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  1. #1
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    Default A Honest Critque of this horse

    I bought this mare a while back, and have though about selling her. She is a Morab. I would really like to be able to use her as a lower lever eventing horse, if not I need to find her a new home. I need a truthful opinion. I'm sorry the pictures are so bad, but no indoor, and we have a ton of snow right now.

    Do you think that she is capable of giving a shot to try low levels with? Do you think she is worth keeping? She is a very sweet, and kind horse, with a fantastic mind. She loves to work. Her movements need to be fine tuned, but I have a fantastic coach who can fix that.

    http://s1148.beta.photobucket.com/user/ArchAngelAlexiel/media/Mercury/IMAG0171_zpsce8ac865.jpg.html


    http://s1148.beta.photobucket.com/us...4551a.jpg.html

    http://s1148.beta.photobucket.com/user/ArchAngelAlexiel/media/Mercury/IMAG0170_zps1ba929b3.jpg.html


    Also sorry about the fuzzy my camera was cold.



  2. #2
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    Cannot answer any of your questions from those pictures but why not? Best thing to do is give it a try!
    A friend told me I was delusional. I almost fell off my unicorn.



  3. #3
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    Can she w/t/c/heft her butt over a jump? Then I don't see why not.

    I don't understand the purpose of your question....ANY horse (assuming no physical or mental limitations) can get around a Novice course.

    If you haven't even tried taking her over a jump, why are you already thinking about selling her?



  4. #4
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    I guess my questions was more of a critique of her conformation. But since the pics are kinda bad. Now that I see them blown up not so much



  5. #5
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    She looks a little behind at the knee to me, but it could be how she's standing.



  6. #6
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    This one looks exactly like my childhood pony who was also a morab. My guy was a junior jumper in his day and could clear 4ft easy. You would not be able to tell by looking at him. He passed at age 44 and was just a trooper of a pony. Give her a try she may surprise you!



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    One of the great things about lower level eventing is that it is so very much more about the correctness and quantity of preparation, schooling, and a good partnership than it is about the make and model of the horse and/or rider. Can't see why just about any horse couldn't have success, provided it is sound and has a good mind and doesn't hate XC.
    Click here before you buy.


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