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    11-19-2011, 05:44 PM
OTTB critique :)

Finger Lakes Finest Thoroughbreds - New Price! River Mountain Road, 11 yo, 16.1 chst g

I'm always on the look out for a nice thoroughbred off the rack and something about this guy speaks to me. What do you guys think, a diamond in the rough? Or too old?

Finger Lakes Finest Thoroughbreds - Gilt Edged 16.1, bay, 4y.o. G

Also, this guy has a very sweet face and nice look about him. I like his top line better and he seems nice to handle in his video.

Any glaring faults I might be missing? Neither are perfect but I'm not looking for anything much more than a pleasure horse with local showing.

As for potential disciplines, I'm one for letting the horse choose, but something
in the English realm preferably hunters, jumpers or event.

Sorry I can't just post the photos, I'm using my iPad. Here's the link the board they're posted on, there are plenty on there at the moment!

Finger Lakes Finest Thoroughbreds - Finger Lakes Finest Thoroughbreds
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    11-19-2011, 06:03 PM
I like the second one a ton better! He had nicer conformation and he is more pleasing to the eye, not to mention he is younger. I am worried about the "retiring early" thing though. There is usually a reason they are retired early.
    11-19-2011, 07:02 PM
The first one sounds like a sweetheart! But I think you should go with the second one. He is younger, fit, and has better conformation. But ride both and that will be the ultimate decision maker
    11-19-2011, 07:08 PM
Wish I could buy one :(
    11-19-2011, 07:11 PM
I know he is soooooo pretty lol
    11-19-2011, 07:35 PM
I would keep looking, number 2 looks very straight through his hocks and his pasterns look to long to me.

The first guy looks long through his back and weak in his loins
    11-19-2011, 07:35 PM
Or... :)

Finger Lakes Finest Thoroughbreds - Seven Firsts, 4 y.o., 16.1, chst. Gelding

I just want them all!
    11-19-2011, 07:43 PM
I'm not looking any more I found one that I want as well
    11-19-2011, 10:25 PM
My mare raced at Finger Lakes! Hmm, of those two, I like the second best, but not the back legs.
    11-19-2011, 11:04 PM
Wow... the farrier's work at Finger Lakes is a train wreck! :(

I like the second horse best out of the three. By far!

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