Potential buy, please give me feedback on him
 
 

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

Potential buy, please give me feedback on him

This is a discussion on Potential buy, please give me feedback on him within the Horse Conformation Critique forums, part of the Horse Breeds, Breeding, and Genetics category

    Like Tree2Likes
    • 1 Post By CandyCanes
    • 1 Post By Tryst

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        08-19-2014, 03:34 AM
      #1
    Weanling
    Potential buy, please give me feedback on him

    A friend of mine is selling him for a very low price, since she has 130 horses and wants to reduce the herd.. What do you think of him? My goals would be to do medium level dressage and maybe jump for fun every now and then. Looking to ride 4-5 times a week. He is 5 years old right now.








    Only things I see is his neck being a bit ewe, maybe..and his head isn't as pretty as one could be.
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        08-19-2014, 04:06 AM
      #2
    Showing
    I like him. A lot. Draft cross? I'd guess Clydesdale/paint, if he is. Could be wrong, though.
    Posted via Mobile Device
         
        08-19-2014, 04:29 AM
      #3
    Weanling
    You're almost on the money :) his dam is a paint and sire an Estonian Draft horse. Do you think he'd be a good first horse?
         
        08-19-2014, 04:35 AM
      #4
    Showing
    I adore my draft cross. Wouldn't trade him for the world. I think good ones make good first horses.
    Posted via Mobile Device
         
        08-19-2014, 06:44 AM
      #5
    Yearling
    I think he's really quite nice.
    You say your goals are to do medium level dressage. He will do this no bother. Every horse, except ones with major major conformation faults, can do dressage, up to medium level at least. Every thing in dressage is based on what a horse can do naturally. I'm a firm believer that any horse can do a grand prix dressage test if given correct training and time. It might not be a good test, but all horses should be able to do it, as its what they do naturally.
    Good luck with him... He's looks safe and sane, and capable of many things.
    Posted via Mobile Device
    BreanneAlter likes this.
         
        08-19-2014, 08:45 AM
      #6
    Green Broke
    Nice horse. No ewe neck. A little straight behind. Shoulder is a little restricted in its conformation. He needs a GOOD farrier.
         
        08-19-2014, 09:39 AM
      #7
    Yearling
    In addition to the above I see a long back and coupling. His topline is nearly as long as his underline. This will make it harder for him to engage his hind end in collection.

    Regarding him as a first horse - hard to say. Generally first horses should be "been there, done that" types, not five year olds that are still learning themselves. However if he has a nice temperament and you are working with a trainer, he might be fine.
    Elana likes this.
         
        08-20-2014, 02:22 AM
      #8
    Weanling
    Thanks everyone. I like him, but I don't have that feeling that yes, that would be the right horse for me. I went to see him and he was rather passive..I would like a more communicative and curious horse. But he is beautiful. The owner has managed to find another buyer for him, so I hope his new owner is happy :) Thank you everyone who commented!
         

    Quick Reply
    Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
    Message:
    Options

    Register Now

    In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

    Already have a Horse Forum account?
    Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

    New to the Horse Forum?
    Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

    User Name:
    Password
    Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
    Password:
    Confirm Password:
    Email Address
    Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
    Email Address:

    Log-in

    Human Verification

    In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


    Old Thread Warning
    This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

    Thread Tools

    Similar Threads
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    Please give me feedback on this poem? maddisullivan General Off Topic Discussion 0 10-09-2012 07:09 PM
    Feedback on these potential Dressage horses Golden Horse Horse Conformation Critique 37 12-04-2011 03:21 PM
    Potential buy please give me opinions LuvMyPerlinoQH Horse Riding Critique 14 10-28-2011 07:14 PM
    New Horse Story (Please give feedback!) BuckskinBorn2Fly Horse Stories and Poems 2 03-10-2011 04:09 PM
    Horse critique after 10 months-please give your feedback roro Horse Riding Critique 6 05-22-2010 02:02 PM



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:31 PM.


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