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    02-02-2013, 05:07 PM
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Yearling
Looking at this TB tomorrow

Sooo I've posted a thread the other day about my first horse. I've been riding for about 9 years and am ready to purchase my first horse! I'm only going to be doing some light riding with him, w/t/c, no jumping or trail riding. I was looking at horses a little under his price range just because I'm not looking for anything fancy, but I found him and really like him. He's 15 minutes from where I work so I figured what the hey, I'm going to go look at him tomorrow after work. I just got off the phone with his owner and he seemed like a good match so far.
Now, I realize these aren't conformation shots, so bear with me. I'm just wondering what you guys think of the one photo, description, and his pedigree.
After I meet him tomorrow, I'll probably wait about a week and bring my trainer out. If I like him and she does too, I'll go out again and ride another time(3 times all together) then after that do a PPE.

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    02-02-2013, 05:13 PM
  #2
Foal
Its hard to do a conformation reply with this photo, but I will work with what I got:)
So from what I see this horse looks reeaaallly small, like pony sized. But it could just be the structure of the woman.
He has nice legs, a little on the skinny size, but pretty good
His neck is decent, on the short side though.
But besides that I would have to have a proper confo. Shot to get a better look at him:) hope he works out!
     
    02-02-2013, 05:16 PM
  #3
Yearling
Yeah, he's only 15.1 hh. I'm going to hop on tomorrow and see if I like his movement. I'm too excited now! Only problem is his name is the same as my dogs, this will get confusing.
     
    02-02-2013, 05:21 PM
  #4
Yearling
If you don't like his name, you could always rename him. He looks like a nice horse, maybe a little bit of a short neck, but could be the way the photo is. Hope you have fun riding him!
     
    02-02-2013, 05:24 PM
  #5
Green Broke
Lot of TB's for sale around Va at good prices.
Horse is a big decision, go out and ride at least two other horses before you make a final decision.
     
    02-02-2013, 05:28 PM
  #6
Yearling
I'm not necessarily set on a TB, I could care less the breed as long as they have what I'm looking for!

Good advice, though. I have a couple others saved on my favorites I plan to look at; he's just so close I figured I'd start with him tomorrow because I'm already out that way. :)
     
    02-02-2013, 09:38 PM
  #7
Green Broke
The only thing I can really say about that photo is that he looks like a Quarter Horse lol
Stocky little fellow with a decent neck set, plenty of depth through the girth and a nice length to his back.
Hindquarters don't look that appealing in that picture, but again, you cannot really tell much so I wont say anything else lol
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    02-04-2013, 03:07 PM
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Yearling
I didn't ride him, but watched him work some in the round pen and spent some time on the ground with him. He's cutecutecute! I'm going to be looking at a couple more horses, but hopefully going back next weekend to ride him.

This is him after getting all sweaty...






Him giving my boyfriend a "what do you want" look lol
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    02-04-2013, 04:59 PM
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Green Broke
Like his size and his larger roomy hocks and knees and what looks like good care.

HATE that purple halter. LOL
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    02-04-2013, 06:04 PM
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Yearling
I can't really comment on his conformation too much - he looks like he could do just fine for light riding like you've mentioned, but I can't say much beyond that. I just have to say, I laughed out loud at that first picture. Just the perspective and height of the fence, he looks 4 ft tall! The others, he looks normal sized, just that first one made me do a double take.
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