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post #1 of 9 Old 04-04-2013, 06:38 AM Thread Starter
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Conformation & Colour Critique- Appaloosa Mare

This is my 6 year old Appaloosa Mare, Grace. She is 14hh. I'd love to hear your comments on both her conformation and her appaloosa colouring. Thanks :)











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post #2 of 9 Old 04-04-2013, 03:35 PM
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I don't know anything about confo, but I love her color. :)
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post #3 of 9 Old 04-06-2013, 09:36 PM
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Looks a little steep in the shoulder and stands narrow behind. But I like her!
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Cow hocked
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I don't know too much about coformation but she's very pretty!!! :)

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She's cute.

She is cow hocked and a bit sickle hocked. She has 0 withers and looks like she is well fed Her shoulder is straight but she is also well coupled. She has a darling face and I do like her coloring. She may be built slightly up-hill but I could be wrong as I'm eyeballing it.

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Her color would be bay with a blanket and varnish.
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post #8 of 9 Old 04-08-2013, 10:02 AM
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She is gorgeous ! Ill do a full conformation critique if no one else does tomorrow ! Yay I found a pretty horse that has decent conformation !

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post #9 of 9 Old 04-09-2013, 05:37 PM
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I think your mare is adorable. I think her coloring is very cute, and her conformation is pretty good. Her shoulder is maybe a tiny bit steep, but not bad. Nice low withers (perfect for bareback riding), pasterns are short and nicely sloped. Her back may be just a little long and looks like the TINIEST bit roached. Croup is a good length and rounded. She looks cowhocked behind.

Overall, a nicely put together little mare, very proportionate and sturdy looking.
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