I have now owned Hattie the Haflinger for 3 years.

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I have now owned Hattie the Haflinger for 3 years.

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        09-15-2013, 11:37 AM
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    I have now owned Hattie the Haflinger for 3 years.

    A year yesterday I set off to collect Hattie and Gilda, a mare and foal I had only met twice and had never touched or handled. Gilda at 5 months was just a baby so pretty straight forward but her 5 year old mum was totally unknown and could have been a nightmare...but she turned out to be an angel

    Two months before I collected her

    On arrival

    And a year later

    The following year we did this
    Sept ‘11
    We went out to a training meet with the bloodhounds and she behaved as if she’d been a million times

    Oct ‘11
    The Opening Meet was great fun.

    January ‘12
    Gilda filled out and lost some of the yearling uglies.

    June ‘12 - at Mum's camp.

    July ‘12
    So many photos in July , that I like, but here are a few :)
    Hattie learns to lead the way

    Then this last year...

    And this

    And had our first first

    And our first SJ competition

    And a friend got her to do this

    And with another friend...

    And we recently tried a few steps of medium trot

    And baby Gilda did this

    And today Hattie got a 4th in the 2' SJ class at my local club and just had a pole down in the 2'3 but she seemed to really enjoy it. I love my haffies and I'm so chuffed with them.
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        09-15-2013, 03:59 PM
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    Hattie is such a talented, good looking little mare. Its so obvious that she loves to please in those pictures. She's very lucky to have fallen into your hands!
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        09-15-2013, 08:53 PM
    Wow. She's even looks like an angel! She is so beautiful and has come such a long ay since you got her. It always makes me happy to see success stories like this! Good luck to you, Hattie and Gilda in the years to come!
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        09-15-2013, 09:02 PM
    You're so lucky!!! What a great horse!!
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        09-16-2013, 12:26 AM
    I love Hattie!
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        09-16-2013, 01:45 AM
    Hattie is lovely, but Gilda is a star in the making
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        09-16-2013, 01:51 AM
    Originally Posted by Endiku    
    Hattie is such a talented, good looking little mare. Its so obvious that she loves to please in those pictures. She's very lucky to have fallen into your hands!

    I was going to pen something, but Endiku said it all.
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        09-16-2013, 03:41 AM
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    Thank you all so much, I know it is a rather self indulgent thread, but I'm so proud of my little horse (and her daughter) and I have been truly amazed at how versatile and quick to learn they are as a breed

    First time ever team chasing in two weeks!!! Hopefully there will be photos for a report on how we get on.
        09-16-2013, 02:04 PM
    And, proud you should be!! My goodness, Bravo!

    I got a haffie to keep my "angel" company. Once I got past the little haffie's rather intrusive personality, she matter of factly demonstrated her intelligence and I find her a real joy. They are different, that is for sure.
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        09-16-2013, 04:53 PM
    STUNNING girl :).
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