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post #1 of 16 Old 03-01-2013, 04:38 PM Thread Starter
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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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post #2 of 16 Old 03-01-2013, 05:06 PM
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Looks like a little behind, but the rest of him looks pretty well put together.

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post #3 of 16 Old 03-01-2013, 08:27 PM
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Hard to say. A little long in the back.

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post #4 of 16 Old 03-03-2013, 06:02 PM
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I don't see anything particularly wrong with the knee, but there's not much substance in the shoulder
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post #5 of 16 Old 03-04-2013, 07:11 PM
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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 :)
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post #6 of 16 Old 03-04-2013, 07:42 PM
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I think the biggest fault with that gelding is that I think she is a mare
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post #7 of 16 Old 03-04-2013, 08:05 PM
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Funny you say that Golden Horse, I thought the same thing but thought maybe he was just hiding it well :p
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post #8 of 16 Old 03-05-2013, 04:43 PM
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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.

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post #9 of 16 Old 03-05-2013, 08:57 PM Thread Starter
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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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post #10 of 16 Old 03-05-2013, 09:09 PM
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It is a mare. Christina Erickson Art Quilts
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