HorsesShowingAll Rounders£ 8,000
Cooper is a horse in a million, safe, sane, sensible and absolutely stunning with a temperament to die for! He is a 15.3h/16h 8 year old dark bay gelding with 4 white socks. He is a very sought after type as horses like Cooper are very few and far between. He is a real quality maxi cob who is predominately Irish Draught, although is unregistered. He really catches the eye with his stunning shiny coat with gorgeous dapples that catch the light. He has the most handsome head and kind eye. He is a good true to type stamp with loads of bone and a lovely deep girth, enabling him to carry a good amount of weight; he would be classed as a heavy weight cob. He would easily carry a gentleman rider or equally be well suited to a lady or teenager. He is very correct with excellent conformation, straight clean limbs, blemish free and straight movement. He really would be a stand out in the show ring as he is not only very correctly put together he is also extremely polite, has lovely smart paces and is drop dead gorgeous. He is good enough to excel at county level and go all of the way. He is a real leg in each corner type who is a smooth comfortable ride. He would also make a lovely riding club alrounder or lovely pleasure horse.
Cooper works nicely in the school; he has 3 correct balanced paces and works in a lovely outline. His paces are very comfortable; it’s like sitting in an armchair. He has a lovely relaxed swingning walk He has a super active trot, where he works from behind and tracks up effortlessly. His canter is nicely engaged and uphill. He is a super medium speed ride who moves nicely off the leg and works in a nice even rhythm; he is not at all sharp. He has a real soft mouth and is ridden in a snaffle. He adapts well to different riders. He is very safe to ride and really fills his rider with confidence. He has a lovely willing attitude towards his work and really aims to please in whatever he does. He has all the basics established to go and do a nice preliminary test and has the potential to go further in this sphere with further schooling. He is also super to ride bareback and very comfortable too.
Cooper enjoys his jumping and makes a neat scopey shape. He hasn’t done a huge amount of jumping but it is clear he has a talent to jump. He has mainly been used as a pleasure/ flat work horse. He will happily pop small jumps around 80cm with ease from trot or canter. He definitely has scope to jump higher with a little more practice. He really enjoys xc and gives his rider lots of fun. He jumps anything you point him at in a lovely relaxed manner including ditches and into water. He is always very level headed and sensible. He also loves popping logs and small hedges when out hacking.
Cooper is a super hack both alone and in company. He is excellent in traffic, he regularly crossing a busy 'a' road roundabout and will patiently wait until it is clear to cross and isn't fazed by Lorries passing him etc. He is great in open spaces and regularity hacks out in a group of horses and will canter in any order without getting strong or fizzy. He has been on long 10 mile hacks, where he has crossed rivers, jumped logs, crossed bridges etc all in a calm manner. He really is so chilled out and you can really relax on him and enjoy yourself. He would be excellently suited for pleasure rides and happy hacking. He has been on lots of pleasure rides where he has explored lots of the English countryside and has always put a huge smile on his riders face. He is really straight forward and easy to take out to different places in the trailer/Lorry. He stands so chilled out next to the trailer to tack up, just like he does when he is at home. He has beautiful manners and would be good for someone that doesn’t have any help and takes their horse out alone. He will give someone hours of fun. He would be very ideal to hunt also as he is very calm and sensible in large groups of horses and really looks after his rider.
Cooper has a temperament to die for, he is very quiet to handle and has manners to burn. He is a very easy boy to have around, he is excellent in all ways to handle, and is regularity handled safely by children. He leads like a dog and isn't fazed by anything. He happily lives in or out and mixes very well with other horses. He really is a gentle softie who loves cuddles and a fuss. He forms an amazing bond with her owner. He is a real yard favourite who will definitely be your best friend. Cooper must go to a 10* home where he will be loved and enjoyed. He will make someone extremely happy. He would make an excellent maxi show cob, pleasure horse/riding club alrounder or simply a best friend. videos available upon request.
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