Marmite Is a handsome 14.2HH Bay Irish cob 8yr old gelding
Schooling - In the school Marmite takes plenty of leg. If you are looking for a sharp or responsive ride…. Stop reading…. If you are looking for a horse that’s very much more leg on then Marmite is your gent. Marmite moves nicely on the flat, he has 3 nice paces in walk trot and canter, is balance and gets the correct canter lead…. He is a safe horse that requires some umph to get going, However we would not describe him as a complete novices horse simply due to the fact he is low mileage for his age.
XC- This is an area Marmite could really improve in, you need plenty of leg but he makes a nice shape over a fence when ridden into it, he is honest and tries to do the best for his rider, happily jumping tiger traps, roll tops tyres etc, went into water with no questions asked and jumped in and out. He was not forward or silly and was happy to go away from another horse or wait his turn to jump.
Jumping – Marmite had been out and popped around a course of 60cm, he had a few poles down and was rather lazy, but very genuine and honest, he definitely gave Cara a work out LOL. He was very well behaved in the warm up with other horses, and happily stood and waited his turn for his time in the ring.
Hacking - Marmite hacks alone or in company and will go first or last, he passes traffic with no issues and is a pleasure to ride. Again not for a complete novice due to needing continued education and being brought on correctly.
Open spaces – Marmite is good in open spaces and is great to canter around the fields, he is not strong or forward and easy to pull up. Always in a snaffle
Who would Marmite suit? Marmite would be a fabulous mother/daughter share, for riding club, beach rides, fun rides etc.
Manners, Marmite has excellent manners on the ground, is good to catch in and lead out, never rude of bolshy, can come in alone or be led with others. He loads and travels well, weather alone or with company. He is well behaved when out and about and could be left on the box when getting food/walking the course etc.
We would not describe Marmite and a complete novice ride, although he is a very genuine ride that takes plenty of leg, he is low mileage for his age, with more time in the saddle Marmite would likely suit any type of rider.
Open to any vettings/trainers etc