The colt was designated 'domesticated feral' which means although he was owned and domiciled on a ranch, he was never touched or handled. Bred out of the famous Harris Ranch stallion Tizbud, this colt deserved a LOT better than poor treatment from his Novato owner.
With good veterinary guidance and exacting volunteer daily care, the colt grew beautifully. Presently he is 3 years old and will be a medium height as is his sire. Phoenix is his new name. And rising from the ashes of his poor condition he has!
And he's destined for athletic greatness with his fine breeding through Harris Ranch. Loves and trusts humans now. Very easy to train and a quick learner. Right brained energetic horsenality with left brained willingness.
Nice blend. Excellent curiosity and loves learning new and different things. A LOT of try in this colt. Parelli started with all ground handling games and learning in natural horsemanship. He's gorgeous, athletic and looks just like a young Secretariat. In December of 2014, renowned Parelli 3 star instructor Erin Fowle helped us to further train Phoenix, and even gave him his first ride - which he performed with athleticism, good nature and a desire to please and do the right thing! Shots Current.
Phoenix has been saddled and backed and lightly ridden. He will start colt development this fall.
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