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    You will find many people have good things to say...

    You will find many people have good things to say about TB's. But in using them in modern day breeding, unless you want to promote them yourself, you're up against it from a selling standpoint before...
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    Hill Of Tara in Meath as well. Not too far from...

    Hill Of Tara in Meath as well. Not too far from Newgrange. Horseware is a day trip! LOL! All easy from public transport. As you get closer to the time, drop me a pm and I'll give you my contact info...
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    An Irish 1.60 horse, Slievanorra, has a TB...

    An Irish 1.60 horse, Slievanorra, has a TB granddam. TB damline. You will find the few if you look. Flexible is out of a mare that was registered with the Weatherby's Non TB register. So not all TB...
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    Yeah, I get that more than most. I'm in Ireland...

    Yeah, I get that more than most. I'm in Ireland doing that very thing. My second generation will be born next year. I have more insight than you think. I have 2 first refusals for the foal my TB mare...
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    Well I mean Singular does have a full TB for a...

    Well I mean Singular does have a full TB for a grandfather. Thought more would pick up on that. I have been a big fan of this horse who has been brought on real slow by Marcus. Not a surprise he had...
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    While it is different, you won't be selling many...

    While it is different, you won't be selling many event foals for a profit unless they are well related. At least over here anyway. But under saddle and showing some talent, yes. OK and 3yo's loose....
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    Have to admit I'm struggling Elles if you don't...

    Have to admit I'm struggling Elles if you don't know what a TB brings to the table for eventing, how can you justify a full TB jumping upper levels in jumping?

    Terri
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    Yes they are more suited to Eventing. Natural...

    Yes they are more suited to Eventing. Natural stamina and gallop. Quick thinkers and able to think for themselves. Yes they are more suited. The do fine in dressage and SJ too. Karin Donkers rides a...
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    Should add, the now 5yo potential event horse I...

    Should add, the now 5yo potential event horse I bred was bought as a foal. His producer/owners did a fantastic job in bringing him along to allow him to be a decent prospect. The other part of this...
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    Best to concentrate on saving the sport where the...

    Best to concentrate on saving the sport where the TB attributes are necessary, Eventing. You still need a horse that can think for himself in eventing. Let's keep it that way.

    Elles, you should...
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    Well the CO babies are now arriving in Ireland so...

    Well the CO babies are now arriving in Ireland so it to be somewhat alright.

    Terri
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    I've been gone 3 years and the same argument...

    I've been gone 3 years and the same argument exists. Use a TB mare if you want. Put them with the right people and if they're good enough they're good enough.

    Terri
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    A few by him due in Ireland this year from...

    A few by him due in Ireland this year from frozen.

    Terri
  14. Sorry for the mistakes. This forum is brutal from...

    Sorry for the mistakes. This forum is brutal from a phone.

    Terri
  15. I don't post much these days but I have a few...

    I don't post much these days but I have a few things to say. Forget the pulses lingo, what none of you grasped is what the feet were like. Having had t ge yout on a few with "nubs" as feet I can tell...
  16. Like here you mean where our rules are to FEI...

    Like here you mean where our rules are to FEI standards. To be fair, I'm actually not anti bute. As in used responsibly. I am sick of Dex being used just because. The amount of horses with "hives" is...
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    I get where Cartier is coming from. Because on...

    I get where Cartier is coming from. Because on this very board over the years people have said they want to breed for the 2.6-3 ft Ammie market. You can't possibly set the bar lower in terms of...
  18. I like honesty in SO's. I try and drive around...

    I like honesty in SO's. I try and drive around the country and look at loads of stallions. I get that it's much easier where I am. I've pretty much used the same SO for all my warmblood breedings....
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    I definitely wouldn't do deals with anyone....

    I definitely wouldn't do deals with anyone. Either I pay for training or sell. Those are the only two reasonable options.

    Siegi makes good points. As usual.

    Marydell, only comment I'm going...
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    To Tamara I can't PM you back as you have too...

    To Tamara

    I can't PM you back as you have too many messages, but yes work away!

    Sporthorse, yup lots of options over here. And I fit that in galloping horses too. I should also mention I never...
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    Alluding to an American bred horse that spent at...

    Alluding to an American bred horse that spent at least a year going through the European system is a bit ironic don't you think?

    And that's where the system is broken. It's not a question of the...
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    I'm just going to chime in here with the whole...

    I'm just going to chime in here with the whole studbook thing. I didn't read the article but will. You keep alluding to Euro studbooks and the high standards. Yes, books like Holstein are the best....
  23. Stung by a bee, not stung by a bee. I think my...

    Stung by a bee, not stung by a bee. I think my absolute favorite part is that grooms are now down as "trainers". And the reason is because my lawyer said so.

    So just WTF does a trainer train? As...
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    I galloped more than a few AP Indy's. Not one a...

    I galloped more than a few AP Indy's. Not one a rig. All had 2. Not saying there weren't any, just that it couldn't have been too heritable. I know it's supposed to be. But I didn't see that. And I...
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    Good thing they never gelded AP Indy and used him...

    Good thing they never gelded AP Indy and used him as a riding horse. Pretty darn successful stallion and also a rig.

    Terri
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