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  1. #41
    Join Date
    Oct. 14, 2010
    Horse Heaven


    Congrats! Soooooo exciting. Lucky girl -- and she's nicely put together. Look forward to updates.

  2. #42
    Join Date
    Jun. 30, 2006
    SF Bay Area, California


    Quote Originally Posted by Mtn trails View Post
    Have you been in this situation and what did you do? Move on or take a look/chance?
    Congratulations and welcome to the "I took a chance on a horse" clique!

    I took a chance on a horse that was two states away, but like you, something about her look told me was special. She was very green, had no brakes or steering and was a challenge. However, she just ran novice at her first recognized event this summer.

    Have fun with your project and keep us updated!

    The picture I fell in love with:

    And this is her now:

    Have fun!!
    Proud owner of a Slaughter-Bound TB from a feedlot, and her surprise baby...!

  3. #43
    Join Date
    Aug. 11, 2000

    Thumbs up it's about a relationship

    at least as important as conformation and experience is the connection you feel to the horse; If you really feel drawn to this horse , go; take a look; make sure there are three gaits; sit on her, spend time with her and see how you feel about her then.
    breeder of Mercury!

    remember to enjoy the moment, and take a moment to enjoy and give God the glory for these wonderful horses in our lives.BECAUSE: LIFE is What Happens While Making Other Plans

  4. #44
    Join Date
    Mar. 13, 2006
    Sno County


    I'm going to ask if I can take her for a trial. Since the area to ride was tiny, the most I could do were a few steps of trot, turn, few steps of trot, turn, lather rinse repeat. Haven't tried canter yet. Love the pics of your horse Jenm, gorgeous. Trainer isn't excited about this horse and thinks I should go with a care lease on a packer but I'm going to try this one anyway for a week or two if seller will allow. I just have a feeling about her.
    Yogurt - If you're so cultured, how come I never see you at the opera? Steven Colbert

  5. #45
    Join Date
    Dec. 29, 2007


    Quote Originally Posted by jenm View Post
    Congratulations and welcome to the "I took a chance on a horse" clique!

    Have fun with your project and keep us updated!
    I did the same thing a year ago and don't regret it.
    "Those who know the least often know it the loudest."

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