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freejumping competition in Germany, look at this mare's action! - Beautiful...

Discussion in 'Other Animals' started by leashedForLife, May 14, 2018.

  1. leashedForLife

    leashedForLife Well-Known Member Registered

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    she does very well on 3 rounds, & on the 4th, has a minor fault, but knocks no rails down in any round.
    Her trot is gorgeous - light, collected, springy. Moves like a dream.




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    Wow!
     
  3. Jack-Russell-Lover

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    What a lovely mover indeed.
    Freejumping though, didn't know that was a thing!
     
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    Is she a warmblood?
     
  5. leashedForLife

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    I don't know her breeding - but to my eye, she looks kinda svelte & sylph-like for a warmblood. They're usually pretty sturdy looking, with heftier bone. Don'cha think so?

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    I know what you mean, they are normally more middleweight. But depends on her age and they are breeding everything lighter these days so it seems.
     
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    Lovely mare, I would think this is a grading and / or sale event where they evaluate young horses for future disaplines ...and yes she is a warm blood, they are not all heavy in bone it will depend on her breeding and where she is from .
     
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    The reason they do this is to show a horses natural ability unhindered by a rider, it’s a way to see if they have a good jump or not
     
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    I was aware that they do this when people view horses for potential buy but didn't know it was a thing competition wise. It is nice to see horses jump without a rider :)
     
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