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Pros & Cons of having a horse with flaws

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    01-25-2012, 10:45 AM
Pros & cons of horses with flaws are the same thing for me. Fixing the flaws. Frustrating sometimes to work through some things but rewarding once you do.
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    01-25-2012, 10:48 AM
Originally Posted by gingerscout    
dont mean to sound weird.. but doesent every horse have at least one flaw... I don't think there is a such thing as a perfect horse
Yep! Just as people do!
    01-26-2012, 04:40 PM
Originally Posted by Skyseternalangel    
What do you mean?
By "flaws" I don't consider rough trot-to-canter transitions and alike (those are just training issues or horse's limitations). By "flaws" I mean rearing, bucking, running away from you in field, trying to invade the space, hard to bridle, hard to catch, one-person horse, etc. Because if it comes to emergency or the situation when you are forced to sell the horse you'll be in big trouble. So yes, I'd want my horses to be as "flaw-less" as possible for my own sake and the sake of people who have to deal with them.
    01-26-2012, 04:51 PM
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You have a valuable point there, Val.
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    01-26-2012, 05:03 PM
That makes sense, Kitten_Val :)
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