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        04-21-2010, 08:20 PM
      #1
    Foal
    Tell me what ya think :)

    So mmmkay I might be buying this colt. So far this is the only picture I have of him but tell me everything that is wrong with him lol. Im wanting to do halter with him. So tel me why I shouldnt buy him...
    Thanks!
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        04-21-2010, 08:31 PM
      #2
    Green Broke
    Those are some SKINNY legs! Very nice color. I think he looks good. Are you going to show in Appy shows? I wonder if it is harder to compete with an Appy with no blanket or spots against those with. Or is there seperate classes like breeding stock paints?
         
        04-21-2010, 09:12 PM
      #3
    Yearling
    I'm not too happy with his legs, they are not particularly sturdy. For halter and normal/light riding he should be fine, but realize that's the biggest flaw for him. He is downhill at the moment but that could be a growth spurt, and thus he may grow at least a bit out of such a steep angle. I don't know much about halter classes so that's all I can say really.
         
        04-21-2010, 09:15 PM
      #4
    Started
    I think he would be perfect. He will grow into his legs, my horse Gunther had sticks for legs but now they are perfect. He's going to be a good looking horse.
         
        04-21-2010, 10:20 PM
      #5
    Banned
    Palominos=LOVE
    He's a baby he will grow :)
         
        04-21-2010, 10:33 PM
      #6
    Foal
    I think he's lovely I like a dainty leg it looks very elegant when they are moving congrats on the buy!!
         
        04-21-2010, 10:52 PM
      #7
    Green Broke
    I hope his feet grow too, teeny teeny feet. The first thing I thought of was Navicular with all that weight on those teeny feet and teeny heels.
         
        04-22-2010, 01:04 AM
      #8
    Weanling
    I love him!!! Do I see some spots on him peaking through?
         
        04-22-2010, 10:27 AM
      #9
    Weanling
    He's a pretty one! I think he's put together quite nicely, but I see more of a rider than a halter horse. He'll still hold his own in the halter ring. How's he move? I bet those legs stretch out for a big floaty stride!
         
        04-22-2010, 10:37 AM
      #10
    Yearling
    He's a nice enough lil fella, and I agree with everyone else his legs are teeny tiny. I think though he will grow into them. His pasterns are probably the biggest fault that I can pick with his legs, but overall I like him. Hopefully as he grows the testosterone will kick in and he'll solid up. But then again, he looks just as nice how he is now; dainty and pretty :) Good luck with him if you buy him.
         

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