He seemed pretty hot over fences in some of the clips, although he is pretty darn cute. He really really reminds me of Goose or Scout in really having to RIDE. I like his uphill build, his face is great:)
I think he's adorable, but he has horrid jumping technique. He would benefit greatly from lowering the jumps some and doing some good ole' grid work. With his technique and the height of the jumps he's very likely to wear and tear a lost faster than he would if you took a step back and fixed a few things.
But with taking a few steps back and THEN moving forward, I think he'll make a lovely jumper.
I agree with everyone above me. My horse was the same, he would rush at fences and such, but with a lot of persistence and gymnastics training he is already so much better than when people see him, they ask me when I bought a new horse! You have to be persistent with horses in order for them to learn
I would buy this one as a talent prospect. He's strung out and taking that rider for a drag. I think with some time, an appropriate rider/training program, and a much more open arena for jumping, would afford you a competitive jumper.
I think this horse is a very talented prospect but he needs to be taken back to basics. He is strung out and all over the place when he is jumping. He has that 'gas it, close your eyes and leap' thing going on. He looks like he needs lower jumps, gymnastics and lots of flat work.