Mama Tess’ last baby, Wrigley, deserves a healthier, more available, Go-To, lots of fun human! Please let me know if you feel he is a fit!






Well, with a heavy heart I must admit what I already knew… I’m not a good fit for the future endeavors of Wrigley.

Wrigley is young and coming into his prime.  He has lots of energy and loves to interact with his human.  He likes arena work, he loves to be challenged, he loves to work… and I don’t.  I don’t have the time or inclination to do the partnership endeavors that he craves.  And, finally, I’ve come to the conclusion that I really should let him have that… not just keep him because he is MT’s baby boy.

As much as I love him –  that love makes me want to give him a better life.

So, let me tell you about him to see if you, or someone you hold dear, is the right fit for Mr. Wrigley.

wrigley

WRIGLEY:  THE ROYALLY BRED MORGAN HORSE

Wrigley is Mama Tess’ last foal (2008).  He is royally bred.  Not only is his dam HVK Noble Heiress, the last own daughter of Noble Flaire, his sire is the incredible FCF Esprit de Lark.

15.1, chestnut, gelding, fine boned, great hip, nice shoulder, upheaded, trots level… crooked blaze, has not had formal Morgan horse training.  Rides Western, so far.  Still learning.

If a Morgan person wanted to take a chance on him as a prospect, one look and his quality would be apparent.  However, to be honest, I’m not sure what class he would show.  I think he should go pleasure or park (both his parents are Park horses), but he’d look really good in Western tack.  And, this day and age, I’d prefer him to have more opportunity – which Western allows.

Anyway, he is wonderfully bred.  The unfortunate thing is his crooked blaze.  Not the best in the show ring.

My instinct tells me that he would be great in trail classes, obstacles, at liberty work, arena work, drill team, and anything he can do with another horse or his person.  He loves to interact with a human.  I believe he could be taught how to dance at liberty – or to do routines at liberty.  He watches and learns very quickly.  Wrig is full of energy.  He never quits.

His pedigree

His pedigree.  Click to enlarge

Wrig is on the right. He is much taller than Finn and way more fine and fiery.

Wrig is on the right. He is much taller than Finn and way more fine boned and fiery.  Wrig is very sensible, but he is also very engaged and enthusiastic.

esprit ad edit

His sire.  Click image to go to his website.

Tess nationals

Mama Tess (HVK NOBLE HEIRESS x Noble Flaire), his dam.

WRIGLEY IS IN TRAINING- His Pros and Cons

Wrigley has been in training since before his mother passed, early November.  He has learned all the basics (tying, trailering, bathing, riding, ponying…).

Jerily, his trainer, says that he has an excellent work ethic.  He loves to interact with his human and he loves to be busy.  She feels he would be good with obstacles, arena work or riding with other horses – like a drill team.

She says his down side is that he is insecure without another horse or person, which I knew.  He was born that way.  Since he popped out, he always wanted to be with others.  When I separated him to see how he would do, he did OK, as long as he could see someone else.  But, he is not good alone so at this point, I would not consider him as a solo trail horse.  Also, he is spirited.  He isn’t crazy at all (Jerily calls him very sensible), but he is hot.  So a person would have to be comfortable around a horse that can be hot.

To be honest, around here, Wrig is very mellow.  He stands like an angel for the farrier.  But when he is in a new place, he is very excitable.

My dream for him is to be with a person who really wants that interspecies connection (because he wants it with his human) and would love to work on the ground with him – at liberty or obstacles – or would use his brain under saddle like trail class or drill team.

In an arena or with other horses, he is a very happy guy. I think he would love drill team, obstacles or liberty work. He loves interaction. Wrig has a great work ethic!

In an arena or with other horses, he is a very happy guy. I think he would love drill team, obstacles or liberty work. He loves interaction. Wrig has a great work ethic!  (That is Jerily on him, not me.)

Screen-Shot-2016-02-10-at-5.48.19-PM

He is learning the ropes, not the normal Morgan way… Here he is upset with me that I tied him so closely to the wall.

Screen Shot 2016-03-17 at 8.45.38 PM

Having fun with Jerily!

–HERE IS a link to a movie of Wrigley being very mellow.

–Here is a link to Wrigley playing (turn off the volume…).

CRITERIA

He deserves a great home – so he is priced reasonably – but not free.

I would need to see photos of any prospective owner’s place or pics of where he would live and references from a vet and farrier.

He is part of my family… so my hope is that he would be a part of yours.

I really, really want to find him his next adventure!

If you think you are a good fit and would like to explore the options, email me or comment on this post!  I’m excited to hear from you!

These are my favorite baby pics of Wrig. These capture his spirit!

These are my favorite baby pics of Wrig. These capture his spirit!

KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

MT’s baby boy!

newrule2

JEWELRY THAT BENEFITS THE BUCKET FUND HORSES! Every donation counts! Click image to see the new pieces!

JEWELRY THAT BENEFITS THE BUCKET FUND HORSES! Every sale counts! Click image to see the new pieces!

Click here for webpage, click here for Facebook!

ALL PROCEEDS SUPPORT THE BUCKET FUND!

Raw Rhodochrosite Mini Nugget LOVE necklace! Only $32! Petite Gemstone Rhodochrosite natural nuggets with handmade Sterling flower at agate closure! Really pretty! 17″

SOLD!  THANK YOU, CATHERINE!

Screen Shot 2016-03-14 at 10.40.15 AM



Riding Warehouse
Your purchase with Riding Warehouse through this link helps the Bucket Fund!


Supporting The Bucket Fund through Amazon Smile
Please choose HORSE AND MAN, INC when you shop via Amazon Smile through this link.



HORSE AND MAN is a blog in growth... if you like this, please pass it around!



2 comments have been posted...

  1. PAULA PARO

    Im SO SORRY, for YOU as WELL. Im SURE it was a DIFFICULT DECISION. I WOULD IF I COULD take him, BUT, I live in BAJA MX. on a HUGE RANCH, where I keep 2 of MY OWN. We have 9 HORSES, total.
    How much are you asking, I DO have HORSE FRIENDs in the STATES. iM PAULA, MY e MAIL IS PAULASPARO@YAHOO.COM aGAIN, mY heart GOES OUT TO you.

Post a comment!

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *