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  1. Saw the race, impressive, hard not to love the...

    Saw the race, impressive, hard not to love the horse.

    This thread brings back memories of Glimmerglass, who's name came up just the other day. Such an interesting member of COTH. Everytime I...
  2. absolutely beautiful filly.... stay the...

    absolutely beautiful filly.... stay the course... :)
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    what is ICSI?

    what is ICSI?
  4. Her sire Yankee Gentleman is the dam sire of...

    Her sire Yankee Gentleman is the dam sire of American Pharoah. Seems like she might present some interesting possibilities for breeders.
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    Not meaning to derail this conversation, but is...

    Not meaning to derail this conversation, but is this true in Pinto breeding as well? Specifically, is a dark bay mare less likely to produce color from a Pinto stallion than a chestnut mare?
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    You miss the distinction that we need an option...

    You miss the distinction that we need an option for a " humane " way to put horses down.

    For any feeling human being, sending a horse to a killer auction, where they will end up slaughtered in...
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    You caught me, I admit it, 1066 A.D. was a shot...

    You caught me, I admit it, 1066 A.D. was a shot in the dark. I was thinking that old William the C must have used that type of horse. I have a vague memory that Willaim fell off his horse in full...
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    Things change. Imagine if you will the...

    Things change. Imagine if you will the conversation in 1066 between two breeders of those mamouth horses that had the body mass to carry a knight in heavy armor into battle, "Gilbert, the future...
  9. Don't mean to single you out here, this phrase is...

    Don't mean to single you out here, this phrase is used often, and I always wonder what it means in the context of TB breeding. It always comes across as though breeding decisions were trivial and...
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    It occurs to me that we really don't have all the...

    It occurs to me that we really don't have all the facts here. This situation was created over an extended period of time, and the people involved are savvy enough to have lawyered up immediately,...
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    U I guess there were about 81 reasons to...

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    I guess there were about 81 reasons to "assume" that people dump horses - in just this one situation alone, and about 150,000 reasons overall, per year.

    But sure, we need to protect...
  12. You might ask Alain what the thinks of your mare...

    You might ask Alain what the thinks of your mare and the cross with that stallion. He'd have the most experience with Soprano offspring, and very likely the most useful opinion of how to breed your...
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    Like to see a list of the 81 horses "rescued"...

    Like to see a list of the 81 horses "rescued" from that Orange County, VA horse rescue, to see who bred them, and who was the last owner of them. It might shed some light on the culture of dumping a...
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    Iron Spring Farm - owned by the wealthiest woman...

    Iron Spring Farm - owned by the wealthiest woman in Pennsylvania with assets of over four BILLION would not be dumping a mare. With her assets she could buy a retirement farm for every horse she...
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    I read that, but here's what is true as far as I...

    I read that, but here's what is true as far as I know: there is no special IRS contact person for Sheriffs. The IRS is a federal agency that follows protocol, and protocol is that you go to a...
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    Absolutely agree with you... I may have mentioned...

    Absolutely agree with you... I may have mentioned a few of your points somewhere in this thread, I know I've been thinking about this issue, and in a more general sense, about the topic itself, for...
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    Just saying what Daivd told us. Always made me...

    Just saying what Daivd told us. Always made me sad to think of it, glad to know he is buried in a sacred place. I removed it.

    Should add that we had no reason to doubt it. Rather, we thought...
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    It's all part of a culture to use and exploit the...

    It's all part of a culture to use and exploit the horse to the very end, to eek that last bit of profit from the horse, and then dump it, which is essentially how 81 horses ended up starving to death...
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    A good horse makes a good pedigree, and not the...

    A good horse makes a good pedigree, and not the other way around, and I am no expert, but a casual glance at her pedigree is pretty darn impressive. I am a bit surprised that Bayhawk and others have...
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    The issues: 1. The conduct of this woman 2....

    The issues:

    1. The conduct of this woman
    2. The conduct of her Board
    3. The conduct of AC and others, why they did not act sooner
    4. Why are there so many horses in rescue?
    5. Is there a way...
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    Retired or not, his conduct reflects on the...

    Retired or not, his conduct reflects on the military. He can be called back to active duty at ANY time and be court marshaled and loose his retirement benefits, which includes "Executive Care"...
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    Thank you for the update. To clarify my...

    Thank you for the update.

    To clarify my comment, "the IRS won't do much." I am not saying that there is "not much they could do" rather, in my experience , they simply don't do much. Might be...
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    At the heart of this is the same basic issue that...

    At the heart of this is the same basic issue that plays out with thousands of variations... and it is profoundly ugly.
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    For who ever commented on "humane slaughter"...

    For who ever commented on "humane slaughter" (objecting to the concept itself) and posting the video link, thank you for your points. You are right. And as horrific as it is to see the video, we...
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    H I agree with what you say above. I put...

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    I agree with what you say above. I put figures out there to prompt a discussion of costs. But whatever the cost, we incurred the responsiblity for them when we bred or acquired the horse. ...
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