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        04-13-2010, 11:39 AM
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    Yearling
    I think he is a sweet looking boy. I can see why he is your BFF :)
         
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        04-14-2010, 05:33 AM
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    Foal
    Ah he is beautiful! He has the kindest eyes and such an honest face, I am jealous lol!!
    I don't see anything really obviously wrong conformation-wise, but like everyone else says he is a little downhill and looks heavy in your hand, like he's using your contact to balance himself with ... I have the same problem with my mare and she consequently doesnt have very good balance so I would suggest lunging or riding (or both) with side reins or a bungee - which is what im using at the mo - to get his head up, using his back better and improve his balance.
    But you look like a great pair and he looks a lovley horse :)
         
        04-14-2010, 07:49 AM
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    Weanling
    He is gorgeous :)
    Like the others have said he looks pretty downhill, you could probably solve that by leaning back a bit more and doing loads of downward transitions to get the weight back on the hindlegs :)
         

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