4 y/o Thoroughbred

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        10-16-2010, 04:53 PM
    4 y/o Thoroughbred

    We went and saw him a few weeks ago...I really like him. Going to look at him again and see maybe if we can lease him for a while to see what he's like, and then buy him. Conformation critiques?

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        10-16-2010, 06:26 PM
    I don't really know the ins and outs of conformation like some on this board but I find him to be a pretty attractive guy. I think he has a lovely neck..his back legs appear weak to me or at least seem to lack muscle above his hocks...not sure if that is actually a flaw and if so..what it means per se but looks lacking in that area. Maybe someone with more knowledge can tell you more or even if what I see is a "flaw".
        10-16-2010, 06:38 PM
    Agree with the comment above, he looks really lovely. There not much major to point out, could do with a little more meat around his middle but he looks happy and healthy, good luck.
        10-16-2010, 08:47 PM
    I think he is adorable. What are you planning on doing with him? I think he looks very typey for the hunters. I think with some weight on him he'll look amazing!
        10-16-2010, 09:10 PM
    I like him. Well proportioned, good pastern and shoulder angles, nice-looking neck....
        10-16-2010, 09:47 PM
    He is very lovely and looks like a sweet boy.. I'm not great on confirmation. But he doesn't have anything jumping out at me, other than he looks a little thin. But most TB's can be that way. Good luck with him if you decide to get him.
        10-16-2010, 11:50 PM
    I like him! He seems like a sweet guy... very pretty. Could use some more weight, but he's a TB, and I'm struggling with weight on my guy too! Leasing him before buying is a great idea! Or maybe even a 1 or 2 week trial period? It's always nice to know it'll work out before taking the plunge.
        10-17-2010, 12:01 AM
    Thanks. He's suposedley extremely well bred. Though the owners before his current ones lost his papers :/ couldn't find his pedigree but if anyone wants to try his registered name is Copper Canyon.
        10-17-2010, 09:16 AM
    Green Broke
    Is this him? Copper Canyon Horse Pedigree
        10-17-2010, 01:13 PM
    Oooh yeah I think it is. Not very good at recognizing the racehorses but I knew Northern Dancer and Mr. Prospector. Is his pedigree good?

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