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What a Change: 10 Weeks Have Passed

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        04-04-2012, 08:52 PM
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    Yearling
    What a Change: 10 Weeks Have Passed

    I have had my new boy for 10.5 weeks now. When I first got him he was mildly underweight by about 50-100 pounds and lacked a lot of muscle tone. After the first 10 days I had him he came down with a stone bruise so wasn't worked, then, he needed his teeth floated so we lost another few days of "good" work due to head tossing and fussing. He was on only 3 quarts of grain per day and two flakes of hay twice a day when I got him. I upped him, over a period of 4 weeks, to 4 quarts of grain + 4 quarts of pellets per day, plus 6 cups of rice bran pellets per day. He is also now getting 6 flakes of hay per day with an added two flakes at night for his "snack."

    Pic 1 is the day I brought him home on 22 Jan. 2nd pic was exactly 5 weeks later on 26 Feb. Pic 3 was taken tonight, 10 weeks and three days later.
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        04-04-2012, 08:54 PM
      #2
    Trained
    Wow, looking terrrific!
         
        04-04-2012, 09:00 PM
      #3
    Weanling
    He looks stunning!!! Awesome job!
         
        04-04-2012, 09:02 PM
      #4
    Started
    Wow! Good job, he's quite the looker now. ;)
         
        04-04-2012, 09:40 PM
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    Started
    Lovely job done with this horse!
         
        04-04-2012, 09:45 PM
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    Trained
    He looks fantastic! Great job!
         
        04-05-2012, 12:19 AM
      #7
    Green Broke
    Great work!! Seriously, one of the best transformations I've seen yet, he looks amazing!! Keep up the good work, and Kudos for you for going that extra step with making sure he is healthy, pain free, and happy!!
         
        04-05-2012, 12:30 AM
      #8
    Foal
    Very nicely done! :) same name as my gelding I just bought also. :)
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        04-05-2012, 02:07 AM
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    Trained
    Wow good job
    Is he a Thoroughbred
    What a transformation
         
        04-05-2012, 08:23 AM
      #10
    Yearling
    Quote:
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    is he a Thoroughbred
    Thoroughbred yes but I have had several people ask me if he is a Trakehner :) since he is more solidly built.
         

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