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What breed is most suitable for a novice?

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    08-17-2007, 08:04 AM
Lol I just bought my first horse last Saturday and everyone has said it's a bad idea just becuase she's a 3 yr old paint filly but she is the sweetest horse ever probly becuase her owner worked with her as soon as she bought her when she was 6 months old. Ground work and such. So I think you could find a nice 4-5 year old as well if someone starts them early.
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    08-17-2007, 05:21 PM
I'd have to agree with Ed and Alucard - a quarterhorse would be perfectly suited for a beginner. I have yet to come across one that wasn't well mannered. And I would also have to agree with everyone who suggested a gelding. They are more predictable! But really - when it comes down to it - breed doesn't neccessarily matter, and you'll know which horse is right for you and your ability when you meet him/her!!! :)

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