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    Default Can anyone recommend a stallion?

    I am wondering if anyone has some suggestions for my newest moose? She is just lovely and I think she will make beautiful babies. I am open to any suggestions...
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    Oh, and please include pictures....



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    Well you definately want a sire that loves timbits so that he can pass that temperment along to the babies



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    Yes, we would never want to lose that. Responsible breeding is about so much more than just confirmation.



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    Is Bullwinkle still doing live cover or is he just available via frozen semen? I realize he is a US bred moose, but he is so well known and will appeal to the US market if you are looking for a resale.
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    but, why would you breed that moose? She is swaybacked! and one ear is larger than the other


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    This guy would be perfect for your girl...just look at that topline and shoulder!! And those antlers!

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    I don't know if you would consider breeding to get a moose/draft cross - we have several and the cross is producing amazing results.

    We have a wonderful warmblood/draft cross stallion that would create a wonderful cross with your girl.

    here is a link to some pics of our moose/draft crosses

    The talent is amazing - and they don't even need bridles - so you can save on tack - no bits or bridles necessary.

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    Prodomus - how is your new training programme where you are desentizing the meese using llamas? Are you making progress?



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    Actually yes - thanks for asking - took my dressage meese out on a hack on the weekend and we ended up going into a field where the llama was loose - my meese cross decided to chase the llama and then they had a showdown.

    It was very exciting and I never fell out of the saddle once through the whole thing - by the way - my meese cross won. That llama is now staying on his side of the fence - we think



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    What a wonderful story!! And I'm certain that your dressage moose will be unflappable having taken on a llama - but what if a llama turns up when you are actually riding a test at a show? Will you be able to hold him?



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    Quote Originally Posted by prodomus View Post
    I don't know if you would consider breeding to get a moose/draft cross - we have several and the cross is producing amazing results.

    We have a wonderful warmblood/draft cross stallion that would create a wonderful cross with your girl.
    If you want something lighter for your gal, consider crossing with a caribou (the critter on our quarter for anyone not familiar with this noble beast) rather than a moose.

    Especially if you are considering the US market, don't rule out Popeye Karibou. He throws hunter Caribou crosses that are beeeooouuttiffullll.



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    If you are wanting to race her then you could cross her with Summer Caribou, I hear his son just won the Queen's Plate.

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    If you crossed with a beaver, you would get sleeker coats and they would not have an issue with crossing those cracks in the polar ice caps.
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    You might want to consider breeding for color! A zebra/moose cross would then give you a Zoose! Colorful and a strong personality!
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    OP, I'm sure she's a lovely pleasure moose. She has a kind eye and looks like a comfortable ride, but she's certainly nothing special. Save the potential stresses and medical risks and purchase a weanling if you'd like a baby to bring along.

    That said, if you insist on going through with this, please use a sire with commercial appeal and accomplishments of his own to ensure that the resulting foal will have a better shot at life should you need to sell at some point.

    I'm sure that no on here will argue with me when I say that Great Northern Moz is the most accomplished sire available in NA. He reliably passes his excellent conformation and his widespread success in multiple disciplines makes him very appealing. He's capable of the refined movement required for upper level dressage, and the brute strength required for the draft work he was bred for. He's worth every loonie.

    http://www.joe-ks.com/archives_mar2007/LoggingMoose.jpg

    Shame that they couldn't have given him a clip and bath before the publicity shots.



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    You need to add some color to the mix, try this guy!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rubyfree View Post
    OP, I'm sure she's a lovely pleasure moose. She has a kind eye and looks like a comfortable ride, but she's certainly nothing special. Save the potential stresses and medical risks and purchase a weanling if you'd like a baby to bring along.

    That said, if you insist on going through with this, please use a sire with commercial appeal and accomplishments of his own to ensure that the resulting foal will have a better shot at life should you need to sell at some point.

    I'm sure that no on here will argue with me when I say that Great Northern Moz is the most accomplished sire available in NA. He reliably passes his excellent conformation and his widespread success in multiple disciplines makes him very appealing. He's capable of the refined movement required for upper level dressage, and the brute strength required for the draft work he was bred for. He's worth every loonie.

    http://www.joe-ks.com/archives_mar2007/LoggingMoose.jpg

    Shame that they couldn't have given him a clip and bath before the publicity shots.
    OMG!!! My husband is complaining I'm too loud, I'm laughing so hard.

    OP, don't breed to that moose. He obviously has HYPP. I bet Rubyfree owns him or something. Alert the mods--advertising!
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