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WTH is he doing?

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        11-06-2013, 05:58 PM
    WTH is he doing?

    I'm currently riding a horse that does the silliest thing in the cross-ties. I don't know if this is a conformation fault though, or just him being weird.

    He stands with his front legs closer together than his back ones, especially around the time I do his hooves. It's noticeable, and sometimes exaggerated. I haven't seen him do it at any other time though.

    He's a "racing QH", whatever that means, and is pretty young.
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        11-06-2013, 06:11 PM
    It could be him just being weird. The only other thought I have conformational is base narrow. I wouldn't be able to tell though without a picture. Do you have one?
        11-06-2013, 06:15 PM
    Not at the moment, but I'll try to remember to take one.
        11-07-2013, 06:18 PM
    He could be leaning on the cross ties, or be trying to find a comfortable stance if the crossties are over concrete.

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