Horses - Behavior Issues, Breaking and Training/judging horse condition

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hello Brittney. hope you can answer questions on horse body condition.

is the horse in the image i have attached fat, thin or well conditioned. can you please explain me how you are judging it?

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Hi Caine,

I could give you an idea of what I thought about this horse's body condition but I would need a profile picture of this horse. If you could get a picture of him/her from the side so I can actually see what I'm looking at, it would be a lot easier. From this angle, there is not much I can tell you. I feel that he/she is lacking muscle, but not knowing much about your horse, it's still a tough thing to judge from this angle.

What breed is this horse? Age? What discipline does it do?

I'll hang on to this picture but send me one taken from his side so that I can see him from head to tail along with the answers to the above questions and then I can make a better assessment of his overall condition.

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Brittney Alexander

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I can answer any question about English riding (pleasure and equitation), Western pleasure, transitioning into bitless riding, behavior, what to look for/how to buy a horse, & schooling issues. I can also answer questions about leasing contracts, as well as dealing with issues with boarders, barn managers, barn staff. Trying to find jobs with horses, or exercise riding jobs? I can answer questions about that too.

Experience

14 years total experience 4 years of initial professional training (as a rider) 7 years experience as an exercise rider 3 years experience as a trainer Currently working as a full time stable hand/groom & assistant barn manager I'm still learning everyday as working with horses is a learning experience everyday.

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Veterinary Assistant Certified

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Consistently place in the top 3 in any event.

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