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Free Lease FLORIDA - SSH Gelding - Dressage/Trail/Kids/Husband Horse

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  • Free Lease FLORIDA - SSH Gelding - Dressage/Trail/Kids/Husband Horse

    Available for FREE LEASE - - - -

    15 y/o; 15.2; 1250lbs; DEAD quiet and EASY EASY keeper. Ben is a spotted saddle horse that does NOT gait - solid walk, trot, canter. Just won AA Intro Championships in the 2nd largest dressage GMO in Florida. Showing Training. Also great on trails - the woods, the beach, in groups or alone. Big boned so even a large man can ride with no problems - can be ridden english or western or bareback with just a halter. Smooth gaits so he is a great horse for beginners and even children.

    Leads, loads, ties (straight and cross), great for farrier (currently in front shoes but can be barefoot with no problems), great for vet. All vacs, coggins UTD. Just had teeth done.

    Can be turned out with mares and geldings and is great with young horses (he helped teach my 2 y/o the ways of the herd and he is NOT nasty about it). Safe and calm enough to be used as a therapy horse as well. He is the easiest horse to have in the barn - simple and uncomplicated.

    Owner (my best friend/boarder) is going through some difficult personal/financial times and simply can no longer afford him. Idealy, she does not want to give up ownership as this is her "heart horse". She is in a bind and really needs a great place for him to go. Will consider leasing him to someone outside of Jax/St Augustine, but not out of state. References must be provided.


    At his most recent show, winning the AA Intro Championships

    With my totally novice husband riding (hubby is 6'2 265lbs)


    Having fun in the pond


    Please send me a PM or email (ixitellyixi@aol.com) if you have any questions or if you or someone you know would be interested.

    It is the holidays and he would make a great Christmas present!

    Member of the ILMD[FN]HP Clique, The Florida Clique, OMGiH I loff my mares, and the Bareback Riders clique!

  • #2
    beautiful horse. I wished i lived in FL. I totally understand her wanting to keep him nearby. I hope she has very good luck!


    • Original Poster

      Thanks. A few leads from UDBB but nothing solid yet. Some offers for possibly buying but again, nothing solid. I feel so bad for her.

      Member of the ILMD[FN]HP Clique, The Florida Clique, OMGiH I loff my mares, and the Bareback Riders clique!


      • #4
        SSH Gelding

        Have PM'd you.


        • #5
          What (!) a handsome and great sounding horse! I can't imagine he'll go without many offers. I hope for the very best for him and for your friend.
          "Indecision may or may not be my problem"
          --Jimmy Buffett


          • #6
            I could be very interested. I'm looking for just his type, just his size, age, everything. I am down the road a bit, though, east of Tampa. My two Hanoverians live in large turnouts with shelter and he would be the same. My ten year old daughter is very tall but still a beginning and needs a kind teacher! Also I have a 4 year old that could use a therapy horse. I feed well, regular wormings, the works, just no barn.

            Please let me know, and I'll send you my contact info.



            • #7
              Is he still available? I gave your information to a veterinary friend in Florida who would be very interested, though she has not had a reply. It would be a fantastic home, with the best veterinary and dental care around! Can you update us? Thanks
              One thing you can give and still keep is your word.


              • Original Poster

                Right now, he MAY have a home.. I will update if it does not go through. Thank you ALL for your offers - I know my friend really appreciates it!

                Member of the ILMD[FN]HP Clique, The Florida Clique, OMGiH I loff my mares, and the Bareback Riders clique!


                • #9
                  Darn, just saw this - have a friend here in Ocala looking to free lease. Let us know if he is still available - this would be a GREAT home!


                  • #10
                    Awwwww, I remember seeing pics of him when she got him in the dressage forum at horsecity! I always thought he was so pretty! Good luck!