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    I'm so proud of Roc and all his offspring. They...

    I'm so proud of Roc and all his offspring. They rise to every occasion and are a joy to work with.

    As my sister says after riding Rinka most weeks - If she had had a Roc to start with, she would...
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    Split Rail Inspection

    We had our Inspection yesterday and what a day it was. My girl Rinka took part in the Mare Performance Test and was awesome. After everything was done and we were chatting with Christian and Lisa...
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    Having known the OnTyte team for a long time and...

    Having known the OnTyte team for a long time and been around during development I do believe if people give them a chance they will find they perform as represented. I HAVE seen people fall using...
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    Way to go Team Roc. I really enjoy checking the...

    Way to go Team Roc. I really enjoy checking the results from the sunny south and so consistently see Roc's kids in the ribbons. Keep up the good work Nancy, Nick and the rest of the crew.
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    A friend of mine, who does the AA's just got a...

    A friend of mine, who does the AA's just got a pair of these , http://www.ontyte.com/ and loves them. She says she has never felt so secure and loves the fact she always knows that her stirrups...
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    This could be my mare. She is a spitfire under...

    This could be my mare. She is a spitfire under saddle and the sweetest thing on earth around the barn. I bred her to Roc USA and couldn't be happier.

    Her daughter is a joy to work with both on the...
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    There is a dental vaccine that does seem to help...

    There is a dental vaccine that does seem to help the smaller breeds of dogs. I believe it is called Polymorphus(?) vaccine. I work for a small animal vet and we have been recommending it on lots of...
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    I understand that Roc's kids are shaking things...

    I understand that Roc's kids are shaking things up in Kentucky. Lots of GREAT placings and really getting noticed. Can anyone share a more detailed update? Congrats to Nancy and Roc.
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    We had our Oldenburg Inspection today and I have...

    We had our Oldenburg Inspection today and I have to brag.

    My Roc filly Rinka was the High Score Mare with a 106. It was a great inspection lots of quality horses presented. There were foals...
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    I know Natalie has been going crazy at work ( her...

    I know Natalie has been going crazy at work ( her real job, you know) and has started secretaring(?) shows. I shopuld see her tonight or tomorrow , I'll make sure she get ahold of you.
  11. ROC USA is an American bred. He was bred by Lynn...

    ROC USA is an American bred. He was bred by Lynn Wollmer in Saukville, Wi.
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    We had a Roc grandson join our herd of Roc's last...

    We had a Roc grandson join our herd of Roc's last night. He is out of a Roc daughter (Midwest Champion Oldenberg last year) by Parabol. Mom was a maiden and really kept us guessing but, came thru a...
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    Sam - He's adorable! Give both of them a big hug...

    Sam - He's adorable! Give both of them a big hug for me, especially Ace. Do get lots of pictures of him now because in a couple of weeks you won't believe he was ever this small. Don't forget to post...
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    Samotis- I advise you to settle in and be...

    Samotis- I advise you to settle in and be prepared to wait. Most of our Roc's have cooked a little longer. Seems like it was about 4 to 10 days with ours. Our maiden is still living outside except...
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    Samotis - Don't worry too much about a name,...

    Samotis - Don't worry too much about a name, we've always had lists of them and the foals always seem to tell us their name. Rinka was supposed to be Roc My World, but 2 days before she was born I...
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    Equino - From your description of yourself and...

    Equino - From your description of yourself and what you're looking for I would definitely consider ROC. We've had several of his "kids" on our farm and they thrive on human attention. Our's have all...
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    Hey Giddy-up- Thanks for the complement. Rinka...

    Hey Giddy-up- Thanks for the complement. Rinka really seems to like this showing thing. She was at Ledges last week and won her class. She'll be there again tomorrow after warming up with her first...
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    My Roc USA daughter Rinka made her show debut...

    My Roc USA daughter Rinka made her show debut last week at Ledges and was reserve best young horse. I was thrilled with that because we had decided to take her the night before. She was great! She...
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    Rinka is not quite solid colored. She has socks...

    Rinka is not quite solid colored. She has socks behind (hidden by the mud) and a funny off centered snip. Her mother doesn't have alot more color than she does. Three little white socks and a small...
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    Well we finally got a good picture of Rinka. She...

    Well we finally got a good picture of Rinka. She doesn't like opsing so here's a shot of her practicing her pirouettesin the field.
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    As to temperment I have to add that it can't be...

    As to temperment I have to add that it can't be beat. We had a 2 day clinic at our barn this weekend. One of the participants could not fill their spots (shoe off due to mud) so we grabbed my 3yo Roc...
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