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I'm Buying A Lead-Line Pony

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  • I'm Buying A Lead-Line Pony

    Right now, I feel like a bad mother. I don't have a crib yet, or really anything for a baby for that matter. However, I found a lead-line pony tonight and DH said yes! Said pony is actually a section B mini, palomino with a beautiful blaze and hind socks; excellent conformation and a lovely head. She's had kids crawl all over her and is safe, safe, safe. What more could a mom ask for?

  • #2
    Originally posted by LockeMeadows View Post
    Right now, I feel like a bad mother. I don't have a crib yet, or really anything for a baby for that matter. However, I found a lead-line pony tonight and DH said yes! Said pony is actually a section B mini, palomino with a beautiful blaze and hind socks; excellent conformation and a lovely head. She's had kids crawl all over her and is safe, safe, safe. What more could a mom ask for?

    OH my gosh that is WAYYYY too funny!!! And I am sure you will be happy with your purchase! Cribs are nice, ponies are better!!!
    If you are lucky enough to ride, you are lucky enough.


    • #3
      Any pictures?!
      "To do something that you feel in your heart that's great, you need to make a lot of mistakes. Anything that is successful is a series of mistakes." -B.J. Armstrong


      • #4
        Yes share pictures! Too funny!

        I'm as bad. Admittedly, it's crossed my mind that I "could" keep my 2 yr old 12.1h Welsh for when I "hypothetically" have kids! It really would be win-win: I get to keep him and my kid gets sucked into the horse world from birth! HAHA!


        • #5
          I bought my grandaughter her pony when the kid was 3 mos old. Her two yo brother rides her now. That pony is the BEST! ( I did buy the crib also)


          • #6
            Well you MUST send her down to me to have Sadie get her ready All 21mo of her is riding in the walk/halt division at a local show plus leadline lol. Now convince MY hubby that we need a leadline pony...please?!


            • #7
              A pink GPA and matching show-bows? LOL!

              Congrats on getting your first pony!
              Timothy, stop lurking


              • #8
                Too funny! I don't ever want kids, but I want a pony. My SO tells me I can get a pony when he has a baby. Looks like I will never have a pony.


                • #9
                  I don't know, sounds perfectly normal to me. What does that say about me? Lol
                  Different Times Equestrian Ventures at Hidden Spring Ranch


                  • #10
                    The Ex B/F's daughter had a pony waiting in the field the day after he officially asked me to be his G/F. I was w/ him for 4 years. Have been able to still see her for a couple more years after we broke it off. She just moved 1000 miles away and now I have three ponies and no rider

                    And yes! Bring on the pictures!


                    • #11
                      Oh heck, my youngest is about to "age out" of his crib and he just turned 2! The pony is a much better longterm investment, obviously! My daughter got hers right after she turned two... mostly because I had to pay board on it and it took me that long to convince my husband that it was the "wise choice." HAHA!

                      Congrats and best wishes to you!
                      Teneriffe Enterprises- NW Indiana


                      • #12
                        Congrats!!!!!! I think you're very wise-photos with ponies are SO much cuter than photos with cribs. The baby books are going to be terrific!!!


                        • #13
                          Count ME in!! I am the perfect enabler.

                          LOVE, PONY GRANDMA
                          Don't let anyone tell you that your ideas or dreams are foolish. There is a millionaire walking around who invented the pool noodle.


                          • #14
                            BRILLIANT!! I so very much approve! I waited until the granddaughter was 7 to get her the first pony, and regret it to this day. What a waste of time....and now she is too big for the cute itty bitty ones... (But we have, um, several ponies...............er, make that 4..........)

                            BUY IT! Cribs are overrated.
                            .........just call me Nana.


                            • #15
                              Originally posted by LockeMeadows View Post
                              Right now, I feel like a bad mother.
                              Bad mother? You sound like the best mother ever! Ponies always trump cribs. Does the kid really need a crib when she has pony? Surely she can sleep on the couch or something


                              • #16
                                pictures pictures pictures!

                                Pretty sure that getting a pony for your kid makes you the best mom ever actually...


                                • #17
                                  Cribs are overrated! Ponies stay around much longer. Just a word of caution though.

                                  Ponies are like potato chips, you can't have just one!


                                  • #18
                                    You can buy a crib any time, but a good first pony is priceless and you have to grab one when you find it. I'm glad you have your priorities straight.


                                    • #19
                                      i trained an itty bitty American Shetland who was purchased as a yearling... two years before the owner's had their first baby!


                                      • #20
                                        Originally posted by showmom858 View Post
                                        Cribs are overrated! Ponies stay around much longer. Just a word of caution though.

                                        Ponies are like potato chips, you can't have just one!
                                        They are like potato chips. I started with 1 and now have 6. Ouch. But I love, love, love my ponies. They are the absolute best!

                                        I completely support your purchase of a pony for your unborn child. You have your priorties straight. Heck my husband slept in a dresser drawer when he was born, because his parents couldn't afford a crib and he turned out ok-ish.