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    Actually .... one did last year re Burghley,...

    Actually .... one did last year re Burghley, Andreas Dibowski. He is VERY outspoken (in German) using his own web page with commentary not just to report on his show season, but to address core...
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    I don't think this is a finished product, and...

    I don't think this is a finished product, and more stallions will be added. Hence some we think are "missing" are probably just in work.
  3. Prince Rouge xx was an excellent improvement sire...

    Prince Rouge xx was an excellent improvement sire especially in the Trakehner breed in the 1960s. Very clear and positive jumper producer, sire of several highly influential mares (e.g. the direct...
  4. I was never a fan of Gribaldi. But one thing I...

    I was never a fan of Gribaldi. But one thing I always held him in very high regard for is the fact that he more or less "sanely" functioned with Uytert at his side and Gal on his back for such ch a...
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    Thank you snoopy, for ALL your comments. No need...

    Thank you snoopy, for ALL your comments. No need to retype.
  6. Kostolany, Abdullah, Sixtus, Habicht - well into...

    Kostolany, Abdullah, Sixtus, Habicht - well into their 20s
  7. My vote goes to two horses. Bonaparte AA for one,...

    My vote goes to two horses. Bonaparte AA for one, his sire line has worked very well in Holstein on the basis of a lot of the blood your mare has, and his offspring are light, exceptional over jumps,...
  8. My vote goes to two horses. Bonaparte AA for one,...

    My vote goes to two horses. Bonaparte AA for one, his sire line has worked very well in Holstein on the basis of a lot of the blood your mare has, and his offspring are light, exceptional over jumps,...
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    Granted MD was bred mostly to "dressage" mares, I...

    Granted MD was bred mostly to "dressage" mares, I have run into a fair share of very good looking and performing younger event horses (and show jumpers). His Trakehner son was formidable, sadly...
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    I have personal experience with Monsun, Platini,...

    I have personal experience with Monsun, Platini, Windwurf and Lagunas offspring and cannot say enough nice things about them. SUPER minds (this is a sport horse rider speaking, not a racing person),...
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    Thanks guys, yes partially helpful as it has name...

    Thanks guys, yes partially helpful as it has name of designer and no of jumps, but am missing length of course.
    I would appreciate the help slp2! Hope you had a great time there!!
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    Australian International in 2014, questions

    Maybe somebody here can help - I am looking for the general info on course design (distance, no of obstacles, have found optimum time) and course designer for the 2014 Adelaide CCI****. Can#t seem to...
  13. Correct viney. And I don't expect him to have an...

    Correct viney. And I don't expect him to have an FEI record. But at least the occasional appearance at ANY show would be nice ;-)
    And that holds up for any of the young hot stars, this is by no...
  14. Merle was started by a good friend of mine, I...

    Merle was started by a good friend of mine, I have watched her under saddle many times. She passed a more than stellar mare performance test and had rideability written all over her with not only...
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    Actually, aquafarms, even WITH the rest of the...

    Actually, aquafarms, even WITH the rest of the world the breed does not produce even 1500 foals per year. The ATA is the largest daughter organization and has what .... around 180-200 foals/year?...
  16. Millenium's free jumping was ok at his approvals....

    Millenium's free jumping was ok at his approvals. He scored 6.23 for his jumping in the 30 day test. I am not aware of any video, but you can purchase it from KunstWerk Videos, you have to order the...
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    It's actually less than 1000 foals for the...

    It's actually less than 1000 foals for the Trakehner breed in Germany / year. However, as others pointed out, it is not the Trakehner progeny of Gribaldi that produced this standing, nice as it is!...
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    Helen did not get paid for the ride, did not get...

    Helen did not get paid for the ride, did not get paid board, even paid her own way to the shows and kept zero prize money. FYI. Happy speculating ;-)
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    Trakehner stallion approvals in Germany

    Just wanted to share a report with some photos of the newly approved stallions from Germany. Also, many of them have videos available in the original catalog. Links provided below:

    Report 6...
  20. Thread: Plantation Field

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    We've had endless pages of discussions of "what...

    We've had endless pages of discussions of "what is wrong with US eventing" - and here it is staring in our faces.

    I'm speechless.
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    I want to share a quote from Andreas Dibowski's...

    I want to share a quote from Andreas Dibowski's webpage that was published over the last weekend (Burghley weekend). This are his words, not mine, the original text is copied below the translation....
  22. Thread: Cross Country

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    Gnep thank you for the last 3 or so comments....

    Gnep thank you for the last 3 or so comments. Spot on!!!
  23. Thread: Cross Country

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    Everything Dannie1234 said, with a bit different...

    Everything Dannie1234 said, with a bit different perspctive on the particulars of the upcoming German young riders.
    I'm taking US event folks to the Bundeschampionat this week, actually tomorrow. 4...
  24. Thread: Cross Country

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    Quote by retreadeventer: what I'd like to know...

    Quote by retreadeventer:

    what I'd like to know is what the depth was on the German side, if they had a lot of that type of rider/horse to pick from (Jung, Auffarth) and a deep bench there or just...
  25. Thread: Cross Country

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    A list of the top 10 full pedigrees of the WEG...

    A list of the top 10 full pedigrees of the WEG has been posted here:

    http://www.fontana-syndikat.de/edit_weg_busch2014.html
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