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TN Walker pictures Picture of TN Walkers   Your competition will Panic.....Widespread Panic is a product
  of our breeding program. He is one of the smoothest horses I have
  ever ridden with a gait to make him a serious liteshod competitor.
  Very light in the mouth-- beautiful, proud, confident, and easy for
  anyone to ride. He is also one of the best trail horses I've been on in
  the woods. Sired by Prime Design, 1988 three y/o world champ
  and out of our beloved Delight's Miss Missie..... Smile every time
  you get on and ride. 15.1 hands.  Foaled 07/98   
  Baby Pictures       Head Picture   

 

 Ain't He just Grand...
Grandy Andy is one absolutely beautiful guy and he's as
 beautiful on the inside as the outside.  Rarely, in my horse life, have I ever come
 across a horse that I saw as being even half as beautiful in every way as my one
 and only "Wildman" but this boy is mighty close.  And it's really no surprise as
 he is Ebony Collector bred just like my Wildy and his momma was one of the top
 producing mares ever documented in the TWHBEA.  He's got such a wonderful
 mind and disposition that, while I am certain there is somebody out there who
 couldn't ride him, I can't imagine anyone who wouldn't love and get along with
 him.  His gait is wonderful at every speed and I find myself not wanting to get off
 of him and just keep riding.  Andy has been taught to park out, side pass, and of
 course he does all the routine stuff that every great horse partner should do such
 as stand perfectly still to mount/dismount, bathe, clip, load, shoe, etc just like the
 perfect gentlman he is.  It is doubtful that I will ever have the opportunity to offer
 such an incredible horse as this again since these bloodlines are all but extinct.
 He'll walk as slowly as you like for as long as you like or gladly step up and get
 on down the trail/road for the asking.  It's so comfortable at any speed that it's
 so much fun you, too, will find yourself wanting to continue on riding for as long
 as possible.  Andy stands a stoutly built 15.1-15.2h but seems even bigger when
 I am on top riding and those keen little ears are always pricked forward except
 for when I talk to him and he turns an ear momentarily to listen.  There are many
 "Grand" things like the "Opry", "Central Station", and more but for my money
 the Grandest of all would be "Andy"... Grandy Andy...  SOLD
 Reg. TWHBEA  
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And the Eyes have it... "
Mickey Blue Eyes " is anything but a "wiseguy" even
 though he is one tough cookie.  He's a 8y/o smooth riding trail guy with a heart as big
 as Texas and a disposition sweeter than Halloween candy.  At a very sharp made 15.1h,
 he is plenty of horse for most sized riders and he doesn't mind working all day long and
 into the night, if need be.  But don't think that means he is not equally happy to walk
 down slowly on a loose rein with all the folks that just want to ease along the trail, even
 those quarter horse people who still haven't learned that trotting is a drag.  Mickey has
 ridden some of Tennessee's toughest trails and never batted one of those beautiful Blue
 eyes at the hard work and tackled it all with confidence and precision. His gait is a true
 4 beat saddle horse gait that rides like glass and he carries himself so proudly that most
 anyone who sees him pass will comment on his stylish way of going.  I love riding him
 for many reasons that include his technical prowess on the trail, wonderful manners on
 the ground and under saddle, his high headed way of holding himself, and yet he is so
 easy in the mouth he'll ride as well in an "offset D snaffle" with no curb as he does in
 the usual "Argentine snaffle" in which I ride all of my guys.  This boy is one of those
 that really is the "total package" from looks to gait to disposition to ability and back
 again.  He is a breeze to handle doing anything you might have on the schedule for the
 day and your farrier will absolutely love him, and you.  Mickey is going to put a giant
 smile on the face of whoever chooses him as their next trail/pleasure/life partner and
 he truly is one of the "Goodfellas"...SOLD  Alt. Picture1 2 3 4 5  Head Picture1 2 3 4
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 Freckles is a beautiful Chocolate Mocha coloring
 Pretty as a specked pup... Freckled Cassanova  is more talented than pretty so
 you can just imagine what an incredible ride he'll be, and the videos below show
 a glimpse of how he tackles any/everything on the trail. He's a 4y/o, 15.1h TWH
 with an awesome disposition and a gait that is as smooth as silk and just as easy
 to ride. He's fast becoming one of my personal favorites to take out because if I'm
 in a "take it easy and slow" mood he's a perfect ride and if I happen to be in one
 of those "let's get busy and tackle the hills and woods" mood he's the perfect guy
 for that as well.  His gait is one of those floating on a cloud rides from the slowest
 walk right on up to the top end and his mouth is so soft and responsive that you
 can almost look at the reins and he gives. Freckles has a rock solid mind and he's
 been steady in every situation we've encountered from wildlife to high wind to all
 manner of traffic and just takes it all in stride. Water, ditches, logs, dogs, rough
 terrain and about anything else we can have happen here in our world is just a
 walk in the park for a guy like Freckles. And I have his brother coming up right
 behind him so there's more of this good stuff coming. They share the same great
 bloodlines that so many of my horses share and it seems that they always make a
 great trail/pleasure partner and companion. One of the traits I want in all of the
 horses I bring up is a great student and Freckles would get straight A's in every
 subject. He'd also be the teacher's pet because he's a lover and really gets into his
 person which is also one of my important criteria. If you imagine yourself on this
 boy you'll be having some serious fun and good times. The folks at Westminster
 Kennel Club better be glad he's a horse and not a pup because he'd easily take
 "Best in Show" honors every time ...  
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 Cassanova's Pretty Boy (Freckles brother) ...
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 This boy has markings as unique as Mystic River...
 He loves Yankees, too... Reb It Up 
 4y/o, 14.3h smooth gentle beauty... 
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 Get you some Boo... "The Bronze Booyah" is one very special guy to me and as the
 name Booyah implies, he brings some very special joy to his person and their life.
 Boo is a one of a kind horse who will make that very special horseperson the best
 of partners and companions. His story is very unique for me as he was purchased as
 a 2.5y/o colt who had literally never been touched or handled since birth. He'd also
 never been registered at that time so until I did his paperwork and DNA to get him
 officially registered with the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders Assocoation I never
 knew what his bloodlines were. And since I am very funny about what bloodlines
 I choose that was unusual for me. But he, and a Golden brother, seemed to need me
 so they were purchased and the adventure began. I utilized principles from all of
 the clinicians out there in order to bring these boys to a point where I could begin
 saddle work and riding.  The reward has been well worth the effort and Booyah has
 become quite a special horse. He has a wonderful heart & disposition to compliment
 his beautiful looks. He is an awesome trail and woods horse and has excellent trail
 skills taking on even the most difficult challenges carefully. He walks up the steepest
 terrain one step at a time never rushing and keeping his footing solid & steady. His
 slow walk is very comfortable to ride and his trail gait is very nice to ride.  Boo
 is the kind of horse that needs someone who is looking to really love him because he
 thrives on that interaction. He has always given 100% and done his best to learn each
 and every lesson presented and he has passed every class easily. He stands a stoutly
 built 14.2h and at coming 8y/o he is probably near the optimum size he'll ever be.
 Just like all of my horses, he will stand perfectly still for mounting and wait until he
 has been asked to move (after he flexes both ways) before taking a step. Even after
 an extended layoff he has always gone back to work like he didn't miss a day but he
 enjoys regular interaction with his person, even if you don't ride.  Of course he does
 all the routine stuff like a champ so it's always fun to spend the day with him doing
 whatever you choose from trailering out for a nice ride or giving him a bath so that
 beautiful color shines.  He really thrives on attention and being loved on so the more
 time you spend with  him the more you'll love being with him.  While gold is always
 nice to have, some Bronze Booyah is so much better... SOLD
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 8/26/16.. I am so very happy that Boo has been selected to be a part a a wonderful
 new family.  He is so very blessed to begin this new chapter in his life and I just
 know that an adventure is about to begin.  This is awesome....



 These two beautiful boys are full brothers and
 have both beautiful looks and minds to match.


 
 He ain't heavy, He's my brother... These two awesome boys were hand raised
 and loved by their breeder until I purchased and brought them home to be part
 of my family here at Evening Shade Farm. They had been handled lovingly and
 gently their entire lives but had not been put under saddle to learn all the various
 ins and outs of being a great trail partner and companion. Now 4 and 5 years old,
 they have turned into some of the best I've ever had the pleasure and priviledge
 to offer for consideration. Who Dat (the black/white 15h 4y/o) and Duggie (the 
 bay/white 15h 5y/o) have some of the sweetest dispositions that any horses could
 ever have and the type of willingness that makes trail riding some of the best fun
 to be had while dressed. They both finished their ground work with the ease you
 would expect from great minded horses and went to work under saddle like they'd
 done it all before in another life. And they just keep progressing with each ride. I
 would love it if there had been a third brother just like them and he'd be here, too.
 From the pasture or stall to the trail and back again, they both make it all so easy
 and simple. All the routine stuff like bathing/clipping/shoeing/loading/etc are all
 done with zero problems. Out on the trail they take on whatever challenge is out
 in front of them with confidence and even if something odd does come up, and it
 invariably will, they stop still/take it in and then move on as asked.  I've done
 about all of it from water to downed logs and ditches to hills to pastures and even
 some urban riding and these boys make it all enjoyable just like all the really good
 ones do. Once again they prove that a beautiful mind wins out over all else even
 when you get a later start out in life. Heck, I wish there'd been a dozen brothers
 because guys like these are hard to find and I'd have 'em all...
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 A Perfect Ten... Diez came to Evening Shade Farm when he was just a yearling
 and lived the life of leisure until he was about 2 1/2y/o.  Then he started school and
 proved to be what I had always hoped which was a Straight A student.  He has every
 quality looked for and needed in a great trail and pleasure partner from his quite
 obvious extremely handsome looks to the near perfect saddle gait and has one of the
 most awesome dispositions anyone could hope to find.  His manners are impeccable
 and it really doesn't matter what you may be wanting to do for the day because he is
 agreeable to anything you might have planned.  Dizzy is very sturdy 15h and at 9y/o   
 he has all the best yet to come.  He'll direct rein or neck reins the best and once you
 get in the groove with him you can ride him by just shifting your body/weight in the
 saddle and he knows just what you want.  I would compare him to a great sports car
 in the way he handles because it almost seems like he's wearing the trail instead of
 just going down the trail.  His intuition kind of reads your mind once you really get
 in sync with him, so the rides are just incredible.  There seems to be no terrain that he
 can't easily handle and he's so surefooted that it seems like you are glued to the trail.
 He will gladly walk down slowly on a relaxed rein but he doesn't mind gaiting for as
 far as you may want to go and he also has a nice relaxed short lope that you can use
 once you really get used to him.  I would describe Dizzy as confident, cool headed,
 steady as a rock in any situation to which I have ever exposed him and he has been
 asked for quite a lot from time to time while playing off the trail in the rough stuff.  I
 think whoever is lucky enough to spend their life with him will fully agree that while
 eights and nines are fine, nothing beats a perfect Ten... SOLD
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 These pictures show Dizzy at 3y/o and it's so obvious that he has been a gorgeous
 guy his entire life.  He's even more handsome now.  Alt. Picture1 2 3  Head Picture  
 
 These pictures show Dizzy today and you can see just how much he has matured
 physically.  He's even more handsome.   Alternate Picture1 2 3  Head Picture1 2 3

 
 
 It's a Black Tie affair... "
Tennessee Tuxedo" makes every trail ride seem like the time
 of your life and it ain't just the tuxedo that's doing it. I have raised this boy up from a
 yearling and it has certainly been worth the wait for him to bloom.  Tux is now a 4y/o
 and at 14.3h, he's a great size for that rider who likes a horse that is easy to mount from
 the ground without a step, log, etc.  All of my horses are laid back in disposition but this
 boy is really laid back which would make him great for that novice or timid rider that
 isn't looking for a horse that wants to get up and go.  He's not a dead head but he is
 totally content to walk all day everywhere you might go.  Nothing so far has ever made
 him uneasy and no matter what has come along he acts as though he's seen it or been
 around it before.  Tux loves a bath, loads/unloads with ease, stands stock still to mount
 and dismount, is simple to clip/shoe/groom or just about anything else you might dream
 up to do with him.  Traffic, dogs, debris, etc. have always been non-issues with him and
 so I have been able to ride along and enjoy "whatever" while in the saddle.  I seem to
 say over and over how great this young horse or that young horse is, but it really isn't
 magic or bragging on myself because the truly rock solid horses are born, not made. He
 may be one of the most steady minded horses of any age that I have ever had to offer.
 And I search very diligently to locate that type horse and through the years have gotten
 even more selective when choosing my horses to be offered.  This boy is no exception
 and I am glad he's here.  Why just rent a Tux when you can own one... SOLD
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All Aboard!!!... Color Train is one ride you won't want to miss because it's
 some kind of fun.  This absolutely beautiful 15.1 hand 6y/o will get you into and
 back out of the station in some real style.  His gait is one of those "to die for" super
 smooth/easy that he'll do for the asking any time and it doesn't require any special
 skills or techniques to ride.  Train is incredibly sweet/affectionate/loving and that
 makes horse partnering time especially special.  He's extremely careful and sure
 footed out on the trail and seems at ease in any type terrain we've encountered from
 flat and open to hilly/rocky/muddy and all the rest of the stuff we ride through here
 in Tennessee.  His mind is rock solid and steady so you don't have to constantly be
 worrying about what might pop up out of the brush or come down the trail.  Train is
 equally at home riding in an urban setting where we can encounter cars, 4 wheelers,
 bikes, hikers, mailboxes, you name it.  He also neck reins the best which is handy,
 although not necessary, to enjoy a great ride because the real key to a horse that
 handles well is having teeth professionally done and being taught to have a soft and
 responsive feel. That is something every horse at Evening Shade Farm is taught to
 know.  Walking down slowly on a loose rein is never an issue so if you ride with a
 few of those folks who still haven't learned the joy of riding a gaited horse, it'll be
 no problem.  But you ought to at least try and convince them to give up trotting, lol.
 Don't mess around and let this Train leave the station before you get on.  Be your
 own Conductor so you've always got a ticket to ride the Color Train.... SOLD
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When only the best will do... "Walkin' in Platinum"  living at your house and
 being your trail partner might just put a bigger smile on your face than a trip to the
 finest Jewelery Store.  He's a beautiful Palomino and White 3y/o who is fast becoming
 one of the nicest trail horses to be found.  Once he sheds out, that beautiful color will
 really stand out and he'll be turning heads everywhere he's ridden.  KK has a great
 gait at any speed and while he's always happy to walk down the trail, he's equally
 happy to gait whenever asked.  His disposition is wonderful and he has a rock solid
 mind.  He remains calm, cool headed, and steady in any type riding environment so
 it's always a simple pleasure to saddle him up and ride.  At 15.3h and a little more to
 grow, KK is a great size and can carry most anyone with ease.  I always hear from
 folks wanting a great 8-10 y/o horse because they have been conditioned to believe
 that age makes horses great.  It does not.  The really great aged horses were really
 great young horses, just like KK, who haven't been messed up by someone in their
 life, however well meaning, that just did the wrong stuff.  I would gladly take a dozen
 more just like this one but they are getting harder and harder to find.  He does all
 the routine daily stuff like a gentleman and while he's not the best housekeeper in
 his stall, he ain't the worst either.  Loading, unloading, standing to mount, walking
 off on a loose rein, and all the other things looked for in a great partner are all
 standard equipment on my horses and KK is no exception.  Nothing is much better
 than getting to grow with a great young horse.  Why not just go ahead and treat
 yourself to one of the finer things in life...Put some Platinum in your trailer... SOLD
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 Make your own weather... "Generating a Storm"   is one of the simplest and most fun
 horses that I have ever ridden.  For my personal taste, I would rate him right up there
 with my own "not for sale at any price" LS and that's a tall order to fill.  He is sweet
 and gentle from A to Z and everything in between.  Woody trailers so quietly that you
 may stop to check and make sure he's still in there and once you get ready to saddle up
 to ride, he's patient and easy.  But now is when the real fun begins because this boy is
 one of the best you could hope to trail ride.  He takes on any terrain with ease and it
 doesn't matter if you're going up or down or on flat ground he'll negotiate every step
 just as solid and steady as walking around the barn.  I presonally love dropping off
 steep stuff more than climbing, and while he can easily power walk up the steepest
 challenge, when he heads off and down it's like he shifts gears automatically and just
 crawls down like a spider on a curtain.  Woody is happy in a stall and also makes a
 wonderful pasture mate for every horse with whom he has shared the space and never
 has he kicked or charged anyone here.  Given his registered name, the most natural
 nickname would have been Stormy but this gentleman is anything but a "Stormy" and
 I would take this wonderful disposition every day of the year.  At 5y/o and 15.1-15.2h,
 he's just about the perfect size and build for most anyone.  His gait is totally awesome
 and he has a wonderful little short lope if needed, but with his gait I'd rarely ever find
 a reason to lope.  And to top all that off, Woody neck reins for easy one hand riding
 which frees up the other hand for whatever you choose.  You'll never need to chcck the
 forecast 'cause the weather is always perfect for riding Woody... SOLD
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 Perfect vacation every time... Katmandu is one of those incredible type
 horse partners that is just about the perfect fit for any level rider.  For the newer
 rider he's as calm, quiet, easy going as you could probably find to ride and yet
 if a seasoned rider wants to get out there and explore he's got you covered.  Kat
 is a 6y/o, 15.3h who acts like he could be 25y/o if you went by disposition, mind,
 or any other barometer you want to use to size him up.  His gait is super solid
 four beat and he doesn't mind walking down as slow as a snail or stepping it up
 and moving on down the trail.  He's tackled some of Tennessee's toughest trails
 and always performed as needed but also plenty happy to take a leisurely hack
 around the road or field if you just want to climb on for a little spiritual time on
 his back.  You'll never have to go looking for him because if he sees you he's
 coming to meet you just in case you have something good in your pocket, which
 I generally do!  Thank goodness I have a full sibling growing up who'll be along
 in a couple of years and she's as beautiful and great minded as my Maggie who
 I raised up several years ago and has an awesome home with Susan B up in the
 great state of Kentucky.  The really good ones are born and not made so I am
 always grateful to have more of the same coming along because I am looking for
 the same horse over and over again so I never have to worry if I am going to have
 the right kind to place in a "forever" home.  This boy is one in a million and I'd
 sure love to have an unlimited supply just like him.  The perfect vacation...SOLD
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 "Lord I was born a Rambling Man"...Parader's Rambling Man is the kind
 of horse that will have you wanting to ramble all over the country.  He's an awesome
 5y/o who stands just a smidge over 15.2h and every inch of him is some kind of good
 looking handsome man.  Rambling Man is a stoutly built guy that can carry the load
 all day long whether you want to do it at a nice slow walk or step up into one of the
 absolutely smoothest nicest gaits you might ever ride.  Out on the trail he has the skill
 to tackle anything in front of him and he does it with a cool head and very sure feet
 which always leaves you feeling safe and confident.  He is patient in a crowd and so
 steady in his way of going that you might forget that you're rambling on horseback
 and not some fancy 4wheeler.  A few weeks ago a friend borrowed him for his partner
 to use on a big group ride with more than 100 horses and all the hoopla that goes
 with that, and they said he was absolutely awesome and were smiling from ear to ear
 when they brought him back home. Ride out alone or in any size group, anywhere in
 the group, he's got you covered.  Rambling Man stands stock still for mounting and
 does not move a foot until asked and then leisurely walks off on a loose rein.  All of
 the routine stuff like baths, clipping, loading/unloading is a breeze which make him
 so easy to spend the day with.  Top that off with him being an excellent house-keeper
 and you have one awesome guy. All in all this is one of those horses that is everything
 I want from his keen mind to his super smooth gait.  The Allman Brothers Band would
 have been proud of this boy...  SOLD   Reg. TWHBEA/SSHBEA
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 Your heart will melt... Heart of Bold is another great brother to Bold Kat, Me
 Three and several other of the very best I've had the priviledge to raise up and
 offer. At 15.1h and a coming 5y/o, he's just about perfect in every way for most any
 rider. Just like his brothers, he's got the perfect mind for learning anything I've
 ever showed him and he never forgets a lesson. One of the most fun horses of any
 age I have ever had the opportunity with which to work. He's so proud going and
 makes you feel like a million $$ and still gentle as a lamb whether you're playing
 with him on the ground or up on his back having one of the best rides of you life.
 Out on the trail he is cool-headed, confident, sure-footed, and equally important
 he is patient and quiet. He goes down trails with ease but if getting off the trail is
 your thing then he's your Huckleberry as he is just as great where there is no trail.
 He reminds me so much of Harold (top of the Sold Horse page) in every way that
 I find myself sometime forgetting who I'm riding and I tend to want to call him by
 the same name, so he's become "Harold, too" for me. He's got such a personality
 that seems almost human and the easiest/sweetest horse no matter what you may
 be wanting to do. Out on the trail he's tackled any and every thing/situation that
 has arisen from difficult terrain to whatever type of wildlife, which can come out
 of nowhere. And he has done it all with the confidence and professionalism of the
 much older horse that many think are the only ones settled enough to deliver the
 solid ride we all want to enjoy. Even if he weren't the beautiful Grey that he is, I
 would still want as many more like him as could be found because these are the
 only type horses that make the "great ones" who take perfect care of their human
 partners for years to come. This boy has something much more valuable than a
 Heart of Bold, has a gigantic Heart of Gold...                Reg. TWHBEA    
 Alt. Pic1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Head Pic1 2  Trail Pic1  Enjoy...
 8/8/2014  I needed to go around the road a few miles to look at a hay field that
 will soon be ready and I wanted to see how it was coming along.  So, instead of
 driving the truck I decided to enjoy the beautiful day and ride my favorite boy,
 Heart of Bold aka HaroldII.  It could not have been a better ride and he proved
 to me again (just like always) that he is one of the absolute bestI've ever had
 the pleasure to offer.  We went past dogs, hogs, cows, unidentifiable pieces of
 junk, all kinds of traffic, and much more with him just taking it in and going on
 down the road with ease.  Never a spook, bobble, jump, or anything else except
 delivering a totally enjoyable ride for a couple of hours.  And as a side note, as
 of that day he had not been saddled and ridden in probably at least a month due
 to having others to work and some very busy days keeping up with all the routine
 stuff that requires so much time.  It goes to show me once again that while great
 training is obviously vital, DNA and a great student to begin with trumps it all...




 Timing is Everything... PT's Timing is Everything  has turned out to be one of the
 very best trail partners that anyone could want.  He's got all sorts of experience in
 about any type terrain and proves time and again that he's got what is necessary to
 get the job done, and done well.  Tee has been camped and ridden multiple days as
 well as enjoyed many day rides and it just doesn't matter what he is asked because
 he always delivers a correct response.  At 4y/o, 15 hands and very sturdy built, he's
 just about perfect for most any rider and he's so calm and laid back that I suspect
 he'll make even the newer rider feel confident and safe.  His dog walk is extremely
 comfortable so you can spend time going slowly with your non-gaited friends, even
 though I still can't figure out why anyone wants to trot.  He has a very nice light
 mouth so there's no tugging or pulling to get a response, and that is something that
 I take great pride in all my horses.  Tee's gait is nice and easy to ride and just seems
 to get better as he gets older and more miles under his feet.  He does absolutely the
 best when up in a stall but also makes an excellent pasture mate and you'll never
 find yourself chasing him down because he comes to meet me any time.  This is just
 another examlpe of a boy that was born to be a trail/pleasure partner from Day One
 and he's only gonna get better with age.  Timing is Everything and if you wait too
 long the Time will pass for you to make Tee your very own....  SOLD
 Reg. SSHBEA 
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 Take a virtual trail ride on Tee.  We enjoyed the 70 degree day on 1/15/17 and I'm
 going again today with Kit Kat and Bandit.  Here are some videos taken from the
 saddle while enjoying the ride on Tee.  
 This is one awesome boy and it's hard to imagine anyone that couldn't ride him...




 You gotta' see this handsome boy in person...He's plum purty...
 Live your Dreams... Count's Day Dreamer   fills your days with dreams come true
 trail riding.  He's a beautiful 6y/o, 15.2h who will let you get as close as you want and
 return your love in spades.  I raised this boy up from just a little yearling and kept
 him back for a couple of years because he kind of stalled out growing for about 18 mo
 and then shot up to the big awesome boy he is today.  He has a really nice gait to ride
 at any speed from the slowest walk to his "moving on down" the trail gait and it is so
 simple and easy to ride.  Dreamer is a great pasture mate and keeps a stall very nice so
 it is easy to manage him in most any setting.  Out on the trail he's very quiet and takes
 on the trail with ease.  He takes on hills, hollows, logs, ditches, rocky ground, and
 whatever else has come up without issue and if he does encounter something unfamiliar,
 he'll quietly stop, look at for a second and then politely move right along. At home he is
 so easy with which to work as he loves baths, is so easy to shoe, respects your space, and
 does what you ask for the asking.  And he'll also saddle up and ride away from the
 barn with ease and never look back. Of course, he stands still to mount/dismount, flexes
 both ways and backs, will not move off until asked, and then walks off on a loose rein
 just like a nice horse and partner is supposed to.  Loading and unloading are a breeze
 and once you get to your destinantion he will stand politely to be saddled and wait for
 you to get ready to leave out.  While no horse is perfect all the time, it is nice to have a
 partner that complies with your needs and makes horse handling and riding a joy and
 Dreamer qualifies for that any day.  Spend your nighttime dreaming and your daytime
 riding with your Dreamer...    Reg. TWHBEA    Alt. Picture1 2 3 4 5
 Head Picture1 2  Trail Picture1  

  Lewis and Clark must be looking for her...TrixieHontas is one fine girl
 by anybody's standards. She's a very stoutly made 14.2h of pure trail riding fun.
 Her gait is one of those just perfect 4 beat saddle gaits that makes riding so nice
 you'd swear you're in a Lincoln Town Car. Trixie is a mature gal at 17y/o but I
 will put her out there with anyone's youngster and leave them in the dust behind
 me. Her manners are second to none and whether you're on the ground or in the
 saddle, any time you spend with her is quality time. Trix would be the perfect for
 most any rider but she'd make the perfect last horse for that mature trail person
 who still has 8-10 good riding years and then wants to enjoy their horse just being
 around them and loving them. It doesn't matter if you don't ride her for six months
 because every time you saddle her up she's the same great ride. And don't think for
 a minute she is a dead head because she's got everything you'll need to get the job
 done and then some. On the trail she's cool headed and steady in any situation and
 always very surefooted. Trixie neck reins and backs the best and riding her out on
 the trail is just a blast. She's been here at Evening Shade for several years and every
 day with her has been a joy. But it's time to downsize a little and because I have too
 many old brood mares and others that can't be ridden it was time to let someone
 really enjoy Trixie as she loves to be handled and ridden. The pioneers always said
 "go west" but any direction you go on Trixie is the right direction...
 Reg. SSHBEA  Alt. Picture1 2 3 Head Pic1 2  
 
 
Let's do it again...Kawliga Again and Again comes from a bloodline that
 seems to always produce just what those of us, wanting that calm relaxed horse
 partner that gives 110% when asked, are looking to find.  Being a firm believer
 that to get what you want it takes the right ingredients, this bloodline has those
 and always make just what I'm looking to include in a great trail partner.  Playboy
 is as gentle and sweet as you could ever hope to share time around and has a mind
 that makes horse time a pure pleasure.  His gait is extremely nice and easy to ride
 and his way of going is a thing of beauty.  He'll walk down slowly on a loose rein
 all day long but is happy to step up and gait whenever he's asked to.  And never fear
 if you miss riding him for a while because he never changes and gives you the same
 great time every ride out.  I seldom get the opportunity to purchase a really great
 horse with some age because, generally speaking, no one who's going to continue
 riding ever sells their really great horse partner unless there is a calamity in their
 life that forces a sale.  But every once in a while some of the folks I know who are
 able to breed their own horses have to make room for new stock to be born and
 that's where I love to come in.  Playboy would be the type horse that any person
 who loves to ride will enjoy whether beginner or seasoned rider.  It's nice to have
 horse partners that I would love to clone and Playboy is no exception.  Riding him
 just once won't do it... You just gotta do it again and again... SOLD
 Reg. TWHBEA  Pictures and videos coming asap....

 

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All of my Tennessee Walking Horses for sale and Spotted Saddle Horses for sale are ridden on country roads and trails, around cars, trucks, tractors, ATV's, eighteen wheel Tyson Chicken trucks, etc. and are exposed to as many different obstacles as possible. My trail rides consist of uphill and downhill, creeks and water, rocky and muddy, and sometimes roadside riding, so that the horses for sale will be versatile and experienced on trails. My gaited trail horses are never ridden in "long shank bits", "gag type bits", "twisted wire bits", or any other harsh style of "Walking Horse" bit. Each of our gaited trail horses are taught to work first in a plain "snaffle bit" with no curb strap/chain for a very light touch. Only when they fully know and understand what is expected are they finished off with a very mild "Argentine" style bit for that last little bit of primping. I represent any Tennessee Walker for sale or Spotted Saddle Horse for sale as honestly and accurately as possible.  Potential buyers have the option, and are welcome, to come and test ride any horse and have a pre-purchase exam before horses leave Evening Shade Farm.
    I am not a professional horse trader and do not sell horses for my living.  I work with the School System. Consequently,  the selection of gaited trail horses for sale that you will find on my site will be limited to only the caliber horse that I would personally keep forever because our goal is to offer high quality horses, not quantity. While many of the gaited trail horses for sale are raised and started right here at Evening Shade Farm, I also search out quality gaited trail horses. These are not horse sale, trade, or consignment horses, but carefully selected and purchased from individual owners. I look at many different aspects of the gaited trail horses we consider, and ultimately the decision comes down to one all important question; "Would I purchase this horse for my own personal companion?". If the answer is yes, that Tennessee Walking horse is the one you will see on my Horses for Sale page available for your consideration. Please feel free to contact me at any time with any questions you may have using the address, phone number, and/or e-mail link above. I really look forward to hearing from you.....

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