Sport Horse Nation Spotlight: Five Classy Thoroughbreds

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.

How do you like your Thoroughbred event horses? Raced or unraced, gray or bay, experienced or just getting started in the sport … we’ve got a little bit of everything up for grabs right now over at SHN. Have a look around!

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Exmoor: Handsome, Athletic & Brave

This 9-year-old 16.2-hh Thoroughbred gelding (JC name: Fot – Posse x Nobody But Me, by Trust N Luck) has been in the equestrian program at an East Tennessee resort since coming off the track in 2020. But as much as “Exmoor” enjoys hitting our rugged mountain trails with guides, this athletic guy deserves a job more befitting of his potential.

When a guide started him over small fences this winter we discovered that he is a natural and brave jumper. He hasn’t so much as batted an eyelash over anything we’ve pointed him at. He will excel as an eventer, hunter/jumper or foxhunting staff horse. He’s soft in the bridle and goes well in a hackamore or snaffle. He’s well-muscled, crosses water happily, and hacks out alone or in company although he does prefer to lead. He’ll pair best with an experienced rider who can continue his training. Watch a video of him here.

Exmoor’s goofball personality keeps us entertained. He has a curious mind and just wants to put everything in his mouth. His work ethic is excellent and he truly enjoys being ridden. He lives out 24/7 but also enjoys chilling in a stall. He is UTD on everything, has recent clean radiographs, and we feel confident that he will pass a rigorous pre-purchase exam.

Located at Blackberry Farm in Walland, TN (25 minutes from the Knoxville airport).

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Genuine, sweet, Novice level, 7 year old OTTB, ready for his move up.

Promoted (aka Promo) is a 7 year old 16.1 OTTB, ready to move up to Training. Great brain! Solid work ethic, brave. Has multiple wins at BN and N level in Open divisions and T.I.P. divisions. 5th place overall in Eventing at 2021 Retired Racehorse Megamakeover. Appropriate for juniors, young riders, adult amateurs riding in a program. Promo has had a successful tie back surgery 2 years ago which does not limit him in any way. He has been in a professional training program since coming off the track 2 1/2 years ago. Perfect back Xrays! Located just South of Atlanta, right next to Chatt Hills competition facility. 15 minutes from the ATL airport. Price to increase with further competitions and training.

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Saving Grace

Saving Grace: 2016 16.2h chestnut unraced Thoroughbred mare

This lovely mare has been in our program since retiring from the racetrack, where she trained but never raced. She has been brought along carefully and thoughtfully, and is regularly ridden by her amateur owner. Grace is brave, always takes you to the jumps and hacks out by herself or with groups. She is a pleasure to have in the barn and just as easy and sweet as could be.

Grace started her eventing career this year and has placed every time out. There is nothing holding this pretty girl back, and she would be suitable for an ambitious amateur or young rider looking for a safe, athletic and fun horse to bring along. She will continue competing until sold, so grab her now before her price goes up!

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Striking grey TB

Broadway Jerry
4 yo TB 16.1+
Jerry is a lovely horse with a relaxed way of going and plenty of jump to spare. Jerry recently joined our program embracing his new career
and competed in the 4 YEH at the Virginia Horse trails May 26 like an old pro finishing in 2nd. Honest brave consistent jumper, loves cross country, does everything in a loose ring. Sound, suitable for a confident teenager, AA, or young pro looking for a horse with ability to move up the levels.

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Amateur/Young Rider’s Dream Horse

2011, 15.3 hh, Thoroughbred Gelding

“Holy City” aka Hank is every amateur/young rider’s dream horse! As an unraced TB with a solid, winning record through novice (USEA # 172616), Hank is straightforward on the flat and a confidence builder over fences. All of his miles have been with an amateur. Sound, happy and ready to go win his next event!

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