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  • Drool Worthy CANTER Cutie

    If only I had time for another horse...

    http://www.canterusa.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=7080: big-aj&catid=58a-trainer-listings&Itemid=279
    The Sempiternal Horse

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    D:
    He is gorgeous!
    Eventers of the West
    A Facebook group I created for Eventers in the West Region of the U.S.
    Remy - My OTTB Gelding! Love him to pieces!

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    • #3
      no.more.horses! All who know me will attest that he is exactly my type.
      OTTBs rule, but spots are good too!

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      • #4
        Pedigree:
        http://www.equineline.com/Free-5X-Pe...ts_indicator=Y

        He's lovely and so is his pedigree. I have the wantsomes.
        "I'm a lumberjack, and I'm okay."
        Thread killer Extraordinaire

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          #5
          Originally posted by vineyridge View Post
          Pedigree:
          http://www.equineline.com/Free-5X-Pe...ts_indicator=Y

          He's lovely. I have the wantsomes.
          Sigh. Have to get the one I already have going well and sold.

          It's still fun to window shop though.
          The Sempiternal Horse

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          • #6
            What a cutie...

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            • #7
              That damside...wow.
              www.canterusa.org

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              • #8
                Thank God he's not grey. That would put me over the edge.
                We're spending our money on horses and bourbon. The rest we're just wasting.
                www.dleestudio.com

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                • #9
                  Lovely looking. I thought this was the trainer that everyone says to beware of, though?
                  I evented just for the Halibut.

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                    #10
                    Originally posted by NeverTime View Post
                    Lovely looking. I thought this was the trainer that everyone says to beware of, though?
                    Just did a quick search on here with the trainers name and it would seem so. Which is such a pity, but if someone is close enough to see the horse and get a good vet check...

                    I didn't read in depth what is up with the trainer.
                    The Sempiternal Horse

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                    • #11
                      Well, I imagine you'd pay his asking price in custom saddle fees to fit over those withers!
                      http://weanieeventer.blogspot.com/

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                      • #12
                        *wolf-whistle*

                        Hubba hubba
                        Always be yourself. Unless you can be Batman. Then always be Batman.

                        The Grove at Five Points

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by Sempiternal View Post
                          Just did a quick search on here with the trainers name and it would seem so. Which is such a pity, but if someone is close enough to see the horse and get a good vet check...

                          I didn't read in depth what is up with the trainer.

                          What's odd is the horse last raced in Aug. at River Downs with trainer Charles Lawson....did Mark Bliss claim him? or is he selling him for the owner/trainer?

                          Good looking horse....not much of a race horse. But worth looking at.
                          ** Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a way that they look forward to the trip. ~Winston Churchill? **

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                            #14
                            Originally posted by bornfreenowexpensive View Post
                            What's odd is the horse last raced in Aug. at River Downs with trainer Charles Lawson....did Mark Bliss claim him? or is he selling him for the owner/trainer?

                            Good looking horse....not much of a race horse. But worth looking at.
                            I was just looking at that. Claiming price on that race was $5,000. I would want to get in contact with the "previous" owner/trainer to make sure everything is on the up and up.

                            I think, based on the info on this Bliss guy, I would pass this horse up (if I was really looking) unless I had a good friend in the area to use as my eyes.
                            The Sempiternal Horse

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                            • #15
                              He's worth looking at just because he has Transworld. Mark Bliss or no Mark Bliss. But a comprehensive PPE and real eyes to see him would seem to be essential.
                              "I'm a lumberjack, and I'm okay."
                              Thread killer Extraordinaire

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                              • #16
                                Originally posted by vineyridge View Post
                                He's worth looking at just because he has Transworld. Mark Bliss or no Mark Bliss. But a comprehensive PPE and real eyes to see him would seem to be essential.
                                Fingers crossed he is healthy and gets a good home soon.

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                                • #17
                                  He certainly is a looker.
                                  If thou hast a sorrow, tell it not to the arrow, tell it to thy saddlebow, and ride on, singing. -- King Alfred the Great

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                                    #18
                                    Just for curiosities sake, I emailed Mark and got the link to the video:

                                    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0lp4Ezixt-s

                                    And this was his reply:

                                    "You may see a video of BIG AJ by going to www.youtube.com and searching for Blue Valley Farm Big A. J. This tape was made on his "second day home from the races".

                                    He has a history of soundness and we are confident that he will pass all veterinarian inspection.

                                    Best regards,

                                    Mark Bliss
                                    267-221-5292"
                                    The Sempiternal Horse

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                                    • #19
                                      Jay-sus that is a good looking piece of horseflesh. Wowza.

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                                      • #20
                                        That is Marks barn and his daughter riding horse....Roosevelt Stables, Blue Heaven..whatever the same same guy....

                                        Here's the deal...you may be buying him from Mark but there is no knowing who actually owns the horseand if they even know the horse is being sold!!!...read the previous threads...see the judgements AGAINST him.....there are other things besieds NASAID they use to keep horses racing sound....Sorry I have know this Character and his rep up close and personal from back almost 40 years..and Yes I bought 1 horse 1X from him very upfront when he 1st appeared back in PA @ Pipersville and then subsiquesnt horses offerd had very dubous histories.

                                        He even offered to take my $60K WB fancy WEF show hunter..yes I did have one of those...back to WEF for the winter and have his daughter show and sell him for me...So Not happening....this was after he came to try ther horse and suddenly didn't have the sale price but would do me a favor...yeah and I want to buy a bridge..
                                        Last edited by judybigredpony; Oct. 12, 2012, 08:09 PM.

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