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post #1 of 10 Old 09-05-2010, 05:30 PM Thread Starter
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Opinions on Ambers breed Please?!?

Hey all! So I have had Amber for a year and a 1/2 now, my old trainer found her for me, anything regarding her past is very clouded, I dont know a lot, if anything about her from before I got her. I was told she was green broke walk/trot/canter but the first time I got on her she was very nervous and didnt know anything, I wouldn't be surprised if I was only the 2nd or 3rd person to ever get on her back, and she also had severe bridling issues when I first got her.

Anyway I was told when I got her that she's a 1/2 percheron 1/2 thoroughbred. But I've gotten a lot of comments when im asked her breed that that doesnt really seem to fit her, I've even had comments that she looks like she might have a little fresian in her! So I really don't know, Im not great at guessing breeds, I know she has draft in her, thats obvious, but thats all i can really see.

I would like some opinions, do you think she looks like a 1/2 perch 1/2 thoroughbred? Or something else? Thanks!!

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post #2 of 10 Old 09-05-2010, 05:33 PM
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No idea but what a striking looking horse!

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post #3 of 10 Old 09-05-2010, 06:05 PM
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Looks accurate to me, I definitely feel like I can see both of those breeds in her.
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post #4 of 10 Old 09-05-2010, 06:20 PM
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I feel like she has some standard bred in her...
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post #5 of 10 Old 09-05-2010, 09:11 PM
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I'm leaning toward what she was sold to you as. Her color strikes me as Clydesdale. But she could have easily gotten that from a Thoroughbred.
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post #6 of 10 Old 09-05-2010, 09:42 PM
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I can see her being a thor/perch cross.

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post #7 of 10 Old 09-05-2010, 09:49 PM
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yep, thbd/perch is what I see.

She totally looks thbd/perch. Really like 50/50 with a really nice make kup. What a grand looking dame! You two make a lovely pair, really! I hope this doesn't sound insulting , but from one rather large woman to another, I am glad you don't let your size stand in your way. Go get em.!
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post #8 of 10 Old 09-06-2010, 09:32 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks I can't say Im happy with my body, Im working really hard right now on losing weight, But I dont let it stand in my way! I just find horses that can handle me, and this mare definitely can. I think anyone can ride as long as they're aware of their size and choose a horse accordingly, I would never get on a 14.3 hand arab, but ive ridden 15 hand quarter horses that were build like tanks, I ride warmbloods, but drafts and draft crosses are my favorites!! And they would be even if I wasnt a heavier person :-D

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post #9 of 10 Old 09-06-2010, 10:25 AM
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I agree with what you have been told of her being Thoroughbred/Percheron. We have one at my work currently and they look very similar body type wise. That is what I was going to guess just by looking at the pics then I read your post.
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post #10 of 10 Old 09-06-2010, 10:28 AM
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Id say there fairly acurate assumptions about her breed i do see something continiental in her head though

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