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the horse is a good broodmare. she has had several good runners but we have no more interest in racing and she is a good looking mare. disposition is good and it is a shame to just let her out in the fields. have jockey club papers Read More
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10/13/2013 10:07:15 PM
All of the above
10/12/2013 7:37:48 PM
Any variation from straight can cause lameness eventually
10/11/2013 3:20:09 PM
knock knees - I worry about stress on surrounding structures - also with toeing out, bowlegged etc e
10/11/2013 2:55:36 PM
This question has varible anwsers based on the ages of the horse, as many may looked to be a problem
10/11/2013 9:37:22 AM
Calf knees much worse than buck knees.
10/10/2013 11:03:31 PM
Back at the knee
10/10/2013 6:47:34 PM
10/10/2013 6:31:03 PM
Heard too much about the strain back-at-the-knees puts on tendons and ligaments - no, thanks.
10/10/2013 5:44:58 PM
Worries me how? Do you mean which would cause me not to buy a horse? All above.
10/10/2013 5:41:42 PM
10/10/2013 4:03:12 PM
10/10/2013 3:27:50 PM
tripping, toe stubbing
10/10/2013 10:43:16 AM
All the above depending on the horse's activity. What matters in QH may not matter in Thoroughbreds
10/10/2013 10:41:47 AM
Because the risk of injury is greater, considering that the horse could touch himself during movemen
10/10/2013 10:41:18 AM
It would depend on the age of the horse as to which one would worry me the most at the time.
10/10/2013 9:26:11 AM
All of the above!
10/10/2013 8:45:59 AM
Coon footed or calf kneed would be of greater concern. Corrective shoeing can help toe in/out to som
10/10/2013 2:57:47 AM
All of them. People need to be careful what they're breeding for.
10/10/2013 2:10:16 AM
10/10/2013 1:14:32 AM
Back at the knee (or calf knees) by far.
10/10/2013 12:21:50 AM
10/9/2013 11:57:49 PM
10/9/2013 10:35:30 PM
10/9/2013 9:56:23 PM
Over at the knee
10/9/2013 8:23:55 PM
slite club foot and her leg turns out a little, I'm worried about correct shoeing.
10/9/2013 7:12:09 PM
all of the above
10/9/2013 6:33:36 PM
degenerative superficial digital flexor tendons
10/9/2013 5:45:50 PM
10/9/2013 5:35:33 PM
Back in the knees is the worst. Then Bowlegs.
10/9/2013 4:53:24 PM
10/9/2013 4:26:11 PM
The last 3 are deal breakers for me!
10/9/2013 4:15:41 PM
10/9/2013 3:49:40 PM
Odd to lump calf knees with buck knees. Undefeated racer St. Simons buck knees
10/9/2013 3:39:51 PM
Toeing in/out no big deal. But bad foot conformation is the worse. No foot no horse!
10/9/2013 2:33:14 PM
Buck knees don't bother me at all. Calf knees do. A lot.
10/9/2013 2:32:38 PM
My Arabian gelding has buck knees, so far sound (age 16) but he does stumble sometimes...
10/9/2013 11:48:07 AM
Calf knees can be a severe problem, Buck knees rarely. They should not have been listed together.
10/9/2013 1:21:23 AM
long low pasterns
10/8/2013 11:30:21 PM
But they ALL bother me
10/8/2013 8:24:27 PM
they can all be a problem sometimes depending on severaty and job to be done
10/8/2013 6:14:53 PM
10/8/2013 6:11:28 PM
toeing in/out doesn't worry me as much as the others - club foot is ok if not severe.
10/8/2013 6:04:02 PM
Any of these are bad if extreme. Very mild deviations are usually ok. Depends on horse's purpose.
10/8/2013 4:31:06 PM
poor proportions and angles in the bones and joints
10/8/2013 11:17:05 AM
Oh, to have a perfect horse!!!
10/8/2013 9:29:18 AM
Umm, all of them?
10/8/2013 9:07:25 AM
They're all pretty concerning from a soundness standpoint.
10/8/2013 8:41:05 AM
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