Movement Critique: Dakota
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Riding Horses > Horse Riding Critique

Movement Critique: Dakota

This is a discussion on Movement Critique: Dakota within the Horse Riding Critique forums, part of the Riding Horses category
  • Horseforum.com tennessee walking critique site:www.horseforum.com

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    12-28-2008, 02:38 PM
  #1
Started
Movement Critique: Dakota

I snapped these the other day, but since I've had to many picture threads to post lately, I forgot about these until a little while ago. Anyway, they're not the best... as it was kinda hard to take 'good quality' photo's from a 5 megapixel camcorder... Lol... but they'll do.

I didn't get any photo's of a canter, just walking and trotting... so have fun and be as harsh as you want... He's nothing but a trail horse, but I'd love to know what you think he'd be good at if I ever decided to start showing. He's a 2-and-nine-month year old Tennessee Walker gelding, not registered... He stands at 15 hands and weighs between 850-950 pounds (I think). Yes, I know that his hooves need trimmed pretty badly, I'm planning on getting out either today or sometime this next week and trim his hooves.

Also, please don't mention that I need a farrier to trim his hooves, he's only been trimmed by a farrier two or three times... The farrier I use teaches me a little about triming hooves each time he comes out and I trim Dakota's hooves to save money, though I do have the farrier check his hooves and help me correct flaring and whatnot. Thanks!

Trotting:
















     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    12-28-2008, 02:39 PM
  #2
Started



Walking:




     
    12-28-2008, 03:00 PM
  #3
Showing
Tho there are a lot of photos, it is difficult to really say much about his movement because of the angle of the photos. Keep also in mind when others post their opinion that he is on very uneven terrain(a hill from the pics??) with some rocks. Also is the ground frozen/wet? And in most of the pics you are not giving him enough lunge line to really allow him to stretch out and lunge properly on a proper circle.
     
    12-28-2008, 07:03 PM
  #4
Started
It also doesn't help much that I took the photos of a 5 megapixel camcorder, huh? Lol. I couldn't get any good angles... I'm going to have to go to one of my friends places and use their roundpen sometime... that way it'll be easier to get better photos. The area is actually extremely flat and even. The hill in the background doesn't start where we were lunging, the place we wre linging is the flatest are in the world, it's extremely flat. The ground isn't frozen, but it was a little damp but not enough to make a difference and there are no rocks in that area... just lots of cow patties. Lol.
     

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
Critique Dakota under saddle, please! Britt Horse Riding Critique 8 12-28-2008 06:54 PM
Critique Cash's Movement StylishK Horse Riding Critique 10 12-13-2008 08:11 PM
Please Critique - Cantering Dakota Equuestriaan Horse Riding Critique 13 12-07-2008 06:33 PM
Critique my mare? Movement as well... Supermane Horse Riding Critique 18 04-17-2008 07:45 PM
Critique my boy's movement and conformation. Supermane Horse Riding Critique 15 03-26-2008 04:22 AM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:22 AM.


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