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post #1 of 10 Old 11-20-2012, 02:52 AM Thread Starter
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Is my pony lame?

Hello,

Need some advice. Some say, that my pony is lame, and some say, he isnt. What do you think?

I videod my horse on a quite slippery surface, because I hadnt any other choice, so sorry about that.

4 videos, trot and canter.

1. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iKrSM...ature=youtu.be

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4. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ya4aTiTAcDg
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post #2 of 10 Old 11-20-2012, 05:14 AM
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I'm not great at spotting lameness but looks fine in trot and maybe disunited at one point in canter.
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post #3 of 10 Old 11-20-2012, 08:10 AM
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What breed is this pony? I think I see a head bob at the trot. I can't tell in the canter as my computer isn't letting the video stream very well.
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post #4 of 10 Old 11-20-2012, 08:16 AM
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I don't see any lameness at the trot or canter. I watched the videos a couple of time couldnt see anything wrong with your pony. Pony is a real cutie.
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post #5 of 10 Old 11-20-2012, 08:25 AM
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I do not see anything wrong with your pony. Good looking tho.

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post #6 of 10 Old 11-20-2012, 09:27 AM
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he looked like he might have been limping a very little bit but that could just be because of the mud

there is no secret so close than that between a horse and his rider
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post #7 of 10 Old 11-20-2012, 09:31 AM
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Looks like he stumbled a bit because of the muddy, uneven ground, but he doesn't look lame.

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post #8 of 10 Old 11-20-2012, 10:11 AM
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I don't see any lameness. He look to be trying to combat the footing, which is why he's not steady.
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post #9 of 10 Old 11-20-2012, 12:54 PM
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He is not lame. He did take one bad step in the trotting video, but one bad step is not a lame horse.

Nice looking. Reminds me of a rescue I had years back.

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post #10 of 10 Old 11-20-2012, 05:55 PM
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He doesn't look LAME lame, but sore is possible. Also it's hard to tell on uneven ground.
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