His original owner got Will Penny when he was 2 years old. When he had 45 days under saddle, he won reserved grand champion in hunter and western pleasure at the Montrose, CO, County Fair. He was shown for 5 years and won other reserved and grand championships pleasure classes. He was also used to pack out elk, dressage, jumping and trail riding. He was then in 4H competitions for 8 years. Prior to coming here, he hadn't been worked for 2 years and was very underweight. He is now sound and healthy and is an easy keeper.