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post #1 of 8 Old 05-21-2011, 03:17 PM Thread Starter
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will this cuase her to be lame??

i have this yearlin QH filly, she has what i think is benched knees, toed out and cow hawked she just all aroung has terrible leg conformation, i was just wondering id these are so severe that she will not be able to be broke. we would only break her for a trail horse so she wont do much more them a walk trot and would not start her till she was at least three. anyway let me know what you all think, thanks:)

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post #2 of 8 Old 05-21-2011, 03:39 PM
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She is only a yearling so will do a lot more growing yet.
I don't see a severe cow hocked horse. It is a bit, but a small amount of outward angle of the rear leg is normal and correct. Her angle is not extreme, tho more than optimal.
Her knees are a bit overly upright (calf kneed?) and not stacked absolutely straight (upper leg over lower), but maybe not as bad as you think. The right is worse than the left.

I would not be all gloom and doom yet. She is post legged, but the angle of the back leg is good enough. Pasterns are upright, too.

Is she from halter breeding lines? She may not be a really strong horse, but may grow to be straighter than she looks now.
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thanks so much i hope she strighten like you said she might, and yes she is from halter breeding lines, what made you guess that? thanks again i really apreciate it :)
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I don't think her legs are that bad, it's her feet that worry me.
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You've got the really tiny QH feet that they're trying to breed out right now.... My mom's horse was supposed to be a QH stud, but he's got those tiny feet too.... they just grow up and up and the horse gets taller...lol... he did barrel racing and is sound, so i think you shouldn't worry too much about the feet... just get them properly taken care of and you'll be fine!
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^ That's what I meant, I suppose I was unclear. I meant they worry me as in they need taken care of.
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^ That's what I meant, I suppose I was unclear. I meant they worry me as in they need taken care of.
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Yes, all babies should have proper hoof care & especially one that may have problems down the line. It's not too late to help this young one be the best she can be.
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hey thanks for all the help guys, i really appreciate:)
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