Who should I buy?

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    View Poll Results: Who should I buy?
    Baby - 6 YO 17.2 Chestnut Thoroughbred Gelding - $15000 4 30.77%
    Cat - 10 YO 16.2 Gray Thoroughbred Gelding - $15000 5 38.46%
    Clover Mountain - 6 YO 15.3 Bay Thoroughbred Mare - $4500 3 23.08%
    Flagmounts Dancer - 6 YO 16.3 Chestnut Irish Draught Mare - $13000 1 7.69%
    Voters: 13. You may not vote on this poll

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        05-11-2008, 01:00 AM
    Who should I buy?

    Well I'm looking for a horse, again. My mare, Paris, can no longer take me to the higher level jumping classes and now I'm looking for a horse. :) I'm looking for a horse that has loads of potential but hasn't done much. I want him/her taller than 15.3, older than 4 and younger than 10.

    Here are a few horses I'm interested in... Tell me what you think! :)

    Baby - 6 YO 17.2 Chestnut Thoroughbred Gelding - $15000

    Things I like -

    An amazing personality!
    Fun ride!
    Wins everything!
    And I've fallen in love with him... He is an amazing horse!
    The owner is very negotiable..

    Things I don't like -

    He roars and has had strangles.

    Cat - 10 YO 16.2 Gray Thoroughbred Gelding - $15000

    Things I like -


    Things I don't like -
    His age - getting a little old.
    Too expensive for me.

    Flagmounts Dancer - 6 YO 16.3 Chestnut Irish Draught Mare - $13000

    Things I like -

    Breeding - (famous jumping ancestors.)

    Things I don't like -

    Nothing done with her
    Might be pregnant.
    A little too expensive for not having done anything.
    Nothing done with her.

    Clover Mountain - 6 YO 15.3 Bay Thoroughbred Mare - $4500

    Things I like -

    Shows potential to jump.
    A lot of chrome - Pretty!

    Things I don't like -

    I don't know how high she'll get in the jumpers.
    Her height - ( a little short for me. )
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        05-11-2008, 04:38 PM
    Horse 1 - "Baby"

    He is cute, but I really odn't like the fact that they're jumping him so high at such a young age - could lead to problems down the road. I would seriously give him a pass.

    Horse 2 - "Cat"

    I like him, and 10 is not old at all. He's mature and can handle tougher training.

    Horse 3 - "Dancer"
    They sure didn't put much effort into that picture did they? Honestly, if you're selling a horse for that much money, there should be a decent picture. The mare "might be" pregnant? The mare owner should get an u/s done to determine that.
    I would want to see better pictures, you can't tell anything from this one.

    Horse 4 - "Clover"

    Although not a great picture, I really like her... a lot. She needs some weight. The only thing about her is her height - it's not very marketable.
        05-11-2008, 09:11 PM
    I really like Cat the most. ;)
        05-12-2008, 05:14 PM
    I agree with JD but I love baby.
        05-13-2008, 09:44 AM
    Green Broke
    I agree with JDI on the age thing about Baby, but I like him the best

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