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    personal experience

    I had an EPSM horse who had a very difficult time standing with a leg up, especially the hind legs. Sometimes he would panic. He would slam the foot down as if he couldn't hold it up a moment longer....
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    Yes but why...

    It looks like we are coming to another big competition KNOWING our dressage is not good enough but there is no improvement what elements are we missing. Where are we giving up the points? Accuracy?...
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    International level eventing dressage scores

    It seems that we are still 10 to 20 points from being competitive at International levels. Are we scored harsher here in the States or are we still not gaining ground on the riders at the top...
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    Another advancing Welsh Gallod Welsh Thyme

    I asked about how to sell my well started Welsh Cob mare a few years ago and got all kinds of appreciated advice and criticism. We sold her well and she grabbed her new owners heart in her teeth and...
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    I might be hard to get her in foal but you do...

    I might be hard to get her in foal but you do smears and cultures just like a young mare, may want biopsy to go to a good repro person. I would use fresh and watch her condition. Have her foaled by...
  6. Thread: Pedigree

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    good

    This is a good modern pedigree for sport. I would expect the horse to hold together and be useful. I like Caro and John's Joy in a pedigree. The only issue I have is the photo of her sire looks to be...
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    I think you would have more problems because she...

    I think you would have more problems because she is a mare than a Saddlebred. People are silly. PatO
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    Flexible

    Through the world of CHF I met a woman who had a very well bred Selle Francais mare who was nearing her retirement from showing as a adult hunter. She had posted about her and whether she was...
  9. I feel for you. I spent a lot of money for my RDS...

    I feel for you. I spent a lot of money for my RDS Champion Irish Draught filly who arrived from Ireland with muck mats on her belly and cow poop dingle bobs hanging from the very long guard hairs and...
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    Not enough information but...

    I have and will again put down horses who...can not be comfortable...I can not afford to restore them to health...they can not keep up with their companions...they are dangerous to handle...I no...
  11. They do recycle names every so many years so...

    They do recycle names every so many years so because it has been used is not a stopper though if it was a famous horse it may be taken out of circulation forever as it should be. PatO
  12. Don't agree with the premise.

    I have looked at all the information about yourself you listed and I think that breeding for a not chestnut sale foal is not your farms problem. You could have a clearer cleaner presence on the web...
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    I would expect a Holy Bull should be good for...

    I would expect a Holy Bull should be good for sport and what I saw of the whirling shadow is an athletic horse who can balance in a small space...and who didn't kill himself busting loose in the...
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    Agree

    They both have nice aspects of sport horse breeding. I prefer the pedigree of the first mare a bit but there are good things about the second mares pedigree too. Knowing common cob conformation I...
  15. What is he difference between Licensed and Approved stallions

    Specifically I am interested in Finest(Hanoverian Licensed) but I have a mare approved Swedish and Dutch. Is there a problem registering these foals from Licensed stallions from other registries. Can...
  16. I am a rebel...send a well proven mare to an...

    I am a rebel...send a well proven mare to an exciting youngster like Finest. PatO
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    Facebook

    There are two pages for warmblood mares...one for registered mares and the other for all mares. Search facebook for warmblood mares for sale. PatO
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    Breed or don't breed but he IS Gem Twist...

    Breed or don't breed but he IS Gem Twist genetically AND a TB stallion. Any "issues" will be those of the offspring just the same as any other breeding. It is up to you to make your vision for the...
  19. This kind of type of situation has been brought...

    This kind of type of situation has been brought up before. I certainly understand wanting to place blame on a stallion but your horse had a mother as well. Do they tell you how this condition is...
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    You kind of have to be careful. From the...

    You kind of have to be careful. From the responses you seem to be starting with a Palomino mare? If you are breeding from a palomino and breed to another dilute you have a chance of getting a double...
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    It is a very good sport pedigree for modern...

    It is a very good sport pedigree for modern times. Even the Northern Dancer comes through good sires for sport. AP Indy has a good reputation though for me I am not as happy to see Seattle Slew for...
  22. Oh forgot to add that Sundridge is also the top...

    Oh forgot to add that Sundridge is also the top line of Blazing Count. PatO
  23. You don't mean old you mean ancient. What stands...

    You don't mean old you mean ancient. What stands out to me is the sire Ladysman's double Sundridge, one is through Sun Briar which is very good in an of himself. Sundridge is very much jumping. St...
  24. You mean you are looking for an old person with a...

    You mean you are looking for an old person with a long memory. I can try. Also look at www.tbheritage.com as they have a special section on tb jumping pedigrees. Also don't underestimate the general...
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    Witsend eventing this was SO fun thanks....

    Witsend eventing this was SO fun thanks. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cXVCg2MhInY PatO
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