Critique Aspen

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        01-24-2009, 12:05 PM
    Critique Aspen

    Meet Aspen, he will be my partner for some years now. I haven't loaned him or anything like that, he is in training with me. He is 3,5/4 years old.

    Name: Aspen
    Age: 3,5/4
    Breed: Dutch Warmblood
    Height: 1.65 M
    Gender: Stallion

    Were going to castrate him soon. He is getting quite naughty and is starting to feel extremely proud of himself. So, for my safety and better for his instinct.
    He is way to dominant. Bless Aspen..

    Critique Aspen then. No riding photo's, because he hasn't been ridden under the saddle yet.

    Aspen as a 3 year old.

    As he is now:

    Aspen as a 3 year old (last year summer):
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        01-24-2009, 12:13 PM
    Ha poor guy :(
    It's very tough to handle warmblood stallions. They are bred to be big and powerful in the first place, and then you pump testosterone into that and it's just not a good mix.
    Dutch aren't my favorite horses. I find them really hot tempered and difficult to work with. I'm also awful with conformation. But it looks liek he's started to fill out and his neck is getting muscled. The only thing that I don't like about the general impression of this horse is how low his neck ties in. But that can be fixed as he furthers his training.
        01-24-2009, 01:20 PM
    I absolutely LOVE him!
        01-24-2009, 06:38 PM
    No critique from me, he is beautiful. Although, is one ear lower than the other or is it just the picture?
        01-24-2009, 10:03 PM
    He's BEAUTIFUL!!!!! I need to wipe the droul from my face... lol jk. Very stunning. I wouldn't mind having a baby out of him!
        01-25-2009, 11:44 PM
    He is very conformationally correct, good proportions and quite flashy! I really like the photo of his body profile looking to the left.
        01-26-2009, 01:04 AM
    Stunning. Very nice straight back and good legs, even with his feet not square. Leaving him as a stallion for as long as you did did wonders for his neck as well, it rounded out on the top nicely. He seems a little straight through his hocks if that makes any sense, but that could be my imagination or the angle. He is a beautiful horse.

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