Looking at purchasing this Registered Appendix filly - Page 3
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Horse Breeds, Breeding, and Genetics > Horse Conformation Critique

Looking at purchasing this Registered Appendix filly

This is a discussion on Looking at purchasing this Registered Appendix filly within the Horse Conformation Critique forums, part of the Horse Breeds, Breeding, and Genetics category
  • Had to sell 2010 gray appendix filly

Like Tree1Likes

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    02-11-2012, 02:25 AM
  #21
Yearling
Well, if I were raising horses and trying to sell some colts I myself had raised, I'd make sure they were in the best possible condition to sell, so I had a good name. That colt looks like she threw her in the pasture and didn't give a fig about her til someone was interested in buying her. Just my opinion.
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    02-11-2012, 02:29 AM
  #22
Weanling
I know. Do you think this filly will have any health problems in the future from what you guys can tell??
Posted via Mobile Device
     
    02-11-2012, 02:38 AM
  #23
Yearling
I don't like the looks of her legs at all, the muscle will probably get better with time and good eatins, but you can't change bone. It would worry me if she really is turned out with those long pasterns that her entire leg is weak all the way around, I'm not an expert though.
     
    02-11-2012, 02:44 AM
  #24
Banned
I think with time she will grow into them more but like trainer said I would not be willing to take a chance on something like that. I totally missed her legs my first look, I was too caught up in her feet I guess.
     
    02-11-2012, 02:47 AM
  #25
Weanling
She has been left to run the mountain all summer into late fall, then the herd was driven down to the winter pasture where she could feed them and halter break them. I used to have pictures of her sire as a colt, and his legs were all long and gaingly like hers are. I'll obviously have a vet check her out before I follow through with the purchase. It's just that I love her personality!
Posted via Mobile Device
     
    02-11-2012, 02:59 AM
  #26
Yearling
Well, you are going to do what you think is right. I am incredibly hard to sway as well, but I would look around a bit more. I don't know how much she is asking for this filly, but if she took her to a horse sale around me, she'd bring about $100 papered, if that. She just isn't a looker and is weak in several areas. I'd hate to think of loping across a pasture on my horse and have its leg snap or something similar, I'd never trust her legs any more than to walk or trot around.
     
    02-11-2012, 03:08 AM
  #27
Weanling
She's asking $450... If the vet says she's okay, I'll purchase her. I really love her, even though she's a lil homely!
Posted via Mobile Device
     
    02-11-2012, 03:23 AM
  #28
Yearling
Good luck and let us know what ya do!
     
    02-11-2012, 09:59 AM
  #29
Foal
Quote:
Originally Posted by MisssMarie    
Will do! I'll get more pics before I purchase her. She's in another state, so, I can't go see her. I will request a video and more pics before I go through with it, if I do
Posted via Mobile Device
Im a little confused, you said you want her because you love her personality but if you can't nor have you seen her in person there's no way for you to know what kind of personality she has. Unless you see her in person I wouldn't buy her. Imho she's an under cared for backyard filly who probably hasn't had all that much handling. Im also pretty sure you said shed be your first horse?? Id really advise something already well trained if that's the case. Buying a youngster is basically a shot in the dark, even more so if you've never raised a yearling before. Good luck with what you decide.
Posted via Mobile Device
     
    02-11-2012, 10:05 AM
  #30
Weanling
I help my aunt and neighbors raise their yearlings and we've leased once before. So, not too big a case of green + green = black and blue. A hauler we've worked with in the past met her this past week an I trust his judgement. He says she has great personality
Posted via Mobile Device
     

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
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:

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

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
**FOR SALE - 2008 Bay Registered AQHA Filly** jagman6201 Horses for Sale 1 10-19-2010 03:43 PM
Help w/ Registered name - Frenchman's Guy Filly MN Tigerstripes Horse Breeding 7 06-02-2010 01:35 AM
Registered name for Filly Plains Drifter Horse Talk 7 10-07-2009 11:05 AM
09 AQHA REGISTERED FOUNDATION WEANLING FILLY w/ SOCK AND BLAZE, Oklahoma/Texas line Velvetgrace Horses for Sale 8 09-06-2009 10:24 AM
Triple Registered Buckskin Filly For Sale MistyAcres Horses for Sale 1 07-07-2009 04:09 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:58 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0