Price negotiable to an approved home as a companion or light pleasure riding horse. Needs an experienced, confident rider. Located in Temperance, MI (about 20 minutes north of Toledo, OH).
Bijou is a 16.0 h, 9 yo, OTTB chestnut gelding (Jockey Club name: Boulder). He is social with a very sweet temperament, and he gets along well with other horses. He currently lives at a busy show barn and the activity is too overwhelming for him. He is suitable for flatwork with an advanced adult or older teen that can offer him a quiet, low stress home, a soft seat, and soft hands.... (read more)
He has been ridden primarily hunt seat since coming off the track after 4 races, and he has had some basic dressage training too. He is not suitable for trail riding, but does hack out in an open field with companions. He has also done some clicker training groundwork and loves it.
Bijou’s 2013 pre-purchase exam x-rays (below the knees in front, and hocks and below in back) were clean. He wears plain steel shoes in front and goes barefoot behind. He stands well for the vet and farrier, and he has a recent negative Coggins test. No stable vices.
***No auction or kill buyers. No sales barns.***
See groundwork and riding videos on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeCrkxuWmkASpWgsCK3CBEA
See pictures and additional videos on Dropbox: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/aa48jo0ief1uz5z/AADAwzCgVqMJYhbXXrsozGXta?dl=0
Pedigree for Bijou (JC name: Boulder)
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