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  1. Thread: Luhmuehlen 2015

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    Quote: I wonder how much of it is up to his...

    Quote: I wonder how much of it is up to his syndicates/sponsors?

    The Jung family owns the majority in these horses, and/or is sole owner. No outside pressure to blame.
  2. Thread: Luhmuehlen 2015

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    Not sure if 3 horses qualify as "a good number",...

    Not sure if 3 horses qualify as "a good number", but Jung took some heat for the decision to run his horses again so soon (buschbeobachter.de for example). It's anybody's guess what the plan is...
  3. Are you bringing your own horse and need a place...

    Are you bringing your own horse and need a place to board, or do you need a place where you can get horse & lessons?
    My parents live in the area, my dad teaches in a barn that is 10min down the road...
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    Since we're off topic on cardio now - I spend a...

    Since we're off topic on cardio now - I spend a good deal of my awake life working with a protein family called ankyrins (specifically in the context of neurological disorders).
    One member of this...
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    Off topic and to KLCarp - where Southwestish in...

    Off topic and to KLCarp - where Southwestish in Germany?
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    Why would you not climb hills?? That is the best...

    Why would you not climb hills?? That is the best (and most leg-saving) way to strengthen your horse. And uneven ground helps your horse to be way more sure-footed. I yet have to find a horse that got...
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    Quote: So you toss a preggo mare into a pasture...

    Quote:
    So you toss a preggo mare into a pasture for 100 euro a month (if that). Then with baby, your still talking about the same price (many don't charge extra for the babies).

    Before this...
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    No, he placed 2nd. he also won a 1.45m CSI class...

    No, he placed 2nd.
    he also won a 1.45m CSI class at the same event and rode down centerline of a PSG and Inter I, respectively. On different horses :-)
    ...
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    Just what we had been discussing ... ...

    Just what we had been discussing ...

    http://eventingnation.com/home/5-things-you-need-to-know-about-meadowbrooks-scarlett/
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    Quote by vineyridge: >In fact, in Germany a TB...

    Quote by vineyridge:
    >In fact, in Germany a TB cannot be licensed to breed (government standard, I believe) for sport unless it has achieved a certain minimum lifetime racing handicap (GAG).<
    ...
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    Just wanted to add - somebody previously (sorry...

    Just wanted to add - somebody previously (sorry can't find post quickly) made the comment about a different approach to getting young riders as in up-and-coming talent, prepared for the upper levels....
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    Actually those with a "string" of top horses are...

    Actually those with a "string" of top horses are far and few between. Ingrid, Michael, and then ?? Most have one top horse, with one coming up the ranks. Then a bunch of youngsters. Sandra, Dirk,...
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    Agree with vineyridge on her TB argument - the...

    Agree with vineyridge on her TB argument - the horse has not changed very much, the high English or AA% blood still rules this sport. The format was not changed to sell warmbloods, sorry to all the...
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    An Ingrid-trained horse doesn't help if you can't...

    An Ingrid-trained horse doesn't help if you can't keep up that level of expert training. Darren could. That is why Windfall was so consistent for his entire career under two rather different riding...
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    I'll second Hirtentanz, and will add Songline,...

    I'll second Hirtentanz, and will add Songline, Halimey and pretty much anything Enrico Caruso of which there is a good load in North America. Very good moving offspring on these guys, solid minds,...
  16. I always liked him - he reminded me most of his...

    I always liked him - he reminded me most of his sire, although his strong trait was certainly more in the dressage ring, not the multip-purpose format that Sixtus can produce. Lafayette was sold to...
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    Nah Sticky, don't worry, I got what you were...

    Nah Sticky, don't worry, I got what you were saying and agree, just used that intro phrase to get the story started. All is good :-)
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    Rusticus jumping, off Michael's FB page, the...

    Rusticus jumping, off Michael's FB page, the horse is 4.

    https://www.facebook.com/PollardEventing/videos/vb.196744073724392/1066071176791673/?type=2&theater
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    Duke of Hearts xx is a long shot away from being...

    Duke of Hearts xx is a long shot away from being proven as a 3day sire, and had a book of over 100 mares last year, so in 10years, he better deliver ;-) Ituango xx is at the complete opposite end of...
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    Regarding this: "Quote: Sure, it is absolutely...

    Regarding this:

    "Quote: Sure, it is absolutely possible to rehab a suspensory injury"

    No, it is not. I had to go through the absolute hell that Emily had to face this weekend a long time ago,...
  21. Andreas made it very clear that he made the...

    Andreas made it very clear that he made the decision based on this particular horse's mentality and needs and that he is not questioning import rules per se. He says he knows of plenty of more robust...
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    >>Hirtentanz himself apparently is not competing...

    >>Hirtentanz himself apparently is not competing at 1.6m then, so I have to wonder if he is a top end jumper.<<

    He has never been given the chance, so who knows? Does he have the scope? IMHO yes....
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    Just a fyi because it came up: Hirtentanz's...

    Just a fyi because it came up:

    Hirtentanz's highest show record (FN records) is at S*, which is 1,35m to 1,45m as per FN rules. He has won at that level several times.
    And grayarabpony, he is...
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    Actually .... one did last year re Burghley,...

    Actually .... one did last year re Burghley, Andreas Dibowski. He is VERY outspoken (in German) using his own web page with commentary not just to report on his show season, but to address core...
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    I don't think this is a finished product, and...

    I don't think this is a finished product, and more stallions will be added. Hence some we think are "missing" are probably just in work.
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