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    I personally aim to produce amateur friendly...

    I personally aim to produce amateur friendly horses that are talented enough to go to upper levels (eg small tour) and be competitive with that rider. I don't think that is a saturated market.
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    Having had to deal with this on a regular basis,...

    Having had to deal with this on a regular basis, I can offer these tips :) :

    If you're going to lunge, use a chambon - but sparingly and with energy at the trot. Especially helpful for the canter....
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    Oh hey, you're welcome! I'm learning a lot about...

    Oh hey, you're welcome! I'm learning a lot about Warmbloods from people like yourself. I know I've had bad experiences with them personally but it's great to learn more and accept that my own...
  4. Well those are all good, fine goals so I hope...

    Well those are all good, fine goals so I hope they get traction with them!
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    Thank you for some very valid and excellent...

    Thank you for some very valid and excellent points, stoic :)

    I agree with you that there was a selection process for the choice of Thoroughbred for refinement. That they selected the best and most...
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    Hi greyarabpony, please understand I am not...

    Hi greyarabpony, please understand I am not maligning Thoroughbreds at all or in any way trying to minimise their impact on the development of the modern sport horse.

    There are thousands upon...
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    Before I start, just want to reiterate something...

    Before I start, just want to reiterate something - those photos etc posted are PUREBRED Saddlebreds, not crosses or Georgian Grandes as some have assumed.



    Isn't it interesting that the...
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    I noticed Gold Venture Farm are offering an in...

    I noticed Gold Venture Farm are offering an in utero sale from Sassy County x Saint Sandro - maybe this could be an option?

    I love Borealis as well, it was a very sad day when we lost his dam...
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    Please, let's make something clear - not everyone...

    Please, let's make something clear - not everyone wants a purebred Warmblood.

    Warmbloods are not the only sporthorse breed.

    Please continue.
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    Everything we have is bred here from imported...

    Everything we have is bred here from imported lines which is why I thought I would share. The sires are standing in the USA and are relatively popular. The dams tend to come from 5-gaited stock...
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    Hope those links etc help Fuzz :)

    Hope those links etc help Fuzz :)
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    Just wanted to add this one separately as a...

    Just wanted to add this one separately as a showjumper - Lawrence Unica van Rosheove is a DWB x Saddlebred and an example of two things: obviously one, the cross, and two, how Saddlebreds disappear...
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    Just on the jumping front, again we are a very...

    Just on the jumping front, again we are a very small stud but I will share what we have had:

    We produced a Saddlebred x Appaloosa mare who went on to be a nice B grade showjumper in the ribbons....
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    The simple answer is that the Saddlebred as a...

    The simple answer is that the Saddlebred as a light horse is a great alternative to Thoroughbred in the refining and lightening of stock - consider that they have a great deal of Thoroughbred blood...
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    Fuzz, here are the details, hope they help : ...

    Fuzz, here are the details, hope they help :

    The chestnut mare is compact and good bodied. She has three nice gaits and is tight in the back but good thinking and I am certain will be easily...
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    I prefer them pure as well and have baulked at...

    I prefer them pure as well and have baulked at crossing with WB for a long time as I have been concerned about ruining their good temperaments, however there have been a few breeders here that have...
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    For what it's worth, I agree with you - it's not...

    For what it's worth, I agree with you - it's not good enough to point out a smidge of Saddlebred breeding here and there.

    I don't like Warmbloods, I don't enjoy them. I like watching them, but I...
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    Don't worry about it too much. People get excited...

    Don't worry about it too much. People get excited when pushing their opinions around and tend to trample others in the process. I enjoyed your posts and if you make a mistake, so what - everyone does...
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    The whole point of shipping a full dose is to...

    The whole point of shipping a full dose is to maximise the chance of conception.

    Halve the dose, halve your chance.

    Half a dose = double your chance = bad math!
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    Frozen semen in the EU

    So we're looking at exporting frozen semen to supply the EU, and we'd like to hear from people who purchase frozen within the EU so we can offer something that is useful to the local horse...
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    I am pretty sure he would not co-operate in the...

    I am pretty sure he would not co-operate in the breeding shed :lol:
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    Same as Marla - I only brush after the hair is...

    Same as Marla - I only brush after the hair is shampooed, conditioned and dry.

    We are lucky to have some amazing products in Australia designed by horse people who are also chemists and...
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    This thread is why we employ a one dose one...

    This thread is why we employ a one dose one pregnancy clause. We ship adequate frozen in straws to give a great chance to get that pregnancy, not so buyers can try to squeeze multiple foals out of...
  24. I can't speak about Warmblood breeding as I know...

    I can't speak about Warmblood breeding as I know very little about them.

    I can only say that in my experience, 200-odd years of breeding Saddlebreds to be a quality, proven riding horse has...
  25. There's a high proportion of showjumping...

    There's a high proportion of showjumping Saddlebreds here - they are athletic over poles.

    Personally I think that whenever you reach for Thoroughbred to refine, Saddlebred should be a...
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