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    I too suggest a Connemara. Our stallion is...

    I too suggest a Connemara. Our stallion is currently performing in the dressage ring and his babies are just being started. He has incredible bone, movement and temperament.

    This is his...
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    Unless you breed to a draft type pony, I think...

    Unless you breed to a draft type pony, I think you will never get "too much bone" for an eventer. So pick a stallion you like and don't worry about the bone would be my opinion.
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    I will also add, although I am the only serious...

    I will also add, although I am the only serious rider in our family currently, we have had some really wonderful family times traveling to haul horses ( to be bred, bought, sold etc).
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    Good topic. I am a vet so pregnancy/newborns...

    Good topic.

    I am a vet so pregnancy/newborns truly affected all aspects at home and work. I did have high risks pregnancies and did give up horse work while pregnant after "almost" getting...
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    We have a Merhow Verylite that fits your specs...

    We have a Merhow Verylite that fits your specs except the manger. I too would not do a manger. It does offer a clip on vinyl manger that would work well but we do not use them.

    They do offer a...
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    http://www.eimedical.com/

    http://www.eimedical.com/
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    Have a really fancy Connemara/TB yearling. His...

    Have a really fancy Connemara/TB yearling. His name is Jagger, he is on our facebook page if you scroll through. New pics coming soon. He would be a fabulous project.
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    Very important take home message in dealing with...

    Very important take home message in dealing with any genetic issue in purebred genetics...... the idea of identifying carriers is to be able to preserve the positive traits of the carrier ( which are...
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    My guess is that someone in the clinic is married...

    My guess is that someone in the clinic is married to an attorney. Most vets don't have the time or energy to think about this stuff. The forms sound like some type of standard consent form an...
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    I believe as of this past Jan. 1 all FEI horses...

    I believe as of this past Jan. 1 all FEI horses must be microchipped already. Of course that does not impact the hunter ring. Many breed registries already require it and others are considering....
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    "Unrecorded Breeding"

    Reading the latest Chronicle with the USHJA Derby Championship preview. Not really a hunter person and increasingly less and less of one as the years pass.

    I would say at least 25 -30% of the...
  12. Thread: TB/Conn. crosses?

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    I think Briggs traditionally has had some large...

    I think Briggs traditionally has had some large offspring in his halfbreds but his purebreds are smaller. I know Joan has had a few QH mares produce 16 hh offspring from Briggs.
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    I have not had a chance to read all the replies...

    I have not had a chance to read all the replies so I am sure someone has already mentioned... you need to look at Connemaras. Many are large and go over official pony size. It is NOT a problem for...
  14. I think based on your post the Warrenton area...

    I think based on your post the Warrenton area would be best for your needs. All the other areas mentioned are still accessible for equine pursuits but do NOT have a younger vibe.
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    Here's the video of my Art colt from late this...

    Here's the video of my Art colt from late this summer. My young daughter made the video but you can get the idea.
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    Janet, My rising 3 year old is for sale. ...

    Janet,

    My rising 3 year old is for sale. He's pretty cute and out of a fabulous old style mare. He is still intact but that can be remedied pretty quickly. I am about 5 hours from you. If...
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    The title of your thread gave me a chuckle! My...

    The title of your thread gave me a chuckle! My first thought was all us frozen vets are NOT in NC ....... you are going to have to look further north!
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    Many great comments here. I do have a barn full...

    Many great comments here. I do have a barn full of Connemaras. ALmost all of the "serious" Connemara breeders are "converts" from other breeds, that should tell you something. In my opinion as a...
  19. Travel update please. Stop with this work stuff...

    Travel update please. Stop with this work stuff and update us on the important crap.
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    Fred - what a beautiful thread you have started. ...

    Fred - what a beautiful thread you have started. I am so so sorry for your recent loss.

    When I was primarily a rider, I adored my geldings. But my career turned me into a mare person. Maybe...
  21. Thread: Moxley Duncan

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    Duncan babies are known for their temperaments. ...

    Duncan babies are known for their temperaments. We have a Duncan son and a Duncan daughter- full sibs. The son is a stallion and he is a gentleman in spades. You can see him on our farm...
  22. mbm I feel the US and Canada has much better...

    mbm

    I feel the US and Canada has much better all around performance ponies than Europe- the "disconnect" is that we do not have an objective way to measure it. While in Europe you will find lots...
  23. Thread: Referral fee

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    I agree. I had a woman approach me at a show and...

    I agree. I had a woman approach me at a show and ask if our horse was for sale... he had been advertised so this was no secret. She had clients with her. After the clients looked at the horse at...
  24. P I have one of those..... GA Eventer can...

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    I have one of those..... GA Eventer can attest. SHe won't be for sale ever but I do need to get on the stick and get some babies out of her.
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    $$$$$$ always fits a horse person.

    $$$$$$ always fits a horse person.
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