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Horsecrazy27
Dec. 18, 2007, 08:36 PM
What is his/her Name,

breeding? (Qtr horse,TB,WB)

THEN give us the sire and dam sire. :)

ME:

Eternity West Wb, Feiner Stern/First Class
Kalendar Girl RPSI WB, Fortune Hunter/Khemosadi
Midnight Miracle AWS WB, Art Deco/Santa Clause
Pharamir (prospect) Oldenburg WB, Pablo/Fiener Stern
Sir Aragorn (prospect) AWS WB, Sinclair B/Khemosadi


I am excited to see some of the other breeds!

Hazelnut
Dec. 18, 2007, 08:41 PM
Orinoco Flow (Ori)
KWPN
Havidoff/Hilena

Mrsmph
Dec. 18, 2007, 08:42 PM
Lightsome kwpn

donnerhall/diana

I loff my boy!

Bugs-n-Frodo
Dec. 18, 2007, 08:48 PM
Pippen (I call him Frodo)
Anglo Trakehner
Paramoure/Cute As A Bugsear

I am stupid in love with this boy!:yes::yes:

pintopiaffe
Dec. 18, 2007, 08:55 PM
Lord Majikjaz ZHR (mature stallion, the one I ride and am aspiring to FEI with)
15/16ths Arab, RPSI Approved
Hidasar Stormy Night x ZHR Port Kasanna (*Alladdinn)

Irrenaeus (5yo, backed this year, babybaby dressage horse)
5/8ths Arab, "pinto sporthorse"
Lord Majikjaz x Integrity

Inncantation (4yo, being started next month!)
5/8th Arab, AWS
Lord Majikjaz x Integrity

and the up and coming weanling:
RE Gold Sky Dancer
Colonial Spanish
Cayuse Gold x Blue Dancer

arbeegirl
Dec. 18, 2007, 08:56 PM
Travis
Dutch Warmblood
Darwin/Gracio

Very sweet and friendly boy:lol:

ChaseTheDream
Dec. 18, 2007, 09:12 PM
HAHA

Chasen the Dream
QH(looks like a TB)
String of Babies/Classy Circus

Bounty Hunter
QHX
UNK.

Love my QH and mutt!!!!!!

kahjul
Dec. 18, 2007, 09:27 PM
Jules
TB/Clyde
Hadriannas Hero/Katashia
Officially-the class clown!

Daydream Believer
Dec. 18, 2007, 09:37 PM
Cayuse Gold (Jessie James X Eliza Jane by Wyoming Kid) Colonial Spanish Horse stallion
Utah Blaine (Sundowner [horse in "Fierce Grace" pic] X Utah Belle by Wyoming Kid) Colonial
Spanish Horse gelding turning three and about to get started.
RE Promise of Gold (Cayuse Gold X Blue Dancer) turning two Colonial Spanish horse filly. Extra
special baby and this one is for me. :-)

Buffyblue
Dec. 18, 2007, 09:40 PM
Easy Harmony (Buffy)
TB
French Legionaire/Take It Easy (Sire/Dam)

lizathenag
Dec. 18, 2007, 09:40 PM
Utah Beach
American TB
Bertrando
Pirates Bounty (Hoist the Flag)

He is in my profile pic. I love a TB.

Sancudo
Dec. 18, 2007, 09:42 PM
Paladine
American Hanoverian
(Pik Solo X Half TB Mare Dalliance)

Amore
Oldenburg
(Walk On Top X forgot mare name)

Wayside
Dec. 18, 2007, 09:46 PM
My retiree is: Gem, Arabian, Mizans Bintu/Geym
My current riding horse is: Saranade, Anglo-Trakehner, Krusader/Game Lord
My weanling is: Silent Debut, Trakehner, Feuertanzer/Krusader

GrayTbred
Dec. 18, 2007, 09:48 PM
"Dressage horse" may be a little optimistic at this point, but ...

Jazzy Diamonds (Jazz)
QH with TB looks (16.2 lanky chestnut)

Diamond Date/Impressive Bar Pat

Just a big sweetie!

Rhiannonjk
Dec. 18, 2007, 09:50 PM
User Friendly
Belgian Warmblood
By Nicholas out of Daybreak (by Dederick)

Donella
Dec. 18, 2007, 10:10 PM
Our SPECIAL girl:
Geeska Fan Bonnie View aka "Hairy"
Friesian
Wicher x Lukas

My up and comers:
Ruben
Canadian Warmblood
OO Seven x Faust Z

Lincoln
Canadian Warmblood
WH Leader x Sagittarius

Donella
Vhw
Don Frederico x Lonchamp

exvet
Dec. 18, 2007, 11:06 PM
Desert Moon Champignon, Welsh Cob, Nescliffe Sunrise x Nocturn's Supreme Honour
Cariad Cosmopolitan, Welsh Cob x, Kurbaum's Chief x Morgan mare
Gallod Dyfrig, Welsh Cob, Quillane Pryderi x Gallod Rosebud
Fable Passionata, Arabian, Shalimar Zeus x Fable Promise
Ito, Swedish Warmblood, Brabant 448 x Jaita

Prospect,

Pro A Myrrdin, Welsh Cob, Menai Dambuster x Hastening Giselle

Tasker
Dec. 18, 2007, 11:12 PM
This one is mine -
Waldaire (Waldgott/Adios III/Darling) Grand Prix Hanoverian (US bred)

Mom lets me ride the following - (love ya mom!) They are all American Warmblood Registry...and out of our program FWIW
Atreo (Adamant/Dynasty - Dekor/Viking Spirit xx) Intermediare I
Artesian (Again & Again/Aly North xx/Bold Lad xx) I1
Smart (South American Way xx/Abundance/Rocky Knight xx) Fourth level
As You Wish (Adamant/Volturno/Owen Tudor xx) schooling 2nd/3rd
Wyatt (Weltmeyer/South American Way xx/Abundance) schooling training/1st level (he's 3 turning 4)

There's another 3.5 year old being started right now (by Adamant), 2 two year olds (by Wally) to start in the summer and then 4 yearlings (by Wally) for the following year...:lol: We'll be busy! :)

Sanely Eccentric
Dec. 18, 2007, 11:15 PM
I'm not sure how much of a dressage horse or rider for that matter as yet, but I found this quote and am claiming it for myself and my "dressage horse."
“A dream becomes a goal when action is taken toward its achievement.” ~Bo Bennett


Lekszi
Shagya x Appaloosa
Amara's O'Biwon (by Oman) x Simcoe's CJ


love that girl! :)

Dancinglite2
Dec. 18, 2007, 11:25 PM
Name--Dancing Lite

Breed--AWS ( Hannovarian/Angloarab)

Sire--Diamant.......Dam Northern Highlite

This is him.

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a215/Dancinglite/mini-horse1r.jpg

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a215/Dancinglite/mini-horse2r.jpg

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a215/Dancinglite/mini-horse3r.jpg

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a215/Dancinglite/mini-horse4r.jpg

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a215/Dancinglite/mini-horse5r.jpg

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a215/Dancinglite/mini-horse6r.jpg

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a215/Dancinglite/IMG_5553.jpg

atr
Dec. 19, 2007, 12:31 AM
Spotted Walker
Appaloosa
Desert King Ghost/Solar Flair Eclat
Paradise Babe/Han D's Rocketeer

Pure spotted Fabulousness!

Cooper
Dec. 19, 2007, 01:13 AM
Stella
RPSI
Volturnus/Prinz Gaylord/Proper Proof xx

Griffindor
Hanoverian
Graf Top II/Golfstrom/Pik Koenig

twnkltoz
Dec. 19, 2007, 01:23 AM
One Hot Lady, 6yo Arabian mare
(UnquestionablyHot x CF Farallon)

Sabine
Dec. 19, 2007, 01:30 AM
Lafit M
Danish Warmblood, 8yr
Loutano/Laerke, 17.3hd

Tommy Trojan
Friesian Cross, 3yr
Pieter van Lutke Peinjum/Champagne's Golden Sundance, 16.1hd

both dressage...:)!

dwblover
Dec. 19, 2007, 01:31 AM
Based on his bloodlines, my boy should be a jumper! But he has held his own at third level in the past (with a pro, not me). His name is Midema, he is KWPN, but I call him Concord (he got his nickname from his Dad). He is

Concord X Helma He's perfect for me!!:D

TMPF
Dec. 19, 2007, 08:06 AM
Froelich (Frodo)
5 year old Gelding
ISR/Oldenburg NA
Festrausch/Light Music/Landadel
2007 USDF Horse of the Year
4 & 5 Year Old Material
Winner of the Sunshine Sport Horse Assoc Trophy
For the Highest Scoring USDF Material Champion!

Can you tell I'm very pround of my boy!!!:D

You can see him if you click on my profile that's my trainer riding.

Margaret Freeman
Dec. 19, 2007, 08:14 AM
Tommy Trojan
Friesian Cross, 3yr
Pieter van Lutke Peinjum/Champagne's Golden Sundance, 16.1hd



Sabine -- Friesian Saddlebred cross? Interesting. Is he backed yet?

Margaret
Friesian (Donius W) X Han/Trak/TB
16hh mare schooling Third

cuatx55
Dec. 19, 2007, 08:18 AM
Rye
Spanish arabian (registered).
Sire 10th Commandment, Dam Ebony and Ivory

Rusty Stirrup
Dec. 19, 2007, 08:27 AM
Rocky
ungaited TWH 8 years old
(unknown by unknown)


http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b75/liteness/Anna%20films/trottingright.jpg

WBLover
Dec. 19, 2007, 08:44 AM
Sancudo, you have a Walk On Top? I used to have a WOT gelding, LOVED him, he was the sweetest boy EVER!

My dressage PROSPECT is:

Friesian/SWB cross registered AWS Supreme
Flurry of CaLyn x Nougat (Leopard/Orpheus)

He's in my signature line :)

I'm really happy to see the diversity of breeds in this thread!

Horsecrazy27
Dec. 19, 2007, 09:00 AM
I LOVE it!! LOTS of breeds and proud owners!!

Very interesting!!!

NotaDQinMD
Dec. 19, 2007, 09:38 AM
Good topic - some interesting crosses.
My horses:

CFS Wolf (14)
Appaloosa
Showboy's King B/Dad's Reward/Dante's Inferno
4th level/PSG next season

Rohsalinsa (1)
Oldenburg
Royal Prince/Carousel/Contucci
Princess in training

Trish

Shawnda N
Dec. 19, 2007, 09:40 AM
Present mare:
Pr. St. Zaubermaus by Tambour (Hohenstein) out of Zaubernatch by Caprimond, 7 years old

Retired mare:
Babylon by Peron out of Baronin by Sedan, 20 years old

Up and coming youngster:
Zauberteufel by Waitaki out of Zaubermaus by Tambour, 3 years old.

All Trakehners !

NOMIOMI1
Dec. 19, 2007, 10:57 AM
Arabian
Tezmar bey and Na Gatifa
9 years

The "Rome wasn't built in a day horse" I really do love and admire this horse.

MontanaDun
Dec. 19, 2007, 11:29 AM
Spirit's Moon Shadow aka "Shad"
QH, 9 yo
Spirit's Last Wind x Whodat Sierra Moon
Looking at 2nd level next spring.

Callas Maria
Westphalian, 4 yo
Caruso (Casaretto/Foxtrott) x Graziella (Rubinstein I/Furioso II)
If she doesn't sell, we will be doing TR/1st next year.

FriesianX
Dec. 19, 2007, 11:37 AM
My boy, I love him so,

Cadence In Color, Friesian Sport Horse and American Warmblood
By Doktor (Friesian) and out of Decoupage (by Art Deco)
15.3 hand stallion (my stud muffin, have I mentioned I love him?)
Showing 2nd level (his first year out) and schooling 3rd level

Pictures at www.MysticOakRanch.com

Upcoming prospects, well, I have several youngsters, but my next stud muffin is Uthyr, Friesian Sport Horse
By Donius W (hey Margaret, we'll be on half siblings) and out of Rosalein. Uthy is actually a purebred Friesian. I think he'll end up being pretty big - he's coming 2 and already over 15 hands, yikes!

see u at x
Dec. 19, 2007, 11:58 AM
I'm with Sanely Eccentric - not sure how much of a dressage horse she'll end up being or how much of a dressage rider I'll be either, but ya never know unless ya try...

Xhalted
QH/paint
Parents unknown (pic in profile)

There may be another horse in the cards for me (God help me), but mums the word on that one as I don't want to jinx myself. :)

jme
Dec. 19, 2007, 12:34 PM
Horse: Philbert... well, if we can get him registered it will be something else.
Breed: Arabian
Sire: Grey Sandpiper
Dam: (I can only remember her barn name) Rebel Lady
Favorite Foods: Gummy worms :)

DressageGeek "Ribbon Ho"
Dec. 19, 2007, 12:40 PM
Theodor (Zen's Secret ReaZen)

TB
Sire Secret Counsel
Dam Zen It Happened

Peep 'Ho by Choice

Equine Connection
Dec. 19, 2007, 01:20 PM
My horse and stallion of a lifetime is Happy Hour, German Trakehner sired by Induc (by Marduc), who was the 1994 German Bundeschampion, out of a lovely and very special Trakehner mare, Heimkehr III (by Erzsand). I also have the great privilege and honor to have Happy's father in our barn -- he is 17 and I ride him to keep him in shape and he loves it!

I also have a super 4-year old son by Happy Hour out of a lovely TB mare that we are bringing along, who seems to be following right along in his daddy's and grand-daddy's footsteps. He's absolutely lovely, with great talent and hopefully a wonderful future ahead.

Three generations of world-class performance lineage, all of whom have fabulous minds and a wonderful, very kind nature. I'm indeed very honored and blessed to be their human companion. And it's so much fun because they are like "peas in a pod," so to speak... :)

europa
Dec. 19, 2007, 01:41 PM
Europa (Han) Nebelwerfer/Marbod
Aracelia (OLD) Anhaltiner E/Nebelwerfer
Phoebe (OLD) Pablo/Nebelwerfer

in utero E baby from Escudo II

InsideLeg2OutsideRein
Dec. 19, 2007, 01:54 PM
Raleigh
TB
Unknown (rescue, tattoo illegible)

Sabine
Dec. 19, 2007, 02:05 PM
Sabine -- Friesian Saddlebred cross? Interesting. Is he backed yet?

Margaret
Friesian (Donius W) X Han/Trak/TB
16hh mare schooling Third

yes- under saddle since August and a tough nut to crack- but AWESOME when he's in the mood...feel free to PM me for details...;)

Bugs-n-Frodo
Dec. 19, 2007, 04:21 PM
Present mare:
Pr. St. Zaubermaus by Tambour (Hohenstein) out of Zaubernatch by Caprimond, 7 years old

Retired mare:
Babylon by Peron out of Baronin by Sedan, 20 years old

Up and coming youngster:
Zauberteufel by Waitaki out of Zaubermaus by Tambour, 3 years old.

All Trakehners !

And... I'll take that one and that one and that one! ;):cool::winkgrin:

FullCircleTraining
Dec. 19, 2007, 04:26 PM
Feuer Stern MF
Hanoverian
Feiner Stern/Don Gregory/Hill Hawk xx

Bronte
Dec. 19, 2007, 04:35 PM
Biolek (aka Bronte)
Trakehner 6 yrs
By Biotop out of Lara 11X (Caprimond)
Love my horse, and for those of you who knew Biotop, no he is not nuts!!;)

daisyfields
Dec. 19, 2007, 05:37 PM
Tangeuray Daizey
Quarterhorse
Unknown; auction houses don't like to give out information:no:

dotneko
Dec. 19, 2007, 05:44 PM
Fabian, KWPN, Ulft, Doruto
(his half brother was Olympic Ferro - even the same vintage Ulft, both 1987 babies)

pix at www.settlementfarm.net

Dot

TropicalStorm
Dec. 19, 2007, 06:17 PM
Stormy. Anglo Trakehner by Tannenhein (TB) out of Tropicana (Trak)
Arion. Canadian Sport Horse by Arius (Han) out of Flying Disco (TB)
and my prospect who I hope will be absolutely spectacular
Costa. Holsteiner. By Cambridge (Hols.) out of Halaekala (Hols)

Bravestrom
Dec. 19, 2007, 08:01 PM
Well - I have some crosses not on here yet.

Love of my life is my gelding - Prodomus of Prospect - Clyde/Hackney Cross - called commercials in Canada - by a very famous Hackney Stallion - Alpha Centauri. - 17 hh of pure power, grace and a true gentleman to boot. - Training level 3 - showing Level 1

My Alpha Mare - Asper of Prospect - Belgian/TB cross - 17 hh of pure alpha mare - don't know her breeding. Training Level.

Yearling Filly - "Prospect's Rio Luna" - Out of Asper - By Rio Grande so she is Hanoverian/tb/belgian and all the attitude to go with it. She scored a 86% at the 2006 Canadian Sport Horse Foal Championships. - She is 15.3hh at 1 1/2yrs old.

Weanling Colt - "Prospect's Bravestrom" out of the sister of Prodomus by Swedish Warmblood Braveheart - so he is 1/2 SWB, 1/4 clyde and 1/4 hackney. Tons of Chrome and just the sweetest guy you have ever seen - already 14.2hh.

So, I have my hands full.

contento's mum
Dec. 19, 2007, 08:12 PM
Contento 2003 ISR Oldenburg NA Stallion
By Contucci out of Corthena (by Cor Noir)
Cute as a bugs ear!!!
Ranked Number one on the short list for four year olds for USA with a score of 9.0
Ridden by a super young trainer Ansgar Westrup but can even make me, his middle aged chubby ammi owner look good when I ride him.
Purchased at 6 weeks of age and my first warmblood - and yes, it is easier on a horse bred for the job.

Sancudo
Dec. 19, 2007, 08:33 PM
Sancudo, you have a Walk On Top? I used to have a WOT gelding, LOVED him, he was the sweetest boy EVER!

Yep! She's been a broodmare for most of her life, and is now back in dressage training, and can be a bit of a drama queen, lol. But she's lovely when she wants to be!

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b249/DaylightComes/?action=view&current=RAlly2007017.jpg

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b249/DaylightComes/lexingtonva017.jpg

My Pik Solo gelding is the sweetest boy- to me anyway (he's really full of himself). He's "special." Sometimes in the shortbus way, usually in the talented freak of nature way.

See? He says "work faster, my slaves!! Mwuahaha"
http://s20.photobucket.com/albums/b249/DaylightComes/?action=view&current=Riley2007006.jpg

Special- Talented
http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b249/DaylightComes/lexingtonva006.jpg
http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b249/DaylightComes/sept003.jpg

Special- The other way

"No mom, I did not open my door, rip off everyone's blankets, knock over their trunks for treats, stomp on the trash can, and swim in the water troughs! I was here, in my stall, the whole time! Honestly."
http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b249/DaylightComes/Amore210052.jpg

arbeegirl
Dec. 19, 2007, 08:35 PM
I see people are even posting their retired partners so I will too...

Arbee's Alibi-Tb
25 years young
by Arbee's Boy
Out of Madel by Why Alibi

He may be little, 15.2 h, but he thought he was just as big as his 17+ hand quadrille buddies!!


My current partner, Travis (posted earlier), is my first warmblood. I must say I do miss my silly Tb but Travis is the most dependable horse I have ever have owned:D

jodyb
Dec. 19, 2007, 09:11 PM
The horse I got my scores for my USDF bronze and is currently recovering from frontal flap sinus surgery is:
Legato TB Rougemont x Windsor Drive (Seattle Slew grandson)

My up and coming is:
Fame Trak Butow x Fairfax
She's back at work now her Contucci filly is weaned!

And my youngsters:
Rosetta Old NA Royal Prince x Fame
Callalily Old NA Contucci x Fame
Roxana RPSI Regulus x Oxana

Oops forgot... in my spare time I have a QH school horse, Madison, and Roxana's TB (RPSI mmb) mom Oxana needs more work :eek:

FillyMe
Dec. 19, 2007, 09:52 PM
Wow, I guess I will be the first to post a Lusitano.

9 yr. old Lusitano gelding (grey) by Nostrodamus Do Top
Have had him for a year now and showed together for the first time last month at First level and working towards my bronze. He naturally schools all the upper level work but we mostly work on strengthening and conditioning so when I really need it, it will be brilliant. He is my first Iberian horse after owning a DWB for almost 8 years. Amazing to ride!!
Anyone else out there?

Gindarkh
Dec. 20, 2007, 12:45 AM
And I will be the first to post an Akhal-Teke as my future FEI partner...:)

Samovar, 2004 cremello purebred Akhal-Teke stallion

by Gindarkh 13, out of Senova
Linebred through both sides on Absent, 5-time Olympic medalist in dressage

GREAT to see so many breeds and so much pride in them !

Rev-Rider
Dec. 20, 2007, 03:31 AM
Don Kavalier
GOV / OLD
Don Frederico X Riva - Rosenkavalier

Only 3, just backed over the summer, bought as a winnie. :)

Rusty Stirrup
Dec. 20, 2007, 05:55 AM
DressageGeek: Any Roman Counsel breeding there?

Samrdr1
Dec. 20, 2007, 06:55 AM
The Hindenburg-6yr Gelding
Missouri Fox Trotter
Old Cooter X Dolly Mae

WBLover
Dec. 20, 2007, 09:02 AM
Sancudo, she is LOVELY!

My WOT gelding was a flashy chestnut like his dad, out of a Frohwind/shagya mare. He was a real trier, almost to a fault, very much an overacheiver and very sensitive. I sold him 8-9 years ago and unfortunately heard that the new owner had to put him down last year due to a devastating pasture accident. She got him to 4th level and was working on PSG. It broke my heart to hear that.

Your girl looks just like a fleabitten grey mare that belongs to a friend of mine that I've been riding to get back in shape for my new prospect, she is BEAUTIFUL!!

Valentina_32926
Dec. 20, 2007, 12:45 PM
What is his/her Name,

breeding? (Qtr horse,TB,WB)

THEN give us the sire and dam sire. :)


ME:

Sanne (Dutch WB)
Sire: Wolfgang
Damsire: Voltaire

Valentine (SWB)
Sire: Raswan
Damsire: Night Invader (Tb)

myboyludy
Dec. 20, 2007, 06:32 PM
Harleigh, Irish TB, Nickel King

and my event horse who does lots of straight dressage shows

Ludwig, Oldenburg, Landfriese II

lindac
Dec. 20, 2007, 08:10 PM
Harry Callahan

9 year old American Saddlebred, will be showing Grand Prix in the Spring.

Sire: Supreme Heir
Dam: Make My Day by The New York Times

TeddyRocks
Dec. 20, 2007, 08:58 PM
Harry Callahan

9 year old American Saddlebred, will be showing Grand Prix in the Spring.

Sire: Supreme Heir
Dam: Make My Day by The New York Times

LOVE Harry!!! I'm always checking out for info and to see what he is doing. I've never owned a SB, but one of my buddies has an old SB mare that loves dressage work. Would love to have gotten my hands on her 15 years ago. She is 24yrs old now. ...

My GUY:
Reilly Go Bragh

6 year old Registered 1/2 Connemara gelding... does his dressage work for me, hehe, and is a very amazing little jumper...

Sire: Connemara: Hideaway's Erin Go Bragh
Dam: Unregistered 'Rocking' appendix mare named Cinna...

Here Comes Luther
Dec. 21, 2007, 09:51 AM
Dressage is optimistic at this point, but it's the eventual goal! :)

Luke (Here Comes Luther)
OTTB
Royal Monarchy, Kaya (By Conquistador Cielo)

FriesianX
Dec. 21, 2007, 10:24 AM
And I will be the first to post an Akhal-Teke as my future FEI partner...:)

Samovar, 2004 cremello purebred Akhal-Teke stallion

!


OK, think you win the prize for the rarest breed! Where can we see pics of your A-T? I'm really curious, have seen a few pictures and videos of a handful of them several years ago, then nothing. The video I saw was of three light and lovely, talented horses who could MOVE and JUMP!

Tiligsmom
Dec. 21, 2007, 12:03 PM
Breed: Dutch WB
Name: Pandoer

Sire: Ulft
Dam sire: Lucky Boy
Dam: Velusa

Gindarkh
Dec. 21, 2007, 01:22 PM
OK, think you win the prize for the rarest breed! Where can we see pics of your A-T? I'm really curious, have seen a few pictures and videos of a handful of them several years ago, then nothing. The video I saw was of three light and lovely, talented horses who could MOVE and JUMP!

Yes, there are not many Tekes out there in dressage, but it is hard as there are only about 400 purebreds in the entire US. Yvonne Barteau near Chicago shows a purebred gelding in Grand Prix, but the rest are pretty scattered around. Michael Klimke's FEI mount Chan was a halfbred Teke though, and they are used more in Europe. They do jump amazingly too, whose videos did you see ?

As far as my guy, you can see him at this photographer's page ( I never get around to photographing my own horses): http://drakephotos.dotphoto.com/CPViewAlbum.asp?AID=4554217&Page=2. He starts on page 2 and goes through half of page 4. These were taken when he was 2. His dam competed through Intermediate 3-Day, both she and Samovar's sire are grandchildren of Absent, who won the gold medal in Individual dressage in 1960. If you search for Absent on YouTube, you can find a video of him schooling piaffe, not even flinching while a newspaper blows across his legs ! I can only hope his descendent shows the same sense someday !

I love non-traditional breeds in dressage, although many judges do not. I have been told to take my Teke home and feed him before bringing him out in public, I politely attempted to explain that they are the greyhound of the equine world and should not look the same as warmbloods, but got nowhere so gave up and added that judge to the do-not-show-under list. I try to believe in the true qualities of dressage as training and ignore breed prejudice, but it's going to be hard to camouflage a metallic cremello in the show ring...;)

All of you out there with non-traditionals in the show ring, have you come up against breed prejudice ?

Lgd1
Dec. 21, 2007, 02:54 PM
Lucky Miss Perrier 7/8 TB (AES) Lucky Giacum(TB) x Lynne Rose (Stephen Henri)
Coedllyfn Octavia Russian Orlov x (AES) Barin (Orlov) x Cadey (TB x Connemara)
Burnside Lucky Belle KWPN Mooiman (KWPN) x Lucky Miss Perrier (AES) (Lucky Giacum)

atr
Dec. 21, 2007, 03:31 PM
So far, (training/first) no problem. Most people are more wowed than anything else. It'll be interesting to see what happens as we go up the levels, though.

I did get a couple of snarky remarks from a warmblood owner who thought that her expensive horse was more entitled than my boy, but, Oh Well, it just made beating her all the sweeter...

I think because my horse is built more like a WB than what people perceive as a "traditional" appaloosa he generally doesn't get that kind of reaction. You'd be suprised how many people ask me what breed he is!

Reiter
Dec. 21, 2007, 04:49 PM
Here are mine:
Mr T: OTTB by Roberto's Brandy
Fonteyne: Hanoverian (Walk on Top/Akelei/Adlerfarn)
Winona: Hanoverian by Wertherson (can't remember the dam line right now)
and last but not least my semi retired A circuit jumper Satyn: 1/2 Arabian
She would not like being listed as a Dressage horse, but we had to do it when we evented, so I guess that counts! ;)

FriesianX
Dec. 21, 2007, 10:08 PM
I don't remember the name of the guy who had the Tekes - he was trying to start up a breeding program in the US, but it was a few years back.

As for breed bias, I have run into it with a few judges, but generally, I find MOST judges to be open minded and well educated. I've seen some pretty obvious non-Warmbloods placed and scored much higher than fancy WBs many times. My own stallion is pretty obviously non-traditional, and I think I've only had one breed-bias issue this year.

But - I suppose with all the concern about the horse's welfare, if someone doesn't understand the breed, they may think your poor Teke is starving ;)

kayla
Dec. 23, 2007, 01:39 PM
Danzig (I call him Danny) is a Hanoverian out of Donnerkiel. I'm not sure of his dam's line.

Zahra (registered name Tenacitee XL) in recent history is nearly pure Gainey bred Arabian with Bask, Raffles, Fame VF being only part of her notable ancestry. I'm not sure if she qualifies as my 'dressage horse', she's more like my project horse. :lol:

Mao
Dec. 23, 2007, 01:57 PM
and the up and coming weanling:
RE Gold Sky Dancer
Colonial Spanish
Cayuse Gold x Blue Dancer

Pintopiaffe - You are so lucky to have a Cayuse Gold baby. In case you haven't seen these, here are pictures of Cayuse Gold (owned by Daydream Believer) taken this summer at a Colonial Spanish exhibition at the Kentucky Horse Park. :)

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y132/TeamNokota/KYHP%207-29-07/DSCN0634.jpg

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y132/TeamNokota/KYHP%207-29-07/DSCN0631.jpg

Bravestrom
Dec. 23, 2007, 02:13 PM
I have to say that I have run into some prejudice - when I say I have a half clyde - then they see him go - his lateral work is outstanding and so is his presence and manner - extensions still need some work though.

I have come out of the dressage ring with people's jaws on the floor.

Carol O
Dec. 23, 2007, 03:32 PM
Donyx
KWPN
Onyx, Amore

Essie
Dec. 23, 2007, 11:57 PM
What is his/her Name,

breeding? (Qtr horse,TB,WB)

THEN give us the sire and dam sire.

Essence aka Essie
TrakX
Elbiskus out of LT Honey Nugget

XHalt
Dec. 24, 2007, 07:42 AM
The love of my life...
Santiago ggf (2001 Old) Santano x Gwenivere (Giovanni)

And my princess...
Comsopolitan (2004 Han) Connery x SPS Wonderful Dream (Weltruhm)

What a fun thread! :)

friesian4me
Dec. 24, 2007, 08:00 AM
Nikolaas fan e' Hoogheland
3yo Friesian
By Anne out of a Jakob mare

The most fabulous disposition!! (and a great forelock)

TheOtherHorse
Dec. 24, 2007, 09:11 AM
Well, we're really wannabe eventers, but this mare will most likely be focusing on straight dressage, as that is where her talent lies:
Mocha, STBx, unknown breeding

And this mare is starting in dressage currently, so time will tell where she ends up:
Mira, TB/Paint, Treasured Cloud / Powdered Ice

purplnurpl
Dec. 26, 2007, 10:09 AM
My FEI eventer.
He's really a closet DK. I think at this point he would be 2nd-3rd level.
Dressage schools are SO fun on this one. Almost more fun then jumping. ; )
He is the love of my life.

Kaboom
2001 TB
17.1 h
Fast Forward X Marketing Mix (Drone)

teacher
Dec. 26, 2007, 02:04 PM
Queen of the barn and, naturally, a chestnut mare:
Dharma:Oldenburg
DaVinci-Silvern Glitter ( a TB grand daughter of Secretariat)

Eli: Dutch/TB
Calder(FEI competitor)-Silvern Glitter

The baby brat at 2.5 years:
Wreally Hot Chocolate alias Charlie
Werigo-Silvern Glitter Dutch(Holsteiner foundation line)/TB

Ride On
Dec. 26, 2007, 02:13 PM
Pharaoh 10 yr 3rd level
Friesian
Frans/Aldegard


The English Gent (Sam)
English TB
coming 25 yrs old I have owned almost 19 yrs

mbamissaz
Dec. 26, 2007, 02:20 PM
Chasing Wonder (Chase)
Hanoverian
Contucci/Diwan

mellanie
Dec. 26, 2007, 11:49 PM
My Current Dressage horse.....

Magic Confetti aka "Levi" 16.2 h leopard gelding

Dam: Confetti's Red Rose 17h+ daughter
of my senior stallion Chocklate

Sire: Aul Magic Awesome Arab Sport horse Stallion.

Cowgirl
Dec. 26, 2007, 11:53 PM
the funniest warmblood breeding I ever saw was a local trainer who put in the championships program the breeding of her tb/holsteiner cross as "eurotrash". I couldn't believe the show secretary put it down like that, but she did. LOL!

DressageGeek "Ribbon Ho"
Dec. 27, 2007, 12:04 AM
The sad thing...Ted's pedigree is so much better than mine.

atr
Dec. 27, 2007, 12:34 AM
Mellanie, you have bred some lovely horses! I do love a loud leopard! (Mine is a Scripter-bred foundation appy, and just the bees knees in all respects.)

amdfarm
Dec. 27, 2007, 01:52 AM
I think I'm the only w/ one of these...

Spencers Curly Ben (Ben)
Registered Percheron Stallion, '01 Model
Sire: Elvira's Spencer/Northwood's Midnight Sun o/o S.A.F. Dixie/Don's Dolly Prince

I raised this boy and love him to bits and pieces. His first two crossbred sons were backed this year as 3yo's and are doing very well. His first son even did a couple schooling shows and did great! I'm so pleased. They are both in eventing homes, but know they will stay on the flat for awhile before they start jumping.

ShowMeTheGlory
Dec. 27, 2007, 01:37 PM
We are just starting out.

ShowMeTheGlory
OTTB
Honour and Glory x Wine and Dance

Lieslot
Dec. 27, 2007, 03:01 PM
Mummy's sweethearts :)

Magnus : DWB by Investment x Saluut
Ronaldo : DWB by Krack C x Uniform

adelmo95
Dec. 27, 2007, 08:25 PM
My Past dressage partner (now moved on to teach a junior rider the ropes):
Adelmo aka Elmo
Hanoverian
Sire: Alpius
Dam: Managua
video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7QDvPWVeTlo

Current dressage prospects:
Little Miss Sunshine aka Matilda
Quarter pony
Sire and Dam: unknown
video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kqLXRAVaJ2A (has had at most 50 rides in her life, 30 of those being almost a year ago so still very green and out of shape but cute and willing)

Streaking hour aka Izzie (Currently on maternity leave...)
Thoroughbred
Sire: Temptor
Dam: Lola Knight

Lamma70
Dec. 27, 2007, 10:21 PM
I wanna play!

My boy is Morpheus, and is a 6 year old Han/TB cross.

Sire: Manitu

Dam: Amies Image (Great Grandsire is Swaps)

You can see his picture posted in my profile. I just purchased him a year ago, and am hoping he will be a great dressage partner....although he gets bored easily so we may also try some lower level eventing to keep things interesting. :D

baylady7
Dec. 28, 2007, 12:24 PM
Here is my response

Cadet Commander (aka Cadet)
1987 Appaloosa gelding
Hanks Cash Jr (QH)/She's So Dainty

we show training and 1st Level

Appy trails,
Kathy & Cadet

TobySocks
Dec. 28, 2007, 04:43 PM
Ronaldo, 2002 gelding
Pinto Friesian/KWPN cross

This horse is a dream come true for me, his gaits, disposition, size, everything is perfect, I feel so privileged to have such a great little horse :D

mellanie
Dec. 29, 2007, 01:23 PM
Thanks

I love my spotties....Levi is as close to Chocklate is every way except for the danglies.
I lost the gelding(skull fracture) I had planned on keeping as my play horse. I had Levi sold as a stallion, but I was told that the check was in the mail for a month too long......Great for me, bad for them, the rest is history.
I would love to hear more about your horse when you get a chance.

RE: atr

Mellanie, you have bred some lovely horses! I do love a loud leopard! (Mine is a Scripter-bred foundation appy, and just the bees knees in all respects.)

acottongim
Dec. 29, 2007, 06:01 PM
Need to post more TKs (LOL)

My retired gelding: Iron Ton (by Insterruf, o/o a QH mare) - 25 and going strong in retirement!

My green as grass: Emerald Impressions (by Impressionist o/o Encore - 3/4 t'bred mare)

My coming 2 year old: Tatendrang (by Onassis, o/o Tanzania, who is an Avignon daughter) Tate is also a full brother to the stallion Tycoon who is eventing now with Jessica Fortin.

My weanling: Emerald Fire (by Oskar, o/o Encore)

All of them registered Trakehners and all are on my website below. :D

TracyA
Dec. 31, 2007, 04:38 PM
Professor Plum aka Fess(or) aka Blind Ambition
1998 Solid Bred Paint, reg. name Red Diamond Roan
Superman Skip x Windy's Fun

We just started showing first level dressage together last fall. I am *hoping* Fess will be my bronze medal horse, assuming I make it that far in my riding. With any luck, we'll both be sound for the one weekend of recognized showing in the area for a chance at our first level bronze scores.

Fessor is now completely blind due to uveitis. We train and compete dressage, and also trail ride on a regular basis. Though I probably would not have bought him if I knew he would go blind, the journey together has been amazingly rewarding.

Tracy

Blkarab
Dec. 31, 2007, 05:11 PM
Millennium Wind
100% Arabian:cool:

Blackwind Jafar
Suad Sireesa

Bas
Jan. 1, 2008, 09:24 AM
Orinoco Flow (Ori)
KWPN
Havidoff/Hilena

ORINOCO FLOW
KWPN 96.06622
ruin 1996 bruin
Z1-dr
XX/OX percentage : 44.53%

:D

BlueClearSky
Jan. 4, 2008, 01:23 AM
Oshi
Lipizzan/Arab
Pluto Gloria II-I/Mi Kabuki

Holly Jeanne
Jan. 4, 2008, 01:18 PM
All registered Anglo-Trakehner mares (two chestnuts)

Silken Dreams 15 yo (or is she 16 now?)
by Falke out of Susquehanna Mist (TB)

Sindarin (coming 5)
by Hennessey out of Spencer Road (my beloved TB now gone)

Satinka (coming 4)
by Hennessey out of Spencer Road

I need two greenies like I need a hole in the head but, oh well... :lol:

tbmorgan
Jan. 5, 2008, 01:48 AM
The Queen Mother at my farm (and love of my life):
TB mare, chestnut, about to turn 25 and sound as a dollar and being a schoolmaster now, whom I evented through prelim and trained/showed through PSG in her younger days and then she took time off to be a mommy. Her name is Exclusive Fire and she's an Exclusive Native mare out of Frontier Khal by Khalborough (good ol' English bloodlines going back to Hyperion). Still has turbo boosters and isn't afraid to let her rider know it, but super sane and a big ol' sweetheart!

Fire's son, Rapid Fire (barn name Amos) born 3-25-2005, TB-Morgan cross, sired by Ryegate Soma Jed (pure Lippitt morgan,) bright red bay, got the best of both breeds and just a super neat little guy, I backed him this winter and he's just taking it all in stride like a superstar! He's the next Love of My Life and I'm looking forward to many wonderful rides on my boy!

Katja

Samantha37
Jan. 5, 2008, 10:33 AM
I have a 3 year old TB:
by Stormin Fever out of Verreaux... he is unraced/unregistered... I call him Verreaux (I didn't know it was his dam's name!!! His previous owner was calling him the Verreaux colt, and it had gotten shortened to just Verreaux, and it such a pretty name.... lol) and his show name is After the Storm

Dajuliz
Jan. 31, 2008, 10:19 PM
Dansuesse Stellaire (Dancer)
by Feuertanzer out of Expos Beauty
Registered 1/2 Arab

Coming 3 year old mare.

devcubber
Feb. 1, 2008, 11:22 AM
Bartholomew Cubbins - "Cubby"
1985 chestnut spotless Appaloosa G
Sire: Roman Strawman Jr.
Dam: Roman's Dawn Dee
He is a total gem and I've owned him for half of my life. Schooling 3rd level

Strong Harbour - "Hubba"
1994 bay TB/Perch G
Sire: Perch
Dam: TB

Poppy
2001 bay Halflinger/Holsteiner M (we refer to her as a Whole Half)
Sire: Albany NTF
Dam: Paloma
Dam Sire: Fraval

Mouse
2005 bay Dutch/Tb filly
Sire: Odin
Dam: InnLady
Dam Sire: InnKeeper

This United Nation of Equines sure keep me busy!:D

blackhorse6
Feb. 1, 2008, 12:20 PM
Deniro/Flickflak...he looks just like Deniro and has the fabulous disposition!

Leena
Feb. 1, 2008, 05:09 PM
Panthere...a gorgeous, handsome, 16.1 hands Canadian horse I am training for training level. He will turn 4 in June. I have a dream riding the FEI 4 with him. I love this horse, enjoy to train him and handle him. A true gentleman !

Those 2 will turn 3 and will be start this summer:

Domingo Cdn Warmblood Dr.Pepper han X Yukon Surprise Cdn horse
Lancer trak app. Ducati trak X Leena Warmblood

piaffegirl
Feb. 1, 2008, 09:22 PM
My boys

Midlink (TB) Midway x Miss Classy Clara(18yrs old, retired, received my bronze with him)
Copperninerdei (TB) Secrininer x Gloria Dei (4yrs old, 64% &62% T1 first show fall 07')
Drambuie (Han) Diamond Hit x Rubina (3 yrs old, backed and in training)
Royal Son (Old) Royal Hit x Rubina (coming 2 yrs old, stands 16 hds, stallion prospect)


Love my boys

Human boys are 18,14 and 6. Only two female dogs, plus two male dogs.

2boys
Feb. 2, 2008, 09:22 AM
My ottb and I will get to "real dressage" someday. For now, we are working on him holding his body together!:yes:
"Theo"
five year old tb
Mojave Moon x Radica Gal

Merche2
Feb. 2, 2008, 10:12 AM
My dressage horse and my pride and joy is a beautiful Andalusian mare :winkgrin: Her name is SK Atheria. Sire is Castle Oak Luminoso, Dam: Aneja IV. Life cannot get any better!:winkgrin:

PD: thanks for this thread!!! It is great to see how we all love our horses!

LookinSouth
Feb. 2, 2008, 11:30 AM
Well, we're really wannabe eventers, but this mare will most likely be focusing on straight dressage, as that is where her talent lies:
Mocha, STBx, unknown breeding

And this mare is starting in dressage currently, so time will tell where she ends up:
Mira, TB/Paint, Treasured Cloud / Powdered Ice


Hey mgfpaints! please pm me pics when your young mare starts going undersaddle!! I would love to see her progressing! I enjoy seeing other Treasured line babies that are in english disciplines. It seems they are far and few between!:D

LookinSouth
Feb. 2, 2008, 11:42 AM
My pride and joy! There is no other horse in the world whose personality, affection and companionship I enjoy more!! Dressage is his strength and he makes it an exhilirating experience! Would have never dreamed in a million years that I would enjoy Dressage so much until I sat upon this horses back.

Lookin South

16.1 1/2 Chestnut gelding. 1991.

APHA(breeding stock)/TB

Sire: Treasured (APHA)
http://www.flyawayfarms.com/treasured.html

Speed horse extraordinare (who woulda thought he'd produce such a nice dressage horse? :eek:)

Dam: Xylo's IMP TB
http://www.allbreedpedigree.com/xylos+imp

ec412
Feb. 6, 2008, 10:32 AM
Bravo
1990 Hannoverian- Daddy to Gratitude- Jumper
Banter/Luster/Lanthan
currently leased to a H/J- doing what he loves!

Eye Candy
1999 Hannoverian
Escudo II/Goldstern/Grenadier
Current dressage horse

KBG Eventer
Feb. 6, 2008, 04:48 PM
I'm mostly an eventer, but I like dressage too!

Sonny Side Up
1998 Paint
Sonny's High Life/Lucky Ratchett
Novice Eventing and Training/First Level

Myers Beau
1990 Appendix QH
Jester Beau/Little Peggy Meyer
Mostly my 8 year old sister's horse now, but I would like to show or event him again