Donation Type: Share   Donation Number: H4H6428638   Views: 534   Horse Owner: sburgess1234 Contact seller   Updated On: Nov 06, 2018

Kasper


Kasper - Friesian - Black

To apply for this horse you will need to pay £10 to receive more information and be placed in contact with the owner. Please note that Horses4Homes is a welfare charity set up to help horses and people, as such we rely on donations to help cover our operational costs. If you would like to make an additional donation please visit: donation link.

Horses4Homes will provide a share agreement which will form part of your arrangement with the owner of the horse. Please refer to “SHARE ARRANGEMENTS” to find out what the owners requirements are for the horse’s management and any associated costs for the horse’s care. Please note the owner has requested an additional donation to be paid to the charity Horses4Homes to achieve its objectives of helping more horses and people.

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 20 miles radius from the current horse location
Kasper is a true beauty and he is loved by all. He excels in dressage and has won many competitions including Dressage for the whole of cornwall! He is sweet, loving and hardworking and needs someone to take him out and show him off!

Owned since
January 2005
Sex
Gelding
Height
15.2 hands
Breed
Friesian (Pure Breed)
Age
15 years
Colour
Black
Passport number
985120015482334
Passport Registration Agency
Friesian Horse Association of Great Britain and Ir
Available for rehoming with tack and rugs
Yes
Level of rider
Intermediate
Reason for re-home/share
Insufficient time to look after it
Horse is involved in the following activities
Light hacking, Daily hacking, Schooling, Driving, Dressage, Cross-country, Showing
Need to be stabled at night?
Yes, but only in winter
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
14 stones
Is the horse in work?
Yes full work

  • Most suitable home and loanee/owner/sharer

    Rider with experience

  • Details of the tack used to ride the horse

    normal

  • Horse is involved in the following activities

    Light hacking, Daily hacking, Schooling, Driving, Dressage, Cross-country, Showing

157 centimeters
62 inches

Restrictions

  • If you want to apply for this horse you should be within 20 miles radius from the current horse location

Relevant health or lameness issues

he did have a problem with his stifles years ago but all seems to be fine now

Veterinary examinations or treatment given in the past 12 months

NA

Details of the veterinary practice this horse is registered with

Delaware vets | 01963 350307 | Torbay road Castle Cary | info@delawarevets.co.uk | www.delawarevets.co.uk

Please describe your horses behaviour in traffic

Fine

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

He is better in company although he can be hacked out alone if rider is experienced

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

Someone with experience who can show off his full potential

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

NA

Details of any problems when being ridden

no

Horse vaccinated annually for flu and tetanus

Yes

Need to be stabled at night?

Yes, but only in winter

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

No

  • you will be allowed to ride the horse 4 days a week
  • during summer and winter complete this amount of work/duties: to be negoiated
  • make a monthly donation of £20 to the charity Horses4Homes
  • make a monthly contribution of £300 to the keep of this horse to be paid to the animal's owner

Friesian Horse

The Friesian horse has a long head, strong body, full mane and thick tail. Friesians are powerfully muscled with agile with elegant movement. They are always black but can have a small white star on the forehead.

The breed has powerful overall conformation and good bone structure, with what is sometimes called a "Baroque" body type. Friesians have long, arched necks and well-chiseled, short-eared, "Spanish type" heads. Their sloping shoulders are quite powerful. They have compact, muscular bodies with strong sloping hindquarters and a low-set tail. Their limbs are comparatively short and strong. To be accepted as breeding stock in the FPS studbook, a stallion must pass a rigorous approval process.

Friesian color:

  • Black is traditional color for this breed of horse;

Friesian size:

  • The Friesian's average height is about 15.3 hh (63 inches or 1.60 m), although it may vary from 14.2 to 17 hh (between 58 in./1.5 m and 68 in./1.7 m) tall at the withers, and mares or geldings must be at least 15.2 hh (1.57 m) tall to qualify for a 'star-designation' pedigree.

Friesian weight:

  • Average weight is from 1300-1600 lbs (590-730kg);

Friesian temperament:

  • Friesian Horses are companionable, willing, hard-working and sensitive. They are also intelligent and quick learners.

Friesian life expectancy:

  • Average life span is from 20 to 35 years.

Friesian origin:

  • The Friesian is an old breed of horse dating from the Middle Ages. Its location of origin is Friesland in the northern Netherlands. The breed nearly died out before World War I and has since been revived as a fine carriage horse. The horse is now being exported to other countries and its popularity is growing.

Friesian uses:

  • Other then regular riding horse, Friesians are used as driving and as a circus horse. They are used for dressage and agriculture work.

Friesian influence:

  • The Friesian horse has been influenced by eastern bloodlines and has often been threatened with extinction.