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        04-16-2009, 06:43 AM
      #41
    Foal
    Hope you find a good horse,good luck
         
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        04-26-2009, 05:26 AM
      #42
    Foal
    Okay, I'm back to searching for a horse. We have everything figured pretty much. I'm allowed a horse on the condition I continue lessons. I'll be boarding it down the road at my friends house probably. If anyone wants to help me search just send me a message. I just can't thank everyone enough for all the help and support.
    -HRL
         
        04-27-2009, 08:47 AM
      #43
    Foal
    I would just like to add that I change my picture now, and in it is Candy Floss.
         
        04-28-2009, 04:00 AM
      #44
    Yearling
    Horses for Sale : Australian Pet Link Classifieds

    Good luck!
         
        04-28-2009, 08:16 AM
      #45
    Foal
    Thanks :)
         
        05-03-2009, 10:33 AM
      #46
    Foal
    Here's my short list. Some are too old, too young, ect, but they are all in the height range I want. Please give me some feedback on which horses you liked most, which you don't recommend to buy, etc.

    Copper


    Pacific View Embers

    Killinchy So **** Fine

    Quality Child's Pony


    Colour And Temperament


    Quiet Allrounder


    Tarcel Forget Me Not

    Rambo

    Croftcnoc Coriander

    Vancouver Park My Finale


    Kiayranda Rogue


    Lovely


    Super Galloway

    I have heaps more but I'm too lazy to get the links. I'll do it first thing tomorrow. Thanks
         
        05-03-2009, 10:53 AM
      #47
    Foal
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by HorseRiderLover    
    The thing is, I'm not really a beginner any more. I am capable of riding a horse that has only been ridden about 2 times before then given a two year break, and she's not that quiet. I can ride at all three paces and can do lead changes and can collect and am fully capable of caring for a horse. I've fallen off horses before, and of cause gotten straight back on. I don't think that's really begginner any more. XD
    I am not sure anyone is really saying you are a beginner rider but suggesting you get a horse around the age of 10. A horse/pony's personality can make major changes up until the age of 7-8 so a horse who is amazing at 4 can change. Also, alot of the links you put on are young, like 4 and that is really young to be jumping and such. The horse I just sold is 10 and has plenty of energy, drive, go and loves to be ridden. He truely loves his job and is amazing so I don't think 10 is a bad age. He can jump 4'6 yet go for a beginner. The horse I ride is 21 and I can tell you he has no lack of motivation or pace. So don't let age fool you, it depends on the horse.
         
        05-05-2009, 07:41 PM
      #48
    Yearling
    I think Copper or Super Galloway would suit you. The others are to young or are suited for more expreinced riders. Good luck!
         
        05-06-2009, 04:38 AM
      #49
    Foal
    So, we're not getting Copper but we rang up about another horse. She was sold. Then we rang up about Bentley. They haven't got back to us yet. Here's Bentley. Although it says great 2nd pony, that may only because they want someone who knows what they're doing and will do stuff with him not just walk around on lead line or something I'm assuming. Hopefully they'll ring us back.
         
        10-10-2009, 08:16 AM
      #50
    Green Broke
    Im getting my 1st horse soon and I have been riding for 10 years. You're lucky
         

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