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Thanks to all you bad influences...I got a canter cutie!

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  • Thanks to all you bad influences...I got a canter cutie!

    Ok...you guys are such bad influences!! I have been looking at Canter lists for over a year now and I finally broke down and got myself a canter cutie for xmas! He is on his way as I type a good friend is bringing him down to me from Pittsburgh area so he gets here before the snow storm. I got him off the Canter Mid-Atlantic trainer site. His trainer is such a nice guy and he has others available! I got a grey 15.3+, 4 yr old model. My friend who is shipping him says he is really really sweet and very quiet and very well mannered. I am so excited to meet him I can't stand it!
    "A little less chit-chat a little more pitter-pat"

  • #2
    Sounds GREAT!! I love to hear people finding that horse for them on CANTER. I have many friends that have found great horses on CANTER sites. Congrats on your new horse, can't wait to see some pic's soon!


    • #3
      Sure! Blame the bad influences.

      Where are the pictures! Don't be shy. Gray hides conformation flaws beautifully. It's as if a fog falls over them or something...
      "Dressage" is just a fancy word for flatwork


      • #4
        yay! keep us updated on your progress with him!

        Nothing compares to a horse off the track imo... the rewards will come with every ride!



        • #5
          That sounds like the BEST kind of influence!

          Stoneybrook Farm Afton TN


          • #6
            That is the BEST x-mas gift you can give yourself

            Have fun with your new boy and hope he get's to your home safely! I'm hoping the storm misses us all together!
            ** Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a way that they look forward to the trip. ~Winston Churchill? **


            • #7
              Which one? The steel grey? We want pictures and pedigree. Have fun!
              OTTBs rule, but spots are good too!


              • Original Poster

                Ok...I have no pictures yet but will get them ASAP. His name is " Arthur's Seat" . I will be keeping Arthur for his barn name but he may get a new name to compete with. He is absolutely adorable and definately not a race horse by any stretch of the imagination. He loves his ears rubbed, he follows you around like a puppy and is already making friends with my babysitter retired guy in the stall next door. He will have to wait to go out with my other guys until he gets his back shoes off. I think he is going to be a very fun project.
                Here is the link to his canter page...photo is old as he looks much different with a fuzzy face...hahaha
                "A little less chit-chat a little more pitter-pat"


                • #9
                  What a handsome boy and a nice sport pedigree. http://www.pedigreequery.com/arthurs+seat
                  His feet don't look too great in the picture. I'm sure with decent shoeing, he will be very happy.
                  OTTBs rule, but spots are good too!


                  • #10
                    Beautiful guy! Lucky girl and Lucky horse!


                    • #11
                      The PC term is enablers.


                      • #12
                        Yay! I'm so glad he arrived safely! He is seriously adorable.


                        • #13
                          awww...just looking at the picture makes me want to rub his ears! What a cutie! Have fun with him!
                          ** Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a way that they look forward to the trip. ~Winston Churchill? **


                          • #14
                            I love him! I bet you won't think we're "bad influences" in a year or so!!


                            • #15
                              I look forward to hearing about his progress! Looks like he's got an engine in the back!


                              • #16
                                Fantastic!!! I am sure he is so happy in his new home!


                                • #17
                                  What an athletic looking boy! Congrats.


                                  • #18
                                    I love him! Congratulations!!!


                                    • #19
                                      He's gorgeous! Congratulations, I love all my Canter cuties!!
                                      We're spending our money on horses and bourbon. The rest we're just wasting.


                                      • #20
                                        Cute,Cute,Cute!!!! Congrats on your newbie, just a little jealous.