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  • Chestnut CANTER cuties

    These two guys on CANTER Illinois just look so sweet. I only wish they were a little bit closer to me.


    http://www.canterusa.org/index.php?o...ngs&Itemid=348

    http://www.canterusa.org/index.php?o...ngs&Itemid=348
    "One reason why horses are happy is because they are not trying to impress other horses."
    "Never approach a bull from the front, a horse from the rear, or a fool from any direction"

  • #2
    Funny, my mom just sent me The Crafty Nickle. I love his eye - he has a very sweet look about him.
    Last edited by GutsNGlory; Mar. 27, 2013, 02:16 PM. Reason: Because... I can't spell on my phone ;)
    I have Higher Standards... do you?

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      #3
      I really love The Crafty Nickle. I can't find his pedigree under that name though.
      "One reason why horses are happy is because they are not trying to impress other horses."
      "Never approach a bull from the front, a horse from the rear, or a fool from any direction"

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      • #4
        I really love the first guy. Very handsome and I love how quiet he is. A good brain, to me, is better than perfect conformation any day.

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        • #5
          http://www.equibase.com/profiles/Res...964&registry=T

          Its right there. But I was lost when I spelled Nickel "e" "l"

          Check out that pretty pathetic and inconsistent career.

          Em
          "Courage is not the absence of fear but rather the judgment that something is more important than fear. The brave may not live forever but the cautious do not live at all." ~2001 The Princess Diaries

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          • #6
            Originally posted by Xctrygirl View Post
            http://www.equibase.com/profiles/Res...73964®istry=T

            Its right there. But I was lost when I spelled Nickel "e" "l"

            Check out that pretty pathetic and inconsistent career.

            Em
            Pathetic, yes, but there's nothing about the dates and timing of his races that makes me think "inconsistent."

            Just tossing it out there that his race record doesn't suggest any giant lurking lameness or anything, just owners/trainers who get off to a slow start each year. (Or who knows, I don't even know when those specific tracks start up.) And a horse who clearly doesn't want to run.

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            • #7
              More needs a good groom de worm and groceries.....maybe teeth as well

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                Originally posted by judybigredpony View Post
                More needs a good groom de worm and groceries.....maybe teeth as well
                Which one? Sorry, this sentence is a bit confusing, can't figure out what horse you are talking about.
                "One reason why horses are happy is because they are not trying to impress other horses."
                "Never approach a bull from the front, a horse from the rear, or a fool from any direction"

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                • #9
                  I think they are both adorable!

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by GoForAGallop View Post
                    Pathetic, yes, but there's nothing about the dates and timing of his races that makes me think "inconsistent."
                    No kidding! He's consistently terrible The one time he actually outran a couple horses was in the slop. Imagine the horses he beat just hate running in the mud more than he does! (Or the pace was so slow due to track conditions that he actually had a shot!)

                    I think they are both super cute and certainly worth a look in person!

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                    • #11
                      Wow, makes me want to quit my desk job and ride. These guys are very handsome and I have my own chestnet canter cutie !

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                      • #12
                        Yes, they are both super cute. I like Nick the best, but both seem to have some real smarts and aren't goofy. I envy whoever gets them! (And they are in my area, too... Racing starts up here again on Friday, so this should be a good time to get these guys cheap --- trainers aren't going to want them around if they aren't running.)

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                        • #13
                          That bareback ride pose on Nickle is too funny. Someone who needs a safe, happy ride needs to snap him up.

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                            Speaking of Chestnut cuties from Illinois, farther down the page is this guy.

                            http://www.canterusa.org/index.php?o...ngs&Itemid=348
                            "One reason why horses are happy is because they are not trying to impress other horses."
                            "Never approach a bull from the front, a horse from the rear, or a fool from any direction"

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by Kalila View Post
                              Speaking of Chestnut cuties from Illinois, farther down the page is this guy.

                              http://www.canterusa.org/index.php?o...ngs&Itemid=348
                              Ooh. And see some of my favorite names in that pedigree too. (who am I kidding? If it has big ears and Dixieland Band in the pedigree I almost don't care about anything else!) Hoist the Flag, Gulch, and Dixieland Band? Makes me happy.

                              Can I add another chestnut? This one's in WV. Sorry the picture is from behind but he's really cute, I promise!

                              Gingerbread Fred
                              "smile a lot can let us ride happy,it is good thing"

                              My CANTER blog.

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