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[RC] Choosing Btwn Horses - Decision Made! - Aaron Turnage


Thank you to everyone who replied to my question of
possibly getting a new horse.  A few people did
suggest I puchase the new one and keep my current
horse but I just can do that.  My husband would kill
me (yes, literally I believe) and my son is only 2 yrs
old so not quite old enough to sell on the "market"
yet.  =)

I have decided to keep my current much loved boy
Sinatra (my pinto).  This horse really has my heart
and I just can't really imagine parting with him right
now.  He has already proven himself to be a reliable
50 mile horse and I believe will also have the
potential to do 100's.  I "think" he will not be a
top-ten horse because his easy working gaits are not
overly fast, but he is very consistent.  But I have
not allowed him to truely go as fast as he wants to at
a ride.  He's only 6 and in his second season; he
doesn't need to be going fast at this point.

Plus this horse has just the BEST personality.  He can
be a bit "naughty" at times (like when he tries to
unload me by bucking at 35 miles into a ride), but he
is also one of the sweetest boys.  And he thinks he's
a big dog.  He begs for treats and plays with sticks. 
I should teach him how to fetch!  =)

So thanks again to everyone, hope to see you on the
trail.  You can't miss us!  Chestnut overo pinto with
two blue eyes.  Our picture is on the Ridecamp Stories
Link "Riding with the Big Boys - My First 50".

Crysta and Sinatra

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