This is a thread of photos for my amazing, oversized, snuggly, fluffy fur baby.
Oliver Sudden - "Ollie" - is my 14.1hh 2005 paint x Arabian gelding. He's playful, huggable, and really absolutely amazing to work with and just be around. We do a little bit of everything right now! We haven't shown much to date since he's still just a little greener than I'd like, but we've tried our hands at show jumping, hunters, dressage - and as of last weekend, even a little bit of cross country! I've been working with Olls since December 2009. For a year after that, I rode him in all my lessons, and part-leased him over the summer of 2010. Like any other team, we've had our crappy times, and there was one point where I almost gave up on him out of frustration with myself more than him. Thankfully, we worked through it, and on Christmas of 2010, he finally became mine. I love him to the sun and back again x 10, and I wouldn't trade him for the world. ♥
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As a reward for reading through all that, now you get to be assaulted with cuteness! Here I've posted a few of my favourite pictures of him.
Trying our hand at some cross country - and loving it!
Jumping 2'3 at a schooling show at the farm where we board.
Getting a BIG snuggle and a pat for a 3rd place ribbon out of almost 20 riders! He was pleased with himself, too.
All of these are from some clips of working on the flat at home!
Lately we've really been focusing on teaching him how to frame and developing his topline & strength. After being in lessons for awhile, he was too used to going around like a giraffe all the time! He's been doing wonderfully though, couldn't be happier with him!
That's an intro to my lovely love! More than likely, some more photos will come!
Hope you enjoyed!