Dam: Ghosty (St James Stationbred)
Sire: Flowervale Meteor (Dutch Warmblood)
Van was bred by us and just kept growing - he is a giant! He hasn’t had as much work as he should have due to Scott being busy riding his other horses and client horses over the past few years then shepherding. Like his mother, a grey St James mare (Ghosty), he is a sensitive horse who is very aware of everything going on around him and has a high sense of self-preservation. He has only had approximately 15 rides undersaddle but this Spring/Summer Scott is aiming to put any spare time he has into putting more rides on him and furthering his education.
November 2018: Scott has managed to have a few more rides on Van in between starting clients' horses and he is starting to let down a lot undersaddle now he is getting some more consistent work - something he has always lacked! Scott will be riding him in as many of our upcoming Clinics as possible.
October 2019: Scott rode Van on a three-day Clinic with Nicole Weinauge which he thoroughly enjoyed! Nicole is a wonderful, supportive teacher and extremely knowledgeable - her depth of understanding and generosity in sharing this was simply fantastic! Scott was able to get a lot of questions answered and made real progress with Van. Scott has already booked in to ride on Nicole's next Clinic in March 2020 and is very much looking forward to it!