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    12-28-2011, 01:24 PM
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Foal
Help me pick a horse?

Hi :)

I'm buying a foal with who I could do some lower dressage and jumping, a lot of trail riding... I would like to try western too, or go for endurance.
I would like to try everything, because I don't know yet what exactly I like the most. I've been riding for 11 years. I definitely like dressage and jumping, but I didn't have a chance to try other stuff.

My bigest wish is to breed a horse one day, so I'm looking for something with good pedigree, nice conformation, moving and nice temperament.

I absolutely adore warmbloods...

So here are few foals I like, I don't know anything about good conformation or pedigrees...

This one is a hanoverian



Born in May.
Sire:Dannebrog Hanoverian
Dam:Eiwa Hanoverian


Oldenburg:



Sire:Collado Oldenburg
Dam: can't find her on allbreedpedigree... NAOMI W sire: GARFIELD dam:NINIWA
     
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    12-28-2011, 07:50 PM
  #2
Weanling
I like the look and color of the oldenburg!
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    12-28-2011, 08:25 PM
  #3
Cat
Green Broke
The one thing that seems to jump out at me between the two foals is that the Oldenburg seems to have a better shoulder angle. It also seems to have a better length on the pasterns and more bone to the leg to hold up to jumping. To me the hanoverian seems to have longer pasterns and the lower leg seems to be lighter.

But I am by no means an expert on foal conformation! Just things that jumped out at me and I don't even know if I'm accurate.
     
    12-31-2011, 12:31 PM
  #4
Foal
The two pictures look like the same foal at a different age.
     
    12-31-2011, 01:29 PM
  #5
Foal
The oldenburg photo is not showing up for me.. But the first thing that jumped out at me of the hanoverian is the steep, long and upright pasterns. Its very hard to do a confo critque on a foal because they are not done growing and they change so much. However those pasterns worry me, especially for jumping.
     
    01-01-2012, 02:18 PM
  #6
Foal
I can't see the Oldenburg foal.
Paintgirl is right,the pasterns could cause some problems,especially for jumping.

The Oldenburg has a very good grandsire,Cassini is a very good Hoslteiner stallion with very succesful offspring but they can get hot at times.
     
    01-01-2012, 10:13 PM
  #7
Cat
Green Broke
Could you guys C&P this link and see it that way?

http://pic.equigaia.com/upload/image...enburger_1.jpg
     
    01-02-2012, 05:00 AM
  #8
Foal
I still can't see the picture..
     
    01-02-2012, 05:17 AM
  #9
Trained
I can't see the Old. Photo either so will just tell you about the Hano.
First thing - he has very good dressage lines. Don Schufro is very well known as a dressage sire, and his sire, Donnerhall, is dressage royalty. He is a dressage supersire and his progeny are well sought after for their rideability and good temperaments, making them (in general) suitable for amateur riders.
The sire's dam line contains Brentano II, also a well known dressage sire, though offspring can vary, some a little hot, others comatose!

I'm not a huge fan of the foal's dam line, though there are some well known dressage sires in there as well.


How old is the foal in the photos you provided? Looks like he's going through a growth spurt in the older photo, but looking past the 'uglies', I certainly like his build. Good front end, maybe a little steep in the shoulder, but neck ties in well, comes up and out into an elegant jaw line. Depending on the age, those pasterns are a little upright, but nothing I would jump up and down about yet as youngsters do tend to have long upright pasterns for quite a long time during their growth.
     

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