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    12-21-2011, 05:07 PM
  #1
Foal
Quarter horse citique please

Grade gelding. Seven years old. Fifteen hands tall. Looking for a conformation critique and what do you think he would be best suited as? Currently, just a trail horse.








     
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    12-21-2011, 05:10 PM
  #2
Banned
All I really see is a weaker loin. Nice horse. Kinda looks like a rope horse?
Nice looking boy!
     
    12-23-2011, 03:07 PM
  #3
Green Broke
He is high in the wither (makes me think he may have some Thoroughbred in him?? Perhaps an Appendix QH?)
Long pasterns but nice legs. Has a good, deep girth, though his hindquarters could do with some muscling (also makes me think TB) His shoulder angle is quite steep but overall he's a nice, solid looking horse.
I don't see how with some training he couldn't do some minor league barrels, gymkhana-type events or even some jumping.
     
    12-26-2011, 04:57 PM
  #4
Foal
Love the forest in the background, must be fun riding out that way
     
    12-26-2011, 09:08 PM
  #5
Foal
I also have to agree that his withers are pretty high and his hind quarters are pretty weak. I personally wouldn't do any more than what he currently is: pleasure/trail riding.
     
    12-26-2011, 09:20 PM
  #6
Super Moderator
Good shoulder. Neck is long and set on a tiny bit low. Back is sagging a little, but think it's just lack of muscling. I think a wee bit calf kneed. Girth depth good. Hind end not bad, really. I think no real outstanding problems and looks like a pretty sound horse to me.
     
    12-27-2011, 11:43 AM
  #7
Weanling
VERY posty back legs that could set him up for soundness issues, depending on how he's used, but overall a cute horse.
     

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