Updated For Sale List – Autumn, 2016

SLEIPNIR MORGAN HORSE FARM

 FOR SALE LIST

We currently have 18 Morgan Horses, approximately 1/3 – 1/2 are offered for sale.

Stallions, Mares and Geldings.

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

All pedigree charts available on www.AllBreedPedigree.com  and on the AMHA Registry website.

Sleipnir Onstar, and Sleipnir Fieldstone had been removed from our sales list for family use. If you are interested in purchasing one of them, or other members of the Herd that have been reserved for future use, please feel free to contact us.

We sell our best. We are careful in breeding and choosing new homes for our horses.

For over thirty-six years we could say that all of our horses had gone to permanent loving homes.  In the last couple years, one is at his purchasing agent’s lesson stable, and two are still together in a second permanent home.

Geldings:

Sleipnir Double Feature, 2010 Brown Chestnut gelding,

(Sleipnir Echo’s Finale x Playday Rebecca)

Class A National caliber. Friendly and willing to please.  Basics. Finish to suit your needs.

$5,000.00

Sleipnir Resonance, 2010 Chestnut gelding.  Currently In Training with Mike Wahl, Greenback, Tennessee.

(Sleipnir Echo’s Finale x NEJ Golddust Alice)

Trained to Harness and Saddle by Mike Wahl.  Sweet, friendly guy.  Currently at Mike Wahl Performance Horses, offered For Sale by contacting Mike for more information at 989 450 1925.  Resonance had an eye injury as a youth, but vet cleared re vision. Snapshots available soon from this website. Video and photos available from Mike Wahl.

$7,750.00

Sleipnir Kobayashi Maru, 2012 Black colt, not gelded yet.

(Sleipnir Zenith x NEJ Golddust Alice).

Ready to finish to your interests.

$1,995.00

Mares:

Sleipnir Echo’s Celebrity, 2009 Very Dark Brown Mare.

(Sleipnir Echo’s Finale x Playday Rebecca)

Class A, National Caliber.  Very dark brown…even after Southern Summer in the sun; a bit of white stripe.

$7,750.00

Sleipnir Hiwassee, 2009 Solid Black Mare.

(Sleipnir Sequoyah x NEJ Golddust Emma)

Our last Get of Sequoyah’s.

Basics, Solid, Sweet and Athletic.   In your pocket friendly. Often the first to greet us at the gate.

$4,750.00

Sleipnir Diva, 2012 Fancy Chestnut Mare, with chrome.

(Sleipnir Carbon Copy x Playday Rebecca)

Adorable, friendly, inquisitive filly…diagonal strip, and one white stocking.  Distinctive.

Basics.   Royally bred, National Caliber.  Ready to be someone’s best friend, and partner.

$4,775.00

Sleipnir Star Attraction, 2012 Bay Mare, with star.

(Sleipnir Carbon Copy x NEJ Golddust Emma).

Our last Emma foal.

Dark Bay, with a nice star… Friendly, Talented, with Basics.

$3,295.00

 

Stallions:

Sleipnir Carbon Copy, 2000 Gleaming Mahogany Bay. Athletic.  A visitors’ favorite. Gorgeous.

(B-L Rhinestone Kid x Coeur D’Alene, Breezeway x Oak Hill Perfect Pic, by Funquest Consuelo).

Proven Sire of two charming, lovely fillies.  A gentleman during breeding.

Lots and lots of ground driving training by professionals and amateur owners.

Saddled and ridden by amateurs.

Loves to work; and remembers where he left off.  Deserves a more active partnership, and breeding opportunities.  Has been raising his nephew, Sleipnir Kobayashi Maru, since prior to weaning.

$9,900.00

Sleipnir Zenith, 2004 Bright Bay.

(B-L Rhinestone Kid x Hip Heath Zanna, by Courage of Equinox)

Proven sire of a handsome black colt. A gentleman at breeding.

Talented, Ground drives and saddle work.  Stable manners, or can be turned out.

As handsome as Sleipnir Carbon Copy, but a different build.

$7,700.00

Sleipnir Kobayashi Maru, 2012 Black colt, not gelded yet.

(Sleipnir Zenith x NEJ Golddust Alice).  Our final Alice foal.

Has been pastured with his Uncle, Sleipnir Carbon Copy, our senior stallion. They get along great.

Due to be gelded.  Not rank or vices.

Ready to finish to your interests. $1,995.00 Not yet under deposit, but close.

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 To approved Registered Morgan mares. Live Foal Guarantee.

Mor-ab, or other non-Registered Morgan mares considered on a case by case basis.

We make every effort to have the Current For Sale List, and individual pages of the For Sale Horses updated and in agreement.

Prices and availability subject to change at our discretion.

The Denman Family

Sleipnir Morgan Horse Farm

2214 Columbus Road

Delano, TN, 37325

www.SleipnirMorganHorseFarm.com

and

Georgia’s Morgan Horse Blog

Georgia, Cellular and Texts:  423 284 0899

Email: DenmanFam@aol.com

John, Cellular and Texts:  423 284 0898

Facebook:

Sleipnir Morgan Horse Farm

Georgia Denman

Our motto is:

“Family Show Horses: Showy Family Horses”

 

Probably the largest Herd of Morgan Horses in the South.

Famous Bloodlines in a modern Morgan package.

 

Come see the herd playing in the fields!!!!

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Members of The SLEIPNIR Morgan Horse Herd – 18

 

 

All For Sale horses have asking prices clearly posted.      See our For Sale Page.

All have pedigrees listed on: www.allbreedpedigrees.com

Historic bloodlines as up close as you can get.

Modern horses that look and act like a Morgan.

For over thirty -six years our mission and our motto:

Family Show Horses : Showy Family Horses.

 

4 Stallions:

 

Sleipnir Carbon Copy.  2000 Gorgeous Mahogany Bay      Barn name: Carbon.

(B-L Rhinestone Kid x Coeur d’Alene, by Breezeway).

 

Sleipnir Echo’s Finale. 2004 Handsome Chestnut      Barn name: Echo.

(Exquisite Sir Echo x Sleipnir Constellation, by B-L Rhinestone Kid).

 

Sleipnir Zenith. 2004 Gleaming Bay      Barn name: Zenith.

(B-L Rhinestone Kid x Hip Heath Zanna, by Courage of Equinox).

 

Sleipnir Kobayashi Maru. 2012 Stately Black.     Barn name: Kirk.

(Sleipnir Zenith x NEJ Golddust Alice).

 

3 Geldings:

 

Sleipnir Fieldstone.  2006 Handsome Dark Bay.     Barn name: Fieldstone.

(B-L Rhinestone Kid x NEJ Golddust Emma).

 

Sleipnir Double Feature.  2010 Dark Chestnut     Barn name: D.F.

(Sleipnir Echo’s Finale x Playday Rebecca).

 

Sleipnir Resonance. 2010 Red Chestnut.     Barn name: Resonance.

(Sleipnir Echo’s Finale x NEJ Golddust Alice).

 

11 Mares:

 

Playday Rebecca.  Brown Chestnut Barn name: Becca.

(Stoneholm Taliesin x Stoneholm Alameda).

 

Sleipnir Southern Cross. Dark Bay Barn name: Blaze.

(Great Oaks Mastrcopy x Sleipnir Constellation).

 

Sleipnir Spice On Top.  Fancy chestnut, with chrome. Barn name: Topsie.

(Sleipnir Top Hat, last whole son of Elm Hill High Hat

x U C Cinnamon, by UVM Viking x U C Spicy Lass).

 

Sleipnir Sophisticated Lady. Bright Bay. Barn name: Sophie.

(B-L Rhinestone Kid x Hip Heath Zanna, by Courage of Equinox).

 

Sleipnir Onstar.  Black, with a tiny star.  Barn name: Onstar

(B-L Rhinestone Kid x NEJ Golddust Louise)

 

Triagn Smooth Sailing.  Palomino.  Barn name: CeCe.

(K-Wood’s Golden Eagle x Playday Rebecca).

 

Sleipnir Andromeda.  Dark Brown Chestnut.  Barn name: Andromeda.

(Courage of Sweet Meadow, by Courage of Equinox x Sleipnir Constelaton)

 

Sleipnir Hiwassee.  Very Dark Bay. Barn name: Hiwassee.

(Sleipnir Sequoyah x NEJ Golddust Emma).

 

Sleipnir Echo’s Celebrity. Dark chocolate chestnut.  Barn name: Bree.

(Sleipnir Echo’s Finale x Playday Rebecca).

 

Sleipnir Star Attraction.  Very Dark Bay, with small star. Barn name: Star

(Sleipnir Carbon Copy x NEJ Golddust Emma).

 

Sleipnir Diva. Gorgeous Fancy chestnut with chrome sock. Barn name: Diva.

(Sleipnir Echo’s Finale x Playday Rebecca).

 

Updated For Sale List – Autumn, 2016

SLEIPNIR MORGAN HORSE FARM

 FOR SALE LIST

We currently have 18 Morgan Horses, approximately 1/3 – 1/2 are offered for sale.

Stallions, Mares and Geldings.

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

All pedigree charts available on www.AllBreedPedigree.com  and on the AMHA Registry website.

Sleipnir Onstar, and Sleipnir Fieldstone have been removed from our sales list for family use. If you are interested in purchasing one of them, or other members of the Herd that have been reserved for future use, please feel free to contact us.

We sell our best. We are careful in breeding and choosing new homes for our horses.

For over thirty-six years we could say that all of our horses had gone to permanent loving homes.  In the last couple years, one is at his purchasing agent’s lesson stable, and two are still together in a second permanent home.

Geldings:

Sleipnir Double Feature, 2010 Brown Chestnut gelding,

(Sleipnir Echo’s Finale x Playday Rebecca)

Class A National caliber. Friendly and willing to please.  Basics. Finish to suit your needs.

$5,000.00

Sleipnir Resonance, 2010 Red Chestnut gelding.  Currently In Training with Mike Wahl, Greenback, Tennessee.

(Sleipnir Echo’s Finale x NEJ Golddust Alice)

Trained to Harness and Saddle by Mike Wahl.  Sweet, friendly guy.  Currently at Mike Wahl Performance Horses, offered For Sale by contacting Mike for more information at 989 450 1925.  Resonance had an eye injury as a youth, but vet cleared re vision. Snapshots available soon from this website. Video and photos available from Mike Wahl.

$7,750.00

Sleipnir Kobayashi Maru, 2012 Black colt, not gelded yet.

(Sleipnir Zenith x NEJ Golddust Alice).

Ready to finish to your interests. Not yet on deposit…but probably Sold.

$1,995.00

Mares:

Sleipnir Echo’s Celebrity, 2009 Very Dark Brown, looks Black, Mare.

(Sleipnir Echo’s Finale x Playday Rebecca)

Class A, National Caliber.  Very dark brown, looks Black…even after Southern Summer in the sun; a bit of white stripe.

$7,750.00

Sleipnir Hiwassee, 2009 Solid Black Mare.

(Sleipnir Sequoyah x NEJ Golddust Emma)

Our last Get of Sequoyah’s.

Basics, Solid, Sweet and Athletic.   In your pocket friendly.

$4,750.00

Sleipnir Diva, 2012 Chestnut Mare.

(Sleipnir Carbon Copy x Playday Rebecca)

Adorable, friendly, inquisitive filly…diagonal strip, and one white stocking.  Distinctive.

Basics.   Royally bred, National Caliber.  Ready to be someone’s best friend, and partner.

$4,775.00

Sleipnir Star Attraction, 2012 Bay Mare, with star.

(Sleipnir Carbon Copy x NEJ Golddust Emma).

Our last Emma foal.

Dark Bay, with a nice star… Friendly, Talented, with Basics.

$2,995.00

 

Stallions:

Sleipnir Carbon Copy, 2000 Gleaming Mahogany Bay. Athletic.  A visitors’ favorite. Gorgeous.

(B-L Rhinestone Kid x Coeur D’Alene, Breezeway x Oak Hill Perfect Pic, by Funquest Consuelo).

Proven Sire of two charming, lovely fillies.  A gentleman during breeding.

Lots and lots of ground driving training by professionals and amateur owners.

Saddled and ridden by amateurs.

Loves to work; and remembers where he left off.  Deserves a more active partnership, and breeding opportunities.  Has been raising his nephew, Sleipnir Kobayashi Maru, since prior to weaning.

$9,900.00

Sleipnir Zenith, 2004 Bright Bay.

(B-L Rhinestone Kid x Hip Heath Zanna, by Courage of Equinox)

Proven sire of a handsome black colt. A gentleman at breeding.

Talented, Ground drives and saddle work.  Stable manners, or can be turned out.

As handsome as Sleipnir Carbon Copy, but a different build.

$7,700.00

Sleipnir Kobayashi Maru, 2012 Black colt, not gelded yet.

(Sleipnir Zenith x NEJ Golddust Alice).  Our final Alice foal.

Has been pastured with his Uncle, Sleipnir Carbon Copy, our senior stallion. They get along great.

Due to be gelded.  Not rank or vices.

Ready to finish to your interests. $1,995.00 Not yet under deposit, but close.

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 To approved mares. Live Foal Guarantee.

We make every effort to have the Current For Sale List, and individual pages of the For Sale Horses updated and in agreement.

The Denman Family

Sleipnir Morgan Horse Farm

2214 Columbus Road

Delano, TN, 37325

www.SleipnirMorganHorseFarm.com

and

Georgia’s Morgan Horse Blog

Georgia, Cellular and Texts:  423 284 0899

Email: DenmanFam@aol.com

John, Cellular and Texts:  423 284 0898

Facebook:

Sleipnir Morgan Horse Farm

Georgia Denman

Our motto is:

“Family Show Horses: Showy Family Horses”

 

Probably the largest Herd of Morgan Horses in the South.

Famous Bloodlines in a modern Morgan package.

 

Come see the herd playing in the fields!!!!

Sleipnir Logo Strong and Fleet

Sleipnir Logo
Strong and Fleet

Members of The SLEIPNIR Morgan Horse Herd – 21

All For Sale horses have asking prices clearly posted. See our For Sale Page.

All have pedigrees listed on: www.allbreedpedigrees.com

Historic bloodlines as up close as you can get.

Modern horses that look and act like a Morgan.

 

For over thirty years our mission and our motto:

Family Show Horses : Showy Family Horses.

 

4 Stallions:

 

Sleipnir Carbon Copy. Barn name: Carbon.

(B-L Rhinestone Kid x Coeur d’Alene, by Breezeway).

 

Sleipnir Echo’s Finale. Barn name: Echo.

(Exquisite Sir Echo x Sleipnir Constellation, by B-L Rhinestone Kid).

 

Sleipnir Zenith. Barn name: Zenith.

(B-L Rhinestone Kid x Hip Heath Zanna, by Courage of Equinox).

 

Sleipnir Kobayashi Maru. Barn name: Kirk.

(Sleipnir Zenith x NEJ Golddust Alice).

 

4 Geldings:

 

Sleipnir Celestial Array. Barn name: Array.

(Hylee The Rage x Sleipnir Constellation, by B-L Rhinestone Kid)

 

Sleipnir Fieldstone.  Barn name: Fieldstone.

(B-L Rhinestone Kid x NEJ Golddust Emma).

 

Sleipnir Double Feature.  Barn name: D.F.

(Sleipnir Echo’s Finale x Playday Rebecca).

 

Sleipnir Resonance. Barn name: Resonance.

(Sleipnir Echo’s Finale x NEJ Golddust Alice).

 

13 Mares:

 

Sleipnir Constellation. (Constelaton on pedigree). Barn name: Connie.

(B-L Rhinestone Kid x U C Spicy Lass).

 

Coeur d’Alene. Barn name: Alene.

(Breezeway x Oak Hill Perfect Pic, by Funquest Consuelo, out of a Mor-Ayr Supreme daughter).

 

Playday Rebecca.  Barn name: Becca.

(Stoneholm Taliesin x Stoneholm Alameda).

 

Sleipnir Southern Cross. Barn name: Blaze.

(Great Oaks Mastrcopy x Sleipnir Constellation).

 

Sleipnir Spice On Top.  Barn name: Topsie.

(Sleipnir Top Hat, last whole son of Elm Hill High Hat

x U C Cinnamon, by UVM Viking x U C Spicy Lass).

 

Sleipnir Sophisticated Lady.  Barn name: Sophie.

(B-L Rhinestone Kid x Hip Heath Zanna, by Courage of Equinox).

 

Sleipnir Onstar.  Barn name: Onstar

(B-L Rhinestone Kid x NEJ Golddust Louise)

 

Triagn Smooth Sailing.  Barn name: CeCe.

(K-Wood’s Golden Eagle x Playday Rebecca).

 

Sleipnir Andromeda.  Barn name: Andromeda.

(Courage of Sweet Meadow, by Courage of Equinox x Sleipnir Constelaton)

 

Sleipnir Hiwassee.  Barn name: Hiwassee.

(Sleipnir Sequoyah x NEJ Golddust Emma).

 

Sleipnir Echo’s Celebrity. Barn name: Bree.

(Sleipnir Echo’s Finale x Playday Rebecca).

 

Sleipnir Star Attraction.  Barn name: Star

(Sleipnir Carbon Copy x NEJ Golddust Emma).

 

Sleipnir Diva. Barn name: Diva.

(Sleipnir Echo’s Finale x Playday Rebecca).

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

Morgan Horse Ad: U C Spicy Lass, 2nd of 2

3 photo ad with spicy & girls

June, 1983 Ad in the Morgan Horse Featuring our spectacular Family Friendly Morgan Mare, U C Spicy Lass

and our daughters.

Photos of Elizabeth, Caitrin, and Britta from Maine Morgan Horse Show, 1981.

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

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.
and
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.