Friesian Conformation

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    03-01-2013, 05:38 PM
Friesian Conformation

This is a potential buy for me. I'm just horse shopping. I was just curious though, is this Friesian gelding slightly back at the knee?

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    03-01-2013, 06:06 PM
Green Broke
Looks like a little behind, but the rest of him looks pretty well put together.
    03-01-2013, 09:27 PM
Green Broke
Hard to say. A little long in the back.
    03-03-2013, 07:02 PM
I don't see anything particularly wrong with the knee, but there's not much substance in the shoulder
    03-04-2013, 08:11 PM
I wouldn't say back in the knee, Friesians do tend to stand a little under themselves in front, its not correct but something I have seen a bit with them and would say this fellow does.

I think he is lovely tho and could provide many years of sound fun :)
    03-04-2013, 08:42 PM
I think the biggest fault with that gelding is that I think she is a mare
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    03-04-2013, 09:05 PM
Funny you say that Golden Horse, I thought the same thing but thought maybe he was just hiding it well :p
    03-05-2013, 05:43 PM
Handsome overall, but a bit longer in back, than I'd like to see. Possibly back at the knee, but I can't see that well from the picture. I do think he is more horse up-front, than in the rear.

    03-05-2013, 09:57 PM
Thanks everyone for the input! I was just curious. I've been emailing the owner but I have my doubts so its unlikely that I will buy him.
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    03-05-2013, 10:09 PM
It is a mare. Christina Erickson Art Quilts
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