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    AB2002 , all I have to say is that I feel...

    AB2002 , all I have to say is that I feel terribly for the horses that you own. If you can look at the condition of the mares in those pictures and think nothing of it, I suggest you get out of...
  2. The Belissimo M semen is really proven. I am sure...

    The Belissimo M semen is really proven. I am sure there are few that haven't had success with it (myself included) but it is known to be good with many positive results. I myself am trying again this...
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    Ok the California option is sounding pretty fun...

    Ok the California option is sounding pretty fun :D I double checked with Dr. Christmann and he confirms there has not been a licensing option in Canada thus far though this year they will offer it in...
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    That is great advice. Thanks. No , he hasn't been...

    That is great advice. Thanks. No , he hasn't been licensed by Hanoverians because there is no licensing opportunity here in Canada. The options are California and at the 70 day test as I am told?...
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    70 DAY TEST. Who Has Sent A Stallion ?

    I am currently vetting a young stallion and am thinking about sending him to the 70 day test. I am curious as to who has done this and what to expect...all the ins and outs so to speak. He is four...
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    Fannie Mae I love your Belissimo M. Looks really...

    Fannie Mae I love your Belissimo M. Looks really super!
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    There is something I have learned in reading this...

    There is something I have learned in reading this thread and it is this: breeding GP dressage horses is NOT similar to breeding GP jumpers! When I see the example stated by Showjumper66 I realize...
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    I am struggling to understand why it is assumed...

    I am struggling to understand why it is assumed that a top performing mare automatically comes from a poor family??

    Maybe it is different breeding jumpers but something unsuitable or lacking...
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    [edit] I am breeding this year with Diamond...

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    I am breeding this year with Diamond Hit, Belissimo M, Sir Donnerhall, Floriscount, Contendro 1 and a young stallion that is here in training that just blew me away. He is Ampere/Grusus....
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    Performance mares are usually not the best...

    Performance mares are usually not the best producers likely because 99 percent of them are never given the opportunity to produce! Pretty hard to do both up until recently.


    I am breeding this...
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    Thought I would update from my last post on this...

    Thought I would update from my last post on this thread. My guy ended up coming completely sound and after stall rest never took a lame step again. We are now two years out from the injury and he is...
  12. I thought of Ampere right away too. These is one...

    I thought of Ampere right away too. These is one in training here that has an unreal canter and is just :eek: gorgeous.
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    So in two years she went from a green broke...

    So in two years she went from a green broke career broodmare to competitive PSG?

    Now THAT is rideability. Wow.

    Edited to add that she only got a 7 in her MPT for rideability. Goes to show you...
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    To be honest, we quit breeding them because I...

    To be honest, we quit breeding them because I just don't think you can make radical improvements within the confines of a closed studbook. Trakehners tried it (and that wasn't even totally closed)...
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    Ok, I am going to order some KER product. Can I...

    Ok, I am going to order some KER product. Can I ask what the benefit would be of taking him off hay and putting him on cubes? He gets free choice alfalfa mix hay right now....
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    Thanks guys. About 2 months ago I treated him...

    Thanks guys.

    About 2 months ago I treated him with a case of the Succeed paste. He is also on equine choice and a good pro biotic.

    Should I put him back on Succeed? Is it something they need to...
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    Except that there is nothing natural about a zoo....

    Except that there is nothing natural about a zoo. A bunch of animals in artificial environments existing (and being killed) for nothing more than human entertainment. Yes, death happens. Nature can...
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    Hind gut ulcers

    I am starting to wonder if my horse has hind gut ulcers. He is a 5 yr old gelding that has a history of gastic ulcers. I treated him for three months last summer with Gastrogard and he responded...
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    There have been a couple truly competitive...

    There have been a couple truly competitive international GP dressage Friesians. With the right rider they can do pretty well it seems:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=znAD-S_c5hg

    And:
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    I have had both. I breed Hanoverians and ride...

    I have had both. I breed Hanoverians and ride mostly warmbloods but my mom was into Friesians and so we used to breed them. We still have one and I have ridden her for the last six years (from a...
  21. Sounds like an ulcery horse for sure. I have one...

    Sounds like an ulcery horse for sure. I have one that only responds to Ulcergard and thank God for that product because without it I am sure my guy would no longer be here. Very expensive though....
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    I feel horrible for anyone who would feel so...

    I feel horrible for anyone who would feel so hopeless that they felt they would rather die than face another day. That being said, when you kill yourself, you often cause extreme mental damage to the...
  23. Some of the comments on this board are just so...

    Some of the comments on this board are just so perplexing they defy logic. What does Sezuan's OCD have to do with any of this??! Where is the WTF face?
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    CNN is now reporting that two objects possibly...

    CNN is now reporting that two objects possibly related to the missing plane have been found off of the coast of Australia. Australian PM just announced that info...hopefully we will know more in a...
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    Not many professionals want to ride a truly "old...

    Not many professionals want to ride a truly "old style" horse as they are typically strong and insensitive and that makes a 70 percent plus GP score pretty close to impossible unless you are a...
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