I have had Cooper for 10years, I bought him when he was three years old. He is distinctively beautiful and I get compliments on him every time I ride. This horse is perfect for a beginner. He has a smooth slow gait. He is levelheaded, willing to yield to the rider, will do anything you ask and no hangups (except fly spray). He takes the bit beautifully, loads perfectly, is an easy keeper and very affectionate. He has been ridden in the mountains, on the roads, through water, through mud, up and down steep hills, everywhere. He doesn’t spook when Riders run up on him, or take off on him and he can ride in the front or back. He has great stamina. I ride him English, but I have also had western tack on him as well. I am only willing to sell to a great home. I am sad to let him go, but bought a new boy and can’t keep both. He is every bit of 16 hands and has great confirmation. He has a current health certificate, negative Coggins. He has never foundered or colic. Stands for farrier. I use pad on fronts due to rocky terrain where I ride.