The Chronicle of the Horse
MagazineNewsHorse SportsHorse CareCOTH StoreVoicesThe Chronicle UntackedDirectoriesMarketplaceDates & Results
 
Results 1 to 12 of 12
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Feb. 10, 2009
    Posts
    576

    Default Canter Hunk

    Lord knows why I was looking at this today because I've just had to sell my horse for financial reasons, but this one... Love him. Love. Someone go get him and tell me how great he is in person!

    http://www.canterusa.org/index.php?o...&directory=285



  2. #2
    Join Date
    Aug. 17, 2001
    Location
    Hangin' on by a thread...
    Posts
    3,326

    Default

    He's definitely a looker! Too bad you can't zoom in on the pics. I know what you mean- I just sold one horse, gave away another, and am down to one, but I can't stop looking, either.

    What's with the $3999 price tag? Is that a track thing?
    "Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work." - Thomas Edison

    So, the Zen Buddhist says to the hotdog vendor, "Make me one with everything."



  3. #3
    Join Date
    Feb. 4, 2004
    Posts
    2,616

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by eventer_mi View Post
    He's definitely a looker! Too bad you can't zoom in on the pics. I know what you mean- I just sold one horse, gave away another, and am down to one, but I can't stop looking, either.

    What's with the $3999 price tag? Is that a track thing?
    I think the rule to be on the CANTER page is that the horse has to be priced less than the lowest claiming race at the track (which I'm guessing based on that price is 4K). Not cheap for an 8 yo coming off the track, but he is flashy.



  4. #4
    Join Date
    Oct. 8, 2002
    Location
    Maryland
    Posts
    9,417

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by eventer_mi View Post
    He's definitely a looker! Too bad you can't zoom in on the pics. I know what you mean- I just sold one horse, gave away another, and am down to one, but I can't stop looking, either.

    What's with the $3999 price tag? Is that a track thing?
    Sorry about the pics! They were emailed to us directly from the owners at that size. There's a bunch more if anyone wants to see them, but not really anything bigger.
    "smile a lot can let us ride happy,it is good thing"

    My CANTER blog.



  5. #5
    Join Date
    May. 24, 2007
    Posts
    241

    Default

    Trainers have told me that canter restricts them to below $4,000.00 I've actually had a trainer tell me that the horse priced at 3,999.00 was really being sold for $5,500.00



  6. #6
    Join Date
    Jan. 17, 2008
    Posts
    2,079

    Default

    I want this guy:

    http://www.canterusa.org/index.php?o...&directory=282

    Something about him.

    Oh and the almost-jog video is hilarious!
    "look deep into his pedigree. Look for the name of a one-of-a-kind horse who lends to his kin a fierce tenacity, a will of iron, a look of eagles. Look & know that Slew is still very much with us."



  7. #7
    Join Date
    Jul. 20, 2006
    Posts
    621

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by sisu27 View Post
    I want this guy:

    http://www.canterusa.org/index.php?o...&directory=282

    Something about him.

    Oh and the almost-jog video is hilarious!
    Oh my, he is a looker! Someone needs to snatch him up! He is big and handsome enough to be a show hunter too if the almost-jog video is an indication of his need for speed



  8. #8
    Join Date
    May. 26, 2007
    Location
    Owings Mills, MD and Mt. Airy, MD
    Posts
    1,195

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by sisu27 View Post
    I want this guy:

    http://www.canterusa.org/index.php?o...&directory=282

    Something about him.

    Oh and the almost-jog video is hilarious!
    Sisu27, I want him too! Good taste
    Winfield Farm
    Karrera "Zoee" ~ Redshift "Orion" ~ Inquisitive "Q" ~ No Doubts "Lady"
    I Paid For My Vet's New Truck Clique



  9. #9
    Join Date
    Feb. 10, 2009
    Posts
    576

    Default

    I love that one too! I looked at him... but I think the chestnut caught my eye because he's almost a carbon copy (2 yrs younger, 3" smaller, tiny bit less of a shark fin) of the one I just sold that I've loved so.

    So as I try to train my eye... looking @ the first pic of the chestnut, there looks to be something REALLY wonky going on with the pasterns. Like, something gumby-type wonky (esp the front left). but then the pic under that they look fine. Any thoughts on why??



  10. #10
    Join Date
    Aug. 4, 2009
    Location
    MD
    Posts
    4,073

    Default

    Well I am going to CT tomorow...bought 2 privately Monday, already have one of them sold.

    Can look at bay the horse in Adam Letts and get more photos if you are a for real buyer......



  11. #11
    Join Date
    Oct. 8, 2002
    Location
    Maryland
    Posts
    9,417

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by evans36 View Post
    So as I try to train my eye... looking @ the first pic of the chestnut, there looks to be something REALLY wonky going on with the pasterns. Like, something gumby-type wonky (esp the front left). but then the pic under that they look fine. Any thoughts on why??
    Often that's the result of positioning - they might lean or twist a little in one direction and the result is a gumby-type wonkiness in the picture. A lot of times when taking the photos you don't notice it till you get home, and then you really wish you'd taken ten more. (alternatively, the horse might just be wonky).

    What you see a lot is a horse who is about to take a step or just took one, and hasn't fully weighted the leg yet - that can make fetlocks and knees look *really* weird.
    "smile a lot can let us ride happy,it is good thing"

    My CANTER blog.



  12. #12
    Join Date
    Feb. 10, 2009
    Posts
    576

    Default

    I figured it was something like that - not conformational issues, because otherwise there was no way that guy raced until 8 and retired sound with pasterns that bend like rubber!! Thanks for the work you guys do



Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 13
    Last Post: Sep. 26, 2012, 11:18 AM
  2. Gorgeous hunk of OTTB
    By baxtersmom in forum Eventing
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: Sep. 13, 2012, 09:38 PM
  3. Poor horse is a bleeding hunk... which fly sheet?
    By Vesper Sparrow in forum Horse Care
    Replies: 22
    Last Post: Jul. 8, 2012, 03:18 PM
  4. My little dressage hunk...
    By PaulaM in forum Dressage
    Replies: 27
    Last Post: Feb. 6, 2012, 02:33 PM
  5. Replies: 12
    Last Post: Jul. 7, 2009, 07:09 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
randomness