Critique Squiggy again!

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

Critique Squiggy again!

This is a discussion on Critique Squiggy again! within the Horse Conformation Critique forums, part of the Horse Breeds, Breeding, and Genetics category

    LinkBack Thread Tools
        07-29-2012, 06:58 PM
    Green Broke
    Critique Squiggy again!

    I got a few new pictures this morning. This is her peak in condition for this year as I am getting knee surgery tomorrow morning and will not be able to ride for a while.

    Please comment on her confo, muscling and condition! Thanksies!

    ^^ Om-nom-nomming on the trailer....
    Sponsored Links
        07-30-2012, 04:00 AM
    She is looking so much better!
        07-30-2012, 08:37 PM
    Green Broke
    She has a good shoulder
    Nice neck set, though it appears long
    Nice, clean front legs
    Back is long
    Maybe a touch bumhigh
    Sharp slope to her croup but otherwise I like her hindquarters
    Back legs look ever-so-slightly sickled but nothing serious
        07-30-2012, 09:11 PM
    The only thing I dislike about her is the long back and thick set neck. The length of her neck is fine, all the rest I do like about her, except, sorry, she has a larger head for a mare. She doesn't look feminine at all.
        07-30-2012, 09:34 PM
    Same disclaimer as always, I'm no expert... lol.

    Conditioning-wise, she looks really nice. She doesn't have bulging excess muscle, but she's definitely toned. Overall, nice, fit, and healthy.
    I don't really like small heads, I'm not a fan of the doll heads in qh's, so although her head isn't feminine, I don't find it too course or refined. It's a nice medium to me. Personal opinion. ;)
    She is, essentially, what I call "the working quarter horse"- my favorite type of qh! She has a lovely, well-sloped, open shoulder, with nice straight legs, consisting of short (well-sloped) pasterns and cannon bones and good bone. She seems to be back at the knee.
    Her back legs look a bit sickle hocked, with nice short canons and average to low-set hocks, a nice deep girth, a pretty flat wither, a long back and a nice big QH hip. She is a bit downhill but I would not count that as a flaw at all.
    Overall, I find her quite lovely! She looks like she can get the job done and well.
        07-30-2012, 09:39 PM
    I don't think Squiggy has a thick neck. She just doesnt' have a very big shoulder. But, overall, I like her conformation. She is very smooth muscled. I like her front legs especially, and her hock looks good.
    I guess I just like Squiggy. Plain and simple.
        08-03-2012, 06:35 PM
    Green Broke
    Yeah... she's isn't very girlie looking. :P

    Tiny hit the nail on the head with the small shoulder thing. I have to make my breastcollar quite small to fit her.

    When I first ended up with her, she looked SO ugly conformation wise, but a couple years of corrective trimming on her front feet helped a lot with her (now almost unnoticable) toeing out problem.

    She stands just under 16hh right now, and is a very strong and fast girl. I have no complaints about how she grew up. She might have some quirks undersaddle, but she's only 4, so we got time.

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

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


    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
    Squiggy: The Big Package of Surprises QHriderKE Member Journals 117 08-16-2013 04:55 PM
    Canter critique- first time critique, please be nice lol Rachel1786 Horse Riding Critique 11 12-05-2012 12:00 AM
    Western Riding critique and confo critique on Romeo Pidge Horse Riding Critique 19 10-09-2012 03:21 AM
    Took Squiggy to a rodeo yesterday QHriderKE Barrel Racing 6 07-12-2012 11:36 PM
    Squiggy at 4 QHriderKE Horse Conformation Critique 6 05-22-2012 03:37 AM

    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:31 PM.

    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0