Junior Mint is a 2003, 16h bright bay Oldenburg gelding by Alotta Flash that is a proven winner and a true packer!
A stunning outline combined with an unflappable mind, Junior Mint has more than proved his worth by winning the Wellington Florida IEA Classic in 2012. This show draw the top riders and horses from all over the country. When a horse wins blue here- you know they are the cream of the crop! Junior Mint is remarkably talented and is a fantastic jumper. Scopey, with beautiful lift and airtime- Junior will never hit a rail! Very simple to ride, automatic lead changes and has a natural ability to find a distance. This incredibly honest horse has a lovely ground covering stride, and has been jumped to 4 foot.
Junior has also excelled in the eventing world, earning top scores at Ocalas Florda Horse Park, one of the toughest venues in the country! No challenge is to big for him! He easily goes through water, up and down banks, and tackles any jump in his path! His dressage work is outstanding, he has a lovely walk, good swinging trot, and a big canter.
Champion Bloodlines! Junior Mints Sire is Alotta Flash, (Alpenstern x Abdullah) The legendary Abdullah was ridden by Debbie Shaffner, Joe Fargis and Conrad Homfeld, Abdullah was one of the greatest showjumpers of all time. He earned Team Gold & Individual Silver for the US at both the 1984 Olympics and the 1986 World Championships, and won the 1985 World Cup in Berlin; all of which was after a successful eventing career. Abdullah's many successful offspring that have earned multiple USEF HOTY titles and can be found internationally in the Olympics, World Championships and World Cup Finals. In 2009, Abdullah was named to the Show Jumping Hall of Fame.
Juniors fantastic bloodlines are only eclipsed by his rideability! This horse will carry around any rider and take them on to win blues in the showring. He can do it all! He is never spooky, looky, or has a bad attitude. He loves going out for a sunday hack and is just as fun on the trails as he is in the showring.
Junior is an absolute exception and rare find. A gorgeous bay gelding with a sweet expressive face and kind eye. He is a perfect gentleman in the showring and around the barn. Loads, ties, clips, bathes, and loves his people! He is 100% sound and has NO Vices. Do not let this special gelding pass you by!