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        01-17-2011, 08:07 PM
      #1
    Yearling
    What do you think about this?

    I was looking through CL and came across this horse. He seems pretty cute from the pictures, though they are blurry. But if he is calm around all that and they say he has no vices, why does he need an intermediate rider?
    8 yr old spotted gray quarter horse 15.1 hands
         
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        01-17-2011, 08:12 PM
      #2
    Weanling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Gizmo    
    I was looking through CL and came across this horse. He seems pretty cute from the pictures, though they are blurry. But if he is calm around all that and they say he has no vices, why does he need an intermediate rider?
    8 yr old spotted gray quarter horse 15.1 hands
    He either has some issues, is not as broke as they imply or it's simply b/c he is young, which the ad states. A young horse really isnt best suited for a beginner, especially if the beginner doesn't have a trainer.
         
        01-17-2011, 08:52 PM
      #3
    Green Broke
    Agree with OneFastHorse. They actually recommend an experienced rider for him .
         
        01-17-2011, 09:02 PM
      #4
    Green Broke
    He might have alot of go or can be stubborn sometimes. I sold my old mare who was very calm & cuddly, excellent ground manners, bombproof, been-there-done-that and who I had led kids around on multiple times as well as rode double with very little children.
    On her own, she did like to toss her head & would get excited (she liked to run) though she was incredibly easy to control. This behavior could possibly spook a novice ride though, so I listed her for an intermediat+ rider just to be safe.

    As to this particular horse, you could always ask why they recommend him for an experienced rider. Overall I think he's a good looking horse.
         
        01-17-2011, 09:12 PM
      #5
    Weanling
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    Originally Posted by Walkamile    
    Agree with OneFastHorse. They actually recommend an experienced rider for him .
    I always recommend an experienced rider when it comes to young or green horses
         
        01-17-2011, 09:16 PM
      #6
    Green Broke
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    Originally Posted by OneFastHorse    
    I always recommend an experienced rider when it comes to young or green horses
    Totally agree with you.
         
        01-17-2011, 10:22 PM
      #7
    Banned
    Green+green=hospital.
         
        01-17-2011, 10:27 PM
      #8
    Weanling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Streakin    
    green+green=hospital.
    No, no, no. It's green + green = black and blue silly girl LOL
         
        01-17-2011, 10:29 PM
      #9
    Banned
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    Originally Posted by OneFastHorse    
    No, no, no. It's green + green = black and blue silly girl LOL
    ....then hospital
         
        01-17-2011, 10:32 PM
      #10
    Weanling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Streakin    
    ....then hospital
    well....yeah lol
         

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