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post #11 of 14 Old 02-04-2013, 04:48 PM Thread Starter
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I can't say anything about conformation, but WOW! I love his coloring.
haha! Thats excatly how I feel! haha, i feel in love with his colouring and thankfully his temperament and movement are just as gorgeous :)
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post #12 of 14 Old 02-16-2013, 10:25 PM
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I'm still learning about conformation, but I see an upright shoulder, upright pasterns and possibly slight sickle hocks? I'm wondering about his neck set too, though I don't know enough to really critique it properly.

Other than that, I think he's pretty darn handsome! Congratulations. :)
I wouldn't say he's sickle hocked exactly. his back legs don't slope under him when he's lined up...
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post #13 of 14 Old 02-16-2013, 10:38 PM
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He's cute!! He looks athletic but also sturdy in my opinion. His proportions match nicely - everything from the neck, to midsection, to hind end all "match." His withers are reeaally high, so be wary of that when fitting a saddle. He does have a steep shoulder, which will make it difficult for him to really lengthening his step in front. I noticed that the length of his topline seems to be a little long compared to his underline - usually you want it to be a good bit shorter, like this horse:



He's got a good long croup with a nice slope to it. His gaskin looks a little long, and looks a tiny bit camped out behind with slight sickle hocks. Definitely not major though. His coat is very shiny too by the way! He's a nice looking horse.
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post #14 of 14 Old 02-17-2013, 09:02 PM
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He does loook very nice working english (in my opinion). :) Here is a pic of him on the bit.
From this picture alone, I can say that hes not actually on the bit, thats his front end held back with no push from behind. No push=no impulsion or collection.
I do how ever like the looks of him alot.

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