You're Inviting Trouble (critique?) - Page 3

       The Horse Forum > Riding Horses > Horse Riding Critique

You're Inviting Trouble (critique?)

This is a discussion on You're Inviting Trouble (critique?) within the Horse Riding Critique forums, part of the Riding Horses category

    LinkBack Thread Tools
        04-07-2009, 10:35 PM
    Originally Posted by BluMagic    
    I read some previous emails and she said he's sound, not spooky, and has never been lame.

    Sorry but I have seen this video before elsewhere and it was determined he was unsound. I remember the huge, huge, huge problem with the front leg swinging way, way out. It was more than winging/paddling as it comes from much farther up the leg.

    This horse as he stands is worth about $50.00 and is auction material.
    Sponsored Links
        04-07-2009, 10:44 PM
    Please RUN from this horse. I am afraid that the most humane thing for this beautiful animal is to put him down. He looks to be in a whole lot of pain. His shoulder movement is awful (right side looks worse). His hips make me hurt when I watch him move. His back legs seem to have too much joint laxity. I am afraid that you could throw tons of money at this horse and still end up with a lame horse who is in a boatload of pain.

    You know, the seller must know that this horse has problems. I cannot imagine any other reason why the seller would be wiling to loose so much money on this horse.

    Poor, sad horse.
        04-07-2009, 10:49 PM
    I do see quite a bit of soreness (right front end?) in that video. Though he is lovely to look at. :[ so sad.
        04-07-2009, 11:04 PM
    This is kinda a slap in the face. Ha
        04-07-2009, 11:07 PM
    Get used to it. Unfortunately honest people in the horse world aren't as common as anyone would like.

    I agree with the other though, he looks very, very ouchy. Keep looking.
        04-07-2009, 11:09 PM
    I'm sorry. :[ There's just something about the way he's swinging his legs out, and the way his shoulder moves... he doesn't look comfortable. :/

    I'm sorry that he may not work out for you.
        04-07-2009, 11:10 PM
    That horse looks like it's in so much pain. Looks like right front mostly to me, but definitely an overall soreness going on. Maybe he's just got a bad shoe job? It's a good looking horse. That's just so sad.
        04-07-2009, 11:12 PM
    I'd much rather the HF community that I love tell me than me have to find out myself! Thanks... :) Means alot
        04-07-2009, 11:40 PM
    Alright, I'm sure you noticed how he's swinging his body and his gaits are just.. so bad. I thought he was trotting when he was loping. The owner is sure to know the problems.
    If I were you and I really liked this horse I might buy him as a project, just because I knew the owner wasn't getting him help & he needed it. But in the end I'm pretty sure he'll need to be PTS so I'd just leave the offer alone.
        04-07-2009, 11:53 PM
    I agree with everyone else that it is safe to call that horse lame. The entire video he just looks completely uncomfortable and off. It is unfortunate that this how they were trying to sell him to you, but keep in mind there are lots of horses out there who are for sale as well as sound. Keep looking, I am sure you will find one that works well for you.

    Quick Reply
    Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.

    Register Now

    In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

    Already have a Horse Forum account?
    Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

    New to the Horse Forum?
    Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

    User Name:
    Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
    Confirm Password:
    Email Address
    Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
    Email Address:


    Human Verification

    In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

    Old Thread Warning
    This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

    Thread Tools

    Similar Threads
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    Are stallions trouble? ScoutRacer Horse Training 78 04-05-2009 07:05 PM
    Having trouble flexing him to the right.... Delregans Way Horse Training 15 02-22-2008 07:11 AM

    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:35 PM.

    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0