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To the MAX
Mar. 21, 2011, 10:09 PM
I'm so excited, I just had to share! Picked him up this weekend from a fellow COTHer who contacted me because she didn't have the time or room to keep him going. It was a whirlwind weekend going to pick him up. We spent many (too many!) hours in the truck but it was totally worth it! I am totally in love with him!
After much debate about his name, my boyfriend renamed him "Ace". Here he is!

http://a4.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/189915_1638403203256_1332030010_2684662_1808605_n. jpg

http://a4.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/196249_1638404323284_1332030010_2684669_4540449_n. jpg

http://a1.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/198970_1641396158078_1332030010_2689497_6412388_n. jpg
^Meeting Chip for the first time!

I can't wait for the farrier to come out so I can hop on him! Of course he had to throw a shoe before I got a chance to! :lol:

Bugs-n-Frodo
Mar. 22, 2011, 12:00 AM
Handsome devil. Congrats!

Beethoven
Mar. 22, 2011, 12:05 AM
Loff him! :D:D:D TB?

ridingmomof3
Mar. 22, 2011, 08:18 AM
he looks great!

To the MAX
Mar. 22, 2011, 10:11 AM
Thanks guys! Of course he is a TB. :D

Went out early this morning and let him out with Chip for the first time. They love each other!

More photos, of course!

http://a8.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/189182_1641938691641_1332030010_2690135_3953940_n. jpg

http://a6.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/199374_1641938771643_1332030010_2690136_450428_n.j pg

http://a2.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/197086_1641939491661_1332030010_2690141_3564547_n. jpg

http://a8.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/190274_1641939331657_1332030010_2690140_1879656_n. jpg
^Chip reminding me that he should be the center of attention...haha

http://a4.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/199467_1641939571663_1332030010_2690142_2554186_n. jpg
^Chip has tail envy!

Czar
Mar. 22, 2011, 10:23 AM
Very attractive! How old?

What are your plans for him? What has he done?

To the MAX
Mar. 22, 2011, 12:14 PM
He's about to be 5. He was started last year and was WTC/starting to jump this past summer but has not been in work all winter while previous owner was in Florida.

I plan to get him going again, put a bit more training in him, and let him tell me what he'd like to do! I'm a hunter at heart but if he wants to be a jumper or eventer that's not a problem either. :)

kateh
Mar. 22, 2011, 01:04 PM
What a cutie, I love his markings!

UniqueSaddlePads
Mar. 22, 2011, 01:07 PM
Incredibly cute! Seems to have settled in quickly! Congrats

TimelyImpulse
Mar. 22, 2011, 01:11 PM
He's lovely! Next time you have a friend with a horse like that and you have no room, let ME know! :-)

AliCat518
Mar. 22, 2011, 01:11 PM
Ohhh I like the looks of him! Congrats :)

Zu Zu
Mar. 22, 2011, 01:11 PM
CONGRATULATIONS ```

I LIKE YOUR 'ACE'

ENJOY ` THANKS FOR SHARING `

To the MAX
Mar. 22, 2011, 09:24 PM
Thanks everyone! I cannot wait to hop on him! Farrier is coming on Thursday but I just got a text from my sister begging me to dog sit this weekend so my first ride will have to wait until Sunday. The wait is killing me!

Lazy-Pony
Mar. 22, 2011, 10:46 PM
I have tail envy too! He is really handsome. :)
I'm sure you will enjoy him.

To the MAX
Mar. 23, 2011, 10:16 PM
Rode him today! Farrier came earlier than I thought he would so I got to hop on him. :D He was awesome! Can't wait until he's fit again and I can do more with him. Tonight we just walked and trotted. Here's a picture:

http://a5.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/200225_1644199588162_1332030010_2692818_4990408_n. jpg

:)

Beethoven
Mar. 23, 2011, 10:21 PM
Love him!! What is his pedigree? His markings are similar to my mare which makes me love him even more!

older pic of her but best I could find to show her markings:
http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=685483653293&set=a.685481891823.2319357.19200064&theater

Mimi La Rue
Mar. 23, 2011, 10:22 PM
He is adorable!

Bit O Groby
Mar. 23, 2011, 10:26 PM
I love him. Congrats!

KateR
Mar. 23, 2011, 10:38 PM
what a cute horse! the pic of you riding him is lovely

dp1092
Mar. 23, 2011, 10:48 PM
He is beautiful congrats! He's got some long legs! Good luck with him! :)

Brigit
Mar. 24, 2011, 12:35 AM
He is gooooorgeous! Love his markings!