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Pickit (sold)

13’2 show jumping/ eventing mare *2011

This little mare is sweet as candy. Willing to please with a scopey secure jump. Suits someone who aims to progress through the classes either in show jumping or eventing. Super temperament.

Temperament

This little sweetie is just the most precious little thing. All handling is easy as pie, nothing excluded (brushing, leading, washing, clipping, loading and catching in the field).

Riding

Pickit has seen most types of fences, both cross country and showjumping. She is very honest and jumps what you aim at. She has a very scopey jump and she moves very well. We have been to some different tracks with her and she is very easy to do in new environments.

Future

We believe Pickit has a great future either as a showjumping pony or as an eventer. She does a tidy dressage test and will take a young aspiring rider up the classes.

https://youtu.be/Jt__gXu_a_I

Pickit jumping a fence in the arena
Pickit jumping
Pickit jumping cross country over a wall
Cross country jumping – Pickit in action
Sweet as pie Pickit standing. Looking very smart
Sweet as pie

Other 13’2 Ponies

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John’s Choice (sold)

Jumping pony

Gelding born in 2007, bay, 148cm.

This is a fabulously positive jumping pony, he just loves life and lives to please. He definitely deserves the very best in life. He jumps tracks of 1.10-1.20 easily and can do a tidy dressage test.

Temperament

He is the kindest in the stable with lovely manners, keen to cuddle and loves a good scratch (good to handle in all ways including loading, clipping, washing, grooming and catching in the field).img_7552

We believe he suits someone who would love to compete and have rosettes to show for it. He could also suit ridingschool.img_7518

So to the catch….

There is possibly a trotter in the breeding somewhere which can be seen when the pony gets too much in a hurry. We have though seen that with a bit of groundwork this disappears. In any case it does not affect his ability to jump!

Update 10/05/2018

We have no consciously been working with Johnny to improve his gaits and his understanding of aids. This has proven very productive as he now almost never shows any signs of his previous trottery manners. This will no doubt continue to improve and has furthermore cemented our love for him. He is just such a tryer! Impossible to not love.

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Other ponies that may be of interest:

Mick

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