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post #1 of 9 Old 10-12-2010, 07:11 PM Thread Starter
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Went to look at a potential purchase today!


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Do I look too big on him?

http://img232.imageshack.us/img232/8230/icesr.jpg

He was super sweet and mellow. He was in my pocket the whole time. He needed a lot of leg to pick up the canter, but he is out of shape and has pretty much just been sitting in the pasture for the past few years. He's about 7 or 8 years old. I rode him bareback for a little bit and he has the smoothest trot I've ever ridden. I love him!

Can I get some objective and honest critiques on him? We still have about 3 or 4 more horses to look at, but he is awesome and I really really like him.

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post #2 of 9 Old 10-12-2010, 07:16 PM
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Post the links to the pics.

He is gorgeous tho! But I can't see the one with u in it.
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post #3 of 9 Old 10-12-2010, 07:43 PM
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He is a pretty horse!

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post #4 of 9 Old 10-12-2010, 09:31 PM
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Wow beautiful horse. I love a good smooth trot! I think you are a good size for him, and i hope things work out!!
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post #5 of 9 Old 10-13-2010, 12:27 AM
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Nothing jumps out at me conformationally. He is beautiful--his coloring is absolutely phenomenal. He sounds like a great horse for you!

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post #6 of 9 Old 10-13-2010, 12:31 AM
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Now I see them! I tink you two look good together! Your legs will be slightly higher once wrapped around a saddle and in stirrups. I'd say he's the one!
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post #7 of 9 Old 10-13-2010, 12:37 AM
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wow, gorgeous! he's definitely a looker :)

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post #8 of 9 Old 10-13-2010, 01:31 PM
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Wow he is pretty.
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post #9 of 9 Old 10-15-2010, 10:02 AM
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is ths Ice? he is gorgeous haha you look great on him
haha sorry if that seems freaky but I just responded to your other thread and thought I should see if I could find Ice :)
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