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        12-18-2012, 07:10 PM
      #11
    Green Broke
    To be honest..judge them the same as you would a paint. They have the different types just like QHs without the white.
    Look at them the same as you would any horse, actually. Hooves, any health issue type things, vices, groundwork, PPE, personality, etc.
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        12-19-2012, 04:23 PM
      #12
    Foal
    Thanks all.
    Trav
         
        12-20-2012, 08:56 PM
      #13
    Yearling
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    my only thought is watch the feet. I have not owned a QH but I have worked with some. They can be more prone to hoof issues in my experience, because some have a very big body on a very small foot. Which leads to issues. I would look for soundness in mind and gait above all else.
    Not true.....maybe if they were halter bred, ect. We have always owned, bred, raised Performance (Barrels,roping, ect) QHs and their feet follow their build. If you have a horse bred with big build and small feet that is what your going to get. If you have breeding that is bigger horses with bigger feet that is what your going to get.
         
        12-30-2012, 01:06 PM
      #14
    Foal
    I have a quarter horse and she is seriously my best friend. I love quarter horses so much! They are very versatile. You can do English and Western. They're strong, they are brave, really great all-around horses.

    I was actually doing dressage with mine earlier this year. I'm still a beginning dressage rider, but my mare is out of work right now.
         
        12-31-2012, 12:10 PM
      #15
    Foal
    I think when looking at them, like said above, just check for all things you would on any other horse! QH is large breed, there can be many different variations of them, but I've owned and worked with many and they are a wonderful breed to work with. Very intelligent, and versatille (sp?) horses. They can do anything you ask of them. I have reiner and cattle horse, and at the age of 26 I trained him to jump and he loves it. We competed a few years in it as well. They're awesome horses!
         
        01-01-2013, 10:23 PM
      #16
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    Quote:
    Originally Posted by rookie    
    my only thought is watch the feet. I have not owned a QH but I have worked with some. They can be more prone to hoof issues in my experience, because some have a very big body on a very small foot. Which leads to issues. I would look for soundness in mind and gait above all else.
    Yes, this is very true.
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        01-01-2013, 10:25 PM
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    I love Quarters (as you can see by my username) They're all I've ever owned and most are good 'all-arounders.'
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        01-01-2013, 10:31 PM
      #18
    Foal
    Thanks everybody for your comments. Here is a picture of the new Quarter horses. Tank is 26 he is the Palimino looking one next to me (in the cowboy hat), Cricket is the Brown one next to my mom, (the other one is our Mustang and Indian Paint whom has a healt problem why she looks like she does).
    Trav
         
        01-04-2013, 12:31 AM
      #19
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    I love QH and they are the only type of horse I will buy, but I barrel race and they are just perfect for arena events. All my horses are QH or QH mix except one and She is a registered TWH but she is gaited and I don't exactly love gaited horses.
         
        01-06-2013, 12:07 PM
      #20
    Green Broke
    Not to be rude, but before you bought the other two horses you should have fixed up the one you had.
         

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