Horses For Loan

The following horses are available for loan, but staying on the yard. Please contact Gerda with any enquiries.

Millie (16h)  – NOW ON LOAN

Millie is an Irish Sports horse.

She is a kind and steady schoolmistress and a confidence giver.

She is to stay at Water Farm


Louis (16h) –  SOLD

Louis is a 16 year old Dutch Warmblood gelding. He is a good all-rounder/dressage horse at Novice level. He is very kind and easy to do in every way.


Shadow (16h) – UNAVAILABLE

8 year old Irish Sport Horse.

Lovely temperament. Competes in dressage at Novice level, jumps 2ft 9 and hacks out in company. Good to do in all ways. He is for loan to the right person and to stay at Water Farm where the facilities are excellent and that together with the supervision available will enable the loaner to get the best out of Shadow and progress together with the horse.

Not a novice ride.


Arnie (13h2) – no longer on the yard

Welsh/Anglo Arab pony 17 years old.

Arnie is a sophisticated well ridden little man, sadly outgrown.

Very good at jumping as well as classical dressage.  Numerous rosettes to his name

Good to do in every way and a kind schoolmaster to boot.

To stay at Water Farm on full loan with a view to possibly buy later – to the right home only.


Brutus van de Romstee (18h) –  SOLD

12 year old Belgian Warmblood gelding.

Experienced Dressage horse. Not a novice ride.

For a competent rider, for competition use.

To stay at Water Farm.


Olympe De Farges – Rocky (16.3h)  – NOW AVAILABLE FOR LOAN

By Video Rock / Carmen De Chazot

12  years old Selle Francais, attractive dark bay gelding, ex pointer retrained as a riding horse. Excellent character, loving, honest nature, willing to please. Loves to jump. Will make a very nice all rounder. 

He is to stay at Water Farm and will make a novice rider a good friend to have fun with be it on rides out or in dressage lessons.

He is a novice ride.


20 year old Purebred Irish Draught gelding. Ex-police horse. Former eventer. Background in Natural Horsemanship. He is a good dressage schoolmaster for an improving novice.


Patchwork – Patchy (17h) – NOW ON LOAN

11 year old Skewbald mare by Stanhope Diddicoy who had a foal at 3 years. She is doing dressage at prelim/novice level. She enjoys jumping and displays a lot of natural talent. With the right loaner she could successful do either very well as her famous sire did.

She is also to stay at Water Farm and should be used as a competition horse.

Charlie –  NOW ON LOAN

Charlie is quite a character. He loves to work and be in the middle of things. He is a talented jumper and has several rosettes to prove it. He also has been placed 2nd in Trek. He does novice dressage but prefers to go for long hacks. He is very safe and friendly to have around.

Like the others he is to remain at Water Farm where he can be regularly ridden and supervised together with his loaner and could be a good teacher for a novice rider on the way up.

Classical Riding Club Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA)