Can it be? a Critique for Charlie?!

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Can it be? a Critique for Charlie?!

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    08-13-2013, 02:19 AM
Green Broke
Can it be? a Critique for Charlie?!

Indeed. I don't know why I haven't done this before. I guess because with Josie...I know her confo is uh...less than stellar and I just eh for Charlie. But.....
This is it....hes up on the chop block.

So lets talk about him. He's 16.2-16.3 around 1250lbs. His dam was a 14hh QH/Appy mix his Fabio was a pally paint....don't know anything else about that.

He's used primarily for ranch work. Roping sorting cutting etc. but I have shown on him (very successfully haha) done competitive trail with ACTHA.

Um lots of roping. Not a lot of speed events ( speed events he's to huge and bulktastic) and no jumping, other than a couple random logs when he was 4 on a few trails, since he wasn't old enough when I left.

I think that's it....
So have at it!

Here he is at 2

(I promise he really does NOT stand this far forward. I think he was trying to sneak a rub in)

3 yrs
leftish side.jpg

left 2.jpg

right 2.jpg

left trot.jpg

And now at 7 sorry I don't have side shots here...I was a little distracted riding 99% of the time



trot right.jpg

I know his flaws and have my own ideas about a few. But Im very curious and open to see what yall think of him.

Also! Sorry that I have almost no recent good confo I said...I was distracted. But I did go through all my pics and tried to find at least a few good shots to judge. So thanks in advance and have fun
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    08-13-2013, 02:53 AM
He is very pretty ^_^ Maybe a bit long in the back and he has a small neck. But I'm no good at this sort of thing so I'm just going to say he is cute :P Love his colour!
    08-13-2013, 03:48 AM
Green Broke
Thank you^ yes his neck and his back are bleh points for me. His back seems to be just a little less loooong as he's finally grown up and bulked up. And maybe its just hopeful wishes for me but I like to think his short looking neck is partly because of his giant jughead. But I know at least some is he really does have a short neck lol
    08-13-2013, 03:57 AM
Hey, it's not the end of the world. He is a handsome chappy and he really looks like a Barbie horse hehe beautiful colour :)
    08-13-2013, 03:14 PM
Green Broke
Hahaha I don't think he's ever been called a barbie horse lol
But I'm sure he appreciated you compliments. Usually I call him pigpen or Jughead. Haha

Anybody else? Nobody? Him I talk him up so much I figure somebody would want to cut him down to size lol
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    08-14-2013, 03:08 PM
Green Broke
Bump??? Anybody???? No???
    08-14-2013, 03:53 PM
First thing first...I suck at critiques but I had to say that while I don't normally care for palominos, he is a handsome little devil. Very nice.

Ps. Oh, I STILL have that Barbie horse! EB is right, looks just like him....hmmm maybe that's why I he stands out to me LOL. I'll might just have to take a pic of my Barbie horse and post for comparison.
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    08-14-2013, 04:03 PM
Teeny bit short in the neck. Steep shoulder, looks like he's toeing out a little. Jughead? Naaaaawww.
I like him
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    08-14-2013, 04:12 PM
Green Broke
Steep shoulder, long back, short ish neck. I like his head.

Over all I really like him. I ride a short necked horse, so I can sympathise. Wouldn't kick him out of my barn!
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    08-14-2013, 07:48 PM
Green Broke
Haha yes dhw he WAS a Jughead before he grew into himself


Now that um actually looking I'm seeing the shoulder too haha. I just get so flabbergasted by his semi truck sized chest that everything else pales

Hermehgerd barbie horse...I think he would get fired. He's NEVER clean
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