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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar. 24, 2004
    Pottstown, PA (East Coventry)

    Default Husband horse? on CL in Malvern PA

    Not mine but sounds like a great horse.

    Hi, I have a 17 yr old sorrel Standardbred/TB cross gelding who stands around 16.1 hh or more and am looking for a good home for him. He's a nice horse with a sense of humor, just not the right horse for me and what I like to do, not to mention the fact that I'm a short person and he's just way too big for He can be a bit on the lazy side, anyone can ride, good on the trails, no spook. Good whoa, nice gallop, big mover. He's a former police horse now retired from the force, smart and nice looking. He goes both western and english and has a great neck rein. He was ridden english on the police force, but used western for ranch work and trail riding.
    When I got him, he was underweight and had awful feet. He has since put on at least a couple hundred pounds, his feet are great (only shod in front with borium) and looks awesome. Dentist says his teeth are perfect, lined up like chiclets perfectly in a He is UTD on shots, feet, coggins, teeth, etc and in great health. I invested a lot of time and money in him to get him back in shape.
    I think he would be a great lesson horse and good in a therapeutic riding program. I'm not sure about his jumping ability. I was told that he didn't like to jump and I've never tried jumping him. He is sound with no lameness issues, so I know that's not the reason. He is patient and laid back and prefers to be in the company of other horses. If interested, feel free to contact me. I will need to see references as well: friends, vet, farrier, dentist, etc. THIS BOY MUST GO TO A GOOD HOME WITH SOMEONE WHO WILL TAKE CARE OF HIM. SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY. Thanks for looking!
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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec. 10, 2001


    Bumping this up. Sounds like a very nice horse.
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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Apr. 29, 2005
    Paris, Kentucky


    bumping for a retired police horse!
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  4. #4
    Join Date
    May. 11, 2002
    S Ctrl Kentucky


    If only I could convince hubby that he NEEDS him! I'm emailing him the link right now. I've been bugging him that we need a horse that he can ride. He's not entirely convinced yet. Wish me luck.
    I would like to think I will die an heroic death...

    But it's more likely I'll trip over my dog and choke on a spoonful of frosting.

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