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    Greysfordays: I agree that most of the imported...

    Greysfordays: I agree that most of the imported horses going into hunters will require some type of additional training for sure and although jumping higher in Europe doesn't necessarily better...
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    This is often true but again, depends on the...

    This is often true but again, depends on the budget. The horses at the barns in Europe that cater to the hunter market here are not cheap. People won't shop there to find a deal and those horses...
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    Yes, many are renamed etc. etc. and their...

    Yes, many are renamed etc. etc. and their passports are often surprisingly "lost" as many buyers don't seem to know enough to even ask about registration papers etc.

    There are quite a few high...
  4. I agree that the budget is on the low side. ...

    I agree that the budget is on the low side. Having recently been down this road, it will be difficult unless you are willing to go with something younger and unstarted or expect some issues (health...
  5. I just wanted to add that a few of the channels...

    I just wanted to add that a few of the channels listed are selling their horses for as much or more (without import charges) than what one can buy domestically. Yes, they are beautiful horses but...
  6. Thread: Helmet fit..

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    The "tradition" element of it all makes perfect...

    The "tradition" element of it all makes perfect sense since so many other things with hunters are tradition based...
  7. The current cost for 1 stall on the pallet is ~...

    The current cost for 1 stall on the pallet is ~ 3,800 EUR
  8. I agree... the amount of horses to see in a few...

    I agree... the amount of horses to see in a few days is amazing and the good ones sell really fast!

    Importing a mare through Canada will add extra time onto the quarantine however, it appears to...
  9. Thread: Helmet fit..

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    Helmet fit..

    In reference to the previous discussions regarding helmet fit....

    I recently went through this process for one of my daughters who, like the poster in another thread, has very long hair. I...
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    So sorry for your loss and all the best for your...

    So sorry for your loss and all the best for your filly!
  11. Mardi: There are so many breeders/individuals...

    Mardi: There are so many breeders/individuals here with very good prospects except in my case, they were all out of my price range... way out of my price range and we had, what I thought was, a...
  12. Roamingnome: I did the same thing after looking...

    Roamingnome: I did the same thing after looking here for over a year. Found something that was pretty much 1/3 of what I would have spent in North America. For me it was purely $$ driven and worked...
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    Regarding its "calming" effect.... isn't that one...

    Regarding its "calming" effect.... isn't that one of the side effects of PPI's and other acid reducing medications? I mean, doesn't it make you feel less energetic, sometimes even lethargic? I had...
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    Any PPI takes several days (5 - 7 days) to work...

    Any PPI takes several days (5 - 7 days) to work so I don't understand the point of giving it a couple days before, during the show and a day or two after the show and then just stopping (or using it...
  15. It is my understanding that the overall stats...

    It is my understanding that the overall stats from previous auctions are archived. The individual results for each horse are only available to see for a short time after each auction..
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    All of our horses (and dogs :-) are micro chipped.

    All of our horses (and dogs :-) are micro chipped.
  17. Okay in that case, the price of $7,000 - $7,500...

    Okay in that case, the price of $7,000 - $7,500 is very good if it includes all the charges! I've never used that company or know anyone that has. I recently imported a mare from Germany and the...
  18. The horses are cheaper in Europe due to their...

    The horses are cheaper in Europe due to their costs of raising, training a showing etc. The exchange rate is also good now. Regarding shipping/importing... it is very easy to get a quote and you...
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    Furstenball is homozygous for dark coat (bay and...

    Furstenball is homozygous for dark coat (bay and black) therefore cannot sire a chestnut
  20. I don't have a problem with trainers charging...

    I don't have a problem with trainers charging what they want for their horses either. People will just shop around until they find what suits them.

    I believe that until the training gap we have...
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    That's very helpful.... hard to believe the...

    That's very helpful.... hard to believe the bridle can go from so light to a dark brown! It is a lovely bridle, I just don't want it to be too light :-). Thanks!
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    Picture of Antares bridle after oiling?

    Does anyone have a picture of their Antares bridle after oiling? I want to get an idea of how dark it will be as well as the shade of brown. Pics on a darker horse would also be great. Thanks!
  23. Not all mares are fertile. Some only take every...

    Not all mares are fertile. Some only take every other year and some take reliably every time. I know of many that produce a foal every year until 11 or 12 then become "every other year" mares. That...
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    Yes and I think that this is what some of the...

    Yes and I think that this is what some of the other Holsteiner breeders have been saying from the start...
  25. Definitely Ontario will give you more for your...

    Definitely Ontario will give you more for your dollar.

    Regarding buying in Europe... it is really no different than anywhere else. Buyer beware - the buyer still must do their due diligence...
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