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Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: South East Texas
I think he's a lovely prospect, although I know very little about the jumping circuit. His ground work is impressive for only five months of training, and he looks to be well built. Nice, clean movement, and good form. Love the fact that they've already started him with ditches and water, as those tend to make or break a lot of horses. I also like that he appears to be wearing a snaffle. A few things that I noticed however, was that he seems to rush quite a few of the fences. This could be rider error, but it's still something he would need to work through. He also seems to get a little bumpy when he nears a fence, drawing his head up and shaking it, and overjumped a few rails from 3:30-4:00. Ofcourse, all of this can be corrected, and is rather normal to see in a young one. Still, you would surely have to address it before going into a higher level.
Do I think he's worth 3,000? No. Not in this economy. In Texas you could get $2,000 to 2,500 for him tops. If you're confident in your riding and schooling skills though, and you're willing to work with a trainer, I'd say go atleast try him out! He seems lovely.
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