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    08-20-2009, 10:51 PM
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dee
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Red face Critique my Dancer?

I'm half afraid to do this, and I don't have any really GOOD pictures of her, but tell me what you think? I have no idea what breed she is - she's pretty much just a rescued backyard horse. She isn't gaited that I could tell, but she just floats along. She hasn't been ridden in a very long time. I'm pretty much having to start over, but she's progressing rapidly in her ground work. She was pretty stubborn at first, but once she figured out I meant business, she settled on down. She's such an odd color! Sorry about the picture quality. I didn't realize how bad it was...
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    08-20-2009, 10:57 PM
  #2
Weanling
Don't be afraid, she's beautiful. Although I know nothing of critiquing conformation. Do you know how old she is?
     
    08-20-2009, 11:00 PM
  #3
dee
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She's 10 or 11, from what I understand. I'm not sure. Our farrier was going to mouth her when he came out, but she wouldn't stand for it. She's about 1100 pounds of bad attitude!
     
    08-20-2009, 11:01 PM
  #4
Green Broke
She's very pretty! The color is wonderful!

Anyway, she looks a little bit down hill (mostly judging from the first picture). Smart horse people, what do ya'll think?
     
    08-20-2009, 11:08 PM
  #5
dee
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She does look a bit like she's going down hill. I've seen the term and recognize it in a horse, but I have no idea what the consequences are...
     
    08-20-2009, 11:10 PM
  #6
Foal
She is nice looking. How big is she? I'm not too good with breeds. She looks like a mustang to me and they are usually total mutts. She doesn't have a brand on her neck does she? Other than that I was just thinking QH.
     
    08-20-2009, 11:16 PM
  #7
Foal
She is just a regular Grulla color. But she is purty :]
All I see is she stands under her self quite a bit.
     
    08-20-2009, 11:23 PM
  #8
dee
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She's right around 14 - 14.5 hh. My mother thought spanish mustang (there's stallion on their website that is nearly her identicl twin.) However, in reality, neither one of us has a clue. Nor did the previous owner. All we know is that she came out of New Mexico a few years ago...

"All I see is she stands under her self quite a bit. " What does that mean? (Not upset about it, just curious)
     
    08-21-2009, 12:14 AM
  #9
Foal
Sorry I gave the wrong term. She is sickle Hocked. That isn't a bad thing. A lot of Reiners look for that in a horse.

Sickle Hocked-Sickle-hocked is when the back legs joints, of an animal are set with too much angle, resulting in the hock of an animal also having too much angle.
     
    08-21-2009, 09:02 AM
  #10
dee
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Thank you for all your help - especially for the explanations of the terms used. I really appreciate it!
     

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