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        02-25-2008, 01:52 AM
    I don't like Halter QH's....very ugly....
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        02-25-2008, 02:19 AM
    The face shape is less annoying to me than some of the super dish faced arabians I've seen. In fact I kinda think it gives the horse character, almost a cartoon-y element. The only thing I find funny looking is that tiny little forelock. Also, correct me if I'm wrong, but I think that head shape is in the breed standard, though it's very exaggerated.

    Sorry if I'm completely wrong, but I'm pretty tired.
        02-25-2008, 04:08 PM
    I show arabs and was just wondering those big bulldozer halter qhs are they a comfey ride it doesnt seem like it and if a qh performance horse looks less like a halter horse then that doesnt make since because shouldn't the halter horse look like the ideal qh to breed but if you breed halter horses wouldnt they just make halter horses not performance horses.It just seems wierd that you can't take a halter qh and do performance when a halter horse is supposed to potray what the breed is for but you can't even stradle him? Please don't be rude because I really don't know what im talking about I'm just confused a bit
        02-25-2008, 08:30 PM
    "Get in ze choppa'!"

    I don't think they're ugly, but I don't really prefer them. Just like I don't prefer body building women.
        02-25-2008, 08:33 PM
    I personally have never seen a quarter horse that looks like that except for on the internet. I don't like it either but I guess that's the way they are expected to look in halter.
        02-25-2008, 11:22 PM
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    Ok, the horse tim posted looks like he's on steroids....... and about the nose thing.... most of them are in halter...... my guess would be because they aren't quite as good at breathing as the horses with larger noses so it's harder for them to do the big competitions..... just my guess......and I'm not saying that all of them have this problem, just that it would probably make it more challenging for the horse
        02-26-2008, 02:51 AM
    I don't think it is ugly, but I don't particularly like it. I love quarter horses with a regular head and not quite so on steriods looking. I believe that most of these halter horses have never even had a saddle on, so who knows what it is like to ride them. But with all of that muscle you would think that they would be able to carry themselves nicely, but then again it may be so much muscle that they can't carry themselves. I also find it silly to breed a horse just for halter. As stated previously, isn't a halter horse supposed to have good confirmation for performance classes? I believe AQHA has started a new class for performance halter horses. But I don't go to QH shows yet, so I am not sure. But again, isn't the whole point of halter to have good performance horses so why would they have to have two seperate halter classes? Sorry I am ranting and getting off topic.
    I love quarter horses, but not particularly halter bred horses. I go for any of the other breeding lines.
        02-26-2008, 03:58 AM
    Thats what you would see at any big Qh shows for Halter horses
        02-26-2008, 09:22 AM
    Eugh. I can't STAND that look in a quarter horse. Not only do I find it ugly - fair enough, people are entitled to their different opinions on such things - but that horse is not useable or healthy! Have you ever seen a horse like that move: the 'full diaper' waddle? It's hilarious, but not when you think about how the horse feels, or how much damage putting all that weight on already teeny-tiny but trimmed even smaller feet. And this fashion for ridiculously post-legged halter horses with straight pasterns.
    There's a lot wrong in the AQHA at the moment, particularly in halter. It's a shame really because they can be lovely horses.

    Also, the hideous photoshopping often seen in halter QH pics (but by no means limited to them!) drives me insane. WHY?!
        02-26-2008, 12:48 PM
    Originally Posted by sandsarita
    for overall conformation and halter classes, that tea-cup muzzle is considered ideal. It's also what is wanted in the halter classes. The tiny feet, however, are not wanted. Some have them, I have one with it, but for the breed ideal it's not correct. Neither one of these factors are due to only Impressive bloodlines - they are actually seen in multiple bloodlines, including some foundation horses.

    I agree.
    But I didn't say that it was just Impressive horses, just used him as an example.

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