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  • Love this CANTER guy

    And 65 starts!

    That face, what a doll.

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

    The Grove at Five Points

  • #2
    He looks awesome for 9 years old and 70+ starts! Some slight rounding to his ankles maybe, but otherwise clean legged. Pretty boy.

    Just as an aside, his owner/trainer Clyde Martin is a great guy and takes awesome care of his horses. Most of them train off the farm, so are really down to earth.



    • #3
      This horse is so lovely. Very clean legs and sound. He was one classy horse.


      • #4


        • Original Poster

          Here's the pedigree for all you family tree gurus:


          I'm not much of an expert on pedigrees (think 3rd grade education) but I've noticed many of the horses I like have Roberto in there fairly close.
          Always be yourself. Unless you can be Batman. Then always be Batman.

          The Grove at Five Points


          • #6
            He looks like class because he is class, one of my favorite families.


            • #7
              Gorgeous horse, someone will be very lucky to have him in their barn.


              • #8
                Lear Fan is one of my all time favorite stallions!

                I believe they did a story about the trainer on HRTV's Inside Information. Seems like a good guy.
                "Everyone will start to cheer, when you put on your sailin shoes"-Lowell George


                • #9
                  Kudos to Clyde, I think I love him!

                  (May his tribe increase!)


                  • #10
                    really nice pedigree!!

                    His neck ties in a little low but, wowzers. Class act right there. I love him.
                    super cute face too!
                    Horses are amazing athletes and make no mistake -- they are the stars of the show!


                    • #11
                      Clyde takes great care of his horses. He does all the work himself from stalls to riding and it shows. The horses are well cared for and well ridden. I believe this horse is now back on the farm hanging out.


                      • Original Poster

                        Gawd, I have GOT to stop looking at that darn picture. Those eyes!
                        Always be yourself. Unless you can be Batman. Then always be Batman.

                        The Grove at Five Points


                        • #13
                          I really hope that someone here gets him.

                          ACME eventing, I think you need him!


                          • #14
                            He looks so much like my guy. Some shared relatives. Mine only had 3 starts but he's 18, flexes sound and runs Training in a side pull ;-)
                            chaque pas est fait ensemble


                            • #15
                              He is a lovely quality horse...although at 9 with no re education the price will scare quick lookers off....definitely for a non reseller worth a look..


                              • Original Poster

                                I was thinking that too, JBR. It's just not in the budget when realistically he would probably be a resell project.

                                But, dang, he is so classy I just can't get him out of my head!

                                Anyone know him IRL?
                                Always be yourself. Unless you can be Batman. Then always be Batman.

                                The Grove at Five Points


                                • #17
                                  Yes, I took his listing hence my remarks on him being a total class horse. He walked him out of the stall and I immediately thought he was special. Jogged sound, very clean legs, big bone, nice feet and just the look of a wise horse. Clyde rides them and cares for them himself so he really knows his horses.


                                  • #18
                                    2 cents regarding the price - there is a good chance the owner/trainer/jockey is trying to find a great home and weed out tire kickers - so is setting the price to reflect that. For serious buyers that meet the owners concern for a good home (he loves this guy!) price may be negotiable? Anyone really serious about this guy, should go look and take it from there.
                                    Last edited by Justa Bob; Mar. 26, 2013, 12:50 PM.


                                    • Original Poster

                                      Gah! He is such a stunner. I just love the pleasant and wizened expression.

                                      If someone hasn't scooped him up in 30 days I'll send a trailer
                                      Always be yourself. Unless you can be Batman. Then always be Batman.

                                      The Grove at Five Points


                                      • #20
                                        Originally posted by Jleegriffith View Post
                                        Yes, I took his listing hence my remarks on him being a total class horse. He walked him out of the stall and I immediately thought he was special. Jogged sound, very clean legs, big bone, nice feet and just the look of a wise horse. Clyde rides them and cares for them himself so he really knows his horses.

                                        I don't find the price to be inappropriate to this horse ... also suspect that it is negotiable to the right home