3 year old Overo filly, critique please! - The Horse Forum
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post #1 of 9 Old 05-28-2013, 10:14 PM Thread Starter
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3 year old Overo filly, critique please!

Susi May Susi May Paint
Red Roan Overo, 3 years old
Just measured her tonight and she is 14.2 hands at her butt and 14 hands at her withers.

My plan for her is to just break her out and see what she is good at! If you have a suggestion based on her bloodlines and conformation, feel free to let me know. She is suppose to be my project that I sell, but my last paint mare I got turned into a keeper










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post #2 of 9 Old 05-28-2013, 10:30 PM
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Not a conformation critique, but she's actually a very loud chestnut sabino. She isn't read roan. :) She's cute.
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post #3 of 9 Old 05-28-2013, 10:59 PM
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CUTE! Love her color!

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Long back(she needs a lot of topline work)
Steep croup
Flat shoulder
Down hill
Weak coupling
Slightly over at the knee

I wouldnt count on her being the most smooth mover. She looks like a typical stock bred. Hopefully she fills out and evens up as she grows. What do you want to do with her?

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post #4 of 9 Old 05-29-2013, 08:26 AM
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That's a sabino if I've ever seen one! What a cutie!
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post #5 of 9 Old 05-29-2013, 08:26 AM
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And that girl has some SOLID legs, Just went back and looked at her instead of her color ;)
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post #6 of 9 Old 06-02-2013, 07:30 PM Thread Starter
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Anyone else?

More pictures!

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post #7 of 9 Old 06-02-2013, 07:56 PM
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Agreed- chestnut sabino overo-- she's so flashy! That's a horse thatll get ya noticed!!

Her forelegs look too straight- she's downhill but she's young so I think she's got a few more years to grow out a little- she's sickle hocked- because of her color pattern I can't tell if she's ewe necked or her neck is under muscled, it does seem to taper down a bit at the throat latch- her neck ties in higher on the chest- she needs her toes trimmed back but I don't think she's back at the knee.


Shed make a nice barrel and timed speed event horse- I think she could also be a pretty nice steer jerkin horse too.
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post #8 of 9 Old 06-02-2013, 07:58 PM
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She is built downhill, steep croup, steep shoulder. Decent legs, front & back from what I can see in the pics, nice heart girth. Her hooves are neglected.
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post #9 of 9 Old 06-02-2013, 11:14 PM Thread Starter
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Thank you for all of the replies! Keep them coming! :)

As far as her hooves, the farrier will be out this week. I just got her last week and as you can tell, her hooves and tail need some work!
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