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post #11 of 45 Old 11-03-2012, 07:21 PM
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Now that is a cute pic!

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post #12 of 45 Old 11-03-2012, 07:27 PM
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bsms - I am in love with your daughter's gelding!! He is too cute!

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post #13 of 45 Old 11-03-2012, 07:57 PM
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I like 'em all. =P
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post #14 of 45 Old 11-03-2012, 08:41 PM
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I've only met one mare who I adored, would have loved to have taken her home, but she was a fence wrecker and hated viciously other horses. She was a love bug with me though. I love my geldings. In life, I always had more boy "friends" than girl "friends" too....
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post #15 of 45 Old 11-03-2012, 08:56 PM
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My favorite Horse is a Mare





Her name is Angel


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post #16 of 45 Old 11-03-2012, 09:01 PM
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Well, I'm a guy and have 4 wonderful mares that I wouldn't trade for anything.

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post #17 of 45 Old 11-03-2012, 09:02 PM
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Wow, southerntrails, she is gorgeous!
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post #18 of 45 Old 11-03-2012, 10:26 PM
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I know some guys that prefer mares. I, personally, don't. I find it easier to deal with geldings and studs, even if the mare is sweet as pie. It just takes that one moment of refusal, you can push a gelding through it, but in my experience, you would have to fight a mare through the same ordeal.

Mares are witches. Even the sweet ones have a hidden witch to them. And I say that having never been bucked by a mare. I've been bucked, crow hopped, and dumped by geldings. But only a mare has ever outright fought me and refused to move forward for me. Ill take bucking over running backwards any day. :)

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post #19 of 45 Old 11-03-2012, 10:39 PM
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Well, see I like mares exactly for their spark and personality. I find that these easy going geldings everyone lauds are boring and not really my speed. Course I am a girl too, and have no problem proving that I am the "lead mare" and my way is the only way and that I can be trusted to lead. Studs are another challenge all together, and are exciting in their own way. I suppose it doesn't matter too terrible much, but most of my favorite horses/ponies have been mares.
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post #20 of 45 Old 11-03-2012, 10:51 PM
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Really??

When I bought my horse Faith, her breeder, Joe Goodenow, was a total mare lover. He said he preferred mares over geldings because they cared more and they would try harder.

I love mares for the same reason.

However everybody I know do not really like mares....At my barn that I'm currently at has about......25ish horses I think...? Out of those horses there are only 4 mares (well 3 mares 1 filly).

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