SIRE: Keeper DAM: Mrs Zoff DAM SIRE: Zoffany
RACE RECORD: 80: 8-9-12 PRIZEMONEY: $7,022,250HK
TRAINER: David Ferraris RE-TRAINER: Tracey Stobie
LOCATION: Taupo, NZ
HEIGHT: 16.1HH Approx ARRIVED NZ: 09/10/2019
FREE TO FOREVER HOME - Contract and Conditions apply. VET REPORT AVAILABLE.
Hearts Keeper has been at our Re-Trainers for just over a month now. He has settled in well and definitely loves all the green grass and open space.
Don't let his age worry you, this boy is Sound as a bell! He had a long and successful Racing career picking up over 7 million in prize money. He had a throat surgery in 2016 but this hasn't worried him. He can have some nasal discharge if he has had his head tied up in a truck for hours travelling and can't get it down. This clears up with doesn't cause issues.
Keeper has been learning the ropes of what retirement life involves. Has been ridden around large paddocks and just progressing to learn a more about flat work and will be introduce to jumps as well. Can be a bit looky in a new environment, he's a typical older horse trying it on...pretty easy to make him toe the line though. As time goes on we will update on his progress.
He does love a paddock friend so he has been separated into his own yard but does love to see what everyone else is up to. Keeper is a sweet boy and moves fine, not huge, will improve with education and time, could have a future in any discipline. Canters on both leads well.
He is a Big boy so needs someone who knows what they are doing. NO inexperienced riders or homes. Easy to Catch and Saddle. Has been on Trucks not sure about floats. Will post more videos on our Facebook page titled Hearts Keeper! More information to come.
UPDATE 01/12/2019 - Hearts Keeper has been adopted to a lovely home in Auckland, NZ. He has gone to a beautiful home and showing great talent in the showjumping arena!
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