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  1. #1
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    Red face Who were the best movers??

    WANTED!!!

    Opinions on who were the best movers ( ponies and horses )back in the day.

    Ponies - Small pony - Thyme
    Medium pony - Kiss Me Not (was amazing)
    Large - Chardonnay

    Horses - Home By Dark
    Two For One

    Also who are the best movers of today??



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    I am not "old" enough to say the best back in the day. I have not been out of my junior years too long. But the best movers of today are (it seems all the one's that Scott Stewart rides! )and I think as far as a young horse goes-Sox on The Beach who won the IHF under saddle as a 2yr old. and Imperial Crown (also IHF -4 yr. old)
    Last edited by BREEDINGMANIAC; Nov. 13, 2007 at 07:17 PM.



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    Hope I'm not reading too much into the 'was' in the original post -- Kiss Me Not is still with us enjoying her retirement, isn't she?



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    The best movers right now I think are Grey Slipper and Hush.
    Jazz and Small Talk, although they don't show as much anymore, I think are definitely the best movers of the recent past.



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    Talking

    Megan Davis's former small pony My Little Dickens was a great, great mover.

    Not sure who owns him anymore though.



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    I have to second the one who said all of the horses Scott Stewart rides. They are phenomenal movers. Grey Slipper is also lovely.

    As for ponies, My Little Dickens is quite cute. So is Ingenue and Rockport.
    Experienced riders are not prone to brag. And usually newcomers, if they start out being boastful, end up modest. -C.J.J. Mullen



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    I'm going to add to the already great list... Believe. And he's a young horse too, right? He was amazing at Devon.
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    ponywise...definitely My Little Dickens and All About Me. Longacre Hat's Off was also an amazing mover. As far as the horses go, Unique and Renoir, just to name two out of the many.



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    Blue Mist never lost a hack class. (Medium Pony)
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    Kiss me not?!!! I remember showing against her in the ponies! Is she really still alive?



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    Is video online of these anywhere?



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    Years ago....20th Century....I don't think it ever lost a hack class.



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    ditto the videos. I'd LOVE to see some of these guys!



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    I think Hush is the best mover I've ever seen.



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    Touch the Sun.



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    At WEF last year, I loved watching one of the Bellisimo girl's Junior Hunters hack. It won and it was dreamy to watch. Anyone know who I'm talking about?

    Edited to add-I'm sure the horse was Say the Word?
    Last edited by Limerick; Nov. 13, 2007 at 11:35 PM.



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    Mmmm....love Small Talk. Kissy was great. Enchanted Forrest for sure. So No Wonder was great.
    ...for there are wings on these hooves, the speed and power of foam-capped waves...
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    I haven't been to the shows back east in a while...do remember the lovely Kiss Me Not and many of the others mentioned from back then though.

    Out here in the middle of nowhere, I recently saw 'Q' win some hacks - it was shocking to see such a fabulous mover in this area, and I think he'd be competitive anywhere.



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    Default anyone heard of.............

    Island Time ? While he's not from "back in the day" his big time show career is behind him. He won everywhere and to watch him strut is breathtaking!



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    I would add Cindy Firestone's Versailles to the list. Maybe not the best of all time, but certainly near the top today.



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