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post #1 of 19 Old 08-11-2008, 10:40 PM Thread Starter
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What do you think of this horse?!

Ok...so I said I wasn't going to "actively" search for horses but this one came up on an add and I emailed them for a picture...I want to know what your opinions at first glance is...

Of course I'd go with an experienced person to look at her if I decided to go look at her...the person selling her is willing to take payments and the reason she's getting rid of the horse is because she needs to downsize from 4 horses to 2 before her wedding...

So...let me know what you think..


http://dreamhorse.com/show_horse.php...rse_id=1276563

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post #2 of 19 Old 08-11-2008, 10:57 PM
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she looks a bit underwieght. I would ask if you could lease the horse for a month or so to make sure she isnt too much for you to handle (it said must have experienced rider)
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post #3 of 19 Old 08-11-2008, 10:58 PM
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I have no experice in conformation, but I can say that she looks sort of skinny to me, especially looking at the hips. And something about her hind legs is bothering me, though I don't know what and it could be the angle of the picture. Hopefully someone cames along soon with a better and more helpful critique!
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post #4 of 19 Old 08-11-2008, 11:02 PM Thread Starter
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I didn't know advanced beginner meant experienced >< How confusing...

She does look a bit thin...a little bit like the horse I just had on trial... actually she looks a lot like it...but who knows...that's why I'm asking.
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post #5 of 19 Old 08-11-2008, 11:41 PM
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She is definitely thin and in the pic on here maybe kinda post legged? It could be the pic and the fact she is underweight too, I do like her coloring and she looks like a sweet horse. If I went to look at her and did not know to much of horses, definitely take someone with you who is experienced!

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post #6 of 19 Old 08-11-2008, 11:45 PM
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Wow, poor thing is seriously underweight. If you take a look at her get a vet check. And find out why they aren't feeding her. If it's health issues, has she not been wormed, is she being fed with horses that aren't letting her eat. :(

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post #7 of 19 Old 08-11-2008, 11:51 PM
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She does look very very thin. She also has a long back which sometimes makes it diffcult for the horse to be a good riding horse.

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post #8 of 19 Old 08-12-2008, 01:05 AM
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She definitely needs to gain weight. ;) That's not a very good pic to critique since she's not really standing square & all.
I really like her coloring.

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post #9 of 19 Old 08-12-2008, 01:09 AM Thread Starter
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What I'm looking for is a trail horse that I can lead my daughter around on and get more experience with horses for when I want to move on to a gaming horse...
I know an older horse is what I'm looking for but it's kinda hard to find one that's just right..so maybe I won't look any further into her...I'm not sure...
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post #10 of 19 Old 08-12-2008, 01:18 AM
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She's very thin and downhill. I'd pass on this one.
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