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RaiRaiNY 01-15-2013 08:35 AM

Need an honest Conformation Opinion
 
My neighbors are looking at this mare....besides the fact that she's grossly underweight, how does her conformation look?

Here is the link to her ad:
Flashy Young Mare for Sale for sale in Litchfield, Connecticut :: HorseClicks

She would be used as a general Western riding / trail / pleasure horse. She most likely wouldn't be shown.

Thanks in advance :)

Cat 01-15-2013 08:53 AM

I'm not much help on a conformation critique but I don't see grossly underweight. A bit, yes, but not grossly.

Elana 01-15-2013 09:05 AM

Back at the knee, tied in at the knee, poor angles to the hind leg, too much set to the hind leg, weedy looking.

How old is she?

RaiRaiNY 01-15-2013 09:06 AM

She's 2.5

Elana 01-15-2013 09:09 AM

She is a weedy coming 3 year old. I have my doubts about her finishing over 15hh.. if you go and look at her, put a stick on her. She may not even be 14.2hh.

RaiRaiNY 01-15-2013 09:10 AM

Sorry, but not knowledgeable about conformation, what does her being weedy mean for her future?

CLaPorte432 01-15-2013 09:17 AM

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Elana 01-15-2013 11:15 AM

"Weedy" means she will probably mature light, unbalanced and unsubstantial.

She looks like a horse bred for color and not for conformation.

RaiRaiNY 01-15-2013 11:27 AM

Thank you, I really appreciate it.

Wanstrom Horses 01-15-2013 12:20 PM

$2500?? An unstarted gangly three year old? I'm lucky if I'll get that for full grown, registered, and well broke ranch geldings! Definatly not worth the price and her conformation is less than to be desired..


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