I am currently looking at thoroughbred horses to adopt from Longrun. I went out today to look at one that just came in and I got first look as I had a bad experience with the last horse I went to see... So I like him, he's got a beautiful face and colouring and not to mention he is super calm and a great disposition. He does however need a lot of TLC, he appears to have a skin allergy happening.. now idk if that's from not really being groomed and it just built up, or stress from the move, but I do plan to get the vet out to check him out before I decide. He needs to be groomed and cared for and loved badly, you can tell even in the pictures he's just a sweet guy. His name is Fire Caus and he is 4 years old. He was trained for racing but was way to slow and didnt have the heart to do it. I need some answers on what you think of his over all look and confirmation. I plan to do hunter and maybe down the line Jumpers. A big worry I have is that I have 2 horses at home, mare and gelding, some people have said that 2 geldings may fight over my mare to the point that they will try and kill eachother but at the same time my gelding at home now is so passive that before we got him he had to be put in a paddock with yearlings because the horses were beating him up and even the yearlings were pushing him around.. And this guy seems pretty calm and passive as well. His hooves need some fixing too. Idk if you can see that in the pictures but in person that were a little strange looking.
I need answers ASAP he's not going to be on hold for very long and having a sound horse for adoption from longrun is rare so he will go fast. Just want to know it is a good decision or not, or what and find a different horse.
Sorry the pictures are kind of bad for this but do the best you can! Also if there is a picture that is a red X right click it and go to show picture.. the pictures are a little large sorry.