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        12-29-2009, 01:34 AM
      #1
    Foal
    Talking New Horse!

    Whalin (whale-in) is a Appendix Quarter Horse..I got him for Christmas (I had no idea my mom got him for 2 months!)
    -screams like a little girl- Unfortantly no pictures of him yet, as I am forgetfull and forgot to bring the camera to the barn. He is 4 years old (late foal) and was just broke this year. Whalin has excellent ground manners and temperament. I couldn't ask for more! My family got him for a great price, after years of searching, man ol' man. XD
    The only thing am worried about it he is spur broke and am not expericed with that! Hopefully I'll "master" it soon..lol
    Whalin has face markings closly resembling Barbaro...

    ((Note this horse piture above is not Whalin, it is Barbaro, hope there is no confusion)
    This is not me riding him, this is his previous owner. In this video he looks short and stocky, but he is more slender and tall in person.
    Critiques or thoughts on movement and anything else?


    I'll get pitures hopefully by tommorow!
         
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        12-29-2009, 01:49 AM
      #2
    Green Broke
    Hes beautiful! I love him! Im not going to critique because I don't know really anything about western pleasure or most western horses :P but he's very pretty, and looks like he has nice movement
         
        12-29-2009, 01:53 AM
      #3
    Foal
    Thanks, he is actually more English, Am going to start working with him though for Western Pleasure and as an all around horse. C:
         
        12-29-2009, 02:21 AM
      #4
    Trained
    He looks really nice; I like that he's actually being allowed to use his hindend fairly well...(one of my pet peeves of WP is that the horses don't use their hind ends as their 'drive train' because they are forced to go so unnaturally slow...

    As far as how he's trained, I would suggest you get some lessons with him; if you can, get the lessons with the person who actually trained him.
         
        12-29-2009, 08:09 PM
      #5
    Started
    Well I suggest you don't forget the camera and you hurry up and post pictures :)

    Congrats!
         
        12-29-2009, 08:21 PM
      #6
    Yearling
    We NEED pictures!
         
        12-29-2009, 08:43 PM
      #7
    Foal
    Congrats on getting a horse! He looks beautiful! Good luck with him :)
         
        12-29-2009, 08:48 PM
      #8
    Yearling
    WOW!!
    Yay for you both!
    How exciting is this!!
    We want pics!!! Hehe
    He looks nice. In the vid I can tell he does have slender legs.
    He looks very nice.
    Love his tail!!!
    Halfpass
         
        12-30-2009, 12:41 AM
      #9
    Foal
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by mom2pride    
    He looks really nice; I like that he's actually being allowed to use his hindend fairly well...(one of my pet peeves of WP is that the horses don't use their hind ends as their 'drive train' because they are forced to go so unnaturally slow...

    As far as how he's trained, I would suggest you get some lessons with him; if you can, get the lessons with the person who actually trained him.
    I like how his previous owner trained him carefully and softly. C:
    Oh yes, I am going to get lessions by someone I think that will be great, Whalins pervious owner lives 3 hours away from me and he doesn't (I highly doubt he does) do lessions. But lessions are a diffenet yes!

    Thank you so much everyone! I forgot the camera yet agian, tommorow I promise! And maybe even some pitures of him playing in the snow.
         
        12-30-2009, 12:44 AM
      #10
    Foal
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by HalfPass    
    WOW!!
    Yay for you both!
    How exciting is this!!
    We want pics!!! Hehe
    He looks nice. In the vid I can tell he does have slender legs.
    He looks very nice.
    Love his tail!!!
    Halfpass
    Haha, He does has TINY slender feet! Hopefully it shouldn't get in the way, I make sure he wheres boots for some support though, when riding.
    Thank you Pitures tommorow, I promise. XD
         

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