Hack or hunter? - The Horse Forum
 4Likes
  • 1 Post By RunningFree96
  • 2 Post By blue eyed pony
  • 1 Post By RunningFree96
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 6 Old 09-18-2013, 06:12 AM Thread Starter
Foal
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 27
• Horses: 0
Hack or hunter?

Just after opinions on whether my mare would be more suited as a hack, or as a hunter. I've had mixed feedback. She's an 8 year old quarter horse. I'm new to showing and so is she, so I'm after any opinions I can get! Thanks in advance :)
Attached Images
File Type: jpg IMG_20130909_075515-1.jpg (93.5 KB, 170 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_20130909_075500.jpg (98.9 KB, 161 views)
EquineBovine likes this.
RunningFree96 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 6 Old 09-19-2013, 04:14 PM
Weanling
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: The Emerald Isle IRELAND <3
Posts: 279
• Horses: 0
we really need to see movement because it's quite a close call but i think hunter wins for me. Really nice pony hope you do well with her :)
rhosroyalvelvet is offline  
post #3 of 6 Old 09-19-2013, 04:21 PM
Weanling
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Texas
Posts: 617
• Horses: 0
What a nicely conformed horse! I second videos of her movement =)
bitinsane is offline  
post #4 of 6 Old 09-19-2013, 05:09 PM Thread Starter
Foal
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 27
• Horses: 0
I might add that this is her probably at her lightest. She is a REALLY good doer! Haha
I'll get video on her on the weekend. She has nice flashy movement but if she could be shown in both hack and hunter classes I suppose that's a good thing as I could take my pick really!
Posted via Mobile Device
RunningFree96 is offline  
post #5 of 6 Old 09-21-2013, 12:57 AM
Trained
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Australia
Posts: 5,733
• Horses: 4
Hello fellow Aussie :)

HFers, in Australia, hunter classes are very different to in the USA.

Hack vs hunter goes on bone. Your lovely mare isn't quite heavy enough through the leg for official hunter. But she's not fine enough for official hack. Thankfully in unofficial, you CAN do both.

Judges are weird though, this horse [who has TONS of bone] placed in hack classes but wasn't even called in for a workout in hunter classes:


This little horse is unshown for now [first show is coming up] but is definitely very hack-type:


Your lovely mare is somewhere in between.
Clava and EquineBovine like this.

A CLEAN SLATE FOR THE FUTURE
blue eyed pony is offline  
post #6 of 6 Old 09-22-2013, 07:14 PM Thread Starter
Foal
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 27
• Horses: 0
Thank you everybody. I've been told that my best bet for a placing at our first show would be in the hack ring. I was lucky enough to be able to speak to one of the judges about her :)
Posted via Mobile Device
blue eyed pony likes this.
RunningFree96 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
Question for the jumpers/hunter hack Roberto Jumping 3 10-03-2011 05:24 PM
judging hunter hack vs. pleasure MaryMary English Riding 6 08-09-2011 03:53 PM
Hunter Hack Classes mmpgrumpy English Riding 4 10-02-2010 06:17 PM
Hunter Hack Question wintec English Riding 7 07-12-2010 10:51 PM
Hunter Hack rissaxbmth English Riding 1 04-22-2010 12:18 AM

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