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post #1 of 8 Old 07-12-2008, 08:33 PM Thread Starter
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Critique another AQHA gelding.

these pics were taken awhile ago as i am aware hes skinny. this is what the lady told me in an email

his reg. name is~Cool Knight Cash Bar

Yes he is a quarter horse and he is registered AQHA. He is not a bad guy. He is a little timid so I think that building a bond would be a good thing. I have a couple others as well. I have a 3 or 4(would have to look for sure) year old paint filly that her papers are in the APHA that is a little quieter. He is not bad he has just not been handeled a whole lot. I think that he would do really well with bonding. The training that he has right now is about halter training. I have not started him under saddle at all. I do not like to push them really hard when they are young. YEs I would take $500 cash for him if you came and picked him up.

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post #2 of 8 Old 07-12-2008, 08:50 PM
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My biggest concern is that he was allowed to get that skinny, and such an important developmental age. Who knows how that will impact his long term growth and development. I know a lot of it is weight, but his head looks huge for his body, and his legs look so frail.
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post #3 of 8 Old 07-12-2008, 08:56 PM
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Yeah I do agree with AK about the weight, we bought some
skinny horses once and got in a fix with the humane society
once, really stressful, I promise you don't want to deal with that.

He is very pretty though, I suggest if you REALLY want him,
tell them you are concerned about his weight and will maybe
think about purchasing him when you see an improvement. :)

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post #4 of 8 Old 07-12-2008, 09:11 PM
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Wow he deff. needs a LOT of work...he needs to gain lots of weight, & needs training you have the time for all that?
He is pretty otherwise...but I totally agree with AK.

I say get him if you really want to.

Ride more, worry less.
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post #5 of 8 Old 07-12-2008, 09:37 PM
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You have to ask yourself WHY you sold Ginger - partially because she was too much horse, right? This is a young horse, and if you're ready to take on a youngster, then great, go for it... if not, then take a pass. It is no small task to take on such a horse... but I feel like I've preached this over and over, you're probably sick of it.
Best of luck if you decide to go this route.

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post #6 of 8 Old 07-12-2008, 09:41 PM Thread Starter
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yeah id be getting experienced help. but im prolly guna pass anyways. too stressful.

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post #7 of 8 Old 07-12-2008, 11:06 PM
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As well as being skinny I'm not a huge fan of his conformation, I would pass and keep looking.
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post #8 of 8 Old 07-13-2008, 02:56 AM
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i don't think his confo is too bad for being a baby...but he looks wormy to me. :(

in the market today, you can find lots of well-broke horses in the same price range :)

good luck!

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