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  • CANTER looker

    5yr old mare, 16.2. Pasturns might be a tad longish. But man! What a machine! Description indicates competive attitude.

    http://www.canterusa.org/index.php?o...ainer-listings
    Blog: The Continuing Adventures of an (ahem) Mature Re-Rider without a Trust Fund...but, finally, A Farm of Her Own!!

  • #2
    I read

    "don't ever ask her to canter in public or you'll never stop her."

    "flashy enough the judge will not notice the extra leaping during your dressage test"

    "once you find a bit that can stop her you'll have no problem cross country"
    http://weanieeventer.blogspot.com/

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    • #3
      I love her! Looks and sounds exactly like my ottb mare, who is a total firecracker, but I would love to have 10 more just like her!
      Eventing It Up In The Great White North! A girl, a horse, and a helmet cam!!
      http://www.facebook.com/albertaeventer/

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      • #4
        We seriously need a "Like" button on here!...LMAO!!


        Originally posted by enjoytheride View Post
        I read

        "don't ever ask her to canter in public or you'll never stop her."

        "flashy enough the judge will not notice the extra leaping during your dressage test"

        "once you find a bit that can stop her you'll have no problem cross country"
        "A little less chit-chat a little more pitter-pat"

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          #5
          Originally posted by enjoytheride View Post
          I read

          "don't ever ask her to canter in public or you'll never stop her."

          "flashy enough the judge will not notice the extra leaping during your dressage test"

          "once you find a bit that can stop her you'll have no problem cross country"

          You say all this like it's a bad thing!
          Blog: The Continuing Adventures of an (ahem) Mature Re-Rider without a Trust Fund...but, finally, A Farm of Her Own!!

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          • #6
            I like her...but I'm no so worried about the pastern length as maybe the one front that appears to toe out. I'd want to see if that's a fluke stance she's in or what. Sounds like you'd have a possible handful though, can't always be a bad thing!
            "If you've got a horse, you've got a problem"

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              #7
              I think you'd just have to see her in person to say anything for sure. Her back feet look really splayed out in one shot, but then the behind shot looks much more even. I also see a bump on the left hind pastern. But who knows from a picture? Not me, that's for sure. Trainer says sound; caveat emptor. Sure looks worth a look. Not on the west coast, moi. But temperment...hell, she's not even shanked Of course, I had one that was a 1 on the ground and a 7 or an 8 under saddle...at least when I first got him.
              Blog: The Continuing Adventures of an (ahem) Mature Re-Rider without a Trust Fund...but, finally, A Farm of Her Own!!

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              • #8
                Almost every CANTER horse I have seen, looks much better in person. Those pictures are taken in a hurry due to trainers time constraints, often with the horse not stood up properly etc. I think if you like her, you should go take a look.

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by mortebella View Post
                  5yr old mare, 16.2. Pasturns might be a tad longish. But man! What a machine! Description indicates competive attitude.

                  http://www.canterusa.org/index.php?o...ainer-listings

                  Her breeding suggests otherwise.
                  go get that mare NOW!

                  Damascus
                  Hoist the Flag
                  My Babu
                  Native Dancer
                  http://kaboomeventing.com/
                  http://kaboomeventing.blogspot.com/
                  Horses are amazing athletes and make no mistake -- they are the stars of the show!

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                  • #10
                    The mare raced 32 times and is retiring sound.

                    That says a lot about how well her conformation functions.

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                    • #11
                      Her pasterns appear to match her shoulder angle, and she has an engine to match her shoulder.

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                      • #12
                        Going to see her in person would definitely give you a better feel on the situation. It seems everybody says their horse is sound until you see them in person and they look off.

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                        • #13
                          She looks like a tank with some serious spark! I'm not usually a fan of chestnuts (I know! I'm a HORRIBLE person! lol..) but, she looks ridiculously fun!
                          (And she's so fancy!!)
                          A canter is a cure for every evil

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                          • #14
                            Wow!

                            I love her!!

                            Competitive could just translate to athletic - she certainly looks it!

                            Too bad I am sooo far north!

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                            • #15
                              Ok.....look at this one....the name is hilarious....Booty Man

                              http://www.canterusa.org/index.php?o...ainer-listings

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                              • #16
                                Originally posted by Rye View Post
                                Ok.....look at this one....the name is hilarious....Booty Man

                                http://www.canterusa.org/index.php?o...ainer-listings
                                ...Want that!
                                http://essas-storm.blogspot.ca/ An OTTB rescue/project found me!

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                                • #17
                                  I think I'm having a secret affair with Booty Man. That horse is GORGEOUS.
                                  Always be yourself. Unless you can be Batman. Then always be Batman.

                                  The Grove at Five Points

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                                  • #18
                                    Somebody has to get the Booty Man!!

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