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        02-06-2007, 12:22 PM
      #11
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    They seem very well proportioned :] but the way they're taught to stand is a little unatural...
         
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        02-07-2007, 09:03 PM
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    Originally Posted by lovesmack
    They seem very well proportioned :] but the way they're taught to stand is a little unatural...
    In certain shows it is considered acceptable to show a TWH standing square, but the parked position is the traditional look. So long as a park isn't overdone, or improperly done, I think it is fine. The horse should never look like a sawhorse, with a swayed back and front legs extended beyond the chest. Unfortunately, you do see this sometimes. In most breeds you can find extremes, and the TWH is no different.
         
        02-07-2007, 09:09 PM
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    Originally Posted by lovesmack
    They seem very well proportioned :] but the way they're taught to stand is a little unatural...
    Most of the good ones are well proportioned. It takes a tremendous amount of driving force from the hindquarters to gait properly, and a powerful pulling, lifting and reaching shoulder as well. I have a few with a tremendous amount of muscle mass for their size. Of course, there are some with a leaner look as well, just all depends on the horse and it's genes and conditioning. I think the general population underestimates what awesome athletes the TWH really is, or can be.
         

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