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post #1 of 8 Old 08-31-2013, 05:16 PM Thread Starter
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Talking Hello, new here!

Hello, I am a brand new member here and would like to say hello!

I live in England with my 2 year old appaloosa gelding - Ben. He's my cheeky little dude who will hopefully become a great all rounder for me to try a bit of everything on.

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So......hi! I would love to know who everyone is, what horses they have (especially any appy owners out there!) and what they do with them??
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post #2 of 8 Old 08-31-2013, 05:18 PM
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Welcome from all our Paints in NC! You have a great looking guy.
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post #3 of 8 Old 08-31-2013, 05:26 PM
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Welcome to the forum MrBen! What a gorgeous fella you have there. Looking forward to seeing more pictures and hearing about your adventures! :)

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post #4 of 8 Old 08-31-2013, 05:42 PM
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He is stunning! Is he full appy or appy Thbd cross?
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post #5 of 8 Old 08-31-2013, 05:49 PM
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Welcome, he sure is a looker. I second Tiny, he looks like he has some TB in him. I used to own an App/TB and we did hunter. I also live in England but I am currently in Canada for a couple months.
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post #6 of 8 Old 08-31-2013, 05:52 PM Thread Starter
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He is stunning! Is he full appy or appy Thbd cross?


Hi everyone! Thanks for the lovely comments, I will pass them on to Ben!

He is 3/4 appaloosa and 1/4 I'm not too sure..... I have been told the 1/4 (his grand-dam) was a cob and then a dales pony....so not 100% to be perfectly honest!

He does seem to have quite a bit of thoroughbred further back in his bloodlines, so maybe he's a bit of a throwback genetics wise....
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post #7 of 8 Old 08-31-2013, 06:13 PM
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He's lovely!

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post #8 of 8 Old 09-01-2013, 05:06 AM
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Welcome to the forum!! Ben is gorgeous! My neighbor's granddaughter has an appy gelding that I help look after, his name is Playboy.

Being horseless is the pits!!
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