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Sport Ponies & Less Than Ideal Breeds in Our Sport(s) - Share!

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  • #21
    Here is my happy Appy. He doesn't consider himself to be less than ideal


    • #22
      My signature link has tons of pictures of the pony 13.2 1/2 hh of eventing ponytude. Best guess is saddlebred/halflinger cross? She's 5 gaited (so fun when she gets tense in dressage....) and hasn't seen a jump she won't jump!


      • #23
        Originally posted by Superminion View Post
        I'm thinking about breeding Herself to a German Riding Pony! With my luck the thing will probably still be 17.1... but golly I'm in love with yours!!
        Aw thank you!! I've always been a pony person but he has made me totally fall in love with the "sport pony" type. They are phenomenal little athletes with a healthy dose of 'tude. What breed is your mare?
        Proud member of the "I'm In My 20's and Hope to Be a Good Rider Someday" clique



        • #24
          My profile pic shows my off-breed masterpiece. No idea of her breeding. She was a PMU foal so... Out of Canada, by Trailer? I surmise that her spots do NOT indicate a Paint parent because there is no indication of stock horse in her. I think of her as spotted Saddlebred X Cheval Canadien.
          Hey - I have one just like that!! I call him my Amish Warmblood, because of the area that we are in, but he's Draft...and...other things? I'll get pictures up somewhere...


          • #25
            Sharing my two! Both are less than ideal breeds...

            Number one... "Lil Bit Fancy", she is a 7yo Standardbred QH cross. She has an amazing ground covering trot, powerful speed, but clumsy. She is my all around, gaming, trail, parade, beach horse...

            And Ember... who was a rescue originally. She is French Canadian/Appaloosa. She is 6 years old, and had her first ride this last summer. She is dead quiet, and is on her way to being a hubby horse. She was born broke, sweet sweet pony.

            And some photos of them together...

            Really love seeing everyone's ponies!


            • #26
              These are all cute ponies. Not to hijack a thread but there is a cute pony mare in need of a home at ac4h. I know they are contoversial but the mare is cute.
              1-08-13-593 4 yr old bay mare 14.2, sponsored needs home
              I would take her if I could.
              My mom didn't raise no jellybean salesman!


              • #27
                My mare is registered with APHA. People look at us funny all the time. She is a sport type horse, 83% thoroughbred. She is built like a thoroughbred, thinks and acts like a thoroughbred. She did get mistaken for a pinto ASB once, which I took as a compliment. She's booked this spring to North Forks Brenin Cardi, a section D Welsh cob. Hopefully I'll end up with a nice sport pony/small horse out of the matchup. I've met several of his offspring and he seems to pass on a great mind and work ethic as well as conformation and movement.
                It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things.
                Theodore Roosevelt


                • #28
                  We have no idea what he is other then adorable! We just tell everyone who asks what breed he is that he is a Puck http://m297.photobucket.com/albumvie...l?o=5&newest=1


                  • #29
                    I have two sport ponies....

                    My first GRP, Delight
                    And the second GRP, Tilly

                    Both are '07 models, and I have to say, I may be hooked on the breed. It's nice having the big gaits on a horse I can get on from the ground!

                    And one 'less than ideal' breed (for sport)... But I love him anyway!
                    He's a foundation QH, bred for rodeo. And he does it all!
                    Dressage Quarter Horse
                    Look, we can fly!

                    I'm sure that there are even a few pictures of us sporting western tack around here somewhere...