Windfall is a horse that was bred to jump. Bred and raised by my family, no stones have been left unturned in this mare's education. She has been thoughtfully schooled throughout her life, starting with ground work, then consistent work on the flat, a methodical introduction to fences, and a sprinkling of hacking and hill work in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains where we live.
On the flat, Windfall is well schooled in classical dressage. She has been shown at training level, and regularly schools all of the second level movements and many of the third level movements. She is handy in leg yield, shoulder in, and half pass, all at the trot and canter. She does counter canter and understands the aid for a flying change, although I would definitely classify her dressage change as green. She has shown in the dressage circles at one show at Training level scoring in the high 60's
Over fences, Windy really shines. She jumps EVERY SINGLE FENCE with her knees right up under her chin. She has a good follow through with her hind leg. Height is not an issue, we have been schooling her to 1.2m before I (her AA owner) chickens out. She has scope for days, she is round over a fence, she is brave, and she has a motor of her own. She has been to many, many locations to school indoors and outdoors, and she has been to a few horse shows (see recent video).
Windfall has impeccable ground manners. She will stand tied for days on end, she walks right on to the horse trailer, she is good for hot shoes, I trust for my children to handle her on the ground. Under saddle, Windfall can be a bit spicy, she isn't for just anybody. She insists on a tactful hand and an educated ride. She does not bolt, buck or rear . . . ever!! She can be a bit spooky, especially if you buy in to the game. She has a lot of power and needs to be reminded to just chill out a little bit. If you are a competent amateur, a handy junior, or a young professional, this is a high quality mare.
Although I have never had a vet check completed on her, I believe her to be sound. She has good feet, straight legs, modern conformation and has never taken an off step a day in her life.
We are located in Calgary, AB, Canada - which has easy access with an international airport.