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Could someone critique this horse! I need to be convinced he isn't my dream horse!

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    04-15-2012, 11:56 AM
  #11
Yearling
Oh yeah, I didn't really even notice the reining thing. I would love a horse like that as just a riding horse, maybe pkay around with roping at paydays.
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    04-16-2012, 02:32 AM
  #12
Yearling
I saw him as well. Any time I see reining, I get excited to see what it is. I kind of expected a horse that was trained to rein, but then maybe had an injury, keeping him from being ridden. I did not expect someone to just throw some words out there to get some attention. He is very mediocre (sp). I wouldn't let him touch a mare, much less a good one. I would also pass because he has been a stallion so long. He is not worth 2500 anyways, imho, unless he can really ride around.
     
    04-18-2012, 07:40 PM
  #13
Foal
I don't see anything wrong with this horses confo and not sure why the negative reviews, except for a stud needs a performance record and good bloodlines. If this was a gelding you would be getting fabulous critiques. And 14 is not necessarily too late to geld. I love his front legs, great bone. Neck is gorgeous, great throatlatch, short compact back, maybe a touch straight in the hock. Go look at him. I'm sure he's not stallion quality because he wouldn't be selling for $2500, but as a gelding for what you want, worth a look in my book.
     
    04-19-2012, 01:13 PM
  #14
Yearling
Thank you, I loved his neck and back! I was really going to work hard to get a job and get him... But just yesterday a situation came up. My grandpa passed away... Leaving my mimi alone and she's very upset. I may be moving into town with my,mimi now.
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    04-19-2012, 01:32 PM
  #15
Green Broke
He is well put together, IMO. I do not like his ears though, they are the least attractive part of him, my personal taste. So everything about him, other than his ears, I like ;)
     
    04-19-2012, 01:50 PM
  #16
Green Broke
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Originally Posted by franknbeans    
So why are they saying he is a reining stud? Is he proven? At 14 most reiners are done, and I am guessing they are saying that to get attention. My bet is he is ok at lots of things, excels at nothing, but passing on color, which many can do. Good price, if you are looking for a stud to throw color, and not sure of any talent to go with it. It he truly had talent and was proven, IMO, he would not be $2500.
ITA - if you have a horse that truly deserves the title "reining stud" - you would also have some great details about his reining career to include in the advertisement
He's not a bad horse, but I would be leery of just about ever selling point/statement the seller made because they are already using what I find to be questionable advertisement tactics.
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    04-19-2012, 02:29 PM
  #17
Trained
He would make a most excellent gelding .... in my pasture... if I had one ... *sigh*
     
    04-19-2012, 04:31 PM
  #18
Trained
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Originally Posted by themacpack    
ITA - if you have a horse that truly deserves the title "reining stud" - you would also have some great details about his reining career to include in the advertisement
He's not a bad horse, but I would be leery of just about ever selling point/statement the seller made because they are already using what I find to be questionable advertisement tactics.
Exactly. And, if the ad is questionable...what else is. Just something to think about.
     
    04-21-2012, 12:01 PM
  #19
Yearling
Frankbeans, I love that quote by Buck. One of my favorites... and yeah I understand. Well the situation I have been put in now I am in no place to be buying another horse...
     



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