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Why not? Another OTTB Critique!

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  • Why not? Another OTTB Critique!

    What do you guys think of this girl? She needs some groceries, but I could see her filling out nicely.


  • #2
    A lot to like.
    Always be yourself. Unless you can be Batman. Then always be Batman.

    The Grove at Five Points


    • #3
      Don't. Know the filly but seller always has super hprses


      • #4
        I love horses like this. Rangy, stands over some ground, nice big shoulder (Alydar bred horses often seem to have that shoulder), bright eyed and intelligent looking. The pic isn't great for really evaluating her angles, but she's certainly worth a look-see in person!


        • Original Poster

          I don't like the picture either. It's seems to be unflattering towards her, but she's my type, too, Simkie!


          • Original Poster

            Psh, and she has the same birthday as me.


            • #7
              I keep looking and looking and debating about calling.... I'm looking for a resale, but I'm afraid I might end up liking her more than my gelding....
              "Hell yes I can ride. I was riding when I fell off!"


              • #8
                I like her 'look of the eagles (it's late so I may have that saying wrong ...she looks like she could be amazing 6 mth to a year.


                • #9
                  I like everything I see but wish there were some better pics. I'd definitely look at her!


                  • #10
                    Yes! I like her!!!
                    Originally posted by Nickelodian
                    We jump horses. Over sticks. For fun.
                    Never take life too seriously. Nobody makes it out alive anyway.
                    Regulus RDL


                    • #11
                      Originally posted by ahbaumgardner View Post
                      I like everything I see but wish there were some better pics. I'd definitely look at her!
                      E-mail the Canter contact - she often has extra photos not selected for the website.


                      • #12
                        Sooo.... if anyone wants to go get her and drop her off at my place, I wouldn't be angry.
                        "Hell yes I can ride. I was riding when I fell off!"


                        • #13
                          Most of the horses I have seen are worlds better in person than the pictures. The volunteers have such little time to get the pictures and the workers are not familiar with setting them up for conformation shots. So if you like her, go see her, she is probably even better in person.


                          • #14
                            Hey guys... in case anyone is wondering about her, a good friend of mine vetted and purchased this mare this morning! She flew through the vetting We're going to go get her next week, I'm very excited to see what she turns into, I think she'll be a stunning eventer! The trainer (Jake Radosevich) and his wife have been very nice to work with, and we've also heard many good things about them and their horses from several people, in case anyone is considering any of his others listed on Canter... we'll be there in person next week, so if anyone is in the market and wants me to take a look at one in particular, let me know!
                            High Quality Tack Resale


                            • #15
                              So glad she vetted out well- I am always worried about the ones that go from placing well to trailing the field.


                              • #16
                                How exciting! She is totally my type and I bet she will be awesome! Congrats to your lucky friend!


                                • #17
                                  Glad to see her go ....I was eying her too....Jake is great to deal with and we own a lovely mare he raced also...



                                  • #18
                                    The Schickedanz family also consistently breeds fairly nice horses. I've known several and they're generally lovely. They know sport horses as well as race horses.
                                    The rebel in the grey shirt