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  1. I know I sound like a broken record when I say...

    I know I sound like a broken record when I say that to me the mare must be as close to perfect as possible, and then the stallion can be the proverbial icing on the cake.

    I can forgive small...
  2. ..... what Beowolf has said times 10! Given the...

    ..... what Beowolf has said times 10! Given the background of your mare, you could end up with a foal that has short legs and a heavy body, or skinny legs with a heavy body and short neck, and...
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    You sound like you have too much time on your...

    You sound like you have too much time on your hands and are using your foal to keep yourself busy. Sorry, but you are not doing your foal any favors by constantly doing something with her. Give her...
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    ... not so different in the US, either.... ...

    ... not so different in the US, either.... Weanlings sell, yearlings not so much, and then folks will start looking at a 2 1/2 year old again.

    I have occasionally kept a promising youngster and...
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    Wasn't there a study that showed that...

    Wasn't there a study that showed that weanlings/yearlings with OCD didn't necessarily exhibit those a year later?
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    Guess I'm entitled to brag a little... :-) The...

    Guess I'm entitled to brag a little... :-) The reason is that I'm the breeder and owner of Flash Gordon S. E., a 4-year old by Sir Donnerhall and out of my favorite mare Bardot S. E. by Florencio. ...
  7. You've certainly received lots of good...

    You've certainly received lots of good suggestions and I, too, agree that your colt is ready to be weaned, especially since he also has a buddy.

    The other thing I would strongly suggest is...
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    There is a reason they are called "Harness...

    There is a reason they are called "Harness Horses"... you know. :-)
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    What is the rest of the pedigree of your mare? ...

    What is the rest of the pedigree of your mare? It looks like she could use size (Idocus sometimes produces small) and more "oomph" in her gaits which is why I wouldn't use Devon Heir.

    Look at...
  10. Does anybody know if Grey Flanell's semen is...

    Does anybody know if Grey Flanell's semen is available in the US?
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    Kyzteke - it's called penis envy... that's why...

    Kyzteke - it's called penis envy... that's why guys are usually so impressed when they see a stallion do his thing. :-) :-)
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    Thanks for posting all the links, DownYonder!!

    Thanks for posting all the links, DownYonder!!
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    Very difficult to take something like that very...

    Very difficult to take something like that very seriously because the results of one stallion can affect the results so profoundly. It's not actual numbers of contestants but rather scores of one or...
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    Ok, as a breeder and horse owner for the past 30...

    Ok, as a breeder and horse owner for the past 30 years, here is my opinion on this.....

    Yes, I'm willing to pay whatever the going rate is to get my youngster trained and going up the levels to...
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    Maren, the article cited earlier by the German...

    Maren, the article cited earlier by the German palomino breeder states that Helen was getting a significant amount of money from the owners to train and show their stallion and that the owners...
  16. Have done so in the past and will continue doing...

    Have done so in the past and will continue doing so in the future.
  17. While I agree with Bent Hickory that the most...

    While I agree with Bent Hickory that the most important thing a stallion can do is to consistently produce correct and talented offspring, the only way you are going to be able to prove that is by...
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    The big hit in driving horses these days are the...

    The big hit in driving horses these days are the Dutch Carriage horses.... you'll be able to find some nice stallions within the Amish horse communities in your area.
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    .... just from a bloodline perspective, Valegro...

    .... just from a bloodline perspective, Valegro is a Ferro grandson (Negro son), and so I would expect him to be somewhat "hot" and reactive. Not a bad thing if you know how to channel it.... :-)
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    Jazz Semen is still great!!

    Ok, so here I'm starting this post with a big apology to Judy Yancey for making statements regarding the quality of frozen Jazz semen without going to the source first.

    Turns out the frozen Jazz...
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    Hi, Gayle in Oregon.... Please contact Carol...

    Hi, Gayle in Oregon.... Please contact Carol Austin of Superior Equine Sires to get the "whole story". She discontinued carrying frozen Jazz semen because of the situation I mentioned.
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    Hate to correct Formosus.... BUT the Jazz semen...

    Hate to correct Formosus.... BUT the Jazz semen that is available now is USELESS! Jazz used to have great frozen semen but for some reason he is now being collected by a different place that has...
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    Looks like he's still at it.... :-)

    Looks like he's still at it.... :-)
  24. Some of the Van Uytert stallions are now being...

    Some of the Van Uytert stallions are now being collected and frozen AND represented by other places, Schockemoehle being one of them, and surprise, surprise... the frozen semen now is good! :-) Van...
  25. Thread: Immunal

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    Immunall or Brandes Formula as it is called now...

    Immunall or Brandes Formula as it is called now in the US has been a very good supplement for our breeding program. There are pretty explicit instructions on dosage while you're trying to breed a...
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