Donation Type: Rehome   Donation Number: H4H3228774   Views: 5573   Horse Owner: joby130   Updated On: Dec 24, 2018
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Rommy

Rommy - Irish Sport Horse - Dapple Grey
Rommy - Irish Sport Horse - Dapple Grey
Rommy - Irish Sport Horse - Dapple Grey

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 donation of £150 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 50 miles radius from the current horse location
Rommy has the sweetest nature, he is very affectionate and loves being round people. He loves attention and despite not being able to be ridden he has so much to offer.

Owned since
July 2015
Sex
Gelding
Height
16.2 hands
Breed
Irish Sport Horse (Part Breed)
Age
8 years
Colour
Dapple Grey
Passport number
3724140044766472
Passport Registration Agency
Irish Horse Register
Available for rehoming with tack and rugs
No
Level of rider
-
Reason for re-home/share
Rommy has been a companion horse in a lovely home for 2 1/2 years but his current loaner is moving house and no longer keeping horses.
Horse is involved in the following activities
Companion only, not ridden
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
-

  • Most suitable home and loanee/owner/sharer

    Rommy's ideal home would be somewhere he would be around people who would make a fuss of him! He has done groundwork at his present home, including long-reining and Parelli. He would make an ideal companion horse but is too lovely to be left in the field all the time.

  • Horse is involved in the following activities

    Companion only, not ridden

167 centimeters
66 inches

Restrictions

  • This horse is being advertised as a "companion only" and cannot be ridden under any circumstances
  • If you want to apply for this horse you should be within 50 miles radius from the current horse location

Please enter your postcode to check if you are within the radius (50 miles):      

Relevant health or lameness issues

Rommy has low level wobblers, which meant he occasionally tripped and fell when he was ridden. Because of this is can never be ridden. However, he rarely shows signs of this problem, and needs no medical attention or medication.

Veterinary examinations or treatment given in the past 12 months

none

Details of the veterinary practice this horse is registered with

Towcester Equine | 01327 811007 | Burcote Road Towcester Northamptonshire NN12 6JW | Reception@towcesterequine.co.uk | https://towcester-vets.co.uk

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

Rommy is well behaved and easy to handle

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

He can never be ridden

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

Good doer

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 50 miles radius from the current horse location

Please enter your postcode to check if you are within the radius (50 miles):      

Irish Sport Horse

The Irish Hunter, or Irish Horse, originated in Ireland, and is the result of a cross between the English thoroughbred and Irish Draft horses. Technically, the Irish Hunger is not really a breed, but a half-bred, being half Thoroughbred and half-Irish Draft. However, Irish Horses do all have very definite characteristics, and so can be classed as a breed, and their universal importance and appeal deserves a mention.

The head is well proportioned with a straight or slightly convex profile, the eyes are large and expressive, ears are nicely shaped and long and the neck is lengthy and muscular with a slight arch. The classic Hunter is well-proportioned with a sloping shoulder, strong back and loins. A well-set head allows the horse to keep balance in all paces.

Irish Sport Horse color:

  • The Irish Sport Horse can be any color, although it used to be rare to find piebalds and skewbalds.

Irish Sport Horse size:

  • The Irish Hunter usually stands between 15 and 17 hands high.

Irish Sport Horse temperament:

  • Irish Hunter horse has an excellent temperament, being calm, yet lively when needed, and is very tough.

Irish Sport Horse origin:

  • The Irish Hunter, or Irish Horse, originated in Ireland, and is the result of a cross between the English Thoroughbred and Irish Draft horses.

Irish Sport Horse uses:

  • Irish Sport Horses are becoming increasingly popular in eventing, showjumping and in hunting events.

Irish Sport Horse influence:

  • Irish Draft and English Thoroughbred.

Irish Sport Horse interesting facts:

For the 13th consecutive year the Irish Sport Horse Studbook has achieved the prestigious title of the leading studbook in the World Breeding Federation for Sport Horses Eventing Rankings.