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    04-02-2012, 10:09 PM
I am so excited I just have to share

I got a new gaited horse for Christmas, G-Man and I have talked about him a lot on this form. He has been a challenge for me to get him from being a speed racking horse and a breeding stud to a calm, trail horse. I have had a lot of ups and downs with him to get him where I need for him to be. I have been proud of him because he loves to please and he has made a lot of progress.

Well, yesterday I was giving him his first real bath since I have had him. I was pleasantly surprised to discover he is actually golden champagne. His eyes had reminded me of a champagne horse but I had never seen any of the freckled, pink pigment around his eyes, muzzle or under his tail and his papers had him registered as a golden palomino. While I was washing him and getting all the winter hair off. I started to notice some of the freckling associated with the champagnes. It is on his chest, up under his tail and on his back. Yes, he is golden champagne.

I couldn’t believe how beautiful he looked when he was all clean up his coat shining and his mane and tail white, long and wavy. We went on are trail ride and he is doing his smooth, proud little gait with the nice new tucked headset. I had a lot of compliments on how nice he looks and how much better his headset is. I even had my friend who judges a lot of the local gaited horse shows to tell me he actually was carrying himself perfectly that she felt he would catch any judge’s attention if I decided to show him.

Several strangers that I came across wanted to know what I had done to make his coat shine that beautiful color and did I keep him blanket up all winter. I didn’t do anything special but give him a bath with my Dove shampoo and wash out his mane and tail. When it dried I combed it out with my fingers as I rubbed in the coconut oil. Okay, I did keep his mane and tail braided up with coconut oil on it. But really that is all I have done. Other than brush him every day. I have had a lot of horses all of them were very pretty or I wouldn’t have bought them but this one is stunningly beautiful with his golden champagne color.

Pictures are coming as soon as I have time to down load them on to the computer. I am on spring break and we are going camping at the Shawnee National Forest for the week. I am supposed to be getting things ready but I had to take a minute to brag on my horse I can’t hold it in any longer. I feel like I just hit the Lottery!!!!! I just wished I didn’t have him gelded.

I would love to have a colt out of him (to sell) because everybody has tried to buy him and he is not going anywhere. My husband has been tempted; I can see the dollar signs in his eyes every time someone says just name your price. My husband raises, trains and sales horses for fun. I believe he will have a fight on his hands if he tries to sell this one. That is one of the reasons I wouldn’t let him help me re-train him. He might think that he would have some ownership on G-Man and think he could sell him. Now, he doesn’t have any rights when it comes to this horse. He has horses to sell but when people come to look at them, they always try to buy G-Man. He is really stunning especially now that he has sleeked off his winter coat.

I am sorry this has been so long. I just get carried away when it comes to this horse.
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    04-02-2012, 10:12 PM
Can't wait for the pics. Enjoy your camping trip!
    04-02-2012, 10:53 PM
I would hope your husband wouldn't do that................

But yes, pictures :)
    04-02-2012, 11:02 PM
Pictures! Pictures! Pictures!
    04-10-2012, 01:06 PM
Enjoy Shawnee! There is some beautiful riding there!

Glad to hear your new horse is working out well for you!
    04-13-2012, 05:54 AM
Really really beautiful. Pictures, please.
    04-13-2012, 08:06 PM
The first one is a picture of Outlaw and G-Man they both are saying that I am the boss and they get into a brawl which Outlaw won. Leaving G-Man with several battle scars.

The second one is of G-Man, I am trying to get a picture of his coloring but didn't realize the sun was casting a shadow over him.
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    04-13-2012, 08:21 PM
This is the one I was talking about the shadow on. I am trying to find some better ones. But just about all of them had a shadow on them.
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    04-13-2012, 09:24 PM
These two pics. I am trying to show off his pink pigment and freckled skin.
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    04-13-2012, 09:40 PM
Here are a couple of more pics but they are not very good. I have a hard time taking pics.
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