First: Gelding B
This gelding is the best balanced of the three, with excellent individual components that blend smoothly. His shoulder and hip angles are symmetrical, and he has a strong topline joining them. His back is especially strong through his loins, which translates to power under saddle.
His head shows good breed characteristics‚ a chiseled look with small ears and large, soft eyes. His throat- latch is trim and clean, and his neck is an ideal length to add to his overall balance. His neck ties into his chest a bit low, but his shoulder is so well sloped that he should have a beautiful, reaching stride. His pastern angles match his shoulder angles, which also aids a smooth stride.
His legs have substantial, clean bone, with flat knees in front and ideal angle to his hocks in his hind legs. He may be a bit higher in his hips than at his withers, or it could be the angle of the photo. He has smooth and adequate muscling, appropriate for his age and breed. of the first-place horse, and his overall muscling is lighter without the same depth of muscle through the stifle as Gelding B. A in muscling— adequate, but weaker through the stif le than Gelding B, which translates to a lack of hind- end drive. He’s in good body condition with a shiny coat.