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The fat pony is back to work! enjoy & critiques welcome

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  • The fat pony is back to work! enjoy & critiques welcome

    The pony that I adopted 4 years ago through a thread here on COTH his now all grown up and back into work. His name is Flash (Here Comes Trouble), a 5yro welsh/haffie/paint-ish cross?? We really have no idea actually. After being out on a lease since October, he has now come to my new barn to be used in their camp and lessons for the summer.

    He seems to have forgotten some manners over the winter, so hes in a bit of a bootcamp at the moment. Yesterday, one of the little kiddies got up on him to kick his little butt for me

    So here it goes!
    trotting and through the puddles he didn't want to go through with me onboard

    canter pony weee


    and here are a few from yesterday with the little girl

    and the chunky little monkey himself

    Thanks for looking. Feel free to critique him. I know his conformation flaws, hehe, especially his neck, if you can even call that sausage link a neck Hes such a good soul though, just needs some reminders on what's allowed. Im so proud of him for how hes turned out. He isn't the prettiest, but he's good enough to have a home for life with us.

    ETA: if you are in the critiquing mood, id love some comments on this large I am in charge of. He's been a pasture pet until a month ago. He used to be a pony jumper, and is only 10 this year. He is really soft and supple to your leg, but he has trouble relaxing. This is him about 3 weeks under saddle again.

    True love is taking their pain away and making it yours
    ~rest in peace momma (7/5/08)~
    ~rest in peace thomas (6/2/11)~

  • #2
    Flash is hilarious -- oh, that neck! But what a cute jump he has. The last picture, well, I'm cleaning up the monitor...
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    • #3
      That is the cutest pony! Love the pictures of him smiling.
      "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


      • Original Poster

        Originally posted by SillyHorse View Post
        Flash is hilarious -- oh, that neck! But what a cute jump he has. The last picture, well, I'm cleaning up the monitor...
        yes that neck is something isnt it?!? his crest is almost wider than his neck is long!! But he sure manages to use himself nicely over fences. I did not expect him to turn out that way!
        True love is taking their pain away and making it yours
        ~rest in peace momma (7/5/08)~
        ~rest in peace thomas (6/2/11)~


        • #5
          He is positively adorable!!!
          Originally posted by The Centaurian
          As far as I am concerned, leadline is a legitimate reason to have children.


          • #6
            Flash is insanely cute!!!!!!!! I love him. He's a great little jumper.

            The large looks like a very nice mover. Lovely pony.


            • #7
              He is SOOO CUTE. I don't have any critiques because he's TOO CUTE. (wait, I changed my mind... he does have a nice jump doesn't he!!) WHoo Hooo.... He looks like a mini warmblood.... :-)))

              I love the little girl jumping with that HUGE smile on her face... it's priceless!!!!
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              • #8
                I LOVE LOVE LOVE Flash!!! He jumps really well also.
                hunter/jumper ponies


                • #9
                  Adorable What a cute jump he has and love the picture of the kid with the huge grin over the fence


                  • Original Poster

                    Im glad you guys enjoyed them!!

                    Good news is I have more


                    his little leaser was out. and here you go!
                    True love is taking their pain away and making it yours
                    ~rest in peace momma (7/5/08)~
                    ~rest in peace thomas (6/2/11)~