When they said great things come in small packages, they were referring to “Forbes”! At 15.2 hh, Forbes rides like a big horse and easily fills out the leg of a taller rider (rider in pictures is 5’11”), while still being tremendously manageable for a smaller rider. Not started until his 5-year-old year, he already demonstrates amazing athletic ability and a wonderfully level head for a green horse. At his first show ever (a recognized show!) he scored 8’s on gaits and 69% in Training Level. He shows a great aptitude for Dressage, as well as a tremendous can-do attitude in new situations.
Forbes hacks out quietly alone or in groups, long lines and has started over fences. His first time out jumping he cantered quietly and confidently down a line of fences - no biggie! He loads, trailers, ties and turns out well with others. Ready to show First level and schooling Second level, with his expressive hind leg and amazing attitude, FEI is within his grasp in the next few years. A perfect partner for a confident AA or Jr/YR, Forbes would also be an excellent ride for a professional. He is healthy sound (barefoot) and sane, looking for his forever home to get started in his career!