Confo Critique my mare
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Riding Horses > Horse Riding Critique

Confo Critique my mare

This is a discussion on Confo Critique my mare within the Horse Riding Critique forums, part of the Riding Horses category
  • horse confo critique

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    04-04-2011, 09:43 AM
  #1
Foal
Confo Critique my mare

Just out of interest.....she's 7 years old, 14hh, just started back in regular work after some time off, currently working on getting fit and hope to do some distance rides with her this summer. So please tell me all her faults and in what way they may effect her performance











     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    04-04-2011, 10:25 AM
  #2
Weanling
Overall she is a nice looking horse the biggest faults I see are bench knees the right one is worse then the left and she is really straight through the hock stifle area.

Super Nova
     
    04-04-2011, 09:02 PM
  #3
Foal
She is cute. I think that she will have trouble being competitive in distance riding because of her draftiness. She has more bone and muscle to carry and will wear out faster no matter how fit she is. That being said if you are just going to ride and have fun She should do fine. She would definitely get you through the bogs with those big feet!
     
    04-04-2011, 09:32 PM
  #4
Super Moderator
I see the same with the knees' the front right one being really offset to the outside (bench knees). Her backlegs are pretty post, too, but I htink Draft breeds tend to be that way. She has a nice short back, great neck and shoulders and a sweet face. If she has the personality and the heart, she could do anything, though with her knees, I would not do a ton of jumping.
     
    04-05-2011, 02:49 AM
  #5
Foal
Thanks guys for your input, would you believe i'd never really noticed her knees untill you said it and I looked back at the pic, like you say the right especially, it's blindingly obvious
We will only be "pleasure riding" at the rides, not competing and will only be doing 20 miles (thats my limit even if not hers )
We don't do any jumping, i'm utterly rubbish at that and prefer to keep feet on the floor
So it's only really hacking and then the pleasure rides (20 mile max) that we plan to do!!
     
    05-23-2011, 05:54 AM
  #6
Foal
Some recent pics of my lovely girly, now she's fit and in regular work!!!









     
    05-23-2011, 08:36 AM
  #7
Foal
She is an absolutely gorgeous mare!!! I love the recent pictures, she looks so solid and such a nice compact size too!
     
    05-23-2011, 09:46 AM
  #8
Foal
Thankyou I think she's very beautiful too The ride pics was her first 42k whilch she breezed through!!
     
    05-24-2011, 10:02 AM
  #9
Weanling
I love her dapples! She's just beautiful.

How on earth do you keep her mane and tail so white? We had a flaxen horse at the barn I used to work at, and it was a nightmare to keep her tail white. We eventually gave up because no amount of tail washing and wraps could keep it shiny white.
     
    05-24-2011, 11:09 AM
  #10
Foal
Thankyou!! She's actually a very clean pony, which really helps, she finds a clean area to roll unlike all the others who like to roll in the mud...she's a "posh" pony I do condition her mane every 3/4 days and put it in plaits, I take the plaits out put conditioner through it and then plait back up again, really helps to keep it clean and as its so "glossy" the dirt just doesn't stick, also stops wind tangles and hair being pulled out, it's grown and thickened loads since being kept plaited!!
     

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Confo Critique - I finally got soome confo pics...I think Cinnys Whinny Horse Riding Critique 8 05-15-2010 08:03 PM
Confo critique of my other mare! ohmyitschelle Horse Riding Critique 8 10-23-2008 03:01 AM
Confo Critique of my mare! ohmyitschelle Horse Riding Critique 5 10-20-2008 06:31 PM
17 Year Old Mustang Mare Confo Critique minihorse927 Horse Riding Critique 5 08-25-2008 02:46 AM
Mare confo chasin the dream Horse Riding Critique 8 06-06-2008 01:28 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:55 AM.


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