National Show Horse?
 
 

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

National Show Horse?

This is a discussion on National Show Horse? within the Gaited Horses forums, part of the Horse Breeds category
  • National show horse' personality
  • Pleasure riding

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    12-28-2009, 04:21 AM
  #1
Foal
National Show Horse?

So I bought my horse two years ago, and the people we bought him from claimed he was a National Show Horse(half arab, half saddlebred). We have two other NSH's but we have come to realize this horse we bought is much different than the other two we have. He is gaited, and he is very spirited at times, but it seems to me that he might not be what they say he is, just because he is so much more different than the other two. He is not papered, because that isn't really that important to us, as we are just using them for pleasure riding, but I am just curious to what your opinions might be on the possible breed he might be?

Thanks!
Tori
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    12-28-2009, 05:19 PM
  #2
Started
You have to remember that no horse is alike, esp. Personality wise.
What do you mean they aren't alike?
     
    12-30-2009, 03:46 PM
  #3
Foal
Body-wise.
He is much more round and stocky, compared to my other NSH's that are very broad backed but narrow..even his feet are different. However, I don't think he looks anything like a quarter horse.
     
    12-30-2009, 03:53 PM
  #4
Started
From the picture you put up, he definitely looks like he has the typical Arabian ears, and thinner head. Not all Arabians are tall and willowy. I have a 4 year old papered Arab, and she's a 14.2 hand stocky girl. She has a very round barrel, round butt, and big chest. She happens to be bred from more of the sport horse type lines than the tall saddle seat type lines. He's very cute though. Love his coloring. As for his gaiting, Saddlebreds as well as a lot of Arabians these days are bred to gait so that could be what you are experiencing is a natural tendency to gait, because he may have been bred from lines that were good for saddle seat. Could you post some more pictures of him, I would like to see more of him.
     
    01-08-2010, 06:51 PM
  #5
Started
He looks too stocky to me, too. Do you know what gait he's doing?

Maybe he's a Missouri Fox Trotter... A lot of them are stocky, like Quarter Horses, but they have pretty little Arab-like heads.
     
    01-08-2010, 07:21 PM
  #6
Weanling
I agree with CloudsMystique. I've seen several Missouri Fox Trotters that look a lot like your horse.
     
    01-13-2010, 11:54 PM
  #7
Foal
Maybe if you can get some better pictures I could help you out but from that angle he looks like a TWH
     
    01-17-2010, 02:25 PM
  #8
Weanling
I agree with CloudsMystique and Romantic Lyric, he looks like a Missouri Fox Trotter.
     

Tags
breeds, national show horse

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
National Show Pony?? trIplEcrOwngIrl Horse Breeds 3 12-09-2009 12:49 AM
9 y/o National Show Horse Mare (Dressage Prospect) for sale in OH Clementine Horses for Sale 2 10-05-2009 02:18 PM
National Paso Fino Show! Junebug Horse Breeds 1 09-16-2009 08:49 PM
Anyone know anything about National Show Horses? ScoutRacer Horse Breeding 0 08-11-2008 07:38 PM
National Clydesdale Show 2007 My2Geldings Horse Videos 5 07-04-2008 11:25 AM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:35 PM.


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