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Thoughts on Confirmation of my boy

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        07-15-2013, 10:03 AM
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    Foal
    Thoughts on Confirmation of my boy

    15 year old Standardbred Gelding

    The picture is at a slight angle (check the fence line)...and he seems to bending his neck away a bit.

         
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        07-16-2013, 01:07 AM
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    Started
    Really nice from what I can tell.
         
        07-16-2013, 01:07 AM
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    Started
    I don't know much about Standardbreds but I like him.
         
        07-16-2013, 09:04 AM
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    Green Broke
    He is very well turned out. He is a bit over condition but halter horses usually are. A few extra pounds covers a lot of flaws!

    He has a well set next on a steep shoulder. His hocks and knees are a bit far off the ground and he is built down hill and front end heavy. He withers carry back into a short back and a strong coupling to well rounded hind quarters. He is a bit straight through the stifle and hocks and his hind legs are noticeably longer (in an out of proportion way) than his fronts. He has good bone.

    I cannot comment to his knees and legs as they are not defined in the photo.

    Again, very nicely turned out.
         
        07-16-2013, 09:08 AM
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    Foal
    Elana...the photo is angled a bit..I have never noticed his hind legs being longer..I will try to find a "straight" picture.
         
        07-16-2013, 09:17 AM
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    Foal
    Here is another one..a bit straighter

         
        07-16-2013, 09:41 AM
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    Green Broke
    Ha.. MUCH better photo. He still has out of proportionately long hind legs and here you can see he has a bit of set to his hocks (a bit sickle). He also shoes here a steeper croup though not to the point of being a fault. He has good bone and is NOT tied in at the knee. He still has a steepish shoulder and his point of shoulder is set a little low.

    Nice horse. Would not mind seeing if this one could do some fox Hunting.
         
        07-17-2013, 06:45 PM
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    Teen Forum Moderator
    I don't typically like Standardbreds but I really do like this guy. He is in top condition and his good traits are accented nicely in the pictures. He has his flaws that Elana already mentioned but I can't help but still really like him as a whole. I wouldn't mind having him in MY barn and I love his face. Definitely standardbred, but not the usual 'cinderblock' that I'm used to seeing.
         
        07-17-2013, 07:30 PM
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    Foal
    Definitely not a cinderblock!




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        07-17-2013, 07:50 PM
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    Teen Forum Moderator
    Absolutely gorgeous. He's very regal looking.
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