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Saul flat 245

“Saul” “The Moose”
2001 16.2 bay Thoroughbred gelding

 

This sweet natured gelding was foaled in Iowa and raced lightly as “Running for Grace” as a 3 and 4 year old.

He found his way to Stone Ridge in November 2008 when local trainer Barbara Joyce met him and felt that he and Cynthia might be a good match.  Saul completed two Novice Horse Trials in early 2009. He endured a trailer accident which caused a fractured ischial tuberosity (point of the pelvis).  After a full year of rest and rehabilitation, he returned to competition in 2010.

Saul was a “Yes Ma’am” horse who wanted to please and was confident and brave to the fences. He not only had “the look”, he also had the movement, sensibility and athleticism to back it up. Saul had the heart for upper level eventing, unfortunately his prior injury required him to stay at a less demanding level.  He was sold to rider with goals more consistent with his limitations in 2011.

Saul was successful in hunters, jumpers, dressage and eventing.

 
Saul RH SJ 245Awards

  • Southwest Missouri H/J Association 2010
    Working Hunter Year End Champion
    Low Working Hunter Year End Reserve Champion
    Open Jumper Year End Reserve Champion
  • Mid-America Combined Training Association 2009
    Novice Horse of Year: 6th Place

 

Notable Finishes

  • Southern Hills Horse Trials-
    Novice 1st place November 2010
  • Open Jumper Champion Shadowbrook October 2010
  • Working Hunter Champion Shadowbrook October 2010
  • Working Hunter Champion Mansfield August 2010
  • Low Working Hunter Reserve Champion Mansfield August 2010
  • Low Working Hunter Champion Shadowbrook June 2010
  • 1st Place Working Hunter Over Fences Shadowbrook June 2010
  • 2nd Place Working Hunter Over Fences Shadowbrook June 2010
  • 2nd Training Jumper I Shadowbrook June 2010Saul RH XC 245
  • 2nd Open Jumper 1 Shadowbrook June 2010
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