20 year old QH gelding
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Horse Breeds, Breeding, and Genetics > Horse Conformation Critique

20 year old QH gelding

This is a discussion on 20 year old QH gelding within the Horse Conformation Critique forums, part of the Horse Breeds, Breeding, and Genetics category
  • 20 yr gelding quarter horse

Like Tree3Likes
  • 2 Post By stevenson
  • 1 Post By JCnGrace

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    06-10-2014, 09:47 AM
  #1
Foal
20 year old QH gelding

Please critique! I know he's not perfect. He's a former ranch horse turned my new love. We MAY try barrels next year, but he's been out of shape and not ridden for at least the past year so we're just beginning to grow together.

     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    06-10-2014, 11:28 AM
  #2
Yearling
Better photos taken on the profile, not at an angle, are needed for a good critique. I hope you will get his feet attended to soon, as they appear really long with underrun heels. It will likely help with his over at the knee.

He has a sweet expression! I will wait for better photos to critique further.
     
    06-10-2014, 11:30 AM
  #3
Yearling
He looks to be very buck kneed to me. I wouldn't be running him on barrels. I wouldn't be riding him, period.
     
    06-10-2014, 01:34 PM
  #4
Foal
His feet got done the day after the photo was taken. He has all 4 shoes now with pads in the front.

     
    06-10-2014, 01:45 PM
  #5
Foal
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sahara    
He looks to be very buck kneed to me. I wouldn't be running him on barrels. I wouldn't be riding him, period.
Also, Sahara, we are aware of his being over at the knee. It does not affect his soundness. He rides fine. He does not have anything else going on with his legs beside being over at the knee as far as tendon issues.
     
    06-10-2014, 02:07 PM
  #6
Green Broke
If you have to pad and shoe his front , I would not be running barrels on him.
How old is he ? I thought I read 20 yrs old. That is to old to start on barrels.
If you want a barrel horse you need a younger horse, it is very hard on their legs.
With his knees he has will breakdown with hard hard work, and since he was a ranch horse, he probably was worked hard and could be the issues with his knees.
Elana and JCnGrace like this.
     
    06-10-2014, 11:46 PM
  #7
Yearling
He's a handsome, ELDERLY gentleman and at this point in his life with those knees deserves nice leisurely trail rides without any steep up or down hills on them.
stevenson likes this.
     

Tags
gelding, horse, quarter horse

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
4 year old gelding BlueStormborn Horse Conformation Critique 20 06-11-2014 01:15 PM
2 year old QH gelding KenzieLynn Horse Conformation Critique 2 08-02-2013 09:20 AM
5 Year Old QH Gelding BarrelRacer23 Horse Conformation Critique 2 01-14-2012 04:05 PM
3 year old gelding BarrelRacer86 Horse Riding Critique 3 12-07-2010 06:25 PM
7 year old TB Gelding sayabear3 Tack and Equipment Classifieds 5 12-12-2007 09:49 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:33 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0