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    06-04-2012, 01:48 PM
  #1
Weanling
Cool Flinty's first ride! Smoke, Neigh, and Streak make cameos

Yesterday, Flint, our 2 year old walking horse colt, was backed for the first time! [No critique. Thanks.] He did not flinch, already has a great whoa [thank you ground driving], and was just calm, responsive, and took it all in stride. When he came to live with my roommates he was a largely unhandled yearling, and he has come SO far. We're all really proud of him.
[Note: first time putting photos on here without uploading. Hope it works!]



Isn't he handsome? ^^

HA, didn't realize my roomie has such a redonkulous face when I posted this. Lol

What a champ. I've heard that walking horses are generally easy to break in because of their calm and willing natures, but he really impressed me! First time I've seen a horse being ridden for the first time, so very cool learning experience.

And here's a few pics of the rest of the gang, my boy Smoke, Streak [big pally], and Neigh, the grey alpha. I actually got in my first bareback ride on Smoke yesterday, although no pictures of that.


Streak is a 16 year old Tennessee Walking Horse gelding. I call him the old man, he has a paralyzed vocal cord from an illness as a baby, so he sounds hoarse and crotchety. But he's as gentle as they come.

Neigh is 9 year old National Show Horse gelding. He's bossman around here, and apparently loves plastic bottles.

Smoke is my 14 year old Tennessee Walking Horse gelding. We've been working to get weight on him, as he came to me very skinny. He's finally starting to show improvement, and look at that shine! Loves him.


That's the gang, we had a good day and I wanted to share with ya'll. Thanks for looking!
     
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    06-04-2012, 03:33 PM
  #2
Trained
Congratulations with Flints first ride
Good luck with Neigh and Smoke
     
    06-04-2012, 07:22 PM
  #3
Weanling
Thanks, although neigh is not mine.

Anyone else? Bump? :)
     
    06-04-2012, 07:33 PM
  #4
Foal
He is so cute.Hope he turns out well!
     
    06-04-2012, 07:46 PM
  #5
Foal
Way to go!! With you walker. Yes they seem to be real easy to train, I trained my twh colt. He will be 4 in august and is a wonderful trail horse! He has never offered to buck, rear or really any bad boy stuff. In fact it has been about 6 months since I had ridden him(really busy this winter) got him condtioned for a memorial weekind camping trail riding trip. And he had'nt forgot a thing. In fact he wanted to be out front on the trail most of the time. I was so proud of him and myself. Because I'm 55 and this is the first time I have ever trained a horse.
So keep up the good work
     
    06-04-2012, 08:17 PM
  #6
Yearling
Congratulations!
Flint is a very handsome boy and has such a sweet expression.

Love the rest of the herd as well. Great looking horses!
     
    06-04-2012, 08:37 PM
  #7
Weanling
Your crew is nice! Congrats on the training! More pix!
     
    06-04-2012, 09:36 PM
  #8
Green Broke
Congrats!!!! My 2yr old had his first ride almost 2months ago now, know how exciting the whole thing is! Look forward to seeing more pics!
     
    06-05-2012, 03:56 PM
  #9
Weanling
Thanks for the well wishes everyone. Flint just has an amazing mind, very willing and stops to really think about what you're asking. Smoke had clipper training today, as he's afraid of them. At the end of our one hour session, his bridle path was clipped with absolutely no fuss. SO proud of everybody this week :)
     
    06-05-2012, 05:45 PM
  #10
Started
Congrats!! He sure is a cutie! I look forward to hearing about how he progresses :)
     

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