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5 cool cobs you’ll want in your stable


  • Are you looking for a horse that you can do a bit of everything with, while being reasonably robust and low maintenance to look after?

    While we can’t promise all cobs will fit this description, there are many out there that do, so take a look at our pick of cobs for sale on the Horse & Hound website this week, or if none of the below suit your needs, start your search for your next horse here. Our website has more horses than ever currently listed for sale – thanks to our partnership with KBIS British Equestrian Insurance, we are now offering all standard horse for sale adverts for free. Have you got a horse to sell? Place your free advert here.

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    1. ‘Flashy’

    cobs for sale

    Height: 14.2hh

    Gender: mare

    Age: nine

    Selling points: “This mare has 9.5 inches of bone. She is a forward going, responsive ride. She is good for the farrier, to clip, box and hack. She is competing in online dressage and is just starting lateral work. She has been to pole clinics and has jumped nicely on the lunge. Looking for experienced home to fulfill her potential.”

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    2. ‘Adorable

    cobs for sale

    Height: 14.2hh

    Gender: mare

    Age: six

    Selling points: “‘Rosie’ is a sweet mare, easy to ride and forward-going but never strong or silly, just a pleasant ride. Rosie has been ridden on the beach and mainly hacked out — she is very good in traffic and hacks out alone or in company. She is also schooled on the flat and is easy to ride with a snaffle mouth. She has a good jump and jumped up to 1m loose. Rosie should suit a mother daughter share or riding school. She is a lovely mare, willing to please, and ready to be brought on. She is easy to shoe, box, catch, ride and in traffic and has no stable vices.”

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    3. ‘Genuine and fun’

    cobs for sale

    Height: 16hh

    Gender: gelding

    Age: five

    Selling points: “‘Oreo’ is a pleasant and easy horse. He should suit a hacking home, riding school or mother/daughter share. Oreo is quiet and easy to ride, he loves hacking and he hacks out alone or in company. He has hunted and done a charity ride. Oreo has jumped up to 1m loose and has been schooled over small fences and cross-country. Oreo is an honest and easy horse — he is easy to clip, shoe, box, catch and in traffic. He has seen all kind of farm machinery and has ridden by novice students in a snaffle. He has no stable vices and is open for any vetting.

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    4. ‘Very special

    cobs for sale

    Height: 15hh

    Gender: mare

    Age: five

    Selling points: “This is a genuine, uncomplicated, extremely friendly all-rounder. She is easy to do, shoe clip etc. She schools, hacks alone or in company, pops a fence and could do dressage.”

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    5. ‘Well-mannered

    Height: 15.2hh

    Gender: mare

    Age: 11

    Selling points: “‘Hazel’ loves to give the best. She loves children and adults and prefers jumping. She lives in or out and has no vices.”

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