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  1. Thread: Cross Country

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    The pedigrees certainly indicate that for this...

    The pedigrees certainly indicate that for this track you were best off with the blood up close. FWIW for the US horses Shamwari has a little more blood like influence than indicated as his granddam...
  2. Thread: Cross Country

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    Don't experienced riders know early on in a...

    Don't experienced riders know early on in a course when the going is too yielding to make time?
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    It may also depend on her pedigree on paper...for...

    It may also depend on her pedigree on paper...for example if she was a by a top stallion out of a top or solid mare family....
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    I guess only G&J brillant rounds stayed in my...

    I guess only G&J brillant rounds stayed in my memory--hoping the best for them!
  5. Thread: Cross Country

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    Hope Gin and Juice cools out ok--three stops does...

    Hope Gin and Juice cools out ok--three stops does not seem to be her regular performance.
  6. Thread: Cross Country

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    I did not think Viney was criticizing any rider's...

    I did not think Viney was criticizing any rider's decsion to retired a tired horse and would applaud the decision to retire-- maybe just wonder about the multitude of decisions across the team...
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    the winners pedigree (hope it is accurate!) :-) ...

    the winners pedigree (hope it is accurate!) :-)

    http://www.allbreedpedigree.com/index.php?query_type=horse&h=KURRAJONG+CONCORDE&g=5&cellpadding=0&small_font=1&l=



    She seems quite...
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    Do they vet check at different points--(meaning ...

    Do they vet check at different points--(meaning do you have to take a vet check into consideration and not just kick on regardless of your horses condition?)
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    will fence 35 be hard to read? I had a hard time...

    will fence 35 be hard to read? I had a hard time figuring it out at first glance--where the top line was...with all that green.....but I think I have bad depth perception!
  10. I felt really bad for the cute pinto -did not...

    I felt really bad for the cute pinto -did not seem to deserve such dunking.
  11. Thanks so much!! I am physically capable as I...

    Thanks so much!!

    I am physically capable as I have no problem digging post holes but board fencing seems to require sawing (chain sawing?) oak boards and then nailing said boards to a hard post...
  12. do they still use oak/locust rails for post and rails (especially in Mid-Atlantic?)

    We only have pine rails around here and without running electric on it the horses can break them by just leaning on them, yet we have some old oak rails from 30-40 years ago that are still in one...
  13. Thread: EIPH and Lasix

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    I do not understand how one is going to breed ...

    I do not understand how one is going to breed this "trait" out of the breed if 99 percent of horses bleed at some point and most horses that race are never used for breeding. Of course I wonder if...
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    I can not understand the economics of using them...

    I can not understand the economics of using them either just because it is convenient--when yearlings frequently do not sell at the sales for enough to cover the normal cost of raising them (stud fee...
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    http://www.paulickreport.com/news/ray-s-paddock/nu...

    http://www.paulickreport.com/news/ray-s-paddock/nurse-mares-four-legged-mary-poppins-to-the-rescue/

    Here is an that refers to a Ohio placement center for the foals one nurse mare business owner...
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    "My guess is that plenty of the foals she rescues...

    "My guess is that plenty of the foals she rescues simply come from auctions & kill pens. In my area they (sadly) usually separate the mare & foal for selling. I've seen 1-2- month old foals run...
  17. "had hoped the vet and I could just work it out,...

    "had hoped the vet and I could just work it out, but he told me he can't, because that would indicate him having an admission of guilt."

    This is not correct, people settle or compromise on things,...
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    A market that might affect her value is if she...

    A market that might affect her value is if she would be sound enough for lower level competition...I have seen some nice mares that you would love to have but the price was still too high to work out...
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    Curious how many foals does he have in Europe and...

    Curious how many foals does he have in Europe and was he sold to France? (Were they all fresh semen foals?)
  20. I do feel for young stallion owners as I suspect...

    I do feel for young stallion owners as I suspect many a young stallion in the USA does not bred many mares-- means not too many foals on the ground--no central place to see foals at inspection...
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    sorry-and that is super informative! I have just...

    sorry-and that is super informative! I have just seen video-sure not the same thing!
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    "Diarado is a *very* petite 16.3 " I...

    "Diarado is a *very* petite 16.3 "

    I understand he is a big guy but some big stallions throw small for example Acord III who is 17 hands tends to throw children around 16ish hands so I was told...
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    I was also wondering about a holsteiner stallion...

    I was also wondering about a holsteiner stallion also as the holsteiner breeders seem to have a sense of what stallions (regardless of the stallion's size) needs a big mare to "get to normal"...
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    Halimey Go is listed as 16. 1 but he looks very...

    Halimey Go is listed as 16. 1 but he looks very fine --perhaps you could find out how big he has been throwing them as he is out of a smaller anglo-arab sire line though his dam had size it seems. ...
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    She may even actually have more international...

    She may even actually have more international level competition experience at the top than even some of the older team members from her showjumping experience--learning to ride under international...
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