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  1. Horse Health
    I've just got this guy, and I absolutely love him, but the farrier pointed out something today that I hadn't previously considered as a possibility. I had spent a lot of time looking at his pasterns and debating if they were going to be a problem as they are very visibly sloped, however the vet...
  2. Horse Conformation Critique
    I'm considering buying this two year old Anglo-Arab gelding. However I'm worried about his conformation. I'm looking into training him as a jumper maybe, but do his pastern angles look suspicious? Should I be worried that these will cause soundness problems in the future? Or do you think when he...
  3. Horse Health
    My horse had a swollen pastern on his front left. I thought he might have kicked himself due to having a little gash(like the size of a dime). About 2 days later, he pulls his right shoe. He was on one shoe for 2 days, then the farrier came out, threw a new one on. (I threw in how long he was...
  4. Horse Health
    Confirmation looks good, but seems to have weak rear pasterns. Hes a 5 year old quarter horse about 14.3, He seems to stumble/ drag rear feet. In the second video watch his right rear leg very closely at 47 seconds in. Could it be corrected? Thank you for any info 5 Year Old 14.3 Gelding -...
  5. Horse Health
    Hello, Im just wondering what i should do if my horses front feet are down on her pasterns? ill get a picture of her feet tonight. Im just wondering what will improve her feet? please give me some product examples if you need Also... what is a quick way to get a horse fatter? And... what...
  6. Horse Health
    Hello! Hope the title caught your eye! Well, this is a first post for me and day 1 of my membership so I hope to get some great responses! Well, here it goes. . . I am looking to purchase a reining horse, I found one BUT, he is blind in his left eye and as it looks, he has long pasterns. I...
  7. Horse Riding Critique
    So I just found this mustang I want to buy: ksl.com - Classifieds for Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming= However, his front pasterns seem to be at less than a 45 degree angle. I can't tell if it's just because he needs a trim, or if he's built that way. I'm sure a trim would help to a point, but would...
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