Sport Horse Nation Spotlight: Five Superstars in Ocala

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Florida is the place to be in the winter season. Mild weather and nearly limitless schooling and showing opportunities… we wish we were there now! Here are five horses who are and want YOU to come try them.

Diablo. Photo via Sport Horse Nation.

Top 9 Year Old w/ 2* Experience

Diablo is a 2011, 16.2hh, Oldenburg Gelding (Diarado x Sandro Hit). ‘Diablo’ was produced by 5* event rider Sydney Elliot and has experience in both eventing and show jumping. Very flashy with talent to go all the way. Perfect for both an Adult Amateur or a Young Rider, yet talented enough for a professional. Most recently, he finished 2nd in the Open Training at the first event of 2020 at Majestic Oaks on his dressage score, 26.8, 6th at Grand Oaks on his dressage score, 29.8, in the Training, and in the top 10 at Rocking Horse in the Open Prelim division.

MTH Shannondale Khaleesi. Photo via Sport Horse Nation.

Amateur winner or YR special.

MTH Shannondale Khaleesi. 16.1 +, bay, stunning, Irish imported 8-year-old mare by Shannondale Sarco out of an Irish Sports Horse mare.

Very correctly started by Sarah Ennis, ‘Kali’ was a winning 6-year-old when we bought her for an adult amateur client of ours to fulfill her dream of being competitive at the AECs.

In Ireland, Kali won a number of events at the prelim level and placed at a CCI2*-S.

Our amateur client placed 2nd at the AEC in 2019 with her, also won a few other events with her and secured Adult Amateur Rider of the year due in large part to her.

Now our client has decided to sell her on to a YR home or for a more experienced adult amateur to take on as she has a few older horses that can take her training as the rider is a little ways off prelim. Kali could easily win the AEC with an experienced prelim amateur rider and has the scope to take a YR intermediate.

Having just got her back about 5 weeks ago Leslie put her straight into two trainings and was 6th at one (sadly due to 3 speed faults and change, but scored a 27 dressage and clear SJ), and then went out last weekend to win on I believe a 23 dressage and no faults. She will be entered up soon in prelim at which point when she wins there again her price will increase.

Her dressage scores both with amateur and professionals prove she is both talented and easy on the flat with very good gaits. She is a good jumper that is very adjustable and jumps like an equitation horse. She is unimpressed by xc jumps and knows her job. Goes in a snaffle all phases. She is a great find for some amateur or youth that wants to win on a safe jumping, fancy dressaging horse. She is snuggly. She is a great age, vets well, no injuries, no vices, lovely to have in the barn, great to hack. Videos available if you Google Leslie Law and her name. Please contact Lesley for more information or to arrange at time to come try her. 352-410-9734 $65,000.

BT Jump The Gun. Photo via Sport Horse Nation.

Two Star Winner!

BT Jump The Gun is a 16hh, 2012, Bay ISH Gelding. He was imported from Ireland in Sept. 2018. He is competing at the Intermediate level now with several Preliminary wins. He was also the winner of the CCI2*-S at Chatt Hills in April 2019. Super jumper that is also competing successfully at 1.20-meter jumpers. He would suit both a Young Rider or an Adult Amateur. Fit and ready to go!

Tia. Photo via Sport Horse Nation.

Quality horses for sale in Ocala!

5o1 Sporthorses has a number of quality horses for sale this winter!

Tia is a 2009 16.1 mare who is a branded Oldenburg and was recently accepted into the Hanoverian mare book. Tia competed in our program up through training level and she showed scope for more. She has recently taken time off to have a lovely foal and is now going back into training. She is a very fancy mare and could go back to being an event horse, a dressage horse or could continue on as a very nice broodmare. And more…

Roma. Photo via Sport Horse Nation.

Roma- athletic, easy, competitive

Roma is a coming 8 year old 16.2 hand Dark Bay Canadian Warmblood Gelding. He is by the Canadian Thoroughbred “A Fine Romance,” out of a Dutch Warmblood mare. Roma has competed through the Preliminary Level in eventing but would be happier winning at training level and below. He took his rider from beginner novice to a confident training level competitor. Roma is flashy and simple on the flat and easy to the jumps. He seeks the flags on cross country and is a blast to ride. Roma would be well suited for an adult amateur or junior rider looking to have fun and gain experience at the lower levels of eventing, jumpers, and dressage.

Roma has finished in the top three at every training level he has done, all on his dressage score. He won his last Training Level in the Open Division at Holly Hill. Roma has perfect manners on the ground and under saddle. He clips (even his ears), loads, ties, and would stand all day if you asked him to for the vet and farrier. Goes out alone or in a group. Will pass a vet check.

Careful, forgiving, safe. Really kind and easy horse all around. Fit and fresh off a win, he’s ready to win for you too! Sadly for sale because his rider cannot afford the sport anymore.

Roma is located in Ocala, Florida and is in a program with Sydney Elliott being ridden by an adult amateur. Show Record available by searching “Reilly Fenton” on USEA. Serious inquires only. 40k negotiable. Email for more photos and video.

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