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        08-30-2013, 10:04 AM
    Green Broke
    My crew are posted all over the place, but I will rarely turn down an opportunity to show them off again

    Hugo, 20 y/o thoroughbred gelding

    Fanta, 7 y/o Anglo Arab mare

    Romance, 13 y/o Standardbred mare

    Nippa, 8 y/o Shetland Pony gelding

    Flirt, 3 y/o Clydesdale x Holsteiner gelding

    And Phoenix, 11 y/o standardbred gelding

    smrobs, Jessabel, shaggy and 4 others like this.
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        08-30-2013, 10:08 AM
    Here's some of my crew, part 1. I've lost a couple this year so am now at the lowest number of horses on this farm in over 40 years (there are 8 that are mine & 4 that are boarded here)

    Going oldest to youngest.

    Jana, 26 yo QH mare

    Buttons, 24 yo QH mare
    Stubby, 21 yo QH/Quarter Pony gelding
    With my sister many moons ago

    With my peanut getting back into the swing of things for their small fry season next year
    Dynasty, 19 yo QH stallion (last living son of the horse my gpa started the farm with 50 years ago)
    Lacy, 12 (I think?) yo QH mare

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        08-30-2013, 10:13 AM
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    Originally Posted by 5Bijou5    
    I have been waiting for this for so long, I love bragging about my gelding

    This is Icarus. He is a QHx Belgian, and in my opinion is the most beautiful horse ever. I have a very limited history for him but I know he was a trail horse for a while and it is easy to tell he had no previous formal training. He is super, super sweet and would never endanger anyone out of his own will but he is a huge wimp and can be scared by everything and anything. I don't have any real plans for him, I am just trying to work on his basic training and balance right now.
    Wow lovely, he looks like a big haflinger.

    Here are two of mine, Woody the grey pony and Hattie my haflinger

    Hattie's daughter Gilda

    And the gang with my TB
        08-30-2013, 10:17 AM
    Part 2

    Woodstock, 7 yo QH gelding and all around pain in my butt


    Merit, 2 yo QH gelding
    As a wee guy
    Yearling fuglies
    Currently at 2
    Honor, yearling QH filly
    As a little brat
    Still as a little brat
    And yes, still a little brat
    Currently in the yearling fuglies and still a brat.
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        08-30-2013, 10:37 AM
    MH Foundation Quarters-You have BEAUTIFUL horses!!!
        08-30-2013, 10:53 AM
    Just one for me, this is Isabel, a 19-year old Morgan mare.

    She came from a nice breeding farm but didn't make the cut to stick around for their show or breeding string. From there, she lived most of her life with a family who had 8 kids and a couple of mini donks. Eventually the kids lost interest, so she was donated to a therapeutic riding program.

    She still likes kids, but hated the monotony of lead line lessons- she still had too much spunk for that and was too quick for unbalanced riders. Once it was clear she wasn't going to make it as a therapy horse, I started leasing her from the program- they decided they didn't want to keep her if she wasn't going to be useful to the program, so I bought her about a year and a half ago.

    Now we just putter around. She's my first horse and has been great in that role.

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        08-30-2013, 11:24 AM
    Time to add some color to this thread!

    Stryder (Rolling River Blue) my loud, but gangly yearling gelding. He thinks he's hot stuff in the pasture, and might be spending a few days with a couple bossy mares to calm him down in the near future.


    Sammy (Shockability) my 3 year old (recently gelded) fewspot.

    The brown above is Pickle-pony, the lead in that herd (And Stryder's protector.)
        08-30-2013, 11:26 AM
    My two, Annie the mostly red mare. She's my diva and my queen. She knows what I need when I need it, and though she has her mare days, she's the best partner I've ever had. Jumps, cows, trails, hunting, she's braver than a pissed off hog and smarter than a tack.

    And toby, the mostly white gelding. He's a recent rescue, I've only had him about three months. When I first started working with him nearly a year ago, he reared, bucked, bit, hated people. Between myself and a young teen, dispite his previous owner, he began to trust again. She decided to sell him, and I scooped him up no questions asked. He's a willing, if not confident partner, and enjoys being around people. Always the first to meet you in the pasture, hasnt reared in five months and is always in a good mood.
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        08-30-2013, 11:27 AM
    Originally Posted by HowClever    
    My crew are posted all over the place, but I will rarely turn down an opportunity to show them off again

    Hugo, 20 y/o thoroughbred gelding

    I can't believe how awesome this guy looks for 20! That big, strong back
        08-30-2013, 11:47 AM
    Originally Posted by LindyPhoebeRuby    
    MH Foundation Quarters-You have BEAUTIFUL horses!!!
    Thank you. I owe it to my grandpa for buying the last son of Poco Dell long before I came into the picture. They've bred true that's for sure. Love my old school bulldogs
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