I used to own one, as a teenager I broke her in she was four. Trained her thoru to qualifying for horse of the year show in hunters, showjumped to 1.20m, and evented to 1*, and dressage championships. She was physically super talented. Her grandad jumped at the olypics back in the day. They are incredibly tough horses and you never get into a fight with them as you wont win. But have them work for you and they are fantastic. Ther are incredibly
Tough sensible, hardy ponies, but not pushovers, but trained right they can be great for any level rider even novices .