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  1. Funny in my lesson today we were working on...

    Funny in my lesson today we were working on pirouette canter and canter half passes. These exercises are hard for my mare to do while at the same time staying up in the shoulders so we take frequent...
  2. I have owned three horse properties in my life. ...

    I have owned three horse properties in my life. The first was 20 acres in the middle of no where, the next was 2 acres in a very horse friendly town and my current one is 12 acres in a nice rural...
  3. I still stand by that finding a farm sitter in...

    I still stand by that finding a farm sitter in exchange for free rent could work...you just need to find a very responsible person. I have three vet techs in my practice that would jump at an...
  4. I too have a Rotspon mare, but with a very...

    I too have a Rotspon mare, but with a very different dam line. Has your mare been inspected? What did the judges feel about her conformation? Gaits?

    It appears you are breeding for a dressage...
  5. Thread: Fiorano

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    Lovely mares! What is their height? What is...

    Lovely mares! What is their height? What is their temperament like?
  6. I didn't have the exact same want list but I too...

    I didn't have the exact same want list but I too wanted Donnerhall blood so the offspring would have it on both sire and dam side (my mare is Davignon), I wanted a sire with a super strong dam line,...
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    Non-clotting blood via abdominocentesis with a...

    Non-clotting blood via abdominocentesis with a visible abdominal mass is a terminal illness and IMHO a clear sign that euthanasia is the right choice. Those are the "easy" euthanasias. When I say...
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    When turning corners ALWAYS be looking in your...

    When turning corners ALWAYS be looking in your side view mirrors or you will be driving over a lot of curbs, lawns, etc and potentially hitting a lot of signs, gas pumps, etc. Just because your...
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    I'll play: 1) Get my Silver Medal in the next...

    I'll play:

    1) Get my Silver Medal in the next two years on my mare
    2) Show a horse I bred in the FEI YH classes (and do well)
    3) Breed a colt that is deemed stallion quality (and then either...
  10. I hear ya! I have a stray Tom Cat that I have...

    I hear ya! I have a stray Tom Cat that I have been trying to trap for two years now. I just want to catch him, test him, vaccinate and neuter him. He can live here as long as he wants as long as...
  11. Thread: Fiorano

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    Fiorano

    The first time I saw this stallion I was surprised at how short and stocky he was based on his pedigree. Even still he is quite nicely put together and nice mover.

    I just saw this stallion son...
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    I am sorry for your loss. I just want to clarify...

    I am sorry for your loss. I just want to clarify for folks that may have to deal with a similar situation...if a splenic tumor ruptures they bleed into their abdominal space, not the stomach or GI...
  13. I see your point, but don't see it as one sided...

    I see your point, but don't see it as one sided as that. Getting the ride on a top horse can propel someone from struggling dressage rider to super star. Even if they lose the ride on that horse...
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    I really like the blood lines of Dannebrog and...

    I really like the blood lines of Dannebrog and have kept my eye on him. I have seen quite a few mares in Germany by him at the mare shows. Many were quite heavy bodied and flatter hunter type...
  15. Can you rent out your farm in one of two ways: ...

    Can you rent out your farm in one of two ways:

    1) just find someone to live there rent free in exchange for taking care of the animals? Then if you want to do a traditional broodmare lease too...
  16. I agree, mostly. However, as a breeder I feel...

    I agree, mostly. However, as a breeder I feel like I am allowed to discuss the accomplishments of any horse I bred. Photos should only be published with approval, but I should be allowed to post on...
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    Freestyle Question

    I am trying to put together a Third Level Freestyle. The music I picked for the walk and canter is the same song with variation within the song. However, if I was to use the song with the least...
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    Spinoff from posting FB pics

    As a breeder if I see one of the horses I bred achieve a goal: say good scores at a show, inspection, HOY awards, etc I will post that on my FB page and website. I have not asked owners if I could...
  19. I do not see where the lack of professionalism...

    I do not see where the lack of professionalism is?? The original agreement contract came up for renewal. Both parties had different ideas of what they wanted in the contract and could not come to...
  20. I saw that too. If that is true it sort of is...

    I saw that too. If that is true it sort of is the structure of Helen "leasing" Damon Hill. I know that is commonly done with young riders...leasing a horse/pony for year or so of competition. Is...
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    Is there a list that shows which competition...

    Is there a list that shows which competition horse(s) are responsible for each stallions ranking? it would be interesting to look at three generations of these top competition horses and see what...
  22. Regarding Deveraux....his dam line is about as...

    Regarding Deveraux....his dam line is about as strong is it gets too. Wonderful stallion, great type, great blood lines. I have considered him as well after seeing him. Would love to hear if you...
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    I have these and they really do help as I too...

    I have these and they really do help as I too would get knee pain with the traditional stirrups:

    http://mdcstirrups.com/comfort.html

    Having said that when I go trail riding i use these and they...
  24. I too am not a FB user for personal stuff and...

    I too am not a FB user for personal stuff and understand the desire to be private. However, I do use FB often for my small animal hospital and we always post cute pictures of folks pets. Most of...
  25. I think it also really depends on where you are. ...

    I think it also really depends on where you are. If you are in Wellington, Southern Pines or other horse centric neighborhoods then all those things have direct value improvements. If you live in...
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