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    07-12-2013, 07:39 AM
  #31
Weanling
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from the knees down
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I can kinda see it, but I think it's the angle and shadows.

The seller was very honest about him. However I will check it out a little more.


At the risk of being flamed:

I have a personal set price limit on what I will and will not have vet checked. He falls under the limit of not getting one.
I have had one horse in my lifetime vet checked, my last one, and I had to put him down this spring at only 11 years old and only owning him a year.

Not that vet checks aren't worth it, but I'm willing to take the risk I guess.
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    07-12-2013, 10:17 AM
  #32
Green Broke
I've bought many horses over the years-mares, stallions, geldings-from free to a few thousand dollars-never had a vet check & only had 1 horse turnup unsound, but even that may not have been found in a check. I did have her for a couple of years & ponied her a lot w/out problems,so maybe the problem happened later & I missed the injury somehow.

He is a handsome fellow & I really like his color & build. With a little polishing, I think he'll really shine!
     
    07-12-2013, 10:18 AM
  #33
Green Broke
Crooked front legs. I mean really crooked.

I like him but keep that in mind.
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    07-12-2013, 12:37 PM
  #34
Weanling
Hopefully I can go see him again Sunday and or Monday again.

Elana, crooked how? Like toeing in?

Sunday or Monday I will try for better photos. My trainer is going with me.
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    07-12-2013, 12:39 PM
  #35
Weanling
I can kinda see how his knees seem to dip into the inside... I'll look him over good again.
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    07-12-2013, 12:51 PM
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Originally Posted by Lopin N Paint    
Hopefully I can go see him again Sunday and or Monday again.

Elana, crooked how? Like toeing in?

Sunday or Monday I will try for better photos. My trainer is going with me.
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his pasterns look very up right. Looks like you have a lot of leg issues and if you can't see it you really would be benefited from having a vet look at him
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    07-12-2013, 12:54 PM
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Started
Good luck Paint! Sorry I never sent you that sale ad I mentioned, I asked BM to share it and she never did, so maybe she's changed her mind about the horse I was thinking of. Sounds like you've found something good though.
     
    07-12-2013, 02:09 PM
  #38
Weanling
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Originally Posted by churumbeque    
his pasterns look very up right. Looks like you have a lot of leg issues and if you can't see it you really would be benefited from having a vet look at him
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I'm not really seeing very upright pasterns?
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    07-12-2013, 02:18 PM
  #39
Weanling
I ran a 2 week trial by the sellers. I know a lot of people won't do them but it would give me 2 weeks to get our hands on him. Worth a try.

If they won't do a 2 week trial ill just take the trainer out to see him I guess.
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    07-12-2013, 02:24 PM
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I'm not really seeing very upright pasterns?
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they look like it from the front picture but you don't have very good pictures so it's hard to tell
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