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post #1 of 15 Old 12-25-2012, 07:42 PM Thread Starter
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Possible buy Barrel horse

So I think I'm gonna go check this guy out. He's being sold as a 1D/2D horse. These are the only pics I have for now. If I go see him I'll take some myself. She supposed to send me a few more. Here's his pedigree http://www.allbreedpedigree.com/pacific+crossfire Anything strike you in these pics. Thanks!


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post #2 of 15 Old 12-26-2012, 03:36 AM
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For a barrel horse, I like him all the way up to his back legs, which look a tad funky...
But from my amateur view point, he has one hell of a back end motor, with a big hip and a well sloped croup, a lovely shoulder angle, slight downhill build, short canons, short pasterns with good slope, good bone substance, a balanced body with a well shaped neck that's a good length...
Correct me if anything that I said is wrong, but I think this is quite a good looking horse and although I can't tell you if he's really a 1 D barrel horse, I think he could do very well in that discipline. I'd buy him.
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post #3 of 15 Old 12-26-2012, 07:35 AM
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Handsome fellow, I like him. Is he, perhaps, a tad sickle-hocked?
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I was wondering if he was suckled hocked too. Could be the picture though. The other thing that strikes me as off about him is his neck it looks so skinny makes me wonder if its ewed.
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I was wondering if he was sickle hocked too. Could be the picture though. The other thing that strikes me as off about him is his neck it looks so skinny makes me wonder if its ewed.
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You have already heard my other response but I will post it here as well...

-Skinny short neck
-Decent Shoulder, would like to personally see a little more slope to him as a barrel horse.
-Bigger withers (not really a conformation thing...more of an observation lol)
-Longer back
-Decent Hip
-Sickle hocked (slightly from the above pics)
-Pasterns are a bit long in the back
-Shorter in the front
-A little to fine of bone for his body type

He looks like a decent horse I would really like to see some better pics when you get them, and the videos.

Not much impressive to me in his pedigree....he goes back to some foundation run on top, and some race and halter lines on the bottom. Nothing jumps out to me as "great" in his pedigree.

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A bit tied in at the knee. I am wondering if they are hiding his neck by taking a photo of the side with the long mane... His neck does not appear ewe.. but I am wondering if it has a lot of muscling on the underside from carrying his head high and hollowing his back instead of collecting and extending nicely like a good barrel horse would.

Standing splay legged behind he does look sickle hocked.

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Ok she sent me two video's but I can only get one to work. This one is from last year. She said he didn't want to run for her which I can tell she's kicking the crap out of him. Wasn't very impressed with this video. Hopefully she can send me something better. Click link to watch.

http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/b...BE14B68087.mp4

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http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb119/catnoles/C4B3846B-0C4B-47DE-9615-9EF8D20471CB-1457-000000C51514425D-1_zpsf6857fd7-1_zps705476ca.jpg
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Ok I got the other video she put it on YouTube for me.

Noey's Herd
http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb119/catnoles/C4B3846B-0C4B-47DE-9615-9EF8D20471CB-1457-000000C51514425D-1_zpsf6857fd7-1_zps705476ca.jpg
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post #10 of 15 Old 12-26-2012, 06:32 PM
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Runs wide on the last barrel (but I am not expert at this sport at all)?

Look at the stills again. Look at his right front. Do you see any tendons? Does it look puffy in the tendon area to you? Do his heels look cut awfully short to you (they do to me) in front? It almost looks like he might be pointing that left front a little.

If you go and see him and like him, do get a PPE and I would look hard for things like Navicular among other things.

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