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Free lease on Lower Level A/A Eventer

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  • Free lease on Lower Level A/A Eventer

    I am not in a financial position to continue to event my mare for the foreseeable future therefore I am offering her out on a free lease to the perfect situation (preferably w/in 3 hours of Lexington, KY). Grace is an uncomplicated, beautiful moving 5 yr. old who stands 16.3h. Started and ridden by and amature. She is by a 17.1h TB out of a 16.2h registered Belgian mare. Lightly started under saddle at 4, she was in full training throughout the summer. She has lovely self-carriage, a soft mouth, and is quiet under saddle. She has a forward walk, powerful trot, and balanced canter. We are currently working on collection and extensions and are schooling lateral movements.

    She has been evented at a local show in the lower levels and did quite well for her first HT. She was 3rd after dressage and clear through XC. She has been trail ridden and has schooled XC at Masterson Station.

    She has no vices. Loads, bathes, cross ties, ground ties, stands for the farrier, and has impeccable ground manners. She is extremely clean in her stall as well. She has never had any health or soundness issues since I purchased her at 4 months of age. She would also make a nice foxhunter.
    Photos from Masterson Station and first HT at http://s301.photobucket.com/albums/n...hul/Grace%202/

    She has come a long way, even since these summer photos and her lateral work is really coming along nicely.

    Here is a series of her free jumping as well.

    She is my dream horse - so a perfect home is essential and references will be thoroughly checked.

    ETA: The gal who came out to try her was shocked at how nice she was (ended up deciding she could not afford a horse). At first - she commented that she was very stiff and would not bend. I started laughing and said - don't pull on her face, just turn your body around the corner. As soon as she actually looked around the corner and softened her hands the mare bent right around her leg and through the corner. She had never ridden a horse that was trained to listen to your seat!
    Last edited by tmo0hul; Nov. 17, 2008, 10:46 AM.
  • Original Poster

    Bump - no one is looking for a really nice horse to lease for a year?


    • #3
      Would you be willing to lease for longer than 6-8 months? I may have a friend that is interested.


      • Original Poster

        Originally posted by CourtneyTN View Post
        Would you be willing to lease for longer than 6-8 months? I may have a friend that is interested.
        Perhaps, if she would be in training and evented. I don't want to let her go on a long term lease for her to sit in a pasture. She could do that at home!


        • #5
          Would you be willing to do a longer lease if she was being shown in hunter and hunter under saddle? I am located in Sparta,tn. Where are you located?


          • Original Poster

            Originally posted by Maclayrider15 View Post
            Would you be willing to do a longer lease if she was being shown in hunter and hunter under saddle? I am located in Sparta,tn. Where are you located?
            I think you would be sorely dissapointed in your efforts to make her a hunter. She a nice mover and will do well in dressage - but she is not at all built like a daisy cutter hunter!


            • Original Poster

              Bump - still available. The gal I thought would be perfect for her decided she could not afford a horse.


              • #8
                dressage only home under the careful eyes of a trainer and shown?
                Susan B.


                • Original Poster

                  Originally posted by NCSue View Post
                  dressage only home under the careful eyes of a trainer and shown?
                  ?? Not sure what your question is here.


                  • #10
                    Originally posted by tmo0hul View Post
                    ?? Not sure what your question is here.
                    She's probably asking if you'd consider allowing the mare to go to a dressage home.
                    Head Geek at The Saddle Geek Blog http://www.thesaddlegeek.com/


                    • Original Poster

                      A dressage only situation would be perfectly fine - I would not require that she be jumped.


                      • Original Poster

                        Bump again - still looking to find her a spot.


                        • #13
                          Would you consider an eventing home in central Arkansas? We travel out of state to events in IL, LA, TX, and sometimes KY.


                          • Original Poster

                            Jumps - you have a PM