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post #1 of 13 Old 02-28-2009, 08:29 PM Thread Starter
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Potential Buy?!?

Okay I don't NEED another horse but I sure do WANT one!

Ever since purchasing Calypso from Kelly I have fallen in love with Clydesdales!!!

I found this mare and I would love some opinions on her!

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post #2 of 13 Old 02-28-2009, 08:35 PM
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Oh gosh! I have a thing for draft breeds... they just look so darn powerful. The only thing I don't like about her is her pretty short neck... and she MIGHT have sloping pasterns, I can't see with all the pretty feathers!

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post #3 of 13 Old 02-28-2009, 09:31 PM
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Ummmm... I want!!

I have nothing to say as far as a critique...


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post #4 of 13 Old 03-01-2009, 07:46 PM Thread Starter
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Noone else has anything to say?

Thanks Allie and Mayfield for the comments!
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post #5 of 13 Old 03-01-2009, 08:11 PM
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she's gorgeous...i saw her on equinenow.com they said she can be a little hard to catch and trim....i think my next horse will be a draft.

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post #6 of 13 Old 03-01-2009, 08:30 PM Thread Starter
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That is also what they have told me as well. She is a bit shy but once you catch her she is good. And she has only ever been trimmed while in a a squeeze.
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post #7 of 13 Old 03-02-2009, 01:55 PM
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She is definitely a looker. The only thing that jumps out at me is that the bones in her legs seem to be really small considering her bulky size. She hasn't been taught to stand for the farrier? :/ Eh, that is not cool. Are you looking at her just as a pretty horse in the pasture or are you wanting to ride/drive her? Is she broke or just a brood mare? I love horses, but I personally wouldn't want one that I couldn't use for anything except to look at (unless they were really old).

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I don't like his short legs and plump bodym or his mane really. But that is my opiunion.
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post #9 of 13 Old 03-02-2009, 05:40 PM
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Don't buy sight unseen! Been there, done that, got bitten real bad not once or twice, 4 times! I now buy all my horses after I have seen them studied my video's and have taken a friend with me, even a non horsey friend! I like a good nature and good confromation!

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post #10 of 13 Old 03-02-2009, 05:41 PM
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PS by the foal, natural jumping ability in that one! Ha ha ha!
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