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Exclusive: Event Stallion

Performance Sports Event Stallion: Exclusive

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A covetable stallion, Exclusive offers his first offspring this year.

Exclusive is a good looking Dutch Warmblood Stallion with Emily Llewellyn, known as Kevin at home, at Paddock Woods Stud. Standing 16.2hh, this handsome black event horse is a proven performance Eventing Stallion with the best British blood lines.

Campaigned by The Mayfly Syndicate, Exclusive won the Novice at Chatsworth International Horse Trials earlier this month.

British Eventing Magazine describe Exclusive as ‘A covetable black stallion’ with some very good British Eventing results to date, including winning his first novice at five years old. He has five foals due this year.

Emily Llewellyn says she bought Exclusive at the Brightwells sales, because he looked like Totilas!” Exclusive is proving a well judged buy – “He’s so confident within himself” said Emily “but the best part is how reliable he is on a day-to-day basis. He just comes out and works the same every day.”

Paddock Wood Stallions describe Exclusive as a lovely genuine and very talented young stallion. He is a beautiful modern type and combines the most laid back approach to life with a huge enthusiasm to work and to please. He is a lovely gentle nature and very straightforward to ride. This is his second season at stud, his first crop are due this spring.

We have great hopes for him in his Eventing career. In 2014 he had outstanding form and was only out of the top 10 once; he won his first Novice and won several other events. Exclusive is listed in the top 20 BE stallions for 2014 and is now a licensed stallion with Breeders Elite Studbook.

Exclusives sire Warrant made his international debut under Henk van der Pol in the winter of 2011/12, performing very well at 1.50 level, and now 1.60m. In April 2012 he was 10th in the Dutch Championships, by far the least experienced competitor at this level.

Meanwhile his eldest offspring, Wiranta Z, has been sold to Stuart Harvey in England and is impressing hugely. With Exclusive Grand Sire also proving himself as a top performance horse and sire of elite offspring.


Click here to view Exclusive’s profile on Horse Scout

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The Sky’s the Limit. Emily Lewellyn and Greenlawn Sky High set for a great ride through Badminton tomorrow

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Emily Llewellyn has featured on the Horse Scout Blog and our face book page a bit recently and here she is again as we watch her holding her own on her lovely horse Greenlawn Sky High who is owned by her mother Mrs Cindy Lewelly and Mrs Nicolette Gidley Wright.  He is a 12year old Irish Sports Horse by International Show Jumper Aldatus Z.  Previously a show jumper Emily has had the ride on Greenlawn Sky High for the last six years and it didn’t take long to realize that he was the horse for her. She loved him so much that she decided to buy him! Before selling a half share to Mrs Gidley Wright. (Kingsland Equestrain)!  Emily and Green Lawn Sky High have a penalty score of  just 49.6 to take with them to the starting gate tomorrow. We all wish her the very best at the Horse Scout Blog and I hope that the sun does indeed come out for you (as you asked on your tweet the other day!).

You can find Emily’s professional profile here: Emily Lewellyn on Horse Scout 

A Warm Reception for Freezing Rain: the only British Stallion to have approved status by the KWPN Studbook

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Freezing Rain is a young stallion on the way up.  Born in 2010 this 16.2hh handsome bay AES Stallion was bred at Paddock Woods Stud with Select Stallions, where international event rider Emily Llewellyn and Polo player and show jumper Max Routledge are based. This stud with second to none facilities is a family run stud near Godalming in Surrey where the Grand Prix show jumper Typhoon’s son Freezing Rain was bred in 2010.

Freezing Rains listing on Horse Scout’s Stallion pages has some fabulous pictures of Freezing Rain and his sire Typhoon S. Freezing rain was assessed in the UK by the KWPN inspectors and was allowed to attend the two KWPN stallion grading shows in Holland in 2012 and early 2013. From the 500 3 year old stallions assessed by the KWPN  only a few, whose confirmation and jumping ability and veterinary assessment were of sufficient quality were invited to attend the  50 day performance testing in the autumn of 2013 where Freezing Rain he was made ‘Approved’ by the Studbook!

This has made Freezing the first British bred stallion ever to reach this level. We are justifiably proud of this achievement. Ricky is only a 5 year old Stallion but he is already making a name for himself. His first foal born on the stud has been named Mr Rainmaker he and paddocks Woods say “ He is a beautiful stamp of foal and is really bright and bold in his temperament”.

Freezing Rain is out of Tiandra (a Heartbreaker mare) and by Typhoon S Paddock Woods top breeding and competition stallion.

You can find out more about him on his Horse Scout listing page by clicking this link

Finding the right producer for your baby- give your horse the best start to his career

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Working with young horses, understanding how they function, anticipating how they will react and being aware of their needs is a skill and a calling.  Not every professional rider wants to start horses but those that do offer a service which is invaluable to you and to your horse. Horse scout has number of professionals who list breaking and producing among the services they offer.

Key advantages in asking a professional to start your horse for you.

  1. They have experience in this specialist area.
  2. They have started all sorts of youngsters and know what to expect.
  3. They treat each horse individually
  4. They follow a set routine (which is progressed and adapted to suit any one particular horse)
  5. They know how much to ask
  6. They know when to back off
  7. They know when to push forwards with training.
  8. They take the sudden and sometimes explosive reactions in their stride
  9. They understand which behaviors are reactions to the training and which may indicate problems
  10. They are successful because they are experienced and skilled at their job.

Using a professional for this key first stage in a horse ridden career can make all the difference to your relationship with your horse.  It is easy to let a horse scare you when you are unsure or inexperienced and it is just not worth the risk to you or your horse in terms of your mutual relationship.

There are, however, things which you can do to help prepare your horse:

It is always more effective to train through positive reinforcement and respect rather than using force, which only creates fear.

A horse which respects and trusts you will follow commands better and be a more enjoyable companion than a horse that fears you. However gaining respect is not always a simple scenario and has many facets. Knowing how to interact with your horse is the key in training. Here are some steps to bear in mind if you’re handling a young horse which will prepare him for life in general as well as pre formal breaking- in training.

Respect Is Mutual: Gain Their Trust

The first step to training a horse is creating and maintaining a bond of trust. If your horse doesn’t trust you it will be near impossible to train into being a calm and content riding horse. Grooming is a great way to create a connection between you and your horse. It is soothing and relaxing and is a bonding act within the herd itself. As with any animal you should talk to your horse so it knows your voice, if you frequently talk to your horse it will associate your voice with being a safe command or soothed so make sure to talk sensibly to your horse when trying new things, or going into new places or where he becomes spooked by a noise, object or strange feel……like the water from a hosepipe or a plastic bag in your hand or in the hedge.

Introduce Equipment and Gear Slowly

It’s important not to overwhelm your horse so introducing equipment slowly is a sensible way forward. Horses must first become familiar with common equipment such as bits, brushing boots, travel boots or even maybe the saddle. Introduce the gear slowly by placing it on them for short intervals at a time and gradually building up their use with shear repetition and patience. Rugs are one thing that will become a common place article, used on a daily basis. Always put on from the front to the back and take off by undoing the rug from the back to the front. That way it will never slip back and tangle in their legs. Good old fashioned common sense at all times.

Show Him the World

Don’t hide your young horse away……….Let him see and get used to all the things he will have to cope with as a ridden horse. Spend time in hand safely grazing your horse near a road so he can see and smell and hear all the traffic and comings and goings. The more solid you make him out here the easier and better he will train later on.

Travel train him! Get him used to the trailer…….don’t wait till the day he has to go somewhere. Spend some time feeding him on the ramp and then inside the space. Take him for short journeys when you don’t need to.

 

Horse Scout has Four professional, newly signed up, who specialize in breaking and producing young horses are:

Claire Rowland- Harrogate

Selina Milnes nr Bristol

Lorna Riley in Durham

Emily Llewellyn in Surrey