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Morning trail ride Not for the faint of heart pic added. ;)

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Florida chick, Jul 6, 2008.

  1. Florida chick

    Florida chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 19, 2008
    Ck the last page.. I added my ummmm cowboy. LOL

    Our DD on her Arab, Hubby on my Percheron and I was on his crazy Paint! LOL [​IMG][​IMG]
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  2. KellyGwen

    KellyGwen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice horses!! I'm glad I'm not the only one who wants a draft horse to ride!! [​IMG]
     
  3. Keisha

    Keisha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You have very pretty horses!

    Nice horses!! I'm glad I'm not the only one who wants a draft horse to ride!!

    We have a draft to ride too [​IMG]
     
  4. dixygirl

    dixygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What gorgeous equines you have! Makes me want to dust off the saddle.
     
  5. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    Here in CT it would cost me a weeks pay to take a morning ride.

    Nice way to start a day. [​IMG]
     
  6. Florida chick

    Florida chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 19, 2008
    I am sorry purple chicken [​IMG] We are from NJ and MA so I hear ya! That is why we bought a big farm down south. [​IMG] 10 horses, cattle, BIRDS BIRDS BIRDS, kids, dogs , cats Peafowl. Wish you were closer I would let you ride.
     
  7. WrenAli

    WrenAli Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is the Perchie crossed with? He is Pretty!
     
  8. Florida chick

    Florida chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 19, 2008
    Nothing she is a Purebred Percheron. You just don't see many Dapple Bays. [​IMG] Some registries only accept those two colors, though chestnut, sorrel, and bay colors are acceptable for registration in the US with a DNA test confirming their parentage. Gray and black are produced by dominant genes. The red gene for chestnut is recessive, and a red foal can only result from the mating of two black horses if they are heterozygous, having the red gene present in both sire and dam, and even then it is only a one in four chance that a chestnut will be produced. (See equine coat color genetics)

    Some Percherons have white markings on the head and feet, but excessive white is undesirable.


    [edit] Height and weight
    Percherons range in height from 15 to 19 hands high, most are between 16-2 and 17-3 hands high. They can weigh up to 2,600 pounds with the average around 1,900. One of the tallest horses on record was a Percheron named Dr Le Gear. Foaled in 1902, he stood 21.1 hands (7 feet) at the withers and weighed just under 1,370 kg.
     
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  9. PurpleChicken

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    Quote:That is so sweet of you to say and offer. Now I can have wonderful daydreams as I
    go work on the coops. [​IMG]
     
  10. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    Wow what beautiful horses. Nice to have a morning ride. I have a Tennessee Walker and a gaited mule. Nice pics!
     

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