Sport Horse Nation Spotlight: Experience Pays

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.

Experienced horses are incredible teachers with a wealth of knowledge to share. Here’s five horses listed for sale on Sport Horse Nation who could teach you a thing or two:

Boyd Martin and Contestor at Jersey Fresh in 2019. Photo by Shelby Allen.


Contestor, who has competed up to the 4* level, is a 16.3, 2007 KWPN Oldenburg Gelding by Contango (by Contender) out of a thoroughbred mare, Jer’s Princess. He is the perfect horse for a young rider or adult amateur who wants to move up the levels with a very experienced, easy to ride horse that can win. He is soft to ride in dressage consistently receiving scores in the 20’s and low 30’s. And he is brave to the jumps, Boyd Martin trained him from a 5-year-old to the 4* level. He is currently with a dressage rider focusing on his dressage and would also make a great dressage horse. Located in Aiken, SC.

Elbaran. Photo via Sport Horse Nation.

Amateurs Dream Horse: Packer with 2* Experience

“Elbaran” is a 16.2, 11 year old KWPN gelding. He is very fancy on the flat with the ability to do straight dressage. A careful yet brave jumper, he will help you out in a miss. He has successfully competed up to the 2* level and is now looking to teach someone the ropes at the lower levels. Located in Ocala, Fl.

Second Amendment. Photo via Sport Horse Nation.

Experienced competitive Prelim gelding

16.3hh 2007 bay Holsteiner x TB gelding and a full brother to ‘Magnum Martini’ who competed for Brazil at the WEGs 2018.

‘Gunnar’ has competed extensively at Prelim throughout Canada and the USA most recently finishing 2nd in the Open Prelim at Oakhurst. With the bravery and scope for the upper levels, Gunnar is a true athlete who would suit both a capable junior /amateur looking for experience or a professional looking for an upper level mount. Easy to clip, shoe, load and do in every way. X rays available. Price will increase as he goes up the levels with Selena O’Hanlon this year. Located in Ocala, Fl.

Romolos Friar. Photo via Sport Horse Nation.

Upper level event horse Looking for a great home with ambitious Rider

Romolos Friar aka Tucker is a proven 2* and 3* horse with multiple riders. 11 YR old gelding with tons of scope he’s perfect for a young rider or any ambitious rider looking to learn and compete and move up the levels. Smart and talented gelding very careful and safe over fences. Tucker has also spent time show jumping at the 1.15 and 1.2 m events this fall in Ohio and GA with great success. Friendly and fun horse in the barn. Great to clip, ship, and enjoy his fun personality, he’s also very Sound, and has great feet. Looking for a great home with lots of love and time to keep him in a strong program. Price neg to the right home; asking 30,000 for sale, will also consider a lease at 12,000 or lease to own to find him the best home. Horse with a lot of potential and fun. More video and pic available to whatsapp. Located in Tennessee.

Could’ve Ben and Jerry’s. Photo via Sport Horse Nation.

Experienced 3*** Eventer

Could’ve Ben and Jerry’s is a 2006 Zangersheide Gelding with experience through 3***. Super fancy on the flat, a careful jumper and bold XC he would be an ideal partner for Young Riders or someone wanting to compete at the FEI levels. A super horse on the flat with scores in the low 20’s, Newton has multiple placings at Intermediate. He is fit sound and ready to compete. All the talent to compete at Advanced/4****.

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