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post #11 of 14 Old 11-10-2011, 11:12 AM
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Does he gait? He kinda looks like a Tennessee Walker to me.
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post #12 of 14 Old 11-10-2011, 11:18 AM
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I don't know where some of you are seeing QH or TWH. He looks like a TB. QHs and TWHs look entirely different.

I still say that parking out stance is indicative of pain somewhere. Horses don't park out like that naturally, even gaited horses.

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post #13 of 14 Old 11-10-2011, 11:46 AM
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Just for fun-confo critique. What do you all think?

Perhaps I am blind, but I don't see THAT much difference betwwen him and my guy-who is NOT gaited, but is a TWH/Qh X. I think it is a possibility, personally. How old is he? Mine is 6 and is actually a PMU rescue-so perhaps yours was too?

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post #14 of 14 Old 11-10-2011, 12:34 PM
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Originally Posted by shortysmalls View Post
I have a TB,
Hero is far from hot, he is laid-back. Doesn't have high withers, and lives off of field. He has good feet, I keep him barefoot, and looks nothing like a TB to me....
But there are some differences in the breed. I have a TB and every TB I've seen can't live off of grass alone, and are as calm and level-headed as he is. But I'll take it in consideration... It's just hard for me to imagine it.
And I know, the pictures aren't that great.
And he's standing like that because he parks out, He always does it on lead when he's standing or when he's tied up. I rarely see him do it in the field.
His withers aren't as high as they look, I blame the butt.

Not all TBs are hot. I have a young stallion and he is the most mellow horse I have ever met. But your horse looks kind of like a quarter/TWH cross to me. He has the head of a quarter but his body looks almost walkerish.

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