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Miss Katie 02-03-2009 08:10 AM

Grandeur Ice Magic *image intense*
 
Here are some images of my beautiful baby boy Nudge.
I got him in August 2007, starved, neglected and almost dead. He is now 5, and hopefully still growing. I am aware that he is downhill as well as a few other minor things, but I would like to know everyones opinion of him. Also, he is not toed out in his hind legs, he is just standing funny. I had a hard time getting him to stand up, all he wanted to do was sleep :P. He is a very quiet old baby!!

http://i322.photobucket.com/albums/n...pets/007-4.jpg
http://i322.photobucket.com/albums/n...pets/008-2.jpg
http://i322.photobucket.com/albums/n...pets/011-2.jpg
http://i322.photobucket.com/albums/n...pets/014-2.jpg
http://i322.photobucket.com/albums/n...pets/013-3.jpg
http://i322.photobucket.com/albums/n...pets/016-2.jpg
http://i322.photobucket.com/albums/n...pets/020-1.jpg
http://i322.photobucket.com/albums/n...pets/022-1.jpg
http://i322.photobucket.com/albums/n...8/pets/029.jpg
http://i322.photobucket.com/albums/n...pets/033-1.jpg
http://i322.photobucket.com/albums/n...8/pets/035.jpg
http://i322.photobucket.com/albums/n...pets/036-1.jpg
http://i322.photobucket.com/albums/n...pets/037-1.jpg
http://i322.photobucket.com/albums/n...pets/041-1.jpg

Thanks guys

Miss Katie 02-03-2009 08:23 AM

Also, the link to his details and pedigree in the studbook.
Thanks

My2Geldings 02-03-2009 12:29 PM

I think he's a cutie. He could use some more tone but over all I think he's cute and he has adorable markings so you can never miss that. Did you have pictures of what he looked like before?

morganshow11 02-03-2009 02:32 PM

he is very handsome!;)

Remali 02-03-2009 04:01 PM

I think he's just gorgeous! I love his build and his coloring is the icing on the cake.

Harlee rides horses 02-03-2009 05:03 PM

I think he's stunning, the only thing I can really critique is his croup..It's at a really high angle..

UrbanCowgirl9 02-03-2009 07:00 PM

He looks good, especailly for a rescue horse, although he could use another 50lbs.

UrbanCowgirl9 02-03-2009 07:02 PM

srach the "50lbs." part!

Jubilee Rose 02-03-2009 08:05 PM

Wow, BEAUTIFUL horse and great pics! :-) That is so awesome of you to rescue him! The only thing that stands out to me is that he seems really cow-hocked.

Miss Katie 02-03-2009 10:04 PM

Thanks.

Yeah I picked up on the high croup and cow hocks as well. I am working on his muscles, he was broken 6 or 8 months ago but due to work commitments he only ever had quick light workouts up until recently.

This is him when we got him. His vet had told us that if he had stayed with the guy, he would have had maybe 2 weeks left. -
http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t...s/000_0828.jpg
http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t...s/000_0826.jpg
http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t...s/000_0836.jpg
http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t...s/000_0835.jpg
http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t...s/000_0825.jpg

A couple weeks later
http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t...s/000_0943.jpg

Month and a half later
http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t...s/000_0974.jpg
In between the month timeframe between these last 2 pictures, he developed ringworm and lost every bit of hair on his body except for mane and tail. His vet said it is very common for horses with a weak immune system, which was due to the condition he had been in. It happened just as we were coming out of wintr tho, and his coat came back fantastic.

Jan 08
http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t...s/100_0142.jpg

His stud book link again. Hopefully it works this time. AHS: Horse Details


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