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I DID IT!! I'm going to be a horse owner again!

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  • I DID IT!! I'm going to be a horse owner again!

    Well, I posted on here about one of the horses I was looking at and ended up passing on. We've looked at about eight others, none of which gave me that gut feeling that I had about my last horse. Until I drove four and a half hours through the pouring rain and found "Bentley". He hung his head over the door and it was instantaneous. I immediately said to myself "I hope that's him." He had the kindest eye and was so sweet, quiet and well behaved. He's two years old and is by Dancing to the Blues who is out of Skys Blue Boy, and out of a OTTB mare. He's registered as black, but is either bleached, or actually a really dark brown, or is going to grey out, as both parents are grey. His personality is just so loveable, he's not pushy, or a pest, but he just enjoys being right there with you. I'm excited. Best of all he's well within my price range. I'm going this weekend to pick him up and bring him home. Until then, I've got a stall to renovate...I can feel my arms and back aching already!


  • #2
    He's beautiful too. Congratulations!


    • #3
      Handsome boy!


      • #4
        Congrats! Hope you love him as much as I love my SBB mare.
        I heard a neigh. Oh, such a brisk and melodious neigh as that was! My very heart leaped with delight at the sound. --Nathaniel Hawthorne


        • #5
          Congrats! What a nice boy!
          Proud to have two Takaupa Gold line POAs!
          Takaupas Top Gold
          Gifts Black Gold Knight


          • #6
            Congrats! I remember your last horse hunt post. This one is really cute!


            • #7
              Bentley knew you were on your way ! Enjoy ! He is handsome !

              Mr. Bentley knew you were on you on your way !

              He is handsome and ALL yours ! Enjoy !

              Thanks for sharing !

              ** some stall work

              a glass of your favorite adult beverage and few good nights' rest and

              bring on Mr. Bentley ~ enjoy the 'journey'

              how much fun is this going to be ? Bunches !!!!
              Zu Zu Bailey " IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE ! "


              • #8
                What a face! He is beautiful! Congratulations
                "Let's face it -- Beezie Madden is NOT looking over her shoulder for me anytime
                soon . . . or ever, even in her worst nightmares."

                Member, Higher Standards Leather Care Addicts Anonymous


                • #9
                  So handsome! Congratulations!


                  • #10
                    YAY... isn't that the best when it's love at first sight. My last three horse purchases have been just that.

                    One of my boys was a week old. There were 10 other babies in the barn and this one little sassy bay that would run under his mom to escape the hands of the humans. I said "I want that one".

                    My big guy - I searched for two years and a friend told me about a HUGE horse but questioned if I wanted a horse that big. I went to go take a look anyway. And as I approached the horses, I saw this amazing horse and said "I sure hope it's that one." Right from the start I wanted him.

                    Most recent love of my life - Searched for years on line and then this video appeared via trainer in my email. Again, love at first sight. I had to have this horse. There was just something about him.

                    I am soooooo happy for you!! Keep us updated on your adventures
                    Live in the sunshine.
                    Swim in the sea.
                    Drink the wild air.


                    • #11
                      What a sweet face, congrats!


                      • #12
                        Aww, congrats to you!!
                        If you love me let me go....


                        • #13
                          He is lovely! Congrats to your both! The stall work will be WELL worth it.