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Opinion requested
#1
Here are some pics of a 15.1 Quarter horse. Would like to get opinions. He has his winter coat and hasn't been worked in a while. Thanks in advance.
[Image: QH1.jpg]
[Image: QH2.jpg]
[Image: QH3.jpg]
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#2
This guy appears to have some TB breeding taking in his legs and long back. His croup seems to fall off steeply (croup to tail). Take this with a grain of salt, because I'm no expert. lol
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#3
Appygirl,

I did notice the croup, and was wondering if that was "conformational" or something that might change as starts training again and "muscles up."

Interesting on your TB observation. I though his back and legs look very QH and not TB at all - thick and muscled.

Thanks for the input.
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#4
Some folks would call him "goose rumped". Lots of horses are. It is his conformation, and once he's back in training, he'll muscle up, but won't hide the croup.

I thought he looked very QH-y. Nice package.
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#5
I thought the crease down the rump was kind of a draft horse thing. Is that not what they call "double muscling"? Is that found in QH's as well?
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Posted - 03/09/2006 : 10:17:54
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I thought the crease down the rump was kind of a draft horse thing. Is that not what they call "double muscling"? Is that found in QH's as well?


Yep, found in other breeds, not only drafts.
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#7
Oh my goodness, your horse could be my sister's horse's twin! He's a solid chestnut appy with a beautiful blaze. That second picture makes me think, "Look! Hunter!" every time I see it. I'll have to show my sister.

He's so beautiful! ^_^ My sister's horse is goose-rumped, too. lol
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