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post #1 of 83 Old 09-03-2013, 07:29 PM Thread Starter
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Show off your chestnuts/sorrels!

Hailey1203 got me to thinking. Let's show off our chestnuts/sorrels. I always see threads to show off the more unusual or louder colors but I think our red horses get short changed sometimes because they are considered very "common". I am extremely proud of my red boy whose only white is the lollipop star on his forehead. This is Rascal and he's now about 12 years old. He was given to me as a "project" about 3 1/2 years ago because no one could even get near him with a saddle. He was started wrong and something scared him terribly along the way. He was literally dubbed psycho because he bucked so bad with a saddle on. Now he's sweet as can be and wants to do nothing more than to please you. He's quiet, quite lazy, and gorgeously red! (If there's already a thread like this, let me know. I just missed it then.)




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post #2 of 83 Old 09-03-2013, 08:31 PM
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Here is a picture of my Morgan/QH mare, Sweetheart. She is 13 years old and is as sweet as she looks!
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post #3 of 83 Old 09-03-2013, 08:48 PM
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posing for VOGUE ;)

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post #4 of 83 Old 09-03-2013, 09:14 PM
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Beautiful horses I'm going to have to come back later and put pictures of my two up.

My two horse Apache and Sammy are my world
along with our dogs Patch and Bear.
But I will always love you Jimmy R.I.P
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post #5 of 83 Old 09-03-2013, 09:35 PM
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This is my sassy redhead Rya.
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post #6 of 83 Old 09-03-2013, 09:39 PM
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I can't wait to see my new red horse! I bought w/only seeing her pictures & talking to her owner. I have 2 trips planned first, then I will get my new girl home & let the fun begin!
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post #7 of 83 Old 09-04-2013, 10:24 AM
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Here's my chestnut. Chili :) And yes.. he has a Chili pepper halter
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post #8 of 83 Old 09-04-2013, 10:31 AM
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Hot Zippin Chip!

Sometimes I wrestle with my demons. Sometimes we just snuggle.

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post #9 of 83 Old 09-04-2013, 10:51 AM Thread Starter
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See?! How can anyone say that a red horse is boring. LOL! These horses are gorgeous!!! I am so in love with a sleek red coat especially in the summer time and like my guy, they so often have 2 or 3 different tones of red in their mane. The one of Chili snoozin' is so cute. Very cool shot. :)
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post #10 of 83 Old 09-04-2013, 11:23 AM
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Here are my 3.

Rafe, 4 year old Belgian x QH

With his momma, Bessie. She's an 11 year old Belgian.

I suppose that Tiny qualifies as a chestnut. He's a 27 year old Belgian mule
He wasn't too keen on having his picture taken LOL

And this is back in his prime

And then, there's Diamond....aka *******. He's a 6 year old QH

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