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post #1 of 10 Old 07-06-2013, 08:05 PM Thread Starter
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Before and after and a just a before

Hi there,
I came to you a while back to ask for your opinions about my horses weight. I was a new horse owner, at the time, and in a predicament. My barn owner was telling me my horse was just right and his former owner was threatening to take him back because he was too thin.

Since then, I met a man, got engaged, and moved to his farm which just happened to have a large empty horse barn, a round pen, and pastures. Lucky me! I brought my horse with me and adopted my fiance's dad's overweight mini.

This week, my farrier called and asked if I'd be interested in taking another horse. Long story short, I now have a very sweet thoroughbred who's extremely underweight.

I was out taking "before" pictures of him, today, when looked at my other two, and realized how great they look.

I'd like to share their before and after pics as well as the before picture of my new boy.



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post #2 of 10 Old 07-06-2013, 08:55 PM
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Wow they all look great. Good on ya

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post #3 of 10 Old 07-06-2013, 08:57 PM
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They look great! And I'm sure your new guy will look great soon. Congratulations on your engagement!

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post #4 of 10 Old 07-06-2013, 09:04 PM
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They all look in great condition now (and once the new guy fills in I would love to see pictures!)

Honestly I think your better off getting out of that barn if he thought your horse was in great condition.. on the flip side the guy you bought the horse from couldn't just "take" him back if you paid for him
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post #5 of 10 Old 07-11-2013, 07:13 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks everyone:) I will post pics after he gains weight.
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post #6 of 10 Old 07-11-2013, 07:22 PM
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You are doing some excellent rehab there, good job! Cant' wait to see the new horse when he is fit, and congrats on your engagement!
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post #7 of 10 Old 07-11-2013, 07:52 PM
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Great job all all of those horses! I'm sure your new boy will be looking good in no time :)

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post #8 of 10 Old 07-11-2013, 08:02 PM
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:) Good job. Glad things are going great.
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post #9 of 10 Old 07-14-2013, 10:32 PM
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They look wonderful :)

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post #10 of 10 Old 07-15-2013, 10:01 AM
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Improvements look great on the other two and sure the tb will have the same results. Congrats all around.

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