6 fabulous family horses for sale this week

  • If you’re looking for a versatile horse that would suit every member of your family, whether they are novice or accomplished, look no further than our selection of family horses for sale on the Horse & Hound website this week.

    1. ‘A total machine’

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    Height: 16hh

    Age: eight

    Gender: gelding

    Selling points: “‘Samson’ is an Irish cob with good conformation. He would excel in the show ring. He is excellent to hack and he schools well. He has been used in a riding school and is quite happy to pootle along for the less experienced rider and will go up a gear for a competent rider too. He has a superb jump and will jump whatever is in front of him.”

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    2. ‘A pleasure to have around’

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    Height: 15hh

    Age: eight

    Gender: mare

    Selling points: “‘Sally’ has good conformation, is straight moving and clean limbed. She will stand for hours to be groomed, enjoys people’s company and has impeccable manners in and out of the stable. Sally enjoys hacking out and is as solid as a rock. Sally is by no means a plod, she is a forward going enthusiastic ride, who is responsive off the leg. She loves every aspect of work and likes to get on with things, she is also very sensible and not spooky or silly. Sally has hunted and enjoys jumping. She would suit a confident rider who wants a best friend to have fun with.”

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    3. ‘Star of the future’

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    Height: 14.3hh

    Age: five

    Gender: mare

    Selling points: “This horse has regularly hunted this season with the Galway Blazers. She jumps everything from stone walls to ditches and always in a snaffle. She is a joy to ride out hunting and will go first or last and stands quietly at the meet. “Ceca” has also been professionally backed and schooled and has taken part in all riding club activities. She is excellent to box, shoe, clip, take out on the road, hack out, catch etc.”

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    4. ‘Fantastic cob’

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    Height: 153.5cm

    Age: seven

    Gender: gelding

    Selling points: “I have to emphasise that this is a very very sad sale of a super young cob and the only reason he is for sale is because I don’t think I deserve such a wonderful young chap as I just don’t have the time. ‘Chocolate Magnum’ is a lightweight cob (Welsh part bred) who has a massive personality and amazing character. He is well schooled on the flat, but has also recently been to a couple of clear round unaffiliated jumping competitions. He does enjoy to jump although he needs more experience. Magnum was lightly shown last season season and has been well placed with super comments from judges. He has been cross-country schooling once over the winter and thoroughly enjoyed it!”

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    5. ‘Handsome’

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    Height: 16.1hh

    Age: 13

    Gender: gelding

    Selling points: “This horse is looking for a quieter life hacking and going to the odd show. He is not your usual thoroughbred; you can pick him up and drop him with no bother and will look after a novice rider. He is sound, fit and well but does not enjoy schooling. Hacks alone and in company.”

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    6. ‘Fantastic attitude to everything’

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    Height: 15.3hh

    Age: 11

    Gender: mare

    Selling points: “This mare is extremely sweet and kind natured. She always gives 110%, is completely genuine, a real trier and a confidence-giver. She is a fabulous event horse and a best friend with a friendly character who likes attention. She is a pleasure to do in all respects and easy to handle. She travels in either the trailer or lorry and stands quietly on or off the lorry at competitions. She has impeccable stable manners and is adored by all who know her. Currently competing at novice level dressage, BS discovery and BE100 with nine foundation points. She has occasionally hunted and is snaffle mouthed.”

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