Sport Horses and Ponies July Internet Auction

July 12, 2018 to July 19, 2018

LOT 116: Maverick Merlot

2017 Chestnut Gelding ( Florianus II x Its Hilca) 14.2 hh- Consigned by David Searle Like A Rock Farm- Pennsylvania

* NEW VIDEOS * Awarded FIRST PREMIUM at KWPN-NA Keuring with judges comments of BEST MOVER IN CLASS.

  • Type/Breed: Dutch Warmblood
  • Size: 14.2 hh
  • Papers: Yes
  • Registry: KWPN-NA
  • Reg #: 8400252017N00035
  • Other Breed: USEF
  • Other Breed Reg #: 5465961


Maverick Merlot is a tall, handsome chestnut gelding. Sure to turn heads in any ring he shows in. Jumping, Dressage or Eventing this fabulous young Florianus prospect has the pedigree to succeed in anyone of these disciplines.

He was awarded FIRST PREMIUM at Keuring with judges comments of "BEST MOVER IN CLASS". Scored 78.80% USDF in hand at Dressage at Devon.

Maverick has his sires impressive movement with remarkable hind end reach. His dam It's Hilca has a great show record herself competing in eventing and jumping. Also his Grandsire is OLYMPIC show jumper CARDENTO.

This is a winning pedigree!

Maverick has a puppy dog attitude, that will be a joy to own. He will come and visit you the moment you step foot into his pasture. Maverick is very brave and will load on the horse trailer before any other horse. Maverick has been handled extensively and shown in hand at the KWPN inspection and at Dressage at Devon. Maverick Merlot is a top quality yearling.

Sire: Florianus II,I won the prestigious Get of Sire class at Dressage at Devon for two consecutive years. Sire of  international Grand Prix dressage mare Rhythm and Blues (formerly Florencia B);  FRESKA, High Score Adult Dressage Horse at the KWPN-NA Keuring in Pennsylvania, third in the country in the DG Bar Cup for 7-8 year olds. Other 2017 notables include Flying Squirrel and H Fletcher, both winning at First Level with scores in the 70s.

Dam: IT'S HILCA - Dam of IT'S HILLYDOR, Champion Equitation and Medal class winner; PAISLEY MCF, BWP Premim Foal.

Consignor: David Searle, Like A Rock Farm

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Owner: David Searle Like A Rock Farm

Location/City: Coatesville

Location/State: Pennsylvania



Coggins Test-Date Drawn: Jun 25, 2018

Health and Soundness Information

Cribber: No

Weaver: No

Nerved: No

Foundered: No

Parrot Mouth: No

Major Surgery: No

Colic/Resection Surgery: No

Past Lameness: No

Other defects, abnormalities or blemishes: No

Disposition Information

Scale 1 to 10: 1 = Best, 10 = Worst, NP = Info Not Provided

General Disposition: 2

Stall Manners: 2

Farrier: 2

Loading & Trailering: 1

Clipping: 2

Gets along with other horses: 1

Riding & Training Information

Scale 1 to 10: 1 = Beginner, 10 = Professional, NP = Info Not Provided

Level of Experience required by rider or handler: 3

Scale 1 to 10: 1 = Bombproof, 10 = Hot, NP = Info Not Provided

Rating for riding or handling disposition of horse: 2

Professional Training: Yes,

has been handled professionaly since he was a foal.

Professional Training Comments:

Scored 78.80% USDF in hand at Dressage at Devon

Disciplines: Dressage, Eventing, Jumper