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    Here are some pictures that I took of my horse last weekend. He was off for 8 months with an injury and is now finally back in full work.









    Thanks for looking!

  • #2
    wherzz da drewwwll emoticon?


    • #3
      Originally posted by bt View Post
      wherzz da drewwwll emoticon?
      Proud scar wearing member of the Bold, Banned and Bitchen clique


      • #4
        What a beauty! I know you're happy to be back into work 8 Months!!


        • #5

          Very nice. I love his expression in this one.


          • #6
            Lovely, lovely horse! We'll need to see some undersaddle pictures next!!! What is his breeding? Looks WB.


            • #7
              Um...can I just borrow him to groom, feed treats, fuss over, and dream that someday I might own a horse so purty???
              "I was not expecting the park rangers to lead the resistance, none of the dystopian novels I read prepared me for this but cool."


              • Original Poster

                Thanks for all the compliments! He has a fantastic personality to boot!

                Pride is a dutch warmblood (Corleone x Zeoliet).

                Here are some undersaddle pics as requested:

                This was during a clinic with Britta Johnston:

                And here are some during a lesson with my coach:


                I just think he looks better without me on top! LOL


                • #9
                  Lovely. They are so happy when they get fixed up. They know when they're healed up, I swear they do.


                  • #10
                    Nice looking horse! I ride a horse that looks similar to this one. White blaze and hocks.


                    • Original Poster

                      I think he was just happy to be getting out of the barn!


                      • #12
                        Lovely, lovely horse. Congrats on getting him back into work!

                        how do you guys get these lovely pictures of your ponies? The only shot I can manage of mine is up-close and personal of his nose - he's always mugging the camera, unless I have someone hold him for me, and then he's mugging the holder.
                        "Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work." - Thomas Edison

                        So, the Zen Buddhist says to the hotdog vendor, "Make me one with everything."


                        • #13
                          The photos are coming up marked unavailable


                          • #14
                            He looks great with you on board.


                            • #15
                              Wow you guys look great! congrats on getting going again after the injury!
                              "Bold Words was classier than all his competition. Straighter knees and a slim, elegant neck." -Nan Mooney My Racing Heart


                              • #16
                                He looks good with and without tack - that's for sure. Thanks for posting.


                                • #17
                                  [QUOTE=IronHorse;4299530]Thanks for all the compliments! He has a fantastic personality to boot!
                                  This was during a clinic with Britta Johnston:

                                  Did you have a good experience with Britta? I have ridden with her twice, liked her but other people in the clinics had some rough experiences with her.


                                  • #18
                                    He's gorgeous!!!
                                    a 501(c)3 organization helping 501(c)3 equine rescues


                                    • Original Poster

                                      Lora - yes I have a fair bit of experience with Britta. After my coach moved to Germany, we started bring Britta up from Virginia to do clinics. Last year I went down to Virginia and stayed with her while I trained with her for 10 days. She is very disciplined and demands a lot from her riders, but I get so much out of my lessons. I agree, some people may have a hard time with her teaching style, but I think that goes with pretty much any coach. I think you just have to find a trainer that works for you. Now that Britta has moved to Germany I am hoping to go over there and train again with her later this year or early next year. She will be coming back up to Canada in October for another clinic.


                                      • Original Poster

                                        Just remembered I have this video of his first time outside this spring since the injury...he was running around and showing off even though he had 3 scoops of Atravet!