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  1. Thread: 2 questions

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    I geld at between 6 months and a year. Usually I...

    I geld at between 6 months and a year. Usually I shoot for 6 months. The yearling I have now has a call into the vet though. Was sold last fall and the buyer was going to do it, but then the sale...
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    Here's hoping! White Waterlily was bred to...

    Here's hoping! White Waterlily was bred to Medallist yesterday .... So the 2 week fertility dance begins....it was her first heat and I prefer not to breed on a transitional heat... But the weather...
  3. Not old bloodlines but hunter types in va are...

    Not old bloodlines but hunter types in va are Friend or Foe and Aaron's Gold
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    Aaron's Gold in VA was not mentioned yet

    Aaron's Gold in VA was not mentioned yet
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    The mare I do want to breed this spring is on her...

    The mare I do want to breed this spring is on her first heat in mid April. Yesterday my vet was here and she had a 40 follicle. Today she went to the TB farm where she will be bred and they checked...
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    Better yet: one year I had a mare go 365. When I...

    Better yet: one year I had a mare go 365. When I sent in the registration papers to the APHA they sent them back to me with a note saying the gestation length didn't match the reported stallion...
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    Vet just left from checking mare I have not seen...

    Vet just left from checking mare I have not seen cycle. For once the stars have aligned! She is coming in should've ready to breed Wednesday . I even got 2 days notice! It wasn't just went out or...
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    If you are planning to breed her I would limit...

    If you are planning to breed her I would limit the stud search to stallions avail fresh cooled and known to be very fertile at her age. I would honestly breed her this year at 20 and not next year...
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    Yep. Cycling late here, heard from neighboring...

    Yep. Cycling late here, heard from neighboring mare owners mares are foaling an average of 2 weeks late. They didnt like the extra harsh winter....
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    Settled on a man for Lily: Medallist TB x white...

    Settled on a man for Lily:
    Medallist TB x white waterlily TB
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    Well I settled onMedallist for her. His asking...

    Well I settled onMedallist for her. His asking stuffee is lower to start with. Since she is an a++ nick with him and his book is lighter than Redeemed they were also more willing to neg on his fee....
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    Lol. Roberto is Turn To. So is Halo. Dynaformer...

    Lol. Roberto is Turn To. So is Halo. Dynaformer and US Flag are both Ribot/ Turn To crosses...so probably a bad mix for a good personality...
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    Doesn't seem to come through in him ...Roanoke (...

    Doesn't seem to come through in him ...Roanoke ( through His Majesty) was very popular at stud around here for both race and sport foals and had level headed kids. Have not heard of other PC lines...
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    Its why I wouldn't even consider Salute The Truth...

    Its why I wouldn't even consider Salute The Truth (Hoist The Flag bred) or Nicanor for this mare. She is tempermental, so I want no more crosses to that particular family. This mares dam was only...
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    My mare selection was done a little differently....

    My mare selection was done a little differently. When my mares were younger all their foals were for sale. My 4 old foundation mares: each of them had a filly for their last foal. I kept their last...
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    Sad but true. Not to say that some race breeders...

    Sad but true. Not to say that some race breeders don't care. They are out there. But I have met plenty that its all about race results. Period. That was confirmed this past week when I was looking at...
  17. I would also second checking the eyes. Had one...

    I would also second checking the eyes. Had one that did this and it was the start of her going blind with uveitis. Now ours was an Appaloosa, which is more prone to eye issues, but still can't hurt...
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    Dynaformers tend to be talented but not an easy...

    Dynaformers tend to be talented but not an easy ride.dear old grandpa Ribot. Same family that makes my US Flag mare here seeking a date of even temperament...in fact it's the exact same cross! One is...
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    Ahhh choices... Such different horses. Medallist...

    Ahhh choices... Such different horses. Medallist is the proven sire, checks all the boxes for his good points matching her flaws, is an A++ nick. In short...probably the better choice if I am...
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    I did not look at Fairbanks because of the up...

    I did not look at Fairbanks because of the up front Storm Cat in his pedigree, not a fan of SC. Bullsbay his neck was ok...but not what I was looking for to improve on my mares and he was a bit long...
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    Mostly young riders: older high school or college...

    Mostly young riders: older high school or college students with a trainer who are on a budget and need to buy young / green ( 3 and under) due to budget reasons or someone that has an older horse...
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    Went to see Dance With Ravens. He was indeed a...

    Went to see Dance With Ravens. He was indeed a plain brown wrapper sort . He had a little swing to his gait but not like the swagger of ElPadrino. Mostly it was his feet I had an issue with. His...
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    Mare is bred Roanoke/ Rock Point on top, US Flag...

    Mare is bred Roanoke/ Rock Point on top, US Flag on the bottom ... But is mini me of Hoist The Flag....wish she did favor the topside ( for both build and temperment..). One hopes that will come out...
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    very true. he still has a presence off the track...

    very true. he still has a presence off the track too. But he is an unusually nice mover! Not being able to realistically afford the stud fee...back to keeping an eye out for a filly of his that...
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    SEP is correct the others at the farm per the...

    SEP is correct the others at the farm per the Irishman ( grin) are neg and his fee is firm though it is LF. I eyeballed his heels and pondered the same thing , is it just the race trim? Seeing him in...
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