Originally Posted by rookie
There are becoming (in my opinion) almost two types of standardbreds. The tall leggy ones that look sort of like TBs and the older (type) that are build like brick outhouses. Tree trunks for legs and a little bit more mellow. Is anyone else finding this too?
Absolutely! There are the barrel bodied, short legged ones that I call low goers and the long legged thoroughbred type I call high steppers. The funny thing is, pace or trot, it seems to make no difference in how fast they can go. One body type does not out perform the other. As for head types, there are certain lines you breed into that you know you have a high chance of getting a butt ugly head :( But pretty heads don't go any faster than ugly ones :p Posted via Mobile Device