➞ This gelding, although showing some nice Arabian type, isn’t as balanced as Gelding B when divided into thirds. His croup is a bit light in substance, and his back is equal in proportion to his croup, but his neck is much heavier in comparison. Tail carriage is a critical factor when judging Arabians, and though he appears to have good tail carriage, his tail is set lower on his croup than Gelding B’s.
His neck comes out low on the shoulder, and his throatlatch is thick, which will make it harder for him to lift and flex his neck, and will limit the disciplines he’s suited for participating in. His ears appear well-shaped, but his muzzle isn’t as small and square as Gelding B’s, so he has less Arab type.
His leg looks well-proportioned for his body size, but his front pasterns and hoofs are very upright. This makes for a choppier gait and less comfortable ride, and over time, the concussion on upright pasterns can lead to soundness issues.