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Can you guys tell me what score you would consider these guys?

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        09-17-2013, 12:16 AM
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    Foal
    Can you guys tell me what score you would consider these guys?

    I have a Morgan mare that got an injury on her leg a few months ago, over the next month she lost a bit of weight. I have had her on a good diet and she seems to me to be doing better but I have never done the scoring system and I am not sure I am doing it right.
    The second horse is a paint gelding I took in as a rescue. He was abandoned and saved by his neighbors. They got him UTD on shots then I got him.
    If its not to much trouble I would appreciate if you guys could take a look for me. They both still need weight, but what score would you give them on The Henneke scale?
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        09-17-2013, 01:32 AM
      #2
    Weanling
    I would say about a 5...
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        09-17-2013, 02:54 AM
      #3
    Trained
    5 too. I think you need a vet to remove those dangly things on the chestnut's belly!
         
        09-17-2013, 01:56 PM
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    Foal
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    I think you need a vet to remove those dangly things on the chestnut's belly!
    LOL no kidding :)
         
        09-17-2013, 04:12 PM
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    Teen Forum Moderator
    IMO they don't need more weight; they're both perfect. The paint MIGHT be ok with another 20 lbs or so, but not more than that. They could use more muscle though.
         
        09-17-2013, 04:18 PM
      #6
    Yearling
    I'd say about a 5, too. :)

    *whispers* Senior feed works wonders.
         
        09-17-2013, 04:22 PM
      #7
    Green Broke
    I agree with Endiku. They look pretty good. Just need some muscling.
         
        09-17-2013, 07:08 PM
      #8
    Trained
    Yeah, missed the last bit of your post OP... those danglies distracted me! I agree with Endiku, neither needs any more weight. They look good & you don't want them fat. I think going of the Henneke scale, about 4.5 is generally perfect.
         
        09-19-2013, 12:22 PM
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    Green Broke
    I agree they look perfect weight to me just needing some muscling and toning up they should be absolutely amazing in a few months :). Good work
         
        09-20-2013, 02:19 AM
      #10
    Weanling
    Very nice looking horses. They don't look like they need more weight, just more muscle.
         

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