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Brat Maverick

Brat Maverick is Available for Lease or Sale

Brat Maverick - August 28, 2011

Brat Maverick is a 16.1 hand 2002, grandson of Secretariat. He is sadly offered by his mom who wants to find him a very good home. “Maverick”  is currently in training at Bits & Bytes Farm where he may be test ridden. He is also available for lease as long as he remains at Bits…

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Just About Perfect – Brat Maverick

Maverick was relaxed all day. He is no longer pacing the fence but instead ventures out to join the herd. Everyone is commenting on how beautiful he is of course, and add to that that he is as sweet as can be, I would say he is just about perfect.

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Five Weeks – Our First Trail Ride

This weekend Maverick and I will take the next step in our journey together. We will be moving him to his new home closer to me. I am excited to think that I will be able to see him every day, but I am also sad to see him leave his wonderful, temporary home at Bits & Bytes. In addition to it being a great facility, it has been a place of real learning and confidence building for me. I have learned from an expert (Elizabeth) how to do everything from selecting tack that works best for Maverick, to ground work, to riding in the ring, to our first trail ride together last weekend.

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My First Ride on Brat Maverick!

Even though all I did was walk on a lunge line I felt an amazing thrill. The most surprising thing was how calm and collected he was. Even though I had read about it on the website, there was a part of me that still finds it hard to believe. It was only after my ride was over that I thought about the fact that I had just ridden a former race horse. Oh my gosh, what a an amazing experience.

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