What is my horse's lineage?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Stella1964, Aug 15, 2008.

  1. Stella1964

    Stella1964 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I recently bought an unregistered Paint gelding but no one knows his lineage. How can I tell by his shape what his parents might have been? He's 16.2 hh, and 5.5 years old, with a really sweet calm disposition. I'm not sure if he's a combo quarter horse, arab, thoroughbred, or warmblood mix...any ideas?
     
  2. Wolf-Kim

    Wolf-Kim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Take a picture and share it with us. I'm sure you'll get plenty of input on what he might be.

    -Kim
     
  3. Stella1964

    Stella1964 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Love to but I don't know how to load up a picture in this type of forum
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  4. chickenannie

    chickenannie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    under index it tells you how, just look at the FAQs.
     
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  5. Stella1964

    Stella1964 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK, figured it out. Here's a pix...Any idea what kind of parents he came from?


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  6. Florida chick

    Florida chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He looks like one of our Mustangs. Without knowing his background you will never know. Just enjoy him, he is cute.
     
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  7. Dodgegal79

    Dodgegal79 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like there might be some arabian in there, his face is fairly dished.
     
  8. miss_thenorth

    miss_thenorth Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am definitely no expert ( not even close), but my thoughts are with height like that--maybe thoroughbred. His legs arenot thick enough to be draft breed, so my guess is thouroughbred.

    He sure is pretty though.
     
  9. chickenannie

    chickenannie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Those hindquarters look like quarterhorse possibly?
     
  10. Stella1964

    Stella1964 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's another shot:

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