GH-I agree that I am drawn to the color of the first one.....I prefer more dark than white on paints, just personal preference, and a bit of real it-easier to keep clean.
However-the second mare I think will look a lot more like the stud when she is in shape, and you (and everyone) likes him......He looks a little downhill to me, but I do like him. Both sound like they may have low level reining ability-daddy has done it, not sure how well, and grandsire did ok. I have heard that when you are looking for a horse built to rein, you want a trapeziod shape, with the legs somewhat under the horse. Also a little bit cowhocked. Both seem to have those qualities.
I think what looks a little weird in the second mares shoulder is fat. SHe needs to be in work and I think she would muscle up nicely, and look even more like daddy.
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