Patches is good solid youth horse. He is running in 3D at local jackpots. My daughter has been using him barrels, poles straights and has used him occasionally in the goat tying. We are only selling him because we are looking for a step up horse for her. He is gentle and quite. Can be ridden by kids that have some experience riding. He has been used for riding lessons and for kids camp. He ran at the all I. In Las Vegas last December and was In the middle of the 3D with really tough competition in the first round. Many videos available.