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    02-19-2009, 02:27 PM
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Two new rescues, Off track Thoroughbred boys.

We got two very sweet boys in last week. They are both off track Thoroughbreds, half brothers. Spirit is 17hh and 7 years old - Zealous 16.2hh and 5 years old this spring. Once they are up to weight, fat and happy I will be re-training them for English, Dressage, possible Jumping. They are such sweethearts, well mannered and quiet, we just love them!



Spirit, First Day:



Zealous, First Day:



Five days later all cleaned up....
(Spirit)



(Zealous)




Boy do they eat! Hopefully they'll pick up weight quickly
They have excellent personality's & manners, Perfect gentlemen for the farrier and vet check.
     
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    02-19-2009, 07:48 PM
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Weanling
Awwww, such sweet faces!! Glad you got them! Makes me sad to see any horse that skinny!
     
    02-19-2009, 07:57 PM
  #3
Foal
They are really beautiful. Im so happy that they are being taken care of, your doing a good job.
     
    02-19-2009, 09:05 PM
  #4
Weanling
They are both really cute. I am glad to see that they have such a good owner.
Some OTTB's can just be so sweet. Mine has the greatest personality and I was happy to find him. He was not nearly as skinny as your two, but he was thin. Its been only a few months and he is already improving a lot. He will hopefully be muscular and completely filled out before Summer.

Congrats! :)
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    02-19-2009, 09:49 PM
  #5
Showing
Good for you. Feel so bad for those poor guys. I never cease to wonder how someone can let a pair of poor animals starve and be able to go to bed and sleep at night.
Good for you. I think you should have a pair of lovely horses in your hands once their training is on the go. Make sure to keep us posted, looking forwards to seeing how they progress:)
     
    02-19-2009, 09:51 PM
  #6
Foal
It's great that you rescued these terrific horses. Good luck and may you have many happy years with them!
     
    02-20-2009, 05:41 PM
  #7
Yearling
Awww they're adorable... once they've got the weight on them, they're going to be stunners. Congrats on your new horses, they're so lucky to have a nice owner as yourself to help them get fat and happy!
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    02-20-2009, 06:06 PM
  #8
Weanling
I love off the trackers. With weight, they'll be awsome.

Such sweet faces.
     
    02-20-2009, 06:33 PM
  #9
Started
Ah I love OTTB! I think that they know when they have a new home and are so thankful that they don't have to run anymore lol ... my girl would love to be someones pet haha
     
    02-21-2009, 02:00 AM
  #10
Foal
Awww they are sooo cute
     

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