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        07-03-2008, 08:41 PM
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    Change? (slightly image heavy) Critique BOO!

    Alright its been along time since I have posted pics of Blu. He is toning up pretty good. I am ready for the worst. Lol. Tell me all that you think.

    NOTE: ground is uneven though he is ever so slightly uphill I believe.

    And he actually stood nicely for me. I'm impressed with our work. Lol.


    There are some goofy pics!





    He was shaking lmao












    Reminds me of a Spanish horse



    Smile


    Mmmm


    Thanks for looking!!! Hope you enjoyed! :roll:
         
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        07-03-2008, 10:54 PM
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    Aww, cute pics. :P

    As for critique:
    - he has nice, strong shoulders
    - head a nice size for his body
    - he seems to have very long forearms and short cannon bones
    - his neck could meet his shoulder with more of a gentle slope instead of just jutting out from the shoulder
    - withers a bit higher than croup
    - in the 3rd pic, looks like long gaskins and perhaps a bit sickle-hocked (?)

    He could use a bit more muscling and work on his topline, but overall he looks pretty good. Is he appaloosa? He's cute!
         
        07-04-2008, 12:55 AM
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    Foal
    It also looks like he toes in in the front
         
        07-04-2008, 12:20 PM
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    Yearling
    I think he's toning up nicely! Wow, he is pretty!

    I love the second picture, looks like he's smiling!!
         
        07-04-2008, 12:35 PM
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    Now you guys can really see his molted skin, huh? Lol. Yes he is appaloosa but I don't believe that's the only thing.

    Jubilee - also noticed the forearm and cannon bone thing after studying the pics. I've never heard of being sickle-hocked is it similar to cow-hocked by any chance? THANKS!!!

    Sara - I think I took a pic of his front as well if you'd like me to post it. THANKS!!!

    STG - Yay! Hehe. Ya I am surprised at how the pics came out actually. THANKS!!!
         
        07-04-2008, 01:18 PM
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    Originally Posted by BluMagic
    Jubilee - also noticed the forearm and cannon bone thing after studying the pics. I've never heard of being sickle-hocked is it similar to cow-hocked by any chance? THANKS!!!
    In sickle-hocked the angle of the leg appears really angular and it is drawn underneath the body quite a bit, making the hocks stick out kind of. (Sorry, bad at explaining it). His isn't as bad as in this picture, but you kind of get the idea:

         
        07-04-2008, 01:23 PM
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    Oh I see....
         
        07-04-2008, 01:26 PM
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    You know, I just looked at the pictures again, and he only has it only very slightly. Maybe not even at all ... haha, now I'm not sure!
         
        07-04-2008, 01:29 PM
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    I'm not sure either.
    I don't think I've ever heard the term. (?) Could me wrong. Lol.
         
        07-04-2008, 01:30 PM
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    Well I don't think its anything to worry about. :P
         

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