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April 23, 2014


Call us or email us. 830 693 8253 email is Pat@tonkawood.com

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This beautiful mare Kitty is a registered American Quarterhorse. She is 14 years old and is a gem. She stands 14 3 hands. She has passed all her tests with ease. She is remarkable as nothing seems to phase her in any of our tests. Her calm demeanor and her willing attitude has made her a favorite with the students here at Tonkawood.  She will go over all the tests without a bobble and loves her trail work. This is a beautiful smart mare. We recommend her for any rider as her safety and calm attitude are amazing. She is the kind of horse that judges her rider and behaves accordingly. We love these kind of horses here at Tonkawood. We have a video available for review.


Now if you want some color, here is Happy is a 14 year old leopard Appaloosa.  He stands 15 hands and is beautiful.  His pretty head, and his great body are a plus.  He was owned by young children that showed him in showmanship at halter and western pleasure at the county fairs in their area. He became for sale as they went off to college and no longer were riding him.  He needs a new family and a good home.  He has passed all our tests with flying colors.  This is a good one folks! (sale pending)


Skip is a registered 8 year old black and white Paint.  Not only is he a rare color, but absolutely beautiful.  His main claim to fame is that he was a Houston Mounted patrol horse and has gone through all the rigorous training necessary for joining this elite group. He was a ranch gelding before so does cattle also. He has passed all the tests we have for him and was a star. Skip stands just under 15 hands.


This beautiful colored Paint is 14 3 hands and is 13 years old.  He has passed all his tests with flying colors.  Trifecta is a great candidate for anyone that wants to do a safe fun trail ride.  He has gone through all the obstacles with ease and grace and loves his trail work. He is as pretty outside as he is inside.  We recommend him for any rider. (sale pending)


This beautiful registered Paint gelding is 8 years old.  Once again our buyer has outdone herself.  This horse is so gentle and forgiving that you can do just about anything you want with him.  He has passed all his tests perfectly and with ease. He stands 15 hands and is shedding his coat well from his north Texas home. He is easy to handle, a pleasure to ride and just a great all around horse for anyone.  He is registered so would make a great 4 H show prospect.


This wonderful horse Lucky is a Quarter Horse. We sold him to a family that used him for trail riding and riding in the mountains of New Mexico. He passed all the Tonkawood tests with flying colors and is safe, dependable and a great great trail horse for anyone to ride. Due to a family situation, he has become available to a good home and someone that wants to do serious trail riding.  He is safe, dependable and a good representative of Tonkawood horses.  You can call his owner, the Twilley's for any furtner information.  830 833 9018


Call us or email us. 830 693 8253 email is Pat@tonkawood.com


Sale pending means that the horse has been sold and is out for the 7 day period.  Please see our guarantee.



We are so proud of our new owners and the good horses they have.  These safe guys are the backbone of the industry, hard to find and deserve a good home with loving families.  We are happy to say that all our "guys" are well placed and that makes our job fun and much easier.  Thank you all. 


We are especially proud of our horses that are going out of state as the trust and our references are giving our horses a great opportunity to serve in other states as well as here in Texas.

Pat and Pam


 Our Designer horses!

We would like to ask our prospective buyers to give us a good description and outline of the horses you are looking for.   We would like to encourage you to email us, or call us telling us exactly what you are looking for in a horse. There are eight criteria we look at when we determine if we can "match" you to a horse. 1. Safety.  2. The need. What do you want to do with the horse? Trail ride, ranch ride, versatility play days etc.  3. What is your skill level? 4. Where are you keeping the horse? This allows us to determine the suitability of our horses to YOUR environment. 5. Are you going to haul your horses to ride? Obviously easy loading is a MUST. 6. What are the pasture mates? 7. Who is going to ride the horse? Children, family or single rider need is a question we ask. WHEN WE DETERMINE WHAT KIND OF PARTNER YOU NEED, THEN WE CAN SUITABILITY FIND YOU A MATCH. 8. What price range are you looking in ?

We ask you to come to Tonkawood for an evaluation ride so we can see what kind of partner you want and need that way with high gas prices you do not waste a trip for a horse and we can make a good match for you. Please note that we are not seeking to critize your riding as we get all kinds of riders, but the overriding goal is to have you enjoy the horse, the sport and the love based on your needs and skills. If you come to Tonkawood and do an evaluation ride, we will then seek a partner for you, determine the suitability for you and then send you pictures.  If you live to far, then please give us as much information as you can so we can make sure we show you a candidate that suites your needs and suites the horse. If you like the horse, after an evaluation ride, we send pictures, and if the look suites you, we will then HOLD the horse for you until you can come to see it. We also ask that you check out our sold column and give us an idea of the type of "look" you like.  That cuts down time, effort and money by pre qualifying a horse for you.

Our horses must meet the standard of safety we require for all of them. No horse can be perfect at all times, and circumstances can occur that render the horse unsuitable or the rider not in tune. Some horses are better suited to individual needs than others, that is why we are asking you to give us a list so we can determine if and how a horse will suite your needs.