Spotlight Horse of the Week “Twelfth Man”

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       Manny and Kayla

Kayla Buhrman shared her handsome gelding’s deetz with us…

Sounds like they make a great team with

lots of room to grow, and tons of places to go!

(oooo-I just love an accidental rhyme!)

JC Name and Barn Name:

Twelfth Man, otherwise known as, Manny.

Age, Height, & Color:

He’s a six-year-old gelding, 16.2hh, and a gorgeous grey!

*swoon*  I can’t get enough of those greys!!!

Current Discipline:

Hunter/Jumper, currently focusing on flat-work

My OTTB is a natural when it comes to:giddyupandwrite horse blog

 “being a complete goofball!”

now that’s a good answer…I think lots of these guys are loveable goofballs at heart!

Room for improvement in this/these area(s):

Manny needs work on remaining focused under saddle

haha, Guurrrl…I feel your pain…

Favorite treat:

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Happiest Moment with my OTTB:

“The day I was handed his papers” giddyupandwrite horse blog

Aww! I know that feeling…

it’s like an epic “Everything-is-right-with-the world-there-are-warm-brownies-for-dinner- the-new-season-of-that-favorite-show-is starting-and-the-Amazon-order-came-in-the -mail”  kind of day!

Ultimate Goal:

To compete at higher jumping levels


Thank you to Kayla for participating in

OTTB Friends & Fanatics; Spotlight Horse of the Week!

All the best to you and Manny as you continue on towards your goals!

***If you’re interested in having your OTTB featured as a Spotlight Horse of the Week, (or you’d like to nominate a friend’s) please send me a message and I will add them to the list!***

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