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post #1 of 24 Old 02-15-2011, 04:36 AM Thread Starter
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Photo update of my new boy

I've had Bobbie for a few months now, and he has come so far in that time. I started with him when he was a very nervous, cold backed, tense little horse that had been out of work for 12 months, and had yet to find a rider that 'meshed' with him. If you looked at him the wrong way he's leap away, if you walked too quickly out of the stable with him he'd leap, if you did his girth up too quickly he'd run backwards and start bucking.
Under saddle, put too much pressure on him and he'd lose his head.
His previous riders/owners had had a lot of trouble cantering him, he's swing his quarters in, change behind and suck behind the aids.

Well this is Bobbie now. He is in a paddock 24/7 as opposed to a stable/yard and with consistent work and a bit of patience, he's turning into a hell of a horse.













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post #2 of 24 Old 02-15-2011, 04:39 AM
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He looks like he's going great, and he's such a handsome boy.
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post #3 of 24 Old 02-15-2011, 04:39 AM
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amazing photos, I love the last one :) it looks like you and him are going amazing. <3

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post #4 of 24 Old 02-15-2011, 06:24 AM
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he looks amazing, he is beautiful boy!

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post #5 of 24 Old 02-15-2011, 07:55 PM
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He is a very handsome boy!!!!

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post #6 of 24 Old 02-15-2011, 08:32 PM
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Gorgeous horse!

Glad your hard work is paying off!

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post #7 of 24 Old 02-15-2011, 08:34 PM
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Wow he's really pretty!
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post #8 of 24 Old 02-15-2011, 08:37 PM
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he is so lovely and you look awesome on him.
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post #9 of 24 Old 02-15-2011, 08:58 PM
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Wow, you've made amazing progress with him. He looks fantastic (and beautiful too)!!

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post #10 of 24 Old 02-15-2011, 09:04 PM
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He's gorgeous and you guys make a great pair!
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