I had planned to sell Gizelle before we arranged to put Belle down but it is really hard to sell an older horse. I was getting ready to just give her away so she wouldn't be alone here after Belle was gone, but Belle didn't wait for us and sadly last month we buried Belle. I was so worried that Gizelle who had never been by herself in her 20 years was just that. . . alone.
To my surprise she is not only adjusted well but seems quite happy and content and I would say she has even matured and grown up some. I was really struggling with this decision and feeling at odds about trying to sell her but I was not paying any attention to her or riding her and not for a long time. In getting her ready to sell I started riding her to show her off and the more I did the more I was enjoying horses again and she is such a sweetie and damn it is trained pretty good even if I do say so myself! I love dressage and Gizelle is trained up to Medium level and is so willing to try her heart out for what ever you want her to do. One thing I have not had for some time is a ring to ride in to practice dressage, so I am going to figure out a way to make one.
I have decided she is my girl and not that it was ever a question of love because I do love her and she will now stay my girl, my baby who I help be born 20 years ago.
My Girl Gizelle