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  1. Lord Helpus, just for clarification on my earlier...

    Lord Helpus, just for clarification on my earlier post, I mentioned I had leased the TB gelding out to a girl last season who became ill -- But this season I'm looking to just find him someone to pay...
  2. I wouldn't worry too much. Check with the...

    I wouldn't worry too much. Check with the surgeon if you're really concerned, but 1/4 bucket is pretty good if he's in a little discomfort. Keep pinching his skin to see how quickly it springs...
  3. Whoopie! He's home ...

    Whoopie! He's home http://chronicleforums.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif
  4. I've got 2 that need jobs. Both are very...

    I've got 2 that need jobs. Both are very friendly & very bored.

    One is 8 yr. old TB gelding, 15 h 3", trained through 1st level dressage. Doesn't jump well, but I've never made much of an...
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    hitchinmygetalong, who knows!? I've got an...

    hitchinmygetalong, who knows!?

    I've got an adorabale Shetland (draft pony) crossed to a Chincoteague (Arab & barb descendant). Is he a small "w" warmblood ?...
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    Linny, the pedigree querry site is lovely for...

    Linny, the pedigree querry site is lovely for TBs, but so far, they don't have good info. on other breeds.

    I've found the IMH/Kentucky Horse park site has more general historical data on all...
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    Sporthorse South, I think you've summed it up...

    Sporthorse South, I think you've summed it up very well (and much more concisely than my attempt http://chronicleforums.com/images/custom_smilies/yes.gif)
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    SuperPony, To answer your question, as I...

    SuperPony,
    To answer your question, as I understand it, the large, heavy draft horses of modern times are as much a modern invention as the modern european sportshorse. I cannot find any references...
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    OK, I tried to stay out of it. But there is...

    OK, I tried to stay out of it. But there is something wrong with the Olympics being used as the goal and defining factor of European Warmblood breeding....

    The Hanoverian studbook was opened in...
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    Perhaps the 14.5 reference was meant to be 14...

    Perhaps the 14.5 reference was meant to be 14 hands 2 inches (14 1/2 hands). Not very horsey, but it's more logical than a 5 inch hand.
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    No way am I getting back into this one!!!...

    No way am I getting back into this one!!! http://chronicleforums.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif
  12. Yippee! Keeping our fingers (& hooves) crossed...

    Yippee! Keeping our fingers (& hooves) crossed for your boy's continued speedy recovery!
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    I was once told by an acquaintance who raced...

    I was once told by an acquaintance who raced horses in claims races that if she liked a horse, she specifically gave it an AWFUL name. That way, it turned off the people likely to claim the animal...
  14. Please keep us posted. So, so sorry for you...

    Please keep us posted. So, so sorry for you both. Hang in there! http://chronicleforums.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_frown.gif
  15. Thread: horse psychics

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    A friend of mine is a "psychic" and once told me...

    A friend of mine is a "psychic" and once told me my horse was raised near white fences. Like, duh! He was a race horse, and since just about all tracks have white fences, that's not a difficult...
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    MistyJewel, I've been lucky enough to find...

    MistyJewel,

    I've been lucky enough to find some people in Ocala who have wonderful contacts up and down the east coast, and in the mid-west. My boy raced at Fairmount Park, and came through an...
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    Hate to disappoint you all, but there are TONS of...

    Hate to disappoint you all, but there are TONS of very nice, very sound OTTBs going to waste. You just have to paw through all the used up ones to get to them. When they aren't performing at the...
  18. Good luck with your boy. They do wonderful...

    Good luck with your boy. They do wonderful surgeries these days, and are able to save a lot of animals. I found my friend's mare in bad shape nearly 3 years ago. We got the vet out, and he...
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