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post #1 of 7 Old 06-12-2010, 11:36 AM Thread Starter
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Help needed in identifying horse breed

Hi all,

I just signed up here and I am a brand new proud horse owner

A few weeks ago this guy sold my father a horse and her foal. And since we hardly know anything about horses I've been searching, reading and watching videos to learn as much as I can about them. I've always been fascinated by horses and finally I've had the opportunity to own one (actually two). Anyway enough talking. I was just hoping if any of you could help me out in identifying the breed of the mother from these pictures I took. This is Foxy and her foal Thunder :)





Any help would be much appreciated.

Thanks in advance.

Reyaah
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post #2 of 7 Old 06-12-2010, 01:00 PM
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Welcome to the forum, Reyaah! Your new horses are very pretty :)
May I ask what kind of feed they have in those photos?
The mare looks a little bit on the older side, looks like her front legs are pretty roughed up, poor girl. I haven't a clue as to what breed to guess unfortunately.
Please feel free to PM me with any questions you might have regarding horse care - I know it can be a bit daunting at first!


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post #3 of 7 Old 06-12-2010, 01:39 PM
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The mare looks a little bit Standardbred-ish to me. Don't know why, but that's the first thing that popped into my head.

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post #4 of 7 Old 06-12-2010, 03:13 PM
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Standardbred popped into my head too!

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post #5 of 7 Old 06-12-2010, 03:17 PM
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Ditto ^^

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post #6 of 7 Old 06-12-2010, 04:53 PM
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I would say standardbred/QH.
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post #7 of 7 Old 06-12-2010, 08:30 PM
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My first thought was Standy as well. If not purebred, certainly a cross.

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