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    12-11-2011, 08:31 PM
She'd be perfect for that kind of thing.
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    12-11-2011, 08:35 PM
Thats good to hear! I just wanted to make sure it wouldnt hurt her in the long run if I did something like that one her. She's my baby even if I didnt want her at first haha! I kinda got stuck with her but now she's my favorite horse!
    12-11-2011, 08:44 PM
I just read all the above comments, and I have to disagree, especially with blue eyed pony. I think she'll make a fine horse for any western discipline, fast ones since she does like to go faster. I can see how she'd be good at barrels and such at local levels, and although I have to agree that she may not go to the higher levels in reining, I think she's a fine representative of a working quarter horse.

The problem isn't with her conformation as much as it is with her weight and lack of muscle. Once you get her in shape, she won't look half as weakly built. Especially her back end- merely lacking in muscle and weight.
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    12-11-2011, 08:46 PM
I have a picture of her before I brought her home when she was in tip top shape if youd like to see that? She lost a lot of muscle and weight after we brought her home and these pics were right when I started working her again so she had been out of work for three months.
    12-11-2011, 08:47 PM
Yes please!! :)
    12-11-2011, 08:52 PM
Her darker spots are where she had been sprayed with a water hose lol

This isnt even a confo pic. It was a pic I took to show her to my friend, however I figured it might show her muscle better
    12-11-2011, 09:26 PM
Wow. She really is a nice working quarter horse. Not overly bulky, a little more lean, but still plenty of power. I think you have a great all-around western horse on your hands. You said before that she has a mean turn and can pick up some serious speed, and I believe that- she looks like a great worker.
I personally feel that this type of quarter horse is more true to the breed than a lot of the show horses they have now... I'd love to hear how she does in reining when you start!
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    12-11-2011, 09:33 PM
Thank you so much. Right now were mostly looking forward to is team penning. Man can she cut a cow. We had some wild cows come into our yard and I used her to get them back to their owners house. She's got a good head on her shoulders and she has a wicked stop to go with her wicked gas pedal however she'll tuck her head and really work if you ask her too. She's been a roping horse as well, but she's got good ground manners and she can do a horsemanship pattern with ease.
    12-11-2011, 09:39 PM
Oops, I think I mixed up reining with penning haha.... Well, cutting, reining, penning, what ever you choose to do, it sounds like you have the whole package. Great representation of the breed!
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    12-11-2011, 10:48 PM
I am amazed at what negative press she got, when to me she's a pretty decent quarter horse. Her back legs are LESS posty than many qh's we see here for confo critique. I wouldn't call them posty, though the stifle is short and upright. Netiher do I think she is back at the knee, just nuetral.
Her loin/back coupling is kind of sunk in and not the best. Her neck is set on normal, just lacks muscling in the upper muscles.

I see absolutely no reason she could not do fine at either barrels or reining.
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