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Over the ditch brush again...

To anybody who's ever said an ex-racehorse can't make an eventer, I have but one message for you...

Bwahahahahaha! XD

A year and 4 months off the track, and look at him. In a place he's never been before, a high-level jump he's never seen, and he flies straight over first time...
Where did I go right? :P
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Thats brilliant Polo, I'm so pleased for you!
  Dec 26, 2011  •  1,932 views
Polo the Weirdo  MOD 
Thank you! :D Moo is just brilliant.
  Dec 26, 2011  •  1,932 views
Painted Destiny  
Great job!
  Dec 26, 2011  •  1,932 views
WOAH! He's giving that plenty of room, he looks like he's going places. The thing with racehorses is that they usually jump extremely well and have a lot of stamina and athleticism so they make the perfect eventers.
  Jan 2, 2012  •  1,932 views
Polo the Weirdo  MOD 
So true! :D I love my little racehorses, as eventers and as jumpers! They're fantastic. :)
  Jan 4, 2012  •  1,932 views
Breezing Hill  
Before the FEI and Olympic committee replaced the Long format with the current day 3 day event, OTTBs were really the only choice that eventers used (at least they were extremely popular in the US). WBs were not able to keep up with the endurance that eventing demanded. Now more effort is made on getting a good dressage horse to place higher since the roads and tracks and gallop sets and steeple chase were taken out. But they are starting to make a comeback.
I personally love eventing TBs. They are much easier to keep in shape and get into shape. They also have a little bit more heart, IMO, then most WBs.
  Jan 27, 2012  •  1,932 views
*Saddle*...check *Bridle*...check *Gigantic Springs*...Check!!!
  41 days ago  •  1,932 views
Bright Horizon  
XD Look at him fly! Congrats, Polo!!
  33 days ago  •  1,932 views
That's amazing!! He still is leaving plenty of room!! He could go far:)
  7 days ago  •  1,932 views
Valkyrie   MOD 
OTTBs make great eventers :D Jock Paget's Olympic mount this year (Clifton Promise) was an unsuccessful racehorse here in New Zealand. I think he's a grandson of the American horse Alydar.
  Sep 20, 2012  •  1,932 views
Can I please use this image on The ponybox news update??
  Feb 15, 2013  •  1,932 views
Polo the Weirdo  MOD 
Sure. :)
  Feb 15, 2013  •  1,932 views
thanks! You are the best!
  Feb 15, 2013  •  1,932 views
Highfield Stables
Looks like u jumped to early
  Nov 13, 2020  •  527 views
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