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    Both her and the foals hair, is being sent to UC...

    Both her and the foals hair, is being sent to UC Davis for testing.
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    She is extremely well bred, and no, Windsor Park...

    She is extremely well bred, and no, Windsor Park Stud do not breed for colour ;-)
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    Pure white TB foal

    I did post this on the racing thread, but am sure others might like to see too. A very well bred TB mare (by Zabeel) just had a white foal (by High Chapparell) yesterday, here in NZ.

    She is...
  4. Pure white TB foal born at NZ racing stud

    Thought this might be interesting to see.... yesterday a gorgeous white foal was born - by High Chapparell (dark brown) out of a Zabeel (white) mare.
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  5. In NZ, you'd find it for $6-8k NZD, maybe up to...

    In NZ, you'd find it for $6-8k NZD, maybe up to $10k ($8k USD) if it was super flash/youngish/dead quiet/well trained
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    Wild horse handling

    Hi all, hope this is ok to post here. In New Zealand, there is a muster of wild/feral horses (like the mustangs in the USA) and they are rehomed and any deemed injured/unable to rehome are sent to...
  7. Yes Jer, you are absolutely correct. Tom is and...

    Yes Jer, you are absolutely correct. Tom is and was the most popular rider on the circuit in NZ. Well known for his fun, caring personality, and was a very good eventer, then turned to SJ, and went...
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    I'm not sure if they were Icelandic? The...

    I'm not sure if they were Icelandic? The production company bought up a tonne of ponies/horses, mostly grey or black, simply via online classifieds here in nz. Friend of mine was a wrangler on the...
  9. Thanks everyone! Yes Phoebetrainer, it's on our...

    Thanks everyone! Yes Phoebetrainer, it's on our Fb page and has been shared about 50 odd times, which has generated lots of interest.

    To evyone interested, p,ease contact...
  10. Farrier needed - free trip to Egypt

    Hi guys,

    A few months back we took a team of vets, nurses, dentists and farriers to Cairo to educate the locals on horse care etc. It was a very successful trip, and we are having another small...
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    I have just wasted an hour or so reading this...

    I have just wasted an hour or so reading this thread lol. Then I remembered I have had two bad gifts...

    Firstly when I was an absolutely horse CRAZY 13 yr old. I mean, my world revolved around...
  12. Hi all, just thought id post an update to say...

    Hi all, just thought id post an update to say that we have now got a huge team of 16 people travelling to Cairo in March. We have vets, vet nurses, equine dentists, a farrier, hoof trimmer, and a...
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    Sounds like me and my husband....weve been...

    Sounds like me and my husband....weve been together 10 years, living together nearly 9 of those...and gradually he has given up trying to make me less messy... :-). He is still a little bit OCD but...
  14. Omg this just cracked me up!! Couldn't have said...

    Omg this just cracked me up!! Couldn't have said it better myself!!!!!
  15. Egyptian pyramid horses in need - we're going!

    Hey all..I posted last week looking for vet help to come on a volunteer trip up to Cairo. Since then lots has happened..and the long story short is please check out our facebook page and "like" it...
  16. Just flick me a personal message and I can give...

    Just flick me a personal message and I can give anyone my email to chat about our plans, and to see if anyone feels like this is the sort of adventure they would like to be part of :-)
  17. Hi guys, thanks for nice comments:-) it was a...

    Hi guys, thanks for nice comments:-) it was a direct result of the prince fluffy pager that i decided to go. Cant wait and have a lot of fundraising to do! If anyone wants to come along to help . ....
  18. Pyramid horses/dogs in Egypt...vet help needed

    Hi all...

    I'm heading up to Egypt to take a pile of veterinary supplies and donations, to volunteer with tne working animals atthe giza pyramids.

    Anyway, I have a vet nurse (moi lol) and 2-3...
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    I sold a horse and during the ppe the xrays...

    I sold a horse and during the ppe the xrays showed a navicular cyst. Buyer walked away. Sold her elsewhere for half the price, horse has been eventing 1* level for 3years now without any issues and...
  20. Sorry but as a Kiwi, I have to comment on...

    Sorry but as a Kiwi, I have to comment on this.....lol.... Australia only had ONE rider in the top 20 at Burghley -Sam griffiths who was in 16th place. The next best Aussie was Lucinda Fredericks in...
  21. [QUOTE=poltroon;5809198]Mark Todd :D (He competed...

    [QUOTE=poltroon;5809198]Mark Todd :D (He competed in the Olympics in show jumping for NZ in 1988 and 1992)

    .[/QUOTE. Also Vaughn jefferis, and blyth tait....and a number of nz's advanced event...
  22. Thanks guys... Basically the horse has a normal...

    Thanks guys... Basically the horse has a normal resting heart rate. If anything a little on the low side. After a 40 minute ride trotting and walking with one relatively good canter, the heart...
  23. Is there such a thing as "mild" anihidrosis? Advice needed

    I have a horse, who it seems, does not sweat. I have only had the horse a short time, but in that time each time he is ridden there is no sweat. Maybe a little under the bridle, and a little under...
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    If you go to google.co.uk and put in 'brown...

    If you go to google.co.uk and put in 'brown riding boots', it will bring up plenty of options. I think the USA term 'file boots' is only commonly used in the us.

    They are very popular in the uk,...
  25. I've started many ottbs (over 100) and without...

    I've started many ottbs (over 100) and without fail, if they have a great canter (i like them to be naturally well balanced and off the ground...uphill) to start with...they all jumped well with very...
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