Ugly Head vs. Pretty Head

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  1. Kappa

    Kappa Senior Member

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    My Koda has quite a pretty head, in my opinion. Big, ole' block head, but a pretty one.
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  2. CJ

    CJ Senior Member

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    For a warmblood, I always thought Raps had a Very Nice head. He got his sires 1/2 Arab wedgy triangular profile head, and not the typical TB/ WB oblong "melted crayon" look head.
    And as a bonus his muzzle had a World Class velvet nose, like foals have only 4" wide :D
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  3. Kristal H

    Kristal H Senior Member

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    I find him very attractive
     
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    emali06 Senior Member

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    Personally I find the horse needs to have a nice balance to their head and attractiveness can vary quite widely

    . I am not opposed to convex heads but small eyes and long heads I find ugly. Horses that have pinched mouths, or when their nose turns down between their nostrils (that is very specific lol). I don't like big fat bulbous cheeks, or bug eyes. I'm not a fan of the new fad of babydoll stock horses. They just look out of place and not good on a stock horse. Leave the cute heads for the pony breeds. Stock horses need to have good strong heads to balance their solid builds. I don't care for a lot of Arabian heads. The ones that have a nice subtle dish are okay but sometimes the placement of the shapes turns out very strange. I wish I could post a friends horse here but I won't lol

    This illustration is good enough. The camel nose and the long head of the lower two are unattractive IMO The flat forehead is funny.

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  5. mkoktavy

    mkoktavy Senior Member

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    Flash has a donkey head lol small eye, long Roman nose and big ears, but I think he's just adorable! 20171201_195132.jpg
     
  6. Kristal H

    Kristal H Senior Member

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    umm.... mom...I think he is going to grow into those ears...and his head suits him...you wouldn't want a tiny head on that leg bone.
     
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  7. Kristal H

    Kristal H Senior Member

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    Here is a baby and adult head that conform to breed standard and both horses have correct bites.
     
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  8. Quarter Girl

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    So curious what anyone might have to say about this guys head. Conformation too if you would like. Top photo is more conformation. Bottom photo shows his head better but he’s standing abnormally like the doofus he is in that photo. He is a underweight in these pics but I am working on getting him to gain weight right now he’s only about a score of 3.5
     
  9. Alsosusieq2

    Alsosusieq2 Senior Member

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    The bites/muzzle bother me quite a bit in them, often in high level. Yours are perfect or close to it.
     
  10. mkoktavy

    mkoktavy Senior Member

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    Gorgeous! Ive always loved arabs, grew up riding them <3
     

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