|iamanequestrian ||09-22-2012 05:14 PM |
What breed do you think my pony is?
I bought my pony about four or five years ago. She is a liver chestnut 14.2 hand 7 year old mare. She is best known as, Penny. When we made the transaction we were never told what her breed was. So, I searched it to my best ability. I came to learn that her sire is a purebred palomino Quarter Horse. All I know about her dam was the she was really crazy and her name was Candy. I will provide a picture of my pony. Just about every horse person that has seen Penny immediatly calls her a Quarter Pony. Just a couple of suggestions of a second breed in her from my fellow riders were haflinger, morgan, and mustang. Does anybody have an idea what she may be. Thank you! :-)
|FeatheredFeet ||09-22-2012 06:18 PM |
Yikes! She has one incredibly sloping croup and roached back. She is probably what some call a Quarter Pony. A QH x some kind of pony. She might even be just a small QH. She looks as though she has lots of get-up-and-go and is a handy little jumper. Please though, at least put those chairs around the other way, if you must use them for jumps.
Cute girl though and looks like loads of fun.
|lilruffian ||09-22-2012 06:25 PM |
I would guess QH X welsh, only because she has a similar build & look to the two i have known over the years
|jumanji321 ||09-22-2012 06:27 PM |
I don't see any haflinger in her at all. I'm going to agree with FeatheredFeet in that she is most likely a small quarter horse or a quarter pony.
|iamanequestrian ||09-23-2012 09:29 AM |
Thank you guys.
Lizzie - I wasn't the rider jumping at the moment, but I don't have to use chairs anymore anyhow. I bought some jumps! Also, what do you mean roached back??
|WickedNag ||09-23-2012 09:42 AM |
I didn't think we were suppose to critique in this section??? I believe your horse to be a small qh x. Have fun with her!
|FeatheredFeet ||09-23-2012 12:02 PM |
Iamanequestrian. A roach is an upward curvature of he spine, where the loin meets the croup. Your pony only has a very slight one, but you can see it and it shouldn't affect her really at all. Her very long croup, tell me she does have some QH in her.
|ParaIndy ||09-24-2012 02:59 PM |
She is very pretty! I would guess that she is a Quarter pony with maybe some Mustang. I don't see any haflinger or morgan.
|Chief101 ||09-24-2012 06:05 PM |
QH x Thoroughbred maybe???
|Remali ||09-24-2012 10:15 PM |
I don't see Welsh or Morgan, maybe she is a QH x grade mare cross.
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