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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, 02:00 AM
  #1
Foal
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
http://equine.com/horses-for-sale/horse-ad-545511.aspx

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
http://pleasurehorse.equine.com/hors...spx?lid=563020

Things I like -

Everything!

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
http://www.equinenow.com/horse-ad-85835

Things I like -

Height
Breed
Age
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
http://www.equinenow.com/horse-ad-85839

Things I like -

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

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, 05:38 PM
  #2
Showing
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, 10:11 PM
  #3
Showing
I really like Cat the most. ;)
     
    05-12-2008, 06:14 PM
  #4
Foal
I agree with JD but I love baby.
     
    05-13-2008, 10:44 AM
  #5
Green Broke
I agree with JDI on the age thing about Baby, but I like him the best
     



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