#140 Our Emerald Forest (IRE)

2009 16.1 Hand Chestnut Gelding

By Zerpour (IRE) out of Forest Delight (IRE) by Shinko Forest (IRE)
Bred in Ireland by D. Day & B. Cantwell


Racing Career

Auction Price: Not Applicable
Auction: Not Applicable

Last Race or Work: Jan 4, 2018 at Fair Grounds
Trained by: Joe Sharp
Starts: 32
Wins: 4
Earnings: $ 185,500

Stakes Results: Not Applicable
Breeder's Cup Participant: No

Equibase Link

Competition Details

Bridle #: 140

Stall(s): Find it! 0501, 0502, 0503

Discipline(s) Entered: Eventing

Ride Times:
Ride 1 Time: Thu 9:06 AM (3) in the Rolex Stadium
Ride 2 Time: Thu 10:36 AM at the Steeplechase Infield

Trainer & Owner Information

Trainer: Rosie Napravnik, Professional from Kentucky

Trainer Discipline Background: 4 and 9

Trainer Website, Blog or Social Media Page: Visit

Owner: Rosie Sharp Napravnik

Non-profit involved in acquisition of this horse: Not Applicable

Sale Information - SOLD

Our Emerald Forest is a 9 year old 16.1h Irish bred gelding by Zerpour (IRE) out of Forest Delight (IRE), by Shinko Forest (IRE). "Forest" is a four time winner on the track with earning of 5,500. He raced 32 times including one sanctioned start over hurdles! He was retired by owner Joseph Besecker and racing trainer Joe Sharp after losing interest in racing. He left the racing world completely sound and has no known injuries.

Forest was carefully chosen from the racetrack by Rosie Napravnik because of his intelligence, athleticism, and natural balance. After being let down for 60 days, he has been restarted for a career in eventing.

Forest is very quiet and respectful on the ground and has great barn manners without any vices. He is enthusiastic and intrigued by new things that he is introduced to. In his first cross country schooling, it was uncanny how well he jumped ditches and banks in and out of water as if he had been doing it his whole life. In dressage, his big movements demonstrate his great potential! He has been described as "extraordinary" by Olympic Silver Medalist Dorothy Crowell.

Forest embodies the excellent qualities of many Thoroughbreds, which make them desirable for upper level riders. His sensitivity allows him to respond to the lightest of aids. He is ready to compete at the BN level. Unfortunately he has been entered in two Horse Trials which have been cancelled. He recently jumped a lovely clear round in the jumper ring at the MD State Fair TB Horse Show and jumped clean in the Flying Cross Jumper Derby, BN.

Forest is an affectionate old soul with a young physique. He will thrive on a connection with his own person who will work with him in a partnership to achieve great things. We are looking to find him that perfect match! 

Look for more video as it becomes available leading up to the Makeover at facebook.com/offtracksporthorses.

Additional Information: https://youtu.be/A3YkEKFTQ2o

Additional Information: https://youtu.be/_iCcmbIaRm0

Additional Information: https://youtu.be/61w1rqYjLgE

Notes on Previous Injuries: none known

Radiographs Available? No

Organization or Business: Rosie Napravnik's Off-Track Sporthorses

Contact: Rosie Napravnik

Email: rosie@rosieofftrack.com

Phone: 2403743316

Price: $4,000.



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