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post #1 of 6 Old 07-30-2010, 06:35 PM Thread Starter
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Quick question about pasterns

If 0 is extremely posty, 50 is perfect, and 100 is extremely slopey, what are hers?

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post #2 of 6 Old 07-30-2010, 08:51 PM
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I would guage her right around 45. Nothing bad, just seem a touch upright.
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post #3 of 6 Old 07-31-2010, 04:30 AM
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Hm, her back pasterns don't seem to match her fronts! I'd put her fronts at 40, and her backs at 45.
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post #4 of 6 Old 07-31-2010, 06:11 AM
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Well he backs don't match her front because her shoeing is not good... they seemed to cut off too much heel but not enough toe...
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but other than that they look a bit short so maybe a 35-40 if 50 was perfect and than maybe a 40-45 if the shoeing/trimming changed.

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Yes! Beautiful horse! :)

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Thanks for the replies!

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