Horse of the Day: Ritz (Missy)

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Adventure’s Miss Ritz #0151709

2000 bay mare,14.3 hands
CY Dons Mr Aristocrat x GVF Crescent Command
Pedigree
Fostered in FL
Rescued September 2014
Adoption Fee: $300

Ground Manners – Good picks up feet readily. Good for Farrier, Bathes, Crossties and ties, Tacks up easily, Doesn’t like the clippers, Lunges beautifully, Loves to be brushed, Cribs and wears a strap, Good for the Dentist and OK for the Vet. Missy does better outside. Her dream home would be a pasture with shelter. Must be approached form the right side with voice as sometimes she doesn’t see you. Current on coggins and shots.

Missy is comfortable at a walk and trot She is good for light riding. She likes bareback. Not spooky under saddle. She will let kids ride her. Used for Adv. Beginners in Camp program. Rides English. Likes the kids. She is sometimes stiff on her right front but she doesn’t mind a ride and loves to be out an involved with the farm. Polo wraps are used on her when riding. She could be a great companion horse and Weekend horse at Grandma’s house. Missy is a sweet, timid soul who loves attention once she gets to know you.

From her vet : Pupil is permanently scarred down. Still positive menace response, but irregular. Vision in left eye is very poor, but some light is getting through. LF severe ringbone present (arthritis with bony changes of the pastern joint). Mild pain on flexion. Mare is suitable for a small adult rider, walk-trot only.

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