This is Romeo, our new Horse Of The Week who is owned by Alison Taylor. Alison explained: “Romeo was born in 2001 in Ireland. Sire was Tullibards Shakespeare, a coloured eventing stallion, whose foals were bred for temperament as well as athleticism. Romeo is a registered ISH gelding on a blue passport. He was gelded in 2010, the year before I bought him, and had sired lots of foals – one of which I have managed to trace, also called Romeo!”
“Our Romeo is a 16.1hh skewbald with a lovely laid back attitude, but I knew when I bought him we would have to be careful about his tummy, so I put him on Feedmark’s Original Balancer. Before I bought him he had hunted and jumped and since we have had him he has done pleasure rides, jumped, hunted, shown and competed in dressage, but due to ill health hasn’t done much in the past year.”
“Over the past couple of years he has had various serious health problems, including loss of an eye. We have stuck with Original Balancer the whole time, and I am sure the ingredients in it have helped to prevent hind gut issues and to help him back to full health. He is now jumping and schooling again despite losing his eye, he has healed and is looking really well again.”
“He is a horse in a million, despite all he has been through over the past year he is still lovely and laid back and very popular with the ladies (both horse and human). He will have to wear an eye mask when turned out, with 6 monthly eye checks on his remaining eye, but it is a small price to pay. My daughter goes off the University this week so I will be taking over riding him again, so hope to get out on some pleasure rides and maybe do some dressage throughout the winter.”
A FREE tub of Original Balancer is on its way to Romeo for being our Horse Of The Week.
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