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    02-08-2012, 09:53 PM
Exclamation Which horse would be better for halter?

Hey! I was planning on showing my horse in halter for the first time this year. And I have 2 horses...which one would do better in show? Could you please tell me the pros and cons of each horse. Thanks!

Arizona (mare)

18 yrs old

14.3 hands

Quarter horse

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Mable (mare)

5 yrs old

14.2 hands

Regstered as paint

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    02-09-2012, 09:20 AM
Arizona (not a good conformation shot)
Pros - pretty head, nice neck, feminine head
Cons - thin built, stands a bit off behind, not built like a typical Quarter Horse

Pros - nice thick build, balanced, no glaringly obvious conformation issues, built more like a typical Quarter Horse/Paint
Cons - not a very feminine head

A better conformation shot for Arizona will help me and others tell you more about her. I really like Mable. Unless a better picture of Arizona shows outstanding conformation, I would choose Mable to show. She looks closer to a halter horse and will probably do better in shows. This is just my personal opinion. I like thicker built horses. Some people and judges may be different.
    02-11-2012, 11:27 AM
I agree with SayiWont, Mable is probaly a better choice she just seems better built!
    02-18-2012, 04:34 PM
I do see where the others are coming from, but Arizona is soooo pretty
    02-22-2012, 01:40 PM
They're both cute! But from the pictures you have, Mable is definitely a better choice for halter.

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