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    05-12-2013, 12:58 AM
  #21
Weanling
Regarding the very large horse at the top of the thread, Kid's Classic Style, does anyone know why he's so large?
     
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    05-12-2013, 01:11 AM
  #22
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I believe it is due to a horse carrying HYPP. There are many pictures of such horses on the net. If I am correct, it's a darn good reason to not breed horses who carry it. Some are a great deal worse than the horse shown.

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    05-12-2013, 01:19 AM
  #23
Green Broke
^^ Correct. HYPP causes muscle spasms that create superhulk looking horses. He was probably euthanized after a severe attack.
     
    05-12-2013, 01:25 AM
  #24
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1996 AQHA Buckskin Stallion
16.3 Hands - 1800 lbs - HYPP N/H
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    05-12-2013, 01:25 AM
  #25
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Recent News | Iowa State University about KCS!!
     
    05-12-2013, 03:24 AM
  #26
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Originally Posted by Allison Finch    
This thread makes me VERY uneasy.

How is it OK that that we post other people's horses and open them up to ridicule? Most of the first ones were extremes, but when will someone post a photo of a member's horse and offer harsh criticism? Sadly, there are mean spirited people who may do unkind things in a thread like this.
I understand what you are saying, but I question it.

If someone is breeding horses like this, then they need to know.
If they own a horse like this, then they need to know they can't do x y z as the horse just can't do it. I remember one case of one horse here who looked like he could be in this convo, and we all told her not to jump him, I'd like to think that horse isn't being jumped because of the info given here.

If my horse looked like this, and I didn't know, I'd want to know. I might not want to hear it, but I need to.
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    05-12-2013, 03:31 AM
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Originally Posted by AlexS    
I understand what you are saying, but I question it.

If someone is breeding horses like this, then they need to know.
If they own a horse like this, then they need to know they can't do x y z as the horse just can't do it. I remember one case of one horse here who looked like he could be in this convo, and we all told her not to jump him, I'd like to think that horse isn't being jumped because of the info given here.

If my horse looked like this, and I didn't know, I'd want to know. I might not want to hear it, but I need to.
Brutal honesty and some folks just can't handle it. Wishy washy society.

I think this thread is a good example of what can be really poorly built horses. Heck I got a long back over muscled blockhead. But he works.

Now if it were to get very nit picky then I could see an issue. But I've seen extremes. Not counting KCS. Possibly re titling this to ,extreme bad conformation, would be better?
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    05-12-2013, 03:33 AM
  #28
Weanling
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Geez! Is that a severe roach back or a bad injury?
severe roached back
     
    05-12-2013, 03:35 AM
  #29
Weanling
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Originally Posted by Allison Finch    
This thread makes me VERY uneasy.

How is it OK that that we post other people's horses and open them up to ridicule? Most of the first ones were extremes, but when will someone post a photo of a member's horse and offer harsh criticism? Sadly, there are mean spirited people who may do unkind things in a thread like this.
my pics were just off google search

This is no different then posting worst ads, or other peoples you tube
     
    05-12-2013, 03:41 AM
  #30
Weanling
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Ok ill be first, miovers conformation..not the best, but I don't plan on breeding him well can't he's gelded LOL
     

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