Critique 3 yr old Thoroughbred
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Horse Breeds, Breeding, and Genetics > Horse Conformation Critique

Critique 3 yr old Thoroughbred

This is a discussion on Critique 3 yr old Thoroughbred within the Horse Conformation Critique forums, part of the Horse Breeds, Breeding, and Genetics category
  • Critque three year old thoroughbred
  • Thoroughbred 3 year old

Like Tree2Likes

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    03-28-2012, 11:31 PM
  #1
Weanling
Critique 3 yr old Thoroughbred

Please critique this possible buy for dressage. She is 3 year old Thoroughbred.

Thanks!

filly.jpg
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    03-28-2012, 11:57 PM
  #2
Trained
I like her. Is she off the track? I think she could use a little more muscling. I'm no expert in conformation so I'll leave the details to the pros.
     
    03-29-2012, 09:34 AM
  #3
Trained
Her shoulder is a tad upright for a dressage horse, close to ideal for a jumper. She's a tad long in the back, and her croup is a little prominent. A wee bit downhill but being 3 she may grow out if it. Her cannons are a hair long but not too bad for a TB, and I like her hindquarter but I feel like her stifle angle is a tad open (in other words that's a slightly posty hind leg). Lovely deep heartgirth, she might be a bit wasp-waisted which would make her weak through the loin but if she's fresh off the track she might let down.

I won't say anything about head/neck/tie in, because of the angle of her head it will change the apparent proportions.

Overall I really like her, but not for a dressage horse. I think, provided she levels out or matures uphill, she'd make a great jumper... different types! Usually, a good jumper should be able to offer a decent dressage test, and a good dressage horse should be able to jump ok, but there's a reason the types for top jumpers and top dressage horses are completely different. Different horses for different courses.

I love her, but if you don't jump, you should be looking for a horse with a slightly shorter back, more slope in the shoulder, and a smoother coupling.
Kayty and BaileyJo like this.
     
    03-30-2012, 03:24 PM
  #4
Weanling
Thank you!
     
    03-30-2012, 03:26 PM
  #5
Trained
No problem, I hope you got something useful out of all that? I tend to waffle so I hope I didn't fill my post with too much fluff!
     
    04-10-2012, 05:24 AM
  #6
Foal
Woooow. I totally looked at this horse last night as a hunter prospect.
     
    04-10-2012, 04:47 PM
  #7
Weanling
How did she look?? Are you going to pick her up?
     
    04-10-2012, 04:50 PM
  #8
Foal
No, I mean I looked at it last night online and called the people. Haven't seen it in person.
Posted via Mobile Device
     
    04-10-2012, 05:21 PM
  #9
Weanling
This is what Canter told me about her....

"We LOVE this horse!!!! She is gentle, kind and soooo pretty. The pics don't do her justice.It was race day when we took her pics and she was so laid back and not spooky at all esp with all the commotion at the race track. We really want to find her a great home as she is just not suited to be a race horse but would do so well in another discipline. She would do great as a dressage-endurance prospect with some additional schooling. I think Pass Approval has so much potential-can you tell how much I love this horse-LOL!!!!"

Thought it might be helpful for you.
     
    04-10-2012, 05:44 PM
  #10
Trained
She is so very pretty! But...I'm looking at her back pasterns...and cannot tell if its the shadows from her dark legs and the grass. But they look a bit funny to me, like they slope quite a bit more than they should.

Does anyone else see that?
     

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Another Thoroughbred Critique equiniphile Horse Riding Critique 8 09-13-2011 08:23 PM
Critique my thoroughbred and I Please! BetterInTimeRedRosie Horse Riding Critique 30 05-06-2009 02:50 AM
Critique Of My Thoroughbred? LizAndCollin101 Horse Riding Critique 6 11-02-2008 06:28 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:05 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0