|Sent: Wednesday, September 26, 2007
Subject: Re: Baron von Snowden
Hi Fredericka & All,
Snowden is my dream horse, simply put. He has taught me so much over
the course of the last four years. Snowden is not only my first
horse, I also bought him, as you know, as a yearling and have tried to
bring him along myself. Not being a trainer or having much
experience, it has been a journey full of trial and error, but one I
would not trade for the world! Snowden is an extremely intelligent
I am happy to say that he has grown into what I consider to be a perfect
horse-- okay--I may be a little biased :) Snowden has talent and is
very athletic. But he is also very trustworthy and as sweet as he can
be. We have quite a bond, Snowy and I, and we both have learned to
trust each other. Snowden's training has gone very slowly, as I am not
very experienced and am learning with him. We are learning dressage
together and I have also started teaching Snowden how to jump now that
he is five. He absolutely LOVES to jump! It is
the cutest thing when riding--the moment he realizes we are headed towards
a jump, up prick his little Friesian ears and I can just feel him
getting excited! I may have a future eventing horse on my hands!!
Snowden has also participated in a couple of clinics with a dressage
trainer/instructor whom I greatly admire and who works predominantly
with Friesians. She has been extremely complimentary of Snowden.
She is actually coming up to my farm from Wellington, FL next weekend for
a clinic here!
In short, Snowden and I are taking our time and allowing ourselves to
develop at our own pace.
I value him as a friend and true partner above all else---he truly is my
Thank you so much again for breeding my wonderful boy!!