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    Yellowbritches nailed it!

    Yellowbritches nailed it!
  2. Thread: Wolkentanz ll

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    Neck issues?? I can't comment on that, nor...

    Neck issues??

    I can't comment on that, nor have I heard of anything like that. He is a stallion that is known for producing offspring with very good type and expression and also very good...
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    My advice is to make sure that the people...

    My advice is to make sure that the people treating the abscess (vet AND farrier) know what they are doing. My homebred Hanoverian mare developed a chronic abscess in her one front foot when she was a...
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    Listing breeders who also ride is the same...

    Listing breeders who also ride is the same pointless exercise. Of course they exist, but even if you list 100 great rider/breeders it doesn't mean that *most* or *all* great breeders are also great...
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    This is turning into te tb thread all over again....

    This is turning into te tb thread all over again. A handful of riders who breed does not the norm make. Also breeding a handful of horses doesn't a breeder make.

    I don't think anyone here would...
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    Would those of you who feel that you have to be a...

    Would those of you who feel that you have to be a rider to be a great breeder say the reverse?

    I don't think anyone is saying that. What I am arguing is that a good rider has an advantage if...
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    Then why don't we see most of the top horses bred...

    Then why don't we see most of the top horses bred by the riders ? We're not seeing that and as a matter of fact.....we rarely see that.

    I just don't think it is common at all for a good rider to...
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    Regarding the PSI horses..they are generally not...

    Regarding the PSI horses..they are generally not just there for three to six months. The horses that are to be part of the sale are picked and developed over a longer period of time..especially some...
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    The notion that riders have an advantage in...

    The notion that riders have an advantage in breeding has no merit. The only advantage they may have is when breeding for themselves

    This may be the case with jumping horses but when it comes to...
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    I think can sometimes people get carried away...

    I think can sometimes people get carried away with the saddle fit. If it fits the horse decently, he/she goes good in it and doesn't have a sore back I think it's fine. I can ride in whatever as long...
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    I would go for maybe Bordeaux (may not be easy)...

    I would go for maybe Bordeaux (may not be easy) or maybe a Jazz/Donnerhall such as Bretton Woods, or maybe Hotline? Maybe Sir Donnerhall? Hmmmmmm.



    The Bordeaux's are very well known for their...
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    5-6 am hay and grain 11 am hay 2 pm hay 5 pm...

    5-6 am hay and grain
    11 am hay
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    5 pm hay
    8-10 pm hay and grain

    We really try to make sure the horses do not go for more than 2 hours without roughage, so morning and evening feeds...
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    Pretty hard to stallion pick without knowing the...

    Pretty hard to stallion pick without knowing the mare personally, knowing what her strengths and weaknesses are, what she is like to ride, mental qualities etc.

    Just based off bloodlines alone...
  14. Sounds like an awesome trip, loved the report :D

    Sounds like an awesome trip, loved the report :D
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    Confirmed a black dot yesterday: Diamond Hit /...

    Confirmed a black dot yesterday:

    Diamond Hit / Autocrat / Waldkoenig ! :D
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    July boggles the mind. :no:

    July boggles the mind. :no:
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    Daventry .... Just as I'm starting to take you...

    Daventry .... Just as I'm starting to take you somewhat seriously you come up with another unbelievable statement, specifically that you "freeze your own semen"!! You may "cool" it, but I don't for a...
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    Haven't looked at your mare, just responding to the comment on Sunny Boy.


    Can you get Sunny Boy frozen? We had two Sunny Boys here. One from a Warkant dam and one from a Rubinstein dam. Both...
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    I correct my comments - the ISR/OLDNA has two...

    I correct my comments - the ISR/OLDNA has two separate registries and brands. Within that there are various Mare Books. There is also a Sport pony book. I do with people would spend more time looking...
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    Chris Hutchins - Downyonder made the absolutely...

    Chris Hutchins - Downyonder made the absolutely FALSE and defamatory comment on here that the ISR/OLDNA is owned by two German men. That is absolutely false and I have notified the registry about it...
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    Donella - your comment ... "a dozen different...

    Donella - your comment ... "a dozen different books". Exactly which registry has a dozen books?? The ISR/OLDNA has 2 - YES two.

    I was exaggerating to make a point. They have four books, not two...
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    Way to go Tracy, you must be thrilled ! :D We...

    Way to go Tracy, you must be thrilled ! :D

    We had another black dot , my good friend's overall 8 Herzensdieb/Frappant mare to Kostolany!! I think this is some of the last semen anywhere, so pretty...
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    People who put down AWS and AWR for registering...

    People who put down AWS and AWR for registering anything, then go on to say Old NA or RPSI has standards - let's re realistic... Old NA/ISR and RPSI will approve ANY mare for breeding


    Yup. They...
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    I think a better question for the OP would be...

    I think a better question for the OP would be "why WOULD you register your horses with a domestic registry"? What are you getting for your money over and above what a good foreign registry provides??
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    I am not in the US so can't answer this question...

    I am not in the US so can't answer this question specifically but up in Canada we have a few domestic registries and I think the same debate exists. This is my take on things: if there was a domestic...
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