Expected Mature Height: 17HH+
Richelieu is a tall, friendly gelding, bred and imported as a weanling from Southern Ontario. He leads, loads, bathes and ties. Loves to be groomed. Will make a super fox-hunter or eventer one day.
Young, quality, sport horse quality draft crosses are a rare find. Geldings that will finish 16.2H+ even more rare. This fellow is likely our tallest 2015 and will be one of the first of his class to be started under saddle.
7/10/17 update: Started under saddle this week. Goes w,t,c in the arena and hacks out alone and in company. Sport Horse quality with a draftx temperament. Going to be a big, beautiful athletic horse. Ties and trailers like a dream. Rare... 1/2 blood Hackney/Percheron cross.
5/26/18 update: following nearly a year of gentle trail riding, Richelieu spent a month in training with trainer Jessie Clise and is now traveling in a frame in the arena at the trot and canter as well as hacking out quietly alone or in-company. He is going to make an excellent hunt horse or low-mid-level eventer as he is an athletic horse with a large stride also suitable as a dressage mount.
Click here for a gallery of pictures and video clips of Richelieu shot after approximately 30 days of training
4/19 - Click here for a video of Richelieu under saddle!