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        09-04-2009, 11:57 PM
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    Showing
    Rode John again........FINALLY!!!

    I finally rode John again today after a long break. His last ride was sometime in February. I think this makes a total of somewhere around 6 rides ever.

    Anyway, starting off with some pix.
















    And now the video...... DUN, DUN, DUH..... He still needs a LOT of work.
    Sorry the first one is really long.
         
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        09-05-2009, 12:03 AM
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    Yearling
    I LOVE the pics! John looks like such a sweet guy! No wonder you're so proud of him, I would be too!
         
        09-05-2009, 11:27 AM
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    Weanling
    THAT is the MOST AWESOME horse. What an incredible-looking trot. Nothing quite like a Percheron.
         
        09-05-2009, 11:36 AM
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    Showing
    Haha, thanks. I make his trot look so much better than it is. I CANNOT sit it and I feel a little out of control when he is trotting because it is so big that it kinda throws me around. It sure is pretty to watch though. *ssshhhh, I like his lope so much better. It is long and flat* LOL.
         
        09-05-2009, 11:45 AM
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    Green Broke
    He is beautiful! How tall is he?
         
        09-05-2009, 11:50 AM
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    Showing
    I sticked him last night and he is 18 hands even. O.O I have to have help to get on since he won't stand for mounting just yet.
         
        09-05-2009, 12:44 PM
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    Weanling
    He is just lovely!
         
        09-05-2009, 12:56 PM
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    Green Broke
    You should get a video of you loping him. I bet its amazing!
         
        09-05-2009, 02:38 PM
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    Showing
    ^^ I will one of these days. He doesn't quite follow his head like I would like near the house (typical colt "I know you want me to go that way but I wanna go this way so I will bend my neck but continue to travel the other way and hope you won't notice" LOL) The only time I lope him is on the straight flats of a pasture. At that speed, circles and hills are far too hard on him and make me nervous because he is so clumsy.
         
        09-05-2009, 07:54 PM
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    Yearling
    Smrobs,

    John is sooo cool. I just love the tiny snip at the end of his nose! You too look so cute together! I bet once you have more time on him you will see and feel a difference in his trot.
    Can't wait to see him after you two get more rides in. Too bad I did not live closer to you, it would be so awesome to take his photograph and try to do something fun with it in photoshop. Or even to paint him!
    HP
         

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