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fleur de duc
May. 7, 2010, 09:41 PM
The pony that I adopted 4 years ago through a thread here on COTH his now all grown up and back into work. His name is Flash (Here Comes Trouble), a 5yro welsh/haffie/paint-ish cross?? We really have no idea actually. After being out on a lease since October, he has now come to my new barn to be used in their camp and lessons for the summer.

He seems to have forgotten some manners over the winter, so hes in a bit of a bootcamp at the moment. Yesterday, one of the little kiddies got up on him to kick his little butt for me:D

So here it goes!
trotting and through the puddles he didn't want to go through with me onboard
http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b253/fleurdeduc/DSC_0047.jpg
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canter pony weee
http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b253/fleurdeduc/DSC_0066.jpg
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jumping :D
http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b253/fleurdeduc/DSC_0080.jpg
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and here are a few from yesterday with the little girl
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and the chunky little monkey himself
http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b253/fleurdeduc/DSC_0081.jpg
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Thanks for looking. Feel free to critique him. I know his conformation flaws, hehe, especially his neck, if you can even call that sausage link a neck:lol: Hes such a good soul though, just needs some reminders on what's allowed. Im so proud of him for how hes turned out. He isn't the prettiest, but he's good enough to have a home for life with us.


ETA: if you are in the critiquing mood, id love some comments on this large I am in charge of. He's been a pasture pet until a month ago. He used to be a pony jumper, and is only 10 this year. He is really soft and supple to your leg, but he has trouble relaxing. This is him about 3 weeks under saddle again.

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SillyHorse
May. 7, 2010, 10:32 PM
Flash is hilarious -- oh, that neck! :eek: But what a cute jump he has. The last picture, well, I'm cleaning up the monitor...

spmoonie
May. 7, 2010, 10:36 PM
That is the cutest pony! Love the pictures of him smiling. :)

fleur de duc
May. 7, 2010, 10:40 PM
Flash is hilarious -- oh, that neck! :eek: But what a cute jump he has. The last picture, well, I'm cleaning up the monitor...

yes that neck is something isnt it?!? his crest is almost wider than his neck is long!! But he sure manages to use himself nicely over fences. I did not expect him to turn out that way!

time fault
May. 7, 2010, 10:45 PM
He is positively adorable!!!

llsc
May. 7, 2010, 10:57 PM
Flash is insanely cute!!!!!!!! I love him. He's a great little jumper.

The large looks like a very nice mover. Lovely pony.

doublesstable
May. 7, 2010, 11:36 PM
He is SOOO CUTE. I don't have any critiques because he's TOO CUTE. (wait, I changed my mind... he does have a nice jump doesn't he!!) WHoo Hooo.... He looks like a mini warmblood.... :-)))


I love the little girl jumping with that HUGE smile on her face... it's priceless!!!!

Sugarbrook
May. 8, 2010, 09:36 AM
I LOVE LOVE LOVE Flash!!! He jumps really well also.

imapepper
May. 9, 2010, 11:08 AM
Adorable :) What a cute jump he has and love the picture of the kid with the huge grin over the fence :D

fleur de duc
May. 10, 2010, 11:08 PM
Im glad you guys enjoyed them!!

Good news is I have more :)

http://hramspacher.myphotoalbum.com/view_album.php?set_albumName=album05

his little leaser was out. and here you go!