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    Breeding is a choice and a hobby for most people....

    Breeding is a choice and a hobby for most people. It seldom makes money and if you took the money invested in horses, along with the time investment, most people would be farther ahead to put it in...
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    Lots of people do things different ways. Some of...

    Lots of people do things different ways. Some of it is horrible and some is just not the way I would do it.
    But here is the thing. If your a breeder, have experience and know your business, why...
  3. Thread: 2 questions

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    Is this a lesser form of "contracted tendons"?

    Is this a lesser form of "contracted tendons"?
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    What kind of Fokker would name their horse with...

    What kind of Fokker would name their horse with out checking the English vernacular? ;)

    ps-he better have good semen with that name!
  5. http://www.hilltopfarminc.com/stallion_quite_easy....

    http://www.hilltopfarminc.com/stallion_quite_easy.html

    I have only met a hand full of foals and a couple youngsters. They seemed very pleasant but every horse has a dam. I think he would add to...
  6. Remember you may get a carbon copy of your mare...

    Remember you may get a carbon copy of your mare including size. If you really need/want all those things on your list, you may want to start with another mare. One that has the qualities listed. ...
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    So are you saying there were no horses that were...

    So are you saying there were no horses that were in need of intervention on her farm? That you did not see any issues when you were there picking up your horse?
    That the local authorities are not...
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    Several of the individuals that make the horse...

    Several of the individuals that make the horse industry a business in Europe probably have little time for their own horses and do not gain their knowledge from that perspective. They work with the...
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    Technically, she did not recommend a stallion. So...

    Technically, she did not recommend a stallion. So the rest of this discussion about the merit of her being able to recommend stallions is rather unwarranted in this thread...as it didn't even happen.
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    There is also getting him licenced and then get...

    There is also getting him licenced and then get him approved through sport since that is the direction he is going anyway.
    Good luck with everything.
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    OP a suggestion. You could consider an ET from...

    OP a suggestion. You could consider an ET from the mare. That would allow you to keep riding her and possible have a foal from a younger mare at the same time.
    I would be nervous about breeding...
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    That is a good idea. Not really a big cost to...

    That is a good idea. Not really a big cost to try. You could also have an appraiser there to confirm that in these cases the point of a $1 sale is to give the horse a wonderful retirement home. You...
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    Where are you? Many companies make a mare/foal...

    Where are you?
    Many companies make a mare/foal mix at about 16% protein, feed at recommended rate. Add some ground flax seed and free choice mineral. Good pasture or hay-free choice. Water and salt...
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    I agree.

    I agree.
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    What has ET to do with DNA? And the top of the...

    What has ET to do with DNA?

    And the top of the sport has horses from all different breeding philosophies. I would not say that they are random as most of the pedigree's reflect the quality but the...
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    I'm not sure using the Tb model is completely...

    I'm not sure using the Tb model is completely wrong.
    Yes long tem soundness is not a priority in NA racing however the idea that the mare should be able to able to compete in sport is relevant. And...
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    I have never seen the mare. But she obviously...

    I have never seen the mare. But she obviously has characteristic that make it possible to do a 1.5m course the "hard way". So if her foals were improved, they may inherit her power or what ever it...
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    I would try one foal to see if she could pass on...

    I would try one foal to see if she could pass on the jump and improve some of the other traits.
    If she were true to her family lines in all aspects then you would think that her faults are not in...
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    Right. A good performing mare may or may not...

    Right.
    A good performing mare may or may not have the pedigree to be a good producing mare, but should not be discredited because they preform.
    Honestly, an excellent mare may make her way to the...
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    He is just really uphill. :) And if I get him...

    He is just really uphill. :) And if I get him some sunglasses, that collection thing will fall into place.
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    A big aspect of breeding is the pedigree of a...

    A big aspect of breeding is the pedigree of a horse. The pedigree helps to reduce the variables of genetics. Even with a very well known pedigree, the outcome is not guaranteed. You have a ton of...
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    I'm saving up for this little beauty. Make most...

    I'm saving up for this little beauty. Make most of it back in feed alone..
    https://phoenix.craigslist.org/evl/grd/4389192389.html
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    One for the Broodies

    http://www.dressage-news.com/?p=24276

    Posters come here all the time asking where they can get a nice WB for a decent price. Many people cannot see the talent for the big belly but dressage horses...
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    But as usual people mean different things. Normal...

    But as usual people mean different things. Normal handling is great. I have a yearling who I can lead with her mane and pick up her feet and so on. But I think she needs to be out with a herd to...
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    Just about all trainers that deal with...

    Just about all trainers that deal with intelligent animals use food as a reward; dolphins, elephants, dogs, parrots.
    I have met mouthy horses but I have never owned one and have always treated. ...
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