OTTB.. possible buy? - The Horse Forum

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 21 Old 06-21-2011, 10:12 PM Thread Starter
Weanling
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: CANADA :)
Posts: 266
• Horses: 5
Exclamation OTTB.. possible buy?

I was looking at this mare JJ's Executive from Woodbine to buy, and I wasn't too pleased about the photo they sent me.. in regards to conformation.
It looks to me like she is very camped under and over at the knee on the front ? What do you think? I don't think it's too severe or anything, but something looks off to me. Feel free to critique otherwise too!

https://picasaweb.google.com/1068595...60665308314482

Hopefully this link will work!
PS. She's only three! Isn't she gorgeous? :o


x Branded Heart x is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 21 Old 06-21-2011, 11:52 PM
Started
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Tulsa, OK
Posts: 2,042
• Horses: 1
Definitely over the knee- If I'm not mistaken race breeders actually breed for this. She LOOKS camped under, but it could be the photo. She also LOOKS like she toes in, but again, it could be the way she is awkwardly standing. She also looks downhill.

She is shiney, that is for sure! Lol

I would probably pass?

Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. ~Harriet Tubman
Eliz is offline  
post #3 of 21 Old 06-21-2011, 11:57 PM
Weanling
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Acworth, GA
Posts: 451
• Horses: 0
Kinda looks like she's just leaning forward. I'd ask for more pictures though. I think she's really pretty :)

-Kelsey
Horseless currently. Hoping someday that will change.
atreyu917 is offline  
post #4 of 21 Old 06-22-2011, 12:08 AM
Showing
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Saskatchewan
Posts: 12,740
• Horses: 2
She is pretty, but I'd like to see more pics, that one doesn't show her at her best I feel.
Golden Horse is offline  
post #5 of 21 Old 06-22-2011, 12:11 AM
Banned
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 5,892
• Horses: 2
Her feet look like they are going to need a good bit of work. The backs look flared and the fronts...her heel looks like it is totally missing. If that is truly how she is, I would run. TB feet problems aren't quick fixes.
corinowalk is offline  
post #6 of 21 Old 06-22-2011, 06:50 AM Thread Starter
Weanling
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: CANADA :)
Posts: 266
• Horses: 5
Thanks guys, I think I'm definitely going to pass on this one. I was hoping it was just a funny photo, but looking at another one confirmed all of my theories..
And yes, she is VERY toed in on the front.
Back to searching I go! :(
x Branded Heart x is offline  
post #7 of 21 Old 06-22-2011, 07:05 AM
Banned
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: In a land far far away, or so I wish.
Posts: 12,825
• Horses: 0
It truly might be a bad photo.

If you are still interested (which it sounds like you probably are not) you should ask for more photos.

Is she perfect? No. But I do not think she is truly horrible.
Alwaysbehind is offline  
post #8 of 21 Old 06-22-2011, 07:48 AM Thread Starter
Weanling
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: CANADA :)
Posts: 266
• Horses: 5
Yeah, I requested another photo and it was all the same, although in the next one, it was clear that she was severely toed in on the front. I'm unsure whether I should go for her or not.. It looks to me that if she had better trimming, she would look much better on the front. I'm not too worried about being camped under, my experience with camped under horses is that it does not hinder them too much.
It really sucks because I had my mind set on her. Everything was working out as planned, so I don't know whether I should call it off or not.
Here is the other photo they sent me. The description of her by the trainer said she is completely sound and has "very correct conformation". I don't know who's books he is reading but this doesn't look all that correct! Her front right looks very wonky. :(

https://picasaweb.google.com/1068595...09056302252866


x Branded Heart x is offline  
post #9 of 21 Old 06-22-2011, 07:50 AM
Banned
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: In a land far far away, or so I wish.
Posts: 12,825
• Horses: 0
That photo just sort of proves they are bad photographers.

Poor horse.

If she is local to you go look at her. She might look that bad in person, might not.

If she is not local then pass just because it is not your job to make them give you good photos.
Alwaysbehind is offline  
post #10 of 21 Old 06-22-2011, 07:53 AM Thread Starter
Weanling
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: CANADA :)
Posts: 266
• Horses: 5
It's only a half-hour drive or so to get there, so I may just go take a look. Thanks for all your help!
I'm really hoping that she doesn't look that bad in person, but I'm thinking this may be the reason why she was such a good price. Yikes!


x Branded Heart x is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
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:
OR

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
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
My OTTB BWolters Horse Riding Critique 13 11-28-2010 09:29 PM
17 y/o OTTB Eliz Horse Riding Critique 19 07-26-2010 07:55 PM
Ottb... ladybugsgirl Horse Training 8 06-22-2010 04:27 AM
What to look for in a OTTB EventersBabe Horse Riding Critique 10 10-02-2009 03:30 PM
Ottb WildHeartsCantBeBroken Horse Talk 7 02-11-2009 10:44 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome