While many of the American farms have started focusing their breeding programs on some of the more unique colors, we choose to keep our focus on the traditional type and quality. A comparison of our stock to many available will tell you what those results are. Owning a Gypsy Horse can be a dream come true. We have helped many, many new owners realize a dream they thought would never happen. We offer lots of options to make owning a quality Gypsy happen. We invite you to personally discover the magic and wonder of this amazing breed, the Gypsy Horse.
your niche, the Gypsy is a great choice. They are sure footed trail horses, willingly taking on any obstacle. This willing nature and their stamina also make the Gypsy a great competitive trail horse. And for those that just wanna have fun, the Gypsy makes a great jousting and war horse. The trusting nature of the Gypsy allows them to bond with their riders and quickly learn to trust, bravely riding into battle to face their foe, or pounding down the jousting list. If you are looking for a family horse, look at the Gypsy. They were bred to be a very gentle horse, often cared for by the children of the family at the end of a day of travels. And their smaller size is attractive to the youngest members of the family. Showing your Gypsy can be a great weekend family activity.
Show standards for Gypsy horses are different from many breeds. They can be shown either natural or clipped however clipping should be kept to a minimum. If clipped, it should be no more than the ears, muzzle, chin and possibly a very small bridle path. Hair is highly prized in this breed and the long, full manes, tails, and lavish feather should be emphasized as much as possible and never clipped, thinned, or pulled. Many Gypsy horses are shown with their beard, belly mane, breeching hairs, and mustaches completely intact. Flynt Hylls Gypsy Horses near Pomona, Kansas has been breeding these unique horses for over 15 years. Quality and conformation are of the utmost importance, along with temperament, performance and personality.
15 Everything Horses and Livestock® | February 2021 | EHALmagazine.com