Rock Opera

Owner: Huntermark Farm then Joanna Hagen

Show Name(s):  Gracie Slick, Rock Opera

Nick Names:  Gracie Mae

Breed:  Anglo-Hanoverian (Thoroughbred/Hanoverian cross) 

Sex:  mare

Color:  dark bay

Height:  15.2 hands

Years of Service:  2004 - June 2006

Biggest Fans:  Jan Rock, Rachel Rock, Ahna Norton, Mary Larson, Joanna Hagen

Other Facts:

    She is a good mover and is huge-strided (she goes like a 16h+ horse!). Gracie shows fantastic form over fences consistently - a true natural.  She is very athletic and has more of a jumper mentality than a relaxed hunter frame of mind.  She is very sweet and easy to handle on the ground. She isn't spooky and longes easily.  She has a tendency towards being quick and needs a rider who is patient, relaxed, and able to be soft with their hands while giving half halts.  Gentle, but firm.  She can be ridden on the flat and over small fences by advanced Intermediate riders, and over courses up to 3'3" by Advanced riders.

Ahna and Gracie in the Sue Leep clinic, November 2004

Gracie and Joanna at the July MIHJA show

Although she's let her leg slip a little, Ahna gives a classic automatic release

Ahna and Gracie, November 2004

More Ahna and Gracie

Gracie with Leslie Sommer at a schooling show in April 2003

Gracie in the north barn Gracie head shot 4/4/02   Gracie up in the north barn What a sweet face! From her paddock, Gracie sees something to the north Gracie is out for a bite to eat with her friends

 

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