Sport Horse Nation Spotlight: 5 Trusty Packers

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. We include the ad copy provided; click the links for videos, pricing and contact information.

You just can’t go wrong with a packer — that’s why they’re always desirable on Sport Horse Nation. Here’s 6 of our latest listings:

Forrest Gump. Photo via Sport Horse Nation.


⭐️For Sale!⭐️ Forrest Gump. 11 year old TB gelding. Forrest has plenty of prelim and training miles, but would rather be more competitive at the lower levels. He has a great personality and is the same horse where ever you take him. He is very forgiving, can take a joke and safe as can be. He would suit a young rider or amateur learning the ropes of eventing. Asking 40k.  Message for videos: (803) 443-5526. Located in Aiken, South Carolina.

B.E. Favored Ferro. Photo via Sport Horse Nation.

Low Level Packer – Upper Level Prospect

B.E. Favored Ferro, or Felix as we call him, is a 16.2 2013 Irish Sport Horse gelding. He is a very special horse with an in your pocket personality. Suitable for a young rider or professional to take up the levels. Great mover, easy to jump and a pleasure to ride. Felix has completed four prelims successfully with a professional while still being ridden by his young rider at the novice level. Located in Pennsylvania.

We Were Kings. Photo via Sport Horse Nation.

Flashy Novice / Training packer

We Were Kings is a seven year old, 16.1h, Thoroughbred gelding. With four white socks and a blaze he is as flashy as he is talented! King is easy to ride and goes in a snaffle in all three phases. He has been in a program with a five star event rider since coming off the track two years ago. He has successfully completed multiple Novice and Training level events. King has been competed by a professional as well as a junior rider and is always a perfect gentleman! He is a solid Novice/Training level horse and would be ideal for a young rider or adult amateur. Located in Ocala, Florida. Contact me, Danielle Beaver, for more info, at [email protected], or 573-291-0622.

Busy Bea. Photo via Sport Horse Nation.

Your Dream Preliminary Packer

Are you looking for a horse to take you confidently from BN-Intermediate? Look no further. Busy Bea or “Busy” (2007 Clydesdale/Hanoverian/TB) has experience up to the Intermediate level. She has taken her kid off of a pony, helping her win her first Area Championship at Preliminary, and will soon be helping her complete her first Intermediate. At 15.3 hands, Busy is the perfect manageable size, but still takes up your leg. She is great on the ground, clips, loads, ties to the trailer at horse shows, and is a very easy keeper. She can take a joke in the jumping, and doesn’t bat an eye at a bad distance. If you’re looking for a safe first horse, or something that is just plain old fun to jump around, this is your horse. Pretty, smart, and an absolute blast— Busy is one of a kind. Priced in the mid/upper five figures (reasonable offers considered), and located in Lexington, KY. Contact Alexa Ehlers (940)597-0747 with any questions.

Spartan Strength. Photo via Sport Horse Nation.

Preliminary Packer

Spartan Strength is an eight-year-old Thoroughbred gelding who has an extensive record with a young rider. He would make a super Preliminary packer for any Young Rider or adult looking to gain great experience and have fun! Ready to go intermediate. Winner of the Open Preliminary at Fresno County Horse Park in October 2019! He is easy in the barn and clips, ties, stands for farrier. Located at Chocolate Horse Farm in Petaluma.

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