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IN LIGHT OF THE CURRENT LOCKDOWN RESTRICTIONS...


Ref #: 228423
  • We have applied an automatic extension to all advertising
  • Please stay at home and stay safe
  • You can continue to browse HorseQuest from the comfort of your own home
  • Sending our best wishes to you all during these difficult times
  • We have applied an automatic extension to all advertising
  • Please stay at home and stay safe
  • You can continue to browse HorseQuest from the comfort of your own home
  • Sending our best wishes to you all during these difficult times

As we are faced with another National lockdown, we just wanted to send you all our best wishes, and hope you and your horses are keeping healthy and safe. We can remain thankful that we can, to some extent, still enjoy a life with horses throughout this difficult time.

 

You can still get in touch with us on the phone Monday - Friday (9am - 5.30pm) on 01608 819000, email us anytime at enquiries@horsequest.co.uk or pop us a Whatsapp on 07516 977082. So if you want to discuss your advertising, your search, or you just fancy a chat - we're here!

 

In light of the lockdown, we've applied an automatic free of charge extension to all advertising. Feel free to get in touch with us to find out what this means for your advert.

 

Whilst we are still seeing huge numbers of visitors to the website, and potential buyers are still conversing with sellers to request more information, we understand that people will be unable to make the journey to see / try a horse until the social restrictions have been lifted.

 

In this ever-evolving situation, we'll of course keep you updated should further changes be proposed.

The official BHS advice for equestrians during the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak can be found here: https://www.bhs.org.uk/advice-and-information/coronavirus-covid-19


DO YOU HAVE A HORSE OR PONY SUITABLE FOR THE RDA?

WANTED ON LONG TERM LOAN / PURCHASE

Ref #: 249896
  • x 2 15.2hh + ALLROUNDERS
  • 13.2HH - 14.2HH PERFECT UNFLAPPABLE PONY
  • 14HH - 14.2HH & 15HH - 16.2HH WEIGHT CARRIER GELDING
  • 12HH - 14.2HH PONIES
  • 14.3HHh - 15.2HH WEIGHT BEARING HORSES / COBS
  • **See below for full requirements and contact details**
  • x 2 15.2hh + ALLROUNDERS
  • 13.2HH - 14.2HH PERFECT UNFLAPPABLE PONY
  • 14HH - 14.2HH & 15HH - 16.2HH WEIGHT CARRIER GELDING
  • 12HH - 14.2HH PONIES
  • 14.3HHh - 15.2HH WEIGHT BEARING HORSES / COBS
  • **See below for full requirements and contact details**

One of the main issues that RDA groups face is finding an Equine to suit the needs of the participants in their group.

We are regularly contacted with offers of Equines that are ‘the ideal RDA horse or pony’ when actually what is ideal for one group may not be for the next. We are trying to move away from the stereotypical view that RDA Equines are elderly and somewhat static, our horses and ponies need to be fit, healthy and athletic to cope with the lifestyle in an RDA group.

They can range from smaller, forward going ponies to weight carrying cobs and can take part in a range of disciplines from Riding to Carriage Driving, Vaulting to Show Jumping and Endurance.

If you contact an RDA Group about your Equine please be prepared to fill in an Equine Initial Interest Form which will ask you many questions about your horses’ temperament, health history, experience and lifestyle. Many groups will prefer to have an equine on trial to make sure they are suitable for the job.

For long term loans and purchases they will also be required to have a Pre-Purchase Examination.

If you think your equine has what it takes, please contact one of the groups below.

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RDA CENTRE BASED AT AVON RIDING CENTRE 
CONTACT: Sammy on 07786734099 or stablemanager@avonridingcentre.org.uk

Looking for 2 X 15hh+ Horses to join our herd! Ideal horses will be:
~An all rounder, good out hacking including open fields
~ Have a great temperamentand be able to cope with varied schedule of RDA/ riding school/ hacking (different abilities) 
Must be open to vetting- loving home waiting 

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RDA CENTRE BASED IN BRENTWOOD ESSEX LOOKING FOR THAT PERFECT UNFLAPPABLE PONY
CONTACT - reach.hippotherapy@gmail.com 07931 688590 

Ideal requirements:

13.3hh -14.2hh ~  Can hold a small adult or a child
~Been there and done it type ~ At least 5 years old
~Able to stand and wait patiently for mounting and dismounting. 
~Good brakes/go off the leg.  ~No spooking. 
~Be happy to be led and have people by their side when ridden.  ~No vices.
~Not phased by mounted games equipment
 ~Safe in all traffic
They get a varied life with lovely hacking nearby and lots of chances to go out and have fun. 

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MID CHESHIRE RIDING FOR THE DISABLED ARE LOOKING FOR TWO HORSES
CONTACT - Initially please email midcheshire@gmail.com or PM on our Facebook page with details

14hh -14.2hh and a 15.0-16.2hh weight carrying geldings, preferably between ages 8 – 12, would consider older
Good temperament is vital.  No vices.  Happy to live out. Must be good to handle. Happy with novice & advanced riders. Must stand to mount / dismount and have people around him.
Vetting will be required.  Good home waiting. 

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HORSLEY, BOOKHAM & LEATHERHEAD RDA
CONTACT - Email barry.tregaskis@gmail.com or call 07938 209691

We are looking for suitable ponies and horse/cobs to join us at our fantastic yard in Surrey.
(Purchases and long term loans will require an examination).
At least 6 years old. No vices.
Kind and patient on the ground and for mounting and dismounting.
Good on lead rein and not phased by sudden noises.
Reliable and safe out hacking.
12hh - 14.2hh ponies
14.3hh - 15.2hh weight bearing horses/cobs

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Wanted: 15-16hh All-Rounder / Fun Horse

Forever Home Offered For: Hacking, Low Level Competition / Riding Club.

Ref #: 250270
  • Experienced, Private Home Offered (Not a Livery Yard)
  • Forever Home for the Right Horse
  • 24/7 Turnout; Rural Location
  • Experienced, Private Home Offered (Not a Livery Yard)
  • Forever Home for the Right Horse
  • 24/7 Turnout; Rural Location

Looking for a sensible/sane 15-16hh GELDING as a Fun All-Rounder for Hacking, Fun Rides, Riding Club/Low Level Competition. Doesn't have to be a world-beater and happy for something jumping up to a maximum of 70/80cms; No need to be well schooled as willing to put the flatwork in, which I enjoy but most importatntly, must be happy/confident hacking and traveling alone. Prefer a ISH /Thoroughbred x but no Heavy Types.

Will consider Older Horses or something needing to down-grade and in need of a quieter life-style; will also consider Horses coming back into work from time-off (depending on the reason), some issues in need of maintenance but NO kissing Spine or Sacroiliac Issues.

Will be open-minded as I don't believe the perfect horse exists(!) but MUST be GENUINE and SENSIBLE. Required for an experienced mature, lightweight rider.

Life-Long home offered for the right horse/not looking to sell or move on. References available. No ridiculous or inflated prices!

Preferably as close to East Anglia as possible. Sale/Loans/LWVTB considered. All responses will be answered.

  • Must be Gelding
  • Must be Happy Hacking and Traveling Alone
  • No vices

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