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  1. Thread: Princess Z

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    I know it's hard to understand how these things...

    I know it's hard to understand how these things happen when you aren't there. It's natural to think "There must be some way to prevent this!"

    Sadly, in situations like this, there is not. I have...
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    This made my day! :D

    This made my day! :D
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    I tell you who I really felt sorry for......

    I tell you who I really felt sorry for... remember that group down your way in GA that was putting on a huge Gala along the same lines? Scheduled a week after 9/11/2001. I don't' think they ever...
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    Oh yes. For five years. We committed to it for...

    Oh yes. For five years. We committed to it for that long because we wanted to give it time to catch on.

    I still twitch when anyone brings this up. We had an online catalog, national...
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    The VDL auction is a success because they have: ...

    The VDL auction is a success because they have:


    worldwide name recognition and reputation
    a worldwide marketing machine
    their own staff and riders, not catch riders, and they can afford to...
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    When I read your original post, I was behind the...

    When I read your original post, I was behind the idea of just telling them that when you agreed to a mare share, the idea of a changed diet didn't occur to you - and you just want her to continue to...
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    http://www.autumnhillfarm.com/files/AHFConformatio...

    http://www.autumnhillfarm.com/files/AHFConformationOpen.JPG

    Dr. Schade, breeding director of the Hanoverian Verband, specifically commented on this horses' strong loin connection at his stallion...
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    We put in a 24 KW Kohler. Runs just about...

    We put in a 24 KW Kohler. Runs just about everything in the 1700sq house (including air conditioning), plus the 4 stall barn, plus the tank heaters in the pastures.

    We don't have gas lines out...
  9. Here is a link that might help:...

    Here is a link that might help:
    http://hanoverian.org/working-stallion-manager-helpful-hints-success/
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    Don't agree. It's a gelding, so there can be no...

    Don't agree. It's a gelding, so there can be no residual value as a broodmare if his performance career comes to an end. Residual breeding value is the only reason I can think of that might...
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    Here's to completely believing in your stallion,...

    Here's to completely believing in your stallion, and how utterly sweet it must be to have that faith rewarded and acknowledged. Gives me chills. So very happy for Maryanna and Wendell!
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    So I get home from the wedding to find, to my...

    So I get home from the wedding to find, to my surprise, that I'm a member of a Mafia! Who knew??? I feel I need a nickname, but I'm so bad at this, and Swedish last names just don't lend themselves...
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    Why would they NOT care? Who associated with it...

    Why would they NOT care? Who associated with it is getting rich? No one. Is Hugh going to retire a wealthy man? No. Our inspectors? They do this FOR FREE. We just pay their travel expenses,...
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    That is utter and complete bull$---. The...

    That is utter and complete bull$---.

    The amount of time that my registry spends on thinking up ways to try to help breeders, listening to breeders, educating breeders, juggling budgets to give as...
  15. Thread: Removing Burrs

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    That is too funny. I just did this an hour ago,...

    That is too funny. I just did this an hour ago, except my preferred product is Vetrolin shine and the front edge of a wide-tooth comb.

    And I've also noticed that you can have 5 horses in a field,...
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    Elite Mare status is only conferred to Hanoverian...

    Elite Mare status is only conferred to Hanoverian mares. Outside mares are welcome to take the Mare Performance test, but unless your mare has Hanoverian registration papers she can't get the title....
  17. Okay, so I only read through page 8, and I see...

    Okay, so I only read through page 8, and I see it's devolved into recipes now. But I do want to comment.

    I was a small breeder. There were foals I never really connected with, foals I thought...
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    So, in other words, they wised up, and won't be...

    So, in other words, they wised up, and won't be basically giving the horses away if hardly anyone shows up, or there is a freak weather event.

    Good for them.
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    I think inventory is at an all-time low. You are...

    I think inventory is at an all-time low. You are seeing the effects of the recession in that many breeders either got out of the business, or left their mares open for a few years. I know I spent a...
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    Holy crap! That was NOT my point!

    Holy crap! That was NOT my point!
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    Thanks for posting that. I wondered why the last...

    Thanks for posting that. I wondered why the last two sores for the 5yo final had not been posted. That would explain it.
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    I think your donation to the Harlan Humane...

    I think your donation to the Harlan Humane Society is a thoughtful and wonderful gesture. Please consider not putting any stipulation on how the money is used. This area of the country doesn't have...
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    No. The AHS has no lower marebooks for...

    No. The AHS has no lower marebooks for undocumented pedigrees. They either meet the criteria for approval (which includes 4 generations of approved parents) or they don't.
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    Harlan, KY is located in the coal fields of...

    Harlan, KY is located in the coal fields of Kentucky. According to wiki, it's lost nearly half of it's population since 1990. A QUARTER of it's families, and 32% (!!!!!) of the population live...
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    I think the point is that the mare will be at the...

    I think the point is that the mare will be at the GOV inspection, with her foal. She'll be there, you'll be there, the inspectors will be there. The inspectors see thousands of combinations very...
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