Horse Sale

Griffin Valley Ranch will be hosting a horse sale Saturday September 7th at 12pm here at Griffin Valley Ranch.  Horses will be available for viewing on the 7th starting at 10:00am. 

We have many great children's horses, adult beginner, novice and a few advanced horses.  All have been proven reliable and safe children's camp horses.  

We welcome anyone interested in our horses to come out and see them in action!!!  We will be operating our summer camps for the remainder of the summer with these horses.  Feel free to come out and see them.  

 

MEET THE HORSES!

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Corona - 19 Years Old

She is a bay quarter horse mare that is 14.3hh. She is a well broke and sweet tempered horse with lovely gaits. She ties well and is good with her feet. Corona is brave on trails as well as in the arena. She has been used around a lot of small ponies and children. Prior to arriving at our ranch, she had experience with western reining and leg work.

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Nikki - 15 Years Old

Nikki is a 15 year old black quarter horse cross mare that is 14.2hh. She has had experience with intermediate teenage riders and goes well in both the arena and on trails. She neck reins, is easy to catch, ties well and is good with her feet. She has had no soundness or health issues. She would be the perfect horse for anyone looking for a mild-mannered pleasure horse.

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Rusty - 10 Years Old

A sorrel gelding pony that is 12hh. He has experience doing pony lead arounds at Stampede breakfasts, as well as with young children in summer camps. Does well being alone, which makes him a great starter horse for a novice to intermediate rider.

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Ghost - 12 Years Old

Ghost is a grey Shetland pony gelding that is 10.1hh and 12 years old. He has experience doing Stampede breakfast pony leads, as well as with young children in summer camps. He is easy to catch, ties well and is good for the farrier. He would make a lovely lead-around pony or companion horse for any sized herd.

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Lil' Navajo - 16 Years Old

Lil' Navajo is a 11.3hh, 14 year old red and white pinto shetland pony mare. She has been used as a kids pony in our summer camps. She also has experience doing the Stampede breakfast pony leads. She is very quiet and comfortable around lots of small children, as well as, larger horses. She is easy to catch, ties well and is good for the farrier. She would be perfect for a small novice rider looking to start learning to ride on their own.

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Wicket - 13 Years Old

Wicket is a black Shetland pony gelding that is 10hh and is 13 years old. He has experience doing Stampede breakfast pony leads, as well as being ridden by young riders during summer camps. He is easy to catch, ties well and is good for the farrier. He has a super quiet, has a sweet personality and would make a wonderful riding companion for any young child.

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Koda - 12 Years Old

Koda is a 10.1hh, year old black and white pinto shetland pony. He has been used as a kids pony in our summer camps. He also has experience doing Stampede breakfast pony leads. He is easy to catch, ties well and is good for the farrier. He is quiet around children and other horses. Koda would be the perfect pony to have for leading young children on and for them to start riding on their own.

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Sheriff - 10 Years Old

Sheriff is a brown and white pinto pony that is 11.3hh and is 10 years old. He has experience on trails and in the arena. He is easy to catch, ties well and is good with his feet. He has experience leading trails and being around lots of big and small horses and children. He has a great personality and loves to work. He has has no soundness or health issues. He is perfect for a smaller confident rider who is looking to build skills.

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The General - 12 Years Old

The General is a grey gelding pony that is 10.1hh and is 12 years old. He has had experience on trails and in the arena. He is easy to catch, and ties well. General has done well at Stampede breakfast pony leads and as a leader horse for our summer camps. He is lots of fun to ride and could make a great gymkhana pony. He has good gaits, is super cute and is very brave. He would be best suited for a small intermediate rider looking for a more challenging pony.

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Geronimo - 15 Years Old

Geronimo is a 12 year old 11.3hh Appaloosa gelding. He has experience on trails and in the arena. He has a calm demeanor, ties well, is easy to catch and is good with his feet. He has had no soundness or health issues. He would be best suited for a smaller intermediate rider looking for a fun and mildly challenging pony!

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Apachie - 19 Years Old

Apachie is an appaloosa gelding that is 13.2hh and 19 years old. He has experience on trails and the arena in summer camp. He is easy catch, ties well and is good for the farrier. He has a very sweet personality, is super quiet and is very patient with children. He would be best suited for a beginner to intermediate rider who is looking for a companion to learn from and love.

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JP - 13 Years Old

JP (Junior Prince) is a black and white gelding that is 12.2hh and 13 years old. He has experience with children in summer camp, on trail rides, and arena riding. He is easy to catch, ties well and is good for the farrier. He is very quiet and loves being around people. He is gentle around children and would be a wonderful beginner horse for any young rider.

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Jellybean - 6 Years Old

Jellybean is a sorrel mare that is 13hh and 6 years old. She has a curious and cute personality. She is well started but is still green broke. She loves to work, is brave on trails and knows all her gaits. She is confident when ridden alone or with a group. She has been used as a leader horse in our summer camps, and is quiet around other horses and children. She is easy to catch and ties well. She is very calm and a fast learner, showing great improvement with every ride. She has had no soundness or health issues. She would be best suited for an experienced rider looking for a project pony.

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Cherokee - 20 Years Old

An appaloosa gelding horse that is 14hh. He has had experience on trails and in the arena. He has a smooth and energetic gait. He would be best suited for a confident intermediate to advanced. He ties and tacks well, and is easy to catch.

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Nutmeg - 14 Years Old

Nutmeg ia a 14hh, 14 year old Arabian sorrel mare. She has been ridden by intermediate riders during summer camp and by leaders. She rides well in both the arena and on trails. She neck reins and would make a good gymkhana pony for a younger rider. She is easy to catch, ties well, and has no soundness issues. She is brave on trails and crosses through water and mud. Her gaits are quick but comfortable to ride. She would be best suited for a young and confident intermediate rider looking for a fun pony to ride! 

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Slate - 16 Years Old

Slate is a 15.1hh, 16 year old grey mare. She has been used as a child's horse in summer camp in both the arena and on trails. She is easy to catch, ties well, and is good for the farrier. She is quiet around kids and smaller ponies. She would be perfect for a novice to intermediate rider looking for a horse to learn from and love!

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Pontiac - 17 Years Old

aPontiac is a 16 hand appaloosa gelding. He is a forward horse and well behaved in a arena. Pontiac has wonderful ground manners, ties well and is good with his feet. Pontiac has a basic understanding of leg aids and knows his leads. He is brave, can be ridden alone or with a group, and is comfortable around cattle. He is well suited to an confident intermediate to advanced rider who is looking for a fun arena horse with lots of go!

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Stella - 15 Years Old

Stella is a 15 year old 14.2hh Arabian mare. She enjoys trail rides and arena work. She is easy to catch, is good for the farrier and responds well to neck reining. She has a super sweet attitude, is patient and loves to work. She is fearless on the trails, focused in the arena, and is used to being around lots of small ponies and children. She's been ridden in the winter out in her pasture as well as bareback. She has had no soundness or health issues. She is best suited for an intermediate or advanced rider looking for a well broke horse with some go!

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Odyssey - 15 Years Old

Odyssey is an Arabian flea bitten grey that is 14.3hh and 15 years old. She has experience on trails and in the arena. She has experience around children during summer camp and has young intermediate riders ride her. She is easy to catch, ties well and is good for the farrier. She neck reins well and can be ridden bareback. She can be ridden english and has the potential to be a good hunter-jumper. She would be best suited for a novice or intermediate rider looking for an arena or trail horse.

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Odie - 16 Years Old

A sandy dun gelding horse that is 15.1hh. He has experience leading trails, in the arena, as well as being around lots of horses and kids during summer camp. He has a sweet personality. He is western trained and has experience with ranch work/feed lot, neck reins well, and has the potential to be a roping horse. He has good gaits at the walk, trot, and lope. He tacks well and is good with his feet. He is best suited for an intermediate rider.

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Kokanee - 8 Years Old

Kokanee is a 8 year old 14.3hh gelding. He has experience on trails and in the arena. He ties well, neck reins, is good with his feet and is easy to catch. He is very brave on the trails and easy to maneuver in the arena. He is super cute, loves being around people and has a cuddly personality. He is best suited for a confident intermediate rider that is looking to develop their skills and those of their horse!

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Cleo - 18 Years Old

Cleo is a 15hh, 17 year old flea-bitten grey mare. She has been used as a staff and kids horse at our summer camps. She is western broke, neck reins well and understands leg aids. She is brave on trails and in the arena, can be ridden alone or with a group. Cleo is easy to catch, ties well and is good for the farrier. She is very quiet but when asked can work hard. She is comfortable around cattle and has been used for traditional middle eastern weddings. She's been caught and ridden in the field in all seasons and has been a great horse to use for gymkhana games. She can also be ridden bareback with just a halter! She would be perfect for an intermediate rider looking for a horse to learn from and love.

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Aussie - 23 Years Old

Aussie is a 14.2hh, 17 year old black and white pinto mare. She has been used as a staff and kids horse in summer camps. She is quiet around children and small ponies. She is easy to catch, has lovely ground manners, ties well and is good for the farrier. She is brave on trails and can be ridden alone or with a group. She is western broke and neck reins well with experience in the arena. She has had no soundness or health issues. She would be perfect for a novice to intermediate pleasure rider looking for a companion.

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Chester - 12 Years Old

Chester is a sorrel gelding that is 15hh and 12 years old. He has experience on trails and in the arena. He is easy to catch, ties well and is good for the farrier. He has had no soundness or health issues. He has good gaits at the walk, trot, and lope. He is best suited for a confident intermediate to advanced rider looking for an energetic and fun horse. He is comfortable around cows and he can neck rein. He is brave, able to be ridden alone or with a group.

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Echo - 7 Years Old

A perlino mare horse that is 15hh. She  is a registered quarter horse full of potential. She was started by a professional trainer and it shows. Her gaits are smooth and effortless. She is well built. Her kind and gentle demeanor makes her easy to train and work with. She is comfortable around cows and is a pleasure to ride on trails and in the arena. She would be well suited for an intermediate to advanced rider looking for a companion horse to learn from and ride. 

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Bennie - 19 Years Old

Bennie is a sooty buckskin mare that is 14.3hh. She is well broke with lovely gaits. She has reining experience. She knows her stuff in the arena and is comfortable to ride. She is very responsive to leg commands. She has been used around many small ponies and children on trails and in the arena. Bennie ties well and is good with her feet.

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Pocahontas - 17 Years Old 

A leopard appaloosa mare horse that is 15hh. She is great on trails and goes well in the arena. She handles well on the ground and loves to be brushed. She has good gaits at the walk, trot, and lope. She is good for the farrier. She is not afraid of cows and has the potential to neck rein. She is best suited for a novice to intermediate rider.

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Redman - 24 Years Old 

A red roan gelding horse that is 15.1hh. He has experience in children’s summer camps, on trails, and in the arena. He has a calm and gentle personality. He is easy to catch, tack and tie. Easy to ride and maneuver with good walking, trotting, and loping gaits. He would be best suited for a confident novice to intermediate rider.

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Tatanka - 20 Years Old

Tatanka is a 15.3hh, 20 year old red and white pinto gelding. He has been used as a kids horse in our summer camps. He is super calm around children and other horses or ponies. He is easy to catch, ties well and is good for the farrier. He is western broke and neck reins well. He has been ridden on trails and in the arena, as well as for gymkhana games. He has had no soundness or health issues. Tatanka would be a perfect fit for a novice rider looking for a horse to learn from and love. Fun fact, Tatanka means “buffalo”.

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Archie - 17 Years Old

A appaloosa gelding horse that is 16.1hh. He has experience with beginner to intermediate riders during summer camps. He does well on trails and in the arena. He has a gentle personality and is very loving. He would be a lovely horse for a younger rider and will be wonderful in any sized herd. Before coming to our ranch, he starred in movies. 

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Nevada - 16 Years Old

Nevada is a sorrel mare that is 14.3hh and 16 years old. She is mild mannered and has confidence on trails and in the arena. She is easy to catch, ties well and is good for the farrier. She neck reins, has been around cows and has nice gaits. She is brave and comfortable being ridden alone or with a group. She is quiet with children and small ponies, as well as with big horses and adults. She would make a lovely horse for a novice or intermediate rider looking for a horse to learn from and love.

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Sage - 17 Years Old

Sage is a 14.3hh, 17 years old buckskin mare. She has been used as a leader horse during our summer camps, which has proven her capability to behave well around children and other horses. She has a very kind and gentle personality. She neck reins well and is responsive to leg commands. She is easy to catch and ties well. She is quiet, and is comfortable around cattle. She has roped dummy cows before and is brave on trails. Her gaits at the walk, trot and lope are comfortable. She can be ridden bareback. In the arena, she is focused and willing to work. She can be ridden both alone and in groups. She has no soundness issues. She would be best suited for an intermediate rider.

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Sam 

Sam is a fancy appaloosa gelding. He has been used as an intermediate summer camp horse. He is good around other horses and children. He is brave on trails and leads lines nicely. He he brave and non-spooky on trails and is comfortable riding around big machinery. He ties well and is good for the farrier. He has no soundness issues or health issues. He neck reins well and has been ridden in an arena. He would be a wonderful horse for an intermediate rider looking for one fabulous horse!

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Doc - 14 Years Old

Doc is an Arabian sorrel gelding that is 14.1hh and is 14 years old. He has experience with trail and arena riding. He has an energetic personality and loves to work. He has nice gaits, is easy to catch, ties well and is good for the farrier. He is brave on the trails and a quick study in the arena. He is comfortable around cows and can be ridden alone or with a group. He would be a nice arena or trail horse for an intermediate to advanced rider looking to learn with.

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Sophie - 20 Years Old

Sophie is a black and white pinto mare that is 15hh and 20 years old. She has experience with children’s summer camps and handles well around the children. She is easy to catch, ties well and has been used for farrier schools. She is responsive and forgiving to young riders who are just learning to ride. She would be perfect for a young rider looking for an occasional horse to learn on and love.

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Sioux - 23 Years Old

A bay mare horse that is 14.2hh. She has experience with young beginner riders during summer camp, performing well on trails and in the arena. She is calm and well mannered. She tacks and ties well, and is good with farrier. She would be best for a young rider looking to build skills and have a wonderful companion. 

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The Colonel - 18 Years Old

Colonel is an 18 year old sorrel gelding that is 17hh. He fits the “gentle giant” description perfectly, as he has done well with children riding him in summer camp. He also leads trails nicely, walking through puddles and mud with ease. He would be a lovely buy for anyone looking for a large smooth gait to take on pleasure rides. Ties well, is easy to catch and is super quiet.

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