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post #21 of 23 Old 01-11-2012, 07:07 PM
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yes,I meant too wide.
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Originally Posted by tinyliny View Post
The fit looks decent to me. We did not have any shots from the rear showing the gullet and the spine clearance side to side. From the front shoulder angle it is impossible to tell if the gullet is too narrow and the tree itself pushing onto the edges of the vertebrae "wings".
I didn't have a handy box to stand on to get decent back shots, it's ;ot harder with him than a 14 hh Haffy

Originally Posted by tinyliny View Post
A longer girth will help it have less of a slope. I think the saddle needs to go back about a half to a quarter inch.
Sorry I don't understand this? The girth isn't snugged up riding tight, so how does the length alter the fit?

Originally Posted by tinyliny View Post
HOw big is this horse?
Now there is a question, he was supposed to be 16.2hh, then she said they had measured him and he was 17hh. I put my home made stick on him and couldn't get him any bigger than 16.2hh, unless you measure him a little way up his neck, he gets a lot taller a lot quicker when that head goes up

Here he is with 6'4"of John

and 5'9"of me

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post #23 of 23 Old 01-12-2012, 06:26 PM
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Why yes, I can't help it, I'm a big horse stalker!!! I shall take Stewie the moose and his big brother Ben.
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