Shire pictures - The Horse Forum

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 7 Old 12-31-2011, 07:57 PM Thread Starter
Foal
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Posts: 10
• Horses: 0
Shire pictures

These are the horses im talking about.
The one with the solid white on the face is the one with the bony butt and likely the one I will buy.
The one with the black dot in the white on the face is the older male.
Both are around a year old.
I know the pictures arent the best but are there any thoughts on these horses you can see from the pictures ?
They look fit too me but im definitely no expert.

Shire01.jpg

Shire02.jpg

Shire03.jpg

Shire04.jpg
Blackcat is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 7 Old 12-31-2011, 08:22 PM
Weanling
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Manitoba, Canada
Posts: 262
• Horses: 0
I will take whichever one you don't ;) For no reason the one with the dot is the one I keep looking at
Posted via Mobile Device
InStyle is offline  
post #3 of 7 Old 12-31-2011, 08:28 PM
Started
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 1,793
• Horses: 0
You can't just buy one. Those are the rules.

At this age, most drafts look like yaks so it's tough to figure out how they will mature out. Better body shots would help so you could evaluate the parts. Is a bony butt a body butt or a weak hip?
Left Hand Percherons is offline  
post #4 of 7 Old 12-31-2011, 08:38 PM Thread Starter
Foal
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Posts: 10
• Horses: 0
It doesnt look like a weak hip to me... it doesnt look bad either... if anything it kind of looks like his hips are a bit tall... but its soooo slight I saw it once and didnt notice it this time but my girlfriend noticed it this time.
Blackcat is offline  
post #5 of 7 Old 01-01-2012, 12:04 AM
Trained
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Surrey BC
Posts: 6,716
• Horses: 0
Nice looking Shire's

Country Woman

Country Woman is offline  
post #6 of 7 Old 01-01-2012, 12:30 AM
Super Moderator
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Seattle, WA
Posts: 38,467
• Horses: 2
They are really grand looking fellas.
tinyliny is online now  
post #7 of 7 Old 01-01-2012, 09:37 AM
Weanling
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Indiana
Posts: 736
• Horses: 1
I would have a heckuva time choosing just one!
Posted via Mobile Device
CinderEve is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

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:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









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
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Shire and Clydesdale pictures BackInTheSaddleAgain Draft Horses 3 07-12-2011 07:26 AM
Long overdue - TONS o' pictures of TJ the Shire Fruitloops Horse Pictures 13 01-18-2010 12:55 AM
The Shire I want - no, wait, need InspiredByHorses Draft Horses 5 08-07-2009 02:29 PM
Shire Help?! lauraa94x Draft Horses 7 04-21-2009 11:35 AM
My shire! what do you think?? equichick Horse Riding Critique 11 03-29-2007 11:58 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome