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post #1 of 5 Old 08-17-2013, 08:42 PM Thread Starter
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Draft X Gelding

What do you think of this horse's conformation? I know it's not the best pic but it's what I was given. He's a 8 year old draft cross gelding.
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post #2 of 5 Old 08-19-2013, 02:07 PM
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Its really hard to say anything with the angle of the picture, but I do like his nice straight legs. His shoulder is very straight though, which may make for a choppy ride. Thick, drafty head and neck, shallow heart girth considering his size. All in all a pretty typical 'clunky' draft x that was bred for color, but that doesn't mean he can't make a nice play date or trail horse. Are they eating corn in the picture?

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post #3 of 5 Old 08-19-2013, 09:23 PM
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If you could post better photos and message me, ill do a critique for you.
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Overall seems like a pretty nice horse, no major glaring faults.

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post #5 of 5 Old 08-19-2013, 11:09 PM
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He looks like a pretty typey draft x. His shoulder is a bit upright, he's a touch long through the back, and he appears to be seriously lacking in muscle along his topline.

Other than that, he looks like a sweetie. Do you know his training history?

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