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"Xanne van het Wijnland":

The beauty of purchasing American bred and raised!

"Xanne van het Wijnland":

9 year old, 16.0hh, black Friesian mare

Veulenboek Registered #:  840004200704754

Sire:  "Sjaard"

Dam:  "Fieke van de Schans"

Zoey is an excellent mover!

She is naturally forward and energetic, sensitive and intuitive.

  She has 3 super gaits!

I would rate her walk, trot, & canter:  9's or even 10's!

Big, flowing walk, with lots of overstep and natural impulsion.

Her trot is lofty and forward, with plenty of overstep, and just the right amount of suspension and lift, to carry and hold your seat.

Zoey's canter is exemplary, especially for a Friesian!

Powerful, ground covering strides and jump, incredible rhythm and tempo, a stellar and very clear 3 beat gait, naturally uphill.

Zoey is appropriate as an Adult Amateur/Junior mount, but is athletic enough to be a Professional's horse as well.

She certainly has the physical ability to take you up the levels to the top.

She is very supple laterally, and definitely has the ability to collect.

She holds the rider's seat nicely, and gives you a delightful feeling in the saddle!

She is very soft in the hand, and will not need to be ridden in anything stronger than an easy/simple snaffle and cavasson, no flash noseband necessary.

Zoey is unbelievably sweet, and will definitely charm the socks right off your feet!

Everyone loves to be around her, (at our barn, she quickly formed a dedicated fan-club), and it's hard to part with her at the end of your barn day.

Her grounds manners are very good too.

Only 1 owner!

The best thing about that is that we know every single day of her history!

Her current owner purchased Zoey's dam, and personally birthed Zoey out, on her property.

The beauty of buying American bred and raised, is that there are no surprises, no adjustment period, no uncertainty for who your import is or will become when settled & acclimated.

Zoey has a great conformation.

As close to flawless as it gets!

Her legs are clean, with very good feet.

I am delighted that Zoey's owner trusted & chose Clarity Performance Horse Sales, to find Zoey her new wonderful, forever home.

Priced at $35,000  Negotiable

Contact Clare:

Clarity Performance Horse Sales

Summer of 2017:

Zoey schooling under saddle:

Zoey Free School  naked:


Zoey Free School in tack:



Below videos and photos are from:

Spring of 2017

Zoey Free School naked:


Zoey short clips schooling under saddle:

Zoey under saddle with Clare up:




Congratulations to Jean of Petaluma, Ca!

And congratulations to Rocky for finding such a wonderful, forever home!

"Rocky MVP"

10 year old, 14.2hh, Bay and White (Blagdon), Gypsy Vanner Stallion

If you are looking for the sweetest, most wonderful smaller sized, bigger personality, best friend, riding companion, look no further.

Rocky is the easiest, funnest, most adorable, perfect horse out there.

I would keep him myself if I could.

He is ridiculously fun and easy to ride, and surprisingly forward/not lazy!

He is mellow and brave.

Rocky will be great for competition, hacking around the arena, and/or playing on the trails.

Bareback, English, Western: take your pick.

Enormous amounts of hair, like an equine Barbi doll.

He is a successful breeding stallion, so if you want to pass on his exemplary bloodlines, fantastic character and conformation, wonderful.

Or using him exclusively as a riding partner, marvelous!

Rocky beautifully exhibits ALL the most desirable traits of an excellent Modern day Gypsy Vanner.

He is 14.2hh, categorized as "Classic Vanner", the optimum height for the modern Gypsy.

Rocky shows the beautiful solid coloring, with the "splash of white" on the belly, called "Blagdon".

He has and displays all the correct/desirable conformation characteristics:

Refined pony head

Profuse feathering

Short, strong neck

Correct shoulder and back

Correct and desired hind end and "apple butt"

Correct legs and amount of bone

Excellent feet

Optimum gaits

Perfect Personality and Character

Rocky was bred by Gypsy MVP in Katy, Texas.


Below is the Breeder's (Gypsy MVP) definition of Rocky, used in his sales advertisement:

"Rocky is a son of the legendary palomino stallion "Romeo" aka

"Clonoeen Mull of Kintyre".

His dam is the gorgeous bay mare:

"Coco Chanel", imported by Gypsy MVP.

He has all the right stuff...

"MVP Rocky"

Rocky has tons of hair and feather and a nice round apple butt.
Rocky has a very sweet, laid back personality both with handling and with breeding.
He has pasture bred and has bred live cover by hand.
Rocky has 3 foals on the ground and 3 on the way...
Rocky is trained under saddle and in training to drive currently."

Thank you Gypsy MVP Website for the below excellent definition of the Gypsy Vanner!

Gypsy Vanner Horse Breed:

"Through selective breeding over more than 100 years Gypsy men and their families in England and Ireland created this breed of horses. Their goal, was to create a unique draft type horse that could pull their caravans in fancy fashion yet was docile enough to be handled by their children and would work all day with small amounts of food and water.

They designed the horse to primarily be half black, and half white. They wanted the horses to have a "WOW" factor so that each family could always have a competition on whose stallion was the finest. The average Gypsy Vanner should stand about 14.3 hands high, and be most any color these days. They should have an arched crown neck, smaller ears that curve inward, a round and correct heavy chest, thick boned legs with feathers that start at the knee in the front and the hock in the back that tent-like cover the hooves. This horse should have a very chiseled and refined head with tapering towards the end of the muzzle, and kind, well set eyes. The Gypsy Vanner, or Gypsy Cobb horse as it is sometimes referred to, should have a short back and a very well rounded hindquarter, and a crease down the center of the hindquarter that is called "Apple Butt." The breed should also have a very wide and thick tail that is not set too high, and may eventually drag the ground."

Origins of the Gypsy Vanner Horse Breed:

"Extensive research has revealed the true origin of the Gypsy Vanner breed.  The Shire horse had the greatest influence with the Fells pony, Dales pony, the Clydesdales and the British Spotted pony also contributed to its makeup, with the Highland pony giving rise to its magnificent mane and tail.

The Gypsy and nomadic people popularized the use of the Gypsy Vanner in Europe and gained its popularity in the USA in the mid 90’s.  At 14.2 – 15.2 hands, it is considered suitable for riding and all athletic pursuits and is favored in America for breeding purposes."

Gypsy Vanner Horses® Current Breed Standards for 2005 Stallions/Mares/Geldings

Rocky beautifully exhibits ALL the most desirable traits of an excellent Modern day Gypsy Vanner.
He is 14.2hh, catagorized as "Classic Vanner", the optimum height, as the Gypsys are currently being bred to be smaller.
Rocky shows the beautiful solid coloring, with the "splash of white on the belly", called "Blagdon".
He has and displays all the correct/desirable conformation characteristics:  Refined pony head, profuse Feathering, short, strong neck, correct shoulder and back, correct and desired hind quarters and "apple butt",  correct legs, feet and gaits, and the optimum personality and character!

Please go to the Gypsy MVP Website, to see all the specific desired characters for the Gypsy Vanner Breed:

Free School Naked:

With Clare Up:

Ridden in western tack with 12 year old:

Rocky is being offered at the very reasonable price of $10,000


SOLD!  (Again)

Congratulations to Lindsay and Jasmine of Reno, Nevada!

"Panama GHA"

True 15.1hh, 10 year old, bay, Registered & Royally bred AHA gelding

(New owner loves him, but must sell due to too many horses!)

 Marvelous, very athletic & beautiful Performance AHA gelding!

Panama's bloodlines include such greats as:  "Padrones Psyche" and "Desperado V".
National Champion "TF Psymreekhe" is his sire,  who's sire line goes back to Padron.
His Dam:  "Crystals Fortune", is a Desperado V daughter!
Panama has been in the  halter and Western Pleasure show ring.
Panama checks all the boxes if you are looking for a Purebred Arabian that will excel and win in the Dressage, Western/Dressage, English Pleasure, Hunter Pleasure and/or Equitation world.
His is extremely fancy and athletic, and will definitely get great scores in competition!
He is super flashy and will definitely catch the eye of the judge!
He is mega refined and "willowy".
Gorgeous "dolphin" face.
3 excellent gaits, an absolutely divine canter, so unbelievably comfortable!
Panama is very fun to ride and to be around.
Charming, super sweet character and personality, with a touch of goofyness.
Panama will definitely be your new best friend!
He is safe and NOT SPOOKY!
No vices! 
No buck, rear, bolt!
Panama gets along great with other horses.
He will be lots of fun to "pal around" with your riding buddies.
He has very good feet, and comfortably goes barefoot.
100% sound.
Zero history of health or soundness issues.
Priced reasonably at $8,500.
This boy definitely will not last long!

Schooling Dressage under Saddle:

Schooling Western under Saddle:


   SOLD! (Again)
Congratulations to Debra of North Dakota!    


Stunning, 15 year old, 17.1hh, black Hanoverian gelding!

Strong's 2nd Chance Ranch located in Petaluma has available to the perfect forever home a fabulous old school black with white star Hanoverian by Diamont.

Here is your chance to own a Hanoverian and have him be your best friend.

The breeder trusted our program to help him find his second chance in life. After his basic training "Arty" lived had in the breeder's pasture for years due to slight soundness issues. His big personality led the breeder to believe he wanted more interaction so she gave him to us.

After a few months of refresher training he is now a safe horse to ride. His ground manners are tricky but they do not outweigh his safety under saddle. He is currently enjoyed by our advanced and advance beginner riders walk trot and canter in the arena.

An amazing breed and quite a beauty and barn favorite that is for sure.
Adoption fee waived, Merry Christmas!
We are a 501 c non profit and we're lucky to be part of this great horses journey.

A few facts:
15 year old gelding
Black with white star.
String Halt - not noticed under saddle- hence the price
Huge personality
Great with other horses
Comfortably barefoot
Easy to load
Tricky to bridle for the novice horse handler
outstanding breeding

Asking for a $1,000 adoption fee



Commander: 10 year old, 16.2hh, bay Thoroughbred gelding

To the perfect home, of course.

Very sweet, "Off the Track" Thoroughbred boy in need of his wonderful forever home!

Looking for a Pasture Pet/Ornament/Companion/new Best Friend?

Commander is a 10 year old, 16.2hh, Registered Jockey Club, bay Thoroughbred gelding.

He was rescued by Strong's 2nd Chance Ranch, and is ready to be placed with someone who will love and care for him.

Diagnosed with Navicular.

He is a sweet heart doll.

Like all OTTB, he can be spicy, but only if he is confined to a small space, where he can not express himself, and move about freely.


Successfully placed!

Congratulations to:

Darci with T.J. & Friends Sanctuary!

Whiskey is a super sweet,  13 yr old, 15hh, Appendix Quarter Horse gelding.

He has an old injury that won’t allow him to be ridden any longer. 

His rear leg had a separated tendon, but he is no longer limping and not in pain. 

He is NOT on any medication. 

Whiskey is an easy keeper and loves people. 

He would be great for a therapy "snuggle brush me" horse, and he would probably be fine with small children being led around on his back. 

His background was parades and team penning, and many, many miles of trails.

He is very people friendly and loves attention, and has tons of training, he just isn’t rideable due to his injury that occurred while with his previous owner. 

He would probably be fine to lead small children around on, or to teach about brushing and handling- and is an awesome lawn mower and fertilizer donater.

He would like you to know that we will give the new home a ½ ton of his hay to get him started as well.

Whiskey is currently in the safe and capable hands of Darci with T.J. & Friends Sanctuary, and will remain there until he finds his new, wonderful and forever home.



Congratulations to Alex of Penngrove, Ca.
And Congratulations to Nugget for finding such a wonderful, forever home!

Do you have lots of time, patience and love to offer, but not a lot of funds?

More about Nugget:

He can be a bit spooky and insecure.
He is a wonderful horse, however he needs a quiet, soft, sensitive, balanced rider with a steady hand, to guide, reassure, and develop his confidence.
Nugget is energetic and forward thinking.
The more exercise he gets, the more solid he is.
He is definitely not "bombproof, been the done that".
He needs mileage.
He is, however, a super sweetie, I love him!
And his gait is exceedingly smooth.
He is also excellent on the ground, and with his manners.
He is very patient in the cross ties, and very easy to handle, groom, bathe, etc, even for a junior.
I am selling Nugget as a project.
All reasonable offers will be considered."


CPHS Proudly Presents:


10 year old, 15.2hh, Palomino Missouri Fox Trotter gelding

Super sweet and sensitive "modern type of guy"!

Impossible not to fall in love with this handsome boy.

He is a doll.

Very soft and gentle personality.

Extremely people oriented, bonds immediately and completely.

"Smooth as silk" movement.

Perfect for a rider who requires or prefers a Cadillac ride,
and a Farrari's responsiveness.

Comfortable barefoot.

100% sound and healthy.

Clean legs.

Up to date on everything.

Asking $4500

Under saddle:



Congratulations to Liz of Milpitas, Ca!

Proudly Presented by CPHS:
"Brioso Del Amor"

 12 year old, 15.2hh, true black, double registered PRE & IALHA gelding
Summer coat: shiny jet black, winter coat:  cuddly and cute brown.
This boy is sound and sweet!
His gaits are super smooth.
His trot is exceptionally simple to sit, and he has a "smooth as glass" canter.
He packages easily, and is soft in the mouth.
Brioso is so easy to ride, he practically puts himself on the bit!
Brioso is perfect for an Adult Amateur or Junior rider, who is looking to enjoy their riding time, and excel in Dressage.
Brioso will be really cute Western as well!
He will be your new best friend.
Bloodlines are impressive!
Double registered IALHA and PRE!
Sire is Del Amor De Amigos, by Doctor XVI.
Dam is La Nouba, sired by Maestro.
IALHA #:  8463
PRE Cod:  1901010024US354
100% sound.
No history of health or soundness issues.
Strong black feet.
Offered at the sacrifice price of $13,500, and only to the perfect "forever" home.
New video coming soon!
Under Saddle with Clare up:


Congratulations to Sherri of Wilton, Ca!
New Video!


Absolutely precious, 6 year old, 13.3hh, buckskin Pinto pony

Unbelievably adorable!

The photos say it all!

Walter is sweet, and safe, and brave, and charming.

He is hacking under saddle, and is cute over fences.
Walter would be super cute Western as well!
Perfect pony for your perfect child!

No history of health or soundness issues.


Priced at $4,000

Worded from Walters owner:

"After two months of me riding him everyday I was able to put my daughter on him and help her learn how to effectively use her aids and get the desired response. He poked along like a hunter. He was turning into a fantastic pony. My daughter would do poles and pop him over cross rails and he enjoyed it. At the end of every ride she would take off her tack and walk him around bareback. He is fantastic on trails and isn't afraid of traffic. As you know he has quite the personality and does enjoy human friends a lot."
Videos coming soon!

Congratulations to Susan of Napa, Ca!

CPHS Proudly Presents: 
"Snuffys Lucky Feather" aka "Rambo"

9 year old, 16hh, Tri colored, Tobiano APHA gelding

This boy is a delight!

He is sweet and easy, uncomplicated and super safe!

Absolutely NO buck, rear, bolt, spook!

He is very fun to ride, and to be around.

Rambo has 3 really nice gaits, and will shine as either an English or a Western horse.

He is extremely flashy, and will definitely turn heads!

He does have quite a bit of experience on the trails, and is wonderful in the arena.

Athletic too!

Flying changes will be a breeze.

Very little "wear & tear" on his body.

No history of health or soundness issues.

Comfortably barefoot.

Priced to sell at $6500.

Grab him before he's gone!

He will be your new best friend and riding companion!

Videos coming soon!



Congratulations to Mary of Petaluma, Ca!


13 year old, 15.2hh, palomino with 4 white socks and a blaze, Quarter Horse/Draft gelding.

Super flashy, super safe, experienced trail horse!

His summer coat is dark gold!

Scout is very sweet, charming and fun to be around.

He definitely has a "puppy dog" personality, and will be your new best friend.

Extremely easy to handle on the ground, and around the barn.

Scout has 3 comfortable gaits.

He has tons of trail experience, with absolutely NO buck-rear-bolt or spook.

He is also a wonderful jumper, and exceedingly solid over fences.

Scout is happy to go English or Western.

He would be great for Search and Rescue, Parades, and Mounted Police work.

He definitely prefers trails over arena work, and a soft hand over a heavy one.

He also would love to have his very own person!

Scout is 100% sound and healthy, with no history of health or soundness issues.

He has clean legs, and excellent feet.

Perfectly comfortable barefoot.

Scout is priced fairly at $6,500, Negotiable to the right home.

Scout Free School:


Scout ridden around property:


Please click on the SOLD page Link:
for the full list of successfully Sold horses!