The Duke – Super Safe 17″ Dun Gelding
I have the pleasure of offering The Duke up for sale our stunning 17 hand dun seven year old gelding. Full pedigree attached to his advert. This lad has the wow factor, stunning presence, excellent confirmation and great temperament. This lad oozes quality and is a proven hunter as well as being very successful on the show jumping circuit abroad.
SCHOOLING The Duke is a schoolmaster he’s very much established in all paces, snaffle mouthed he’s light in your hands and works correctly into the bridal, this stunning lad self-bridals and moves straight forward and correct making him great for showing and dressage, he’s been placed highly in dressage and been shown local level and always in the reds. The duke is a true gentlemen he’s is easy to ride, forgiving and truly stunning, however after having a few weeks off he did have a few half-hearted bucks in the school as he was feeling good and fresh, when he’s in daily work he’s fine and he loves having his work switched around so hacking, schooling and jumping not constant schooling. He really enjoys his job he isn’t a nasty horse in any way however knowing he has bucked with us in the school feel He needs to go to a home where he will be ridden at least four times a week, he’s a fit healthies he enjoys his work, he has hunted a season with us proven himself to be a brave capable hunter, he is happy to stay in the field or step it up a gear and whip in. He’s a real genuine lad everyone adores him.
HACKING Duke is bombproof hacking out alone or in company he’s not fazed by heavy traffic or farm machinery, he will happily hack out on the busiest of roads and isn’t spooky or sharp. He can be a little nosey at times but is totally safe out on the busiest of roads and happy to plod all day. He’s a big lad and has a big stride, a real comfy arm chair ride, Duke enjoys hacking out over the fields and having a good canter across the bridal ways, he’s happy to go first or last he’s never strong or sharp. He’s been out on many charity rides, beach rides, general pleasure rides, and has proven himself to be a genuine all-rounder and is happy to step it or down a gear when asked to suit his rider.
JUMPING Duke has been out jumping one meter thirty tracks over in Holland, he’s also competed in the U.K. On a ticket jumping one meter tends bold and brave and not fazed by fancy fillers or poles he will happily jump round a course a go clear and remains level headed, he knows his job and super talented you don’t need to interfere with him he will just take you to the fence correctly. With the right rider this lad could go far on the jumping circuit. He has huge potential and is super talented. Out hunting Duke has proven himself to be a great hunter both in the field and riding out on point he’s happy jumping ditches, hedges and gates with ease and not fazed by other him.
GROUND MANNERS Duke is a real lovable gentle giant he’s super kind and affectionate he loves being made a fuss of and is a real pleasure to shoe, box, clip and loads and travels perfect. The children handle him on the ground he’s very easy to tack up and handle with no vices.
PRICE based in Wickford Essex open to full vetting and bloods by a vet of your choice although this lad was recently vetted and passed with no issues his vetting certificate will come in his passport, poa
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