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post #1 of 12 Old 12-09-2012, 10:03 PM Thread Starter
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Possible new horse. Any glaring faults?

5 year old mare. Green broke and has never offered to buck/kick/rear/bite. Right now I'm looking for something to ride around the backyard but I'm thinking of settling on endurance rides as a discipline. I was a barrel racer in the past, as well as a heeler, but I don't think I have that gallop gusto in me anymore.

Just wanted to see I'd anyone saw any glaring faults. I went and saw her and she's got a kind eye, willing to learn and smart. I'm not the only one looking at her.

Mare 2 is 14, and was beginner safe but hasn't been ridden in a few months. She was a little more hesitant with me but of course all that can be is bond building. I know the picture is terrible for confo but she has a thicker/taller build and more of the QH do what you tell her personality.

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post #2 of 12 Old 12-09-2012, 10:12 PM
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I choose door number one. I like her and she does have a kind eye. and nice confor, too.
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post #3 of 12 Old 12-09-2012, 10:17 PM
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I like the 1st one, only because she reminds me of my horse, Willow.

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post #4 of 12 Old 12-09-2012, 10:17 PM
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I like # 1 because of the age, not that 14 is that old, just never like to get a Horse over 10, just a personal preference.

# 1 looks better overall too

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post #5 of 12 Old 12-09-2012, 10:18 PM
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One catches my eye more. She looks trusting, forgiving, and gentle. Love her build as well.
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post #6 of 12 Old 12-10-2012, 09:30 AM
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Cant give much input other than darker grey is easier to keep clean! Lol.
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post #7 of 12 Old 12-10-2012, 09:38 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks guys! I really loved the first one but I just wanted to see if I was looking at her through rose colored glasses. I'm second in line for her so here's hoping the first people pass. But if they do take her, I think I'd still be safe with the second mare. :)
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post #8 of 12 Old 12-10-2012, 01:44 PM
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Well, good luck & let us know if one of them becomes your new ride.
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post #9 of 12 Old 12-10-2012, 03:33 PM Thread Starter
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I won't know for 2 weeks, but trust me, you guys will be bombarded with pictures, haha. There were so many to choose from but I always try to go with the ones I get a good vibe from, and I haven't been stomped yet!
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post #10 of 12 Old 12-12-2012, 03:40 AM
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I like # 1.
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