"Now I say that with cruelty and oppression it is everybody's business to interfere when they see it."

~Anna Sewell

Monday, April 13, 2009

Could you imagine riding these critters?

Here are some fine examples of conformation that are horrendous to the point of making one wonder how the horses are even able to move.

Fugly KMH filly. She looks rather uncomfortable to me. It would be interesting to actually see her walk. Or trot. Or *gasp* even canter.
Train wreck.

Is your mama a llama?

Not a fugly horse, more like WTF is the rider doing???

Why, oh why would you ride backwards? I don't see the attraction. It doesn't look fun. It looks uncomfortable and more than a little dangerous.

Riding backwards is not the best way to show that your horse is bombproof and well schooled. So don't do it. You'll look like a total moron. Thank ya.

Isn't this lovely? The poor thing looks miserable. Can you really blame him with that scary, decrepit, chicken wire fencing? I used to use the same kind of fence to keep my rabbit in.

Chicken wire = not good for a mule. That's an emergency vet call waiting to happen.

You knew there would be Vanners on this post, right?
Is there anything right about this picture? Not only are the horses fugly (even if you look past the shaggy yak coats) but their hooves need to be trimmed like there's no freakin tomorrow.

You wanna see some more ass-ugly Gypsies, check out Vines Gypsy Horses. Especially the mares page. Epic fail.

I didn't find one picture there where the horse was clipped, squared up, and photographed from a decent angle. Not all of them were clean, either.

People like that shouldn't be allowed to reproduce. They're obviously too besotted to be able to tell the difference between a breeding quality horse and a shaggy, black and white water buffalo. They seem to have stopped maturing mentally at age 12 and think anything with color and a long mane and tail is perty.



  1. That second one...the llama thing? What breed is that supposed to be?

  2. Surprisingly, that was my first guess.