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paintluver 09-01-2009 04:12 PM

Weight Crit. Romeo and Pinto
 
I have 2 geldings.
When I bought Romeo last year he was about 300 pounds overweight. I think he looks pretty good, but I am still thinking he could lose weight.
What do you think?
http://i96.photobucket.com/albums/l1...ug72009011.jpg
http://i96.photobucket.com/albums/l1...ug72009008.jpg
http://i96.photobucket.com/albums/l1...9/101_2596.jpg
http://i96.photobucket.com/albums/l1...101_2595-1.jpg
VV THis is him when I first bought him...
http://i96.photobucket.com/albums/l1...s/100_0182.jpg

And this is my other boy PintoBean. I think he is a chunker. we just got him June 4 of this year. I just want other opinions on his weight...
http://i96.photobucket.com/albums/l1...9/101_2611.jpg
http://i96.photobucket.com/albums/l1...9/DSCN4621.jpg
http://i96.photobucket.com/albums/l1...ug12009005.jpg
^I will get better pics of Pinto tonight...

dee 09-01-2009 04:55 PM

While they both could probably stand to loose a little more weight, I kinda like them the way they are. They would probably firm up more with a lot more wet blankets.

paintluver 09-01-2009 05:03 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by dee (Post 393201)
While they both could probably stand to loose a little more weight, I kinda like them the way they are. They would probably firm up more with a lot more wet blankets.

^^I agree 100% I need to work Romeo more. But Pinto is not really trained to ride yet. We need to do more groundwork with him. Any ideas how to firm him up on the ground?

Honeysuga 09-01-2009 06:37 PM

The easiest way to firm him up would be to work, work ,work! the more exercise he gets the more he'll tone up. Just be careful not to do the same thing over and over like longing him or going over the same ground poles more than a few times a session cause hell burn out.
They are some cute boys!

xEquestrianx 09-01-2009 07:45 PM

I think they actually look pretty good for their build/bone structure. Just with some work, getting in shape/toning up, they'll look awesome!

themacpack 09-01-2009 08:28 PM

I think toning will do more for their overall look than further actual weight loss.

QHDragon 09-01-2009 08:36 PM

I agree that more muscle would make them look better. I don't really think they need to loose more weight, but I have a soft spot for chunky QHs.

paintluver 09-02-2009 01:04 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Honeysuga (Post 393296)
The easiest way to firm him up would be to work, work ,work! the more exercise he gets the more he'll tone up. Just be careful not to do the same thing over and over like longing him or going over the same ground poles more than a few times a session cause hell burn out.
They are some cute boys!

Ok, I will try to find some fun stuff for us to do when we work!
Thank you!
Quote:

Originally Posted by xEquestrianx (Post 393366)
I think they actually look pretty good for their build/bone structure. Just with some work, getting in shape/toning up, they'll look awesome!

Do you think like trotting and hill work is what i should do?
Quote:

Originally Posted by themacpack (Post 393400)
I think toning will do more for their overall look than further actual weight loss.

Ok, I would have never even thought of muscle toning, I just thought they were still fat! haha.
Quote:

Originally Posted by QHDragon (Post 393405)
I agree that more muscle would make them look better. I don't really think they need to loose more weight, but I have a soft spot for chunky QHs.

Haha, apparently I do to!! lol!

paintluver 09-04-2009 12:15 PM

Anyone have anything to say about Conformation?

paintluver 09-05-2009 07:42 PM

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Is this what you meant about wet saddle blankets?? lol! The white is not a glare, that is his normal color, he is so sweaty so he is well Grey!
http://i96.photobucket.com/albums/l1...y/101_2742.jpg


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