Sport Horse Nation Spotlight: Five Thoroughbreds Ready for New Heights

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The Thoroughbred is a versatile, trainable, athletic breed and one of the most common found on course in eventing. Here are five for sale–both raced and unraced–with bright careers ahead of them. All they need is for someone to show them the way!

Vanlismar. Photo via Sport Horse Nation.

Vanlismar 5 y/o 16h TB mare

“V” is an unraced 16h 5 year old bay Thoroughbred mare. She is attractive, well put together, and has a soft mouth. V goes in a Nathe both on the flat and over fences. In 2017, she finished 7th in the Exmoor Eventing YEH 4 year old division along with successful runs at both the Beginner Novice and Novice levels. (View her record here) V is an enthusiastic and willing jumper; however, she is a sensitive ride and would be happiest with an educated rider who can help her learn to relax. Located in Massachusetts.

Country Ranger. Photo via Sport Horse Nation.

Fancy, Unraced 5 yr old TB with record through Novice and capable of much more!

Country Ranger aka “Reggie” is a 5 year old Thoroughbred gelding with Danzig and Unbridled lines. He finished 21st out of 97 in the Eventing division in the 2017 TB Makeover!! Since then he has competed through Novice and has the potential to move up the levels. Reggie is extremely easy on the ground with a kind demeanor.

Trailers, ties, stands for farrier, etc. Hacks out alone or in a group (especially enjoys bareback hacks with a halter). The same horse away from the farm. He is a quick learner with good instincts over fences. Really enjoys his job out on cross country and goes in a snaffle for all 3 phases.

He’s an above average mover and will be very competitive on the flat once he gets more experience in the ring. He has gotten a jump start on his training while in Florida this winter and is ready to continue up the levels with his new person! Located in Florida.

Nolan. Photo via Sport Horse Nation.

2011 16.2h Throughbred Eventer/Jumper with tons of Potiential

Lovely eventer or show jumper. Nolan is a 16.2, 2011 ottb. He has been successfully eventing through the novice level and has the scope and ability to go up the levels. A genuine guy that is brave cross country and will jump anything you point him at. Nolan is an eye-catching mover with three lovely gaits and natural flying lead changes.

He is best suited for a confident rider that can give him the guidance and support he needs as he is still learning. Nolan loads, clips, bathes, stands for the farrier, crossties, ect. all extremely well. He is a very lovable big guy that is looking for his next rider to fulfill the loads of potential he has. Located in Ohio.

Deo Volente. Photo via Sport Horse Nation.

Deo Volente: Perfect Eventing Schoolmaster!

Deo Valente: 2004 15.3h chestnut Hanoverian/Thoroughbred gelding. “Davie” is the perfect schoolmaster to learn on! He was the Beginner Novice Champion at the 2017 American Eventing Championships on a dressage score of 19.8! This lovely gelding is kind and uncomplicated, with a good lead change and correct way of going. His sweet personality makes him perfectly suited to a timid rider, whether it be a junior, young rider of adult amateur. He is easy to be around and would make a wonderful addition to anyone’s barn. Located in Georgia.

Nikki. Photo via Sport Horse Nation.

Super Safe Young Prospect

JODI HEMRY EVENTING PRESENTS: NIKKI, Breed: Thoroughbred, Color: Bay mare, HEIGHT: 16.0 HH, Age: 5 year old, $5,000. Nikki is a talented young prospect that would excel in eventing or the jumpers. Nikki has had a great foundation and is very well mannered on the ground and in the saddle.

She is currently in professional training and excels with each ride. Nikki is extremely easy to teach and has a great work ethic. She has three nice gaits and a great jump. She has been started over stadium jumps and cross country jumps. She is very willing and easy to ride to the jumps. She enjoys having a job and gets better with each ride.

Nikki is great out on the trails with or without company. She has great ground manners, as she ties, clips, loads, ect. She is a lovely horse to be around riding or on the ground. She would be an excellent horse for an amateur or young adult to bring along, as she is a quiet, safe, easy horse to ride. Nikki is a talented young horse looking to start her career! Located in Georgia.

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