Donation Type: Share   Donation Number: H4H6026055   Views: 1311   Horse Owner: dianeb1 Contact seller   Updated On: Sep 12, 2017

Pippy


Pippy - Shire - Black
Pippy - Shire - Black
Pippy - Shire - Black
Pippy - Shire - 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.

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  • 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 10 miles radius from the current horse location
  • New home to be inspected by welfare representative
He is a gentle giant with plenty of affection and now needs bringing on to the next level

Owned since
February 2015
Sex
Gelding
Height
17.0 hands
Breed
Shire (Pure Breed)
Age
5 years
Colour
Black
Passport number
82604000000C2643
Passport Registration Agency
Shire Horse Society
Available for rehoming with tack and rugs
Yes
Level of rider
Advanced
Reason for re-home/share
Due to new work commitments I haven't time to work him which he needs
Horse is involved in the following activities
Daily hacking, Schooling, Driving
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
18 stones
Is the horse in work?
No but could be brought back into work (Was broken last year but only been ridden a few times this year due to new work commiments)

  • Most suitable home and loanee/owner/sharer

    Would need to be experienced due to his size and also the fact that he is green, he has never driven but I wouldn't be against it if someone wanted to teach him

  • Details of the tack used to ride the horse

    Snaffle bridle and 2 saddles one extra wide which he hasn't needed yet. One rug which he has on when extremely cold

  • Horse is involved in the following activities

    Daily hacking, Schooling, Driving

172 centimeters
68 inches

Restrictions

  • If you want to apply for this horse you should be within 10 miles radius from the current horse location

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Relevant health or lameness issues

He suffers with sweet itch which I use neem oil on and works fine on him

Veterinary examinations or treatment given in the past 12 months

The vet has only been for teeth and vaccines

Details of the veterinary practice this horse is registered with

Simon Hutton | 07496101131 | 48 well lane, S60 5QA | simon@peelandhutton.co.uk | www.peelandhutton.co.uk

Please describe your horses behaviour in traffic

Last year he was ridden on roads and under and over motorway bridges and down the side of a motorway but would need bringing back in properly

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

He has hacked alone but more in company when he liked to be in front

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

He is very loving and likes to please

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

There aren't any activities he is exempt from due to illness or injury

Details of any problems when being ridden

Not experienced any of these

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

  • you will be allowed to ride the horse 7 days a week
  • during summer and winter complete this amount of work/duties: Take car e of the horse in my absence. Muck out, ride him, groom him and look after him as if your own.
  • make a monthly donation of £20 to the charity Horses4Homes
  • make a monthly contribution of £80 to the keep of this horse to be paid to the animal's owner

Restrictions

  • If you want to apply for this horse you should be within 10 miles radius from the current horse location

Please enter your postcode to check if you are within the radius (10 miles):      

Shire

Shire horse, a breed of draft horse native to central England. It is equal in weight to the Belgian horse and is usually slightly taller. Widely used as a war horse during the Middle Ages, it was well adapted to carry the excessive weight of armor worn by both horse and rider. The Shire was introduced to the United States in the late 1800s, but was never as popular as the Clydesdale or Percheron. It is similar in appearance to the former, with feathery fetlocks.

Shire horse color:

Shire horses can be black, bay, or gray.

Shire horse size:

The Shire horse breed is between 16.1 - 17.3hh.

Shire horse weight:

The average weight is around 1,800 lb ( 820kg ).

Shire horse temperament:

With a patient and calmness that attracts women and children, the Shire as a solid reputation as a docile horse.

Shire horse life expectancy:

This breed`s life span is approximately 20 - 35 years.

Shire horse origin:

England.

Shire horse uses:

Although the Shire is still used in agriculture, it is the shows that drive the breed. In England, the Shire is also used to pull brewers drays on short-haul routes in some cities. In the beginning it was used as a warhorse.

Shire horse influence:

The Shire is widely used in breeding hunter type horses, by being crossed with Thoroughbreds.