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        10-11-2008, 07:01 PM
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    Yearling
    Herbie progress?

    Can you critique his progress in terms of weight and muscling?
    He is a 9 year old Thoroughbred and I've had him for almost exactly a year.


    Two months after we brought him home







    It's a little hard to see... He's gotten really dark. It was taken today (he was clipped yesterday so he isn't that shiny)
         
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        10-12-2008, 05:51 AM
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    Foal
    I think he is looking wonderful compared to the last picture. Good job on getting his weight up. I always get my horses a little pudgy for the winter. He looks good though. Since he is s thoroughbred, I would keep trying for more weight unless he is an easy keeper. I had a thoroughbred that would drop weight drastically in the winter.
         
        10-12-2008, 11:28 AM
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    Yearling
    He isn't an easy keeper, buć he isn't hard to keep weight on. We usually put him on a little beet pulp during the winter and that helps maintain his weight.
         
        10-13-2008, 06:12 PM
      #4
    Yearling
    What do I still need to improve on?

    He has training braids in the last photo so his mane looks a lot neater. We are getting ready for a pretty big show this weekend.
         
        10-13-2008, 07:42 PM
      #5
    Foal
    It is hard to see his 'defined muscling because he is a darker. I think he looks wonderful. Beet pulp works good in the winter. I have also found that Cool Calories 100 works good too. What show are you taking him to? What discipline do you ride?
         
        10-13-2008, 07:51 PM
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    Yearling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by dimmers_double    
    it is hard to see his 'defined muscling because he is a darker. I think he looks wonderful. Beet pulp works good in the winter. I have also found that Cool Calories 100 works good too. What show are you taking him to? What discipline do you ride?
    I do hunter/jumper and we are going to the Washington International Show (local weekend). It's big in size, but it isn't really rated, still everyone around my area goes.
         
        10-13-2008, 08:16 PM
      #7
    Yearling
    These might not be better (since he is moving and has a saddle, but you can see him better).





    He was a little bothered by the water from the sprinklers. LOL, it kept hitting him and he was terribly confused.
         
        10-16-2008, 12:53 AM
      #8
    Showing
    I think he looks great. Good luck. I have always been a sucker for a black horse since I saw Return to Snowy River.
         

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