Horse critique.
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Riding Horses > Horse Riding Critique

Horse critique.

This is a discussion on Horse critique. within the Horse Riding Critique forums, part of the Riding Horses category

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        04-17-2009, 03:38 PM
      #1
    Trained
    Horse critique.

    These are my two horses, I took the pictures this morning from my cell phone so sorry about the quality. I was just curious what you guys thought of them, conformation-, color-, cuteness-, and whatever else-wise. =]

    This is Ricci. 17 y/o Paint mare.



    This is Gracie. 7 month old QH filly.



    If you want/need better pictures, let me know. I really do what your input, and I'll go camera mad to get a good one for you.
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        04-17-2009, 03:47 PM
      #2
    Green Broke
    The first horse is very pretty,, but has a sway back. The second horse has a downhill slope, but very nice horses! Why is the poor paint's tail's cut off!?
         
        04-17-2009, 04:04 PM
      #3
    Trained
    Hmm... I was told Gracie would grow out of the high booty, her siblings did, and that it was a QH thing, so hopefully it works out that way, lol.

    And Ricci's tail... about 6 months ago she got her tail caught on something, and yanked it hard enough to break the skin, and then one day, I found a thick chunk of her tail, still attached to the scab from her dock, laying on her stall floor. It just looked goofy to have the white part long and thin, so I cut it.
         
        04-17-2009, 04:12 PM
      #4
    Started
    I don't see a sway back on the paint mare really... I mean. Maybe slightly? But not bad, I don't think.

    As for the baby, yeah, she'll grow into her butt. It's a QH thing. ;]

    They are both very pretty. I love Ricci in yellow! But I think I've said that before. Lol.

    Wish I had better critique, but I'm not very good at it. Lol.

    They're cuties!
         
        04-17-2009, 04:15 PM
      #5
    mls
    Trained
    I do not see a sway back either. Long back with pronouced withers - yes.

    Colt - Butt high and evening out is what stock horses do as they grow. Not liking his front legs. Long in the pastern.
         
        04-17-2009, 04:22 PM
      #6
    Started
    That is true, she seems to have rather long front pasterns. What do you want to do with her when she's old enough?
         
        04-17-2009, 04:30 PM
      #7
    Showing
    Those front pasterns on the bay are quite scary.. not sure if she'll grow out of those.
         
        04-17-2009, 04:32 PM
      #8
    Green Broke
    I'm in love with the filly! She's sooo cute! I have a thing for bays that I jut LOVE lol

    Gracie does have a her rear much high, but I bet she'll grow out of it. Ricci does have a little bit of a swayed back, but my horses do too, what horse doesn't.

    Very nice altogether !!
         
        04-17-2009, 07:08 PM
      #9
    Trained
    Yeah, I never thought of Ricci as sway-backed, just long-backed with high withers. Plus, she's 17.

    I never noticed Gracie's pasterns... I just plan on riding her, I don't show. I do dressage at home, jump, go on trail rides, maybe the occasional schooling show, but I'm not really into them. I was just going to see what she liked.

    What does it mean for her to have long pasterns? How will it affect her?
         
        04-17-2009, 08:42 PM
      #10
    Showing
    Long pasterns can be injured very easily compared to normal pasterns. It means (if she doesn't grow out of it, which I doubt she will) that she won't be able to do anything too strenuous or she might injure them - no big jumping, no really quick turns. Think weak ankles.
    This is just my opinion.
         

    Quick Reply
    Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
    Message:
    Options

    Register Now

    In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

    Already have a Horse Forum account?
    Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

    New to the Horse Forum?
    Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

    User Name:
    Password
    Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
    Password:
    Confirm Password:
    Email Address
    Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
    Email Address:

    Log-in

    Human Verification

    In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


    Old Thread Warning
    This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

    Thread Tools

    Similar Threads
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    please critique my horse! barrelchikk Horse Riding Critique 5 03-19-2009 03:06 AM
    Critique this horse please! lahorsewhisperer Horse Riding Critique 2 03-06-2009 09:21 PM
    critique me and my horse amandaandeggo Horse Riding Critique 15 07-29-2008 12:59 AM
    New Horse Critique 3deventer Horse Riding Critique 15 06-25-2008 11:07 AM
    Critique this horse My2Geldings Horse Riding Critique 4 06-11-2008 07:57 AM



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:30 AM.


    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0