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    Some cute pics of the pumpkin She is such a honey and we've been having SO much fun with her.





  • #2

    If you get tired of her you can send her here to Florida to live with me!!

    (and can I have your hay? We have nothing that looks that yummy here!)


    • #3
      She IS a cutie.

      2 new horses--lucky you! How did you find this little girl?


      • Original Poster

        LOL yeah the hay. Apparently it won 2nd place in a national forage superbowl. It is incredibly beautiful stuff. 50 lb bales - 2.50 a bale!!

        This girl is my stallion's filly from last year. He left a couple months ago to go stand at a breeding farm so I arranged to get this girl. She's such a doll and is a carbon copy of her dad which is perfect for me She's bold and fearless, sooooo loveable, and very very smart/easy to train. She's just 14 months old but acts like a big horse. I've trimmed her feet 3 x and didn't even have a halter on her any of those. Just park her by the hay and she'll stand there all day. First time exposed to a horse trailer, she was 12 months. Walked right up, stepped on, and stood absolutely quiet, eating her hay. Deworming - shots - don't even need a halter. First time ponying she walked right behind the big horse and never tried to get away. It took her 30 seconds to figure out what I wanted, then I could take her all over the farm. I don't know what I ever did to deserve such a perfect baby but I tell you what - I'm soaking up every wonderful minute

        Yeah the other new horse, the Paso gelding, I love him, he's a good boy, but he's just not people oriented like my Arabs are.


        • #5
          those Arabs--they are indeed smart! Glad you are enjoying her.

          Is Andre away for good or just temporarily? You had him looking so nice and I was waiting for more pictures of you riding him!


          • Original Poster

            Originally posted by Dispatcher View Post
            those Arabs--they are indeed smart! Glad you are enjoying her.

            Is Andre away for good or just temporarily? You had him looking so nice and I was waiting for more pictures of you riding him!
            I wouldn't say "for good" but it is a long term situation. I see him frequently and can ride whenever I want. There's been talk about getting a few more nice babies then gelding him and bringing him home but I just don't know yet what's going to happen.


            • #7
              She's cute! What kind of hay is she eating? It looks good.
              And doesn't she know the gloves go on the hooves?


              • #8
                LOL yeah the hay. Apparently it won 2nd place in a national forage superbowl. It is incredibly beautiful stuff. 50 lb bales - 2.50 a bale!!
                Get out of town...$2.50 per bale?
                What type of hay is that? Is it an all grass mix? I don't see alfalfa leaves or timothy heads in it bu then I didn't have my nose on the screen either for a closer look. Second cut?
                Average around here is $5-$6 per bale of timothy/OG mix first cut. Sometimes a bit less if you find a place that lets you pick it up in the fields.
                Grass pasture and nice looking hay for $2.50 per bale...green with envy. I could afford 3x more horses! (maybe it's good that I don't live there)
                You jump in the saddle,
                Hold onto the bridle!
                Jump in the line!


                • #9
                  Flip a coin. It's not what side lands that matters, but what side you were hoping for when the coin was still in the air.

                  You call it boxed wine. I call it carboardeaux.


                  • Original Poster

                    It's 3rd crop - 75% orchard grass, 25% alfalfa. That's about normal price for around here. I figured it would be more expensive than typical but I got lucky! He has 700 bales of this cutting left, and is cutting 4th crop now.


                    • Original Poster

                      LOL I took a couple still shots off a video. Not the greatest quality but funny anyway.