A friend just let me know...then I saw this here.
A a wonderful tobiano stallion! A great loss to us colored breeders.
Many hugs Liz...
May he gallop free and happy over the Rainbow Bridge. He will be part of the Rainbow himself!!
Many condolences to Liz, who also lost her mother not too long ago.
As for the number of Art Deco offspring - there are several hundred of them listed with USEF, and Lord only knows how many never got recorded with USEF at all. I wonder if he has more offspring recorded with USEF than any other warmblood stallion. Anyone know?
My heartfelt condolences to Liz and Godspeed to Art Deco who had a most wonderful life and will live on through his glorious get. I showed right next to him at the ABIG USDF Reg. 1 Championships one year, and we shared the same QuikSilver! He was truly special and will be missed.
I have always loved Art Deco from afar, he was just so handsome and a proven performance horse, too. I have a daughter of his who always produced my best foals, and I now own her son, so the line continues in my barn. They are smart, flashy, great movers, and good workers...RIP beautiful boy!
OH -I am so sad - I was just thinking about him as I walked my 24 yo Art Deco son Himalaya out to the field, the other day. We bred 3 different mares to Art Deco - all were solids and had 5 pintos from those breedings and no solids.
Himalaya has been a wonderful standout - everyone who knows him or has worked on him (farriers, Vets) always agree when I say - this horse has NEVER done anything wrong!
Art Deco will be missed - Liz I know this was hard for you. xoxo
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