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post #1 of 15 Old 02-06-2012, 11:17 PM Thread Starter
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New Saddlebred

I am very excited! A couple of days ago i put a deposit on an American Saddlebred mare and I will be picking her up this weekend. Not being too familiar with the breed i was wondering if anyone had some information or good tips on them. I have an Arabian and a Quarter Horse and this mare is probably the size of the two of them put together. She is a big girl!
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post #2 of 15 Old 02-06-2012, 11:30 PM
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I grew up on a saddle bred and got away from horses a while and recently bought a quarter horse. He is a great horse but he always felt strange to ride. My wife loved him so much I pretty much gave him to her. I got a saddle bred right after and all is right with the world again! They are so great to ride! I can stay on my saddle bred all day! For the most part they are generally fairly calm but mine is all go! I like most all horses but saddle breeds are #1 in my book. Great all purpose riders.
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post #3 of 15 Old 02-07-2012, 12:30 AM
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I am on my phone but I will post more when I gt home! Congrats on getting the best breed on the planet. I live for Saddlebreds.
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post #4 of 15 Old 02-09-2012, 09:59 AM Thread Starter
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My baby girl is coming home Friday! I can't wait. I have attached a picture of her with her previous owner riding Western. She goes both English and Western and has been shown successfully, I am thinking about showing her this summer English. She is registered with both the saddlebred association and as a pinto.
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post #5 of 15 Old 02-09-2012, 10:01 AM
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Very pretty! Very happy for you, more photos!!
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post #6 of 15 Old 02-09-2012, 10:11 AM
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Congrats! Look forward to more pics!!
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post #7 of 15 Old 02-09-2012, 02:20 PM
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Very nice mare how tall is she?

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post #8 of 15 Old 02-09-2012, 02:28 PM
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Pretty horse, looks tall, hope to see more pics soon.
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post #9 of 15 Old 02-09-2012, 02:42 PM
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I don't know much about just saddlebreds but I have two arab/saddlebreds and i think they are the best. They carry themselves beautifully and have great personalities. :)
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post #10 of 15 Old 03-27-2014, 09:21 PM
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Seems like a very nice horse. Just remember if you are nervous about riding a saddlebred they will be nervous, not saying you will be and you probably won't though I think that a lot of saddlebreds act flighty because the people riding them are acting flighty and scared.
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