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Video My baby green Hunter :) added flat video

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  • Video My baby green Hunter :) added flat video

    Okay I just had to do it because I am a proud mama.

    If you have followed my stories; I bought this horse back in August off a video and was sitting on pins and needles waiting for his pre purchase. The COTHers helped me through it and even came up with his barn and show names.

    Now, I can blame you guys for posting this video because you said to post his progress

    He is a young guy with not much jumping experience. I have an amazing trainer and we have been bringing him along at his pace. And what's cool is even his ammy mommy can ride him.

    Here he is in his first jumping show. Lead changes are coming slowly but I was so proud of him for trying so hard. He was mellow and happy so that's a good start of hopefully a very long time with me.

    Last edited by doublesstable; May. 25, 2013, 11:57 AM.
    Live in the sunshine.
    Swim in the sea.
    Drink the wild air.

  • #2
    He is beautiful! You should be proud


    • #3
      He's awful, I'll take him off your hands for you

      All kidding aside, consider yourself a lucky person. He's absolutely fabulous
      Fils Du Reverdy (Revy)- 1993 Selle Francais Gelding
      My equine soulmate
      Mischief Managed (Tully)- JC Priceless Jewel 2002 TB Gelding


      • #4
        Very cute!!


        • #5
          He's gorgeous! He looks so quiet and comfortable with what he's doing
          If i smell like peppermint, I gave my horse treats.
          If I smell like shampoo, I gave my horse a bath.
          If I smell like manure, I tripped.


          • #6
            Very nice!

            What horse show is that?


            • #7


              • #8
                Y'all ain't right!


                • #9
                  So cute!

                  I love the baby-horse lead changes.
                  ~ Citizens for a Kinder, Gentler COTH...our mantra: Be nice. ~


                  • #10
                    I love his canter and expression as he jumps - so cute. He looks like a very kind horse and is definitely very fancy! Best of luck with him.


                    • #11
                      Lovely lovely round!

                      He is so quiet and well behaved. Very nice progress!
                      "The Prince" aka Front Row
                      Cavalier Manor


                      • #12
                        Aww, he is adorable!
                        Life would be infinitely better if pinatas suddenly appeared throughout the day.


                        • #13
                          Oh he is something! What a good moving, willing handsome red man! I also love the baby lead changes heeheee and enjoyed watching your trainer ask then really mean it to get them


                          • #14
                            VERY NICE horse. Also - I love seeing a hunter cruising around w/out a martingale. You're going to have a great time w/ him!
                            We don't get less brave; we get a bigger sense of self-preservation........


                            • #15
                              Lovely horse. Lovely tactful ride. You should be very proud.
                              The Evil Chem Prof


                              • #16
                                Is that the one brought over from... Germany? With him walking thru a pond or something on the video???
                                Last edited by findeight; May. 25, 2013, 09:09 AM.
                                When opportunity knocks it's wearing overalls and looks like work.

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                                • #17
                                  He is gorgeous with a nice way of going. Well done.
                                  You don't scare me. I ride a MARE!


                                  • #18
                                    He is lovely and has a beautiful way of going. Lucky you, he is going to be something special. And I've watched Patrick through the years turn out some really fantastic hunters that are ammy-friendly. Thanks for sharing this video. You must be one proud mama.


                                    • Original Poster

                                      Originally posted by findeight View Post
                                      Is that the one brought over from... Germany? With him walking thru a pond or something on the video???
                                      Yes is was.....

                                      Thank you all so much for the wonderful comments and encouraging words. I hope all continues to go well - I don't know what it is about horses, horse shows and all that comes with it is just such a culture of it's own and I long to be a part of it. It's so much fun.

                                      And YES on the baby-horse lead changes..... we are just happy he is starting to figure out what we want. Sometimes he's like; what was that I just did? And takes a few strides to recover.

                                      Added video - I had my flat class taped... and you can see he is very ammy friendly. And I think he goes pretty good - we still have steel shoes because the farrier says he still needs them....

                                      Live in the sunshine.
                                      Swim in the sea.
                                      Drink the wild air.


                                      • #20
                                        He has Ammy Hunter written all over him. That's a spooky place to show (LA County Eq center or whatever they call it now)and I loved how he lined up between a couple of fussy ones, sort of look over at them like, what's up, why are you moving around when we get to stand? Seems quite sensible.

                                        Glad you came back with this, I was wondering how you were doing but afraid to ask in case he broke or something.
                                        When opportunity knocks it's wearing overalls and looks like work.

                                        The horse world. Two people. Three opinions.