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Another likely futile attempt to beat Mr Matson to the jump !!

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  • Another likely futile attempt to beat Mr Matson to the jump !!


    So how do you fence in a mini with pipe? Can you?
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  • #2
    Mad jumping skills!


    • #3
      eventing prospects!


      • #4
        I was robbed!! How did I miss this one?

        Great find!
        "No matter how well you perform there's always somebody of intelligent opinion who thinks it's lousy." - Laurence Olivier


        • Original Poster

          Sweet reward!

          Originally posted by Mike Matson View Post
          I was robbed!! How did I miss this one?

          Great find!

          AH HAH!!

          Victory at last!! I have out video linked the video link master. I shall enjoy my short lived fruits of victory while they last....
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          • #6
            Olympic hopeful! Try taking that one to London 2012


            • #7
              what a little stinker! So cute!


              • #8
                I laughed out loud when they had changed out the pen to one with smaller pipe gaps and it just went into the next pen. What a gorgeous baby!!!


                • #9
                  That is AWESOME ! They need to do mini jumping with that little guy. And so smart, almost too smart. I wouldn't want to drive him, he would get the cart tangled in the hazards!


                  • #10
                    Originally posted by Isabeau Z Solace View Post
                    AH HAH!!

                    Victory at last!! I have out video linked the video link master. I shall enjoy my short lived fruits of victory while they last....
                    "I feel a disturbance in the Force."
                    "No matter how well you perform there's always somebody of intelligent opinion who thinks it's lousy." - Laurence Olivier


                    • #11
                      Oh geez, that's both adorably hilarious and nerve-wracking at the same time!

                      I grinned through the whole thing but winced a time or two also. That little stinker just hopping through the pipe panels and then rocketing around with an obvious "neener" attitude...but the jumping of the pallets...yikes!

                      I could imagine laughing my ass off chasing that little stinker around but also having a few small heart attacks. Way talented little bugger!

                      Foals, just like human kids they'll make you go gray early, LOL!
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                      Hold onto the bridle!
                      Jump in the line!


                      • #12
                        Wow, what a good jumper that little one is, scary, brave and good balance over jumps also.

                        The way he crawled thru the panels reminded me of my little dog as a puppy, first time out in the yard, she just walked thru the 2" x 2" chain link fence without any trouble, ooops!
                        I could not believe it.


                        • #13
                          Wow, Isabeau! An accomplishment for your resume!

                          Adorable video -- though I was afraid he'd break his little legs on the pallets. If that were my baby, I'd pick the pallets up.

                          But I loved how he hopped out of mom's pen.
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                          • #14
                            I guess I am the only one who fears he is going to end up squished on the road? Definitely cute but even more definitely inadequate fencing which I would think we all agree is negligence. Sorry to spoil the cute fest.
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                            • #15
                              I don't think it was a pallet...looked like 2 4 x 4 with white PVC across to make raised poles...but still cringe worthy! Between the running, jumping everything, mares tied to trees with ropes on the ground, too much 'stuff' around for the babies to get into...accident with really bad results just waiting to happen.
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                              • #16
                                Thank you for the cuteness....


                                • #17
                                  Too dern key-oot!

                                  If this is the result of an Isabeau vs Mike Vid-Off, I say:
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                                  • #18
                                    Possibly the cutest thing I've ever seen.
                                    "A horse gallops with his lungs, perseveres with his heart, and wins with his character." - Tesio


                                    • #19
                                      What stinkers!! They're going to have a hell of a time containing those beasts :P
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                                      • #20
                                        Yeeks. I didn't like the minis staked out to the trees or the foal jumping the stuff on the ground...but they are clever little scamps.

                                        Jill at the Shiloh Horse Rescue in Nevada uses pipe corrals and the minis are causing mayhem by walking into the other paddocks all the time.