Thoughts on 13 y/o oldenburg/TB?
 
 

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

Thoughts on 13 y/o oldenburg/TB?

This is a discussion on Thoughts on 13 y/o oldenburg/TB? within the Horse Conformation Critique forums, part of the Horse Breeds, Breeding, and Genetics category
  • Thoughts on oldenburg horses

Like Tree2Likes
  • 1 Post By thatsmehello
  • 1 Post By Elana

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    04-30-2013, 07:10 PM
  #1
Foal
Thoughts on 13 y/o oldenburg/TB?

I got this guy about 7 months ago, his name is Miles and he's the nicest horse I've ever had. He is trained in level 2 dressage. Recently he's had problems with arthritis in his front left fetlock and is a little bit pigeon-toed (see 2nd picture) so he isn't as active as he used to be. Besides that I think he looks good but I'd like to know what you guys can see.




     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    04-30-2013, 07:14 PM
  #2
Banned
I can't see your pictures!
     
    04-30-2013, 07:29 PM
  #3
Foal
I fixed it :)
toto likes this.
     
    04-30-2013, 08:41 PM
  #4
Banned
Cant really tell much from the pictures. He should be standing square-- like in halter showing. but what I can see- he's tied in at the knee.. really like the angle of his pasterns- high withered uphill type.. cute head- real vivid bay coloring. :)
     
    05-01-2013, 09:00 AM
  #5
Green Broke
He is a bit long coupled and he is a bit hay bellied.. so I would get him working over cavaletti. He looks to have an overly flat croup as well. His arthritis in his left front is not surprising. He is a bit pigeon toed on that side and the rotation is at the fetlock joint, not at the shoulder. IOWs the leg is straight down to the fetlock joint and that is where the rotation occurs.
     
    05-02-2013, 02:48 PM
  #6
Foal
I didn't think of cavaletti but if you think that might help we'll give it a shot, thanks.
     
    05-02-2013, 02:52 PM
  #7
Green Broke
Start him out low and eventually get him to be able to trot over cavaletti that are 12 inches off the ground. He is to go over these with impulsion and a very light contact. This will encourage him to drop his head and lengthen his back.. which will develop his abdominal muscles and raise his back. This, in turn, will help him to work more off his hind quarters.
Corporal likes this.
     

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
Oldenburg dream? RahneShadow Horse Breeds 4 12-16-2012 03:52 PM
For Oldenburg horses! beccaH Horse Breeds 7 06-19-2010 10:20 AM
My Sister's New Oldenburg! writer23 Horse Pictures 11 04-28-2010 12:53 AM
does any one own oldenburg olivertwist1 Horse Breeds 1 10-27-2008 04:15 PM
oldenburg mix jumping' jimmie Horse Breeding 1 08-07-2008 09:52 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:56 PM.


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