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sportschick068 03-01-2013 04:38 PM

Friesian Conformation
 
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This is a potential buy for me. I'm just horse shopping. I was just curious though, is this Friesian gelding slightly back at the knee?

Thanks!

Ray MacDonald 03-01-2013 05:06 PM

Looks like a little behind, but the rest of him looks pretty well put together.

Elana 03-01-2013 08:27 PM

Hard to say. A little long in the back.

RunningwithThroughbreds 03-03-2013 06:02 PM

I don't see anything particularly wrong with the knee, but there's not much substance in the shoulder

Lokenzo 03-04-2013 07:11 PM

I wouldn't say back in the knee, Friesians do tend to stand a little under themselves in front, its not correct but something I have seen a bit with them and would say this fellow does.

I think he is lovely tho and could provide many years of sound fun :)

Golden Horse 03-04-2013 07:42 PM

I think the biggest fault with that gelding is that I think she is a mare

Lokenzo 03-04-2013 08:05 PM

Funny you say that Golden Horse, I thought the same thing but thought maybe he was just hiding it well :p

FeatheredFeet 03-05-2013 04:43 PM

Handsome overall, but a bit longer in back, than I'd like to see. Possibly back at the knee, but I can't see that well from the picture. I do think he is more horse up-front, than in the rear.

Lizzie

sportschick068 03-05-2013 08:57 PM

Thanks everyone for the input! I was just curious. I've been emailing the owner but I have my doubts so its unlikely that I will buy him.
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OurLizardsHope 03-05-2013 09:09 PM

It is a mare. Christina Erickson Art Quilts


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