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post #11 of 22 Old 07-26-2012, 01:39 PM
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It is a amazing story re: the fire and recovery.

But he isn't the first TB to be pulled off the meat truck to head to the Olympics. Some have even won gold.....
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post #12 of 22 Old 07-26-2012, 01:50 PM
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Great story~! And the bonus is that man is some eye candy!
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post #13 of 22 Old 07-26-2012, 01:53 PM
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Great video! If War Horse didn't break me, I'm not surprised this one didn't either
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post #14 of 22 Old 07-26-2012, 05:03 PM
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It was a touching story, but I didn't cry. Glad he got that horse out of the fire! Many more aren't so lucky.
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post #15 of 22 Old 07-26-2012, 06:29 PM
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12 is nowhere near past his prime! infact he is well and truely IN his prime. I would hazard to guess tht the vast majority of olympic horses are at least 10
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post #16 of 22 Old 07-26-2012, 07:03 PM
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Tearied eyed at work after reading about him. Amazing & awe inspiring.
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This makes me want to cry... so beautiful and so amazing!
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post #18 of 22 Old 07-26-2012, 07:19 PM
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im guessing they meant well past his racing prime

but this is awesome.

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post #19 of 22 Old 07-26-2012, 07:22 PM
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Tiny, im with you. That is one sexy blue eyed dream. Yum. *sigh*
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post #20 of 22 Old 07-26-2012, 07:59 PM
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Sadly there is no chance with the eye candy, his wife is rather beautiful and a very serious rider herself.

Boyd & Silva Martin

Besides if there was a chance, I get first dibs as he's only up the road from me.
Although he does jumping lessons for a very reasonable $100 an hour. When I get a trailer I plan to travel to him once in a while for a lesson.
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