Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Higgins, TX. YeeHaw!!
Well, I would really at least wish to know the ages of the mares in question.
For example, some of the things that I see in the pally might change in the future if she was only coming 3. However, if she was 5+, then they are just there and can't be grown out of. I know that my guy (who I got when he was 3) changed his looks completely and some of the things about his confo that were really wonky/worrisome evened out as he grew a bit more.
Just from the very few pictures, I like the look of the brown mare better. She is stouter, broader, and has a much better hindquarter on her.
The palomino just strikes me as dinky or, as Drafty said, weedy. Her chest is significantly more narrow than I like a horse to be and her hindquarter is just really weak in general.
I think I see what lilruffian is talking about with the brown mare's right front and, providing that it isn't a trick of the light/camera, I would guess that she probably popped a splint at some point. No lameness concern there, but it would be an aesthetic thing.
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