A 15.2hh thoroughbred gelding with
outstanding presence and movement. Winner of three Open Ladies Hack at Brisbane Royal. Twice Queensland Horse of the Year and three times Runner-Up. Winner at the Queensland Country Hack Championships.
Shimmer carried Courtney Midson to Champion Lady Rider at Sydney and Brisbane Royal shows. He produced the most remarkable work-outs. He was a prolific winner at local shows.
Brisbane Royal 2005 Shimmer won his ridden ANSA class and carried the Reserve Champion Gentleman Rider.
Syndey Royal 2006 Shimmer was Champion ridden ANSA horse.
His final performance at the Grand National was truely outstanding producing fautless performances for both Courtney and the Judge. He made top 3, an incredible performance considering his height disadvantage in the Open Show Hunter ring.
He will be remembered for his impeccable work-outs, outstanding carriage and his beautiful, fluid, elastic movements.
A true champion, an outstanding show horse, and a truely loving friend.