• Welcome to the Chronicle Forums.
    Please complete your profile. The forums and the rest of www.chronofhorse.com has single sign-in, so your log in information for one will automatically work for the other. Disclaimer: The opinions expressed here are the views of the individual and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of The Chronicle of the Horse.

Announcement

Collapse

Forum rules and no-advertising policy

As a participant on this forum, it is your responsibility to know and follow our rules. Please read this message in its entirety.

Board Rules

1. You’re responsible for what you say.
As outlined in Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, The Chronicle of the Horse and its affiliates, as well Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd., the developers of vBulletin, are not legally responsible for statements made in the forums.

This is a public forum viewed by a wide spectrum of people, so please be mindful of what you say and who might be reading it—details of personal disputes are likely better handled privately. While posters are legally responsible for their statements, the moderators may in their discretion remove or edit posts that violate these rules. Users have the ability to modify or delete their own messages after posting, but administrators generally will not delete posts, threads or accounts upon request.

Outright inflammatory, vulgar, harassing, malicious or otherwise inappropriate statements and criminal charges unsubstantiated by a reputable news source or legal documentation will not be tolerated and will be dealt with at the discretion of the moderators.

2. Conversations in horse-related forums should be horse-related.
The forums are a wonderful source of information and support for members of the horse community. While it’s understandably tempting to share information or search for input on other topics upon which members might have a similar level of knowledge, members must maintain the focus on horses.

3. Keep conversations productive, on topic and civil.
Discussion and disagreement are inevitable and encouraged; personal insults, diatribes and sniping comments are unproductive and unacceptable. Whether a subject is light-hearted or serious, keep posts focused on the current topic and of general interest to other participants of that thread. Utilize the private message feature or personal email where appropriate to address side topics or personal issues not related to the topic at large.

4. No advertising in the discussion forums.
Posts in the discussion forums directly or indirectly advertising horses, jobs, items or services for sale or wanted will be removed at the discretion of the moderators. Use of the private messaging feature or email addresses obtained through users’ profiles for unsolicited advertising is not permitted.

Company representatives may participate in discussions and answer questions about their products or services, or suggest their products on recent threads if they fulfill the criteria of a query. False "testimonials" provided by company affiliates posing as general consumers are not appropriate, and self-promotion of sales, ad campaigns, etc. through the discussion forums is not allowed.

Paid advertising is available on our classifieds site and through the purchase of banner ads. The tightly monitored Giveaways forum permits free listings of genuinely free horses and items available or wanted (on a limited basis). Items offered for trade are not allowed.

Advertising Policy Specifics
When in doubt of whether something you want to post constitutes advertising, please contact a moderator privately in advance for further clarification. Refer to the following points for general guidelines:

Horses – Only general discussion about the buying, leasing, selling and pricing of horses is permitted. If the post contains, or links to, the type of specific information typically found in a sales or wanted ad, and it’s related to a horse for sale, regardless of who’s selling it, it doesn’t belong in the discussion forums.

Stallions – Board members may ask for suggestions on breeding stallion recommendations. Stallion owners may reply to such queries by suggesting their own stallions, only if their horse fits the specific criteria of the original poster. Excessive promotion of a stallion by its owner or related parties is not permitted and will be addressed at the discretion of the moderators.

Services – Members may use the forums to ask for general recommendations of trainers, barns, shippers, farriers, etc., and other members may answer those requests by suggesting themselves or their company, if their services fulfill the specific criteria of the original post. Members may not solicit other members for business if it is not in response to a direct, genuine query.

Products – While members may ask for general opinions and suggestions on equipment, trailers, trucks, etc., they may not list the specific attributes for which they are in the market, as such posts serve as wanted ads.

Event Announcements – Members may post one notification of an upcoming event that may be of interest to fellow members, if the original poster does not benefit financially from the event. Such threads may not be “bumped” excessively. Premium members may post their own notices in the Event Announcements forum.

Charities/Rescues – Announcements for charitable or fundraising events can only be made for 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations. Special exceptions may be made, at the moderators’ discretion and direction, for board-related events or fundraising activities in extraordinary circumstances.

Occasional posts regarding horses available for adoption through IRS-registered horse rescue or placement programs are permitted in the appropriate forums, but these threads may be limited at the discretion of the moderators. Individuals may not advertise or make announcements for horses in need of rescue, placement or adoption unless the horse is available through a recognized rescue or placement agency or government-run entity or the thread fits the criteria for and is located in the Giveaways forum.

5. Do not post copyrighted photographs unless you have purchased that photo and have permission to do so.

6. Respect other members.
As members are often passionate about their beliefs and intentions can easily be misinterpreted in this type of environment, try to explore or resolve the inevitable disagreements that arise in the course of threads calmly and rationally.

If you see a post that you feel violates the rules of the board, please click the “alert” button (exclamation point inside of a triangle) in the bottom left corner of the post, which will alert ONLY the moderators to the post in question. They will then take whatever action, or no action, as deemed appropriate for the situation at their discretion. Do not air grievances regarding other posters or the moderators in the discussion forums.

Please be advised that adding another user to your “Ignore” list via your User Control Panel can be a useful tactic, which blocks posts and private messages by members whose commentary you’d rather avoid reading.

7. We have the right to reproduce statements made in the forums.
The Chronicle of the Horse may copy, quote, link to or otherwise reproduce posts, or portions of posts, in print or online for advertising or editorial purposes, if attributed to their original authors, and by posting in this forum, you hereby grant to The Chronicle of the Horse a perpetual, non-exclusive license under copyright and other rights, to do so.

8. We reserve the right to enforce and amend the rules.
The moderators may delete, edit, move or close any post or thread at any time, or refrain from doing any of the foregoing, in their discretion, and may suspend or revoke a user’s membership privileges at any time to maintain adherence to the rules and the general spirit of the forum. These rules may be amended at any time to address the current needs of the board.

Please see our full Terms of Service and Privacy Policy for more information.

Thanks for being a part of the COTH forums!

(Revised 1/26/16)
See more
See less

Blue Hors Matine is officially retired as a broodmare

Collapse
X
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Blue Hors Matine is officially retired as a broodmare

    http://ridehesten.com/Heste-nyheder/SeNyhed/?ID=6186

    I don't speak Danish, but I did one of the online translations. Apparently after trying a bunch of different things to get her sound again, all unsuccessful, they have given up. They are now putting her out in a pasture and they plan on breeding her. The article shows a picture of her out in the field where she looks very happy.

    It's such a shame, because she is an amazing horse. I was at Aachen to see her famous freestyle from the WEG in 2006, and she was unbelievable. It was truly magic. I had hoped to see her around for much longer.

  • #2
    Wow--that is so sad, but not unexpected. It was a major heartbreak for me to go all the way to the Las Vegas World Cup, and then to hear she couldn't compete. I hope she enjoys her new job.
    2012 goal: learn to ride like a Barn Rat

    A helmet saved my life.

    Comment


    • #3
      I am sorry to see she wont be competing anymore, but the rule is:

      "Breed your best, ride the rest"

      She certainly deserves the title of best.

      Can't wait to see who they choose to breed her to.

      Comment


      • #4
        Per Google Translator:
        - We have done everything conceivable, and there have been periods where we have believed that we could get the mare back into competition. The last time we treated her in the spring, we decided, that she is not now, then it quit. It is not a worthy hesteliv says Esben Møller.
        Nor are the treatments in the spring gave the required result.
        Enough should be enough, we've had amazing experiences with her, now she out to be horse of the pen, explains Esben Møller. It was with some excitement that we came Matin first hours of the fold, but fortunately it appears that temperament full jump took down in his new life.

        Matin will spend the next six years' time to be a "horse" out of the fold. She must have something light and air, and fed by a filly. By giving her some other conditions, we hope that Matin comes in good cycle and begins to show oestrus in the spring, so she can ifoles.
        We do not wash eggs at Matin for the coming season. She should have allowed themselves to become pregnant and go with a foal. I believe this may be good for her psyche. Injection, and studies related to ægtransplantation a stress load of shops. Matin has been subjected to investigations and syringes enough, now she must be allowed to calm and horse ends Esben Møller.
        Some days the best thing about my job is that the chair spins.

        Comment


        • #5
          I don't find it sad at all. She did her work, and now she gets to go out in a field, she doesn't even have to have embryos harvested. She can have a foal, and I think most mares love having babies.

          Comment


          • #6
            Ok, so if we could chose the stallion, who would it be ?

            Comment


            • #7
              i don't think matine will care, LOL.

              Comment


              • #8
                And it just goes to show that accidents can happen in the best regulated of households.

                Darned soft tissue injuries... harder to heal than broken bones, sometimes.

                Comment


                • #9
                  I think it's great that she'll be having babies - her genes should be passed on. I hope she takes and delivers easily.

                  As for speculation on a daddy, Mardi....I would contemplate Rambo, who is half trak himself and also Danish. He's a bit old and I don't know how his sperm freezes, but a Rambo son might be interesting as well. Go trak blood!!!
                  Proud member of the Colbert Dressage Nation

                  Comment

                  Working...
                  X