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Gallop On 12-28-2012 11:45 AM

The newest herd addition - Monster pony
 
So... its a long story, but I ended up with a friends horse, to do some training on her such as lunging, learning how to canter under saddle, woahing, backing, softening and a few other things. She is a good horse in general, although riding her with other horses is hell. Her owner doesnt have the softest hands, and her mouth is hard as a rock, she walks quite literally 1000 milles an hour, and is spooky of about everything. When she first arrived, Rusty (the bay) was not thrilled... Usually the lowest man on the totem pole he actually took charge of her... Poor baby got kicked a few times when he got overly arrogant with her. But now they get along pretty well as long as it doesnt involve people in the mix. Taz has liked her from the beggining. But since she has been in their pasture, they have became like two peas in a pod, more so than ever.

The two peas in a pod...
http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/...g?t=1356707515

First time with her in their pasture. Smelling...
http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/...g?t=1355709723

First time riding her. Her first time riding English, also!
http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/...g?t=1355790261

Riding her... Sorry the quality is so horrible, its a video still >.<
http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/...g?t=1356709107

The next day I went out to catch her... And, I literally was walking around the pasture for 2 hours trying to catch her, until I decided that this wasnt working so I got on the four wheeler and chased her around abit. I got off every so often to see if she had a change of heart, and Bella, dripping with sweat, and tired, ran up to me <3 She hasnt run from me in the pasture since. I decided when she was running around the pasture that I might as well get some photos...

Haha, her neck and head look so massive in this picture
http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/...g?t=1356707659

http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/...g?t=1356707632

http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/...g?t=1356707720

The three muskateers...
http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/...g?t=1356707686

Rustys general attitude to her
http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/...g?t=1356707742

http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/...g?t=1356707789

Gallop On 12-28-2012 11:45 AM

While Bella is running around the pasture...
http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/...g?t=1356707822

http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/...g?t=1356707837

http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/...g?t=1356707809

Finally caught the evil munchkin...
http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/...g?t=1356707867

I havent had a mane to play with forever, since I roached Rustys mane, and Taz just doesnt have a mane, so I was in heaven
http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/...g?t=1356707898

And then... On Monday I went riding, in a T shirt. Tuesday brought rain, and a steady drop in temperature, then a ice storm hit, then snow... Then, Wednesday had nearly a foot of snow.

Rusty Smurf <3
http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/...g?t=1356707955

I only have two blankets, for Taz and Rusty... Poor babe had to go without :(
http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/...g?t=1356707937

I love his muzzle <3
http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/...g?t=1356707970

Me and my first and favourite love.
http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/...g?t=1356707978

Sorry for the picture overload...

Kayella 12-28-2012 12:00 PM

Rusty!! <3 Can I just say that Taz's tail, or lack thereof , is pathetic? :lol: The mare is gorgeous, though. Obviously, I have a soft spot for buckskins hehe

Fulford15 12-28-2012 12:18 PM

Gorgeous horses!! Have fun with the new one!!
Love the original "appy tail" hehe :wink:

Gallop On 12-28-2012 09:04 PM

Haha, thanks guys :). And Tazs tail IS pathetic, no denying that xD Poor babe has a hard time in the summer with flies.

alexis rose 12-29-2012 04:32 AM

Loved the pictures! My Shadow has the same pathetic tail. :-)

Herdof2 12-29-2012 08:24 AM

Omg come braid for me!!! Lol, great pics

VanillaBean 12-31-2012 11:00 AM

Ahh! Bella is so prettyful! I am going to steal her. You have the most beautiful little herd going on there. I LOVE the last picture of you and Rusty, too...adorable :)

Stichy 02-16-2013 03:30 AM

Is it just me....or does Taz's snip look like he's flipping someone off? Lol

Stichy 02-16-2013 03:31 AM

Oops, I meant Rusty...I was thinking about Taz's cuteness :3


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