The OTT horse

Discussion in 'Problem Horses' started by EVP, Sep 16, 2010.

  1. sherridin

    sherridin Well-known Member

    Are you talking about Sub Zero?? Won the Melbourne Cup in 92.
     
  2. sherridin

    sherridin Well-known Member


    Me Too!! life would be sweet!
     
  3. Horseagilitywa

    Horseagilitywa Well-known Member

    Maybe... I thought it was a kiwi horse... I remember one as a kid, unless he raced over there.
     
  4. EVP

    EVP Gold Member

    Subbie was my favourite horse and I watched him race and then got to see him once as he became a Clerk of the Course horse. He loved carrots and apparently the Goveror General used to love taking a carrot with him whenever he did an official thing at the race course.
     
  5. Mod 5

    Mod 5 Moderator

    I have had to remove the last two posts... no bickering please or i will have to lock!
     
  6. Sim

    Sim Well-known Member

    Oh bugger, I always miss the good stuff:p:p
     
  7. Tempo

    Tempo Well-known Member

    LOVE Kentucky Horse Park! We lived a couple of hours north of there and went a few times just to drool over the grounds and facilities!! :D
     
  8. EVP

    EVP Gold Member

    Did you see the strides of Man O War.........huge!

    The grounds are beautiful and the horses look so happy being pampered.
    Its one place I will definately visit again..........in the Spring this time!
     
  9. MOW was a huge horse himself, no wonder his stride was proportional to his size.:D
     
  10. jlnew

    jlnew Well-known Member

    speaking of OTT horses, i just got asked by a person who has never owned a horse herself, if i think she should buy a 9 yr old, successful country racer, for her kids to learn on cos he is such a sweetie on the ground and (her words) ONLY 16.1hh and $500 with all his tack.

    i gave her my opinion (which was no way in hell) and suggested she find a crossbred all rounder of about 14.2hh that they can all ride.

    i have a feeling ill be hearing how she bought the big boy tho, just cos he looks nice nad is friendly on the ground, so they will be able to keep him in thier backyard adn let the kids play as usual out there.
     
  11. EVP

    EVP Gold Member

    Oh dear...........and they say animals are dumb. :}
     
  12. Merlin

    Merlin Well-known Member

    *bangs head on brick wall*
     
  13. Lokenzo

    Lokenzo Gold Member

    And this really sweet on the ground horse ending up at the knackery cuz he bolted on the kids too many times and they become terrified of him *rolls eyes*

    Here is a pic of my little 100% physically sound (not so sure I would say mentally sound yet but he is getting better :p) OTTB. He has just turned 4yo and of the few TB's I have owned, he is the soundest one of them all. He has been off the track since 19 Dec 2009 so about 10 and a bit months and had a fair amount of work now and still no way would I ever allow a beginner near him.

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  14. blitzen

    blitzen Gold Member

    i love your horse, bayley. i think he's gonna match up with mine.
     
  15. Lokenzo

    Lokenzo Gold Member

    Aww thanks Juanita! Maybe one day they will have to do a Pas Deux!
     

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