Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Higgins, TX. YeeHaw!!
Yep, the roan. The filly might make a decent riding horse and she's cute...in that "so ugly you can't help but love her" kind of way (I have one or two of those types myself LOL).
However, her upright shoulder would greatly limit her reach with her front end, which will cost her speed. AND, her croup is really steep and short, which will limit her ability to really get under herself and use her hind end, limiting her power. Without speed and without power, you haven't got a barrel horse. Not only that, but her legs are weak; very light in bone, long cannons, pretty badly tied in, and wonky looking hocks.
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