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        07-26-2010, 10:57 AM
    Originally Posted by draftrider    
    When I say I don't like the eye on the second horse, it is because to me he has a sneaky expression on his face.
    I agree, judging by the way he is standing and the way his eyes are, he looks like he's thinking about doing something...
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        07-26-2010, 12:20 PM
    Originally Posted by franknbeans    
    I am not fond of arabs-or crosses-just too much for me to handle, in general, and, since they also do endurance, it is not like you can wear them down.
    What a blanket statement to make. And an incorrect one at that. You cannot pigeon hole a breed. It's the individual horse - not the breed as a whole. I have a 24 year old QH gelding that you cannot tire. He just simply has the personality and drive to GO. I had an Arab cross that was a sweet heart. She would go WHEN I asked.

    I also dislike those of statements that indicated a five year old horse cannot be a good horse due to it's age. ANY horse can blow up. Age, experience and breed doesn't matter.

    OP - it's your decision. You need to feel you can like and trust the horse.
        07-26-2010, 12:27 PM
    I'd have the second one... I think he's beautiful :) My horse has evil eyes but he's lovely so that's silly thing to say. I don't believe in eyes on a horse.
    Also, the 2nd photo of him is a weird angle which is why he looks weird :)
        07-26-2010, 12:28 PM
    Originally Posted by draftrider    
    When I say I don't like the eye on the second horse, it is because to me he has a sneaky expression on his face.
    Well, at least you'd know his intentions!

    My gray Arab gelding has such a sweet expression pretty much all the time, but he'll bite you if you let your attention wander. He'll bite you, not me. He knows better with me.
        07-26-2010, 01:21 PM
    Either way- get a vet check.
        07-26-2010, 02:13 PM
    I don't think the first horse looks underweight at alll

    I like him much better then the second horse as well... although I agree at 5 he is still a baby

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