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  1. It's a common misconception that you NEED a high...

    It's a common misconception that you NEED a high drive dog to do well in IPO.

    (Personal pet peeve is people breeding off the chain drivey dogs/can't settle/must be outdoor kenneled/pretty much...
  2. Another option you might be interested in is...

    Another option you might be interested in is Windy Isles Get Smart (Wildwych Eclipse x *Fairyhill Queen by Fairyhill Hawk) 14.1 hand palomino Connemara with chrome. He's just getting show career...
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    Thanks for all the info. Compared to...

    Thanks for all the info.

    Compared to Abssynians they're more extreme right?

    And I've heard Havana Browns are Abyssinians who went to finishing school haha.

    I've always had moggies mostly...
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    Talk to me about Bengal Cats

    In my dog breed I see a lot of people having Bengal Cats so my interest got perked.

    I'm not looking for a cat now - 2-3 years off in the future possibly as I wait on the health of my current...
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    Believe me I understand being obsessive and...

    Believe me I understand being obsessive and NEEDING things planned (planning for my working line German shepherd puppy to do IPO which I probably won't be getting for the next 1 - 1.5 years).
    ...
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    If you actually look at the Hideaway lines the...

    If you actually look at the Hideaway lines the thoroughbred came a lot closer - many of the early imports to the country were by Little Heaven (TB). Irish breeders quickly realized there was a market...
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    Bred with or know most of the lines you've...

    Bred with or know most of the lines you've mentioned very well.

    Used Wildwych Eclipse once and got a stunning palomino stallion now standing in Canada. He's young but has a super jump and...
  8. Thread: Cougar RID

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    In Ireland he was known for breeding slightly...

    In Ireland he was known for breeding slightly hotter types. Could be quirky but no badness. Definitely not deadheats. Very athletic. Really nice looking horse. I liked the progeny I saw by him in...
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    Saw two this week at a schutzhund obedience...

    Saw two this week at a schutzhund obedience training seminar. Cool dogs.
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    Herding group person at heart. Fiance has a...

    Herding group person at heart.

    Fiance has a German Shepherd (backyard breeder) and we love her but she isn't the brightest bulb in the box + health and temperament issues.

    I know I have to...
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    I sent you a PM. I've done a few Conn/TB...

    I sent you a PM.

    I've done a few Conn/TB crosses they seem to hit about 15.1-3.

    Do check out Parkmore Stud/Fleur Bryan in Kentucky. She's the President of the Irish Draught Society here. She's...
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    Another thought that came to me was *Sydserff...

    Another thought that came to me was *Sydserff Avalon - he's doing very well in dressage, excellent jumper and has a very nice temperament. I'm not sure how his foals are doing but he might be one to...
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    As far as lessening the hotness and improving...

    As far as lessening the hotness and improving ridability I would take a hard look at Goodpony's young colt. Very consistent, athletic line, with good to above-average gaits and really nice...
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    I always wanted to name a cat Christiane Amanpurr.

    I always wanted to name a cat Christiane Amanpurr.
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    Irish Imported Mare

    *Murvey Inver Lor (Currachmore Cashel x Murvey Cara by Boden Park Finnard) multiple time Irish and American Champion. 14.2 hands.

    2nd at Clifden as a foal/7th as a yearling. Winner of her classes...
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    dobermantalk is the COTH of doberman forums. Lots...

    dobermantalk is the COTH of doberman forums. Lots and lots of knowledgeable people there to help point you in the right direction and be a resource :)
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    Get in touch with White Raven Cardigans (Joanna...

    Get in touch with White Raven Cardigans (Joanna Kimball) she's the author of the Ruffly Speaking dogblog and has some fantastic quality Cardigans and is a great resource. I drool over her dogs....
  18. There's a problem right there. Stop thinking of...

    There's a problem right there. Stop thinking of them as 'fancy' and start thinking of them as well-bred by breeders who have invested time and money and labors of love into their dogs.

    (And no...
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    They're called Maligators for a reason. A good...

    They're called Maligators for a reason. A good one is a GREAT dog but if not managed and channeled properly you can get a nightmare of a dog.

    My fiance and I both adore them (he worked with them...
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    FYI if you go for a dobie (since I have more...

    FYI if you go for a dobie (since I have more experience with them) know that the breed has MANY health issues and is not especially long-lived (you hit age 10 with a dobie and DPCA gives you a...
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    Another option is sometimes good breeders will...

    Another option is sometimes good breeders will have retired breeding stock available for placement or dogs who just didn't work out for whatever venue they are shown in.

    So you could get the best...
  22. Both have been placed with leases :)

    Both have been placed with leases :)
  23. Etsy. Also some rescues that are breed...

    Etsy.

    Also some rescues that are breed specific often have breed-specific gifts
  24. Free Off Farm Lease - Purebred Connemara Mares in Kentucky

    Hello,

    I currently have two Connemara purebred mares in need of a lease.

    Connemara mares for lease:

    10 year old Irish imported mare for free lease. 14.2 hands grey. No vices. Has evented up...
  25. 10 over a period of several weeks (and a few were...

    10 over a period of several weeks (and a few were re-emails after 2-3 weeks of not hearing just in case it had been routed into spam or what not so it was probably more like 5 breeders I contacted...
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