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post #1 of 7 Old 12-15-2011, 02:28 PM Thread Starter
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Critique on a potential cutting/cow horse

This horse is a 5 y/o green broke paint, but I am looking for something to turn into a cow horse for me. What do you think from these pictures? I will have pictures of another horse later this evening.







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post #2 of 7 Old 12-15-2011, 02:29 PM Thread Starter
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Also she appears to be butt high in the first picture but is standing on unlevel ground
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We need pictures of her standing square from the side to give you an accurate critique. The one thing I see that sticks out to me is a lot of thickness at the base of her neck, which might make balancing over tight turns difficult.
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post #4 of 7 Old 12-15-2011, 04:27 PM
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Might be the angle but looks narrow in the chest. Could impact the ability to sweep and stay in front of the cow.
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Looks like the neck ties in a little low into the chest, gives her a thick looking neck. Her shoulder angle looks steeper than her hip angle. And I can't really tell, but she looks a little low in the heels in the front.

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post #6 of 7 Old 12-15-2011, 10:24 PM Thread Starter
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I got the best pictures I could for the moment, lets just say she was very distracted and I was lucky I got what I got haha. I will get better confo pics next time I'm over there and have someone to hold her
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post #7 of 7 Old 12-15-2011, 11:33 PM
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I don't see a phenomenal cutting horse, but I see a decent enough all-arounder.
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