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post #11 of 36 Old 09-22-2012, 01:31 PM
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post #12 of 36 Old 09-22-2012, 01:40 PM
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Woah...

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post #13 of 36 Old 09-22-2012, 05:53 PM
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Wow...sure hope this is a young horse on a growth spurt.

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post #14 of 36 Old 09-22-2012, 07:33 PM
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Better put a crupper on ANY saddle you put on that horse.
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post #15 of 36 Old 09-22-2012, 07:49 PM
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Yipes! I did think my horse was butt high, but now I see that I should be even more grateful for every 1/4" I watched her front end grow over the past year. On another note, I saw a horse out in a field once who was so unbelievably butt high, even more so than this guy, with a foal at its side. O.O

Is this your horse, OP? Nice pattern

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post #16 of 36 Old 09-22-2012, 08:10 PM
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I don't think it's quite as bad as the picture makes it look. It looks like the front hooves are down in a hole, but it's still pretty bad.


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Woah... if a horse ends up that butt high, can you still ride it?
Oh, yeah. The worst part is training them at the lope until they get some level of collection going. When you first start loping them and they're all strung out, you feel about like the Man from Snowy River loping down that really steep hill LOL.

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post #17 of 36 Old 09-23-2012, 11:30 AM
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Too bad, otherwise it's gorgeous.
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post #18 of 36 Old 09-23-2012, 12:07 PM Thread Starter
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I think it said that he is 3.

ETA: This horse belongs to a trainer in my town.

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post #19 of 36 Old 09-23-2012, 12:08 PM
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So its not your horse?

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post #20 of 36 Old 09-23-2012, 12:10 PM
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OMG so funny!!!!!on a sort of related topic. I went to google 'butt high horses' and since my school gives me a laptop... they block certain things.. and I guess that googling that.. Im looking for 'adult content!' MUAHAHAHAHA wow

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