possible buy opinions pleeease - The Horse Forum
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 11 Old 03-04-2010, 08:29 AM Thread Starter
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 244
• Horses: 2
Smile possible buy opinions pleeease

hi ive been looking for a new horse for sometime now and i have found this guy he seems really nice and im going to go see him in 2 weeks!! but before i waste a 5 hour drive hah i want to make sure theres nothing that jumps out at you guys kinda sayin NO lol if you know what i mean .
here he is
Attached Images
File Type: jpg new boi.jpg (18.1 KB, 119 views)
XxemmafuriaxX is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 11 Old 03-04-2010, 08:34 AM
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: In a land far far away, or so I wish.
Posts: 12,825
• Horses: 0
Is that the only photo you have of him?
Alwaysbehind is offline  
post #3 of 11 Old 03-04-2010, 08:37 AM Thread Starter
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 244
• Horses: 2
wel i have a few more but tehre pretty much the same.
XxemmafuriaxX is offline  
post #4 of 11 Old 03-04-2010, 01:14 PM
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: long island, NY
Posts: 593
• Horses: 2
what do you want him for and more photos and a description would help
barnprincess is offline  
post #5 of 11 Old 03-04-2010, 03:13 PM
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Watertown, MN
Posts: 5,540
• Horses: 3
At the very least a side on, squared up shot would help. How old is he, what breed, and what do you want to use him for?
MN Tigerstripes is offline  
post #6 of 11 Old 03-05-2010, 05:53 AM Thread Starter
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 244
• Horses: 2
hes 5 yearas old dont know breed theres not many pure breeds over here and i only want him for a pleasure horse i dont event in anything. i dont have any more photos as thats all shes sent me but i am going to see him and will be taking my vet with me, all i wanted to know is if you could see anything strange in his conformation or anything will upload mor pics when i go and see him.
XxemmafuriaxX is offline  
post #7 of 11 Old 03-05-2010, 06:08 AM
Green Broke
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: northern arkansas
Posts: 3,100
• Horses: 1
What everyone is telling you is that they cannot give you what you want because the picture and information is not enough to base a judgment on.

Ω Horses are a projection of peoples dreams Ω
Honeysuga is offline  
post #8 of 11 Old 03-05-2010, 08:21 AM
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Watertown, MN
Posts: 5,540
• Horses: 3
Exactly, it's not squared up so you can't really see all the angles. His back leg is cocked so you can't see the angles there either. His shoulder and neck are pretty much completely covered in hair.

I'm not great at critique but all I can tell from this pic is that he's cute, looks fine boned in the legs, possibly tied in in the front, thick neck. None of those are particularly useful or the things you really need to know and they might not even be accurate given the angle of the photo. He is cute though...
MN Tigerstripes is offline  
post #9 of 11 Old 03-05-2010, 08:30 AM Thread Starter
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 244
• Horses: 2
ok lol wel ill pst more confo type pics when i take the dreaded drive up there hahah lol
XxemmafuriaxX is offline  
post #10 of 11 Old 03-05-2010, 08:32 AM
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Greenville area / SC
Posts: 13,165
• Horses: 3
Based on the one picture - and not a very good one for conformation, he looks long backed, unbalanced and not a very deep heartgirth. He also looks like he could be little mutton withered which may present a saddle problem. He may be a different horse altogether if you had some proper photos.

I like his shoulder angle and love his color as well as his mane and tail

Before I spent 5 hours driving and paying for a vet to take the trip with me, I would want a LOT more information and a lot more pics as well as a video.

I'm not arguing with you, I'm just explaining why I'm right.

Nothing sucks more than that moment during an argument when you realize you're wrong.

It's not always what you say but what they hear.
iridehorses is offline  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Opinions? ktpupp Gaited Horses 37 11-22-2009 11:40 AM
HELP! Opinions please :) Pacifica Horse Talk 7 04-29-2009 11:19 AM
Possible Buy.....Opinions?? Appy Luvr Horse Riding Critique 17 04-14-2009 12:49 PM
Just want some opinions =] XxXequinegrlXxX Horse Tack and Equipment 10 11-21-2008 06:52 PM
Opinions? gotxhorses Horse Riding Critique 2 10-03-2008 07:55 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome