*SOLD* - Tigger

16.3h
8 year old
Gelding
Pure TB - Weatherby's passport
By Getaway
Ex-racehorse retired off the track Oct 2018

Tigger was bought at the latter end of 2019 with the intention of retraining him having come off of the racetrack at 7 years old. He was turned away for a few months straight of the track and then was quietly produced over the summer months.

Tigger has spent the winter hunting with the Blackmore Vale hunt and has been an absolute pleasure. He has impeccable manners, snaffle mouth, easy ride, doesn't pull and stands quietly on the buckle end. He has jumped all obstacles big or small – rails, ditches, hedges, gates, and wire to name a few. His confidence is continually growing!

He has been lightly schooled and jumps well over coloured poles, he has plenty of scope and shows good technique.

Tigger was turned away for a couple of months after the season to bulk back up and now looks a quality stamp of a horse who could easy show well in ROR classes. He has clean limbs and good conformation – no lame days or previous injuries. Was retired from the track sound – he was just a rubbish racehorse unfortunately!

Tigger is an absolute dream to have around the yard – you could trust your granny to look after him. Super quiet temperament, easy to do, clip/shoe/catch/box/teeth/vet all 100%. He has done plenty of hacking in company and leads or goes behind without bother; often used to babysit younger horses or ride and lead. He is bomb proof with any kind of traffic on the road - the M25 would prove no problem. I have worked on his hacking on his own which is improving but he just lacks confidence where he's spent 7 years in a racing string.

This horse owes me nothing and I will be sad to see him go but unfortunately with a number of younger horses to produce I just don't have time to do him justice and use him as much as I should. He deserves to go on to a home where he will be produced to his full potential and give someone lots of fun. He loves his work and has a lovely trainable attitude. Not a novice ride as he needs somebody who can produce him further.

Based Dorset, DT10 area

£5650 ono

No times wasters, dreamers, loans or trials please

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