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    07-07-2008, 12:42 AM
  #1
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How does he look? Before and now photos.....lots

Just wanted everyone's thoughts on how Sonny looks now compaired to when I first bought in him January.

Jan 23rd (first day as a horse owner hehe)



Febuary 8th


March 17th

(with my friend riding him)

April 24th


May 8th


June 23rd


June 30th


July 5th


So what's ya all think? What more does he need work on? I know he still needs more muscling, but what else?
     
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    07-07-2008, 07:16 AM
  #2
Foal
Oh wow sonny, congrats you have done an awesome job... you can't even tell that's the same horse major improvment. Well done

Not much needs to be improved just abit more muscel maybe but yer good job
     
    07-07-2008, 01:31 PM
  #3
Showing
He's looking fantastic!! Wonderful improvement, SW!
     
    07-07-2008, 01:53 PM
  #4
Banned
Awww thanks

I'm still working on getting the top of the neck to be flat....you know how on most horses it kinda curves up due to improper collection? At least that's what I've been told causes it...well it has flattened out some, but still needs more work

And I want more muscles on his hind-quarters....sadly with all the work the BO is doing on her house I can't trot up the huge hill anymore or at least until they are done
Any way that I can get better hind-muscles just doing arena work?
     
    07-07-2008, 02:37 PM
  #5
Green Broke
Gosh sonny, he looks great (i didn't realize how big his belly was before! 8) )

Keep up the good work!
     
    07-07-2008, 03:55 PM
  #6
Super Moderator
...now he has a hay belly! LMAO~!!!!

He's so shiny and cute... can I have him???
     
    07-07-2008, 10:20 PM
  #7
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Originally Posted by farmpony84
...now he has a hay belly! LMAO~!!!!

He's so shiny and cute... can I have him???
you really think he has a hay belly? The outline of his rib cage is visible on the belly so I don't know if that's normal or not
At the moment he gets 1 bale a day due to he has no grass in his pasture, once I clean out the other pasture he'll have grass and some buddies...so he won't need all that hay.

He's always had a shiny coat...even when I first bought him...I was quite surpirsed...and he's really not getting any supplements for his coat at all.

Hehe I'm glad you love him so much, farmpony hehe. :)
     
    07-07-2008, 10:36 PM
  #8
Yearling
Much nicer now sonny! Good job!!
     
    07-08-2008, 06:17 AM
  #9
Foal
He looks alot nicer now.
His coats alot shinier, and he looks much more fit.
     
    07-08-2008, 08:07 AM
  #10
Super Moderator
He has a hay belly but really, he looks awesome. You have done so much in such a short time, the hay belly will go as you continue to muscle him up, which you've done an amazing job on. His neck and butt have improved... You are doing great with him!

Can I have him?
     

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