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Miner Morgan Sales List

Prices as of November 2017

Miner Institute maintains a herd of Morgan Horses as the core of the educational program. All horses owned by the Institute are donated, home bred, or the result of a donated stallion service. Our goal is to raise a few foals each year to carry the Heart's Delight Farm registered prefix of "HD." All HD-prefixed horses are NYSMHS Futurity Nominated or Alumnae. As well as our own horses, we maintain free leases on breeding stock to continue to improve the bloodlines and quality in our herd. There is usually a selection of horses to choose from for sale.

For more information, contact Karen Lassell at lassell@whminer.com or call 518-846-7121, ext. 120.

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HD Springfield
(UVM Springfield x Stonecroft Deuces Wild) (2016)  
A rich dark bay with no white, “Monty” had to wait a little longer to be named than the other yearlings ... The Springfield part of his heritage carries a lot of weight, but this young colt is worthy! Kind, thoughtful, correct and all-Morgan in looks, Monty could be the next herd sire you’re looking for. 
Sale Price: $7,000

Photo by Christopher Crosby Morris

HD Rochester
(Canon x Sugarlane Dominique) (2016)  
Another well put-together gelding of what we believe will prove to be a great cross! “Chester” is following closely in his full brother, HD Kingston’s footsteps and should be every bit as nice. He’s a solid citizen that can’t wait to have a job! Get him early in his career and put him to work for you ─ he’s easy to be around as well as easy on the eyes. 
Sale Price: $3,500

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Photo by Christopher Crosby Morris

HD Liberty
(Canon x HD Massena) (2016)  
“Belle” is a full sister to HD Bliss. She’s correct, easy to handle and very sweet! Canon stands at the front of the line of generations of proven horses; Belle is a good example of what he can produce and could be an asset to a future breeding program as well. 
Sale Price: $4,000

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Photo by Christopher Crosby Morris

 

HD Times Square
(Townshend Rob The Wave x HD Valhalla) (2016) 
When a colt gets named “Peanut” because he was about the cutest little peanut-foal that’s ever been seen, you shouldn’t be surprised when he grows into quite the character as a yearling gelding! A handsome bay trimmed in white, he’s got personality bigger than himself. Townshend Rob The Wave has so far put amazing trainability on his offspring that will be very amateur-friendly, Peanut will follow suit we’re certain. 
Sale Price: $2,500

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Photo by Christopher Crosby Morris

HD VICTORY

(Townshend Rob The Wave x UVM Valkyrie) (2014)  

This pretty black filly is a family or sport pony deluxe prospect. Her temperament and trainability are icing on the cake of her good looks and open stride; she's an excellent candidate for the amateur or do-it-yourself project. Well started in lines and she's been sat on a few times, Victory's ready for more! The fact that she's out of a UVM Promise daughter and by a Tug Hill Whamunition son offer up a solid pedigree. 

Sale Price: SOLD!

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HD BLISS

(Canon x HD Massena) (2014)

“Bliss” is a bright chestnut that is elegant and feminine with good size and a bigger heart! A slogan often heard with the Morgan Horse is that it is the “horse that chooses you”; we know Bliss will bond with her person someday, but right now, she chooses EVERYONE! Canon is the only offspring out the remarkable park harness mare, Pastorale, making his pedigree truly one of a kind and this cross with HD Massena looks to be an outstanding addition to the breed. Bliss works well in lines and is green-broke to saddle. 

Sale Price: SOLD!

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HD JEFFERSON

(Democracy x Spring’s National Velvet) (2014)

A handsome, sensitive and smart dark bay gelding, “Tommy” is correct and willing to please.  His pedigree boasts a “who’s who” of Morgan Horses- from the solid government blood at UVM, to the best of Waseeka’s In Command, he’s got a foundation built on good history. He is started in lines.

Sale Price: $3,500

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Photo by Christopher Crosby Morris

HD BRANDY BROOK

(Townshend Rob The Wave x HD Massena) (2013)

A classic bay filly with an in-your-pocket attitude. Her sire's by Tug Hill Whamunition and carries the full weight of the Townshend breeding program through his dam. HD Massena has produced many nice offspring already for us, and "Mae" is no exception. Easy to train and solid in stature, she's well started under saddle and will be a great all-around family horse. 

Sale Price: $3,500

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HD Brandy Brook

HD PHOENIX

(Aljaks Seeing Double x Sugarlane Dominique) (2013)

"Emma" is a brightly marked, flashy filly that is going to turn heads! Standing close to 15h, Emma's been working solidly in lines and is ready to back. 

Sale Price: $3,500

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HD Phoenix

HD HARTLAND

(Legacys Viking x HD Massena) (2012) “Hannah” is a sweet chestnut filly and the last of her kind being the final offspring of the legendary Legacys Viking. Her two full siblings HD Troy and HD Aiden Lair are both successful amateur horses and the sweethearts of their barns; we expect no less from Hannah.

Sale Pending

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photo by Christopher Crosby Morris

HD Hartland

HD LILY DALE

(Equinox Challenge x UVM Valkyrie) (2012)

Not just “look at me”, but “You’d better be looking at me!” is just what this pretty chocolate chestnut mare says every time she shows off. And we do. “Lily” has beautifully classic Morgan head and is well put together. Sensible and amateur-friendly, Lily's been hooked and sat on and is ready for more!

Sale Price: $4,000

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HD Lily Dale

HD PHILADELPHIA

(UVM Equity x UVM Valkyrie) (2004) Beautiful chocolate chestnut pony mare. Cute face with alert expression and tippy ears. Bold in attitude, “Pixie” excels as a sport horse in a pony size! She's got blues from the county fair to an A-rated Morgan show, in hunter pleasure, Training Level dressage and Combined Driving. She loves the trails and jumps too. Good things come in this all-around package!

Sale Price: $15,000

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HD Philadelphia

STRATEGY

(UVM Springfield x Salem Maurada) (2007) The Paradise Morgan breeding program liked this cross enough to do it several times and we know why.  Strategy is a handsome 14.3 hand dark bay gelding that’s easy to work around.  Likely best suited for a Western pleasure or western dressage career, he’ll go on the trails, travels well and is an all-around good guy!

$5,000

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SUGARLANE DOMINIQUE 
(Courage of Equinox x Sugarlane Masquerade) is a 2001 broodmare extraordinaire! She’s produced many foals for us by several different stallions and is currently bred to Canon for an early June 2018 foal, a full sibling to HD Kingston and HD Rochester. Easy breeder, excellent mother and nice to be around, but “Nique” is the low mare on the totem pole in our herd-style of management.  While she does just fine and we look out for her carefully, she would likely appreciate being part of a smaller barn with more individualized care than what we do here at Miner. She’s offered for sale reluctantly since we just love her babies and the current in utero foal is much anticipated!  Nique was born the year that Courage died and although he’s still available through frozen semen, daughters of this great stallion are getting harder to come by. $3000 this fall and you can get to know her over the winter while you prep for the new foal!

"I could not be happier with my entire experience purchasing a horse from the Miner Institute.  When I first spoke with Karen I explained what I was looking for in my next horse.  In looking at her sales stock she quickly identified a couple of horses she thought might meet my needs, one horse in particular she thought that I should focus on.  I spent a few hours looking at the horses that were for sale and discussing each before we moved on to trying the horse she felt matched my wish list.  HD New York (Odin) was everything she said and more. I knew after the first ride he was going home with me.  I came back the next day to ride him again and confirm that my instincts were correct.  The folks at Miner had done a great job with getting him started and by the end of that ride I knew Karen had not led me astray.  She then helped with delivery, which was incredibly helpful and has been further helpful if I had questions about him after he got home.  Since his arrival I have known I made the right decision every day.  He’s smart, social and fancy and I have had many people comment on his quality.  His primary job in life is dressage but we jump, trail ride, goof off bareback in the snow and just have fun.  I am looking forward to our continued journey together." 

–Jennifer Rand