I got my OTTB! - Page 2
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Horse Pictures, Videos, Artwork, and Contests > Horse Pictures

I got my OTTB!

This is a discussion on I got my OTTB! within the Horse Pictures forums, part of the Horse Pictures, Videos, Artwork, and Contests category

    Like Tree12Likes

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        01-18-2012, 12:01 PM
      #11
    Foal
    Congrats! He's a looker :)
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        01-18-2012, 01:42 PM
      #12
    Green Broke
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by MangoRoX87    
    OMG He is lovely!!!:)
    How do people go about getting off the track horses? I would love to get my hands on one..preferably quarter horse but I still love thoroughbreds
    There are several ways - working through a re-purposing/rescue group is one of the most common. Auction houses are usually pretty full of them, too, but that approach is much more of a risk as you don't have the advantage of the horse having already been through evaluation, retraining, etc via the rescue. The availability and ease of finding one will have a lot to do with where you are located. Our's came to us via what amounted to a broker that had picked up a lot of four at an auction.
         
        01-18-2012, 01:45 PM
      #13
    Green Broke
    Ohhhh. Puuuurty!! Congrats and good luck.

    I think he has a new stalker! ;)
    CecilliaB likes this.
         
        01-18-2012, 04:59 PM
      #14
    Yearling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by MangoRoX87    
    OMG He is lovely!!!:)
    How do people go about getting off the track horses? I would love to get my hands on one..preferably quarter horse but I still love thoroughbreds
    Pretty much what themacpack said. I got this guy threw New Vocations a Thoroughbred/Standardbred rescue and they have various locations. I had to be approved to adopt first but they made the process pleasant and swift. Then it was just a matter of waiting.

    I know some people up in Aiken, SC where there is a big race track. They get them right from the breeder or right off the track if the horses are not competitive.

    I'm not sure where you would find a QH other then an a rescue that deals with all breeds or an auction. My friend got a very nice appie mare from Camelot Auctions when it was still functioning.
         
        01-18-2012, 05:31 PM
      #15
    Yearling
    He is lovely, I love his face!
    CecilliaB likes this.
         
        01-18-2012, 05:53 PM
      #16
    Started
    What a stunner!!

    MangoRox - you could try contacting a local racetrack/trainer - theres always going to be a few slow ones kicking around that they would love to find a good home for.
    CecilliaB likes this.
         
        01-18-2012, 05:59 PM
      #17
    Foal
    I got my OTTB in May I ADORE her she is the most fab ride I've ever had with the most trainable temprement, once she chills out ;) ENJOY please please post progress reports would love to here how he settles in x What are your plans with him? I'm aiming for straight dressage my mare she was injured racing x
    CecilliaB likes this.
         
        01-18-2012, 06:05 PM
      #18
    Trained
    WoW he is absolutely gorgeous! He looks very very big. I really like him.

    You'll definitely have to keep us updated (which of course I know you will).

    How excited for you!
         
        01-18-2012, 06:06 PM
      #19
    Yearling
    Thanks Thyme, I do to. He is not what I would describe as beautiful. But he is impressive looking to me. And I like his masculine head lol. There was another 6 yo TB that was just breathtaking, but he had some arthritic changes in his ankle and I likes Forum's movement better.

    Brackenbramley, I would like to get into dressage more as well and in a few years am interested in some low level eventing :)
         
        01-18-2012, 06:10 PM
      #20
    Started
    Whats his reg name and breeding like? I'm just being nosey now :) We had a Danehill Dancer gelding very similar to your lad,his dam was American bred so my curiosity is getting the better of me haha :)
    CecilliaB and csimkunas6 like this.
         

    Quick Reply
    Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
    Message:
    Options

    Register Now

    In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

    Already have a Horse Forum account?
    Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

    New to the Horse Forum?
    Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

    User Name:
    Password
    Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
    Password:
    Confirm Password:
    Email Address
    Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
    Email Address:

    Log-in

    Human Verification

    In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


    Old Thread Warning
    This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

    Thread Tools

    Similar Threads
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    4yo possible OTTB CecilliaB Horse Conformation Critique 10 01-15-2012 12:14 AM
    What do you think of this OTTB OTTBLover Horse Riding Critique 3 10-31-2011 01:01 AM
    Ottb? wren Horse Riding Critique 17 10-16-2010 01:22 PM
    What is an OTTB? speedy da fish Horse Breeds 3 10-06-2009 03:37 PM
    Ottb WildHeartsCantBeBroken Horse Talk 7 02-11-2009 11:44 AM



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:43 AM.


    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0