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    Apr. 17, 2014, 09:39 PM
    gumtree replied to a thread Info on TB Mare - Con Game in Racing
    Interesting cross. Can’t say how successful line breeding to the dam side of things is. It has been practiced far more on the male side of things...
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    Apr. 17, 2014, 08:45 PM
    gumtree replied to a thread Foal share-- worth it? in Racing
    Most contracts regardless of the widget are negotiable some more then others. Foal shares can be written lots of different ways. The standard for...
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    Apr. 17, 2014, 08:35 PM
    The very “top line” of the sire’s pedigree (all males) and the very bottom line of the dam’s pedigree (all females). As shown in Harvestmoon’s...
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    Apr. 15, 2014, 08:29 PM
    Interesting question. “According to owners she wasn't letting him nurse "too" much” So, are the saying the now short yearling may or may not of...
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    Apr. 15, 2014, 08:09 PM
    Meany It depends on where the horse is stabled and the time of year. The people that do tats come through from time to time. So, sometimes a...
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    Apr. 14, 2014, 07:33 PM
    I can’t tell you how unlikely but I can tell you it would not be unusual for a number of reasons. We have 2 that are now 4 year olds. Both of which...
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    Apr. 13, 2014, 05:18 PM
    I am a person who believes in “form and function” Not much for utilitarianism But I do understand budget constraints. That being said I am not...
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    Apr. 13, 2014, 01:40 PM
    Don’t have a Kubota but I found the seat safety switches on other equipment I have to be a PIA. Unfortunately this country has become very...
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    Apr. 13, 2014, 01:39 PM
    Great point. The same I have used from time to time when it comes to horses with “issues”, colic, ulcers, "all TBs are hot” all TBs have crappy feet...
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    Apr. 12, 2014, 11:02 AM
    I agree, to be technical a break kind of means “in half”, “two parts”. Both heal, some better then others. Especially in babies but IMO it still...
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    Apr. 12, 2014, 11:01 AM
    Yup, Lol Sellers call it a fracture, buyers call it a break.
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    Apr. 11, 2014, 09:49 PM
    Not knowing the exact location makes a difference IMO and experience so as to give some practical advise and or comment. As a buyer I would like to...
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    Apr. 11, 2014, 11:05 AM
    gumtree started a thread Riders Up in Eventing
    Hope this doesn’t constitute an advertisement if so my apologizes to the mod and take it down. I figure the following as an offer and donation of my...
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    Apr. 11, 2014, 10:02 AM
    I am with others unless you have an “exception” the frig will certainly work just fine to well below 50. Personally I have found GF outlets to be...
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    Apr. 9, 2014, 09:55 PM
    Interesting way of installing it is usually hung/nailed vertically. I am assuming it is tongue and grove? Probably put up this way for ease of...
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    Apr. 8, 2014, 09:12 PM
    OP, this is going to be pretty tough to fix with out some sort of basic equipment IMO. A bobcat would not be my first choice. If your tractor has a...
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    Apr. 8, 2014, 09:12 PM
    Did you ever think that maybe he didn’t understand nor realize his mistakes or the consequences of? Not everybody is an expert like you. I suggest...
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    Apr. 8, 2014, 09:11 PM
    You know I was taught if one has nothing good or constructive to say just don’t say anything. Something that is lost on a number of people that put...
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    Apr. 3, 2014, 12:22 PM
    Last I heard it is a private facility now, he is the only one in there. Not sure why an Eventer would have bought it. Great H/J set up but IMO...
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    Apr. 2, 2014, 03:56 PM
    Contrary to popular believe “stray voltage” is very rare with the way “state of the art” electronics are designed and made these days. Of course...
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    Mar. 30, 2014, 03:16 PM
    Thanks, but I have been doing this a long time. That’s way I get paid the big bucks. NOT. There is so much more to “horse trading” no matter the...
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    Mar. 30, 2014, 03:04 PM
    I thought about going into auction results that also should not be taken on face value without some time consuming extrapolation. But would be...
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    Mar. 29, 2014, 01:39 PM
    Yup, if this mare went through the ring and if sold the seller would not only not see any money back after expenses most likely they would have to...
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    Mar. 29, 2014, 01:27 PM
    I hear what others are saying and on face value they are correct. But before I would dismiss this horse as a potential broodmare who maybe a...
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    Mar. 28, 2014, 09:10 PM
    gumtree replied to a thread Value of nicks in Racing
    I'll have to get your book. John Veitch has been a good friend for may years. IMO the only other "match races" that I saw were between Sunday...
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    Mar. 28, 2014, 09:05 PM
    gumtree replied to a thread Value of nicks in Racing
    Very nice! You’re sitting at a higher “stake” poker table then I can afford right now. We got gutted in the market crash. Like a lot of people in...
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    Mar. 27, 2014, 12:26 PM
    gumtree replied to a thread Value of nicks in Racing
    I assume this is the same family that owns Vessels Stallion Farm? http://www.vesselsstallionfarm.com/stallions.php
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    Mar. 27, 2014, 12:24 PM
    gumtree replied to a thread Value of nicks in Racing
    What stallions are you breeding to? Always like to hear what other people are thinking.
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    Mar. 27, 2014, 12:21 PM
    gumtree replied to a thread Value of nicks in Racing
    Yup, to a certain extent I agree it is a gamble. There are so many variables that breeders have no control over . Sometimes I think I might as...
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    Mar. 27, 2014, 12:09 PM
    gumtree replied to a thread Value of nicks in Racing
    Plenty of unraced mares, none winners, claiming have produced some of the best racehorses. But one thing they all have in common by and large is...
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