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post #1 of 6 Old 07-09-2012, 11:05 PM Thread Starter
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Possible buy- Maybe for Gaming

Okay I asked for conformation pictures specifically asking for her to be squared up, a pic of back/front legs ect. I waited a week for them and well this is what I got... So please do you best until I get more or when I take them myself. I know these are horrible pictures.

A 4 year old unregistered quarter horse mare. They say she is about 15 hands but honestly I am not sure if they are correct on that. She is green broke. Can apparently W/T/C under saddle. I have worked with and trained horses in the past so this does not phase me. I have a friend who is a trainer and also I have my own. If I need help with anything I have it I think her face looks funny because of that "halter" they have on her. She needs a lot of muscling and some weight. But from what you guys can see, what do you thinking? Could she be a decent gaming horse? (I know the horses own drive adds into the factor of that as well)

Again I am sorry about these pictures! All else fails I'll take some myself.
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post #2 of 6 Old 07-10-2012, 12:28 PM Thread Starter
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post #3 of 6 Old 07-10-2012, 12:39 PM
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Those are really bad pic lol. I can't tell much at all sorry. They didn't even take one pic of her whole body.
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post #4 of 6 Old 07-10-2012, 04:02 PM
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First off, my personal opinion is do not buy her, keep looking.
Multiple things that make me want to leave her and continue;
You had to wait a week for crappy pictures, they couldn't even put a lead on that (about to break) halter that doesn't fit.

She doesn't have a lot of muscle condition, and a poor topline. This really stands out to me on her for some reason. I'd bet money she has worms.

Her head, she has the ugliest, most unattractive head I have EVER seen on a horse, let alone a mare!

She is slightly sickle hocked, but severely underneath herself.

The owners are feeding their horses grain dumped right onto the ground.

I wouldn't waste my time looking at her.
On a positive side, I really love that shade of bay.
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post #5 of 6 Old 07-13-2012, 01:22 PM
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Texas freedomnailed it. Anyone to send photos like that is trying to hide something. Too many other horses out there.. Pass.

BTW I don't care about head. You don't ride the head. OTOH the hed to neck connection counts and she is a bit hammer headed. this will make her more difficult to get balanced for things like gaming.

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post #6 of 6 Old 07-14-2012, 01:49 AM Thread Starter
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Yeah I decided to not even go look at her. Someone passed this ad to me after I mentioned I was thinking about buying a new prospect. The more and more I talked to the lady the less and less I liked the mare. I didn't like her that much in the first place but I was told she was cheap and solid. I am going to keep looking...



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