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Riderless Horses and Horseless Riders--matchmaking service!

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  • Riderless horse near Redmond, WA

    I have a lovely mare who has been out on lease. She has learned barrels and is apparently pretty good at it! I on the other hand know nothing about games and such and am not the right rider to keep this horse fit (she is for sale). She is good on the trail too, and seriously, just W/T/C riding English would benefit her general fitness.

    This could work any number of ways... I would lease her out again. I would meet up at one of several nearby locations. After the initial meet and greet I'd probably be fine with having you take her to one of these locations as your schedule allowed (bringing her to/from our barn).

    She loves to please and loves to have a job and I don't want all the good stuff she has just learned to go to waste!

    Beautiful 12yo registered Paint, buckskin tobiano, about 15hh, stout. Starts out nervous but not spooky or reactive. Light and responsive -- would be great for showmanship or groundwork/liberty stuff too.
    Shall I tell you what I find beautiful about you? You are at your very best when things are worst.


    • Horseless Rider in Stephenville, TX

      Hi! I'm a college student, a member of the Tarleton Equestrian Team, and I want to be able to ride more often. I would consider myself an advanced beginner rider, I know enough to be able to ride well, but when it comes to stuff like flying lead changes, training, etc... so I probably wouldn't do well on an absolute greenie, though I am capable of riding one.

      I have been told many times by multiple trainers that I have very soft hands, so no worries about me harming your horse.

      I would prefer english, but I'm wanting ride time more than anything, so I'd be willing to ride western if there's a place near enough.

      Also willing to do some barn work in exchange for ride time/lessons.

      I would prefer to not travel more than 45 minutes away from Stephenville, TX 76401.



      • Horseless rider in Marin Co, CA

        I just moved here, and I'm looking for an opportunity to ride but can't afford a lease. I left my own horse back in IN on a lease, and really miss riding! I am planning on finding a barn to train with, but can't afford more than once weekly lessons, and would love the opportunity to ride more than just in my lessons.

        I can ride greenies or young horses, but I won't ride problem or "crazy" horses. I have mostly ridden hunter/jumpers and used a dressage foundation for training my own horse. I would be happy just hacking out a horse for fun and exercise and not "train" while riding, if that is what is preferred. I will gladly send videos of my riding.



        • Riderless Horse- Woodbine MD

          WB gelding needs someone to ride him 2ish weekdays per week. Local show miles. Very sweet horse that can take a joke. Perfect hunter/EQ mount. Showing possible for the right person. Has shown up to 2'6, easily schools 3'+ at home. Walks down the lines with a super comfy canter. Boarded at a very nice barn with lighted indoor, 3 outdoor rings, and miles of trails and fields. Would ask you to help with the farrier but nothing major. PM for more information! Intermediate to advanced riders only please.


          • Riderless horse--16'3" Oldenburg for Alexandria/D.C.

            Half-lease coming available next month on big, fancy, strapping Oldenburg who could go dressage or hunter/jumper. Daisy-cutter mover, very flashy and extremely talented. Needs a confident intermediate to advanced rider because he's big and strong. Responds to light leg and seat aids and has a very soft mouth. Located extremely close to Old Town, Alexandria and Capitol Hill. Please PM for more info. Thanks!


            • Riderless horse - suburban Richmond, VA

              My child/husband/guest horse is sadly underutilized and needs a rider.

              11 year old, 14.3 hand, stocky, solid QH gelding, lovely, SAFE, well-broken, comfortable ride, suitable for most level riders. Adjusts beautifully to his rider's skill level, takes care of beginners, is forward and fun for better riders. Don't be put off by his height, he is big barreled and up to carrying weight.

              I would love someone to ride him on the farm, leg him up while tuning him during the week and perhaps ride out with me on the weekends.

              Please PM me for more details
              The plural of anecdote is not data.


              • Horseless Rider in DC

                Rider with 20 years experience looking to exercise horses in the DC area. Willing to work with a trainer as well.

                I live on capital hill and would like somewhere close. I have evented through novice and competed on the A circuit through level 4 jumpers. If you have a horse that needs exercising, please PM me.


                • Horseless Riders in Sacramento, CA

                  posting for a friend...

                  Husband and wife looking for two trail horses to ride in Sacramento area (north of I-80 preferably, like Elverta up to Granite Bay area). Need to be able to ride to trails as they are trailerless. Don't really care about arena time or lessons. Would be willing to work out a lease situation, just want to be able to trail ride together a couple times a week. Husband doesn't have a whole lot of riding experience, wife has ridden English pleasure since she was young.

                  PM me if you know of anyone who might have a situation that could work for them. TIA!


                  • Horseless Rider - NE TN

                    Need to be ~30 mins. from Johnson City - weekends or if in the evenings have access to lighted arena or indoor, since I work til 5-5:30ish. Both of mine are on pasture retirement right now. I work weekly with a noted h/j trainer/MFH but it's not enough w/o additional saddle time. I'm just looking for something sane to flat and work on 2 point with, couple of times a week.
                    Blog: The Continuing Adventures of an (ahem) Mature Re-Rider without a Trust Fund...but, finally, A Farm of Her Own!!


                    • Riderless Horse - DC/Maryland Suburbs

                      I work full time and I have an 8yo TB (unraced, but still on the greener side) in the Montgomery County area who could use an extra rider occasionally (1-2 weekdays + when I travel for work). He's primarily an eventer, but we board at a dressage barn - looking for someone to ride him outside in the field and get him out of the ring a bit, though we have an indoor available for dark/bad weather/etc. He's a good guy and a very flashy mover, though still green and not suitable for a beginner. Looking for a confident, experienced rider who likes the TB personality! PM me for more details
                      ~Drafties Clique~Sprite's Mom~ASB-loving eventer~
                      www.gianthorse.photoreflect.com ~ http://photobucket.com/albums/v692/tarheelmd07/


                      • Horseless Rider in Roanoke, Va

                        Intermediate rider with primary focus on dressage (some hunter experience) living in the Roanoke area. I am currently attending Hollins University and have been riding for about ten years. Please PM me for more information or if you have questions!
                        And this is the story of your red right ankle.


                        • Riding available- South Florida

                          I am in the ft. Lauderdale area and am looking for a working student. Plenty of horses and ponies that need to be ridden, opportunities to show in exchange for barn help, grooming, etc. please contact me


                          • Originally posted by Manni01 View Post

                            A little video from 2 weeks ago....
                            I would be really happy about any opportunity to ride a horse during my stay...
                            Still looking for an opportunity to ride a horse during my stay next year in the Tampa Sarasota Area
                            I´m open to any opportunity and breed. I will be in Florida from the beginning of February until the end of May..
                            Another little video from yesterday


                            • @wondrlnd77 - I sent you a pm. I may be interested in helping out on the weekends. Lmk. Thanks


                              • Horseless rider in Chapel Hill, NC


                                I'm a horseless dressage rider in Chapel Hill, NC. I've trained/shown through fourth level and have worked with some really good trainers/clinicians. I can flat hunter/jumpers, too.

                                I haven't ridden in a couple of years and now is the time to get back into things. I'm less interested in a lease, but I am open to taking lessons or doing clinics with your horse.

                                Please PM me if at all interested.

                                Proud member of the Colbert Dressage Nation


                                • Riderless Horses Atlanta GA

                                  I have a couple horses I would like to free lease out to Horseless Riders
                                  11 yr TB mare, has done some eventing , very sweet 15.1 h
                                  10 yr hanoverian mare trained solid 2nd/3rd level

                                  Pasture puffs right now, lease would be through the winter. PM for details.
                                  www.windhorsefrm.org and on Facebook too!
                                  Where mares rule and Basset Hounds drool!


                                  • Working student wanted - Bucks County, PA

                                    Thought I would see if anyone is interested in a particular situation. I am a new trainer looking for a "working student" I do evening chores (turn-out or turn-in) on thursday & friday evenings at the barn where I board. It takes about 2 hours, time depends on time of year. I have access to their school horses. So looking for someone to help with my chores in exchange for a lesson or just riding. You would just have to pay the barn's $10 ring fee. I do dressage and eventing. Good opportunity for someone looking to get more involved in horses and learn about care, not just taking a weekly lesson. Person should be an adult or mature teenager.
                                    Could lead to a lot of different opportunities, including trips to BCHP, shows, leasing, etc.

                                    Best to contact me through my facebook page but will try to check my pms here.

                                    Thanks - please delete if this is inappropriate for thread.


                                    • Seeking time in the saddle - Buffalo, NY

                                      Just moved to Buffalo, NY two weeks agp. Can't afford to board my horse out here, but I'm already having a hard time not riding - I would love to find a horse to hack and would certainly love to show around the area. Also willing to take lessons over fences, but I just need to get in the saddle! You can PM me for more info if you know of anyone!

                                      Doesn't matter the breed or the discipline, I'll happily ride it!


                                      • Horseless Rider - Miami Florida

                                        1st/2nd level dressage rider looking to ride as much as possible to stay fit in between lessons. Cannot afford my own, would consider a partial lease or part-time working to ride gig. Desperate to be at a dressage barn. Missing it since I moved to Miami.

                                        Email me! hllywd87@yahoo.com


                                        • Riderless Horse-fancy h/j possible lease available

                                          The perfect horse is being offered for lease:

                                          16.3 h coming 10 year old grey WB cross gelding. Has competed local and rated through levels to Devon and Upperville, usually gets a piece of the hack, does hunters and jumpers and equitation. Brave and athletic. This horse is sweet, sane and very well schooled on the flat. He knows his job. He has shown primarily adult hunters, but is also brave and scopey enough and has successfully done the jumpers.

                                          Owner is ideally seeking an on-farm lease at current facility in Aldie, VA. Facility boasts indoor, outdoor, field with jumps, small cross country course, and trails for ride out. Trainer(s) on site. Leasee would pay either half or full lease to include portion of or all board respectively and related expenses to be discussed.

                                          Owner will also consider a full off farm lease to a perfect situation.

                                          Private message please.
                                          Equus Doth Indeed Makeus Brokeus. Or Brokeus Meus -- when you have a baby warmblood, it could be either one!