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post #1 of 6 Old 08-15-2013, 11:09 PM Thread Starter
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Thoughts?

I'm officially looking for a new horse and I no longer have any interest in leasing a horse who isn't mine ( vent thread may be forthcoming). Here are
A few that have caught my eye:

Attractive, Smart Prospect
5 year old TB gelding
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10 year old TB gelding


Spotted Warmblood ISR Premare book registrered for sale in Flemington, New Jersey :: HorseClicks
16 year old Appaloosa/ISR mare



Hunter Prospect Event Foxhunter for sale in New hope, Pennsylvania :: HorseClicks
10 year old Warmblood gelding




hunter mare
8 year old OTTB mare


Horse for Sale
8 year old TB gelding


Big sound TB mare
Young OTTB mare


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post #2 of 6 Old 08-15-2013, 11:54 PM
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What do you want to do with the horse? Are you working with a trainer? What is your experience level? Do you want a project horse or something that is 'made'. You sort of have all types here, so it is not quite clear.
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post #3 of 6 Old 08-16-2013, 03:50 AM
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Personally, looking at the horses conformation wise, the grey 'Thunder' seems to have the nicest build. And also, the first horse, I don't know if it's just me, but he seems to look a little stiff and short strided in the hind end

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post #4 of 6 Old 08-18-2013, 08:23 PM Thread Starter
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I'm looking for a horse I could -potentially- do low-level eventing with, but that is not a major need for me. I am just looking for a solid horse to play with, maybe go to some "fun" shows and trail ride with.

I'm not sure yet whether I want a project or "made" horse. The guy I'm currently leasing (who I'm trying to buy) is a project, and I've had a lot of fun with him. I have a trainer and the ability/experience to work with a "problem child", so to speak. But at the same time I'm interested in having something "made" that I can just improve with.

I don't think that was a very straight answer, but oh well. By the way, the ones I'm most interested in are the Appy, gray, and the 10 year old WB . . . Leaning highly on the WB.

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post #5 of 6 Old 08-19-2013, 01:40 PM
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I like the Warmblood gelding too. He's my top pick. I like the price for him. I personally don't care for the young OTTB. I like the bigness of the 8 yr old TB but Im into stocky looking horses. But the Warmblood gelding is my fav. Good luck in your search!!

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post #6 of 6 Old 08-20-2013, 09:17 AM
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My top pick is the last horse.. the TB Mare. How old is she? After that the App is a made horse.. she IS 16 so has probably a limited future.. but she is very scopey over fences and looks to have heart. The last would be the warmblood. Too little training for 10 years old IMO.

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