- - Critique Nala
|Pacifica ||08-20-2009 05:44 PM |
I've never really had someone critique my horse so feel free! She's a 16h Reg. Thoroughbred. She was bred to race but ended up in my hands as a hunter. Now I plan on breeding her to a Hannovarian to get a Sport Horse (fingers crossed for another pretty hunter).
|7Ponies ||08-20-2009 07:28 PM |
She is very pretty, I love her color. What kind, lovely eyes she has, and a very nice head. She looks steep in her shoulder and also very steep in the rear pasterns
|saint3meg3rlfc ||08-20-2009 11:00 PM |
Very pretty, but she's also pretty down hill
|7Ponies ||08-21-2009 12:43 AM |
Hm, I don't see that she is "downhill" If you pick her head up it would give her a fairly level top line. As she's standing now, you can almost draw a straight line from the top of her butt to her withers, if her head was up, she'd be just about right.
|Pacifica ||08-21-2009 02:09 AM |
Thank you! I never noticed how steep her pasterns are. What do you think that mainly affects? She has very bad feet (**** Thoroughbreds) and it seems her heel is very short making her toes point out a bit more, I think this may be why they are so long. As for her being downhill... I wish she was all the time! She loves carrying her head lower but as soon as we pick up the trot she's a typical Thoroughbred and carries her front end higher. Hunters are typically more downhill with a sloping shoulder.
|Chuckface ||08-21-2009 08:38 PM |
shes gorgeous! good luck with the future breedign plans :)
|Pacifica ||08-22-2009 12:10 AM |
Thank you! Im super excited it's gunna be my first foal :)
|mckenna310 ||08-22-2009 01:31 AM |
she is lovely! i dont think shes downhill i think its just a bad pic conformation wise. she looks to have nice conformation. also i think the camped out look behind is just from her standing funny
|Pacifica ||08-24-2009 02:23 AM |
thanks for the input!
|AussieDaisyGirl ||08-24-2009 09:39 AM |
I'm not normally a fan of chestnuts but she's gorgeous! I think mostly with the steep pasterns it's just not a great shock absorber. But they don't look particularly heinous to me.
I think with careful selection of the stud you're going to have a gorgeous foal.
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