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    I believe you are an hour from Edmonton. Same...

    I believe you are an hour from Edmonton. Same distance as me. There is a ton of vets that do repo work in central Alberta and some really decent ones. I am bringing this up so people do not think...
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    What a great loss to breeders. My Condolences to...

    What a great loss to breeders. My Condolences to all those around him.
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    I agree with much of this. And if you are...

    I agree with much of this.
    And if you are producing superstars then it really does not matter. But most people need help and education to do so. The average age of breeders is....older. So someone...
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    And that is the thing with the string test, it is...

    And that is the thing with the string test, it is not accurate to the inch BUT it gives you an idea. You know he will probably not be 15.1 or 17h.

    I have a yearling filly that is almost 15h but...
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    Often the foreign registry is not as active as it...

    Often the foreign registry is not as active as it should be. Plus in area's where there are several registries possible and few breeders, a single local registry where local people have input and...
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    Interesting breeding. They didn't want to lose...

    Interesting breeding. They didn't want to lose the color with all the crosses to Samber.

    Yes he is a bit small for his age, but that doesn't mean he will turn out small. Chances are he will not...
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    The major European registries do top notch...

    The major European registries do top notch marketing and organizing. They have the numbers of horses and breeders to do so. We are not as well organized and do not the have the numbers or...
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    A zebra and a donkey. Why? ...

    A zebra and a donkey. Why?

    http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/rare-zebra-donkey-hybrid-born-in-mexico-1.2621878

    Crosses are more common than "purebreds" world wide. A very common one locally was...
  9. Dressage is more subjective then show jumping...

    Dressage is more subjective then show jumping when it come to breeding success because I believe the rider and training has bigger impact. This gentleman (in the article) bred horses that he...
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    I think a Tb would be a great idea. Some have...

    I think a Tb would be a great idea. Some have really great personalities and would bring desirable attributes to your mare. Same with some Wb's, although they may not add the refinement you might...
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    I think it would be a mistake to assume your mare...

    I think it would be a mistake to assume your mare will add the jump. Jumper breeders are extremely particular about not adding non-jump blood. You can add jumper to dressage lines but you do NOT add...
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    Look at the angles of the shoulder and hips....

    Look at the angles of the shoulder and hips. Foals are not that different, they just go through stages of uneven growth. I can usually recognize them a year or two later as all the major features are...
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    She may be short but not throw short or be...

    She may be short but not throw short or be consistent in the height she throws. But if your just looking for "smaller" horses, it would not be as big of a deal. Actually a bigger body might work...
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    Closing it off to Tb's would not make it a...

    Closing it off to Tb's would not make it a "breed". There is way more history and detail then that.
    Tb's can add some other positive traits. Right now you see it more in the dressage lines. And it...
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    Nope, he is available frozen.
    http://yancey-farms.com/gallery.html
    http://www.dreamscapefarm.com/HorseDetail.aspx?ID=597
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FvtkTdS4FQo
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    So instead of putting people on ignore you...

    So instead of putting people on ignore you constantly engage them in personally insulting dialogue and try and discharge them from the conversation. Even when I ignored you, you persisted for like 5...
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    I have seen a couple of Tb's in the class over...

    I have seen a couple of Tb's in the class over the years but they were beat out by a Wb.
    And the six bar only goes as high as the last two horses. It doesn't mean the last horse couldn't go higher....
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    Same placenta but different sacs if they spilt by...

    Same placenta but different sacs if they spilt by a certain stage. However, the eggs should not be implanted so they should be able to try? How did they know it was identical twins?
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    I will probably be laughed at for talking about...

    I will probably be laughed at for talking about cows.
    Started with a small herd of original cows and 20 years later had a herd of 150 and I could still name the original cow. There were all bred to...
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    Your entire evidence. Not only logical...

    Your entire evidence.




    Not only logical but I can read for comprehension and not take things out of context. The Trak was bred for a Calvary mount and that was the intention of it's creator. ...
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    Congrats to all involved. And especially our...

    Congrats to all involved. And especially our Fred. :)
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    One of the reasons many of NA's Wb's are not up...

    One of the reasons many of NA's Wb's are not up to snuff was the use of Tb mares as the beginning of breeding programs. Most did not pass along great talent. Only when NA started importing mares did...
  24. Well I could go out and buy a loto ticket and...

    Well I could go out and buy a loto ticket and win.
    That does not make me a good business person like people that earned the money. It does not make me smart that I could pick a winning number. And...
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    The market never really "fell" for the good...

    The market never really "fell" for the good horses. Those have always been in demand. And really, the middle class is still there. The people with huge wealth are a very small percentage and most of...
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