Sport Horse Nation Spotlight: Add a Little Color to Your Collection

In the market for a new four-legged partner? You may find your unicorn on our sister site, Sport Horse Nation. To help with the search, we’re going to feature a selection of current listings here on EN each week. We include the ad copy provided; click the links for videos, pricing and contact information.

For a few years I was riding an Appaloosa pony mare, and everywhere we went she turned heads. “She’s so cute!” was the usual cry as strangers leaned in to give her a scratch. She loved the attention, of course, and she tried extra hard to be adorable in public.

If you’re looking to add a little color to your equine collection but still want the athleticism required for sport, here’s four horses for sale with their own unique patterns to match their personalities!

Wapz Masterpiece. Photo via Sport Horse Nation.

Get SPOTTED – Future Event Prospect Extrodinaire

Event Prospect Extraordinaire! Be BOLD with color and talent on this coming 2 y/o SPORTALOOSA GELDING! Wapz Masterpiece aka Armani is from eventers on both sides. On the sires side, Wapuzzan…Wap-Appaloosa lines are well known for their o/f talent, good minds, longevity and soundness.

He has many siblings that are eventing, winning at Prelim and one was aimed for Advanced before being purchased. Currently his 6 y/o brother is tied 2nd in the NATION at BN! His TB dam, Charming Devil by Ayes Turn lines (evented to Prelim herself) and is the sister to Katilin Spurlock’s Rolex mount Expedience! The dam’s TB b’lines are known for producing good eventers. The TB side gives him finesse and forward endurance! This young gelding is a great combination of bloodlines, conformation, mind and color! He is UP Potential or is sure to be fun and successful at any lower level as well.

Armani has had 120 days of professional in-hand training to keep him well handled and experienced growing up. He has already shown twice in-hand, qualifying for the Championship round each time even against WB’s! He already hauls great and settles in well at shows. He has a goofy-quirky fun personality and grabs attention everywhere he goes for his stunning looks. He is very smart and learns quickly. Armani is currently standing 15.1 as a yearling. He is expected to mature 16.2 hh.

We are seeking a driven, committed rider who wants a lifetime future partner to have amazing experiences with. Someone who will cherish making a bond with Armani and who will have the focus to really drive their partnership as far as they dare to dream. *However first and foremost we want Armani and his person to be happy – it’s not all about showing and winning, that is just his ability if you want to take him there* But we do feel he is bred for and will be happiest in a performance home/match.

Armani is ApHC registered and eligible for AWS and Sportaloosa International, SHOC etc. He also has lifetime membership to USEF/USDF. Located in North Carolina.

Canso de la Mancha. Photo by Brant Gamma via Sport Horse Nation.

Looking for its new partner: Confirmed Intermediate horse with CIC/CCI2* experience.

Canso de la Mancha: 10 y.o. gelding (Spring 2007), Tall 16’1, TB (light) body type.

Made the top three at every event attended at the Preliminary level, except at his second start where he finished 4th. Won his second Intermediate event leading straight from dressage, in the Open division.

Rides the three phases in a snaffle. The type of horse who is calm for dressage, then lights up for the XC and Stadium while staying very connected to his rider. Very honest and careful, locks to the fence. A real pleasure to work with.

Would be best suited for an Amateur or a Junior wanting to move up the levels up to Intermediate, with a safe, fun and competitive partner. This horse will never let you down if you take the time to create a bond with him. He could also make a fun jumper or dressage partner. He just came back from a jumping show where he won the Mini Prix. All eyes were on him, as usual! He also finished season champion in Dressage level 2 last year.

Cleanest medical record – never injured, not injected, no medication of any sort. Always fresh and happy to work the day after cross-country. The horse is entered for three events this fall: an Intermediate and a CIC2* in September, and a CCI2* in October.

Serious inquiries only. This horse is sold because his owner thinks he maxed at 2* and will not be comfortable at 3*. She prefers finding him a good home where he will stay within his comfort zone and make his next rider confident and competitive in any show ring. Located in Canada.

Appaloosa Sport Horse gelding. Photo by Shannon Brinkman via Sport Horse Nation.

Appaloosa Sport Horse gelding by Wapuzzan

Black Appaloosa Sport Horse. 3.5 years old. This guy will be ready to show in the spring. Great mind, kind and forgiving. Super easy to work with in all ways. Has been exposed to a lot without being over used as a youngster. Has in hand show experience in FEH. Ground driving as a yearling, and started lightly under saddle at 2. This summer has done a couple of schooling shows. Has even foxhunted once, and was a super star. No problems with ditches, banks, water. Nice mover. Super athletic and scopey – potential for upper level. Get to know him now and hit the ground running in the spring. Great opportunity to get a young horse with a sane mind and sound body! More videos and photos available. Located in Iowa.

Sky. Photo via Sport Horse Nation.

Pinto Friesian -Flashy Sport Horse

“Sky ” -turned out with more of the warm blood look than strict Friesian. He turns black bay pinto for 6 mos of the year during the cooler months. Most agreeable horse I’ve ever owned and every ride is a pleasure. Doing training level dressage well and does more advanced movements of leg yield,shoulder in, etc. He is the cool WB push ride vs tense,tight backed hot horses.

Superb trail horse has been ridden alone/grp on numerous ,scenic horse park trails throughout Colorado. May be one of those rare horses that could fox hunt calmly. V sound.. can go barefoot the whole year. Easy keeper, likes attention on the crossties. Tolerates llama right next to him in the pasture and multiple goats running under his legs and jumping off tack trunks right next to him.

For sale because he’s only ridden 3-4 x month and he should have been already been shown extensively. Can get an 8 on his sweeping,elastic walk and also stretch circles that each get coefficient scores x 2 at shows. The steady horse in dressage classes for AA and Jrs usually wins. Should also have been doing scenic trail riding all over Colorado.

This conformation pic is preliminary..doesn’t totally show the very correct conformation he has. I choose this picture of him in the winter when he came right out of the muddy pasture because it showed how trim he can get. He is not as trim now re: mos of lush pasture. Uphill neck build .. rides big ..shown on video with 5 foot nine man and he is 15 hds. Limited jump experience but brave and should learn quickly. Located in Colorado.

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