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    It seems to be the COTH standard that owners of...

    It seems to be the COTH standard that owners of mares (whether former competition mounts or broodmares) are going to be second guessed if they do not feed them till they are too old to keep going and...
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    What is the ideal model plan to look like? 'We...

    What is the ideal model plan to look like? 'We have the reality of breeders are getting older, dying or having spouse/SO die, having health issues, divorcing, losing jobs/farms, having...
  3. Well he is paying the bills and I am sure they...

    Well he is paying the bills and I am sure they are substantial and he did not like the answer he got. I guess we will see how she fairs. :-)
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    It would seem she is more likely to be a...

    It would seem she is more likely to be a candidate for ET for someone. Though rare there are some breeders with the vet connections to get that done cheaply but maybe not the large capital to invest...
  5. I am just guessing (because what do I know) there...

    I am just guessing (because what do I know) there are more capable 1.6m/WEG riders-(although maybe not all are a RP), then there are horses.
  6. I thought RP said he was set on using another...

    I thought RP said he was set on using another horse and it did not sound like she was even an alternate.
  7. The WEG only comes around so often and having a...

    The WEG only comes around so often and having a horse good enough to do it also only comes around a few times in a lifetime (if ever even if you are rich.). So having a horse that is possibly good...
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    I agree x ray of feet maybe needed - may have had...

    I agree x ray of feet maybe needed - may have had some rotation which can cause chronic abscessing.
  9. I am a Triple Crown senior fan , but I had a mare...

    I am a Triple Crown senior fan , but I had a mare that decided she did not like it anymore--so I tried her with Nutrena's SafeChoice Senior, which she eats well and she has gained weight back. But...
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    It is an open forum and so I think folks know...

    It is an open forum and so I think folks know coming in that all types of people make recommendations.

    Unless you go to someones farm and see in person what they have bred and what type of...
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    What a nightmare, so so sorry for all. I...

    What a nightmare, so so sorry for all.

    I never thought a horse could go out the back of a trailer till I saw it happen when a divider popped up out of its hinges , causing it to fall over on...
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    http://www.sport-horse-breeder.com/stamina-lines.h...

    http://www.sport-horse-breeder.com/stamina-lines.html
    here is an interesting look at the proposed effect of ancestors many generations back--whether a person knowlegeable on genetics would agree I...
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    I have to admit in my old age I have gotten...

    I have to admit in my old age I have gotten gutless about pulling manes and I use to be the most heartless get it done (twitch whatever) mane puller out there.

    So I agree find out why she does...
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    Thanks for the info-had heard Dynaformer himself...

    Thanks for the info-had heard Dynaformer himself was tough on the ground. I was wondering about his use as I saw a good looking gelding son at the races the other weekend (and of course he has had...
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    I agree sounds like you have a well thought out...

    I agree sounds like you have a well thought out plan what ever option you pick.

    Has anyone used any Dynaformer sons for sporthorses? I keep seeing Dynaformer children running over fences. (We...
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    I also love the Broad Brush in his pedigree-talk...

    I also love the Broad Brush in his pedigree-talk about an iron horse!
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    I am taking into consideration the forces a race...

    I am taking into consideration the forces a race horse leg experiences when racing or working or breaking from the gate (pounds of force- on each leg- during some point of every stride- in every...
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    (Just to clarify I am not suggesting using the xx...

    (Just to clarify I am not suggesting using the xx mare. FWIW I do not think any warmblood would stand up to what a race horse goes through)
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    Stall matts are great-I used them in my kitchen...

    Stall matts are great-I used them in my kitchen when my dear aged shephard was having trouble getting around and other issues. I wish I had thought of them sooner as they worked better than rugs. Not...
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    I agree that ET is not likely to dominate--it is...

    I agree that ET is not likely to dominate--it is expensive and uncertain, but you do wonder whether the economics of breeding compared to the economics of the price for the top prospects and GP ...
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    Reece we are talking about the ability of top...

    Reece we are talking about the ability of top performance mares to pass on their superior performance traits. Genetics are genetics. Jumping is inheritable as is speed-can a mare that shows a...
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    I am sure that is true for holsteiner breeders...

    I am sure that is true for holsteiner breeders but seems less true for others breeds and an overly broad statement to make. Certainly there are enough examples of top performance mares producing top...
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    There is something to be said for sticking with...

    There is something to be said for sticking with the same (closed) breed book as you are more likely to come up with known qualities. Breeding for a hybrid can be difficult, because who knows what...
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    I thought the sanctions for being caught with a...

    I thought the sanctions for being caught with a battery anytime (Am/PM) were always very severe? (And of course that does not include the risk that a horse can react very badly to it hurting all...
  25. I can see that happening -some collections fees...

    I can see that happening -some collections fees etc are significantly higher for some stallions than others and if you have to breed for more than one cycle it could add on lots of dollars. I could...
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