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  • Cabool, mo. fox trotter for sale

 
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    03-26-2009, 01:20 PM
  #21
Foal
I have two foxtrotters and... omg... smoothest ride ever! I have a mom and her almost three yr. Old baby... im riding her baby alread and he's really dosial, smoothe and man, he's funny! He drinks soda!!! Lol.
     
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    04-03-2009, 02:07 AM
  #22
Foal
Clouds,

Where did you purchase Mystique from? I'm looking into possibly purchasing a gaited horse and would love to look into the breed further. Thanks!!
     
    04-03-2009, 10:23 AM
  #23
Foal
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Originally Posted by Cowboys girl    
I have two foxtrotters and... omg... smoothest ride ever! I have a mom and her almost three yr. Old baby... im riding her baby alread and he's really dosial, smoothe and man, he's funny! He drinks soda!!! Lol.
It's the sugar and my bet is he will like beer also!! It's the yeast.. I couldn't drink a can of anything without my horse wanting a taste also..
     
    04-04-2009, 09:22 PM
  #24
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Originally Posted by draftlover215    
Clouds,

Where did you purchase Mystique from? I'm looking into possibly purchasing a gaited horse and would love to look into the breed further. Thanks!!

I got her from Woodward Fox Trotter Farm in DeLeon Springs, FL. They've got some really nice horses, and they all have AMAZING dispositions. They have two horses for sale at the moment... a 5yo mare and a 10yo gelding.

Woodward Foxtrotter Farm, foxtrotters for sale


I know the mare's sire and he is the sweetest thing! This is him:
     
    04-04-2009, 09:35 PM
  #25
Yearling
The MFT we have is smooth but he paces so much. It's.. weird.
Hold on, I'm looking for a pic of how his legs move.. he does canter but not normally.
Ah, poop. No pics. :(
     
    04-05-2009, 10:51 AM
  #26
Foal
Thanks, that filly they have available right now is gorgeous. =)
     
    04-07-2009, 06:55 PM
  #27
Weanling
The only way I can get mine to gait is to keep a tight reign and rub them with spurs..not kick, just kinda roll the spur up and down on them on their side...right when they feel like gathering up to trot I keep a steady tight reign. Usually takes a bit but once you hit that gait perfect youll get better at it. Our stud is a fox trotter and most of the mares are. I love them!!
     
    04-11-2009, 02:27 AM
  #28
Foal
Hi Clouds....I just got a Fox Trotter, and love him!! I have to agree with you, the breed is not very well known. He came from "Dancing Shadows Farm" in Cabool, MO, their website is: foxtrottersonline.com. If you go to the website, I now own: "Playboy's Diamond". Had to change his name though, our other horse is named "Diamond", so his new name is "Keeper"....cuz that's what he is, a real KEEPER!!!! Next month we are taking them to the Shawnee National Forest for 2 weeks, staying at Hayes Canyon Campround....will do lots and lots of trail riding, around a 100 miles all total. Even though I haven't had "Keeper" that long, I have no second thoughts about taking a 'new to me' horse on a trail riding vacation; his disposition and calm manner are second to none.
Forgive me for going on and on about "Keeper"....he is one special horse...a "Keeper"!!!!!
Happy Trails!!!
Goin' Gaiting
     
    04-14-2009, 01:29 AM
  #29
Yearling
I have two gaited, one possible gaited 8D

You just can't go wrong with that gait...soooo smooth. Trotting horses usually hurt my back (broke it three years ago) but gaited, oh boy. I could ride for hours.
     
    04-14-2009, 06:17 AM
  #30
Banned
No but I love fox trotters
     

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