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    07-17-2012, 09:13 PM
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Part Morgan (or Arab)...?

Alright so I may be crazy, but I know nothing about Morgans or Arabs so I need your guys help.

So I recently bought a horse, in February. He is an 11 year old dark bay gelding, we got him from an awful, awful, awful place where they didn't feed their horses. So, naturally, we got absolutely no history on him. I recently moved him to a new barn where the barn hand remarked that when she saw him running in the field, she thought he was a Morgan.

When we bought him we were told he was a Quarter Horse, however, Quarter Horse can be quite a broad term nowadays. But the comment about him being a Morgan made me think that he might have some Morgan or Arab in him. He has a naturally sort-of-high head and neck set and he arches his neck often. Its kind of hard to get him to go "long and low" he sort of more...prancy(?), and he always has his tail carried slightly high. Also, especially at the canter, he seems to lift his feet and legs higher than you would expect for a Quarter Horse.

Am I making sense so far? :)

So my question is this, does anyone see any Morgan or Arab in him, at all?
Please keep in mind that I know next to nothing about the two breeds :)

I hope I don't sound too crazy
Thanks!! :)








     
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    07-18-2012, 01:20 PM
  #2
Foal
The last picture screams quarter!
His face looks like my hiccups.
     
    07-18-2012, 08:10 PM
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Hard to tell. My only observation is he appears rather light boned and smooth muscled to be all Quarterhorse...those two things would point to him possibly being a Quarab, but that is just a guess...
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    07-18-2012, 08:22 PM
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Green Broke
Looks like a Quarter Horse to me. That last photo reminds me of a mare my aunt had that looked just like that.
He certainly has the hindquarters of a QH.
It is possible that he could be a QH X Arab or maybe even an Appendix.
     
    07-19-2012, 09:35 PM
  #5
Foal
He looks a bit long in the back to have much if any arab in him.
I think QHxTB, I used to know one built just like him.
TBs can be quiet prancy some times.
How big is he?
     
    07-19-2012, 09:39 PM
  #6
Trained
Looks like an Appendix QH to me.
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    07-19-2012, 10:21 PM
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Green Broke
Lots and lots of TB getting mixed into QH's these days, and still called QH. QH is also used quite frequently for any mixed stock type non gaited horse. Id say he is a pretty TB mixed stock horse.
     
    07-19-2012, 10:56 PM
  #8
Foal
Hes around 15 hands, is that too small to have TB in him?
     
    07-20-2012, 01:09 AM
  #9
Foal
No I had a straight TB mare that was only 15hh
     
    07-20-2012, 03:17 AM
  #10
Green Broke
Yeh I had an off track registered TB that was only 15. They are not all giants.
     

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