2005, 16.2 hand, beautiful imported Zweibrucker gelding. Confirmed, competed and successful small tour, now schooling the Grand Prix. Safe, reliable and fun for any amateur, junior, young rider or professional. Unprecedented ride ability, light, uncomplicated, straight forward, correct and competitive. Labatuga is a very straight forward, reliable ride with comfortable gaits that are easy to sit. He is responsive to the aids and light in the bridle. He is extremely forgiving and kind in nature making him very appealing for an amateur. He is naturally uphill with a strong, active hind leg. His scores are consistently in the 70's through PSG as well as a seasoned junior horse with wonderful results.
"Bruce" has no vices both under saddle or in the stall, is a pleasure to work and travel with and is sound and sane. Bruce enjoys hacking out on the buckle, with no spook or adverse behavior. This is a special horse with unlimited potential. The combination between a fabulous work ethic and level mind with raw talent is a recipe for success.
Labatuga M was an approved Stallion and was the previous mount for Dorothee Schneider in the Bundeschampionate in 2010. Bruce has had a correct training foundation that has been meticulously maintained through the levels to produce a very well rounded, correct and fun ride. This is a reliable horse who is forgiving and talented with the potential to continue moving up through the levels.