At Sparsholt College Equine Centre, alongside our loans, livery and stabling options, we also purchase our own horses for students to get hands on with.
Get to know some of the wonderful horses we own below!
DOB: 1998 Breed: Warmblood Colour: Bay Height: 16.1
Glaudo comes from a competitive background and was bought by the college in 2013. He is a loveable character who is now purely our husbandry horse so enjoys getting lots of attention and cuddles!
DOB: 2014 Breed: Irish Colour: Grey Height: 15.1
Fin was purchased by the college in the summer of 2019. He works sweetly on the flat whilst showing great potential over jumps! He is a real cutie who loves nothing more than going out on adventures hacking!
DOB: 2014 Breed: Cob Height: 15hh Colour: Skewbald
Elsa loves her work! She works very sweetly on the flat and over jumps and does get excited! Her main love in life is food and relaxing with her mares in our field!
DOB: 2013 Breed: Irish Colour: Black Height: 15hh
Dennis was purchased by the college in the summer of 2019. Dennis really enjoys getting involved in all disciplines at the equine centre. He is a sensitive soul with a fabulous heart!
DOB: 2012 Breed: ISH Height: 15.1hh Colour: Black
Betty has been there done that! She has enjoyed a huge range of ridden work such as dressage, jumping and cross country, working hard to look after her rider. She is just wonderful!
DOB: 2007 Breed: ISH Height: 16.1 Colour: Bay
Benson is a fabulous chap who has joined us after taking part in a variety of disciplines. In lessons, he needs lots of positive encouragement as is very ‘economic’ on his energy!
DOB: 2007 Height: 15.lhh Breed: Welsh D Colour: Chestnut
Bayly is a lovely guy to work with who excels in his flatwork and has competed in many dressage competitions! He is awesome at jumping and loves kicking up his heels out hacking in the countryside!
DOB: 2010 Height: 15.1 Breed: Conjuto Mestizo Colour: Grey
Lucy is a very sweet mare who has come over from Spain. Lucy loves attention and being kept warm in the colder months!
DOB: 2008 Breed: TB Colour: Bay Height: 15.1hh
Willow was purchased by the college in the summer of 2019. She has joined us after trying her hoof at both racing and polo. She is a gentle mare who is such a softie!
Age: 2006 Breed: Polish Warmblood Colour: Bay Height: 16.2
Trebbi has been with us for a number of years as one of our fabulous long term loan horses. She is a brilliant all-rounder with a very good jump! Even though she is a mare-ish lady- she does love a cuddle really!!
DOB: 2005 Breed: KWPN Height: 16.2 Colour: Grey
Tom has joined us from a showjumping home. He is very talented both in flatwork and jumping. He is a very sweet character who is great to handle and deal with in the stable.
DOB: 2008 Breed: ISH X TB Colour: Skewbald Height: 15hh
Teddy was purchased by the college in July 2017. He is a lovely guy to work with who loves a cheeky carrot! Teddy is a buzzy little horse who is great fun to ride.
DOB: 2012 Breed: Cob Colour: Piebald Height: 14hh
Salsa is on loan to us from her owners who took her on as a rescue from The Blue Cross. She is an adorable mare who loves attention and taking her rider jumping!
DOB: 2015 Colour: Bay Breed: BSH Height: 15.3
Ruby is a lovely lady who has beautiful paces. She is a mare who knows what she likes and knows what she dislikes! In all this makes her great character.
DOB: 2006 Colour: Chestnut Height: 13.1 Breed: Welsh B
Our smallest yet cheekiest resident! Nemo loves attention and enjoys all sorts of ridden work. He may be small but that doesn’t stop him trying to do a runner when leading him!