considering a percheron
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Horse Breeds, Breeding, and Genetics > Horse Breeds > Draft Horses

considering a percheron

This is a discussion on considering a percheron within the Draft Horses forums, part of the Horse Breeds category

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        07-31-2009, 03:54 PM
      #1
    Foal
    considering a percheron

    I've always had a thing for percherons - but I'll be the first to admit that I don't know as much about them as I could (I've started reading up - I'm addicted to research).

    So, I've been kicking around ideas for a second horse, as my mare has gotten on in her years... now I'm on the idea of a draft.

    This one is somewhat near me, and I'd like to consider looking at her. She's three, been doing groundwork, but the owners don't feel like they have the time to commit to her - they also have a two year old filly for sale. Here are a couple pictures - maybe a few of the more educated and experience draft owners would be willing to give me their opinion.

    Thanks!



         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        07-31-2009, 04:49 PM
      #2
    Showing
    Work with them

    Drafts and draft crosses can make great horses for either riding or companionship. I suggest trying to see if you can work with a few or meet up with someone who owns one. Just like any breed, they are great but not for everyone.

    Make sure you read thru all the posts in this section of the forum. They are going to answer a lot of the questions you might have as well bring up some thing you probably hadn't thought about.

    Feel free to post questions you might have.

    Good Luck.
         
        07-31-2009, 09:15 PM
      #3
    Green Broke
    There are a lot of threads on Percherons in this section - read through and you'll find all sorts of info out. The horse in the second picture you posted looks like it could use less weight but other than that, neither picture is that good to give any other info.
         
        08-16-2009, 08:47 PM
      #4
    Foal
    The thing is, these are both young untrained horses. Do you have the experience and ability to finsh them regardless of the breed? If you don't maybe you should look for an older trained percheron. I think these horses are a mix of Percheron and something else. The pure Percherons I've seen never have white on them. My mare Molly is a perch/cross and she has white.
         

    Thread Tools

    Similar Threads
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    feeding a Percheron/TB Gutzzyhorse Horse Health 9 07-30-2009 11:54 PM
    Any advice with my new percheron giababy Draft Horses 5 04-14-2009 01:07 AM
    Percheron owners WildHeartsCantBeBroken Horse Health 6 01-04-2009 10:37 AM
    Percheron or Percheron/Cross Cassilynne Horse Breeds 44 06-26-2008 11:35 PM
    Percheron? kim_angel Horse Breeds 24 06-23-2008 01:52 PM



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:01 PM.


    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0