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    06-19-2010, 11:42 PM
  #1
Yearling
This is one of those days where I wish I could get another horse

I tend to browse horses for sale when I get bored, which is really a bad habit because then I find one I really, really want. Like this girl, DreamHorse.com Horse ID: 1537472 - que la que

In turn, this makes me want a horse to compete with/makes me wish I could find a job so I had money to compete even at local dressage and jumper shows. I've seriously considered moving back to Texas to go to school because my mom said she would consider buying a second horse for me to ride, since tuition would be so much cheaper, lol.
     
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    06-24-2010, 05:56 PM
  #2
Foal
What's wrong with your current horse? Age 13 is a nice age for a main horse. I'm kinda "grass is greener on the other side" about that right now because my current horse is only two and my riding horse passed away a year ago. At least you've got a horse you can ride ya know.
     
    06-24-2010, 06:05 PM
  #3
Yearling
In the past two years he's torn 3 ligaments. There's no way I'm going to let him jump again, lol. He's a perfectly wonderful horse, he's just not going to be able to do anything but dressage for the rest of his life though. :)
     
    06-24-2010, 06:27 PM
  #4
Green Broke
DO IT! DO IT! Then you can see me and Geof rockin' it! And there are plenty of trainers and riders down here! Do you know Mike Hubert?
     
    06-24-2010, 07:01 PM
  #5
Showing
AC4H has a broker owned pony mule gelding I'd LOVE to have. I've been drooling over him all week. Sigh...

The only reason I went to their site is because I'm looking for a horse for a friend who lost her favorite mare several weeks ago.

I found several nice prospects for her, but dang that AC4H! I've always wanting a riding mule, and he's just the right size for me.

I keep telling myself I do not need another mouth on my feed bill.
     
    06-24-2010, 07:34 PM
  #6
Yearling
Ahh, Mike is awesome, Stormy. A friend of mine rode with him before he was all famous and junk. She knew his parents and him when he was like a teenager, haha. And he keeps making offers on my friend Sheryl's 17 hh mutt because he likes him so much! He's a super nice guy and a fab rider. XD I just wouldn't be happy going to school back in Texas. Though I do miss my trainer, lol. If you ever go to shows keep an eye on Valerie Tkacs and Victoria Tkacs. They're awesome girls and some good friends of mine. :P Also Bailey Moran, I love her dapple grey gelding.


Lol Speed, I can't even afford a new horse, not to mention all the care that goes along with it. I'm thinking maybe I should work to get in-state tuition here to help free my mom's expenses...then maybe she'll help me out if I want a second horse. :P
     
    06-24-2010, 07:40 PM
  #7
Yearling
Oooo she is a nice girl kinda makes you want to splurge!!
     
    06-24-2010, 08:20 PM
  #8
Green Broke
Oh I feel ya. When I was horse shopping I wanted a younger-ish horse that I could finish up and do some very low level dressage maybe hunter under saddle with. Preferably a Mare in case I have the time/money to properly breed/train from a baby age and either a nice LOUD paint or a leopard Appy. Would be a plus if it was something my 11 year old inexperienced daughter could sort of poke around with.

I bought Cinny a Jet black, green reclaim that needs a TON of training....and is a gelding...but a HUGE heart and willingness to please.

So then last week I find this. Pony of Americas Mare-REDUCED I actually CONSIDERED selling Cin to buy this one but....I've come so far with him and the POA would probably not be as suited to what I want to do as Cinny is...She would have been great for my daughter with some training though.

I probably could afford board for both if I went back to my old stable that I HATED with the BO that was ALWAYS telling me how to handle my horses.
     
    06-24-2010, 08:22 PM
  #9
Yearling
I don't think I could ever sell Willie, unless his life or my life depended on it. He's my once in a lifetime horse and definitely one of those that doesn't get along well with a lot of people. Love him to death and I want him to be fat and happy the rest of his life, even if it means he has to share with another horse. :P
     
    06-26-2010, 12:28 PM
  #10
Foal
She looks just like my horse, but my horse has a longer back
     

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