01-27-2009, 12:53 PM
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The first diagram looks good, but I would be careful with the second. The horse, while beautiful, doesn't have perfect conformation. He's very butt high and has a thin, small neck. His forelegs look odd as well. That picture merely indicates the parts of the horse, not how they should be in relation to one another.
That's basically what conformation is -- how the parts of a horse relate to one another, the angles in which they meet each other. This depends a lot on the type of breed, age, etc.
Hope this helps! :)