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post #11 of 14 Old 01-05-2013, 01:10 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks for all the compliments! He's my first Arab, and I'm absolutely in love with him. And I think he is with me, too, but he doesn't like to admit it haha.

Here's a picture from when he was younger. This is the picture that was posted on the website before I got him. Honestly, I completely skipped over him because of this picture. The last thing I wanted was a crazy long-necked halter horse! But, he's so much more than that, and I'm glad I gave him a second chance and actually went and looked at him <3

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post #12 of 14 Old 01-05-2013, 01:15 AM Thread Starter
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I love him. I think he'll make a cute little jumper, if he enjoys it.
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Haha funny you should say "if he enjoys it" - honestly, he's the most willing horse I've ever had. No, he's not going to go blind into something, but if he trusts you and you give him a moment to wrap his head around what's going on, then he goes for it. I've experimented with some low jumps before (not doing that again until I have a trainer) and he's willing to hop on over them. His willingness to give everything a good try and trust that you are going to take care of him is one of my favorite things about this horse :) So I think he'd do the same for jumping if I asked him to and showed him what I expected.
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post #13 of 14 Old 01-05-2013, 04:24 AM
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He's quite the looker without the winter woolies. I did say ouch when I saw the picture below him. Hopefully it was just a bad moment, but I doubt it is.
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post #14 of 14 Old 01-05-2013, 10:51 AM Thread Starter
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Yeah... That horse was sold the same week I got my boy though, so he's had a new rider for almost a year now
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