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So I am sort of pursuing this new interest in drafts under saddle... I'm curious, perhaps there's a thread I've missed - is there somewhere on the forums I can find photos of drafts under saddle? I never really thought it was that popular and had never really considered it before...

I'm not sure, perhaps you fans can help me out...if there's no other threads, please post your pics!!! Maybe you can reign me over to the dark side... :wink:
 

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I don't actually have any pictures. I don't actually even own a draft. But, I have one in for training. He's an idiot. Nothing having a 2000 pound animal run you over cause he's scared of his freaking shadow. LOL
One heck of a mover though. He's gorgeous to look at.
 

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Dang! I just got back from a lesson where I rode a Percheron mare... I'm kicking myself for not taking pictures. I have been wanting to for weeks, and here stands someone who actually needs them!

I will say that drafts are just like any other horses under saddle. They are somewhat limited when it comes to endurence (no twenty mile canters for these guys!) and heat toleration (at least the Percheron I ride is), but they are great to work with. Good horses; I've found they aren't the sharpest crayons in the box, but still an absolute joy.

Plus, riding such big horses makes your butt look smaller! :D
 

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haha! that kid is like a pimple on her back!

beautiful mare though
 
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I went through that thread but there were only a few under saddle! There was one "horse profile" that I clicked on the other day of a BEAUTIFUL draft with a saddle on, and the girl was standing on the road holding his/her reins. They were both looking the other way. It was one of the nicest photos I've seen in a long time! Does anyone know who I'm talking about?
 

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My guy is 3/4 draft and we ride him just like any other horse, just need bigger tack! I'm 5' 9" just for perspective!



My daughter riding him:


Next to a 15 hand mare!


Doing dressage :)
 

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I LOVE this thread :) I have a few... I'm getting my Clydesdale back from the her trainer tomorrow after two long months of her being gone. She was being broke to ride. My girl is the sabino clydesdale toward the end...with her trainer. The rest are shires. Sorry, I tend to cut people out of my photos :}
















 

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Here are some picts of Duke (and Hunter when we used to pony him). I miss this guy, he is such an awesome horse.

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This is him and my friend on her Fresian. Boy did Duke act like the stud that day. Was NOT going to be outshone by Dante. lol

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Hmmm this was the cows, he didn't like the cows lol
 

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Thanks! I was hoping you would see 'em :) two more hours until I pick her up from the trainer! Longest two hours of my LIFE. :lol:
Yay!!! New pictures of Tenacity (and under saddle no less) :D. She is really growing up to be a stunning girl.
 

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^ I love your mare! Before I found my boy I was seriously considering finding a Clyde broke to ride.

I still want to some day!
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