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post #1 of 11 Old 12-10-2009, 08:43 PM Thread Starter
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english or western for me??

what do you think we would do better in english or western @ halter?? as a QH how's the conformation??
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post #2 of 11 Old 12-10-2009, 10:15 PM
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Beautiful horse. I don't really think there is any reason that you can't do both english riding and halter classes if you want to. His confo is solid. Is the ground in the first pic uneven? He looks really downhill in that one but doesn't in any of the others. Other than being downhill in the first pic, there is nothing at all that I see wrong with his confo. He is certainly an eye-catcher. I love that bleach mark on his left side as well.
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post #3 of 11 Old 12-11-2009, 12:34 AM
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I think he would do well in either, really...He has really nice conformation.

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post #4 of 11 Old 12-11-2009, 01:25 AM
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He's nice and thick.Looks like a western horse to me ;)
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post #5 of 11 Old 12-11-2009, 07:44 AM
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he's overbent and not tracking up in the second pic, otherwise he looks like he could do either style!

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wow thanks guys, i geuss i picked out the right halter horse for me... thanks again!!! :)
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post #7 of 11 Old 12-11-2009, 01:42 PM
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I think you could try both. If you get him trained well to go both ways, that will increase his value if you ever sell.

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post #8 of 11 Old 12-11-2009, 02:04 PM
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He's gorgeous. I think he can do both =) Hes got a beautiful head set!

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post #9 of 11 Old 12-11-2009, 03:58 PM Thread Starter
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well at our first show i did and got 2nd in both english type and western type @ halter. so i dident realy get the chance to tell so i was asking what you guys all thought!! in the pic i posted is what i wear so i can go in both if english is first i just go in and then ask for the tack change run to the trailer switch to the halter and though on the cowboy hat!! lol
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post #10 of 11 Old 12-11-2009, 06:32 PM
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He is a nice looking, thick boy. I think he would do fine any most things

However, he is very, very behind the verticle. He will be happier (and place better) If you ask him to stretch into the contact, not tuck away from it
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