His defining trait is laziness.  He'll do anything to get out of work and puts the minimum amount of effort into his flatwork  He also takes advantage of riders who don't take charge.  The things that make Art wonderful are his beautiful movement and jumping style, his honesty to the jumps, and the very little direction he needs on course.  He can go into auto pilot - he knows his job!  He has won a ton of money at the Dupage Horse Show by consistently placing second and third out of 30+ in the under saddle classes.  He even made a little money in the 2'9" classes!  He's such a good boy!  He was sold at the beginning of September in 2004.

Owner: Huntermark Farm

Show Name(s):  The Artist, Soft Rock

Nick Names:  Arturo, Arthur Fonzarelli

Breed:  Registered Quarter Horse

Sex:  gelding

Color:  liver chestnut

Height:  15.1 hands

Years of Service:  technically 2002-2004, but he gave few lessons

Biggest Fans:  Rachel Rock, Gigi Goble.  Cara Burns and Hannah Bowen gave him some of his early mileage

Other Facts:  He was Reserve High Point Horse for MIHJA in 2004 by less than 50 points, even though he was sold before the last 3 of 10 shows.


Art, the magnificent!

Double Point show, Bloomington, IL, July 2003 The Artist in April 2003 with Cara Burns Art doing one of the things he did best - winning under saddle classes

The Artist in April 2003 with Cara Burns Art at a Huntermark MIHJA show, July 2004 Art at a Huntermark MIHJA show, July 2004 Art tucks his little nose to his knees!  It was a warm and toasty 4th of July show Art was Reserve High Point Hunter for MIHJA in 2004, despite having missed 1/4 of the shows when he was sold

Mr. Personality relaxing outside

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