spooks anymore! He has done 3 50s with both Bruce and I and he did fabulous. He pulses in at 44 and he got 10s in gait at the BC checks! Thunder has excellent feet and is very sure footed. He is super fun to ride because he's not a spook, he loves to go, and he is so smooth! Sweepstakes nominated. $5000 video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s6b1QJFdcoE

Update: Thunder is staying in the Central Region! He has found his perfect match with Sarah Leatherman of Blue Springs MO!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mardigras RA: 8 yr old 15.3 h purebred gelding. This horse is super nice! He is quiet and very gentle and nothing spooks this guy! He is a great learner. I've done two 50s on him and he did amazing! 44 pulse immediately at arrival, and 10s in gait! This horse reminds me a lot of Dre, our fabulous horse owned by Brianne Brault of Canada. He is going to be an outstanding endurance horse. He's one of the best purebreds I've ever trained for endurance. He is very well broke and very reliable! I truly cannot fault this horse! If you are serious about endurance, this is an international quality horse. Sweepstakes nominated. $8000 video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jGWxZlcjgqs

*Tied with Thunder for high vet score last weekend on an extremely tough mountain ride!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Proteeus This is Perseeus's full brother and a fourth generation Firedance Farms Endurance Horse! Proteeus just turned three and is already over 15.2! He is very calm and level headed. Proteeus's sire, Poseidon Bay, is a three time Pinto Endurance Horse of the Year and his dam is a third generation Straight Russian endurance mare. He has been raised on 70 acres of woods and creeks with his brothers. This cross produces outstanding horses to train, that are smooth, reliable, and great learners! Proteeus is solid in his ground work and has been under saddle with Eddie Ralston. Proteeus will excell both in endurance and dressage, as he has an outstanding natural headset and great extention. $5000 Too late! Proteeus and Debra Cory are going to have a great time together in Oregon!

VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f8Dq-Ty6B3Y age 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9igfLYH_lyU age 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nbc3xMTzj-c age 3 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wDbMO-teHFQ 30 days in training

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sir Isaac Newton SMA 6 yr old 16.1 h Saddlebred/Arabian gelding. This guy is super sweet and loves nothing more than to go on down the trail. He has a great mouth and super well trained. He has done one 25 and conditioning to do 50s this spring. Isaac has great feet and legs and he is very big! This guy has the kindest eye! Sweepstakes nominated. $7500 Newt has already found his lifetime partner with Benjamin Materna of CA! Benjamin says please feel free to contact him about Firedance Farms horses! bmaterna@solarcity.com

 

video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8PVBYw5mv1M

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our Straight Russian horses update: Three of The One Iment's sons all won BC in rides last fall!!  That Russian trot will always get 10s in gait and it is rare for them not to get high vet score!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Introducing most lovable colt we've ever had. Neutronn!! Neutronn is a coming fouryear old straight Russian gelding by The One Iment. This guy is the sweetest colt ever. He has great bone and excellent conformation with that signature Russian trot! Neutronn is about 14.3h. He is started under saddle and he is not spooky at all! Neutronn is half brother to Nitroxx, Nixx, Nockout, Nickolai, Naarnia, and our head stallion, Naalo! We are sad to say Neutronn will be the last colt out of The One Iment, who passed away last winter. He is for sale to a serious endurance rider so he can continue to showcase the Russian in endurance! This is everyone's favorite when they visit the ranch!

VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MNl5lWGoMq4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRIDENT By Poseidon Bay and out of Maid of Mischief! Both parents have over 1000 miles of endurance! 2015 colt. We waited years to breed these two and we were not disappointed! He is calm and level headed like the other Posey babies! This colt has the most gorgeous tail you've ever seen! He's going to be every bit as tall as his brothers but he is more upright and he is super smooth! $3500

VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PwQj9tc2dQs

 

 

 

 

PHAETONN: Yearling full brother to Proteeus and Perseeus, but he is chestnut and white! This colt is huge! He is super sweet and the showiest of them all! $3000 Phaetonn is now proudly owned by Jay Williams, of North Carolina! Jay bought his first Firedance Farms horse from us 14 years ago! you are welcome to contact Jay about Firedance Farms horses! jcwdragonfly@yahoo.com

You have got to watch this video taken June 2017! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bJL7CZqzFfY&t=8s

 

 

 

 

 

 

And our newest, Phoebe! Posey had a filly!

Full sister to Perseeus, Proteeus, and Phaetonn. $3000

 

 

 

 

 

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Perseeus: Perseeus turned 3 in April and he is over 15.1!! He's a 4th generation Russian Endurance horse from Firedance Farms!  Perseeus's dam is Paandorra (limited distance/early retirement from fractured hock) by Paradoxx(race winner in Jordan) out of MSA Magnollia (endurance).  His sire is Poseidon Bay, 3 time Pinto Endurance horse of the Year. You can't get better bred for endurance! This colt is brave, sensible, smart, and very very friendly.  Nothing bothers this colt!   Perseeus is registered both 1/2 Arabian and pinto.  He has one blue eye! This is a very big gelding with good solid bone. If you want a very calm, easy going, no spook horse, here is your chance to raise him your way! Perseeus has great dressage potential as well. He is currently under saddle and he is hands down the best horse I have ever started. This horse is absolutely fabulous! Perseeus is proudly owned by Kim DeForrest of California!

VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VaK-0EaY_YU under saddle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cew_GtuURss

with Eddie Ralston: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IQxLn_ChswQ

 

 

 

Our best Russian mare...NAARNIA....full sister to our Russian stallion Naalo and the only daughter of The One Iment!

 

 

 

 

 

NAARNIA: 6 yr old Straight Russian mare. 14.3. This mare is awesome! She is incredibly smooth! Naarnia has had a month of beginning cow work and she just did a 25 mile night ride last weekend. She did amazing. No spook here! And wow, if you want a smooth horse, she is the one! Naarnia's talent will be multidays and 100s, as she is calm and stable and a (very) easy keeper! This horse has incredible potential. She has lived all her life out on 100 acres with the herd. Her sire, Paradoxx, is a endurance race winner in Jordan. This is the only filly of The One Iment. Three of her half brothers won BC last fall. The Russian trot will get you tens in gait everytime at the vet checks! If you are serious about a great multiday or 100 mile horse, she is your horse! She tries very hard to please. We've waited a long time to offer you this mare and she is every bit as good as I knew she would be. Although she is only 14.3, she is a very stout mare with excellent bone. $6000

Naarnia has found her partner with Natalie Schneider of Billings MT! Natalie says you are welcome to write her about our horses! dandnschneider@me.com

VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9LehN88UOeg under saddle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0R7_qOZkG50

 

 

 

 

 

MERLIN CF: 4 yr old 15.2h chestnut gelding. This colt is wonderful! He is sweet, loves attention, calm, and very well broke. We have not done a lot of conditioning on him because he was so tall and young, so we have given him a chance just to grow up in the pasture. He runs to you when you call him and is quiet on a tie. Merlin loves to please and is a quiet horse. He's a stout 15.2 with great bone. Merlin just did his first 25 mile ride in Sept and did very well.$5000 VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5trUZ9e-ccA

Merlin has found his perfect match with Pamela Miller of Cerrillos NM! Feel free to email Pamela about firedance farms horses! pamnshine@yahoo.com

 

 

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MAGIC MAN EA:  Coming 5 year old 16.2 half Arabian half saddlebred Mamage son.  All I can say about this horse is WOW!!!  He is very well broke and is very well trained hunt seat.   Magic Man is very calm and loves attention!  Nothing bothers this horse and he loves everyone. He did two limited distance rides last fall and was perfect! But be prepared, he's not even 5 and he is TRULY 16.2!!  $6500 Breeders Sweepstakes. I'm very happy to say that Magic Man is going to Bob Marshall, DVM in WV. Bob fell in love with his wife's horse, Worthy Enough, so now they have a matched pair! You are welcome to email Beth and Bob about Firedance Farms Horses! Look for them on rides in the NE, when Bob isn't vetting the ride! woodhavenbeth@netscape.net

VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ZXSCRlnDW8

 

 

 

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WORTHY ENOUGH:  Wow, it's really hard to put Worthy Enough (Copper) on the webpage.  We all just love this horse, but...if we love him this much we know that his match will love him even more!    Copper is 1/2 Saddlebred and 1/2 Arab. Like Dre, he is TRULY 16h (well 16 and one quarter actually) but he is more slender   Copper is absolutely the smoothest horse you will ever ride.  He is 'broke to death' and not a spook at all.  He has a wonderful personality and loves nothing more than to go down the trail.  I hate to sell this horse because he is so incredibly relaxing to ride.  Copper's match is someone who wants a horse that is extremely smooth and not a spook and will go anywhere willingly.   Perhaps a rider who now has physical issues or just doesn't want to mess with an undependable horse anymore, but is a good rider.  He was also my lesson horse for a 12 year old beginner last summer, so he would love to go somewhere with kids!   He has not done many AERC rides because we always took a less experienced horse.  Copper finally got his turn to do a 50 Sat and he did amazing!  He finished 4th out of 20 on a very muddy twisty turny ride!   This is REALLY a nice horse!!!  Our ride photographer said he was the prettiest horse he's ever seen!    His photos will be posted soon!  Breeders Sweepstakes. $6500     Too late!  Copper has found his lifetime match with Beth Marshall of WV!  Beth says to be sure to email her for information on Firedance Farms Horses! woodhavenbeth@netscape.net 

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DA DR DRE  :   We have all agreed that Dre is the best endurance horse we have trained (and that's saying A LOT!).    He did a hot 90 degree 50 in August and got 2nd high vet score with 220 lbs!  (my little Russian 100 mile mare got 1st..not fair!)  He did his second 50 in Oct and received high vet score!  Dre is a 16h  7 year old black bay gelding.  3/4 Arab, 1/4 Saddlebred.This horse is fantastic and definitely international caliber.  Dre is BIG; truely 16h barefooted and big boned,  but not bulky.  Dre will be very competitive and his match is someone who really wants to be competitive as well.   He is not a spooky horse and is easy to control but he is big and strong and not for the feint of heart!  We will not sell him to someone who wants to 'win now' but to someone who wants to bring him along slowly and be competitive in the long run.    This is your chance to win the AHA championship 1/2 Arab and make some money!   Dre has it all, not only is he absolutely stunningly gorgeous,  he is extremely tough, he loves people, very willing to please, and is Breeders Sweepstakes!  He is also extremely well trained (from Scottsdale) in Hunter Pleasure!  $8000 Dre has found his lifetime partner with  Brianne Brault, of Alberta, Canada!  We are so happy for them!  Feel free to email Brianne about Firedance Farms! brianne@farmlinksolutions.ca

VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uC7gMiQpo7g

 

 

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Kecia and Squeaker!

 

Horses Overseas........

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Sheeza Prowler CF: 16+h 8 yr old 1/2 Arabian 1/2 Saddlebred bay mare.  Russian/Polish sire out of aSheezaProwlertrot4411sm.JPG (89183 bytes) saddlebred mare.   This mare is wonderful!  She is very well trained and she absolutely loves to go!  She is very smooth and covers miles before you even realize it!  She did her first 50 last month  and she did AMAZING.  She was calm and had incredible recoveries. Her CRI was 44/40 at the first vet check.    If you want a horse who is pure FUN to ride and can really cover the ground, she is for you!  She is very surefooted and very brave!  Her match is a confident, rather aggressive rider who loves to fly down the trails!  She also has excellent dressage potential for cross training.   "Lady" is definitely going to be one of our stars!   She is definitely an international level horse because of her exceptional recoveries at ease at covering ground at speed!   Please, this horse is for someone who seriously wants to just ride with the wind!  Breeders Sweepstakes.  $7500  Lady is sold!  She is going to Ahmad Abdulla of Kuwait endurance!

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Ames Supreme: 6 year old 15h purebred bay gelding of old Polish bloodlines by Brass.  Ames is very athleticAmesAmberCP909smwp.jpg (90142 bytes)and loves to go down the trail.   He has done two 25s and is being conditioned for a 50 this fall.  Ames is very well broke and controllable, and does not care if horses go off ahead of him.  He loves people and runs to the halter.  This horse is going to be a great multiday horse and has the attitude and conformation to compete at the international level.   Breeders Sweepstakes.  $6000.  Sorry, Princess Alia has already snatched him up and he is going to  Jordan!!!

 

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Simply Magik:  wow!   Is the only thing anyone can say when they see this horse!  16.1h+ grey 6 year old half Arabian half Dutch (Majesteit KWPN).   Magik is trained to do some second level dressage and he isMagiktrot3sm.JPG (83751 bytes) awesome!  He is extremely well behaved and a very good learner.  He has done one 25.  The Dutch gives him bigger bone than a purebred, but he is not a heavy horse.  He has the most unbelievable trot you will ever ride!  This horse will definitely compete with the very best!   Breeders Sweepstakes.  $8000  Well I guess you won't have to compete against him, as he is off to Jordan as well!!!

 

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Paradoxx It is with much soul searching that we are offering our senior stallion, Paradoxx, for sale.   Paradoxx is the epitome of what we strive for in our Russian breeding.  He is a massive coming five year old, and a gorgeous dapple grey.  He is over 15.3 and will wear a size 2 shoe.  He is truly anParadoxxtrot2407.JPG (37464 bytes) outstanding horse and really needs to be in a place where he will be used.  We just don't have the number of mares to breed to him to justify keeping such a horse.  He needs to go where he will be used, at a larger breeding facility and/or where someone will show him sporthorse in hand.  He is far too good of a horse just to 'waste away' at our small facility.  Price is not as much of a consideration as a place where he will be used.  We will reserve two breedings a year.  See NAALO below as his first offspring.

Paradoxx has gone to the Royal Palace in Jordan!   I think he will show his real potential under Princess Alia Al Hussein's capable ownership!  UPDATE:  Paradoxx is now called Wisdom and just did his first endurance ride in April! 

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