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  • WOW! CANTER PA mare


    Daydreamin Daisy

    I'm swooning. That is one hot little number! Somebody go get her NOW!

  • #2
    any thoughts on her pedigree for use as a broodmare? I'm not familiar with TB lines...
    Cornerstone Equestrian
    Home of Amazing (Balou du Rouet/Voltaire) 2005 KWPN Stallion
    RPSI, KWPN reg B, and IHF nominated


    • Original Poster

      Someone will know better than me. Mr Prospector is a biggie. But I don't know any more than that.



      • #4
        She really is a looker! Beautiful mare.


        • #5
          I noticed that recently Canter has had some *really* lovely looking horses. I only look at their ads from time to time but it seems like the horses they have now are even nicer than usual.
          Roseknoll Sporthorses


          • Original Poster

            PA almost always has a few really amazing ones. And they're cheap, too. You hardly ever see one over 3K. CA's got great ones too, (that's where I got Rosie) but they're a little more pricey and it's a smaller selection than PA.

            Don't tell Rosie, but I almost think I'd trade her for this chestnut.


            • #7
              Not For Love in her top line is very popular. I don't see anything in her bottom line that pops out at me, but I'm no expert.

              I spent a few days last week with a Not For Love daughter. She is huge with great conformation and a lovely temperment. She has past this on to her foal.

              The foal is a blanket Appaloosa and won his Hunter Breeding class. The mare was reserve champion broodmare.


              • #8
                I know her sire Duckhorn very well - she's from his first foal crop. We had a filly from his 3rd. She was smart, easy to work with. My husband sees Duckhorn a lot when he works with Xanthus Farm's young stock & always says he'd make a great sporthorse sire.

                If you want to see Duckhorn & some other Duckhorn babies, cruise the Xanthus website.


                I don't know much about the dam's side for sporthorse prospects - her dam's grandsire, Cure The Blues, was a nice stallion who sired several race champions in several countries - his 2nd dam was 3/4 in blood to Secretariat (i.e., by Secretariat's sire & out of Secretariat's dam's half-sister).

                I looked at this mare's ad, too, and thought she could make a nice sporthorse or a sporthorse broodmare prospect.
                Hidden Echo Farm, Carlisle, PA -- home of JC palomino sire Canadian Kid (1990 - 2013) & AQHA sire Lark's Favorite, son of Rugged Lark.


                • #9
                  Too far....
                  No money....
                  Full barn ....
                  I know several teenage girls whose parents can't do the right thing for them ....
                  Don't let anyone tell you that your ideas or dreams are foolish. There is a millionaire walking around who invented the pool noodle.


                  • #10
                    She has legs for days! WOW!


                    • #11
                      She is cute and the woman that has her is known for being very up front about issues, etc.

                      She has had quite a few good ones over the years leave the track for the show ring and tends to have treated them all in a manner that makes it easier to make that transition.


                      • #12
                        Originally posted by KBEquine View Post
                        I know her sire Duckhorn very well - she's from his first foal crop. We had a filly from his 3rd. She was smart, easy to work with. My husband sees Duckhorn a lot when he works with Xanthus Farm's young stock & always says he'd make a great sporthorse sire.
                        Duckhorn hasn't had much opportunity, but I agree that he'd make a nice sporthorse sire.

                        The dam's sire, Dr. Adagio, is a nice hunter sire. I've seen several of his foals and they have almost always been good movers. Olin Armstrong bought one out of the Fasig-Tipton sale a couple years ago for a shocking price for an OTTB. It was a lovely horse.

                        This is a nice mare who appears to have all the parts! I'd snap her up if I had the spare money and time to make it worthwhile.
                        Life would be infinitely better if pinatas suddenly appeared throughout the day.