If you’re on the lookout for a horse who could be ridden and enjoyed by all of the family, don’t miss the selection of family horses for sale on the Horse & Hound website this week.

1. ‘Possibly the kindest horse you will ever meet’

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Height: 16hh

Age: six

Gender: gelding

Selling points: “This horse is genuine and honest. He learns quickly and always tries his best. He is quiet and safe out hunting, recently came sixth in his first hunter trial and second in his first team chase. He has taken a 14-year-old to a Pony Club rally and is snaffle mouthed. Excellent in traffic and has absolutely no vices.”

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2. ‘Uncomplicated and genuine’

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Height: 16hh

Age: six

Gender: mare

Selling points: “This mare is straight-forward, kind and talented. She is a pleasure every day and can be left for two weeks and still be the same horse to get on and kick on afterwards. She has hunted and will jump any country. She has also been to two one-day-events where she was calm and honest and is 110% to do.”

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3. ‘Would suit the whole family’

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Height: 15.1hh

Age: nine

Gender: gelding

Selling points: “Chance would suit anyone from Pony Club to adult camp. He is in his third season hunting with the York and Ainsty South where he crosses the country with ease. He also showjumps, does dressage, pleasure rides and has cross-country schooled. He hacks alone and in company, is a forward but safe ride and doesn’t need to be ridden every day.”

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4. ‘Lovely ride’

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Height: 16.2hh

Age: 13

Gender: mare

Selling points: “This quality mare with very good bloodlines is an experienced hunter who has lovely manners, a sweet temperament and is easy to do. She has done some Riding Club dressage and show hunter classes and has a snaffle mouth. She is a tough horse who is easy to do.”

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5. ‘Absolutely wonderful character’

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Height: 16.2hh

Age: five

Gender: gelding

Selling points: “This eye-catching horse has three super paces, a snaffle mouth and is straight-forward to a fence. He has done eight BE90s and 100s this year with several placings and double clears. He is a fabulous grassroots horse with scope to go on. Easy to do and very laid back.”

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6. ‘Easy and confidence giving’

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Height: 15hh

Age: 13

Gender: gelding

Selling points: “‘Casper’ is very genuine in every way. He is super straight-forward without being boring. He is snaffle mouthed and has been there, done it, got the T-shirt. He is obedient to the leg and listens to his rider. He has done lots of local shows and all PC/RC activities, is a good honest jumper and is not bothered about spooky fillers or cross-country jumps. An ideal family horse with no vices.”

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7. ‘A cut above your average cob’

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Height: 14.2hh

Age: six

Gender: gelding

Selling points: “This super moving cob has a lot of class and presence. He works well in the school and is popping over small fences. He is very good to hack and has a lovely temperament.”

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