Zena has now been started under saddle.
She has had several rides and shown no resistance at all, stays quiet and willing. Already walk, trot, & canter under rider control, lunging well and maintaining very nice frame, relaxation and suspension under saddle. She has also now been on several trail rides in a state park. Crosses anything, no spook, very willing to lead, surefooted and steadfast. She is going to make someone a great trail partner.
In addition, she has been in 2 parades with totally unfamiliar riders and was unflappable!
She made me so proud of her
These two photos were taken when she was around 8 years old, showing her tremendous extensions
All photos above were just taken July 2018
at age 11
She shows she's still got it!
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Here is Zena in her first parade with Rico by her side. Had not ridden her or Rico for 2 months and at the last minute, loaded them up and took them to a 6 mile parade. My niece rode her for the first time at the parade. Huge crowds, many new experiences and she handled it like a pro. What a mare!
3 Photos below are of Guerrera at age 4 with her Spanish cut for revision
Revised Black P.R.E. Mare
(Feudal VIII x Mirame ORO by Indiano XVIII)
DOB April 2007 - Height 15.2 hands
This quality mare was to be my next premier broodmare.
Sadly, after trying several times to get her pregnant, we had her chromosomes tested and found out that she has only one sex chromosome.
She will always be infertile. So my extreme breeding loss, will be a lucky someone's dressage dream horse. I am a breeder, so "Zena" is offered for sale. This mare has the tremendous movement of her dam, who inherited it from Indiano XVIII. Her movement is so good, that I had a couple offers to buy her when she was a youngster, but I turned them down thinking she was to be a valuable broodmare. Watch her movement videos on youtube under her name. One video is from fall of 2014 at 7 years old, one is when she was 4 and one from age 11. You will see her incredible extensions, lightness in her front end. strong impulsion and drive from her hind end powerhouse. Foaled in 2007, she was started under saddle very late after several years of trying to get her pregnant. She was trained to drive when young, thus she has the potential to be a fantastic CDE prospect. With her incredible natural movement, I can see her in the show ring in 6 months to a year with the right trainer/owner. At 15.2, she is the perfect height for an amateur and very deep through the chest, so long rider legs should look fine with her. Since she is older and rarely ridden, she is priced at $9,000 which is less than a comparable P.R.E. black gelding, and it is rare to find a purebred of her quality and movement even offered for sale, let alone black. In addition, since she does not cycle, you will not have to deal with any marish issues on her. Except for her missing X chromosome, she is a healthy, well-adjusted mare and has never been lame or ill. She is triple registered and was revised/approved for breeding by ANCCE, and although that is not a factor now that we know she is infertile, it does show she passed all studbook requirements. Because she is registered in all 3 registries, you can also show her in any venue you wish to pursue.
For someone who does not want to breed, but wants a companion and a show horse, this mare is a golden opportunity. Fantastic movement, a stellar champion pedigree, gorgeous and black with a double extreme mane, laid-back temperament and priced to sell, you won't find another one like her on the market for this price.You can see her dam on this website under mares and you can see her sire and his information here:
Photos below taken fall of 2014....I could post hundreds of photos of this mare as her movement is always exceptional
All pictures above are of Prieta as a 2 year old in Oct of 2019
3 photos below are from weanling age
Just a pasture candid head shot (2017)
**Video of her under saddle and 3 videos of her at liberty are on youtube, just search under Guerrera WC**
Walnut Creek Ranch.
5 photos directly below were taken fall of 2019. Her front end elevation at the gallop is incredible and shows her tremendous hind end drive and strength and athleticism still there at the age of 12.
Pictures below are of Prieta as a yearling
photos are Ebano at weaning 4 months old
Here is Guerrera in her second parade next to me on Rico. She had another totally unfamiliar rider in her 60's and they both did fantastic again!
Black filly, no white, carries red and nd1
(Rico MHF x Mirame ORO)
DOB April 27th, 2017
Prieta is a high quality black filly with some of the very best bloodlines you can find in U.S.
Her two grandsires are the famous Indiano XVIII and Navarre GF (both who are now deceased). Dam lines are full Guardiola with her maternal granddam being linebred to the Guardiola Champion of Spain, Centella V and her paternal Guardiola granddam a close descendant of Marciano II. So, she is also half Guardiola. She has numerous Champions on her pedigree. Her sire is a National Champion in Reining, Navarre GF was a two-time National Champion out of the two National Champions Teodoro and the Champion grand mare Ladina, a treasure in the U.S. Indiano XVIII is well known as one the best P.R.E. horses of our time and he proved it by being the Champion of Spain, Champion of Mexico and a U.S. Champion. It has been shown that his offspring and grandget almost always inherit his incomparable movement.
Prieta also has a full sibling over 16 hands that has already been successful in the dressage ring even at a young age.
You just won't find a better pedigree than on this filly.
Her bloodlines are so exceptional, hard to find and close-up and she carries the coveted red gene. She was already 15.1 at only 24 months old.
Inscription with ANCCE codigo #7240151707EU315 and registration with IALHA # 18854(S)
Three liberty movement videos on youtube under her name. She has an incredible trot as Indiano seems to pass it down the generations.
She is DNA color tested as black, carrying both the red and dun1 gene and will not gray. aaEend1/nd2gg
Both sire and dam are non-fading blacks with no white. You can see her full brothers on the testimonial sold page under Fogoso WC and Valeroso WC and full sister Obsidiana WC
Due to her height, her modern body style with it's elegance and refinement, as well as her exceptional movement
I would classify this mare as an excellent FEI dressage prospect in addition to her renown Champion bloodlines for a quality breeding program.