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8 y/o TB Mare - HOME FOUND

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  • 8 y/o TB Mare - HOME FOUND

    8 y/o chestnut with half stripe, homebred TB mare, 16.2 (maybe closer to 16.3), good body, nice slopped back shoulder, uphill build, lovely mover. Has been shown Training 1 and Training 2 at small local schooling shows. Will make a lovely hunter as well as dressage or CT/cross country horse. Very sensitive mouth. Correctly started with dressage basics. W/T/C. Just started over jumps. Quite and a bit lazy at home. She has little show exposure and will need a very confident, skilled rider in that environment for a while. Because of her lack of show mileage she is not suited for a child's horse at this time. I think she'd make a younger JR/YR mount if you are working with a trainer and able to have the trainer show this mare for a while. Must be experienced owner and preferably riding with a trainer. Good manners. Clips, stands, ties, loads. Usually wears natural balance shoes on front. Currently barefoot due to limited money. She is being offered for a free lease (long term). We can discuss ownership after a suitable period of leasing. She needs turnout part of the day. Very sensitive and reactive to biting bugs. Please PM me. References required. They will be thoroughly checked. Pictures available. I can get a video if necessary.
    Last edited by NCSue; Feb. 24, 2012, 08:26 PM.
    Susan B.
    http://canterberrymeadows.com/
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    #2
    Bump. Pictures are available via email at this time.
    Susan B.
    http://canterberrymeadows.com/

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    • #3
      I'd love to see pictures! Could you pm me if she's still available? Thanks!

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        #4
        Bump. Jumping video now available.

        http://s929.photobucket.com/albums/a...rberrymeadows/

        Videos are of a rider who has never been on this mare in a lesson. Rider's horse came up lame day of lesson so she asked to ride Sophie. Rider has not jumped in a while and is used to riding a horse that is barely 15H. Jumps are approximately 2'. I apologize for poor video quality. Videos were taken in short segments because most of us have dial up in this area.
        Last edited by NCSue; Oct. 31, 2010, 12:21 PM.
        Susan B.
        http://canterberrymeadows.com/

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          #5
          bump. bump.
          Susan B.
          http://canterberrymeadows.com/

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          • #6
            Pretty!

            lovely girl... paint her gray and I'd be all over her!

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            • #7
              What a nice mare! I wish I was already in NC....someone needs to pick her up!
              __________________________________
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              Horses in the NW

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              • Original Poster

                #8
                Bump. This lovely girl really needs a job and a person of her own.
                Susan B.
                http://canterberrymeadows.com/

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                • #9
                  I wish I had someone for her, she looks quite a nice mover and fairly tolerant.
                  www.shawneeacres.net

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                    #10
                    bump. bump. bump.

                    Took Sophie to an open show end of Jan. She was nervous but easily handled by an experienced rider. Placed in almost all classes. These classes were approximately 20-25 riders each.

                    She prefers going like a hunter than a dressage horse.

                    Her only flaw is that she gets nervous at a show and needs someone she knows (doesn't do well if the rider is a stranger) to ride her and give her confidence. Due to an injury (non-horse related) I am unable to do this for her at this time.
                    Susan B.
                    http://canterberrymeadows.com/

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                    • #11
                      Would be interested in her if she were in California! Too bad...cute mare.

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                        #12
                        Bump. This mare really wants to be a hunter over fences. She has the movement, willingness, temperament, and form to make her a nice show horse. Unfortunately I can't jump any longer. I hate to see her sitting.
                        Susan B.
                        http://canterberrymeadows.com/

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                        • #13
                          I have an adult student that she might work for. I will send a PM.

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                          • #14
                            Are you still looking for someone for this mare?
                            Me: In a long-winded explanation of who GM is and why he is Important to the Sport
                            Mr EmJ: So what you're saying is GM is so Important he could get Chik-Fil-A on Sunday?

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                              #15
                              Originally posted by EmJ628 View Post
                              Are you still looking for someone for this mare?
                              YES
                              Susan B.
                              http://canterberrymeadows.com/

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                              • #16
                                Sent a PM!
                                "to live is the rarest thing in the world, most people merely exist."

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                                • Original Poster

                                  #17
                                  Sorry for my slow reply. Please keep in mind that this mare is green over fences and needs a very confident, experienced rider with experience training a green horse or someone working with a trainer. She also has a great deal of anxiety in the show environment which, hopefully, will be overcome with exposure and time. She will need a professional or very experienced, very calm, very mellow person in this situation.
                                  Susan B.
                                  http://canterberrymeadows.com/

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                                    #18
                                    Bump. This mare is very quiet and easy to ride/work with at home. She likes to work and is very comfortable. She really needs a home.
                                    Susan B.
                                    http://canterberrymeadows.com/

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                                    • #19
                                      Where in NC is the mare located? Could you send me a PM?
                                      Trying a life outside of FEI tents and hotel rooms.

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                                        #20
                                        Originally posted by AppyGoLucky View Post
                                        Where in NC is the mare located? Could you send me a PM?
                                        The mare is located in Williamston, NC. Williamston is east of Raleigh and Rocky Mount, off of Hwy. 64.

                                        Feel free to PM or email me at canterberrymeadows@gmail.com
                                        Susan B.
                                        http://canterberrymeadows.com/

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