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post #1 of 17 Old 05-14-2011, 04:05 AM Thread Starter
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I was so set on a gelding...

So I was looking for a stock-type gelding to get to be able to trail ride on, work on some arena work, & most of all, be able to pony my 2 yr old off of until I can start riding him. I was SOOO set on a QH or Paint GELDING.... Andddd... I ended up getting contacted by a lovely couple in Riverside & falling in love with this pretty girl. Meet my new baby, Stormy... 9 year old Percheron mare. ♥ This picture doesn't show how MASSIVE she is... will get tons more tomorrow. Omg, I love her!!!
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post #2 of 17 Old 05-14-2011, 09:13 AM
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she is very pretty :)
jw, is it just the picture or is there something up with her feet? :S
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post #3 of 17 Old 05-14-2011, 09:42 AM
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She's beautiful! & I agree with KawaiiCharlie, those feet need looked at. Or maybe it's just the picture?
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post #4 of 17 Old 05-14-2011, 09:49 AM
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To me it just looks like it could be the picture and the way she's standing.
She looks like a babe
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post #5 of 17 Old 05-14-2011, 10:21 AM
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Congrats!!! Cant wait for more pics!!

BTW...thats usually how it seems to work....I was never thinking Id end up with a Paint horse....what did I get? LOL, I got Rodeo...my "Paint TB" haha
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post #6 of 17 Old 05-14-2011, 11:39 AM
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Stunning! I love her thick neck! I know what you mean about mares, when looking for my second horse I was dead set on no mares. And then I bought possibly the mariest mare who ever lived. She was perpetually in heat, during the WINTER. And now I got another mare, let's hope she's not so marey! haha

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post #7 of 17 Old 05-14-2011, 12:04 PM
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CONGRATS! She doesn't look anything like my Perch mare, lmao!
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post #8 of 17 Old 05-14-2011, 12:13 PM
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She's looking great. Congrats!! I love her coat colour.

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post #9 of 17 Old 05-14-2011, 12:53 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks guys!
After looking at her feet in the pictures, they do look weird but in real life they are normal! She was just trimmed & in my opinion she was done too short & then they slapped shoes on her fronts. Poor thing is so tender footed! Luckily, she came with some Easy Boots for her fronts & she is way more comfortable in those.
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post #10 of 17 Old 05-14-2011, 02:43 PM
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lol. My dream horse was a dead broke quarter horse buckskin Gelding. But what do I get? An untrained haflinger palomino Mare
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