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Conformation Critique Help ** one more UPDATE - RRP

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    Originally posted by LaurieB View Post

    Please let us know how things turn out!
    Okay, will do!!
    My hopeful road to the 2021 RRP TB Makeover:


      Just wanted to add that my TB has that back too. While he'll jump ditches and banks all day out in the field, he isn't relly a fan of jumping and is instead a very nice little dressage horse. He has NEVER taken a lame step but saddle fit was a bit of a nightmare. I never did find a jumping saddle that I and the horse liked, but I have another horse to play over fences with anyway. I also owned a son of Seattle Slew for some 20 years--gotta say he woulda done anything for me, had beautiful form over fences and was the sweetest thing ever. So enjoy your visit with your new horse.


        Well, it's almost a done deal. On way home from KY. Will post more later!
        My hopeful road to the 2021 RRP TB Makeover:


          Originally posted by ParadoxFarm View Post
          Well, it's almost a done deal. On way home from KY. Will post more later!




            Ha...Okay. I will post a crappy picture to tide you over!
            My hopeful road to the 2021 RRP TB Makeover:


              Your picture doesn't work for me (not sure if I'm the only one?)

              Definitely need more!


                I didn't work for me either.
                It is better to ride 5 minutes a day than it is to ride 35 minutes on a Sunday.


                  Me three! Help!
                  When someone shows you who they are, BELIEVE them- Maya Angelou


                    Strange. I will try again. I see it.

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                    I will post a better picture once the deal is set in stone so to speak. My goal is to compete in the RRP TB Makeover if approved.
                    My hopeful road to the 2021 RRP TB Makeover:


                      There he is. Cute face! Looking forward to seeing more.


                        Do you get the cute cat too?


                          Thanks! Definitely more to come this week. And I wish I got the cat! (I lost both of mine last year. )
                          My hopeful road to the 2021 RRP TB Makeover:


                            I actually like him. He is high in the withers which makes him look dippy in his spine but he has a beautiful neck set and a strong front end; which may make him look worse off than he is

                            please keep us posted. He looks athletic.


                              Thanks, snaffle1987. I will. I hope to hear a definitive decision by tomorrow. Fingers crossed. (The reason is complicated, but it's all good.)
                              My hopeful road to the 2021 RRP TB Makeover:


                                AETERNUM VALE, INVICTUS - 7/10/2012


                                  Trying to find a definitive answer now. Will report back soon!
                                  My hopeful road to the 2021 RRP TB Makeover:


                                    Okay, I'm ready to post more. Here is my new boy.

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                                    Our only little hiccup right now is that he's a ridgeling. He was not naughty when we visited, and I'm not overly worried about it, but for health reasons, I'm getting that "fixed" at Hagyard's tomorrow. So he'll be in KY for a little bit still. I'm excited to get him, and I'm really hoping I am approved as a trainer for the 2020 RRP TB Makeover. It's a bucket list thing for me. This boy raced on December 6th, and he only has had one off-track ride, and he was awesome considering. I'll post a few links of that one ride. (They are from the adoption facility). So I'm really looking forward to this addition to our little farm. I have two other TBs (and one beloved Ap/Trak X).

                                    First Ride Flat -

                                    First Jumps -

                                    Thanks, all, for following this mini-saga!
                                    My hopeful road to the 2021 RRP TB Makeover:


                                      hard to believe that's his first flat work off the track, he moves surprisingly balanced, especially at the canter. good luck with him. He may build topline with the proper work. good luck with him


                                        Thank you so much, snaffle 1987. Looking forward to it. This video was on December 12th, so six days after his last race. I was impressed.
                                        My hopeful road to the 2021 RRP TB Makeover:


                                          What a nice colt! Really. He’s handsome, balanced, and he has got a fantastic brain! You are going to have some serious fun!
                                          When someone shows you who they are, BELIEVE them- Maya Angelou