Blue & WhiteMare15.2 handsIrish Draught X
Betty’s Rainbow is an absolutely gorgeous 15.2h rising 5 year old Irish draught x Irish sport horse mare who is full of quality. It is very hard to find a young horse who is so level headed, safe and sensible; she is more like a 7/8 year old in all ways, she really is a dream. She is the full package, good looking, quiet, sensible, superb temperament and a brilliant alrounder who loves life. She would make the perfect mother/ daughter share for all riding club activities as she is the perfect size to be enjoyed for a wide range of riders. She catches the eye where ever she goes with her gorgeous colour and gentle kind eye. She has excellent conformation, clean limbs, straight movement and is blemish free. She has a lovely depth of girth and definitely is a leg in each corner type and is very comfortable. She is very genuine in every way and has he most amazing quiet loving temperament, she wants to be everyone’s best friend.
Betty works lovely on the flat with 3 super correct paces including a very balanced collected canter that you could sit to all day! She is very established for her age and works correctly in a soft frame. She is very light in the hand, always ridden in a snaffle. She carries herself in a natural outline and gives her rider a lovely feel. She has lots of potential to excel in dressage; she would do a very good preliminary test now and would quickly work up the levels and easily affiliate. She has done a couple of have a go dressage tests where she obtained very high scores around 70% showing loads of potential and ability. She has been started correctly and all the basics are now established to be built on. She is very straight forward and safe to ride with good transitions and gives a very smooth ride. She is very rideable, adapts well to different riders, she has been ridden by competent novices upwards and always try's her best to please. She is a very sensible ride and doesn't need riding every day to keep her sane, you can very much pick her up and put her down. She puts such a big smile on her riders face as she is such a comfortable fun ride.
Betty enjoys to jump and makes a nice shape. She nicely takes you into a fence and is very honest and genuine to jump. She happily jumps from trot or canter and just takes it all in her stride. She’s very sensible to jump, she doesn’t get strong or excited at all. She jumps off any stride and will help her rider out. She has been jumping around 80cm courses with scope to go on, however we haven't wanted to push her as she has a big future ahead of her. She has jumped both coloured and rustic fences confidently and also jumps coloured fillers. She is very suitable for all riding club jumping activities and will definitely has the potential to be a top end riding club jumping horse or even BS. She is very eager to please and very easy to jump so she would suit lots of different riders. She has attended some jumping clinics and clear round shows where she has always been very well behaved and waited patiently for her turn. She really does have such a superb attitude.
Betty loves xc and is very good at it. She jumps in a lovely rhythm and nicely takes you into the jumps. She jumps all kinds of fences including logs, hedges, steps, ditches, tyres, combinations, skinnies, into water ect, she's very chilled out and just pops over without looking or worrying. She jumped some big fences of 90cm where she really showed her scoped. She gives her rider so much fun and confidence. She would make a nice eventer as she he is good at all 3 disciplines and has such a trainable attitude with no quirks or hesitations.
Betty is lovely to hack both alone and in company. She is excellent with traffic and regularity crosses the a47 roundabout where she sees lorries and buses. She is very sensible in open spaces, demonstrating how she acts older than she is. She will happily canter in any order within a group in a calm sensible manner. She has been on pleasure/pub rides where she was such a pleasure. She would be very well suited to beach rides as she loves water and doesn’t hot up in open spaces. She would also be the ideal type to take on horse holidays as she settles in straight away at new places and just has so much fun to offer someone. She would definitely make someone a real quality leisure/pleasure horse.
Betty has a temperament to die for. She loves people and will make someone an amazing best friend. She is the friendliest horse on the yard. She is such an easy going happy girl who would be a real asset to any yard. She is a very calming influence to have around and has helped a couple of more stress horses settle in. She acts more like a gelding than a mare, she is never mareish. She is very easy to handle in all ways; she is always the first one to come over to you in the field. She enjoys being groomed and bathed, she is perfect to catch and with the farrier, she loads well, she stood rock solid to clip. She will happily live in or out, alone or with company, she’s a very versatile straightforward girl. She never fails to put a smile on your face!
Betty deserves a 10* home where she will be someone’s dream horse and give them years of pleasure. She is a true alrounder who can turn her hoof to any job, for this reason she would suit a wide range of people whether you want a sane dressage horse, a genuine jumper, a fun xc horse, an eventer, a top end riding club horse or just a safe hack/ pleasure horse. The type very hard to find.
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