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    I realized I never posted any photos of my new boy. This is Buddy, 18 yrs, 16.2 hand Hannoverian/Tb cross. Supposedly Diamont is his grandsire, but no papers to prove it. I can't wait to get him home from vet and pamper him after his teeth extractions. Went to visit him on Tues and he would not even come over to me. Boy was he mad!

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  • #2
    beautiful

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    • #3
      Lovely boy!

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      • #4
        Very handsome! Congratulations!!

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        • #5
          He certainly could be a Diamont. Diamont was bred to all qualities of mares and managed to produce some wonderful horses. Have fun!

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          • #6
            He's big and bay - a common Diamont style Enjoy him - looks like a good boy!

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              #7
              Mystic, yes def a common Diamont offspring color/size, but a MUCH better temperament!

              I know a lot of people don't like plain bays, but I do, and my heart did flip flops the first time I saw him standing in his stall when I went to see him.

              My vet was so funny when he came to do ppe on him, we have had arabs for the last 15 years because thats the circuit our ex trainer showed on. He took one look at Buddy and said "I'm glad you went for temperament instead of pretty/flashy". And his wife was like "I thought you liked arabs?" Me "I do, but I like the better".

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              • #8
                What a looker!
                Sheilah

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                  #9
                  He comes home tomorrow from vet. He is going to get a week of great grooming and massages to relax any muscles that he has been holding rigid from pain, then once he feels loose to me, I will have chiro out to do adjustment. Then hopefully he will be feeling LOTS better.

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                  • #10
                    Happy Holidays to you! He is gorgeous

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                      #11
                      He's home! and it is amazing how much different they act when they are not in pain. He lets me touch his face all over now, no more throwing his head up as soon as you look like you are going to touch his head. The day I brought him home I turned him out in the arena and he ran and ran and ran. Then he power trotted. He must have been feeling good. It did take a few days for him to actually walk over to me tho, I was definitely getting the horsey cold shoulder!

                      The moral of the story is, before you assume behavioral problems, consider the teeth!

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                      • #12
                        Lovely, handsome new boy -- and glad to hear he is feeling and acting better.
                        AETERNUM VALE, INVICTUS - 7/10/2012

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                        • #13
                          He's not plain! He's got a gorgeous blaze/stripe! So glad to hear he's feeling better. What an exciting future for you two!

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                          • #14
                            Congrats! He is gorgeous.

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by endlessclimb View Post
                              He's not plain! He's got a gorgeous blaze/stripe!
                              Agreed!
                              Custom tack racks!
                              www.mmeqcenter.com/tacklove.html

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                              • #16
                                One of my Diamonts was my heart horse and I never had a horse before or since with such a terrific personality and temperament. He looked after me and I never have been sadder to have an animal or human die. Smart as they come too.

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                                • #17
                                  I also read your post on the details of his dental issues. I think he is so lucky you found him! Best wishes for what promises to be a great partnership.

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                                  • #18
                                    Handsome fellow. I also, love a bay with chrome on the face. Looks like your going to have a blast with him.
                                    "Anyone who tries to make brownies without butter should be arrested." Ina Garten

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                                    • Original Poster

                                      #19
                                      Thank you everyone for your kind words. Buddy is still not speaking to me, won't come to me, but ... it had to be done, he will get over it eventually. I can't wait to get back to riding him. I do love the great big white blaze, I think it makes his face look elegant.

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                                      • #20
                                        What a pretty boy! Congrats OP!

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