I just wanted to say- you would have been better off using a snaffle. A pelham really doesn't give you any more control in my opinion, less in fact at times because you don't have the real ablility to direct rein. In a green horse I will always use a french link or my copper full cheek snaffle just because I can direct rein and turn the horse better until they learn leg commands.
This little guy is going to make a person a very nice horse. Wish I had the money, I'd adopt him myself and ship him here! =) He is gorgeous and a nice mover even though he is obviously swollen up from the gelding.