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post #1 of 10 Old 04-23-2010, 06:50 PM Thread Starter
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Hi from Italy


My name is Francesco and i'm from Italy, i have three equines: an Haflinger pony, an Italian draft horse, and a mule.

i joined this forum because almost no one rides mules here in Italy so there's very little knowledge here about saddle mules, luckily i can write and read english decently so here i am.
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post #2 of 10 Old 04-23-2010, 07:05 PM
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Hi Jimmyhaflinger! Welcome to horseforum!

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post #3 of 10 Old 04-23-2010, 07:41 PM
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Welcome! I think you just might be the first Italian! But I must say, I want to see pictures of yor equines!!!9
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post #4 of 10 Old 04-23-2010, 07:59 PM
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Hello! I hear Italy is very beautiflul, I am planning on living in Rome for a year or two when I am out of collage. Well, welcome and I can't wait to see pictures of your equines!

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post #5 of 10 Old 04-23-2010, 08:25 PM Thread Starter
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Italy has many good places for trail riding as long as you stay away from big cities, luckily i live in a really good spot (in Lunigiana, northern Tuscany) with a maze of riverside and hill trails.

anyway, here's a pic of my "team", from left to right: Jimmy, 22 years old Haflinger gelding, Lampo, 34 years old Italian Draft gelding (still healthy, strong and rideable) and Nerone, a sweet gentle 5 years old john mule.

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post #6 of 10 Old 04-23-2010, 08:58 PM
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Hello Jimmyhaflinger! I believe I've seen you around on another forum as well - maybe horse.com? I'm jungle_cat there.

Love your horses - especially your haflinger! I have two and they are the best.

All I pay my psychiatrist is cost of feed and hay, and he'll listen to me any day!

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post #7 of 10 Old 04-23-2010, 09:05 PM
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34! Incredible looking for that old. Beautiful Haffie! I love Haflingers. I have one myself.
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post #8 of 10 Old 04-23-2010, 10:48 PM
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welcome to the forum. glad you joined us.
Beautiful picture of your herd. =)
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post #9 of 10 Old 04-23-2010, 11:16 PM
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Oh they're beautiful!!!!!!!

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post #10 of 10 Old 04-28-2010, 04:31 PM
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Hey Ciao bello ~ Jimmy gald to have ya !

Been to Italy myself a 100 times ! Palemro, Sicilia and of course SIG !

Spent a whole summer in Cagliari Sardengna !

Several times to Taranto,Rome,Liverno,Triesti and Pisa !

MORE times than I can remember to Napoli ~

Glad you are here Francesco

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