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        10-01-2010, 09:52 PM
    Horse I'm looking to buy

    Meet a beautiful 16.3 hand Thoroughbred stallion that I want to buy. He is four years old, was trained for racing but bucked his shins and was retired a year ago. He has healed completely and he has a magnificent presence to him ... You'd think he'd won the triple crown. Anyway, I thought this would be a good *final* project for myself before I left for military training next spring.

    Yes, I will geld him, and no, he is not studdy whatsoever. Although I won't let my guard down till he's grown into his lack-of-nads.

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        10-02-2010, 12:23 AM
    He looks really thin, make sure we doesn't have heartworm, get him tested before you buy him!!
        10-02-2010, 12:51 AM
    Yeah! He is definitely about 300 lbs underweight. I should have mentioned that. He would not be a horse I bought and then immediately started riding... he needs some TLC. But I think he'd definitely be worth the extra effort... When the vet comes out to castrate him, I will be having her do a once-over and checking for worms will be part of it. :]
        10-02-2010, 10:41 PM
    Green Broke
    Are you asking for a critique? If so, if you can get pictures of him on even ground that would be a good start. That's a bad pose to critique from.
        10-02-2010, 11:00 PM
    I like those legs and feet... looks like he's got some nice sturdy ones. With TLC and muscling he looks like he'll slick out wonderfully.
        10-03-2010, 12:38 AM
    Green Broke
    It looks like he stands under in the front - but it could just be the bad picture.
        10-03-2010, 02:47 AM
    Yeah he's standing uphill... literally, lol. I'm going to take some more pictures soon. That's the one from his ad. I have some on my phone but I have no way to get them to the computer. Will post more soon!

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