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post #91 of 92 Old 03-07-2014, 03:20 PM
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I bought my brown roan for color and his bloodlines. He is a great horse, but I ended up falling in love with a very plain chestnut mare. I now have two horses if I had worked them both before picking the colorful one, I would only have my Roxy girl
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post #92 of 92 Old 03-08-2014, 02:42 PM
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I didn´t buy for colour. I think I bought her for her personality. It certainly wasn´t for her intelligence, broke-ness, or general suitability for what I wanted her for.

I think I chose three other horses for all the right reasons, and then went a little weird for the fourth one (the one licking my face in the photo).

Around 8000km later, though, and maybe I didn´t do so bad after all. And neither did she. Although maybe I should mention that she was the only one who managed to fall overboard off a barge on a tributary of the Amazon...
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Four horses, two people. 4000km in to the South American leg of our trip,and now in Brazil. Drop us a line on The Great Horse Trip

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