Current Members of the Herd Offered For Sale

Geldings:

Sleipnir Celestial Array, (Hylee The Rage x Sleipnir Constellation, by B-L Rhinestone Kid) a 14.3 HH, 2002 Bright Bay gelding, Class A National Caliber. Harness and Saddle – Western and Hunt Seat, Champion In-hand over stallions and mares, and other geldings in an all-Morgan Class. Has had recent further harness training – safe for pleasure drives. A really nice fellow. Safe for trailer, show grooming, farrier, veterinarian, etc.  $7,750.00

Sleipnir Fieldstone, (B-L Rhinestone Kid x NEJ Golddust Emma) a 14.3 HH, 2006 Dark Bay gelding, Class A National Caliber Harness and Saddle – Western and Hunt Seat. Has had significant harness training. He is great with weanlings, mares, other geldings. He has taken Sleipnir Valhalla’s job of babysitting and caring for the youngsters. Comfortable in a stall or out with the herd. Can get pulled out of the herd and hooked up to go. Safe for trailer, show grooming, farrier, veterinarian, etc. $7,250.00

Sleipnir Double Feature, (Sleipnir Echo’s Finale x Playday Rebecca) 2010 Red/Brown Chestnut gelding, basics, Class A National Caliber. Can be paired with Sleipnir Echo’s Celebrity or Sleipnir Resonance.   $5,000.00

Sleipnir Resonance, (Sleipnir Echo’s Finale x NEF Golddust Alice) 2010 Red Chestnut gelding, basics. Friendly guy. Has a healed eye injury, but veterinarian vouched safe and useable. Can be paired with Sleipnir Double Feature. $2,775.00

Sleipnir Kobayashi Maru, (Sleipnir Zenith x NEJ Golddust Alice) 2012 Black colt, not gelded yet. $1,450.00

Mares:

Sleipnir Onstar, (B-L Rhinestone Kid x NEJ Golddust Louise) 2003 Black Mare, 2011 Grand National Top Ten Roadster-to-Bike. Natural Action and willing temperament. Amateur Safe. Onstar has been ridden under Western and Hunt Seat tack, by young amateur grandchildren as a young horse in early training. She has had extensive harness training, and been driven by amateur family members. $9,975.00

Sleipnir Echo’s Celebrity, (Sleipnir Echo’s Finale x Playday Rebecca) 2009 Dark Chestnut Mare, Class A National Caliber. Could be paired with Sleipnir Double Feature. Basics, Talented. $7,750.00

Sleipnir Hiwassee, (Sleipnir Sequoyah x NEJ Golddust Emma) 2009 Black Mare, Basics, Sweet and Athletic.  In your pocket friendly. First to greet us in the pasture. Only Sequoyah Get or Emma Produce at a breedable age. $4,500.00

Sleipnir Diva, (Sleipnir Carbon Copy x Playday Rebecca) 2012 Dark Chestnut Mare, Royally bred, Class A National Caliber. Could be a pair with Sleipnir Double Feature.      $3,250.00

Sleipnir Star Attraction, (Sleipnir Carbon Copy x NEJ Golddust Emma) 2012 Bay Mare, Friendly, Talented, with Basics. Bright Bay with a nice Star. $2,750.00

Stallions:

Sleipnir Carbon Copy, (B-L Rhinestone Kid x Coeur d’Alene) 2000 Mahogany Bay, Athletic, A visitors’ favorite     $9,900.00

Sleipnir Zenith, (B-L Rhinestone Kid x Hip Heath Zanna, by Courage of Equinox) 2004 Bright Bay, Talented, Ground drives and saddle.  $7,700.00

Sleipnir Kobayashi Maru, (Sleipnir Zenith x NEJ Golddust Alice) 2012 Black colt, not gelded yet. Zenith’s only foal and Alice’s last foal.  Very Handsome. $1,450.00

It goes without saying, all stallions are royally bred, with talent and excellent conformation. They are all proven, kind to their mares, with GET available to be seen and purchased.  All cross well with current popular bloodlines.  Stallions are NOT difficult, and could each be gelded if purchaser(s) desire, for amateur use.

Sleipnir Carbon Copy and Sleipnir Zenith, plus Sleipnir Echo’s Finale, are all available At Stud – Stud Fee:  $1,000.00 Live Foal Guarantee.

All Height measurements are barefoot, trimmed for pasture, no shoes or pads.

Contact Information:

The Denman Family, Sleipnir Morgan Horse Farm, 2214 Columbus Road, Delano, TN, 37325

Georgia, Cellular and Texts:  423 284 0899  Email: DenmanFam@aol.com or GLDenman@aol.com

John:  423 284 0898                                   Elizabeth: 423 244 5986

Facebook Pages:              Sleipnir Morgan Horse Farm        Georgia Denman             Elizabeth L.D. McGee

Our Motto and our Mission for almost 35 years – Family Show Horses : Showy Family Horses

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B-L Rhinestone Kid, Senior Sire of Sleipnir Morgans

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B-L Rhinestone Kid

(Waseeka’s Showtime x B-L Brown Lace, by UVM Flash)

1980 – 2009

Photos by Suzy Lucine

Rhinestone, aka “Mickey” became ours in 1980, as a weanling. He was trained to both harness and saddle. He was shown in the mid-1980’s at several of the Class A shows in New England.  Our first foal, Sleipnir Valhalla (UVM Viking x UC Spicy Lass), and he were turn out buddies, stablemates, trailermates, and show stablemates.

Rhinestone was first bred to U C Spicy Lass, our first Morgan, for a 1983 foal, who became a filly, Sleipnir Constelaton.  See a separate forthcoming post about her.

He went on to sire more foals for us, and others,  in Massachusetts, and after our move to Tennessee.  He was always a gentleman to his mares, and never came off his feet until John told him ok.

Three of our current herd sires are his sons:  Sleipnir Carbon Copy (x Coeur d’Alene); Sleipnir Sequoyah (x Coeur d’Alene); and Sleipnir Zenith (x Hip Heath Zanna). And our other herd sire is a grandson, Sleipnir Echo’s Finale (Exquisite Sir Echo x Sleipnir Constelaton). He has another son who has been active as a Stud.

We still have a few of his daughters in the herd also.  Sleipnir Constelaton is retired, and our current matriarch at 30 y/o; Sleipnir Sophisticated Lady, a full sister to S. Zenith; and Sleipnir OnStar (x NEJ Golddust Louise). He has other daughters who were sold to be utilized as show horses, parade, breeding, and family trail horses. And grand-daughters out there too.

We have one of his gelding sons, Sleipnir Fieldstone (x NEJ Golddust Emma) as one of our primary family harness horses.  The other is his grandson via S. Constelaton (Sleipnir Celestial Array). He has gelding sons as national show horses, lesson horses, trail, and backyard pleasure mounts.  One son has been an actor in historic re-enactments. He also has grandsons performing in many of these careers.

Rhinestone was born in New York, and lived in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Iowa and Tennessee.  He is buried here on the farm near his buddy, Valhalla and other here-for-the-duration members of the Herd.

U C Spicy Lass – Our first horse – The Matriarch

It was 1980, and the five of us, John, Elizabeth, Caitrin, Britta and I, were all having riding lessons; and John and I were having driving lessons.
The girls were just 10, 7 1/2, and just 6.
After looking at various options, we purchased our first horse, a Morgan horse, from the University of Connecticut. Dr. James Dinger was in charge at that time, and he gave us a tour of the horses available.

U C Spicy Lass (U C Marquis x U C Taffy) a chestnut mare with good conformation and a kind expression, was trained to ride and drive, and, though it didn’t matter to us at the time, she was a proven broodmare, and in foal by U V M Viking (U V M Flash x U V M Kathy) for a Spring foal.

Out in the yearling paddock was her chestnut filly from the previous year, U C Cinnamon (by U V M Viking) a full sibling to the foal that was due in 1980. While she was very cute, we intended to have only the new horse. We even intended to sell the foal to recoup part of the cost of the mare. We also had no intention of having our own farm…just boarding/training “Spicy.”

Many horse and non-horse people, especially those who know us, are now laughing hysterically…but further parts of the story are for other postings.

So, we tried her out. “Student” trained horses can have different positives and negatives from “professional” trained or “amateur-owner” trained horses…also a post for another time. She was wonderful…patient and willing for grooming, tacking, leading, etc. Just what we needed for a family horse, especially for first-time owners.

She had two flaws. First, she had a fleck of clear pigment flawing her right eye, which could be genetic or nutritional. Second, as I was riding her down a straight away, we were suddenly going in the opposite direction. A little bit more iffy, but we all thought that it might have been my fault, and if hers, correctable with work.

So, we purchased her, loaded her up, and brought her to Massachusetts to Paula Payson’s (our trainer/riding & driving instructor) farm.

Spicy was a perfect first horse and family horse.
U C Spicy Lass was much more than that.
It is not too much to say: She totally changed our lives.

We acquired a new set of friends, acquaintances, and nodding recognition. We traveled to visit farms – especially Morgan Farms. We gained new wardrobe additions and equipment. Our family vacations were, mostly, scheduled around the New England Morgan Horse Shows. Connecticut Morgan, Massachusetts Morgan, Vermont Morgan, Granite State Morgan, Maine Morgan, and New England Regionals all became the focus of our schedules and training throughout the 1980’s.

Most importantly, Spicy safely delivered a chestnut colt. We needed a name for the colt and a prefix for the farm.

“Sleipnir” was a mythological horse. He belonged to Thor, and carried the “Viking” warriors to “Valhalla”, their Heaven. He was portrayed with eight legs to indicate how strong and fleet of hoof he was. With the history of the Morgan Breed, in particular Figure’s strength, speed, and temperament, and UVM Viking for his sire, the farm name/prefix became “Sleipnir” and the colt was named “Valhalla”. Sleipnir Valhalla (“Hal”) (1980 – 2005) joined his mother as a family saddle, harness, in-hand and showmanship contender, and at-home buddy.

Spicy changed our lives.
Our home, and lifestyle, changed. A farm and a herd followed.

Spicy delivered two more foals for us.
Sleipnir Selebrity, (by Donnybrook Celebrity) (1982-2009) “Seppy”, another chestnut colt, subsequently gelded. He too followed in his Dam and brother’s hoofsteps.
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Sleipnir Constelaton, (by B-L Rhinestone Kid, the Patriarch of the Herd, 1980-2009) (1983 – ) “Connie” a bay filly. Her story still continues 30 years later.

We lost Spicy too early to debatable causes after S. Constelaton’s birth. However, her impact on our family, and on the Morgan Breed and horse world, continues thirty years plus and in to the future.

Farms in Massachusetts, Iowa, and now Tennessee became central to our lives, defining a good part of our family life.

Hal and Seppy helped to teach our grand-children their love of horses, how to care for these gigantic souls, and how to ride and drive. Also, how to handle the passing of beloved family members.

After Spicy’s death, we went back to the University of Connecticut and purchased U C Cinnamon (1979 – 2011) “Cinnie”. She and Connie have continued Spicy’s dam line to both sides of our pedigrees.
They and other members of the herd have impacted the lives of horse people and visitors in uncountable ways.

U C Spicy Lass is buried at our first farm in Gardner, Massachusetts. But her spirit, her legacy, her influence is still alive and well in Tennessee.

Morgan and Non-Morgan Horses that we have owned

Sleipnir Morgan Horse Farm
Horses that we have owned and bred, predominantly Morgan Horses
Registered, Unregistered, and Deceased prior to Registration completed
In Chronological Order – 1980 – Current
By Georgia O. Denman
Registered Morgan Horses:
Massachusetts and Tennessee:
UC Spicy Lass – Chestnut Mare – Foundation Mare of Sleipnir Morgan Horse Farm – DECEASED-MA
Sleipnir Valhalla – Chestnut Gelding – DECEASED-TN
B-L Rhinestone Kid – Black Bay Stallion – Foundation Sire of SMHF – DECEASED-TN
Sleipnir Selebrity – Chestnut Gelding – DECEASED-TN
Sleipnir Constellation – Bay Mare – First Get of B-L Rhinestone Kid; Last Produce of UC Spicy Lass
UC Cinnamon – Chestnut Mare – DECEASED-TN
Headwater’s Dawn Date – SOLD-MA
UC Phoebe – Dark Chestnut Mare –SOLD-MA
Sleipnir Cor-elation – SOLD-MA
Sleipnir Firestone – Bay Gelding – SOLD Unregistered-MA
Fieldmaster Ben – SOLD-MA
Sleipnir Brimstone – Bay Gelding – SOLD Unregistered-MA
Sleipnir Top Hat – Chestnut Stallion – DECEASED-TN
Gaitwood Kitzbuhel – Bay Mare – SOLD-MA
Windfall Vigilstar – Black Gelding – SOLD-MA
Tennessee:
Sleipnir Southern Cross – Bay Mare
Coeur d’Alene – Chestnut Mare
Sleipnir Spice On Top – Chestnut Mare
Reggie’s Black Rose – Black Mare – Deceased
NEJ Golddust Louise – Black Bay Mare – SOLD
NEJ Golddust Ruby – Black Bay Mare – SOLD
Four Fields Patriot – Bay Stallion – Retired for Frog Farm – DECEASED
Sleipnir Carbon Copy – Bay Stallion
Sleipnir Legacy – Chestnut Stallion – DECEASED
Hip Heath Zanna – Bay Mare – DECEASED
Sleipnir Betsy Ross – Bay Mare – SOLD
Sleipnir Sophisticated Lady – Bay Mare
May’s Sweetie – Black Bay Mare – Leased – Retired – DECEASED
NEJ Golddust Alice – Chestnut Mare – Leased – DECEASED
NEJ Golddust Emma – Black Mare – Leased
Sleipnir Zeus – Black Gelding – SOLD
Sleipnir Celestial Array – Bay Gelding
Sleipnir Trinity – SOLD – DECEASED
Sleipnir Gemstone – Black Bay Mare – DECEASED
Sleipnir Rock Candy – Bay Mare – SOLD
Sleipnir Onyx – Black Mare – SOLD
Sleipnir Onstar – Black Mare
Sleipnir Sequoyah – Black Stallion
Exquisite Sir Echo – Chestnut Stallion – DECEASED
Sleipnir Echo’s Finale – Chestnut Stallion
Sleipnir Zenith – Bay Stallion
Poincianna – Dark Chestnut Mare – SOLD – DECEASED
Sleipnir Explorer – Bay Gelding – SOLD
Sleipnir Ambassador – Black Bay Stallion – SOLD
Sleipnir Fieldstone – Bay Gelding
Sleipnir Pop Rocks – Black colt – Deceased
Sleipnir Andromeda – Brown Chestnut Mare
Prairie Hill Princess, Chestnut Mare – Samantha’s dam – SOLD
Sleipnir Daily Show – Chestnut Mare – SOLD
May’s Joy – Bay Mare – SOLD
May’s Prunella – Bay Mare – SOLD
PJMF Mr. Standfast – Bay Gelding – SOLD
PJMF Mr. Honest – Bay Gelding – SOLD
Playday Rebecca – Brown Mare
Triagn Smooth Sailing – Palomino Mare
Sleipnir Hiwassee – Black Mare
Sleipnir Echo’s Celebrity – Brown Chestnut Mare
Sleipnir Smoky Mountain – Black colt – Gelded by new owners – SOLD
Sleipnir Ocoee – Black colt – Gelded by new owners – SOLD
Sleipnir Double Feature – Chestnut Gelding
Sleipnir Resonance – Chestnut Gelding
Sleipnir Star Attraction – Bay Mare
Sleipnir Diva – Brown Chestnut Mare
Sleipnir Kobayashi Maru – Colt

Non – Morgan Horses:
Massachusetts:
Jiminy Cricket – Welsh Arab Cross Hunter/Jumper Pony –Chestnut Gelding – SOLD
Misty Bar-Quad – Registered Quarter Horse – Chestnut Mare – SOLD
Tennessee:
Sharifa El Asol – Registerable Arabian Bay Mare – SOLD
Sleipnir Toby – Bay Morab Gelding by B-L Rhinestone Kid x Sharifa El Asol – SOLD
Deuce’s Sir Spot – Registered Quarter Horse – Chestnut Gelding – SOLD
Rose – Racking mare – Bay – SOLD

Photos of Many of these Horses at http://www.ImagesnMemories.com
Public Galleries

May’s Sweetie

(Nugget’s Prince x Eck’s Twiggy)
5/5/1984 – 6/7/2013
A few days ago, I posted about the passing of May’s Sweetie. She was Noel Jones primary driving mare and a valued member of their Herd. She was part of Meril May’s significant breeding program in Ohio, which included some of the great Devan breeding stock. Sweetie was one of our favorites here on the farm. She and her two daughters, NEJ Golddust Alice and NEJ Golddust Emma, have played a major part in our breeding program.

May’s Sweetie – Produce:

2005 Gelding SLEIPNIR EXPLORER 174103 by B-L RHINESTONE KID

2003 Mare SLEIPNIR ROCK CANDY 0174401 by B-L RHINESTONE KID

1995 Mare NEJ GOLDDUST EMMA 0176092 by GOLDDUST MINER M C

1994 Mare SPRINGMONT WINNIE 0133326 by GOLDDUST MINER M C

1993 Mare NEJ GOLDDUST ALICE 0156513 by GOLDDUST MINER M C

1992 Mare NEJ GOLDDUST ETHEL 0128289 by GOLDDUST MINER M C

1991 Mare NEJ GOLDDUST DAISY 0128288 by GOLDDUST MINER M C

1990 Gelding NEJ GOLDDUST HENRY 121174 by GOLDDUST MINER M C

S. Rock Candy is a trail pleasure horse for a family here in TN.

S. Explorer is an Equitation and Hunter Pleasure mount for a large show and lesson stable in OK.

When we leased Sweetie, we also leased her daughters, NEJ Golddust Alice and NEJ Golddust Emma, as broodmares also. Alice is Red Chestnut, Emma is Black.
We have had several foals from each of them.
None of Sweetie’s other daughters have progeny listed via the AMHA Registry.

Both Alice and Emma are easy breeders, good at being handled during deliveries, are attentive, but not possessive, mothers and good for all the routine grooming and handling.
Emma is open; Alice has been bred to Sleipnir Carbon Copy for a 2014 foal, but has not been confirmed in foal. Alice and Emma and their descendents are easy keepers, herd safe and friendly. Both of them are available for sale.

NEJ Golddust Alice – Produce:

NEJ Golddust Alice (1993) is a tall 15HH Chestnut who has had four very nice long legged foals for us.

2012 To Be Gelded Sleipnir Kobayashi Maru, r a f Black by Sleipnir Zenith

2010 Gelding Sleipnir Resonance, r a f Chestnut by Sleipnir Echo’s Finale

2009 Gelding Sleipnir Smoky Mountain 181177 Black by Sleipnir Sequoyah

2003 Mare Sleipnir Onyx 174403 Black by B-L Rhinestone Kid

Sleipnir Resonance, and his half-sibling gelding, Sleipnir Double Feature, are available. They know their basics and would make a nice pair.

Sleipnir Kobayashi Maru, a black colt, is weaned and ready to go. We will geld him, or sell him as a colt. He is currently our only planned foal from Sleipnir Zenith, who is also available as either a stallion or gelded.

Alice has been used for riding lessons in various sized rings and out and about on the farm. She has been trailered, stalled, and taken on trail rides in the Smokies in the past.

NEJ Golddust Emma – Produce:

NEJ Golddust Emma (1995) is 15HH, and Black. Emma is a broodmare who has had six very sweet and talented foals for us.

2012 Mare Sleipnir Star Attraction, r a f Bay by Sleipnir Carbon Copy

2010 Gelding Sleipnir Ocoee, r a f Black by Sleipnir Sequoyah

2009 Mare Sleipnir Hiwassee 0181232 Black by Sleipnir Sequoyah

2006 Gelding Sleipnir Fieldstone 176094 Bay by B-L Rhinestone Kid

2005 Stallion Sleipnir Ambassador 176093 Black Bay by B-L Rhinestone Kid

2003 Mare Sleipnir Gemstone, r a f Bay by B-L Rhinestone Kid

S. Fieldstone, S. Hiwassee, and S. Star Attraction are available.
Fieldstone is our last gelding available by B-L Rhinestone Kid.

Hiwassee is our last available Get from S. Sequoyah. Sequoyah, a Black easy-going harness horse with significant training is available for sale as a stallion or gelded.

S. Star Attraction, and her half-sister, Sleipnir Diva, are our only available Get from Sleipnir Carbon Copy. Carbon, a bright mahogany bay is a full brother to Sequoyah, and is available for sale as a stallion or gelded.

We always have wonderful Morgan Horses for sale and always have their prices listed. All have their basics and some are finished.

All our horses sell with current vaccinations, wormings, and Negative Coggins.

Pedigrees for all our horses are posted on: http://www.allbreedpedigree.com

We probably have the largest herd of Morgan Horses in the SouthEast. All the horses that are for sale are pleasant, willing, intelligent companions, with excellent breeding and conformation. We breed for a modern horse that still looks and acts like a Morgan…natural Park to backyard pleasure.

Our Mission and our motto, for over thirty years:
Family Show Horses : Showy Family Horses

Our Breeding Philosophy – Specific Farms, Stallion & Mare Influences

Sleipnir LogoStrong and Fleet

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Strong and Fleet

Sleipnir Carbon Copy - 2000 Stallion(B-L Rhinestone Kid x Coeur d'Alene)

Sleipnir Carbon Copy – 2000 Stallion
(B-L Rhinestone Kid x Coeur d’Alene)

   

Morgan Horses have been part of our family for over Thirty years. During that time, we went to many horse shows and clinics, watched classes from multiple disciplines and styles, visited some of the most famous Morgan Horse Farms, and formed and refined our own breeding plan.

We breed for people-friendly horses with square stances, and good ways of going. Horses that are also alert, intelligent, willing, talented and very beautiful. 

We focus on the OLD GOVERNMENT LINES found throughout The University of Connecticut (UC) and University of Vermont (UVM) breeding programs; featuring UVM Viking, UVM Flash, Mansfield, Panfield, Canfield, Flyhawk, and of course, Upwey Ben Don+ (Stallions) and UC Spicy Lass (our Foundation mare), UC Taffy, UVM Flirt, Upwey Benn Quietude + (mares).

with crosses to the WASEEKA’S LINE via NOCTURNE, (stallion) via W. Showtime and W. Peter Piper (stallions), and W. Thisizit (mare) and others.

and crosses to the ORCLAND LINE via ULENDON, through especially ORCLAND LEADER, via Courage of Equinox+, Orcland Vigildon+ (stallions).

with selected other families brought in to the lines, including representation from some New England, Mid-Atlantic, Mid-West and Western working families.

Our pedigrees reflect modern horses with famous ancestors as up close as you can get. The ancestors’ names are often still visible on their descendants’ written pedigrees. Our bloodlines will cross well with any of the current major breeding programs and our Morgans offered For Sale include our best, worthy of being Foundation stallions and mares for new breeding programs, as well as being companions in the show ring or on the trail.

Our Motto and Mission is: Family Show Horses : Showy Family Horses

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2012 chestnut fillySleipnir Carbon Copy x Playday Rebecca

2012 chestnut filly
Sleipnir Carbon Copy x Playday Rebecca