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  1. Thread: WEG Normandy 2014

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    Imothep is a good horse also.

    Imothep is a good horse also.
  2. Thread: Proud bragging

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    That's splendid news, Alexandra. ...

    That's splendid news, Alexandra. Congratulations!!!
  3. Thread: TB kills the jump?

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    Andy is correct. I have used two TB stallions:...

    Andy is correct.

    I have used two TB stallions: Heraldik and Roven. I tried to use Favoritas after he was approved by WSI but the semen could not be shipped -- the mares had to be inseminated at...
  4. Thread: TB kills the jump?

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    In Holstein the progeny of Sir Shostakov xx were...

    In Holstein the progeny of Sir Shostakov xx were slightly below average in free jumping (96) but there were serious problems elsewhere:

    Type: 77
    Front Leg: 82
    Hind Leg: 62
    Correctness of Gaits:...
  5. Thread: TB kills the jump?

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    Super post by Bent Hickory. Heraldik's values...

    Super post by Bent Hickory.

    Heraldik's values in the Holsteiner population's mare tests:
    walk 113
    trot 79
    canter 91
    rideability 81
    loose-jumping 74.
    Source:...
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    Royaldik's oldest crop is not 5. I bred one that...

    Royaldik's oldest crop is not 5. I bred one that is 10 this year. Here are some of his progeny:
    http://www.horsetelex.nl/horses/progeny/66465
    From this list he seems to make lower-level dressage...
  7. Thread: TB kills the jump?

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    "Too much scope"? That's a new one. I think...

    "Too much scope"? That's a new one.

    I think some are confusing "too much scope" with a horse being too careful, and over-jumping fences.

    I do not think one could find many top riders who would...
  8. Thread: TB kills the jump?

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    This is incorrect. The WBFSH does not pass...

    This is incorrect.

    The WBFSH does not pass judgement on what is or what is not a breed. In the European legal context the Irish Draught Horse is a "breed" just like Dutch Warmbloods, Holsteiners,...
  9. Thread: TB kills the jump?

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    It would be an easy exercise to identify the TBs...

    It would be an easy exercise to identify the TBs listed in the three rankings and compute total points earned by TBs in each discipline. These points could be used to compare the "TB Studbook" to the...
  10. Thread: TB kills the jump?

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    The rankings of horses for showjumping, dressage,...

    The rankings of horses for showjumping, dressage, and eventing that the FEI does for the WBFSH contains TBs. I remember that Favoritas xx, for example, appeared in the ranking of showjumpers when he...
  11. Thread: TB kills the jump?

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    Only sport horse studbooks -- i.e., studbooks...

    Only sport horse studbooks -- i.e., studbooks that register horses for the Olympic disciplines -- may become members of the WBFSH.
  12. Thread: TB kills the jump?

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    An article I wrote on this topic in 2008: ...

    An article I wrote on this topic in 2008:
    http://morningside-stud.com/gpage19.html
  13. Thread: Sire suggestions

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    Thank you.

    Thank you.
  14. Thread: Sire suggestions

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    She is a good mare. Of course it has been a good...

    She is a good mare. Of course it has been a good few years since I last saw her so my appraisal of her may be out of date! If she were mine I would use my young half-bred stallion Asian Tiger m2s (by...
  15. Thread: Sire suggestions

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    I know Irish Odyssey as I found her for Callie...

    I know Irish Odyssey as I found her for Callie Judy and brokered the sale. As you know Callie later won the North American Young Eventing Rider gold medal with her. I believe Irish Odyssey is a 1...
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    The ISH Studbook does NOT require that either the...

    The ISH Studbook does NOT require that either the stallion or the dam of the foal be approved. Under rules approved in June 2012 the ISH Studbook will give a green ISH passport to any foal sired by a...
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    European Commission Decision on Studbook CCI

    Those interested in our quest to create the world's first eventing studbook will be interested in these developments:

    EUROPEAN COMMISSION DECISION ON STUDBOOK CCI

    Summary
    ○ EC supports...
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    EUROPEAN COMMISSION DECISION ON STUDBOOK CCI

    Those interested in our quest to create the world's first eventing studbook will be interested in these developments:

    EUROPEAN COMMISSION DECISION ON STUDBOOK CCI

    Summary
    ○ EC supports...
  19. It is interesting to read some of the comments...

    It is interesting to read some of the comments and opinions about my breeding program and practices. There are a number of inaccuracies I would like to correct:

    1) If you read the culling article...
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    Thanks, Reece, But to be clear, nothing was...

    Thanks, Reece, But to be clear, nothing was constructed. It was an uncomplicated transaction of a lot of euro for 50% of the stallion. This was not a "ride my horse and you get a percentage" deal. I...
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    I agree with Adela 100%. Here is a photo...

    I agree with Adela 100%.

    Here is a photo
    http://www.morningside-stud.com/images/2012Foals/DeficitHawkm2s.JPEG

    and a video
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UO-tFKgRkM0

    of the 2012 colt...
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    Yes, the USA won by one point. A massive margin...

    Yes, the USA won by one point. A massive margin of victory!
    (I did not say she touched the tape or the water.)
  23. Thread: Congrats Tom -

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    Thank you!

    Thank you!
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    "It could have gone very dfifferently for...

    "It could have gone very dfifferently for anyone."
    Precisely.
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    Reece, that's silly. In a Nations Cup rankings...

    Reece, that's silly. In a Nations Cup rankings can change in the blink of an eye. Beezie was very lucky. Her crashing through the water jump would have had a dramatic influence on the rankings if a...
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