Status: Available for Adoption
Rosie (APHA Rosie's Lucky Lady)'s Story
Rosie was saved from slaughter when HiCaliber purchased her from Ontario Auction on January 10 2017
We noticed that Rosie didn’t seem to spook easily. So naturally, we began our journey to find something to terrify her. We walked her by deadly chickens, terrifying ranch equipment, crinkled bags and plastic water bottles by her face, drove golf carts behind her as fast as we could, drug the arena with her in it with a mule, got on her in a blow up sumo suit, waived a tarp in front of her – the known greatest killer of horses – walked her over a tarp, made her drag it…. And just when we thought she was unspookable we finally found it! Rosie does not like cows. But even still, her greatest protest was just to quickly back away from the aliens (cows). When cows aren’t around though, this mare is super chill. She is so good that we have actually recommended her to our contacts with the mounted police. She is a beautiful little western pleasure girl with that low, low headset many of us spend years trying to get. She is extremely responsive to leg pressure and vocal ques and has a very comfortable gait. Rosie is one of the only horses we ride here at HiCaliber in a snaffle because she seems to prefer it. She responds to a very light hand with her bit, as long as you respect her enough to give her release when she does what you have asked. Rosie is a blast to ride and has a whole lot more to give. If you are an intermediate western rider looking for an absolute diamond in the rough, we have one.