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        08-23-2010, 10:03 PM
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    Yearling
    Give me your thoughts! OTTB. (UPDATED PICTURES!) critique!

    Give me your thoughts! OTTB.

    That's the previous thread, but I figured I would make a new one with updated pictures, since people tend to not feel like looking to the end of my 3 page thread for the new pictures.

    For those of you who haven't read, this is my new project (possibly for keeps) horse. He is mine, but I'm not totally sure if I'm going to sell him yet. He's 7 years old I know I said 5, but that was a mistake. He is about 16.2hh and has a super sweet temper.

    The pictures are cell phone pictures, so sorry if they're not great quality. But tell me what you think!

    (his) left side:
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    (his) right side:
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    Front legs:
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    Back legs:
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    I think he looks more downhill than he is in some pictures because of the ground.

    And his only major flaw that stands out to me... One of his eyes has white around it. I don't know the technical term for it, so I'll just show you the pictures so you know what I mean.

    Normal eye:
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    Other eye:
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        08-23-2010, 10:43 PM
      #2
    Yearling
    Anyone?
         
        08-23-2010, 11:05 PM
      #3
    Trained
    I love him, but that whiter around one eye is a little weird. It's called scalera or something like that. It just makes me wonder if something is wrong neurologically. Did you ask a vet about it?
         
        08-23-2010, 11:09 PM
      #4
    Yearling
    I was told he was born that way by his owner. And I looked it up after I got home, it's just aesthetics. Because he's always like that, even when he's relaxed. It usually just means something is tighter on his face, or the eye has less pigment than it should. It's just in his eye though, it isn't a neurological thing. People call it a "wild eye". I actually know of a few other horses that have it.
         
        08-23-2010, 11:17 PM
      #5
    Yearling
    I just noticed, it seems the front legs attachment didn't work, so here it is.

    Front legs:
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        08-24-2010, 12:43 AM
      #6
    Weanling
    He looks like a completely different horse! Good job! I think he seems well put-together. I know a few horses with the wild-eye as well. It can make them look evil if you don't know they have it...but no big deal. Haha funny that he has one and not the other.
         
        08-24-2010, 01:00 AM
      #7
    Trained
    My Quarab had a 'wild eye' too...didn't effect him any, although some folks say that it means the horse will be more flighty than one without...my guy was spirited, but by no means "flighty".

    For the most part I like what I see...he is slightly downhill, but nothing major. He looks like a nice horse.
         
        08-24-2010, 09:11 AM
      #8
    Yearling
    Thanks everyone! :) I gave him a good brushing when he got home and we're going to start working on getting his top line developed and stuff. He needs some serious muscle and a little weight. But that shouldn't be difficult

    He's got great manners for an ottb. I don't need a leadrope in the field with him. He just lets me go around and pick up all of his feet, and hang and touch all over him. And he leads well, too! He's a little excited cause it's a new place, so when I walk him around the property, he likes to stop, raise his head, and look, but no pulling or spooking, or anything!

    Anyone else want to give me your thoughts? Feel free to tell me what you don't like as well.
         
        08-24-2010, 11:54 PM
      #9
    Yearling
    Bump. Anyone else?
         
        08-26-2010, 02:24 PM
      #10
    Uma
    Foal
    He looks like a very sweet boy.

    The only things I notice conformationally is that his pasterns look a little long. But that might be a thoroughbred thing because my OTTB has long pasterns too. I like how straight is front legs are and that he doesn't seem to be toed out in either the front or back. The other thing is his back legs look to be a little camped under him.
    Other than that, he looks well put together and well taken care of!
         

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