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Golden Horse 12-28-2011 11:49 PM

What can you say about the condition of this horse?
 
Just give this one photo, what would you say the condition of this horse is?

http://i211.photobucket.com/albums/b...y/IMG_0304.jpg

waresbear 12-28-2011 11:53 PM

Fluffy

Kimmylikestojump 12-28-2011 11:56 PM

Possessing Butt Cheeks

tinyliny 12-29-2011 12:05 AM

are those the ribs I see ? in the ruffled fur?

AvasMom 12-29-2011 12:28 AM

I can't tell if those are ribs in his hair but otherwise I think he looks fine..

soenjer55 12-29-2011 12:30 AM

Lacking in muscle. Otherwise, he looks fine to my untrained eye.

Golden Horse 12-29-2011 12:32 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by waresbear (Post 1284108)
Fluffy


Sure is fluffy, that is for sure, looks a little ribby to me

Wild Heart 12-29-2011 01:06 AM

Hmm...That's tough. Part of me thinks his/her ribs are showing due to the fact the fur seems to ruffle in lines most of the way down the side but it could just be the camera angle making tufts of fur more pronounced.

verona1016 12-29-2011 01:31 AM

I do see the rippled fur that others have pointed out as possibly being ribby, but it also looks like there's a crease down his back, which would indicate overweight. I've read that ribby and overweight could be a number of things, including wormy, IR or Cushings.

loveyourhorse 12-29-2011 01:41 AM

with the big butt and what appears to be a ribby belly, i'd have to guess its just an awkward growing baby


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