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        02-24-2013, 03:48 PM
      #11
    Foal
    I don't know a lot about TWH bloodlines as I just got my first registered one and asked about his bloodlines on here as well. I just wanted to comment on how nice Sawyer sounds and how beautiful he is :) Love the four white legs...gorgeous boy!! Sounds like he has really come around and you are doing a good job wit him! Mine does not have Pride on his papers, he can be a little spooky and nervous, but he I getting better. I have only had him a month and a half though. I am sold on Walkers now, I still have two QH's, but I believe I will be picking my Walkers to ride for the most part!
         
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        02-24-2013, 04:20 PM
      #12
    Foal
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    Originally Posted by TrailRiderr    
    I don't know a lot about TWH bloodlines as I just got my first registered one and asked about his bloodlines on here as well. I just wanted to comment on how nice Sawyer sounds and how beautiful he is :) Love the four white legs...gorgeous boy!! Sounds like he has really come around and you are doing a good job wit him! Mine does not have Pride on his papers, he can be a little spooky and nervous, but he I getting better. I have only had him a month and a half though. I am sold on Walkers now, I still have two QH's, but I believe I will be picking my Walkers to ride for the most part!
    I'm sure yours will settle in nicely when given a little more time :) thank you so much for the compliments, I've seen yours and he is very handsome!
    I am definitely sold on Walkers too, having come from the Arab world, I never thought a horse could be this smooth!

    Best of luck with your boy!
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        02-24-2013, 06:59 PM
      #13
    Cat
    Green Broke
    We ride with quite a few TWHs - and many are Pride something or another. Just very popular around here. They range fromgood solid steady mounts to hot-heads. Seems a lot of it is a reflection on the owners though. LOL.
         
        02-24-2013, 07:16 PM
      #14
    Foal
    It's interesting, my horse is great with me, but apparently a jerk with men. He was colicing once at the barn when I was at school, so people were taking turns walking him until I got out at 5. They all thought he wasn't halter broke. He was throwing his head, running them over, bit a girls hand. He was a huge jerk.
    I came and they told me to put a stud chain on him. I said no, but the minute I took him he was calm. They were all amazed.

    He isn't hot headed around me, but he managed to convince our barn that he's a little nut. Oh well :) they aren't riding him.
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        02-25-2013, 08:29 AM
      #15
    Green Broke
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by oliveoats    
    He isn't hot headed around me, but he managed to convince our barn that he's a little nut. Oh well :) they aren't riding him.
    Hmmm, one of Duke's favorite things in this life is to show anyone he doesn't know, the whites of his eyes when they first come in the barn

    You wouldn't believe how many men and women have looked at those wild-eyed whites and said "ohhh, that horse makes me very nervous" or "that horse is nuts!".

    I just laugh and say "nothing could be further from the truth, that is what he wants you to think, so you won't bug him"

    Any adult getting past that wild eyed look, passes "The Test" in Duke's eyes and he will let them pet him - quickly - or he will walk away lolol

    I have had many professionals, thru the years, tell me Duke is "one H8ll of a horse" and one even commented if he "had a 100 like Duke, he'd never have to work again".

    Most of them also quickly recognize(d) that Duke is a studier of people. I've had folks pick that up in pictures on other forums. He is always watching what people are doing, no matter how far away he is. He can be up on the ridge, if his head is facing the house & barn, I know he's quietly observing while he's grazing.

    As I said before, Duke is my strong alpha-dominant leader, so that may be a big part of his "walk silent carry a big stick" personality.

    My coming 27 yo Arab is second-in-command and he is also a "walk silent" kinda guy and he's been known to show the whites of his eyes but Arabs are noted for that when they don't or don't like someone.

    I'm sure your horse has some of the Allen family way back on his papers. I'd be interested to know which ones.

    Roan Allen and Wilson's Allen are common threads but there's a couple other Allen stallions that passed along interesting personality traits.

    At least according to the Wonderful Good Ole Boys, in the next county over, that shared some delightful "Days of Old" stories with me. When you're in your 70's and have been around/raising/breeding Walking Horses your entire life, you know some stories
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        02-25-2013, 09:00 AM
      #16
    Foal
    Thank you so much! :)
    It's funny that you said that Sawyer can be a jerk around men, Memphis is the same way. He is very wary around my husband, loves my daughter's though! The lady I got him from got him last spring at an auction and Amish owned him. He has been passed around a lot, I think that is why he is so nervous. Once he gets completely settled here and knows that he is not going anywhere or I am not going to let anything bad happen to him I think he will be ok :)
         
        02-25-2013, 09:27 AM
      #17
    Foal
    Oh and I don't know what I was thinking, my horse does have Pride bloodlines duh, haha! His grandsire, on his dam's side is Delight Of Pride :) Sorry my mistake. And no I wouldn't call him "hot" just unsure and nervous at times...
         
        02-25-2013, 09:30 AM
      #18
    Showing
    My walker also makes strange, better with women. The early breeders of walkers were very concerned about temperment as the horses would be handled and ridden by children, would have to be agreeable to pulling a buggy, ridden all day at a comfortable gait, yet move along. This remains the goal of many of today's breeders. My boy, coal black, goes back to Midnight on the sire's sire, Pride and Merry Go Boy on the dam's side.
         
        02-25-2013, 10:24 AM
      #19
    Yearling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by farmpony84    
    I'm not sure I've ever met a walker that was a hot head...
    Actually, mine is! Out of all the calm headed TWHS out there... mine is. (And it isn't training, she is just naturally hot headed.) Lol
         
        02-25-2013, 10:26 AM
      #20
    Green Broke
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Saddlebag    
    My walker also makes strange, better with women. The early breeders of walkers were very concerned about temperment as the horses would be handled and ridden by children, would have to be agreeable to pulling a buggy, ridden all day at a comfortable gait, yet move along. This remains the goal of many of today's breeders.
    Yes

    I lost a grandson of "The Pusher CG" to a freak pasture accident, a few months before his 4th birthday.

    Sultan never did like the very gruff 6'6" vet who gelded him. He finally stopped rearing and striking at him but he always would pin his ears and shake his head at that vet.

    Conversely, in that same time frame, my nephew was nine and could lead Sultan anyhere and also bath Sultan without having to tie him. I don't even know if I have those pictures anymore - I think I lost them when my last computer crashed

    Sultan was very people-oriented but more toward women and children than men. If you were a man, you had to earn Sultan's trust and respect because it was men who had mis-handled him
         

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