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    06-21-2012, 11:19 AM
  #1
Foal
Akhal teke farm visit

Just thought I'd share some of the photos I took when I ventured out to an Akhal teke farm a week or so ago. The stallion Thor shown in the pictures is the sire of the purebred Akhal teke filly I ride named Hoanna. The mare with the newborn perlino filly is Hoanna's dam Hoga.
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    06-21-2012, 11:22 AM
  #2
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More pictures.
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    06-21-2012, 11:30 AM
  #3
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Cute horses :p but may I ask why they look so thin? Or is that normal for the breed ?? Just curious cause mommy and stallion look thin compared to all the rest but I have never seen an akhal teke before lol
     
    06-21-2012, 11:34 AM
  #4
Started
Love the photos, thanks for sharing!
     
    06-21-2012, 12:00 PM
  #5
Foal
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Originally Posted by kait18    
cute horses :p but may I ask why they look so thin? Or is that normal for the breed ?? Just curious cause mommy and stallion look thin compared to all the rest but I have never seen an akhal teke before lol
Thanks! Akhal tekes are normally on the thin side. The colt is currently growing up like a weed and not filling not. Trust me, his breeder is shoveling grain into him like there is no tomorrow! They tend to go through a very awkward stage when they are growing. The mare meanwhile has major muscle atrophy alone her topline. I can't remember why but I know he rescued the mare from a different breeding farm in Texas years ago.

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Love the photos, thanks for sharing!
Thanks!
     
    06-21-2012, 12:02 PM
  #6
Foal
Oh and to make things clear the only picture of the stallion is in my second post, the second to last picture. The really beefy buckskin is the stallion. The first picture in my first post is of the 2 year old colt. The rest are mares and fillies.
     
    06-21-2012, 12:07 PM
  #7
Green Broke
I've heard Akhal-Tekes are worse to keep weight on than TBs, so they don't look bad to me!

Beautiful horses!
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    06-21-2012, 12:09 PM
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Ahh thanks sorry was so confused lol don't know the breed so thanks for the info. :)
     
    06-21-2012, 03:19 PM
  #9
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Originally Posted by Sunny    
I've heard Akhal-Tekes are worse to keep weight on than TBs, so they don't look bad to me!

Beautiful horses!
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They really are! Especially when they are growing.

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ahh thanks sorry was so confused lol don't know the breed so thanks for the info. :)
No problem!
     
    06-21-2012, 03:53 PM
  #10
Yearling
Great pics Beautiful horses even if they are on the skinny side! I would love to own a Akhal Teke some day!
     

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