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crom5 03-08-2013 09:20 AM

Jumpers
 
Hi, I heard that if a horse has a long back and narrow butt it makes a good jumper, is this true?

palogal 03-08-2013 12:14 PM

No it doesnt.

equiniphile 03-08-2013 12:33 PM

There is a lot necessary for good jumper conformation, but a long back and small hindquarters are not one them. Long backs are generally very weak, and small hindquarters don't allow for much power to propel the horse over the fence.
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