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        07-29-2011, 01:32 AM
      #21
    Weanling
    Starlite that about sums up how I feel. He is amazing. Thank you.
         
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        07-29-2011, 01:42 AM
      #22
    Yearling
    Just to see how big he can jump... basically how scopey he is. Either free jumping or under saddle.
         
        07-29-2011, 02:14 AM
      #23
    Weanling
    I haven't yet. His old owner was jumping him 4'7 and showing him 3'9 and 4 foot but I don't jump that high yet. I might get video of my trainer jumping.
    From what I was told the people who had him before his old owner (his first owner, I am his third) used him as their grand pre horse.
         
        07-29-2011, 02:33 AM
      #24
    Yearling
    Hmm... did you do a nice solid PPE on him? Grand Prix puts a lot of miles on a horse.
         
        07-29-2011, 02:36 AM
      #25
    Weanling
    I did everything my vet could do. I did the whole 9 yards haha.
    He passed with flying colors.
         
        07-29-2011, 12:00 PM
      #26
    Yearling
    FaBuLoUs!!! And the cool thing about warmbloods is that most of them can stay super competitive all the way up into their 20's. We have a Dutch import at our barn that is still doing the 3'6" jumpers at 18 years old. He LOOOOOOVES his job. So you have a ton of time with this guy to really put the buttons on however you want, and move up in the circuit if that's something you decide. Big congrats!
         
        07-29-2011, 12:07 PM
      #27
    Foal
    I also would just like to say LUCKY YOU!

    What a stunning Dutch Warmblood, you are sososo lucky!

    I hope you have a greeeeeat time with him!
         
        07-29-2011, 12:54 PM
      #28
    Super Moderator
    Very handsome horse....congrats!! I am looking forward to seeing MANY videos of you two together.

    Hopefully, the GP days of competition didn't produce such a jump drive that he will be hard to take into Hunter/EQ classes.
         
        07-29-2011, 01:16 PM
      #29
    Foal
    Congrats! He is a looker that's for sure! He looks pretty sturdy and has a kind look to him as well. I just got my new horse a month ago and know how you feel. Its one of the greatest feelings in the world. How does he ride? Like a dream, I imagine :)
         
        07-29-2011, 03:13 PM
      #30
    Weanling
    Oxer- That's awesome. I can't wait to just go play with him and take a lesson on him and all the fun stuff haha.
    Joe- Thank you :P
    Allison- Thank you, I'm not sure how great of a Hunter Horse he will make but we did really good in EQ and Jumpers at the show we went to. Oh and there will be a lot of videos :P
    Gifted- Yes he is sooo smooth and just awwwww haha
         

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