HorsesAll RoundersEventers£ 12,500
Connemara Grey Gelding 4 years 15.2 hands
“Monkey” is a very special gelding.
He has it all and very importantly he has the most amazing temperament beyond his years.
He is always in a snaffle for all activities and has a beautiful light mouth and is never strong. He is also nice and responsive without being sharp or sensitive from the leg.
You can give him a few days off, without having the hang ups of a horse that needs riding every day.
We have tested him in many settings, he has been on group hunt rides with a young girl and has been the perfect horse not getting stressy or silly when other horses around him have been.
His flat work is extremely balanced and he keeps getting better and stronger every week. He moves superbly well and is a horse that catches everyones eye when he is out and about. We have had many lovely comments from other riders.
He works in a nice outline and is not sharp or spooky. We have had him in both an outdoor and indoor arena and schooling round in open fields.
He has been slowly produced with his future in mind, giving him time to digest things, mature and strengthen. When you ride him you can really feel this paying off.
He hacks alone and in company and has been very good with busy traffic, including tractors and all types of farm machinery. He has been cross country schooling, excelling at everything asked of him proving to be bold and brave yet careful. He has jumped ditches, skinnies, brush and been in the water.
Show jumping he is unfazed by any fillers and popped straight over the water tray. He he been lightly jumped with an emphasis on his future doing everything slowly and correctly giving him the basis for a long successful competition career.
He has the most amazing attitude to life and work and is one of the few 4yrs that can be truly ridden by the whole family in all situations.
He has been on several hunt rides jumping everything asked of him including going through rivers. He was happy to lead, follow and leave the other horses, all in a snaffle without getting strong or silly.
Around the yard he is straightforward to manage, always happy to be caught, tied up and easy to lead. He loads happily into a trailer or a lorry and can be taken off on his own and will stand with no fuss. He can also be left on his own if you have more than one horse without any issue. He is totally viceless.
He is very well bred out of Loughmor Macdara Og, which is a very popular Connemara stallion for eventing.
He has great confirmation, lovely strong feet and has no blemishes, so I have no doubt that he will fly through a vetting.
He really would suit any home and any rider, as he’s fun safe and sensible, with an amazing genuine temperament. He has been professionally broken by the best in Ireland, then expertly produced so far in England. He really has had the best possible start to his ridden life and is ready to be someone’s horse of a lifetime.
He would be a great asset to any family and he will be greatly missed when he goes, as he has settled in so brilliantly here and has already captured our hearts.
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