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    08-09-2012, 11:38 PM
New horse

I saw this girl on craigslist for free. I clicked on the ad and new her! My parents' neighbor owns her, so I've known this horse for awhile. I always though she was kinda ugly, but she is a sweet old gal and she was free. So I got her for my fiance to ride

These are the only pictures I have of her until I get her right now, not exactly confo shots. Just wanted to show people my free girl

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    08-09-2012, 11:39 PM
here's her pedigree
    08-09-2012, 11:39 PM
Green Broke
Awwww I like her, she doesn't look ugly to me at all!!! Pretty well built actually!!!
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    08-09-2012, 11:52 PM
I just don't like her short tail and lack of mane/forelock lol. Her tail gets chewed by the babies each year and has never grown back, maybe it will when I get her and she is away from the babies
    08-10-2012, 12:40 AM
She's beautiful! I'd have taken her in a heartbeat:)
    08-10-2012, 01:14 AM
Thanks, I'm excited about her, she will keep my boy company once he is gelded. And give my fiance something to ride instead of my tiny horse
    08-10-2012, 02:42 AM
That;s a nicely built mare. She will look really topnotch when she's in shape and under some nice western tack. Black with silver conchos would do nicely.
    08-10-2012, 03:03 AM
I think she looks cute!

However I only see 3 things.

Her neck is crested
Her back legs are camped in
And her back legs seemed cow-hocked, but I can't say that for sure since she was turning.

Good luck with your new horse!
    08-10-2012, 03:42 AM
For a freebee, she's absolutely lovely! I see also, she has that satin thing going on in her coat. Once in excellent condition, I'll bet you'll see that more and more. I think this was your lucky day.

Huge congrats. I'm almost a bit jealous.

    08-10-2012, 09:11 AM
Green Broke
You do realize she is 20 years old, right? Not that this will stop her as a pleasure horse (assuming she was ridden and has done something in her life besides be a broodmare).

If she has been used and is sound at 20 she is telling you all you need to know. FWIW I like her conformation (what I can see). If she seems over weight and has a lot of crest, test her for cushings before you take her.

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