The Horse Forum banner

Status
Not open for further replies.
1 - 17 of 17 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
2,295 Posts
Discussion Starter #1
So here is another potential horse, i am really hoping this one will work, she has done everything that i want to do. She is almost finished on the pattern (just started adding speed) she has been started on goat tying, breakaway roping, poles, she has been used as a ranch horse for brandings, she is a seasoned hauler (as in she has been hauled to many jackpots and rodeos) so i could finally have that horse that i dont have to teach and i can just get on and ride. anyways here are the stats on her.

Name: Truly Sweet Breeze aka Cricket

Age: coming 6 years old Truly Sweet Breeze Paint

Gender: mare

Breed: breeding stock paint (un-colored paint)

Height: 16.2 hands tall (the person riding her is 6 foot 2)

so here are some pics and videos of her being worked on the barrels.
 

Attachments

·
Registered
Joined
·
22,320 Posts
Someone else must have been looking at this horse too. I have seen those vids before somewhere :?.

Anyway, her confo is pretty good (though her feet need done). In the vids, she doens't look that bad. In that first vid, there are some parts where she seems to be resisting the bit. Also, I would love to see some vid of her being ridden with loose reins. In all those videos, they kept direct contact pretty much the whole time. And I really wish they showed some video of her walking under saddle. You can tell a lot about a horse's temperment by the way they walk with a rider.

Other than that, she looks pretty good. From the ad, she sounds pretty well travelled and pretty versatile. :D
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
7,738 Posts
And I really wish they showed some video of her walking under saddle. You can tell a lot about a horse's temperment by the way they walk with a rider.
Funny story: I checked this thread out earlier and that was my thought too! I've met horses that look totally calm trotting and loping but if you ask them to walk....:shock:

She's a pretty girl! I'm also envious of her lope...It looks really smooth and snuggly. Heehee
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
2,295 Posts
Discussion Starter #5
lol smrobs and wallaby, i had her on here once before. The only reason i didnt get her then, was i thought i was going to get a diffrent horse (but it didnt work out) and since she is still for sale, i want to give her a shot this time.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
13,166 Posts
Overall I like her except that there is something about her left front leg that bothers me. It may be the way she is standing or needing her feet done but it just looks off somehow.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
2,295 Posts
Discussion Starter #7
ya i agree with you iride. She needs her feet done ( the owner is getting those done next week) and i think she is standing on a rock, so its making her look that more awkward. But im also worried that her leg is crooked.... i asked for some more pics of just her front legs on even ground, so i can see if that makes a diffrence at all, or if her leg really is crooked. And if her leg is crooked, that is really going to suck, because i will pass on her then.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
22,320 Posts
Even if it is just slightly crooked (though I don't think it will be after she has her feet done and is standing on solid ground), that may not be a reason to pass on her. Provided she passes the vet check, there are undoubtedly millions of horses that work their whole lives on crooked legs and stay sound. But wait until you see the pix after her feet are done to make that judgement. I wonder why nobody ever thinks to stand the horse on concrete for the confo pix :?. That is the ultimate flat ground and there is no weeds or grass to hide the feet.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
2,295 Posts
Discussion Starter #9
I know smrobs! I mean you would think people would take confo pics on even ground. Its like they just dont think i guess lol. That is true, i know of a really good barrel horse here in Prineville that was pigeoned toed but he was a 1D Barrel horse. Thats why im not going to rule her out just yet, im gonna wait to see the pics of her on even ground. I am going to definantly get a vet check no matter what, wether her leg is crooked or not. It just worrys me, especially with barrel racing, since it is such a demanding sport i need her to stay sound for a long long time. I hope that she is just standing on a rock or something.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
2,295 Posts
Discussion Starter #10
I know the owner has a 12 year old sister that rides her around, and she throws kids on her all the time, so i think she is pretty calm. And if she a little hot, it doesnt bother me, i like the horses that are a little hot (call me crazy).
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
22,320 Posts
Nope not crazy. I always preferred a horse that was a little more forward rather than one that I had to pedal all the time to keep them going. Lazy horses bug the crap out of me.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
2,295 Posts
Discussion Starter #12
lol me to! I always feel bad because you have to kick harder and harder or use a crop or something. And then the half of them crow hop or buck becuase they dont want to move forward.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
13,266 Posts
In all those videos, they kept direct contact pretty much the whole time. And I really wish they showed some video of her walking under saddle. You can tell a lot about a horse's temperment by the way they walk with a rider.
Thats the FIRST thing I thought of and wondered about to. Yes they have kids on her in a lot of the pictures, but her whole body just seems sooo tense. Hard to tell with what was posted but I'm getting the vib she's quite high strung.

I would definitely go try her out a few times before seriously considering buying her.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
2,295 Posts
Discussion Starter #14
ya but, like i said before, i like the high strung ones, it really does not bother me at all. And i take the sheri cervi aproach with barrel racing, i never run them at home and she shows alot of excersises how to help keep an already high strung some what calmer. I am going to definantly try her a whole bunch, probably for a whole week. Im gonna try to convince the owner to let me take her on trial.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
2,295 Posts
Discussion Starter #15
so here is another pic of her leg with her feet done. I dont think her leg is crooked....
 

Attachments

·
Registered
Joined
·
2,295 Posts
Discussion Starter #17
THIS SATURDAY!!!!!!!!!!!! im so excited!!!! I dont think her leg is crooked either, i mean you really cant tell alot from the angle, but it still looks straight. She sent me another pic, but i swear the owner doesnt under stand the concept of CONFO pics, lol. None the less i think its straight.





 
1 - 17 of 17 Posts
Status
Not open for further replies.
Top