Looking at a TWH this week end
   

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

Looking at a TWH this week end

This is a discussion on Looking at a TWH this week end within the Gaited Horses forums, part of the Horse Breeds category

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        02-14-2011, 01:27 PM
      #1
    Weanling
    Looking at a TWH this week end

    Just want you opinion on what you think of her
    I will be using her for a trail horse but she has been shown



    "Beautiful chestnut mare by Seve X A Jazz Man mare - many world champions on her papers - has been pleasure ridden and shown in 2 year old performance classes - 2007 Southwest Walking Horse Futurity Amateur Walking Yearling Champion and Southwest Walking Horse Futurity 2 Year Old Champion - a safe mount for most anyone - 15 hands - easy to work with - foaled 03/28/2006."
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        02-14-2011, 02:04 PM
      #2
    Green Broke
    Confo shots would be good... but I like her! Never been a fan of TWH, though I can't say I dislike them. She certainly knows her gaits! And even if you plan on just using her for trails, atleast you know she's done something and has a good value, if for possible breeding in the future. She's also young & appears quite alert & responsive in her vidoes, though maybe a little impatient but that's not always a bad thing & will come with age ;)
    How much are they asking?
         
        02-14-2011, 02:13 PM
      #3
    Super Moderator
    Personally, I hope you do get her and save her from the world of TWH showing. I watch the horse moving in the show and I cannot help but think that that way of going; with the big shoes on and such is really hard on the body of the horse. Very unnatural and especially for a 2 year old, whose body hasn't even stopped growing yet.
    She is cute and looks green for a trail horse, but I bet you can make her a good one.
         
        02-14-2011, 02:36 PM
      #4
    Weanling
    Shes not a show horse any more.Hasnt been for a while.She is about to turn 5..They are asking $2000 for her and I think that is a great price in my opinion..here are some confro shots that I pulled off her listing.
    Attached Images
    File Type: jpg WhosYourCaddyWinning.jpg (19.8 KB, 152 views)
    File Type: jpg WhosYourCaddyNew.jpg (15.9 KB, 147 views)
    File Type: jpg WhosYourCaddy2009.jpg (19.0 KB, 147 views)
         
        02-14-2011, 02:37 PM
      #5
    Weanling
    The first two pics she was still very young the last pic was takin last year
         
        02-14-2011, 02:58 PM
      #6
    Green Broke
    Certainly growing into herself!
         
        02-14-2011, 03:04 PM
      #7
    Started
    She's cute, but GET A VET CHECK. There's almost no way she doesn't end up with medical problems after what they put her through as a two-year-old. It's just a question of how serious they are and when they show up.

    Also, be prepared to do a lot of gait training. If this is your first gaited horse, you'll need a trainer. She's pacing really badly in the beginning of the second video. Big lick TWHs are bred to be pacey because pacey horses do a better running walk with pads on. But when you take the pads off, they pace.

    Pacing is bumpy to ride unless you keep them very slow. It still rocks you side to side, though, which doesn't bother some people but some people hate (me included!). Pacing is bad for their bodies and shouldn't be encouraged : )
         
        02-14-2011, 04:37 PM
      #8
    Weanling
    Yeah I am aware of the pacing..What kind of problems could she have ?
         
        02-14-2011, 09:25 PM
      #9
    Green Broke
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Diegosmom    
    yeah I am aware of the pacing..What kind of problems could she have ?

    With pacing? Back problems from carrying herself in a very hollow position and possibly leg problems. You'd be looking at a lot of chiropractic bills and joint supplements/injections.
         
        02-14-2011, 09:29 PM
      #10
    Showing
    Anyone else realize that the horse in the show has no leg markings, while the horse on trail has a stocking?
         

    Thread Tools

    Similar Threads
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    I saw another one this week Robinson46176 Horse Trailers 1 10-23-2010 12:32 AM
    Well we got a new boy last week... Phantom Legacy Horse Pictures 15 02-26-2010 02:52 PM
    Confidence last week- 9. this week- 2. Tayz Horse Riding 13 04-29-2009 04:25 AM
    I'll be gone all week! Harlee rides horses Horse Shows 9 08-25-2008 04:22 PM
    Instead of a day.. this is my week katieandduke Member Journals 0 04-13-2008 05:12 PM



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:00 PM.


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