Roundabout NTR - Circle Aug 19, 2015 10:46:59 GMT -8
Post by Lapis on Aug 19, 2015 10:46:59 GMT -8
Registered Name >> Roundabout NTR
Barn Name >> Circle
Age >> 7 years
Sex >> Mare
Breed >> Haflinger
Breed Registry >> AHR (American Haflinger Registry)
Coat Colour >> Flaxen Chestnut
Stable Colour >> Firebird Red
Height >> 14.2hh
Personality >> Circle's a very spirited, strong-willed and eager to please young horse. She's always rearing and ready to go, and you just couldn't ask for a more enthusiastic little mare, but it's her same tenacious personality that makes her a bit difficult to manage at times, which is surprising to some considering the breed's reputation for being quiet and relaxed. She's a hard worker for sure and almost never backs down from a challenge, no matter how daunting it may seem, but she can get frustrated quickly, especially if she doesn't catch on to learning something new as easily as she thinks she should or when having to repeat the same dull routine over and over again. All in all she does best with a calm, level-headed and fairly confident handler who can steer her back onto the right path with patience and encouragement when her own patience is running thin.
Caution >> She doesn't get along well with most male horses; stallions or geldings, and though she minds her manners when her handler is watching, she has been known to make a pest of herself by kicking and biting when left to her own devices, so it's important to be careful of who she's turned out with or tied next to.
Basic History>> Circle was born and raised on a small but lovely private Haflinger farm out in rural Michigan. She was sort of the black sheep among the other calm, easy tempered and consistently well-mannered mares and foals, but was well loved by her owners for her fiery personality. She was bred to Arno van het Nieshof after being purchased by the academy not only in the hopes of raising another champion, but that Arno's poised levelheadedness will help to balance out the personality of Circle's first foal.
Bred To >> Arno van het Nieshof
Discipline (Level) >> English pleasure, mounted games, pleasure driving (single and pairs)