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New TB....what do you think? Sad update

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  • New TB....what do you think? Sad update

    This guy just came home Friday. I'm really excited to have him. He's been show locally and schooled a lot, hauled around as well. So far he's proven to be very level headed and nice to be around. Under saddle we are just getting to know each other. My pictures were from his first afternoon here and our first ride. He's a bit different than my two mares so I'm working really hard to keep him together! lol
    Please don't be too harsh on my eq, I know where my faults/weaknesses are and have recently started working with a trainer to fix them. I'm hoping to event this guy....maybe get a few mini trials under our belt and then try something recognized once we figure each other out.




    Last edited by jenarby; Nov. 2, 2010, 02:35 PM.
    RIP Spider Murphy 4/20/02 - 10/31/10

  • #2
    He is really cute!!

    And as an aside, we are eventers...we don't give a darn about your EQ...which looks quite nice also BTW
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    • #3
      What a cute guy! I love his socks. Fancy
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      • #4
        Oh my, I really like this guy.


        • #5
          He is very adorable! I love the white on the face - no offense but bay TB's get old after a while - he is cute because he stands out Good luck with him!


          • Original Poster

            Awwww...thank you! See me blushing??
            wyattsmom....I had to laugh because I have two redheaded mares and really just LOVE a nice bay gelding. So I can never get tired of bays!
            RIP Spider Murphy 4/20/02 - 10/31/10


            • #7
              He is gorgeous! He's quite a looker and I love his movement. I think your eq is better than you think

              (I'm owned by a redheaded mare, too!)
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              • #8
                Jealoussssss.....my next horse is going to look like your guy! He's gorgeous - have fun with him!!


                • #9
                  Very nice. That is my type of horse-- I'm jealous!


                  • #10
                    I love him, but then again, I loved him when I started him under saddle a few years ago

                    I am so flipping happy you have him Jen, and that you are having fun with him. Sometimes I really do think things happen with horses for a reason, we may not know why at the time, but it all works out. In a world where there are so many selfish people, it's so cool that there are people out there like his old owner who are so cool and so kind. I am just really excited to see what you two do together!

                    When you two are ready to do a rec event, you should come out to VA, you can stay here with him and come to some of our awesome events. Plus, it would be so cool for Dusty and I to see him (and you!) again.
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                    Love means attention, which means looking after the things we love. We call this stable management.
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                    • #11
                      Love him! Looks like you'll have fun. He's marked like my new guy, whom I love, but my 1st love is also a red headed mare
                      "Everyone will start to cheer, when you put on your sailin shoes"-Lowell George


                      • #12
                        seriously cute and exactly the type I like plus my favorite color, total bonus. Enjoy him!
                        OTTBs rule, but spots are good too!


                        • #13
                          Nice! Everyone needs a bay in their barn!
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                          • #14
                            In one word... yummy! Have fun with him!


                            • #15
                              He will never make an eventer so I think you need to send him to me ASAP to be my endurance horse! Actually, very nice and very cute. You guys fab together, good luck! :-)
                              Mai Tai aka Tyler RIP March 1994-December 2011
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                              • #16
                                He's lovely. And there's nothing wrong with your EQ .
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                                • #17
                                  . Super lovely!


                                  • #18
                                    You both look fantastic. I especially like the foam around his bit - a very good sign. What kind of bit are you working him in?
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                                    • #19
                                      The beginning of a promising partnership! He's elegant--best wishes for a future that exceeds your every expectation!


                                      • #20
                                        Very very cute!! Impressed! What's his breeding (I'm a pedigree junkie)?
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