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  • Looking for information on Secretary of State

    He is my little mare's dam's sire. I understand he was a dressage horse in his day. Anyone know much about him?
    Shoulders back, hands down, leg ON!

    https://clshrs3.wixsite.com/website

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    Any relation to this guy?

    http://www.equiery.com/pdffiles/FirstSecretary.pdf
    Groom to trainer: "Where's the glamour? You promised me glamour!"

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      If my memory serves me correctly, he was a chestnut FEI horse ridden by Julie Julian from the midwest. I saw him at Dressage at Devon one year. It was a long time ago, so I am pretty fuzzy on details. Can't remember if he competed at GP or small tour.

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        Used to ride a son of his in Michigan, very dressagey, extremely easy going lots of suspension for a little guy ( 15.3 ),
        bad decisions make good stories

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        • #5
          Didn't he stand in N or S Carolina with a Trakehner stallion at a farm that bred and showed dressage horses? I don't remember him showing. I brokered a filly by him from a trainer friend of mine in Florida to a new home. He was very attractive -- much like his sire in conformation and color and seemed kind.
          PennyG

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            #6
            thanks

            I was fairly certain it made it to the upper levels...which gives me great hope for the new mare...should she come sound :-(
            She seems to be naturally wanting to be in the bridle and nicely forward and it appears that she'll be extremely agreeable.
            Shoulders back, hands down, leg ON!

            https://clshrs3.wixsite.com/website

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            • #7
              I think that Laura and Robert Hall used to stand him at stud in Aiken, SC. He was a big beautiful moving chestnut son of Secretariat. They are at Ashbrook Equestrian Center now. The phone # there is 803-649-0505. I'm sure Laura would be happy to talk to you about him.

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                http://www.pedigreequery.com/secretary+of+state
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