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    04-13-2009, 11:57 PM
  #1
Weanling
Fiona in German Draw Reins

Not sure what they're actually called but my sister got them in Germany and they're kinda like draw reins. Except for I like them LOADS better than draw reins.

So here is the pony I'm leasing while Brutus is lame and off work (good news: he's improving with stall rest!). I was honestly considering buying her but she is overpriced IMO. She's 13.2 and 5 years old. We had to rig the draw reins quite a bit as they're horse sized and she obviously isn't, but we made sure both sides were an equal length.

But without any further ado here she is:





Just before the snort ^^^^

Midsnort ^^^^


Fiona's first experience with them in my opinion went well. It was a very head up 6 seconds, head down 3 sec, kind of thing as she figured it out. At the very end though she didn't want to walk and trotted like a lap and a half with her head just down like the above pictures, so I think she was starting to get it.

What do you think?
     
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    04-14-2009, 12:06 AM
  #2
Weanling
I've never seen any like them but she sure is a cutie!
     
    04-14-2009, 01:40 PM
  #3
Foal
She's super cute and reminds me of a pony that I used to ride. We would clip him with the same heart on his side :) At my barn i'd call them side reins and I haven't used them on my horse but I know several people who do and really like them. She looks like a good mover, really using her hind end and reaching underneath herself. I really lover her esp. Since she reminds me of my old pony! What does she do? Do you have any more pictures?
     
    04-14-2009, 02:05 PM
  #4
Foal
She is so cute! I want her!
     
    04-14-2009, 03:23 PM
  #5
Trained
She looks frustrated.

I want to do a clip like that on my TB. Would regular clippers work? I have Oster A5 2 speed - a blade 30 would work eh? Or are those too small?
     
    04-14-2009, 03:53 PM
  #6
Showing
MIeventer, Oster A5s should do the trick, just make sure you're keeping them lubed and cooled. I would suggest a 10 blade, unless you want to shave very very fine.
     
    04-14-2009, 05:18 PM
  #7
Trained
Ok, I'll use a 10 blade. Thanks JDI!
     
    04-14-2009, 05:48 PM
  #8
Weanling
To everyone who said she's cute thanks, I quite agree!

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She looks frustrated.
That's actually her relaxed face. She's quite tense a lot of the time. Though she probably was slightly frustrated because she didn't quite understand at first.

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I want to do a clip like that on my TB. Would regular clippers work? I have Oster A5 2 speed - a blade 30 would work eh?
I used Andis, and she was the first one they ever clipped and she was quite woolly. I don't know what blade it was, they just came with the clippers...

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What does she do? Do you have any more pictures?
She does Jumpers and can do some Hunters, but she has to be ridden like 6 days a week to be more "Huntery". I do have more pictures, I just need to scrounge them up, there are two of her jumping on my other thread (Critique Jumping Position) but I have some of her flatting I'll dig up in a few. I've been working a lot with her on dressage lately, as she doesn't know nearly as much as she should (but then again I don't either)
     
    04-14-2009, 07:24 PM
  #9
Foal
I looked at the other thread and she is a very cute jumper (you look good too!) Will you show her at all?
     
    04-14-2009, 11:49 PM
  #10
Weanling
We're currently doing C rated jumpers and some Hunters. She's fun and a joy to ride, but its been a little disappointing as this was the year I was going to do A rated jumpers with Brutus :(
     

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