Fat &Sassy QH/Percheron Cross Filly 2.5 - The Horse Forum

 12Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 26 Old 10-29-2013, 08:01 PM Thread Starter
Yearling
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Desert from Hell, CA.
Posts: 1,377
• Horses: 5
Fat &Sassy QH/Percheron Cross Filly 2.5

It's been a long time since I got some updated opinions on Kiera. As per the title, she is a QHxPerch Filly, the dam is a palomino QH named Badger's Magic, and the sire a giant black Perch stud. She is looking maybe a tad over 15 hands and the last time I weight taped her, she was over 1k pounds.

I know she is a bit dusty and I couldn't get her mane groomed out, so I just tried to pull it off her neck a bit. Also my mom, though honestly trying to help, could not get her to stop wiggling while I was trying to take pix. If these aren't sufficient I will try to take better ones tomorrow when hubby is here to lay down the law, or at least take the pics while I do. ;)











*She's so cute, but she's driving me buggy today!! Haha*

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jareth, the Goblin King
I move the stars for no one.
RIP Pumpkin: 2012-8/26/13
demonwolfmoon is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 26 Old 10-29-2013, 08:04 PM Thread Starter
Yearling
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Desert from Hell, CA.
Posts: 1,377
• Horses: 5
Here is the old thread, from when she was 1:
Yearling QH/Percheron Cross Filly

Yearling recap:


Weanling recap:


Quote:
Originally Posted by Jareth, the Goblin King
I move the stars for no one.
RIP Pumpkin: 2012-8/26/13
demonwolfmoon is offline  
post #3 of 26 Old 10-29-2013, 08:08 PM
Started
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Maryland
Posts: 2,088
• Horses: 2
How old is she in her current pictures?

She looks like she has a lot of growing left to do. Cute face

EQUUS KEEPUS BROKUS
Drifting is offline  
post #4 of 26 Old 10-29-2013, 08:08 PM
Teen Forum Moderator
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: South East Texas
Posts: 7,157
• Horses: 2
The first thing that stood out to me were her big, flat, pancake hooves. Very typical of drafts, but also something that needs to be addressed by a farrier that is competent with that type of hoof.

She just looks like a gangly two year old to me right now ;) steep croup and a weaker hind end than I expected (could muscle up some as she gets older), nice strong, well built legs from what I can tell. Coarse shoulder and she almost seems like she's rather base narrow for her size in the front. Maybe that's just me. Her head is big for her size but I think that's just the draft in her...she has the most content 'dude I'm awesome' look on her face though that just makes me want to hug her!

Everyone in your life is meant to
be in your journey, but not all of
them are meant to stay till the end.
Endiku is offline  
post #5 of 26 Old 10-29-2013, 08:09 PM Thread Starter
Yearling
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Desert from Hell, CA.
Posts: 1,377
• Horses: 5
Quote:
Originally Posted by Drifting View Post
How old is she in her current pictures?

She looks like she has a lot of growing left to do. Cute face
She is a May 2011 baby. So unless my math is off (frequently is!) she is just about 30 months old now!

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jareth, the Goblin King
I move the stars for no one.
RIP Pumpkin: 2012-8/26/13
demonwolfmoon is offline  
post #6 of 26 Old 10-29-2013, 08:12 PM Thread Starter
Yearling
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Desert from Hell, CA.
Posts: 1,377
• Horses: 5
Quote:
Originally Posted by Endiku View Post
The first thing that stood out to me were her big, flat, pancake hooves. Very typical of drafts, but also something that needs to be addressed by a farrier that is competent with that type of hoof.

She just looks like a gangly two year old to me right now ;) steep croup and a weaker hind end than I expected (could muscle up some as she gets older), nice strong, well built legs from what I can tell. Coarse shoulder and she almost seems like she's rather base narrow for her size in the front. Maybe that's just me. Her head is big for her size but I think that's just the draft in her...she has the most content 'dude I'm awesome' look on her face though that just makes me want to hug her!
Lol she has that attitude for sure, and it's part of why I get so frustrated. Literally NOTHING phases her! When we go out to drop the hay, the other horses know to stay away from hubby, they wait patiently. Kiera goes *just* out of reach and paces like a hungry dog. Gah!

As for the feet, I wasn't here the last time the farrier was out, but I will make sure to be here for the next visit (probably next week) and I will bring it up for sure. NOT MANY DRAFTS OUT HERE...guessing that's going to be a factor. =/

PS....that big old head...smh...poor thing is QH sized with a draftie dome...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jareth, the Goblin King
I move the stars for no one.
RIP Pumpkin: 2012-8/26/13

Last edited by demonwolfmoon; 10-29-2013 at 08:15 PM.
demonwolfmoon is offline  
post #7 of 26 Old 10-29-2013, 08:40 PM
Teen Forum Moderator
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: South East Texas
Posts: 7,157
• Horses: 2
lol! Sounds like she runs the place and knows exactly what is going to get her in trouble and whats not...and maybe likes to push the envelope a lot xD that's hilarious. Maybe with some more age and refining she'll be one of those golden horses you can do anything anywhere with because she's just that unflappable.

When you farrier comes, ask him about the extreme flaring going on in all four hooves. Her toes look too long to me as well. Is the farrier different from her one year old photos? I ask because her hooves actually looked really nice then. Now they're pancakes. You really have to stay on top of some drafty hooves, and others you don't. My guess is that she is one that has to be trimmed frequently to keep them normal.
Wallaby and deserthorsewoman like this.

Everyone in your life is meant to
be in your journey, but not all of
them are meant to stay till the end.
Endiku is offline  
post #8 of 26 Old 10-29-2013, 08:45 PM Thread Starter
Yearling
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Desert from Hell, CA.
Posts: 1,377
• Horses: 5
Yes, it's a different Farrier! The one in the yearling pics is an EAST COAST FARRIER from PA....lotttts of drafts!!!

She's been here in Cali for a year, and she is due for her second trim since she's been back with us. As far as I can tell....drafts are not popular in this area in the least, it's all paints, pasos, Aztecas and Qhs. Maybe the farriers she has seen are just not used to trimming the drafty feet?

I will bring it up and maybe show him some pictures.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jareth, the Goblin King
I move the stars for no one.
RIP Pumpkin: 2012-8/26/13

Last edited by demonwolfmoon; 10-29-2013 at 08:48 PM.
demonwolfmoon is offline  
post #9 of 26 Old 10-29-2013, 08:47 PM
Teen Forum Moderator
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: South East Texas
Posts: 7,157
• Horses: 2
Well that would make sense! Maybe you need to smuggle your old farrier over to CA ;)

Hopefully once you point it out to him he'll know what to do to fix it, or know where to research it if he isn't familiar with flaring.
demonwolfmoon likes this.

Everyone in your life is meant to
be in your journey, but not all of
them are meant to stay till the end.
Endiku is offline  
post #10 of 26 Old 10-29-2013, 09:00 PM
Yearling
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Neither here nor there
Posts: 1,043
• Horses: 0
She seems to have taken a lot of influence from the draft side. She has a drafty rear with steep croup and a high set stifle, but good set to her hocks. She is a little light through the hind end right now, but has filled out a lot since last year. Back is an ok length, neck is short and thick, but ties in ok. Her head looks huge in some of the photos, but she has a cute expression. She has good bone, but appears to be slightly back at the knee.

I do agree her hooves are a concern.

Overall I think she looks better this year than last, and suspect next year she will look even better. I have a feeling she is going to be slow maturing.
demonwolfmoon likes this.
Tryst is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
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:
OR

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
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Percheron/TB cross?? hrsrdr Horse Breeds 67 10-10-2014 10:56 AM
Yearling QH/Percheron Cross Filly demonwolfmoon Horse Conformation Critique 8 06-11-2012 01:36 PM
Rocket & Sassy :)! emilienrocket Horse Pictures 3 04-05-2012 03:35 PM
Ideas on training a Percheron cross filly horse happy Horse Training 7 01-16-2011 04:45 PM
Percheron or Percheron/Cross Cassilynne Horse Breeds 44 06-26-2008 11:35 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome