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post #1 of 10 Old 10-13-2007, 07:58 PM Thread Starter
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my new buddy!!

hey guys!! I just wanna say hey and that im new to the forums. I actually just bought my very first horse, and im really excited!!

Heres duke, he's a bay quarter horse, about 15.3 h and 10 yrs old!! I only have 2 pictures of him at the moment but ill have more once he gets to my house and get settled in.




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post #2 of 10 Old 10-14-2007, 02:18 AM
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congrats on your new baby!!!
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post #3 of 10 Old 10-14-2007, 04:58 AM
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He's lovely. Bet your so excited.
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post #4 of 10 Old 10-14-2007, 06:43 AM
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He's very cute! I'm sure you two will have a lot of fun together.
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post #5 of 10 Old 10-14-2007, 11:12 AM Thread Starter
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yes im really excited. I've been very patient waiting for the barn and fencing to go up and having everything come together. I can finally go out and hit some trails lol
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post #6 of 10 Old 10-14-2007, 12:52 PM
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He's a good looking fellow. My first horse was named Duke Have fun with him and be safe.


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post #7 of 10 Old 10-14-2007, 07:28 PM Thread Starter
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im so excited im like counting down the days until he comes home lol. But I do have a couple questions. I will be riding him western for right now because I wont be competing with him until maybe next year, and I need some advice on some western bits. I know more about english than I do western, so if anybody has any suggestions about bits that would be great. I know he doesnt need a really harsh bit because he's really a bombproof horse. Any suggestions id appreciate. Thanks.
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post #8 of 10 Old 10-14-2007, 11:29 PM
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Hey what a cuite!! He has a nice kind eye, you should do well on him! GOOD BUY!! :P Sorry I ride more stock and english. I just use ordinary snaffles and french links. Western has different bits though I think. :roll:
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post #9 of 10 Old 10-15-2007, 12:14 AM
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Awww congrats!!
He's super cute!
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post #10 of 10 Old 10-15-2007, 01:06 PM Thread Starter
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lol thanks so much guys. Im just going to go with a regular snaffle bit. Everybody I've talked to says they use ordinary bits like that one for trail riding. If it doesnt work out with him, I can always get a new one.
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