Critique my 10 year old AQHA? Hunter jumper prospect? - Page 2
 
 

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

Critique my 10 year old AQHA? Hunter jumper prospect?

This is a discussion on Critique my 10 year old AQHA? Hunter jumper prospect? within the Horse Conformation Critique forums, part of the Horse Breeds, Breeding, and Genetics category
  • Aqha hunter jumping
  • Aqha hunter jumpers

Like Tree2Likes

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    12-23-2012, 02:14 PM
  #11
Green Broke
As said previously, I think she may not make a good jumper/hunter. Angle at the point of shoulder is insufficient.
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    12-23-2012, 02:18 PM
  #12
Banned
I have free jumper her before and she LOVES it! She actually over jumped a small 1 foot jump and jumped about 3 feet up.
Posted via Mobile Device
     
    12-23-2012, 03:01 PM
  #13
Green Broke
Loving it and being good at it under saddle are two different things.. but, as stated previously, see how it goes and do get some pictures of her in the air.

Most horses can do 2' to 2'6" fairly safely even without good form.
     
    12-23-2012, 03:05 PM
  #14
Green Broke
I agree she does not look 16 hands, your dad must be 7 ' tall,
She looks like she would be better for hunter classes. I can't see her doing the higher jumps.
     
    12-23-2012, 03:13 PM
  #15
Banned
2'6 is about as high as I want her to jump. So that works. Ill get some pics of er jumping soon.
Posted via Mobile Device
     
    12-23-2012, 04:34 PM
  #16
Yearling
Quote:
Originally Posted by laurenlewis24    
This is my new mare Dakota. She is 10 and 16 hands tall. I am planning on riding her all around but mainly in hunter jumper and hunt seat. She is a bit fat and furry right now, trying to get her to get back on track since she was very overweight when we got her..about 1 month ago.

Sorry for the poor lighting and poor quality pics. I was just trying to hurry before it got too dark so she isnt standing very square.

Attachment 122667

Attachment 122668

Attachment 122669

Attachment 122670
To be fair to this horse, you honestly need better pics...no way around it...sorry. Unless you have actually sticked this horse, you can not say she is 16 hands as the length of her cannons do not indicate that.

From what I can see, see has a decent length of back, I like her hocks and where they are set on the leg/the angle, and in relation to her knees, but she is carrying more bone in her back cannons than in the front. Her pasterns are also longer in the front than in the back, but once again....you really can't assess fairly based on these photos. Her fault is her neck, in one pic it looks like she is developing a big muscle on the bottom...the other pic I don't see that. She is built like a western horse, more compact than a QH hunter horse.

So in other words, she looks like a different horse in each pic so you NEED to get correct shots, with her squared up, standing dead set at the middle of her barrel. Your side shots are at different places...you can't have that if you want a correct analysis. Below is a pic of how you take confo shots:

     

Tags
critique, hunter jumper, prospect

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
Hunter Jumper prospect? Please critique this 6 year old thoroughbred.. laurenlewis24 Horse Conformation Critique 5 12-02-2012 07:06 PM
Jumper or Hunter Prospect Pony? XxPaintTheSkyXx English Riding 5 07-27-2012 03:56 PM
What do you think (possible buy)? Hunter/Jumper prospect? poultrygirl Horse Conformation Critique 2 04-12-2012 10:23 AM
Critique 5 year old mare jumper prospect? poultrygirl Horse Conformation Critique 9 02-04-2012 08:18 PM
Hunter/Jumper prospect critique. *VIDEO* CinnamonBoots Horse Riding Critique 42 10-29-2010 10:03 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:46 AM.


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