Horses for Loan13 yrsColour BayMare
13 years old but has only been in proper work for just over 3 years. Jumped double clears on her two BE outings and is talented on the flat but generally needs bringing on.
Has been hunting, intermediate team chasing, to PC area dressage, show jumping, working hunter, BE eventing, TREC competitions, including the GB champs and on numerous fun and beach rides.
Not a straight forward ride sometimes. Can be stressy when at competitions and in the school (nothing nasty). Also can be spooky on hacks and in the school. Will require time and patience to settle her and bring out the best in her. Inconsistent in contact so needs working long and low- she is being lunged to also help with this. Can work in an outline, has beautiful paces and is straight. Has a bold jump and is forward going but doesn't pull. Not suitable as a first horse and needs to be regularly ridden.
Hacks out alone or in company and is unfazed by traffic. Very brave, very responsive and will try hard to please. Will stand out hunting, do gates, generally look after you and give you a lovely day out. A genuine little horse.
Happiest when in a routine especially when stabled on a yard with others. Has a sweet temperament on the ground and is good to clip, groom, with the dentist and farrier.Has manners and is sensitive however can be a little stressy but the most she'll do is stand on your feet! Very used to travelling. Needs feeding in the winter and appropriately rugging.
Can be kept totally on her own with no problems but be wary if in with others or on her own in a field near others. Fine to go out with other horses but only if she gets on with them. You will have to judge this for yourself. Won't cope being in a stable all day (she'll need turnout, to go on a walker or to be lead in hand).
Sire is Ratisbon, who successfully competed novice BE and grand sire is Raphael.
You will need to be an experienced in riding (16 yrs old +) unflappable and quiet rider who is knowledgeable in stable management. Star could be a lot of fun for someone who is competing at lower levels, doing riding club/pony club and is willing to put the work in to progress. If you don't want to compete and are just wanting to school/have lessons and hack that's fine too. Basically looking for someone who will do much the same things with her as I have. Please don't enquire if you're interested in just jumping and I may let her go hunting/teamchasing (novice level only) but there will be caveats (please ask if you'd like more details on these points). You must be willing to sign a legal loan agreement and be happy with keeping in touch as I would love to see how you both get on.
Hoping to go travelling and start a career before having her back in 2-4yrs time. Serious enquiries only please. Please be prepared to give references and send videos of your riding. She is currently based in Pembrokeshire (South West Wales) but willing to consider homes in South and Mid Wales, West Midlands and those off the M4 (not beyond Reading).
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