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Should I go pick him up?

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  • Should I go pick him up?

    Whaddya think?


  • #2
    yes! In my very non professional opinion, I think he's extremely cute! I love my compact little OTTB!


    • #3
      Go for it. He is only 3 so he may still grow a little
      Oh, well, clearly you're not thoroughly indoctrinated to COTH yet, because finger pointing and drawing conclusions are the cornerstones of this great online community. (Tidy Rabbit)


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        • #5
          Really, did you expect to come here and hear "NO"????? lol......
          *friend of bar.ka

          "Evidently, I am an unrepentant b*tch, possible trouble maker, and all around super villian"


          • #6
            He is adorable!!!!! If I was nearby I'd go get him.


            • #7
              He has the same broodmare sire, Quadratic, as TWO horses that ran around Rolex last year, Vaunted and one of Duttons, The Foreman (JC name is Four Across)
              Last edited by subk; Mar. 5, 2010, 09:50 PM. Reason: Remembered which one of PD's horses...


              • #8
                Sure ~ if you want him - go get him ~ Jingles for a safe & speedy trip.
                Zu Zu Bailey " IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE ! "


                • #9
                  I REALLY like him, and I consider myself to have a fairly educated eye on conformation and picking youngsters. He has a spectacular hind end and a wonderful eye. I think you will not be limited athletically with this horse.


                  • #10
                    of course!

                    I'm always cautious of horses coming off the track at 2 or 3 so just make sure he really doesn't want to be a racehorse and there isn't something more serious going on. Even if it just takes bring a pair of trained eyes or asking around the track about the trainer and/or horse.

                    GOOD LUCK! My fav. 2 horses were/are CANTER geldings
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                    • #11
                      Ooooh subk, thanks for that info. Quadratic is my (now-retired) horse's sire. My boy was an awesome event horse who took me through advanced, and the dressage judges always loved him.

                      OP, go get him!!! Not that I'm biased, or anything...


                      • #12
                        I've been admiring Twocarrots for months--that is just the cutest name.

                        So why haven't you picked him up yet?! He has a new photo, ANY reasonable offer will be considered! and he has twelve--twelve! starred mares in his pedigree. GO GO GO!
                        The Long Format Club, Inc.
                        Phases A-B-C-D Forever!


                        • #13
                          Love the new picture of him, now you can really see his angles!!!! Very nice horse.

                          I have to ask, what do the stars mean?


                          • #14
                            Short answer: yes!

                            Long answer: YEEEEEEEESSSSS!!!!

                            He is simply lovely; go get him!!!


                            • #15
                              Do you seriously think we'd tell you NOT to get him? He's adorable, he's young, looks sensible. And at 3, he still has the potential to get a little taller. If not, he'd make a great horse for a young rider or a shorter adult.


                              • #16
                                yes and yes....i'd love to have one that size - get him going and i'll snag him from you!!


                                • #17
                                  Ooooo, he is cute! I like him a lot! He looks like he would be a blast to ride. Go get him!
                                  "On the back of a horse I felt whole, complete, connected to that vital place in the center of me...and the chaos within me found balance."


                                  • #18
                                    YES...hey ask LAZ, one of her students did Rolex on a horse that was 15.2, at age 18!!!! And Teddy? It's the size of the heart that really matters. He's got both good conformation and breeding! Get in the truck NOW.



                                    • #19
                                      Originally posted by Meredith Clark View Post
                                      I'm always cautious of horses coming off the track at 2 or 3 so just make sure he really doesn't want to be a racehorse and there isn't something more serious going on.
                                      FYI - he has 8 starts, did scrape a win 4 races back but his last three has been dead last - "outrun" and "showed little"
                                      "smile a lot can let us ride happy,it is good thing"

                                      My CANTER blog.


                                      • #20
                                        YES! My TBs are 15.1 and 15.2... I think that size is just perfect. What a cutie!!!