Donation Type: Loan   Donation Number: H4H8328829   Views: 1406   Horse Owner: suzanne1962 Contact seller   Updated On: Dec 30, 2018

Buster


Buster - Cob X - Dark Bay
Buster - Cob X - Dark Bay
Buster - Cob X - Dark Bay
Buster - Cob X - Dark Bay
Buster - Cob X - Dark Bay

If you choose to apply for this horse and are selected as the most suitable applicant you will be required to pay the standard donation of £50 which includes the cost of a rehome, loan or share agreement, and the work undertaken by the charity. The following additional donation and commitment has been requested by the owner to be paid to the charity by the successful applicant in respect of their horse:

  • make a one-off donation of £300 to Horses4Homes Foundation

Please take note:

  • All horses must first be applied for before any visits are arranged
  • It is possible to ask owners questions via the messaging system prior to submitting an application
  • All applicants are encouraged to have the horse examined by a vet prior to rehoming, loaning or sharing
  • If you want to apply for this horse you should be within 100 miles radius from the current horse location
Buster is pretty much an allrounder, he spend the last academic year at Equine College where he was very popular with students, but is now looking for a more varied lifestyle in terms of work. He will be suitable to participate in daily hacking, weekly schooling, and occasional hunting. He loves to jump and can continue to participle in light jumping. He has previously done quite a bit of trec with me and would be suitable for this discipline too. Transfer of ownership would be considered if loan successful

Owned since
February 2014
Sex
Gelding
Height
15.3 hands
Breed
Cob X (Part Breed)
Age
10 years
Colour
Dark Bay
Passport number
372414004918048
Passport Registration Agency
Other Passport Issuing/Registration Organisation
Available for rehoming with tack and rugs
Yes
Level of rider
Intermediate
Reason for re-home/share
Personal health problems
Horse is involved in the following activities
Daily hacking, Schooling, Unaffiliated Competitions, Cross-country
Need to be stabled at night?
No he can live out all year round
Need to be put on restricted grazing to limit weight gain?
No
Horse vaccinated annually for flu and tetanus
Yes
Maximum weight this horse can carry
13 stones
Is the horse in work?
Yes light work

  • Most suitable home and loanee/owner/sharer

    I believe he has previously suffered some mistreatment, so can be wary of people he doesn't know, but never nasty or difficult. However, once he has bonded with his handler/owner he loves cuddles and fuss. He is best suited to a home where he can bond with one person who has time to spend with him, and is happier on a smaller yard rather than large busy premises. He is happy to live out with rugs or a combination of in and out. Happy to stay in his stable alone if his friends go out.

  • Details of the tack used to ride the horse

    Cavesson bridle with neue schule trans universal bit. GP saddle.

  • Horse is involved in the following activities

    Daily hacking, Schooling, Unaffiliated Competitions, Cross-country

160 centimeters
63 inches

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Relevant health or lameness issues

Buster was slightly uneven on his left hind in May/June 18, it was more of an occasional hop whilst being ridden on a circle, rather than a lameness, so he came home to me for investigations. An ultrasound scan confirmed some inflammation on his hind suspensory ligament, repetitive strain injury , due to the workload at college - 2 hours per day in the school. During this monitoring period we also noticed some sidebone had formed on both fronts although no obvious lameness.

Veterinary examinations or treatment given in the past 12 months

His hind suspensory ligament was injected with anti inflammatories, he had some field rest followed by exercise programme and has been fine since . I also arranged for an MRI scan on his fronts to check if the sidebone was affecting any other soft tissue which confirmed no other issues other than the formed side bone. My vet suggested however, that it would be a good idea to switch to bar shoes on the front, to future proof his feet from any other issues given the sidebone.

Details of the veterinary practice this horse is registered with

Tyrrells | 01763 287744 | Coombe Farm, Coombe Road, Kelshall, Royston Herts SG8 9SA | office@tyrrellsequine.co.uk | www.tyrrellsequine.co.uk

Please describe your horses behaviour in traffic

Has seen lots of different types of traffic and well behaved, not really phased by traffic at all. Will stand to let vehicles go past, including buses, tractors, motorbikes.

Please describe your horses behaviour when hacking out alone and in company

Buster had done extensive hacking with me. He will go first or last in a group, and doesn't play up with other horses at all. He hacks alone regularly, with no napping, however, his little quirk is that he is always much keener on the way home and can become a spirited ride. Never dangerous or strong just quickens the pace and plays with the bit a lot. You could gallop him at this point and bring him back to walk, but he will insist on his mission to get home, and will continue in a spirited frame of mind.

Details of any individual behavioural traits which may influence the type of person best suited to take on the horse

Spirited hack home as described, more apparent when on his own, usually calmer in company, but does also depend on whether the ride is familiar or not,.Can be keen to a fence if you wish to do some low level jumping. Good loader and traveller, alone or in company, lorry or trailer. Ties up with a hay net happily at events. Once settled will stay in a paddock on his own if mates go out, but wouldn't want to live on his own. Good clip, vet dentist, needs a bit of reassurance with farrier and quiet farrier.

Details of the activities that the horse must not participate in due to previous injury

Polo, schooling more than 2 -3 times per week.. The work load associated with jumping competitions.

Explanation whether this horse is simply a good doer or whether he is prone to laminitis

Definitely a good doer, never suffered from laminitis but will need to be monitored depending on how much exercise he gets combined with quality of grazing

Details of any problems when being ridden

Never bucked, reared or napped with me, and displayed none of this behaviour whilst at Equine College either.

Horse vaccinated annually for flu and tetanus

Yes

Need to be stabled at night?

No he can live out all year round

Need to be put on restricted grazing to limit weight gain?

No


Restrictions

  • If you want to apply for this horse you should be within 100 miles radius from the current horse location

Please enter your postcode to check if you are within the radius (100 miles):      
Cob X