First Encounter

From a lineage of successful eventers on both sides of his family, First Encounter is the latest generation of eventing horses with substantial potential.

Compact and agile with an excellent work ethic, this young Gelding has excellent paces and a big careful jump.

He shows an exemplary temperament and has engaged well in his training so far.


  • Male, Gelding
  • Born 21st April 2019
  • Professionally backed, brought on gradually
  • Still growing, expected to make 16hh
  • Travels well
  • Eligible for inclusion in SHB(GB) Young Horse Grand Slam program
  • Ready to move onto Equine Bridge and beyond

Breeding Lineage

Part of an excellent bloodline

First Encounter Jessop Sprite Daddy's Girl III Regal Chant Canterice
Majestic Streak
Oedipus Complex Ammeline
Mummy's Pet
Jessop Lovely Boy Hinde Beauty
Romanow Von Pferdheim Laute
Ramiro Z
Brief Encounter Grafham Society Arnia Arteria
Arak Arka
Jumbo Betty -
Seven Bells
Skippy Rose
Legaun Prince


Royal Tunbridge Wells - Kent

Futurity Assessment 2019

In his futurity assessment 0-2 yr (2nd August 2019) First Encounter achieved a Gold grading with a score of 8.525

British Breeding Entry

Vet Assessment

A full X-Ray examination was completed on the 30th November 2022, reporting nothing abnormal discovered (NAD).

First Encounter was successfully treated for a small sarcoid in 2022.

He is fully up to date with vaccinations, feet and teeth.

Open to any vet.

Further information can be provided upon request.