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    03-05-2012, 11:52 PM
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Foal
Does my yearling show Reining potential?

So I have a brown SPB yearling I wanna know if you think he shows any Reining potential. What does he have that would help him? Hinder him? I'm trying to find a basic idea of his potential so this will be in a few other threads. Please be serious and thanks! These pics are him when he was about 6-8 months old. I don't have any of him moving but I will get some ASAP!!




     
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    03-06-2012, 12:16 AM
  #2
Trained
Im no expert on western, but to me he looks as if he is going to grow up a stunning young horse. You can't really tell much from photos from such a young age, they change so much!
     
    03-06-2012, 12:23 AM
  #3
Trained
I'm not a confo expert but I like his hip and his shoulder. He looks long in those hind legs but he'll grow into them a little more I think.
     
    03-06-2012, 12:24 AM
  #4
Foal
Thank you! He's by Justa Pleasure out of Mann Shez Terrific, look them up on Google if you don't know who they are. I know he's young so it would be hard to tell I;m just trying to get a basic look on things. I'll let him know that he got a complement :)
     
    03-06-2012, 12:45 AM
  #5
Foal
@SorrelHorse he's grown and is now a yearling it;s been about 4 months since those pictures and he's growing into his legs already. He's grown @ 3-4 inches and I'll have to get a few more newer pictures.
     
    03-06-2012, 11:55 AM
  #6
Trained
Okay, cool. I'd love to see how he looks now. He just seems to be straight and a bit long from the hock down, but like I said sometimes they grow into that. But that would hinder his ability to stop some.
     
    03-06-2012, 04:05 PM
  #7
Trained
Hes a nice looking colt but from those pictures he looks more pleasure then reining. That was my first impression of him on the first picture and the last one gave me the same impression.

Will he make a good reining horse? Will depend on what level you want to compet. He is not most likely to go win in the Open or a large or even a small open NRHA futurity but he could do well at the lower levels in Green Rookes at the affiliate level.
     
    03-06-2012, 04:10 PM
  #8
Foal
Very nice looking halter colt, how tall is he supposed to mature to? He looks more pleasure to me than reining, because of his long hind end and his pedigree looks more pleasure and halter lines than reining, but he sure is a looker now! I bet he's doing very well in halter!
     
    03-06-2012, 04:42 PM
  #9
Trained
Agree with all of the above. Even the trainers who are pros at this, and buy the babies bred specifically for reining cannot really tell by looking. They can tell a bit more watching them go, but until they have one under saddle, all bets are off, and each one is a surprise waiting to happen.

Like NRHA said, it depends on what level you want to compete at. Shoot, I have spent thousands on training one who is a QHX! He will never be a derby horse, and that is fine. HE can still be fun to compete at lower levels. I just want to have fun. My friend, on the other hand has one reining bred, well trained, and will be able to compete very well.

He sure is beautiful tho! Love him!
     
    03-07-2012, 12:36 AM
  #10
Weanling
He is one beautiful horse!!!
     

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