Meet the Sleipnir Morgan Horse Farm Geldings, Part 2 of 2: Two 2 y/o Chestnut Geldings: Sleipnir Double Feature and Sleipnir Resonance

Two 2010 Geldings and Two 2009 Mares running in pasture

Meet Sleipnir Double Feature (D F) and Sleipnir Resonance, our two 2010 red chestnut/sorrel Morgan geldings.  In the picture above from Front to Rear, it is S. Resonance, S. Double Feature; then two 2009 mares: S. Hiwassee, a black mare by Sleipnir Sequoyah and S. Echo’s Celebrity (a full sister to D F).

Sleipnir Double Feature (Sleipnir Echo’s Finale x Playday Rebecca)  (“D F”).  D F is the essence of all that we hoped for from a cross between Echo and Rebecca.  He is intelligent, athletic, handsome, friendly and willing to please, with a great way of going.  He is royally bred with a pedigree filled with athletic, people-friendly, and beautifully formed ancestors.  He should mature around 15hh+/-.  He has all the talent and temperament for a multitude of disciplines; either as a National level, Class A caliber show horse in Pleasure Driving, a fancy friendly family horse, or an athletic competitive carriage driving horse.  S. Double Feature could be paired with either S. Resonance or S. Echo’s Celebrity.  Like all our horses, we have every reason to keep him; but we sell our best, and with John still recovering from his foot wound/infection that he acquired while attending the 2011 W/GN MHS in OKC, we are not able to devote the attention to our herd that they deserve.  Everyone who sees this guy wants to get driving him!! and by Fall, he’ll be ready to saddle. Get him now, and train him your way. He is priced at $5,000.00, and we would prefer a home where he will be able to be fully utilized to his best advantage.

Sleipnir Resonance (Sleipnir Echo’s Finale x NEJ Golddust Alice) Resonance is slightly redder chestnut than Double Feature (D F); but still close enough to be a pair. He is super friendly, and comes right to the fence for bits of carrots and to be scratched.  Resonance is also by “Echo” and out of one of our  favorite producing mares, “Alice”.  Alice is a great mother, easy to breed, and to deliver, and nice to work around her foals. She is also a great horse for beginner riders of any age for in the schooling rings.  She is tall enough for a man, and pretty enough for a woman, and has been a lesson horse for all our grand-children, plus others.  (She is available For Sale by her owners; we have her on lease). Resonance had an eye injury earlier last Autumn, but has completely recovered.  His veterinarian is available to confirm that his vision is unaffected.  The flaw does lead us to price him slightly lower than he would usually be: at $1,975.00.  He should mature to the same range as DF.   Alice’s foals have been sold for breeding stock as well as permanent members of family farms.  Resonance is a bit further in his handling training due to his eye injury, and need to be handled and stalled.  People who have worked around him will agree that he is a sweetheart with tons of potential in various disciplines, singly or as a pair.

Either singly, as a possible pair, or combined with any of our other offered horses, S. Double Feature and Sleipnir Resonance, would make friendly and athletic additions to anyone’s stable or paddocks.  For those buyers that prefer red and brown chestnut/sorrel to other coat colors, they would be a treasure.  These fellows are ready to train to drive your way, or soon enough will be ready for saddle training for the Fall.

They are current on their vaccinations, have negative Coggins, and are ready to travel.  S. Resonance has been trailered several times, and been stalled at different places, and in a large pasture with company of various ages. D F has been in a couple different stalls, but mostly in a large pasture where he can run and play, with and without Resonance, and with horses of various ages.  Both gentlemen stand for the veterinarian and the farrier and for basic grooming.  They were imprinted as foals, and can be pastured with other horses, young and older.

All Sleipnir Morgan Horse Farm members of the Herd have their pedigrees listed on www.allbreedpedigree.com

 

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Meet the Sleipnir Morgan Horse Farm Geldings, Part 1 of 2, Sleipnir Celestial Array and Sleipnir Fieldstone

With the sale of Sleipnir Explorer (B-L Rhinestone Kid x May’s Sweetie), our BAY 2006 gelding, to his new show home in OKC with Savannah and Julie Mitchell, we have four other geldings available. Two are mature and trained to ride and drive. Two are two year olds and have all their early handling training done.

Sleipnir Celestial Array   Gelding   2002   Bay   Class A rides & drives
Sleipnir Fieldstone   Gelding   2006   Bay   Class A rides & drives
Sleipnir Double Feature   Gelding   2010   Chestnut   Class A caliber
Sleipnir Resonance   Gelding   2010   Chestnut   Pair Potential

Sleipnir Celestial Array w/ John Denman, whip

Array is a 2002 Bay Gelding (Hylee’s The Rage x Sleipnir Constellation, by B-L Rhinestone Kid) with impeccable bloodlines and excellent conformation. Array has been a Show Champion in-Hand at a Class A morgan show, is professionally trained to be ridden Western and has also been worked by our grand-daughter, Amber, under Hunt tack, under the direction of Sue Nerland, a well-known former Equitation Instructor/trainer.  He has been trained on the ground and hooked by a well known carriage driving/pleasure driving enthusiast, with amateur assistance. 

There is a video of him being driven on the Blue Ridge Morgan Horse Association – For Sale page. 

http://blueridgemorganhorseassociation.yolasite.com/horses-for-sale.php

S. Celestial Array is 14.3hh, barefoot, trimmed for pasture.  He is current on all his vaccinations, and with a Negative Coggins.  He stands well for the farrier, veterinarian, and to be groomed in the cross-ties by amateurs.  He has been trailered safely several times. No vices. Can stay in a stall or in a paddock. He doesn’t bother paddock fences.

He is a multi-talented fellow who is Class A, national caliber, for a multitude of versatile disciplines. He deserves to have someone who has more time to devote to just him.  We have several more young horses needing further training, and Array is too talented to be sitting in the paddock, under-utilized. He is a favorite of visitors to the farm and along the rail.

John injured his foot this past Autumn at the Morgan Grand National Horse Show (not due to a horse)…So, we have been more than a little occupied with a long saga with his health. We are hoping to get back to driving as the weather, and his health, improves.

SLEIPNIR FIELDSTONE

Fieldstone, (B-L Rhinestone Kid x NEJ Golddust Emma) a BAY 2006 gelding is also 14.3hh, unshod, and trimmed flat for pasture/paddock living.  Currently he is stalled at our trainer, Travis Olinger’s. He is well-behaved in a paddock or pasture also, singly or with others.
Our only remaining gelding by our deceased senior stallion, Fieldstone was trained to ride by a professional trainer & our family – amateur grand-daughter, Kimberly, with professional direction – hunt seat & western tack.  He has been trained to drive by a professional trainer, for primarily home based pleasure driving; shown at one morgan show in Pleasure Driving – did well, trailered, tacked, shown in ring for first time, driven on the grounds by amateur visitor with no experience with him…took it all in stride.

Fieldstone is closely bred to Sleipnir Explorer, our Grand National Top Ten equitation gelding.  He is by the same sire, out of a daughter of Explorer’s dam, May’s Sweetie.
Solid and sensible describes Fieldstone.  All our morgans are very people friendly. Fieldstone loves carrots. He is very calm and cool for handling & driving…Travis hooks by himself.  His horses stand quietly.

See the photos of Travis’ daughter, MaryKate, giving kisses in the crossties: www.ImagesnMemories.com >>> Sleipnir Morgan Horse Farm – Public Gallery >>> Geldings For Sale >>> Sleipnir Fieldstone.
We used him as a two year old for a grooming demonstration by three 8 y/o boys at an Open Barn event; He was fine for the active boys and also fine with a crowd approaching. (Photos: Same Gallery)
S. Fieldstone was also brought to an TN Extension Service Fun On The Farm Day with county-wide first grade classes and home-schooled children and all their family members. Fieldstone stood in a metal square pen and let multiple children pet him, feed him carrots, and have family members take flash photos…trailered well. (Photos: Same Gallery).

Fieldstone has been shod. He stands well for the vet and farrier. He has been kept unshod, just trimmed at home. Fieldstone keeps a nice hoof. He is current on all vaccinations and has a Negative Coggins.  He has been trailered several times in local area under 50 miles.
Prices: Sleipnir Celestial Array and Sleipnir Fieldstone are priced comparatively at $7,500.00 and $7.250.00 respectively. Their prices are negotiable to good loving homes.  We have been morgan horse breeders for over 30 years, and we pride ourselves on matching our horses to new human companions.  EVERY horse that we have sold has gone to a permanent home with their new humans.

You can obtain additional details from S. Fieldstone’s trainer, Travis Olinger, at his email: atolinger@charter.net  or via phone at 423 341 7930  or call or text me at: 423 284 0899.  Our emails are: DenmanFam@aol.com or GLDenman@aol.com They are both really nice horses, who each deserve a special home.

See a separate blog re our two younger geldings. Sleipnir Double Feature (Sleipnir Echo’s Finale x Playday Rebecca) and Sleipnir Resonance (Sleipnir Echo’s Finale x NEJ Golddust Alice).

It is time to start the Foal Contest

We, as breeders, have been anticipating the 2012 foals for over a year now…Actually, we have crosses planned in our minds and on paper for decades…some will occur; some won’t.

Playday Rebecca (Stoneholm Taliesin x Stoneholm Alameda) (Very Dark Brown) and NEJ Golddust Emma (Golddust Miner M C x May’s Sweetie) (Black) are in foal to Sleipnir Carbon Copy  (B-L Rhinestone Kid x Coeur d’Alene, by Breezeway) (Mahogany Bay) for 2012 foals.

Emma was bred first, and ‘Becca second.  However, ‘Becca could deliver earlier than Emma.

John is projecting  two fillies: ‘Becca’s Seal Brown and Emma’s Black; with Emma being first and ‘Becca second.

I am also projecting two filles:  ‘Becca’s being Bay and Emma’s being Seal Brown; with the same order as John.

Photo: Sleipnir Carbon Copy

John has suggested Sleipnir Carbon’s Playday as a name for ‘Becca’s foal, suitable for a colt or a filly, any coat color.

Depending on their coat color, I like something similar to Sleipnir Black Gold for Emma’s foal…Elizabeth had a Tri-color collie that we used that name for, and we called him “Tex”. 

You can add your guesses.  Either add them as a comment below; or send them as an Email, and I’ll keep tabs.  You can guess anonymously if you would like …

No prize, except seeing the resulting foals. 

Sleipnir Carbon Copy

2012 Current Members of Our Herd

   

 

       
             
Sleipnir Constellation   1983 mare   Bay   B-L Rhinestone Kid x UC Spicy Lass
             
Coeur D’Alene   1988 mare   Chestnut   Breezeway x Oak Hill Perfect Pic
             
Playday Rebecca   1990 mare   Chestnut   Stoneholm Taliesin x Stoneholm Alameda
            In foal to Sleipnir Carbon Copy for 2012
Sleipnir Southern Cross   1998 mare   Bay   Great Oaks Mastrcopy x Sleipnir Constellation
             
Sleipnir Spice on Top   1999 mare   Chestnut   Sleipnir Top Hat x Coeur D’Alene
             
Sleipnir Carbon Copy   2000 stallion   Bay   B-L Rhinestone Kid x Coeur D’Alene
             
Sleipnir Sophisticated Lady   2001 mare   Bay   B-L Rhinestone Kid x Hip Heath Zanna
             
Sleipnir Celestial Array   2002 gelding   Bay   Hylee The Rage x Sleipnir Constellation
             
Sleipnir Onstar   2003 mare   Black   B-L Rhinestone Kid x NEJ Golddust Louise
             
Sleipnir Sequoyah   2003 stallion   Black   B-L Rhinestone Kid x Coeur D’Alene
             
Sleipnir Echo’s Finale   2004 stallion   Chestnut   Exquisite Sir Echo x Sleipnir Constellation
             
Sleipnir Zenith        2004 stallion   Bay   B-L Rhinestone Kid x Hip Heath Zanna
             
Triagn Smooth Sailing   2004 mare   Palomino   K – Wood’s Golden Eagle x Playday Rebecca
             
Sleipnir Andromeda   2006 mare   Chestnut   Courage of Sweet Meadow x Sleipnir Constellation
             
Sleipnir Fieldstone   2006 gelding   Bay   B-L Rhinestone Kid x NEJ Golddust Emma
             
Sleipnir Hiwassee   2009 filly   Black   Sleipnir Sequoyah x NEJ Golddust Emma
             
Sleipnir Echo’s Celebrity   2009 filly   Chestnut   Sleipnir Echo’s Finale x Playday Rebecca
             
Sleipnir Double Feature   2010 gelding   Chestnut   Sleipnir Echo’s Finale x Playday Rebecca
             
Sleipnir Resonance   2010 gelding   Chestnut   Sleipnir Echo’s Finale x NEJ Golddust Alice
             
On lease – Morgans:            
May’s Sweetie   1984 mare   Black   Nugget’s Prince x Eck’s Twiggy
             
NEJ Golddust Alice   1993 mare   Chestnut   Golddust Miner M C x May’s Sweetie
             
NEJ Golddust Emma   1996 mare   Black Bay   Golddust Miner M C x May’s Sweetie  
            In foal to Sleipnir Carbon Copy for 2012 
The Denman Family            

Email:    DenmanFam@aol.com

 

423 263 5677

        423 284 0899  cell & text

www.SleipnirMorganHorseFarm.com

Our Current Horses for Sale Chart

Here is a List of the Current Members of Our Herd that are offered for Sale

Our Horses For Sale Chart

                     

Our Bloodlines: UVM  Ulendon Old Government Beamington  Waseeka’s

     

Sleipnir Celestial Array

 

Gelding

2002 

 

Bay

 

Class A caliber

 

14.3 

 

Sleipnir Fieldstone

 

Gelding

2006 

 

Bay

 

Rides & Drives

 

14.3 

 

Sleipnir Double Feature

 

Gelding

2010 

 

Chestnut

 

Class A caliber

     

Sleipnir Resonance

 

Gelding

2010 

 

Chestnut

 

Pair Potential

     

NEJ Golddust Jaxx

 

Gelding

1993 

 

Black 

 

Unused Potential

15 

 

NEJ Golddust Wilbur

 

Gelding

1994

 

Black

 

Unused Potential

15.2 

 

Sleipnir Carbon Copy

 

Stallion

2000 

 

Bay

 

Class A caliber

 

14.3 

 

Sleipnir Sequoyah

 

Stallion

2003 

 

Black

 

Class A caliber

 

14.3 

 

Sleipnir Zenith

 

Stallion

2004

 

Bay

 

Class A caliber

 

14.2 

 

Sleipnir Onstar

 

Mare

 

2003 

 

Black

 

Rides & Drives

 

14.3+

 

Sleipnir Hiwassee

 

Mare

 

2009 

 

Black

 

A treasure

     

Sleipnir Echo’s Celebrity

 

Mare

 

2009 

 

Chestnut

 

Class A caliber

     

NEJ Golddust Sadie

 

Mare

 

1993

 

Black dapple

Bloodlines+

     
Two 2012 Foals Expected                      

all pedigrees on www.allbreedpedigrees.com

         

Stallions: can be Gelded

   No Vices                  

Family Pleasure and Class A national caliber, people-friendly Morgan Horses Available.

GET READY FOR SHOW SEASON, driving local trails, or raising a foal or young horse of your own.

Our herd currently numbers 19.  This includes young horses, horses started  to driving or saddle, finished  show and pleasure morgans all the way to senior citizens; stallions, mares, mares in foal and geldings. Many are for sale, and we sell our best. So far, every morgan horse that we have sold has gone on to a permanent home.  A fact that we are very proud of as Morgan Horse breeders for more than thirty years.  We are a three generation family farm.

We have four stallions available At Stud. Two Bays, One Black, and One Chestnut. Three of the four are available For Sale.  Each one is pleasant, tractable, has great conformation, good movement, and is beautiful. The two bays and the black are the ones for sale.  They could also be gelded, and be spectacular geldings. No vices. Current on all vaccinations and a negative Coggins. Stand for farrier and veterinarian.  All been ridden by amateurs and have been seriously prepared for driving via long-lining +. The black has been in driving training.

There are four geldings also for sale  (Sleipnir Explorer went from the Grand Nationals to a show home):

Two gorgeous, friendly Bays, who are mature and have been ridden in various tack and who both also drive.  One had significant driving training and can be driven by a 4 y/o, as well as being fine for youth and adults. The other has been an In-hand Champion and comes from superior showhorse lines. Again, no vices.  Current on all vaccinations and a negative Coggins. Stand for farrier and veterinarian. Get them now; or compete against them later. Safe for home pleasure driving or Class A national caliber show horses.

Perfect examples of our motto: Family Show Horses : Showy Family Horses.  Ready for their own special humans.

Sleipnir Fieldstone with Mary Kate and Travis, whip

Two younger chestnut geldings. Two years old. Almost a matching pair. Family friendly; Show horse quality. Ready to be finished as an amateur trained pair or professional quality singles. Like the two older bays: Get them now; or compete against them later. Safe for home pleasure driving or Class A national caliber show horses. No vices. Current on all vaccinations and a negative Coggins.  Stand for farrier and veterinarian.

And NOW The MARES: We have a number of lovely ladies available; and some that we would also consider for on-farm Broodmare lease.

We have a spectacular BLACK mare who is a Grand National proven showhorse in Roadster-to-Bike. She has MANY hours of professional training with a well-known driving trainer.  She can alter her speed from him to an amateur owner.  She is also trained for saddle, and is super friendly, and loves carrots!  Safe to hook single-handed…safe to stand in harness…will not balk for amateur handler(s).  Stands for the farrier and veterinarian.  Has trailered locally and long distance with no balking at loading, or hauling. No vices. Current on all vaccinations and a negative Coggins. She will definitely be in the ring for someone this year…make sure that someone is you!

Sleipnir Onstar - Grand National Roadster-to-Bike, Travis Olinger, whip

Some other really nice mares…for pleasure/local homes or the class A show circuit or the breeding shed. Famous bloodlines up close, with the conformation, beauty, movement, presence and human-loving character than are the strong points of the Morgan Horse breed.  Bloodlines that will cross well with all the popular lines.

We also are acting as Agents for another long-time Morgan Horse (driving) Breeding Farm….ask us!!!

Two mares in foal. Both foals will be offered For SALE.  Put a deposit on one, or both, NOW!!

Get your choice now; while there is still time to tune-up for show season.

You may contact Georgia directly by phone, text, (423 284 0899) or email… GLDenman@aol.com

And can also speak to our trainer, Travis by phone (423 341 7930) or email… atolinger@charter.net

Sleipnir Explorer goes to a Show Home in Oklahoma

Sleipnir Explorer, Amber McGee up

Our 2005 Bay gelding, Sleipnir Explorer (B-L Rhinestone Kid x May’s Sweetie) went to Oklahoma City, OK for the Grand National Morgan Horse Show in October, 2011. Several young girls saw him there, and were captivated by him. One young lady, Savannah Mitchell, and her mother Julie, have purchased him.

Explorer, aka “Zippy”, was brokered by Sue Nerland, who had guided our grand-daughter, Amber McGee, in training him; and by Mary Shappee & Gert Shuckhart of Majic Stables, where Explorer went from the show grounds, and where he will remain in training and for Savannah’s lessons.

Sleipnir Explorer and Savannah Mitchell