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post #11 of 18 Old 01-09-2012, 11:06 PM
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Yes, he has a very floaty trot. :) He hasn't been backed officially and won't be until may or so, but I do lunge him with saddle or surcingle.
That day I had been working him with a surcingle earlier.
I was so worried for a minute, thank god your a smart one!

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post #12 of 18 Old 01-09-2012, 11:14 PM Thread Starter
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I was so worried for a minute, thank god your a smart one!
Also, I originally posted this several months ago, so he is no longer a 'just turned two', but he will go to be backed in may, when he is nearly three.

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post #13 of 18 Old 01-12-2012, 03:36 PM
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no critique here, but my god that's a nice trot. Arabs are by far my favorite breed. He looks great for 2, I'd love to see more pictures of him as he progresses =)
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post #14 of 18 Old 01-12-2012, 03:47 PM
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I love his head, and eye. Will turn out to be quite a looker I think!

Off topic here, but I've noticed people saying "backed". What does that mean, as in someone has gotten on his back? Also, where did this term come from?


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I love his head, and eye. Will turn out to be quite a looker I think!

Off topic here, but I've noticed people saying "backed". What does that mean, as in someone has gotten on his back? Also, where did this term come from?
Everyone has a differant idea of the specifics involved, but generally, it is the basic start of their riding career.

Thank you! I always say that he has to turn out pretty or no one will put up with his attitude! Lol He's amazing 99% of the time, but he is still a bratty young boy and likes to cause trouble. Fearlessly taking on the wheel barrow and muck fork that invade his "territory" everyday. My hero.

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post #16 of 18 Old 01-13-2012, 06:42 PM
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his mom is gorgeous! It's great you get to work with him, there is a 3yr old in the pasture with my horse and he is a disatser on 4 hooves, he is so unbehaved he actually charged my sister out of the pasture, believe it or not he is my trainers horse! She does nothing with him, it's kinda sad!
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post #17 of 18 Old 01-15-2012, 12:25 PM
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Thanks Gray!

Sounds like your boy sure does have a personality!!


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post #18 of 18 Old 01-22-2012, 08:37 PM
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He is such a curie. He reminds me of an Arab filly I used.to work with.

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