Spotlight Horse of the Week: High Syn

Shauna Wells shares the deetz on all things “Synful”…giddyupandwrite horse blog

1. Jockey Club name and Barn Name:

 High Syn,  known around the barn as  just plain Syn

2. Age, Height, Color:

 8 years old,  17hh (17.2hh before he broke his withers) Dark brown/faded black

Oh dear- when I read the wither part,giddyupandwrite horse blog I admit I did a little cringe…

3. Current Discipline:

 Show Jumping & Eventing

4. Syn is a natural at:

This boy has major jumping talent, super adjustable gaits, and his snuggles are world class! giddyupandwrite horse blog

Isn’t that just the darn cutest?! He’s a natural at snuggling! awwww…

5. My OTTB needs improvement in this/these areas:

Standing for the farrier and loading in trailersgiddyupandwrite horse blog

6. Syn’s favorite treats:


7. Shauna’s happiest moment(s) with High Syn:

“Our 2nd cross country schooling (above picture) or his first time getting all four feet into a trailer since he broke his withers.”

8. Ultimate Goals:

“We would love to do Training Level eventing or 3ft jumpers, but failing that, my goal is to continue to learn and have the time of my life for years to come.”

*sigh* I think it’s so lovely when OTTB owners get all sappy and sweet! giddyupandwrite horse blog

Absolute best of luck to Shauna and Syn as they both continue making strides on their amazing journey together! 

Thank you, Shauna, for sharing your boys’ “biography” with Giddyupandwrite!

***please remember that any OTTB is eligible to become a:

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Feel free to message me for the brief questionnaire and I’ll be sure to add your special OTTB to the list… it feels pretty great bragging on our horses! 

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