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Happy Landings


Happy Landings ABC 3252, is an American Bashkir Curly by WCC Benjamin ABC 2770, out of DCC Wyoming Gold ABVC 2486. Born 09.14.03, Happy Landings is a brown over mare. Hanako, which is Japanese for Little Flower, is her barn name.

Lynn Downer of Canada, owner of both the sire and dam, bred Hanako. Wyoming Gold is a 1996 Buckskin pinto curly mare bred by Nan Bell of Moran, Wyoming. Benjamin is a black rabicano stallion.

Hanako has one offspring by Extreme Gold, a palomino Thoroughbred. The filly Tampa Gold was born 05.17.2015.

In 2005, Hanako ranked ABCR Res. Champ. In-Hand, a testimony to her near perfect confirmation as well as her compliant, friendly nature and trainability. In 2009, she participated in the Manassas, Virginia Christmas Parade. Well recovered from a 2011 styfle injury, she has been in full-time combined training since mid-2014. In the spring of 2017, she was introduced to cross country Eventful Acres. In August 2019, Hanako participated as a non-competitor at the Woodside Horse Trials. She shows First Level in dressage. Hanako trail rides and is a good companion for young horses. As a lesson horse for young children riding lead line to intermediate level adult riders, Hanako is worth her weight in gold!