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  • Saddlebred Breeders - Southeast

    I would love COTH help identifying reputable ASB breeders in the southeast (emphasis on SC, NC, GA, and KY). I'm toying with the idea of a young one and would like to speak with breeders who may have young saddle stock better suited for a sporthorse career.

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    I wonder if contacting ASHA in Lexington would help in case they have a membership list for breeders. When I used to belong they put out an annual booklet listing all members by state.
    "There is no fundamental difference between man and animals in their ability to feel pleasure and pain, happiness, and misery." - Charles Darwin

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    • #3
      I've had Captive Horizon Saddlebreds in Danville, KY recommended to me as a good breeder for the sport buyer to work with.

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      • #4
        Here's a couple breeders for saddleseat in Ky. and one in Tn. and also a way to contact ASHA.
        https://www.asha.net/askasha
        "There is no fundamental difference between man and animals in their ability to feel pleasure and pain, happiness, and misery." - Charles Darwin

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        • #5
          I have been out of that world for a really long time but someone I know has a mare that came from this farm who is a lovely sport horse type. Sired by their stud Bob Bobaloo. https://www.allrosesfarm.com/ They’re located in Versailles, KY
          https://thedarkhorsediaries.com/

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          • #6
            Loads of people....
            Melissa Moore
            Kurt Tunstall
            Callaway Hills always has gorgeous babies fairly priced
            Suzy Shiftlet
            Matt Shiftlet
            Alida Snyman was getting out the breeding business

            Alex Gravett has a beautiful 3 year old for sale for eventing/dressage.

            Plenty more but thats off the top of my head.
            "Anyone who tries to make brownies without butter should be arrested." Ina Garten

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            • #7
              Originally posted by GraceLikeRain View Post
              I would love COTH help identifying reputable ASB breeders in the southeast (emphasis on SC, NC, GA, and KY). I'm toying with the idea of a young one and would like to speak with breeders who may have young saddle stock better suited for a sporthorse career.
              Track down Patricia Borders

              https://www.chronofhorse.com/article...the-fei-levels

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              • #8
                There are a bunch of nice young saddlebreds for sale right now. Join some of the Facebook groups.
                Saddlebred Hunters and Western Horses
                saddlebreds under 10000
                saddlebreds under 5,000
                https://www.facebook.com/groups/2438...604230171&vh=i

                or some of the Saddlebred sport horse groups
                American saddlebred Xs for dressage
                American Saddlebred and half-ASB sport horses

                Etc.

                This guy just placed third in a field of warmbloods at Devon in the four-year-old material class. He is in Aiken South Carolina.
                https://m.facebook.com/story.php?sto...98657874078742

                I don't know if this mare is for sale but she's gorgeous
                https://www.facebook.com/groups/243883469365677/permalink/769770236776995/
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                Wiiliam
                "A good horse is worth more than riches."
                - Spanish Proverb

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                • #9
                  This 16.2, coming 3 yr old was just posted on some of the Saddlebred sporthorse facebook sites. Located in Staunton, Virginia, willing, athletic, laid-back personality, well-handled, well-bred, reasonably priced.
                  Not mine, p.m. me for his contact info.

                  https://youtu.be/vePW25psR84
                  Wiiliam
                  "A good horse is worth more than riches."
                  - Spanish Proverb

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                  • #10
                    When I was shopping for an ASB sporthorse some 20 yrs. ago, I looked mainly for stock from 5 gaited pedigrees. I wanted the old style horse with more bone and a meatier more muscular body. Also the gaited lines generally had a more laid back shoulder angle along with the strong hind end.
                    So many of today's SBs are smaller, finer boned and not as muscular overall. Very different horse than the old style.
                    And don't overlook 1/2 saddlebreds. I searched for a ASB/WB cross but there were few bred then. They're more
                    popular now.
                    "There is no fundamental difference between man and animals in their ability to feel pleasure and pain, happiness, and misery." - Charles Darwin

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                    • #11
                      Feel free to hit me up if you would consider a custom foal. I have a stunning, typey Saddlebred filly that i'm training right now, planning to breed her in 2020 or 2021. I have a breeding to Finest (Furstenball x Wie Weltmeyer) already bought, but could be persuaded to breed her to something else of comparable quality if someone was interested. ;-)
                      https://i496.photobucket.com/albums/...psbze32csf.jpg
                      https://i496.photobucket.com/albums/...psepvwvdky.jpg
                      www.jlsporthorsesales.net

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                        Originally posted by ASBJumper View Post
                        Feel free to hit me up if you would consider a custom foal. I have a stunning, typey Saddlebred filly that i'm training right now, planning to breed her in 2020 or 2021. I have a breeding to Finest (Furstenball x Wie Weltmeyer) already bought, but could be persuaded to breed her to something else of comparable quality if someone was interested. ;-)
                        https://i496.photobucket.com/albums/...psbze32csf.jpg
                        https://i496.photobucket.com/albums/...psepvwvdky.jpg
                        Where is a sobbing emoticon when you need one. Ugh. She is so lovely and a ASB/WB is my dream combo. If my situation is such that two are feasible, I'll be banging down your door.

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                        • #13
                          There are so many in those Facebook groups that I wish I had an unlimited budget!!

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