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post #1 of 8 Old 03-24-2009, 06:10 PM Thread Starter
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Critique on my possible share. *Pic Heavy*

This is Tigger. I rode him last week and I really really loved him and I think I want to share him, I know it's not the same as owning but for me it's almost as special.
Wondering if you lot could critique him? He's a stunner!






I know I need to sit up straighter and lift my hands, I'm working on it!

Thanks x

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post #2 of 8 Old 03-24-2009, 06:22 PM
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I can't really tell from those pictures (and me+conformation examaning=bad lol), but you seem a little tall for him?

It could be just me though ... But he's darn cute

Edit - his back legs also seem a little straight. But honestly I'm so bad at judging conformation and such so I'm probably so wrong lol.

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post #3 of 8 Old 03-24-2009, 07:04 PM
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These are not all that great confo shots, but I'll give you my best.

His neck is thick and tied in low, creating the illusion of a too-big head/neck. He is also butt-high. Maybe straight in the rear two, hard to tell from the pics. I'd also say he is weak in his pasterns.

Having said that, I don't think It's a big deal, he is a major-cutie and you all are cute together
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Your horse is fricken gorgeous!!!!!!!

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post #5 of 8 Old 03-24-2009, 08:28 PM
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I think he is adorable! But, Im a sucker for ponies...
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post #6 of 8 Old 03-24-2009, 10:05 PM
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I think he's just adorable, but I am also a sucker for ponies. =P Do you know what breed he is? A major thing I noticed with your riding: remember to keep your heels down/toes up. Once you get that down it will probably be much easier for you to sit up straighter because you'll be balanced better. =D
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post #7 of 8 Old 03-25-2009, 02:34 AM
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shorten your sturrups please, you are sitting quite far back, keep your eyes up and you are getting a little tall for him ... cute tho! :)

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post #8 of 8 Old 03-25-2009, 03:26 AM
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The only thing I can say from these photos (not great confo shots) is that you seem just a little tall for him, but maybe it's just because your stirrups are too long? I'm not sure. He's a cutie, that's for sure.

However, if you feel comfortable and confident riding him, who cares if you're a bit tall for him? :]

Best of luck.
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