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post #1 of 12 Old 12-25-2010, 03:51 PM Thread Starter
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Smile Critique my OTTB please :)

Just for fun I thought I would try to see what you all thought. He is a 17.1 hh TB gelding. I know these are not conformation shots just cute pics of him. Let me know what you think.


This is when I first got him... he's a bit skinny I've fattened him up don't worry




O and me jumping ( not the TB) she's an andalusian x
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post #2 of 12 Old 12-25-2010, 04:34 PM
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Looks like he has the typical TB feet! Whats his lines ?
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post #3 of 12 Old 12-25-2010, 04:35 PM
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Perhaps the picture forum if you aren't looking for a critique?

Looks like a sweet guy.
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post #4 of 12 Old 12-25-2010, 06:17 PM Thread Starter
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YES he does have TB feet!!! We are working on those lol. His sire is Uncle Abbie. He has seattle slew, mr.prospector, native dancer on his lines as well.
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post #5 of 12 Old 12-25-2010, 06:18 PM Thread Starter
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O I was looking for a critique I was just saying they arent the best shots to do that..... :)
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post #6 of 12 Old 12-26-2010, 10:25 AM
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He looks good!

Just out of curiosity, where in Texas are you located? I'm in Dallas. Always good to find horse people in your area =)
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post #7 of 12 Old 12-26-2010, 12:07 PM Thread Starter
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I am in N fort worth near Denton. Have you ever worked with an OTTB and have any suggestions?
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post #8 of 12 Old 12-26-2010, 12:36 PM
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You can't really judge comfo when the horse is in motion & side shots are good.
However, just going by what you've got, his front feet are quite close together & his backs wide apart.
His back is a little long & looks like he may be wither high, but i've found that to be quite common in OTTB's, especially the tall ones.
His neck looks a bit long due to a lack of muscling but I like his shoulder & butt from these pics.

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post #9 of 12 Old 12-26-2010, 06:06 PM
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Well I think he looks great from what I can see. His ears are so funny though! Probably from being so big they got really big too! But its cute. He looks really nice running.
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post #10 of 12 Old 12-26-2010, 06:12 PM
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Do they even make a Mr Prospector kid without a one white sock leg? It's so cute. I don't know about the other horses in his line as far as temperment, but the Mr. Prospector horses are the best in terms of work ethic and personality.

You just have to see your distance...you don't have to like it.
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