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post #11 of 18 Old 03-28-2010, 12:56 AM
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By sore, I meant muscle-wise, I don't see anything wrong with his legs looking sore from what I can tell.

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post #12 of 18 Old 03-28-2010, 01:20 AM
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post #13 of 18 Old 03-28-2010, 04:56 AM
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wow he jumped massive
Cute though :)
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post #14 of 18 Old 03-28-2010, 05:02 AM
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he has a really big, scopey jump to work with :) I think when you are on him, he will be able to control his stride a bit more, with a little help from you of course. Nice horse though, looks very honest :)

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post #15 of 18 Old 03-28-2010, 05:12 AM
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he doesnt seem to be throwing himself over the jumps. He just seems green with regards to jumps and considering this is the first time you have put him over a jump I think he is doing well.

He didnt balk or even look like running around the jump which shows to me, a very willing attitude. All in all he seems to have ok form and there is definitely something there to work with :)

As mentioned though I would have a vet confirm that he is sound in his legs before jumping too much. After doing the math with the times you mentioned it seems he was retired around age 7 which is a good run for a racehorse. I would assume from this that he retired from age rather than injury however there are the pin firing holes...whichever way having a vet give the all clear would be good as well :)

Have fun with him :)

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post #16 of 18 Old 03-29-2010, 10:20 AM Thread Starter
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thanks the vets coming out tuesday for spring shots - I can see if she can look him over :)
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post #17 of 18 Old 03-30-2010, 11:10 PM
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He looks like my thoroughbred did when he started to learn to jump--very awkward...but once he learns to put his legs in the right places, you've got a cute little horse! Like NittanyEquestrian said, he's game and that's what matters at this point!
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post #18 of 18 Old 03-31-2010, 10:33 PM
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Gorgeous horse!!! I think he did VERY well over the jumps considering it's his first time over one.
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