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    Default VIDEO: Please comment on this horse's form and way of going

    I think this horse has too much knee action to be a hunter, but it might do well in the jumper ring. Any other thoughts?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NQSkmsFCjSA



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    I would say a derby horse. He seems to have a certain brilliance



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    OMG, my now 4yo Abba, used to do the very same (without jumping out thank God) when the bikers came by. She just used to canter along with them bucking and I thought she was just plain weird. Thankfully she has some common sense because her fencing was post and rail, a huge hedge, and a ditch next to the road. But she loved those crazy bikers and their colorful outfits!

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    Omg, I just laughed so hard I cried. I'm SO glad I wasn't riding that horse when he did that..

    "OMG THERE'S AN EMERGENCY SOMEWHERE EVERYONE'S RUNNING!!!! WHERE ARE WE GOING?!"

    LOL. I can imagine the fear in those bicyclists heart having that horse stampeding right behind them like a crazed lunatic.. Wonder how they got him stopped? Hopefully he didn't seriously injure his legs slamming down on the pavement like that for so long. Looks like a nice (albeit a little psycho) horse, they could have stopped everyone for a second so he'd stop running but I highly doubt they would have done that.



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    Looked like National Velvet there.

    Oh...that one wasn't running away from anything with those ears-just revealing how much TB is actually in those WB lines. Sucker was racing them-won too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by findeight View Post
    Oh...that one wasn't running away from anything with those ears-just revealing how much TB is actually in those WB lines. Sucker was racing them-won too.
    Exactly my THOUGHT!!!!! Definitely not running away.. more like proudly taking the lead!!! amazing footing over that bridge... OMG... I honestly clicked on this thread expecting something serious!!! LOL
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    Not the jumper ring - he is too independent - maybe eventing? Or better suited for steeple chasing. Quite the solid fellow. And really sound... I wonder if he has special shoes - since he is not slipping on the concrete!
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    This clip is in Amelie! In the movie, she tapes it off the TV and gives it to a guy who needs to rediscover the joy of living. Love it-- Thanks for sharing!



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    Quote Originally Posted by doublesstable View Post
    Not the jumper ring - he is too independent - maybe eventing?

    Maybe he could be like Authentic. Even without a rider he can still do the jumps

    ...(reference is here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wdb7qAtTLbc)



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