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    05-11-2013, 02:48 PM
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Weanling
Worst Examples of Conformation

We have a "Dumbest Horses for Sale" thread, so how about this one? Here, you can share pictures of horses with horrible conformation. This can also be a guide for new horse owners on what NOT to look for, and something interesting for the rest of us to look at. I'll go first:

What is up with this Georgian Grande's neck?


And here is just a bit of humour :P
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    05-11-2013, 03:40 PM
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Weanling
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    05-11-2013, 04:01 PM
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Weanling
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Originally Posted by TBforever    
Geez! Is that a severe roach back or a bad injury?
     
    05-11-2013, 04:04 PM
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Weanling
     
    05-11-2013, 04:07 PM
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Weanling


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    05-11-2013, 04:27 PM
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I have nothing to add. Just. WOW.
     
    05-11-2013, 04:35 PM
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Originally Posted by TBforever    
The first two are dwarf Miniature Horses. Not a conformation fault as such, but a severe genetic problem and found in several breeds.

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    05-11-2013, 04:35 PM
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Weanling
This thread makes me sad...poor horses.
     
    05-11-2013, 04:40 PM
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Lordosis or 'sway back', is a genetic problem and known in several breeds. NO horse with an even slightly swayed back, should be bred. It is mostly well documented in Saddlebreds. Most of the time, sway backs are not the result of riding bareback or when too young, as often thought.

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    05-11-2013, 09:42 PM
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Ugh. Those sway backs make me sick in my stomach! I feel like they must hurt!
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