had a full career of rope horse,
horse and trail horse.
... most importantly,
a teacher, of
kindness and patience to kids.
know he has been the most loved & remembered lesson horse at
Lazy S Ranch Riding School.
An update on Firecracker 6-2012:
is still remembered as the "Ranch Mascot"
With a note often attached to his forelock reading:
name is Firecracker. I am supposed to be loose!
If you see me in trouble, tell Tia"
In his "loose" years, he had not gotten into any trouble.
He returned to his open door
stall for shelter,
and at feeding time, for his special blend of feed .
He quietly visited his friends and
took naps in
the shade on the lawns.
He learned that by joining the
lessons horses at the hitch rack,
when they were getting groomed, he also got grooming.
His health and general condition was amazing for a horse his age,
even at the end.
His heart was strong, but his almost 36 years caught up.
We like to think he lived so long because of the LOVE !
We will never forget Firecracker but we might soon amend this page.
young man riding firecracker is now 15 years old and 6' 1" tall.