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  • Hickstead question

    I am not sure if this was mentioned in the pages of the main thread but I was wondering, I know it said on EL's website awhile back that Hickstead was available for breeding. Does anyone know if there any little Hicksteads running around anywhere? I have been heartbroken all day over this and realized I hadn't really seen anything about any offspring so I figured I'd ask.
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  • #2
    There are a few of them. Not too many though, so sad.
    Impossible is nothing.

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    • #3
      Looking [even more] forward to the 2012 HicksteadxSapphire foal!!!
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      • #4
        Yes, there are a few babies out there.

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        • #5
          Those are going to be some valuable babies. So sad to hear. I feel aweful for Eric. Seriously what goes through your mind when that happens as youre on your horses back? Aweful

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          • #6
            Originally posted by Brydelle Farm View Post
            Looking [even more] forward to the 2012 HicksteadxSapphire foal!!!
            Did anyone ever confirm that this wasn't just a rumor? I know it floated around for a while, but there isn't anything about it online anywhere except the rumor mill.

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            • #7
              IF you go over to the Sport Horse Breeding forum on COTH, there is a topic that talks about confirmed breedings to Hickstead.
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              • #8
                I don't believe the breeding ever worked out.

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                • #9
                  Rel6, PM sent
                  www.brydellefarm.com ....developing riders, NOT passengers!
                  Member of LNHorsemanshipT & Proud of It Clique
                  "What gets me up every morning is realizing how much more there is still to learn." -GHM

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                  • #10
                    Yup & Eric owns at least one

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                    • #11
                      I know there are 2 offspring in langley b.c.
                      mm

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                      • #12
                        I know there was a thoroughbred x hickstead baby for sale here in Ontario last year.

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                          #13
                          Well that's good news. I was hoping they had started to breed a bit while he was actively competing. I am anxious, now even more so, to see how his offspring perform.
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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by alto View Post
                            Yup & Eric owns at least one
                            Yup - Fort Knox

                            Count me in as another who is anxious to see how Hickstead's get perform. I would have loved to have bred to him myself.
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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by naturalequus View Post
                              Yup - Fort Knox

                              Count me in as another who is anxious to see how Hickstead's get perform. I would have loved to have bred to him myself.

                              They probably have frozen semen still. His stud fee was pretty costly before so I'm sure a dose will be very expensive.

                              Such a sad loss.
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                              • #16
                                Originally posted by Brydelle Farm View Post
                                Looking [even more] forward to the 2012 HicksteadxSapphire foal!!!
                                She didn't catch and they ended up breeding her to Capone. Not 100% sure if she is in fact pregnant though.
                                Last edited by KaChing; Nov. 7, 2011, 10:43 AM. Reason: spelling

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                                • #17
                                  to Capone? the Capone I am thinking of... ???? is he showing again?

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                                  • #18
                                    Originally posted by FalseImpression View Post
                                    to Capone? the Capone I am thinking of... ???? is he showing again?
                                    Yeah he's been showing for a while now.

                                    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O-odypIRn2E

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                                    • #19
                                      Originally posted by bornfreenowexpensive View Post
                                      They probably have frozen semen still. His stud fee was pretty costly before so I'm sure a dose will be very expensive.

                                      Such a sad loss.
                                      According to this article, there's no frozen left in "North America". This is mobile version but hopefully it will work: http://m.theglobeandmail.com/sports/...service=mobile

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                                      • #20
                                        There are still some folks that have frozen for sale.. several have mentioned it on the Breeding forum..
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