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        06-14-2008, 05:55 PM
    How am I doing?

    So I've been working with Herbie for not even a year now and he came with pretty much no muscle and pretty underweight. Since the last photo was taen he has been worked five days a week and given 8 quarts of food daily (recently he has gone down to 4 quarts). These picture was taken like 6 months ago (not when we first got him).

    And these were taken today. Sorry about the poor lighting/quality, they had to be taken inside his stall because of the thunder storm outside.

    I'm pretty happy with the results, but I want to see if anyone other than me can tell. I know he still needs work and we are still trying to build him up, but how am a doing so far?
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        06-14-2008, 05:57 PM
    Woah he looks alot better. He may need a tiny bit more muscle on his hindquarters but he does look alot better when you first got him. What's your secret? Hehe
        06-14-2008, 07:00 PM
    I've been riding him a lot and we fed him, but that about it. I'm pretty sure he was in the field for a while before we bought him...
        06-14-2008, 11:29 PM
    Wow, he's definitely looking way better! Keep up the good work.
        06-15-2008, 04:35 AM
    Hes lovely. He has a nice healthy shine.
        06-15-2008, 11:51 AM
    WAYYY BETTER!!!! I agree with Sonny, that he needs some more muscle on his hindquarters ( a lot of troting sometimes helps with this ) But other than that he look a lot better and a lot healthier!!!! Good job!
        06-15-2008, 11:56 AM
    Green Broke
    He is beautiful!
        06-15-2008, 03:31 PM
    Green Broke
    Kudos!! Keep it up, he'll be aweful handsome (not that he isn't already!)
        06-16-2008, 07:22 AM
    He looks a lot better. His hindquarters could use a little more muscle, collected and extended trotting and cantering really help with building up muscle.

    He looks way better and a whole lot healthier. His coat also looks amazing, nice and shiny.

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