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erikaharmony 07-19-2010 10:09 PM

Critique Conformation On New Horse!
 
This is my 3 year old standardbred, currently standing 16.2, i dont get him till July 31st, the horses he was with were beating him up so he was moved in with the yearlings. He a little rough looking atm.

I tried to get squared shots of him but it was very difficult so bare with me!


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smrobs 07-19-2010 10:17 PM

I am not sure what the standard for STB conformation is but I think he is a good looking boy. He could use some muscle in his neck and his front pasterns seem to have a bit too much slope but other than that, he looks great.

erikaharmony 07-19-2010 10:53 PM

Yeah once hes home he will look much better ill post new pictures in a month or so to show :) I noticed that too but doesnt seem to effect him! hes got a really nice stride

Equinecrazy33 07-19-2010 10:57 PM

I think hes a good boy, just needs a little muscleing in the butt and neck

abbyshamrock 07-19-2010 11:21 PM

He also needs to fatten up a bit. But very nice and very tall lookin'!!!!!!

Chuckface 07-20-2010 07:55 AM

he has such a beautiful face!! i love him

RedTree 07-20-2010 08:02 AM

I just wanted to say WOW those are some loonnng legs lol
very handsome looking horse though

King 07-20-2010 08:55 AM

What a lovely looking gelding, beautiful <3
He has okay proportions, his neck is a little small and needs a lot of muscle to put it into proportion (my boy has this).
He has a good top line, nice short cannon bones, straight plum lines.. but he has very long gangly legs!
I like him a lot!

erikaharmony 07-20-2010 09:28 AM

haha yeah Well he is only 3 too so he still needs to grow into himself! But when hes home im going to be working on his muscles and he will fatten up for sure i don't like skinny horses!

Thanks everyone!

ChristianCowgirl 07-20-2010 01:09 PM

I love his face!!!! He has such a sweet expression! :) <3


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