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post #1 of 9 Old 08-22-2008, 06:25 PM Thread Starter
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Hi, I'm Alex, and I'm addicted to horse forums

Hey everyone!
I'm Alex, I'm turning 18 in a few weeks, and I live in California. I just sold my 16 year old appendix and bought a 6 year old Arab named Lady Blue. I've been riding since I was seven and Kismet the appendix was my first horse. I loved him and I wanted to keep him forever but reality made a rude visit and I realized I had to move on if I wanted my riding to go anywhere. He was an ex-police horse, absolutely bombproof, but not very energetic or enthusiastic.
My new horse is as far from lazy as you can get! She's spirited but sensible, and very sensitive and willing. She's greenbroke so I'm working with a trainer to turn her into a nice little hunter or lower level dressage horse. Despite her lack of experience she's quite the trail horse.
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post #2 of 9 Old 08-22-2008, 06:45 PM
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Hey, I'm Gracie and welcome!! You'll love this forum!! Its so great and everyone is sooo helpful. Hope you have fun. Your girl is soo pretty!
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post #3 of 9 Old 08-22-2008, 08:27 PM
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Hi Alex, welcome to the Horse Forum.
She is gorgeous! Have fun posting.

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post #4 of 9 Old 08-22-2008, 10:45 PM
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Welcome to the Horse Forum, Alex
Nice to meet you! :)

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post #5 of 9 Old 08-22-2008, 11:53 PM
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welcome, i live in cali too. :]
beautiful girl you have there!

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post #6 of 9 Old 08-23-2008, 11:16 PM Thread Starter
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Thank you guys! Nice to meet you all.
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post #7 of 9 Old 08-28-2008, 11:26 AM
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Welcome to the forum! Your horse is gorgeous.
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post #8 of 9 Old 09-02-2008, 07:48 AM
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your horse is lovely :)
welcome :)

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post #9 of 9 Old 09-03-2008, 04:12 AM
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I live in California and am new to this forum, too.

What a gorgeous chestnut! I hope the two of you have many wonderful years together.

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