Archive for the ‘Horses’ Category


Monty tells his life story

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

Carte Blanche catches up with Monty Roberts. Watch this short (9 minute) video interview where Monty tells his story and shares his goals. Can subtle behavioral language used by horses to communicate with each other be used by humans too?

Watch the interview here:



Fergus Series on Monty’s Equus Online Uni

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Launching on April 9, the Fergus Series of Monty’s tour videos show Monty working with a challenging, spooky horse in a public demonstration. Join the Uni to watch this demonstration and hundreds of other video lessons by Monty! Go to:


Hometown Colonel

Friday, November 8th, 2013

“Colonel” is a 16hh 2010 buckskin appendix QH gelding. This handsome horse is progressive in his learning and has a great aptitude. He has had a year of riding and been used to gather and move cattle, ridden over obstacles and works well alongside other horses. With his TB lineage and athleticism, he is smooth to ride and with his eye appeal could be ridden either Western or English.


Watch this video of Hometown Colonel’s first long-lining session:

Colonel gathering cattle at a cattle ranch in the Santa Ynez Valley, summer 2013:





Designed By Magic

Friday, November 8th, 2013

Designed by Magic is a Quarter Horse gelding born in 2011. “Magic” is a handsome, coming 3-year-old bay gelding by Chics Magic Potion and out of Tesigner Jeans, who has produced several winners in the show ring. He is a half brother to Black Magic who recently placed in the finals at the Reno Snaffle Bit Futurity. If you are looking for a prospect for next year, “Magic” is started and ready to go on with. Magic found has his home, he’s no longer available for sale.




Heartless Nicky

Friday, November 8th, 2013

“Nicky” is by the successful sire, Nic It In The Bud and out of a foundation bred mare. She is a good moving, athletic bay mare who would make a great team penning horse, or with more time, possibly a non-pro cow horse. She has a good disposition and is ready to go on with her training and loves working cows.



Dry Little Pine

Friday, November 1st, 2013

Dry Little Pine, aka “Bean” or “Frijolito” would be a excellent horse for a rider interested in competitive trail riding, ranch trail classes or any other Western activities. This 2006 gelding has foundation Quarter Horse bloodlines and an appealing conformation. “Bean” is an upbeat horse with a lot of training, great energy and a positive attitude. He is a horse best suited for an moderately experienced rider.




Sweet Ovations

Friday, November 1st, 2013

Sweet Ovations is a 2009 Bay Mare. “Sweetie” is a beautiful bay mare by a champion pleasure sire, Ovations Only and out of a foundation Quarter Horse mare. She is smooth to ride and has a lovely way of going. “Sweetie” has a lovely disposition and with her breeding will excel at pleasure and trail riding. 



Monty Roberts Willing Partners™: RANSOM IN SILVER

Friday, October 11th, 2013
“Silver” is a 2011 red roan gelding 14.2hh. This good-sized young horse has a great disposition and a positive attitude to learning. His confirmation and color will certainly catch your eye. Silver arrived here at the farm as a foal. In 2013, after extensive groundwork, he was started and used in the MRILC classes. He has had the opportunity to be handled and exposed to many people and situations.

Ransom In Silver



Monty Roberts Willing Partners™: HOLLYWOODGOLD SMOKEY

Friday, October 11th, 2013
“Smokey” is a 2011 grullo gelding 14.2hh. We are impressed with his disposition and his trainability and look forward to seeing him progress. Smokey arrived here at the farm as a foal. In 2013, after extensive groundwork, he was started and used in the MRILC classes. He has had the opportunity to be handled and exposed to many people and situations.




Monty Roberts Willing Partners™: NU HOLLYWOOD ZANE

Friday, October 11th, 2013
“Zane” is a 2010 grullo gelding 14.3hh. This easygoing horse is mentally and physically able to be the right partner for someone to have fun with for a long time. He has accepted all of the challenges presented in his training program with the right mindset. He will make someone a wonderful Willing Partner.


Watch Zane’s first Join-Up and first saddle with Monty: