baby's conformation - The Horse Forum
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 7 Old 12-14-2008, 10:36 AM Thread Starter
Join Date: May 2008
Location: NY
Posts: 165
• Horses: 0
Talking baby's conformation

Baby is a 10 year old Morgan horse, he stands at 14.3. I know he has a high wither slightly, but any critique on his conformation?

librahorse94 is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 7 Old 12-14-2008, 12:09 PM
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Florida
Posts: 80
• Horses: 1
It's really hard to tell anything from these pictures, since I can't see the full horse altogether, feet, head, etc. Do you have any that are a bit better?
Kura is offline  
post #3 of 7 Old 12-14-2008, 01:00 PM
Green Broke
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: NC
Posts: 4,761
• Horses: 6
I agree, it's hard to judge conformation without a full shot. From what I can see, he needs a bit more back muscle to fill in the hollows,maybe work him on some hills to strengthen him up a bit, but other than that, it's hard to say. Back up a bit and take a few more pics.

"Keep a leg on each side and your mind in the middle"
apachiedragon is offline  
post #4 of 7 Old 12-14-2008, 01:10 PM
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: MD
Posts: 13,209
• Horses: 1
Yeah, try to get some shots of him standing square. :) & sideshots.
He's cute! He has a flat back, long neck, but I can't really critique much with those pictures.
This thread should help:

Important!!! Using the critique section! Please read!

Ride more, worry less.
PoptartShop is online now  
post #5 of 7 Old 12-14-2008, 01:26 PM Thread Starter
Join Date: May 2008
Location: NY
Posts: 165
• Horses: 0
sorry lol
librahorse94 is offline  
post #6 of 7 Old 12-19-2008, 12:27 AM
Green Broke
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Oregon
Posts: 2,716
• Horses: 1
Read the sticky on how to take/post pictures at the top of the page. It's very helpful.

Unless it weighs a ton... it's just a horse. Draft horse motto.
Solon is offline  
post #7 of 7 Old 12-20-2008, 12:04 PM
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Michigan
Posts: 2,178
• Horses: 0
Agreed with the others above the pictures aren't ideal so its hard to say. From what I can see in the first picture his neck appears thin and lacking in muscle, tied in low at his chest and dips down before the withers. However the other neck shot looks much different so I can't say, however his neck is tied in to low at the shoulder in either photo. His sholder angle is laid back suggesting a shorter stride, His slightly thick throatlatch may restrict his flexibility at the poll, His back is a nice length but his rear end has something that I can't put my finger on causing lack of muscle giving his hips a pointed look.
New_image 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
Seeing Conformation? Nomi Horse Riding Critique 8 08-15-2008 01:00 AM
who has the better conformation? Barngurl314 Horse Riding Critique 15 02-27-2008 05:51 PM
Critique my Baby's Conformation Gypsy29 Horse Riding Critique 9 01-15-2008 06:08 PM
Conformation? We Control The Chaos Horse Riding Critique 6 10-08-2007 06:09 AM
Conformation! LoveMyAppy Horse Riding Critique 11 07-26-2007 03:43 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