Paint mare Critique?
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Horse Breeds, Breeding, and Genetics > Horse Conformation Critique

Paint mare Critique?

This is a discussion on Paint mare Critique? within the Horse Conformation Critique forums, part of the Horse Breeds, Breeding, and Genetics category

    Like Tree1Likes
    • 1 Post By DraftyAiresMum

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        03-13-2013, 07:07 PM
      #1
    Foal
    Paint mare Critique?

    So I am posting this for a friend who wanted to know if any one saw any thing that popped out about her mare's conformation. She is a soild paint.She is about 15'3 and is a nice mare.Sorry the pic are not very good.

    Thank you!
    Attached Images
    File Type: jpg black beauty.jpg (61.0 KB, 101 views)
    File Type: jpg black beauty 2.jpg (66.6 KB, 98 views)
    File Type: jpg black beauty 3.jpg (61.0 KB, 99 views)
    File Type: jpg cute.jpg (25.6 KB, 98 views)
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        03-13-2013, 07:30 PM
      #2
    Banned
    First pic looks a little camped under??
         
        03-13-2013, 07:34 PM
      #3
    Trained
    I take it these pics are from separate times?

    In the first pic, she's camped under, underweight, butt high, over at the knee (a teensy bit), tied in behind the knee, sickle hocked, and her hocks are set WAY high.

    Second set (where she's fuzzy) are difficult to tell with a dark horse on a dark background, but it looks like she's definitely sickle hocked, still tied in behind the knee...and she still looks a bit underweight, even with the woolies. I also wonder if she's brown, not black, with the mealiness around her muzzle and under her flank...
    Posted via Mobile Device
    BigBenLoverforLife likes this.
         
        03-13-2013, 09:04 PM
      #4
    Teen Forum Moderator
    With a gigantic, shark fin wither like that, I'm really wondering if she's a TB rather than a paint, or atleast partially TB? I'm not sure that I've ever seen such prominent withers on a paint before. Usually the problem is opposite.

    I'm also wondering if her feet are hurting her, whether from laminitis or just those very underrun heels. She has the very typical 'ouch' posture that horses tend to adopt when they don't want to put pressure on their heels. My foster filly stands the same way due to having terribly unhealthy hooves (we're working on them!). It could just be a conformational fault though. Still, I think that trimming her differently would help her, either way.

    Needs 60 or so pounds, steep shoulder, long back, and long pasterns/cannons, which again leads me to wondering if she's at least partbred TB. I think that with some weight and a different farrier this gal will look 200% better and a lot of her faults will be minimized. Once she gains some weight, some good work to build her muscles up would help her out a lot as well. How old is she?
         

    Thread Tools

    Similar Threads
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    Paint mare critique Allegro Horse Conformation Critique 17 12-08-2012 11:08 AM
    Critique Paint mare? Goosey Horse Conformation Critique 7 09-02-2012 08:59 AM
    Critique my paint mare? jingojewel Horse Conformation Critique 5 05-15-2012 09:50 PM
    Please critique my new paint mare! TrailxxRider Horse Breeds 5 03-08-2012 05:38 PM
    Critique Paint Mare classie1 Horse Riding Critique 2 01-16-2008 12:21 PM



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:10 PM.


    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0