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ME again.. Mine failed vet, here is another for opinions!

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  • ME again.. Mine failed vet, here is another for opinions!

    16H 6 year old TB mare, registered w/papers. w/t/c under saddle, done small jumps and trail ridden. Prospective career would be eventing. Unraced (I know the history, not suspicious). Clean legged, sound, no vices.


    Last edited by TSHEventing; Dec. 23, 2012, 09:32 AM.

  • #2
    Pedigree is nice, can't see the pics.
    Unrepentant carb eater


    • #3
      Have you ridden this horse? I would be curious to see how she goes, given her neck shape/set.
      "Kindness is free" ~ Eurofoal
      The CoTH CYA - please consult w/your veterinarian under any and all circumstances.


      • #4
        Haven't seen kankakee Miss or Better Bee in a pedigree in 30 years...very old bottom line..


        • Original Poster

          No video yet that is able to be sent, I've seen some though. She goes very "up" as her neck and shoulder would suggest. Free in her shoulder.

          Haven't ridden her, doing so tonight.

          Ahbaum - That is funny, because she is exactly my type! I get a guy about these guys as well and if I don't like them the moment I see them I pass, this one fit.


          • #6
            She's my type too (in looks and pedigree). I want you to get her so I can live vicariously through you!
            Emerald Acres standing the ATA, Trakehner Verband, sBs, RPSI, and ISR/OLD NA Approved Stallion, Tatendrang. Visit us at our Facebook Farm Page as well!


            • #7
              montbrooks can be a little tough minded have found, can usually jump good but little hot sometimes too. just really look at those feet/pasterns, she looks a little upright.

              ride it like you stole it! "ralph hill"


              • #8
                My Montbrook grandson is the quietest horse I've ever met. No spook - actually zero spook in every situation. Different sire though.


                • #9
                  She is gorgeous! I love her type...love how she is put together. I bet she moves very uphill with a lovely carriage.
                  Especially love her length of rein, beautiful expression, and lovely markings and coloring don't hurt either!
                  Founder & President, Dapplebay, Inc.
                  Creative Director, Equestrian Culture Magazine
                  Take us to print!


                  • #10
                    I don't think she looks upright at all--I love her type. I love her pedigree as well, so I would be on the hot-foot express to see her in person if I were looking.


                    • #11
                      I like her.


                      • #12
                        I like her also! So used to seeing you on a 17H+++ horse that she looks small but I know she is not!


                        • Original Poster

                          I bought her!

                          Updated photos from our second ride... she is a quick study......


                          She isn't without her baggage (ended up in not so good situations) but she was only $500 so I picked her up and so far am VERY glad I did.


                          • #14
                            She is absolutely gorgeous! Nice find!



                            • #15
                              Congrats! My Montbrook (by Delaware Township) is worth his weight in gold, 10 times over! Love him! Hope yours works as wellfor you as mine has for me!
                              Different Times Equestrian Ventures at Hidden Spring Ranch


                              • #16
                                I think you got a steal!


                                • #17
                                  love your pics riding her. You got a amazing deal!


                                  • #18
                                    CUTE!!!! Have fun and keep us updated!


                                    • #19
                                      Just saw the photos (had to get DD's FB) and she is beautiful! You look lovely together. Congrats!

                                      She's a lucky girl to have finally found a place to call home, well done.
                                      Always be yourself. Unless you can be Batman. Then always be Batman.

                                      The Grove at Five Points


                                      • #20
                                        Wowzer, you done good!