3 y/o paint colt
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Riding Horses > Horse Riding Critique

3 y/o paint colt

This is a discussion on 3 y/o paint colt within the Horse Riding Critique forums, part of the Riding Horses category
  • Colt roached back

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    07-16-2010, 11:05 AM
  #1
Started
3 y/o paint colt

Ok, this guy is in training. We're still in basic groundwork with him. He was a rescue and very skittish when I got him, but now you can do just about anything to him if you give him a treat and some scratches :)

You would probably never guess that he's a stud if you handled him, he's an absolute sweetheart. He's going to make someone a really nice gelding.
He's only about 14.2hh.

So I want some thoughts on him. I already have some things in mind that are wrong confo-wise, but maybe you all can see more than I can. If you see anything amiss, post it. I know he's not the most attractive thing in the world. :P
Thanks <3


^^ I think he's standing on a hill here, so just imagine he's level :p


^^ He was neighing to his buddy here
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    07-16-2010, 11:47 AM
  #2
Weanling
I'm not really good at conformation stuff, but these were some things that I noticed.

He has upright pasterns, but that might be because he is still young. I also noticed that he has long withers and maybe a tad of a roached back. It might be hard finding a saddle that will fit him nicely! He has a bit of a ewe neck, but with some training, that might be able to be fixed. I really like his head and markings. His tail is so full!
     
    07-16-2010, 11:55 AM
  #3
Started
I noticed the ewe neck & pasterns, and I agree about the back being roached.

His tail is impossibly gorgeous! I wish my friggin halter horse would grow a tail like his! Sheesh.
     
    07-16-2010, 12:25 PM
  #4
Green Broke
I think he's CUTE!! :)
     
    07-16-2010, 12:35 PM
  #5
Started
^^
Lol thanks! :)
He's a sweetie pie
     
    07-16-2010, 12:40 PM
  #6
Banned
He looks over at the knee on the right side shot. Might just be how he is standing though.

I agree with the neck, back and pasterns.

He for sure is not stud material.
     
    07-16-2010, 12:47 PM
  #7
Started
^
I noticed he looked over the knee in that picture too, but I think he was picking up his leg or something wonky like that.

Don't worry, he's a future-gelding for sure :)
     

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

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:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

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

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Anyone want to draw/paint my paintless paint? Painted1 Horse Artwork 31 08-31-2011 05:12 AM
Romeo - 2009 Grulla/Grullo Paint Stud Colt ModernDayCowgirl Horse Pictures 15 06-15-2009 02:07 AM
trading paint 4 paint. what do you think?? peace love and paints Horse Riding Critique 4 04-21-2009 04:38 PM
Potential BUY!!!! Paint stud colt!!!! NEED OPINIONS!!! shermanismybaby3006 Horse Riding Critique 7 03-29-2009 03:54 PM
My new paint colt nybarrelracer Horse Pictures 2 09-04-2007 03:41 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:20 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0