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Poster Tall, safe and simple. Personality plus looking for his best friend. "Bird" is a very attractive 17.1 hh 8 year old gelding by Raphaello out of Elute. Bird can do a bit of everything. Very quiet, suitable for trails, flat work and some jumping too! Bird will only go to an experienced and approved home Price neg. Lease option considered. I just dont have time for him. Please contact Andrea 778 977 5549 (15-May)
Alpine Stables is looking for Trail guide. Great Job opportunity, to ride and make some money at the same time. Must have horse experience.Cobble Hill, 250.743.6641 or 250.812.6115 (15-May)
Photo If you are looking to breed your mare we are offering Heroico's semen for sale. National champion Andalusian Stallion. He has been gelded but have straws of frozen semen for sale. We are offering it for $500.00. (valued at $1500.00, but we do not want to breed anymore). Heroico is 16.1 hh and is competing in the upper levels of dressage. He has 2 absolutely, gorgeous bay baby's.
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Photo Flashy 14.3-15hh 4yr old reg. palomino mare. This mare has super willing and sensible temperament. Solid walk,trot,canter and started over cross poles. She has been shown locally and done very well. Great on roads and trails. Beginner safe. Asking $6500 Call 250 715 6160 (27-April)
Photo Beautiful, dark bay, A.Q.H.A registered Appendix QH mare. ‘Dashin’ and Dreamin’ AKA Cassie - 2003, 15.2hh. Cassie is looking for a wonderful semi-retirement home. Due to intermittent lameness she is no longer suitable for an intensive arena program. She is approved for light riding and trails. Cassie is otherwise sound and healthy, courageous and confident on trails, good for the trailer, loves other horses. She has done well in many Island western pleasure shows and has been a 4H horse for years. She can be a bit forward so would suit an advanced beginner or intermediate rider. Price negotiable to right home. $1000 - Located in Errington 604-375-9763 (22-April)
Photo Atlas is an beautiful, sensitive, and intelligent 3 yr old, 17.3hh Blk Percheron gelding who is ready to go in any direction. He is sound w good feet, UTD on worming and teeth .Have put in lots of ground work in the year I've had him and he is ready to be started under saddle and/or harness. He is great with people and horses but as he is big he tends to be higher in pecking order. Due to change in circumstance I am looking for a new home for my big boy. $2000. Price neg to right home. Please also be ready to provide vet and personal references. 778-996-2119 Powell River (16-April)
Photo American registered Peruvian Paso born 2002/08/01 El Capricho DR, 14 hands. He has been primarily used as a trail horse. Responds best to a confident rider. Have taken him into the hills around Merritt with a novice rider and did excellent, lots of Brio. We would like to see Capricho utilized more than he has been.  Text inquiries to 250-812-2882! priced reasonably at 6,500 (5-April)
Harrison Horsemanship Summer Riding Camps, ages 6 to adult, beginner to experienced riders.  Get Back in the Saddle for adults returning to riding.  Beginner children’s class for 6 to 8 yr olds. Beginner adult and children’s classes.  Registrations accepted now.  Kathy: 250-544-0737 (5-April)
Country Lane Stables offers self board in Courtenay. Immaculate facility 20 by 60 meter indoor arena with bark mulch footing, lights, surround sound stereo, and sprinkler system, 15 stall stable with 12 by 12 stalls with 12 ft covered and 20 ft uncovered paddock attached to each stall, Heated Tack room with personal locked lockers. $350+ per month. Please call for more information. 250-336-2742 (28-March)
Poster Registered Arabian mare, completely sound and very good looking. 14.3hh, 11 years old. Sired by the respected stallion Out of Cyte, dam pure Egyptian. Multi-region conformation champion as Arabian Sport Horse. Sweet disposition with excellent ground manners, energetic and forward under saddle. . She will make an excellent partner for an experienced rider who enjoys a horse that likes to move. Finding that special rider is my priority. Asking $2500. to the right person.

Beginner Kids Pony / Companion Horse Approx 22 year old, registered Halflinger Gelding. Approx 13-14h. Fully up to date on teeth floating, vaccines and wormer. Healthy, friendly and happy! He's ready for his new family to love him! Friendly and great with other horses, and great with my kids. Would make a nice beginner kids pony with a refresher or a nice companion for someone's lonely horse. (7-March)
Poster Stunning Dressage Prospect. For Sale: Luna BP. 6yr old registered Warlander mare (FriesianXAndalusian) see studbook link for details on her breeding. Approx 16hh. She currently stands in Dove Creek, Vancouver Island, BC, Canada. Please email me for further details. (7-March)
Photo Mercedes Benz ‘Sadie’ is a 2004 15.3 hh Appendix mare. She has been competing in Eventing for the past 4 years, schooling up to Prelim with ability for much more. Sadie’ could easily be a winner in the jumper or dressage ring, she is schooling 1.15m and solid Second level dressage. Asking $15 000 open to offers to a great home. Please contact Madison for more information at or 250-304-5952 (7-March)
Photo 16hh 2010 Regd Canadian Warmblood Gelding. Has good basics in dressage and jumping. He is green so needs a rider with some experience to continue his training. He could go in any direction. XC/Derby experience. Good natural rhythm and big step. Enjoys his work and has an exceptional temperament. Excellent on ground, trailering, vet and farrier. Has been out and about and has show and trail experience. Sound, Healthy, great feet, good conformation, no vices. $19,000 Contact Catherine 250-710-0840 (2-March)
Poster Stunning 11 year old 14.2 HH Wesh TB cross mare. Ideal as an all round hunter/jumper pony for a keen intermediate rider. Price Negotiable for the right home. Would consider lease to own. $9500 (2-March)
Website Ambleside Farm has a 30+ year reputation as a safe and friendly farm that welcomes competitive riders as well as pleasure riders, encompassing hunter/jumper, dressage, and natural horsemanship. Several experienced and certified coaches available for lessons. We have an indoor ring, large lit outdoor ring, and round pen, as well as road access to Lochside Trail and Island View Beach. We offer lessons on our friendly, well-mannered, safe school horses. We also have horses for lease range from bombproof beginner horses to Second Level dressage horses, and competitive hunters and jumpers. Please inquire for pricing and availability, or feel free to drop by for a chat!
Ellie is a 10 year old ,15.2hh dapple grey Andalusian mare, super temperament ! Solid second level dressage. Schooling 3rd. Great for amateur or intermediate rider. Unbelievable mover, super smooth canter. Has produced two lovely foals! Ellie is ready to take you any direction you please ! $15,000
6 Year old Quarter Horse X 15’ 1 HH. Has competed in dressage, jumpers and eventing! Healthy, good for farrier & vet. Pleasing to the eye, easy to handle, willing attitude. Ready for his next chapter & new rider! Asking: $7500 OBO.

Beautiful Black Perch X QH Mare. Will be 4 years old in April. Currently 15h with growing to do. Barefoot with excellent solid feet. UTD vaccines and teeth floating. Started this summer, 2.5 months of professional training using Equitation Science Theory. Walk, trot and canter under saddle. Lunges with voice commands and goes out on trails. Bathes and Trailers well. Could do any discipline as she is a athletic girl. (29-Jan)
Bridles and Bits Okanagan Hay Sales supplies all types of grass hay and alfalfa hay, and may be purchased either by the ton or by the bale. We supply to Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. We also carry equestrian apparel, horse blankets, saddles, accessories, boots, barn supplies, pet foodsn.We are located in beautiful Parksville, B.C.
Arabian mare for sale
I am seHlling my endurance mare Jullyanne J, AERC #H49873, CAHR #45445. She is Varian Arabian 9yo, 14.2, with 350 miles of 50 mile AERC Endurance Rides and 145 miles LD(25 mile) Trained in Utah in mountains and desert, ridden with buffalo. Would trade for sound and calm husband-safe trail gelding. She was BCCTRA young horse of the year, did many level 2 & 3 Competitive trail rides. Lots of VIAHA show experience halter and under saddle, won almost every W/T class she entered, plus W/T division championship and year end high point W/T. Sweepstakes nominated.
14.1 hand - 15 yrs. old Registered AQHA Palomino Mare (Zip it up Honey) Reg # 4091064. Sweet and Gentle as they come - absolutely a doll baby. Trained professionally in Western Pleasure, her trot is like butter! Perfect ground manners, great both in the ring and on the trail. Goes English and Western. Looking for that special person and forever home. She has not been ridden in a year so will need some sprucing up. She has great potential but will need someone that has patience for a project horse. Used in a riding school for 12 years.
6 year old Percheron x QH 15hh gorgeous mare with the most loving personality! Trails , rings , jumps , trailers, baths, not spooky and solid feet ! Spectacular big mover , Polly could excel in any discipline!