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    04-06-2014, 08:47 PM
  #41
Yearling
Definitely wouldn't dream of eventing on him! He would probably break!!!
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    04-06-2014, 10:26 PM
  #42
Yearling
I Agree with the above. He doesn't seem very sturdy. But who knows, he may suprise you. This is the horse I event on:
And we can also compete around 3'6 courses. He can go higher, I can't xD

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    04-07-2014, 01:05 AM
  #43
Yearling
^^^ really? He doesn't look that light boned to me. A bit long backed and fairly upright shoulder. I would guess he will still fill out a bit more. I don't see him being a world class eventer, but would think he could get around a lower level course ok if he has the mind for it.
     
    04-07-2014, 02:44 AM
  #44
Yearling
I don't know, I mean I don't think he would break or anything, just not my preference for an eventer.

But then again my gelding probably isn't ideal either. What he lacks conformation wise, he makes up in heart and bravery.

And heart and bravery have a lot to do with how well a horse does around a cross country course. So this horse may do fine.

I just wouldn't buy her, personally.
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    04-07-2014, 07:03 AM
  #45
Weanling
You seem to be a bit stuck on colour, pretty much all of the horses you have posted have been an "interesting" colour, rather than bay/brown/black/chestnut standard of most event type (Thoroughbred, Warmblood) horses.

A good, reputable breeder won't be breeding a horse because of flashy colour, but because of of decent bloodlines, conformation, proven records etc. Warmbloods and Thoroughbreds, the typical event horse, that is generally best suited to the job, did not have colour introduced into the breed until quite recently, and seems a bit of a fad, in my opinion.

Something like this is more like what you should be looking at, IMO - 2005 model, done a fair amount of training but still moldable, nice big stride, and clears the jumps with room and tidily.

     
    04-08-2014, 01:19 PM
  #46
Green Broke
I posted several horses that I found online that are colored and well built and proven eventers (similar to rideordie's guy)

There are horses that have potential and color... Potential needs to be the top priority and color needs to be a bonus, don't look just at horses with color. You aren't doing yourself any favors.
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