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SO excited...finally got a new horse and wanted to share!! UPDATE with video 2/11

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  • SO excited...finally got a new horse and wanted to share!! UPDATE with video 2/11

    I've been on the hunt for a new hunter prospect for a long time and after a few failed vetttings gave up looking for a while.

    This guy sort of fell in my lap and I'm so excited!

    He's a 3yr old TB colt, last raced on the 20th, came off the track on the 24th, and I picked him up on the 26th! He's by Medaglia D'oro out of Java Drums. He's incredibly sweet and laid back considering he's just off the track.

    I'm going to pull his shoes, geld him, and let him be a horse for a while before putting him back under saddle.

    I'd love to hear what you guys think!

    Last edited by ParisHillEC; Feb. 11, 2013, 11:29 PM. Reason: updated

  • #2
    He's very nice!!!
    Aefvue Farm Ft.Lauderdale


    • #3
      OOooooo-EE! LIKE!!!!
      Equine Photography in the Northeast


      • #4
        LOVE him! (don't love his new sheet though. )
        Keith: "Now...let's do something normal fathers and daughters do."
        Veronica: "Buy me a pony?"


        • #5
          Very cute! Let us know how he progresses. He will be a very handsome man
          "The Prince" aka Front Row
          Cavalier Manor


          • #6
            Originally posted by RugBug View Post
            LOVE him! (don't love his new sheet though. )
            But you'd be able to spot him for miles

            He's lovely


            • Original Poster

              Ha ha it's not normally a color I would pick for a sheet either, but I had none in his size and I figured one good roll in the mud and you'll never know!

              He will have lovely show clothes when he's starting to show!!


              • #8
                Congrats! He is a cutie!


                • #9
                  Looks just like his dad! Gorgeous!


                  • #10
                    He's beautiful. Good luck with your new project!
                    “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
                    ¯ Oscar Wilde


                    • #11
                      He JUST came off the track?? Hubba hubba!
                      "Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out." ~John Wooden

                      Phoenix Animal Rescue


                      • #12
                        What a handsome boy!! Super cute


                        • #13
                          Oooh la la! Lucky you!
                          Trying a life outside of FEI tents and hotel rooms.


                          • #14
                            Saw him on facebook, he is for sure a looker. Really though, that sheet does not do him any favors...lol!
                            My CANTER cutie Chip and IHSA shows!


                            • #15


                              • #16
                                Anyone else noticed his front left..the angle looks weird. He's cute though!
                                Life is short, ride the best horse first.


                                • #17
                                  Wow, is so lovely. Have fun with your new toy !


                                  • #18
                                    "Aye God, Woodrow..."


                                    • #19


                                      • Original Poster

                                        Thank you again everyone!!

                                        He vetted very cleanly and was surprised at how he wasn't the least body sore from just racing a few days ago.

                                        Next time I take pictures I'll leave out the sheet ha ha