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post #1 of 10 Old 10-01-2008, 06:26 PM Thread Starter
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Montana

After much thought, I've decided to put Montana up to be critiqued.
Please don't be overly harsh, as he is my baby :)

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15 years old
Stands about 15-15.2ish
Registered QH
He's been out of work for a couple years so he lost muscles in his top line and has gained cubbiness.

These are the best pictures I have ATM. This if when he first arrived.
Left side. *The ground is not perfectly flat.

Right side *sorry his head is turned. He is also standing on a bit of an inclide.

And a butt shot *not the best, but that's what I have at the moment.
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post #2 of 10 Old 10-01-2008, 07:01 PM
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OK, starting from the top ..... hmmm, nothing wrong there
Oh, I know, his legs ..... hmmm those are pretty good too.
I like his head and neck, he's short coupled, I like that too.
Color? No that's not it.

I KNOW WHAT IT IS THAT I DON'T LIKE - he's not in my barn.

I like him a good deal, I hope he handles as nice as he looks. Good luck with him!

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post #3 of 10 Old 10-01-2008, 10:19 PM
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He is gorgeous. :) Nice long legs, nice croup, he has a lot of muscles in his front end it looks like (around his shoulder & neck area), love that color!

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post #4 of 10 Old 10-01-2008, 11:39 PM
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There is nothing that I don't like about him. He's a fantastic looking boy...

Iridehores, you cracked me up!
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post #5 of 10 Old 10-02-2008, 12:00 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks Iride, unfortunately, I don't plan on selling him. :) But thank you for the complements :)

Thanks Pop!
He defintely has a lot of muscling in the front end... I plan on working on the back end with a lot of trot transitions and pole work.

Thanks Tiffanny! :)
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post #6 of 10 Old 10-02-2008, 12:23 AM
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You are very welcome have you been riding him alot?
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post #7 of 10 Old 10-02-2008, 06:33 AM
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He's well built boy. I'm sure you'll have lots of fun with him!
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post #8 of 10 Old 10-02-2008, 10:34 AM
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I can't see anything that turns me off of him.....He's sooooooo good looking. Ya know, better than pretty. He's a well built, handsome fellow!

You're hunting really paid off this time!!!!

I can Hazzzz him ? No? :P :P :P

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post #9 of 10 Old 10-02-2008, 11:25 AM Thread Starter
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I've been doing a bit of riding. My saddle doesn't fit him properly so I don't ride with my saddle, but I did ride him the other night bareback. We did very well :) Now we just have to start getting back into shape. Well him back into shape and me recovering.

Thanks Amy. I'm really glad I was really picky and didn't settle on the first horse I saw. I'm sorry, but you can't have him. You can come visit him though :)
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post #10 of 10 Old 10-02-2008, 08:12 PM
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His croup is a bit steep but that can be from a lack of muscle like you originally stated. Excellent color....shows me he's well fed and healthy!
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