Critique my gelding. - Page 2 - The Horse Forum
 3Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #11 of 16 Old 07-08-2011, 05:44 AM Thread Starter
Foal
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Estonia/Denmark
Posts: 204
• Horses: 5
Thank you.

Short at the back - I'm guessing that's why it was hard to find a right saddle for him.
Artemis is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #12 of 16 Old 07-08-2011, 09:06 PM
Foal
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: NE AL.
Posts: 224
• Horses: 0
First of all, I get the sense he is quite large. Lol.

He can be split into 3 equal parts, which is just right. He has a clean throatlatch and well arched, muscled neck. To me, his shoulder looks as if it might be a little on the upright side. His withers sit behind his forelegs (GOOD!) and his back is short. I have a mare with an extra short back as well. He has a nice hip on him and if he was squared up his croup would slope nicely. Can't say much about his hocks, but his front legs are over at the knee and he does toe out, but no cow hocks.

I like him, I would just as proud if he were mine.

Tennessee Walking Horses
The "Glide Ride"
TheNinja is offline  
post #13 of 16 Old 07-09-2011, 05:37 AM
Weanling
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Cali girl :)
Posts: 322
• Horses: 1
So being over at the knee is really not a bad thing... it doesnt worry me, behind the knee would worry me. The one thing that DOES worry me is the fact that he is tied in at the tendon which means that his tendons come in behind the knee and and smaller than they should be. That generally means weak tendons so I would be worried about him bowing a tearing a tendon... but other than that he is super cute! :) and has pretty good conformation other than what has been said! :)

Bandera
6 yo Hano x Canadian
Crescent Star Eventing Team
Bandera is offline  
post #14 of 16 Old 01-07-2013, 03:46 PM Thread Starter
Foal
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Estonia/Denmark
Posts: 204
• Horses: 5
Thank you all who gave me advice and suggestion back when if was 3!
He has grown up nicely and will be celebrating his 5th birthday in a few months.
We have been growing and developing at a slow pace but I just thought to share where we have gotten now.

So from this...


To this "little" charming gentleman...







Barrel Baby and Chokolate like this.
Artemis is offline  
post #15 of 16 Old 01-07-2013, 10:34 PM
Foal
 
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 143
• Horses: 3
He is sooooo beautiful!!!!

No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle
Barrel Baby is offline  
post #16 of 16 Old 01-08-2013, 06:05 AM Thread Starter
Foal
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Estonia/Denmark
Posts: 204
• Horses: 5
Thank you =)
I am so proud of how well he has grown up.
Barrel Baby likes this.
Artemis is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

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:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









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.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
TB Gelding Critique Wancata Horse Riding Critique 10 06-09-2011 03:41 PM
TB Gelding Critique KatyLeah Horse Riding Critique 7 04-29-2011 01:52 PM
Critique my gelding?:) Domino13011 Horse Riding Critique 8 07-16-2010 02:21 PM
critique new gelding please AlternativeEquineTraining Horse Riding Critique 6 02-27-2010 05:29 PM
Please critique tb gelding AshleyPortraits Horse Riding Critique 6 08-26-2008 03:33 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome