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        04-17-2013, 11:02 PM
      #11
    Trained
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    Originally Posted by Sahara    
    If the chestnut had his head straight, you wouldn't see such pronounced ribs. They both appear to be in the same condition.
    Do you know what poverty lines are? For those that don't, see the dimple in the butt that follows the curve of the cheek there? It is about two inches in from the back of the butt. That is a poverty line. The chestnut has them. The black doesn't. The chestnut needs more weight - poverty lines are a good way of telling that.
         
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        04-20-2013, 11:44 PM
      #12
    Foal
    Thank you again everyone! I plan on getting my mare a little fatter, does anyone have any guess as to how much she can gain before she is at a decent weight? I was thinking if she was around 1000lbs it would be pretty good
         
        04-21-2013, 06:45 AM
      #13
    Green Broke
    Id personaly put weight on her untill the poverty lines have gone and you can feel but not see ribs
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        04-21-2013, 12:37 PM
      #14
    Yearling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Chiilaa    
    Do you know what poverty lines are?
    They both have them, which is why I said they appear to be in the same condition.





         
        04-21-2013, 12:47 PM
      #15
    Green Broke
    I vote more weight. But, I like a few extra lbs on my horses.
         

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