Yes I bought the Fleetpaw Bjorne (and the turtle battlepet). This mount starts at level five and can be converted to the Ebonfur at 50.
ArcheAge is a sandbox game, right? So being a twit - blockading choke points for people running packs seems to be the thing - Cinderstone/Two Crown, Hellswamp/Halcyona and the Dewstone Bridge seem to be favorites of this one guild.
Creative use of crates on an 8x8
The bear makes a great hood ornament
Truly stuck on the Dewstone Bridge