Possible purchase-will get better pictures this week!
This is Wilby (pronounced like will-bee), a 3-4 year old Thoroughbred gelding standing at 17 hands. These aren't the best pictures but I wanted to post them here to at least get an okay idea on what members on the forum think. I was told by another girl my age that he has prominent withers. Now that I really look, I notice it too. It's easy to tell in the first picture, but unfortunately he had a cocked foot so his body is uneven and I didn't have much time to take all the pictures that I wanted to take. At first when I saw another girl ride him last Friday, I thought he was somewhere in his teens, honestly. When I was told he was either 3 or 4 years old I was kind of like, "Oh, okay!" Happy, but surprised. I never even thought of the prominent withers being present, until now. It's a bit easier to notice on the crossties but when he's being walked around with/without a saddle it's not really easily spotted. I couldn't even tell he had it when I watched one of my instructor's helpers ride him yesterday.
I will be riding him this Friday again (and in a private lesson too, which is nice), so I will get better pictures of him, and a better conformation shot to put on here. So far I like what I see and I like what I rode!
The (sort-of) confo shot: (will get better one on Friday) - *Does anyone else notice he's a bit over at the knees? Or is it just me? Again, will take a better look on Friday.
Side shot of his head:
An angled shot:
This picture would have been great, if not for my flash being on and me chopping his nose off in the picture (ugh!):
Will take any type of critique for now, and I promise I will get better shots!
Definately looks like a TB
Honestly, we can't tell much of anything other than he's a horse..and brown.
You NEED to get pictures from the side/front/back, with the entire horse in the picture, so we can actually judge properly. We really can't tell anything from a front angled shot showing half of him, or a quarter or him.
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The OP knows about confo shots, as she said in the title. No need to remind her.
I'm subbing for better pictures, but he is very cute. Definitely a TB with that head and the sharkfin whithers. But a very nice TB I suspect, can't wait to see more.
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Well, from what I can see in these photos he is cow hocked! Every shot shows his back knees almost touching and his rear hooves pointing outward. There may be other things but I quit looking when I saw how cow hocked he is. Good luck with your horse hunting and God bless, Peg
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