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    I think a problem is that warmblood statistics do...

    I think a problem is that warmblood statistics do not compare to thoroughbred race produce statistics in that it is pretty hard if not impossible to determine what percent of a stallion's "get"...
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    I am assuming because of mad cow no animial...

    I am assuming because of mad cow no animial source of protein can be used?
  3. Here looks like it shows him at a stallion show? ...

    Here looks like it shows him at a stallion show?
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tmymxg7xTsk

    It says he jumped to 1.40 m. He seems to throw elegant babies in the US.
  4. I have been spotting Dallas VDL.He has a wow jump

    I have been spotting Dallas VDL.He has a wow jump
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    "It costs about $600 to take a regular semen dose...

    "It costs about $600 to take a regular semen dose and refreeze it into icsi doses. Each icsi straw may have about 20ish or so sperm per straw. "

    Thanks for the information! Obviously only a well...
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    So so sad and the other two were within the last...

    So so sad and the other two were within the last 12 months.
  7. I found a link to his event photos but as a...

    I found a link to his event photos but as a junior was riding (not me) I do not want to post--she did a great job. Looks like he could get "late" on either lead-- looks like he lands and goes...
  8. have to see if there is any video--I think it is...

    have to see if there is any video--I think it is the lead he is cantering on up to the fence that is the last front leg to leave the ground when he tales off and seems to get late--no one has ever...
  9. Up to 3'6" --he tends to not be even in front...

    Up to 3'6" --he tends to not be even in front with the last front leg to leave the ground which is slower --and if the photo is taken before the apex it would make you wince. He was being leased by...
  10. Jumping 101- causes for one slow front leg at take off

    What are the causes of a horse that is a touch slower with one front leg at take off and hence over the top of a fence. Rider error (jumping up the neck loading the front end?); not enough engagement...
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    "I'm so glad you brought this up, because I have...

    "I'm so glad you brought this up, because I have heard this science incorrectly applied SO many times. I will quote the article I previously posted, which has a great layman's version of what the...
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    Thoroughbred work is much more...

    Thoroughbred work is much more stressful--because of the speed work involved. But I thought there were also studies that horses that were put under some "stress" when young stayed sounder --that it...
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    I have an old cavalry feed/ care book and some of...

    I have an old cavalry feed/ care book and some of the things in that I would not follow now :)

    And what they said they did in a book and what they actually did might have...
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    I agree it is more of a mind thing than a ...

    I agree it is more of a mind thing than a physical thing--some are mentally able to process--others less so.

    I personally do not want to be starting a strapping strong 4 /5 year old -- And I...
  15. So did he do that too?

    So did he do that too?
  16. "he (or any accredited person) could have stayed...

    "he (or any accredited person) could have stayed with his horse until about 10:30 or 11 pm. If he finished XC in the afternoon, that's approximately quite a few hours for rehydration drips before the...
  17. He apparently wanted the vet there "while it...

    He apparently wanted the vet there "while it received a recovery drip to guard against error or sabotage." Seems like it was a two pronged reason he wanted the vet there--not only for the horse but...
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    I agree with Ben and Me's statement: "Despite...

    I agree with Ben and Me's statement:
    "Despite everyone's problems with the USEF, I do think they're onto a bigger problem with horses in general.

    Based on what I understand from the AAEP...
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    Great photos (as usual!) Have you had a chance to...

    Great photos (as usual!) Have you had a chance to see Don VHP Z (Diamant de Semilly x Sarah Van Het Parselhof). He really caught my eye.
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    "Every stallion that has placings at 1.60m level...

    "Every stallion that has placings at 1.60m level (1. to 5th position) is allowed to cover Holsteiner mares and will get full papers."

    Wow-so does that mean I can indulge myself and one day find...
  21. I thought at one time in modern history, mare...

    I thought at one time in modern history, mare family 9c was even on the top 25 mare families for jumpers list.
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    Maybe DIs dont mean anything but it is an...

    Maybe DIs dont mean anything but it is an observed statistical pattern.
    And certainly the speed causes the lack of show jumper bascule...but they better have quick foreleg reflexes, quick reflexes...
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    What might have gotten lost is that the mare's...

    What might have gotten lost is that the mare's direct dam line has produced quite a number of stallion sons that have been used to sire UL event sport horses.

    No the dam line has not to our...
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    To keep in mind the horse at the highest level-GP...

    To keep in mind the horse at the highest level-GP dressage or jumping is going to be very very fit--and likely more limited turnout and--high octane feed.

    Your trail pleasure horse may likely be...
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    I found this which is I think addressing USA...

    I found this which is I think addressing USA chasers but similar to another such conclusion I remember reading about english steeplechase horses--that sprinters can be steeplechasers because of the...
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