Critique AQHA gelding - Page 3 - The Horse Forum
 9Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #21 of 24 Old 08-15-2015, 10:53 PM Thread Starter
Started
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Kentucky
Posts: 2,222
• Horses: 1
Quote:
Originally Posted by farmpony84 View Post
I watched the video and was waiting to see the responses before I posted. I think his frame looks pretty good. He looked a little short in his rear, right I think? but not lame. every time you bump his head he does get animated and so he's going to tattle on you in front of the judges. I don't think he really needs that many reminders. Just try a light bump on the corners. It almost makes him look lame when he does that. Otherwise, really doesn't' look bad.

I'm not a fan of the kick with every post but it is very common in the AQHA shows so I don't think you have a problem there. I think you are looking pretty good.
Thank you
howrsegirl123 is offline  
post #22 of 24 Old 08-15-2015, 10:57 PM Thread Starter
Started
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Kentucky
Posts: 2,222
• Horses: 1
Quote:
Originally Posted by tinyliny View Post
I don't think you're spur is hitting him every stride, but you do have some lower leg movment. possibley turn your toes a tiny bit more forward?

in any case, I think he is still a wee bit off, in the hind, not sure which. but he seems to drag his left hind, and it could be that the discomfort has more to do with the tails swishing than anything with the rider (who is actually pretty steady and sympathetic seat/hands).

what happens if you areally ask him to trot out faster, and canter faster? does he seem irritated, or does he perk up and move smoother?
Funny you mention him being off, because when I watched the video the first thing I thought was hmm, something just doesn't look quite right, couldn't put my finger on it, although I thought hind end. But I could be imagining things, or as another poster said, it's something else.
howrsegirl123 is offline  
post #23 of 24 Old 11-09-2015, 02:58 PM
Foal
 
Join Date: Nov 2015
Posts: 44
• Horses: 0
I like his head set. Maybe ask for more collection in his middle and back. Ask him to back up again if he does that bit pulling thing at 1:59

Your posting could be more controlled, you kinda look like you are flopping in the saddle. Tip his nose in your corners just a tad maybe.

Overall you look good. Judging is always easier than doing. Your horse is well trained and I think your arena is nice for working.
stevenson and howrsegirl123 like this.
7reining7training7gaining is offline  
post #24 of 24 Old 11-12-2015, 03:09 PM
Foal
 
Join Date: Oct 2015
Location: Belgium
Posts: 72
• Horses: 1
I don't know if this has been mentioned already (just ignore if it has), but you need to be keeping constant contact with the horse's mouth. That doesn't mean 'constantly pull back', it just means that you need to be feeling his mouth at all times.

Second thing, which I saw had been mentioned, was the fact that you're constantly making contact with his stomach. This is a bad habit. If your horse doesn't respond after contact, let him know that he should be responding (a crop or firmer contact will do the job). As is, you're teaching him to ignore your contact. ^^
Fantelle is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.



User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
AQHA gelding critique howrsegirl123 Horse Conformation Critique 6 10-26-2014 05:38 AM
Critique very possible purchase? 6 yo AQHA gelding. Lopin N Paint Horse Conformation Critique 46 07-15-2013 04:37 PM
please critique my AQHA gelding iloveroans Horse Conformation Critique 2 01-30-2013 04:08 PM
Critique Tetra AQHA gelding shermanismybaby3006 Horse Riding Critique 5 08-05-2009 08:58 PM
Critique another AQHA gelding. Gingerrrrr Horse Riding Critique 7 07-13-2008 02:56 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome