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  • Photo of underweight gelding
  • Bcs body condition body fleshy

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    02-15-2012, 05:18 PM
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Weanling
BCS of Arabian Gelding

Hey everyone. This photo was taken towards the beginning of last summer.

I know it's hard to tell from one photo, and no photos from behind, but what would you say his Body Condition Score would be. Do you think he looks just a bit underweight? (After this he was off for a very long time with scratches lameness and got pretty fleshy).


     
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    02-15-2012, 05:40 PM
  #2
Yearling
I don't think he is underweight, but he is lacking muscle (from being off for a long time like you said) form what I can see he has a steep croup and long pasterns, nice short back and such an adorable face! Could you post more pics soon?
     
    02-15-2012, 05:51 PM
  #3
Weanling
Oh yes, he is soooo out of shape! I'm slowly bringing him back though. It's been a tough year with last winter being so terrible, him being lame this summer and me moving this fall. Now I'm having vehicle problems, so hopefully everything comes together soon so I can work with him!
He has the most un-like Arabian croup..
And yep, I'll probably be posting his progress, when we get into a routine, in a journal, full of lots of pictures!

Thanks for taking the time to comment, much appreciated.
     
    02-15-2012, 05:52 PM
  #4
Weanling


His cute face...heh. He loves playing fetch.
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    02-15-2012, 09:35 PM
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Yearling
Thats to flippin funny!
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    02-16-2012, 09:54 AM
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Weanling
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Originally Posted by CecilliaB    
Thats to flippin funny!

You should see him go fetch it and trot back with it..it goes until one of us gets bored.
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    02-16-2012, 10:10 AM
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Started
What impish eyes he has!! Look forward to seeing his progess.
     
    02-16-2012, 11:30 AM
  #8
Yearling
Uhm...now you have to video it! ;)
     
    02-16-2012, 11:52 AM
  #9
Weanling
I can try! Haha. I do have some pics of it I can go searching for after work. I have a video of him the other day I set up some cones to work through and he came behind me and lifted each one, flipping it around. I only caught the tail end of his antics. He's a bugger. I'm not sure how to upload videos..eep! So challenged with technology..
     
    02-16-2012, 12:13 PM
  #10
Banned
No, he is not underweight. He looks to be about 4.5, which is right where an Arab should be...
     

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