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post #1 of 11 Old 01-03-2012, 02:51 PM Thread Starter
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Please critique potential buy...

6 y.o. 15.3 dapple gray registered Thoroughbred mare. She's never been raced. Just looking to get opinions on her conformation. The pictures are not the greatest, I know, but please do the best you can. Thanks!
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post #2 of 11 Old 01-03-2012, 03:02 PM
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She seems a little too chunky to be a thoroughbred. I see more quarter horse in her.
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OP, the pictures are really too small, but what I do see is a rather straight shoulder, and there looks to be something going on with her hind fetlocks. I don't like the way her neck ties into her body, either.


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She seems a little too chunky to be a thoroughbred. I see more quarter horse in her.
There are chunky TBs out there. I happen to have one. Not all of them are long and lean.

What about this guy? Do you think he has any QH in him?
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What about this guy? Do you think he has any QH in him?
Secretariat, right?
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Yup, Secretariat. But since he's much beefier in this picture than when he was racing, he surely must have some QH in him, right?
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Well since QH did come from TB it would be common to find some TB that are heavier built. But I do agree I don't particularly like her hind legs nor how her neck attaches. She seems thick and longer and in my opinion I don't find her to have a very attractive head. But on the plus she is more stout then your average tb and has a descent bone. What would you want to do with her?

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I don't like her back feet....is that called coon footed? Also a very straight shoulder, and possibly ewenecked?
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post #8 of 11 Old 01-18-2012, 12:04 AM
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He's bowlegged in the back , it seems to me, his back feet shouldn't point straight forward as they appear to.
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Allot of people think Aidan is an appendix or a WB lol..no, just big an chunky TB.

I like her, she looks nice and stout. BUT I have a huge problem with her back pasterns.

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post #10 of 11 Old 01-18-2012, 07:49 AM
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Any chance of making those photo's a bit bigger?
Those hind legs are very suss.... unless it's just a couple of bad shots.... I would not touch the horse with a 40 foot barge pole if you intend on any kind of a serious ridden career with her.

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