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Congratulations to Emily of Livermore, Ca!
And congratulations to Sequoia for finding such a wonderful home!


Almost 4 year old, 16.2hh and growing, chestnut with maximum bling, 4 white socks and a blaze, Jockey Club Thoroughbred mare.

Foal date:  April 8th, 2011.
Jockey Club #: 1125132
Dam:  "Grand Sequoia", Dame's Sire:  "Jerrio"
Sire:  "Peppered Cat"
Sequoia's sire: Peppered Cat
Peppered Cat is 17hh, I think Sequoia is going to finish darn near that!
Sequoia looks exactly like him, just the 3 year old filly version.

Sequoia is a very smart, sweet, sassy, safe, delightful mare.
Definitely still growing, she is 2-3 inches taller behind!
Her movement is going to be excellent, once her front end catches up with her back end in height.
She is still super green, but extremely fun to ride.
No buck, rear, bolt...EVER!
Amazing, ground covering canter, feels like you are floating!
Sequoia will make a terrific Eventer or Jumper.
She loves to jump.
Big, charming personality makes her a barn favorite.
Naturally curious and inquisitive.
Bold and brave and always up for an adventure.
Sequoia has a great work ethic and loves to learn.
She is NOT mare-ish, or the least bit hormonal!
She is always cheerful, and never grouchy.
Completely sound and healthy.
Clean legs, spectacular feet.
Shod in front, barefoot behind.

Brand new Under saddle video-
Sequoia learning how to "round off" in sliding reins:

Free Jump:

Free School naked:

Free School Rigged:

Free School in Tack:

Under Saddle:


Priced reasonably at $3500.
Like all of the rest of the horses I place or sell, must go to a fantastic home!

Congratulations to Kenna on the purchase of "Candy"!
And congratulations Candy for finding such a wonderful home!
Kenna and Candy were 'love at first site'!
At that point, Candies owner was not ready to let Candy go.
Then, she changed her mind, and Kenna was able to have her Candy girl!
They are the perfect team.
Here are the first sweet photos of Kenna and Candy.
Stay tuned for many more to come!




"Velvet" has been successfully placed!

Congratulations to Elisabeth and her family of Hidden Valley Lake, Ca.
And congratulations to Velvet for finding such a wonderful 'forever' home!

Big, sweet, handsome Belgian Draft gelding for adoption:

FREE to the right home!

Velvet needs a new home!
He is a 10 year old, 16.2hh, blond Belgian Draft gelding.
Velvet is 100% healthy and sound.
He is currently in excellent weight and condition.
He is extremely sweet and affectionate, loving and very handsome.
Velvet is coming from an abusive background so he has definite fear issues.
He has been ridden walk, trot and canter by trainers, Juniors and Amateurs.
He is very fun to ride, super smooth.
Unlike many Drafts, he does have a quality canter!
Velvet would be appropriate as a riding horse or a beautiful pasture ornament.
He requires a dance partner with a lot of love and patience.
Velvet is up to date on all his shots and worming.
Please feel free to contact Clare with any questions, or to set up an appointment to meet this wonderful guy.


The Clarity Herd welcomes Velvet!

Merry Christmas & Congratulations Kenna!

What an amazing gift from your family, your first horse...Wow!

And congratulations Velvet for finding such a wonderful home!

You will certainly be fully loved and cherished.

This is the first time Clare met Major, soon to be Velvet, over at Kelley's place:

Major is a 7-10 year old, 16.2hh, Blond Belgian Draft Gelding.

He was rescued by Kelley (Bless you & thank you Kelley!), with hopes of him being a Vaulting Prospect.

And this is the first time Kenna and Major met:

And it was love!

Major decided that he was not interested in vaulting, so he is beginning his new career as an all around pleasure/performance horse for Kenna, under Clare's tutelage and supervision of course!

Kenna is definitely one of Clare's most promising and talented students!

Kenna changed his name to "Red Velvet", because he looks a bit like the cupcake.

So, Major officially became Velvet.

We are certain they will have a fantastic career and life spent loving eachother!

Delightful human, delightful horse!

This is Velvet arriving at his new home:  Liberty Lane

And being greeted and adored by his new family:  Kenna, Taffy and Connor

And enjoying his new paddock

Many more photos to come can be seen on "The Clarity Herd" page:




(Written by Khal-El's owner)

"Khal-El is a 5 yr old, 14.2hh Arab/Paint gelding (Half-Arabian registration pending) by a Khemosabi son.

He is willing and intelligent, and light off the aids.
Rides English (Training level dressage + beginning lateral work, jumps a 2' course) and Western (neck reins, roll backs, starting to spin).
GREAT on trails, and has competed at one show, an Eventing Derby in April and behaved like a pro, winding up 3rd in his division of 8 horses.
Healthy and sound, stands for farrier, loads easily in a trailer, friendly and good-natured with people and other horses."

(More details about Khal-El, offered by his owner)

"I have taken him out by himself and handles most situations very maturely. The trails we ride on are very busy open space (O'Hair Park in Novato) and we encounter dogs, hikers, bikes, deer, etc. The only real issue I've had on the trails with him is crossing water- he's not a fan of that, but I've been working on it and we've gotten to the point now where he'll jump over a small creek without too much hesitation, and I can bribe him into standing still in a shallow section.
Definitely no buck, and the worst spook he's given me was a 2 foot shy when a deer jumped out of the bushes in front of him.

Overall he's super on trails- better even than my 19 year old gelding whom I've been riding in O'Hair for a decade. He's got a great ground-covering walk and would be happy to keep going all day, though the longest ride I've taken him on was about 3 hours (that one included a trek through a residential area on the road- he didn't mind the change in scenery and barely even flinched when a weedwhacker started up right behind us)."
"Not for beginner, as he's got lots of "go" and is still young and learning, but an intermediate rider with a trainer would be fine."
 $4500 obo.

 Located in Novato, CA.
Contact Rachael (415)246-1057 or rachael.knopf@gmail.com
videos here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?feature=c4-feed-u&list=PL5nS-xF54DF-lzVzuTniaSObb7t0CWdfQ

(Presented in photos by his owner)

For more photos of Khal-El, please go to:



Good morning everyone,
I am certain that you all have noticed the lack of new sale horses in the Clarity Performance Horse Sale's Sale Barn.
This is by choice, not by accident.
I am currently focusing on our new boarding facility, and training and instruction:


Of course, I will continue to sell horses for you:


But my concentration has shifted.


Please click here for details and photos of our new, wonderful barn:


Feel free to join us!



Contact Clare to set up a visit.