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        07-22-2008, 12:56 PM
      #11
    Foal
    THat's a really hard decision to make but it sounds like the right one!!! I've been around horses my whole life and have a 5 year old that i'm training. She is testing every limit I've got and I don't feel like I"m going to be able to train her either. So I completely know where you are coming from!!! I'm sure you will find the right horse!! Hopefully before you decide to get out of horses!!! Yikes!
         
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        07-22-2008, 05:18 PM
      #12
    Green Broke
    That's cool! So Tom's keeping Vega now then? And he's letting you get a new horse?

    Wow, you scored yourself a great guy! Keep us updated! Can't wait to see the adds of your "could-be" horses
         
        07-22-2008, 06:20 PM
      #13
    Showing
    This might sound bad because of what you have just gone thru but I will bring it up anyways. Since you can keep your mare, would you consider getting a foal? Do you think that could be an option for your situation?
    They require regular lessons over a much longer period of time. Only you would know if it's something that could work.

    I did it after dealing with a problem horse which I trained and resold (for good money *cough*cough*) and now doing it again with 3 yearlings which except for one I have owned them since they were 5 months old

    The bond I have with 2 that are with me is beyond words and even tho they do require regular short term lessons one on one, raising them when done properly is quite pleasant and they turn out the way you want them. I will say now tho, when it comes down to breaking and teaching them the basics under saddle, they will be trained by the trainer.

    What kind of horse are you wanting to get? A QH? Can I maybe entice you with some PMU foals? I think they would be in your price range. Some gorgeous sport horse foals. I will pm you.
         
        07-22-2008, 06:29 PM
      #14
    Green Broke
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by My2Geldings

    What kind of horse are you wanting to get? A qh? Can I maybe entice you with some PMU foals? I think they would be in your price range. Some gorgeous sport horse foals. I will pm you.
    haha, that made me laugh! Meet M2G the amazing horse sales woman! By now and get free hay for life! Call now and she'll make you an UNBEATABLE deal!

    I love you M2G
         
        07-22-2008, 06:37 PM
      #15
    Showing
    Hahaha that's right! Sshhhhh, I'm actually trying to convince her to go for a draft or draft cross with her new horse
         
        07-22-2008, 07:02 PM
      #16
    Green Broke
    ^^^^ hahaha, why does that not surprise me? I LOVE drafts though
         
        07-22-2008, 07:12 PM
      #17
    Showing
    I am guilty
         
        07-22-2008, 07:28 PM
      #18
    Trained
    I'd prefer something older.. like between 6-10 years but am willing to go to 12 with the right horse.

    3k is my absolute limit, so something under that would be even better

    I actually saw an ad for a paint draft cross, he was gorgeous, but his sale was pending :( So a draft cross is definitely an option. A quarter horse, paint, or anything really. I'd like it to be 15.2+, preferablly 16+ if I can get it.

    I just want a horse that I don't have to battle with and wonder what monster she'll spook at next.

    And defintely a gelding! I much rather deal with cleaning sheaths than a mare.

    I'll think of more, but that's basically my list for now.
         
        07-22-2008, 07:31 PM
      #19
    Green Broke
    New Jersey is smallish right? Sooo, if I find you some possible horses that are in NJ they might work? :)

    I want to do a horse search, please, please, please!
         
        07-22-2008, 07:53 PM
      #20
    Trained
    I don't want to travel too far to see the horse, or to get it trailered, and with the price of gas, the closer the better.

    My zip is 07821

    Please do a horse search for me... I have refined my search and I only have 4.. one of which I don't know the price and the rest are over my limit but I figure I could always ask them if they'd come down to 3k.. so I guess when you search, search up to 4500.

    Thanks so much! :)
         

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