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  • Holy Fat Mare Batman!!!

    http://buffalo.craigslist.org/grd/3217636671.html

    I saw this and was just a bit taken aback by the mare. She's massive! But what's up with the leg?

  • #2
    I thought for a minute that mare was going to be related to Kids Classic Style. Obviously this person is breeding for the Meat Horse Classes.

    Geez that colt has a hideous bubble butt:
    http://images.craigslist.org/5T05F25...074fe6151f.jpg

    Why oh why are people breeding for this?

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      #3
      Originally posted by showhorsegallery View Post
      I thought for a minute that mare was going to be related to Kids Classic Style. Obviously this person is breeding for the Meat Horse Classes.

      Geez that colt has a hideous bubble butt:
      http://images.craigslist.org/5T05F25...074fe6151f.jpg

      Why oh why are people breeding for this?
      I didn't even notice that - YIKES!

      I did look at the website and SURPRISE! Mare is N/H.

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      • #4
        Yep, halter horses. Looks like mare could use a hoof trim too.
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        • #5
          I thought mare was from this series of photoshopped horses
          http://www.worth1000.com/entries/543878/fat-horse

          Colt looks like one of the double muscled cattle breeds.

          major metabolic issues, anyone?? poor things.

          I also feel bad for the QH's b/c they really end up putting up with so much from so many. I think that a lot more clueless people would be dead from horse related injuries if these guys weren't around.

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          • #6
            N/H. Shocked (not). That is absolutely disgusting.

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            • #7
              N/H = ? I tried to go to the website, but it crashed my computer. lol.

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              • #8
                the bubble butt is bad enough, but sheesh, the legs are STRAIGHT.

                poor thing, he has such a sweet face.
                Originally posted by BigMama1
                Facts don't have versions. If they do, they are opinions
                GNU Terry Prachett

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by Snowflake View Post
                  http://buffalo.craigslist.org/grd/3217636671.html

                  I saw this and was just a bit taken aback by the mare. She's massive! But what's up with the leg?
                  Originally posted by HJalter123 View Post
                  N/H = ? I tried to go to the website, but it crashed my computer. lol.
                  Not fat, HYPP. (UCDavis shouldn't crash your computer )

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                  • #10
                    but what about this line-????

                    ""Breed a few mares in the spring and he'll pay for himself"

                    he's only a yearling, one couldn't really use him to breed in the spring, right???

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by gabby.gator View Post
                      but what about this line-????

                      ""Breed a few mares in the spring and he'll pay for himself"

                      he's only a yearling, one couldn't really use him to breed in the spring, right???
                      it's not improbable....
                      stupid, but not impossible.
                      Originally posted by BigMama1
                      Facts don't have versions. If they do, they are opinions
                      GNU Terry Prachett

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                      • #12
                        Reminds me of the old-time halter QH's... when they were basically bred to look like cows with longer legs. Haven't seen one built like that in a looong time.

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                        • #13
                          poor baby!

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                          • #14
                            *shudder*

                            I like big butts, but not like that. Poor horses are deformed .
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                            • #15
                              Twitchy post-legged freaks, poor things. People that breed those poor horses ought to be shot.

                              The breeding practices that produce those extreme beefcake types of AQHA halter horses I honest to gawd find more deplorable even than big lick training. The horses don't have a shot at a normal life from the second they drop from womb. Between the genetic roulette those breeders play with HYPP, the post legs, the massive body weight on those teeny tiny little feet, they are doomed to a life of lameness or dying early from an HYPP attack. At least a big lick horse has a shot at a comfortable life if they are lucky enough to be taken out of it and their conformation is such they can be usable horses. Those extreme halter horses? Not so much. Sad.

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                              • #16
                                I just don't understand how this even became popular. Do these people just not have an eye for basic aesthetics? There's nothing balanced or visually appealing about these extremely "muscled" horses.

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                                • #17
                                  I've seen that place advertise horses over the years.... was gonna say, I think they have a few N/H...
                                  We couldn't all be cowboys, so some of us are clowns.

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                                  • #18
                                    I thought N/H could no longer be bred? Or is it that they can no longer be registered? Or was I dreaming.
                                    ...somewhere between the talent and the potato....

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                                    • #19
                                      Originally posted by Anselcat View Post
                                      I thought N/H could no longer be bred? Or is it that they can no longer be registered? Or was I dreaming.
                                      They can still be bred and registered. Only H/H can not be registered. The Quarter Horse Association SHOULD outlaw N/H too but they won't.

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                                      • #20
                                        go look at the purses you can win with these beasts in halter at the AQHA shows and you'll immediately understand. Andyou can start showing right away, none of this waiting around for the horse to grow up.

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