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post #1 of 6 Old 10-19-2008, 07:54 AM Thread Starter
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Conformation Critique

Hello guys! Well I've put this off for so long because I'm scared of you guys eating my horse to death! But I decided to let you have a peek at my pony anyway.
She's a percheronx 3 part TB 15.3hh and 10 years old. I do eventing with her, average jumping height is about a metre, but I've jumped 1.20m twice before.

What is your opinion on what she would be best suited to, judging by confo? Recently she's put on a ton of weight and she's in my opinion perfect weight for her size now

The main things I've noticed is that even though you can't really tell in these pics
*she has a huge head and a long neck, until now she's put on weight she's pretty much looked fairly out of proportion.
*Her hind hooves toes turn out a little, but when she moves she doeesnt
Twist them in like some horses do.
*She has a square TB bum, which is more round now some muscle.. by square I mean it slopes down heaps points then slopes back in.. I read somewhere these rumps leave more room for muslce.. correct me on this if you know more

Anyway I'm no expert..please be kind, she's my baby :)





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post #2 of 6 Old 10-19-2008, 02:42 PM
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Stand under a bit in front, toes out a bit in the back. She has a longer back, but my horse does too. I LIKE THIS HORSE A LOT! Very nice.

Unless it weighs a ton... it's just a horse. Draft horse motto.
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post #3 of 6 Old 10-19-2008, 06:11 PM
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No critique from me, apart from a WOW! She's really gorgeous!


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post #4 of 6 Old 10-19-2008, 07:01 PM
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Her back is a little long but I love her! I like DraftX's, have one myself that I event.

5 yr OTTB gelding
5 month old TB/Morgan Colt
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post #5 of 6 Old 10-19-2008, 07:33 PM Thread Starter
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aww thanks guys
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post #6 of 6 Old 10-19-2008, 11:02 PM
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She is one of the better crosses I have seen.

Unless it weighs a ton... it's just a horse. Draft horse motto.
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