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Katie Messer in Stroud

7 years old
All Rounder and Happy Hacker
Holly is a 7 year old little cob looking for a wonderful 5 star home. We have owned holly for 2 years and she has been ridden by both my children aged 8 and 10. She has a wonderful kind nature and both my children adore her. Hollys favourite thing is hacking. She is 100% safe, bombproof in open spaces, all traffic, totally unflappable. I allow my 8 year old to hack out on her with her older brother (without me) knowing she will be safe and holly will look after her. She never seems to tire and will happily hack at the same pace for hours. We have not hunted her but I feel with her attitude she would excel in a hunting home. She is very sensible, doesn't fizz up and has a very easy going attitude. She would also be great at fun rides. Holly has done 4 pony club camps with us and plenty of pony club rallies across all disciplines. She enjoys dressage and has beautiful paces. She also really enjoys her jumping and has jumped up to 75cm with us, she has also done tetrathlons. However, this is with a competent jockey, she will take the mickey with a younger less confident child so what you're able to do with her depends on the child that you have! She gains a lot of confidence from her jockey, my son has had success out competing with holly, but he is very confident and she can’t get the better of him! She can nap in an arena with a child who will allow her, but she is straightforward to ride through this with a confident jockey. She is wonderful to load and lives on air! Happy to live in or out, very relaxed with other horses too. Never had any laminitis or any health issues. She is barefoot, has great feet and is brilliant for the farrier. She is up to date with vaccinations, teeth and chiropractor. 100% to clip and load. She is totally handled by my 8 year old and has been since she was 6, she is polite to lead, tack up and for a child to do anything with. She has been produced by my 2 children. Hundreds of videos available on request. Holly will only go to the right, knowledgable home for her. She requires a knowledgeable parent on the ground as she is still young, no novice homes please. I feel she would do best in a home who love hacking, hunting, pony club but who are prepared to continue working with her to improve her confidence. She is very special and we are looking for the right little jockey for her. Hundreds of videos on request. She comes with bridle, bits, rugs. Saddle- Kent and masters 15.5 inch by separate negotiation. Based Gloucestershire.

Katie Messer