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    05-11-2009, 07:25 PM
Green Broke
Fatty McButterpants

The haflinger I am leasing:






Fatty Mcbutterpants (aka Pilgrim) is a registered 7 yr old haflinger that I will be leasing for ... well as long as I want him. In these pics, my trainer is riding him. It was his first ride of the year, and he did pretty good. A little impatient and very hard in the mouth. The previous owner has let him get away with a lot, so needless to say he will be a challenge. I have enlisted the help of my barn friends and trainers for their guidance. I will also be making a list of 'issues' that he has, and will be addressing them here for extra input.

He is very smart (he picked up his bending and flexing almost right away), and very lovable. I have been working with him a bit, and have now gotten him to come to me when I whistle, which I think is pretty darn cool. He also adores his jolly ball; and is very eager to join the rest of the heard in a week.

He passed his vet check with flying colors, and has been able to get acquainted with a few of the other horses on the property already; his best friend is a clyde.

I do have more pics of him with out a saddle, which I will post later on.
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    05-11-2009, 07:40 PM
Congrats Moxie! Haven't seen you around the forum in a while! Glad your back :)
    05-11-2009, 07:44 PM
What a cutie patootie! And his name, I hope you don't give him a complex! Lol
    05-11-2009, 08:00 PM
He is super cute, congrats moxie!!!
    05-11-2009, 08:02 PM
Green Broke
I needed a break from the forum for a bit.

Well, if the name doesnt get him, the pink will. Haha
    05-12-2009, 01:26 PM
Glad to see you back on the forum!
Pilgram looks like a great horse! I hear from everyone who ever knew a Haflinger that they are very smart horses, so I'm sure you won't have much trouble at all with the training. I can't wait to see more pics!
    05-12-2009, 02:51 PM
Yay!! Moxie's back!!! *dances*

Congrats girlie!!
    05-12-2009, 04:37 PM
Hi Moxie, welcome back! Nice pony!!! He sure does have huge feet - that's a good thing. I always like the Haffies, good luck with him.
    05-12-2009, 05:13 PM
What a handsome boy! Good luck with him, and keep us posted on how his training is going. :)
    05-12-2009, 06:22 PM
So so so so cute!

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