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        04-13-2012, 03:52 PM
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    Foal
    Question appy appendix critique...honest and polite please

    *first picture is the day I bought him in feb. Of 2011. And the next three are more recent pix

    Hello everyone ! My boy is a 4 yr old appy appendix . I've had him a little over a year now, I ride or lunge him almost everyday. He was weened from his mother too early so he was an undernourished colt (much before I got him). I love him so much and would just like to hear some opinions on him.

    How are his legs? Is he well proportioned ? Conformation ?

    Also, many people I know have young horses, but then look as if they are a finished 9 yo horse as far as weight and muscle mass, however, my boy mack is still slim ( he is HEALTHY) but he isnt broad in the chest at all, and his neck is quite narrow. Actually it got thick and then over the last two months I feel it has narrowed out again :/ nothing has changed so I don't know what to do.
    Any ideas how to make his front end match up to his hind ? Gain and keep muscle on him ?

    ANY INPUT WOULD BE GREAT ! THANKS SO MUCH :)
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        04-13-2012, 04:00 PM
      #2
    Foal
    Heres three more
         
        04-13-2012, 04:25 PM
      #3
    Started
    I think he's quite the handsome fellow! Not exactly the best confo shots but he looks to be decently put together and in good weight/condition for his age. :)
         
        04-13-2012, 04:27 PM
      #4
    Banned
    Really nice horse :) slightly large head, does it lower its head when it canters? Beautiful. X
         
        04-13-2012, 04:31 PM
      #5
    Weanling
    He is adorable!
         
        04-13-2012, 04:33 PM
      #6
    Foal
    Hes got nice colour.I feel he is tied in a bit high and his croup is a bit slopey,but all in all,not bad.Wish I could see more of his legs.You could work on his topline.It looks to me like he has bowed his right tendon at some point.A slow bow.
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        04-13-2012, 04:38 PM
      #7
    Green Broke
    Oh my gosh !!!! He is darling, I want Bring him to my house.
    How tall is he? Confo? Who cares, he is darling.
         
        04-13-2012, 04:44 PM
      #8
    Weanling
    Okay I have to say for an appy I really like that boy. To me he's one you really have to look at to nit pick him over. Nice big boy you got. Love him!
         
        04-13-2012, 05:12 PM
      #9
    Foal
    I want him! Love everything. Do not look here when he shows up missing. :)
         
        04-13-2012, 05:27 PM
      #10
    Yearling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Chopsticks    
    i want him! Love everything. Do not look here when he shows up missing. :)
    Don't come to Ga either if he goes missing! He is awesome.
         

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