Confo. Critique.. what do you think? - Page 2

       The Horse Forum > Riding Horses > Horse Riding Critique

Confo. Critique.. what do you think?

This is a discussion on Confo. Critique.. what do you think? within the Horse Riding Critique forums, part of the Riding Horses category

LinkBack Thread Tools
    09-04-2009, 02:13 PM
The owners emailed me back.. anf here are a few key points:
- we have found out yesterday, that he is a bit herd-bound. He tried a little crowhop in argument(feet didn't make it far off the ground), but corrected him, and he was good.
- owner has had him for about 2months, but personal issues force sale.
- previous owners say he was used for jumping lessons, we lunged him over jumps, and he seems a bit rusty, but I'm guessing he hasn't been lunged over them before.
- blue is very quiet, but has not been worked much the last 2-3 yrs. His previous owner was pregnant, so his only exercise was her children riding him.
- When trying him out, when I asked for the canter, he got excited and went a little quick, but slowed him down, and he cantered nice, slow circles.
- Blue has scratches on his hind leg, vet put cream on, but he had an allergic reaction, and it made it worse.. cleaning it, and treating it with MTG, and it's improving.

Thanks guys xD
Sponsored Links
    09-04-2009, 03:54 PM
I would go look at him! He seems like a great find!!
    09-04-2009, 06:53 PM
I like this guy. He seems like a nice fairly level headed horse. If you are worried about the drive, tell the owners that, and ask if they can make you a video of walk/trot/canter. It would help give you a better idea.
    09-04-2009, 07:33 PM
Seems like they are being quite honest with what's wrong with him (crowhopping, herd bound, quick at the start of the canter, has scratches)

I would definitely get a PPE done on him just to make sure there arent any underlaying problems.
    09-05-2009, 01:23 AM
I think he is definantly worth the drive out there. You should go look at him. He sounds like he would be a great horse for you, and I love his color lol. I love roans.

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

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

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Confo critique? CharliesMom English Riding 3 07-23-2009 02:30 PM
Confo critique-Ben 1dog3cats17rodents Horse Riding Critique 10 06-22-2009 07:29 PM
Critique her confo? AztecBaby Horse Riding Critique 3 03-23-2009 12:30 AM
Confo Critique StylishK Horse Riding Critique 9 02-14-2009 07:19 PM
Confo Critique RedHawk Horse Riding Critique 7 08-23-2008 06:56 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:39 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0