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  • Gotico park chirnea
  • Sickle hock new born foals

 
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    12-09-2008, 07:55 PM
  #1
Trained
Wow... Look bad to you to?

Is it just me or does this baby look really... Off?

Worst sickle hock, and somethin really weird with the back end...

It's for sale for $8,000. Do you think it's just an awkward baby stange, or a serious conformation flaw?
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    12-09-2008, 07:59 PM
  #2
Weanling
It's a new baby, when they are in their first couple days a lot of them can still be all crooked and jumbled from being in their mommy for so long. He'll look better soon.
     
    12-09-2008, 07:59 PM
  #3
Weanling
I am a newb at conformation yet he still looks weird too me. The proportions are off as to his legs and body, but that could be an age thing. I don't know.
     
    12-09-2008, 08:19 PM
  #4
Foal
What breed is it????
     
    12-09-2008, 08:31 PM
  #5
Showing
Hmm, it's kinda hard to say. Like pepper said, new foals can look a bit odd at first. They take time to fill out. :) I think it's cute, hehe! But yeah...what caught my eye were the very long legs & short body.
     
    12-09-2008, 08:34 PM
  #6
Cat
Green Broke
Most babies are very long legs and sort bodies because those cannon bones are almost full length at birth.

However, the back-end worries me a bit. Is it a gaited by chance? I've seen similar back-ends on gaited and gaited crosses.
     
    12-09-2008, 08:42 PM
  #7
Trained
This is the ad for him:

Pure Spanish Colt "Dantae" (name pending with AHAA registration)

Born: 2/12/08
Sex: Colt- (will be gelded when he's a bit older, along with brands)
Colour: bay/black but will go grey as he matures.
Expected to mature to 15.1 to 15.3hh

Dam: Gotico Park Chirnea (AHAA SO 1329)
Sire: Mocoso (Inscribed in Spanish Stud Book APTO SSB 1901010023AS276 AHAA SO852)

Imprinted at birth and very friendly with people and dogs, has daily handleing.

The sire Mocoso has proven to be an outstanding individual.
He has competed successfully in ODE's, dressage and open showing classes. Mocoso is a dark bay with a beautiful temperament and stunning looks who stands at 15.2 hh.

The dam Chirnea has proven to have a very bright future ahead. She has attended ARC, shows, lessons, dressage day. She is sensible, very easy going and posesses a sweet quiet disposition. (Chirnea is only 5 years old so has had limited competition results) She is a solid build, dark steel dapple grey and stands at 15.1 hh.

Can be viewed by appointment.

Dantae will be weaned March/April '09.

All resonable offers considered.
Payment plan available to AP.


He just looks very off to me, compared with most newbie foals i've seen.
     
    12-09-2008, 08:44 PM
  #8
Started
Eep. You guys are right. That foal's hindquarters don't seem right and he has sickle hocks.
     
    12-09-2008, 08:59 PM
  #9
Weanling
It looks like his back legs are longer than his front legs, but that could be unlevel ground? Other than that he's kinda cute.
     
    12-09-2008, 09:19 PM
  #10
Started
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Originally Posted by Equuestriaan    
It looks like his back legs are longer than his front legs, but that could be unlevel ground? Other than that he's kinda cute.

I agree. Maybe his problem with fix itself over time. :)
     

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