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        04-17-2008, 09:25 AM
      #1
    Weanling
    Which One Would You Pick?

    I've been considering buying one of my coach's fillies. But I don't know which one I would be better off getting..
    This is Firefly, she's QH/arab. She's about 2 1/2 mnths old in these first 2 pics

    (and yes, she is standing on a hill)


    And this is Sienna, she's a CSH, also about 2 months old in these pics (I really need new ones!)

         
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        04-17-2008, 11:12 AM
      #2
    Foal
    Sienna already looks much more balanced to me. I can't justify trying to critique her legs the way she's standing, but her topline is smooth and her neck is better, as is her dam's, though a little thick. What would you do with her?
         
        04-17-2008, 11:16 AM
      #3
    Showing
    I like 2nd one more. Both are cute, but head/neck of the 2nd one are more elegant in my opinion. I like more her build too.
         
        04-17-2008, 11:32 AM
      #4
    Showing
    I like the 2nd one more as well; she just looks better to me with her build & all. ;)
         
        04-17-2008, 11:50 AM
      #5
    Foal
    I'm not sure what a CSH is but, I like Sienna better. She is built more uphill, longer neck, and a more lively/kind eye. You can definitely see the QH in the other horse (not that I don't like QH, I LOVE them) but she has more of a sad eye, built downhill and her neck seems too short for her body. What do you plan on doing with the foal? Show or pleasure/trail ride? If you are planing on showing, I would pick #2 she would have more class in the show ring...if a trail horse, and you don't mind about conformation, I would pick #1 because she looks like she will be more laid backed. They both look sweet, good luck
         
        04-17-2008, 11:53 AM
      #6
    Weanling
    Thanks guys, that's actually not her dam behind her, that is another mare that was out with them
    This is her dam http://i26.piczo.com/view/a/1/s/5/h/...79_67565_2.jpg

    I would be doing dressage and jumpers.

    I just have to see if I can come up with a plan that works for the 2 of us... lol. I'll keep everyone posted.
         
        04-17-2008, 11:58 AM
      #7
    Weanling
    Oooo I found another pic!! This is Sienna as a weanling.. sometime last September? I think - I think she was a bit butt high, but the ground isnt very level.

         
        04-17-2008, 12:09 PM
      #8
    Foal
    In the more resent photos, I like sieanna better for dressage/jumpers
         
        04-17-2008, 06:44 PM
      #9
    Yearling
    I actually liked Firefly. Do you have any pictures of her?
         
        04-17-2008, 07:49 PM
      #10
    Started
    I would go with Firefly. She seems sturdier to me, and I like her neck better.
         

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