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  • #21
    I was referring to us original Tradewind's


    • #22
      I think if you look at the join dates, your theory would be incorrect.


      • #23
        And back to the mare--

        I quite like her and my first reaction was NICE FEET!

        I hope you get the cross you are dreaming of.
        Proud scar wearing member of the Bold, Banned and Bitchen clique


        • #24
          Originally posted by tradewind View Post
          I think if you look at the join dates, your theory would be incorrect.
          There are 3 of us? Oh dear
          My apologies to the original tradewind. A little late now, though...


          • #25
            I accept you're apologies, thank you.


            • #26
              Originally posted by KyrieNZ View Post
              Thanks for all the comments, muchly appreciated.

              I pick her up this weekend

              I do like Irish/Irish crosses but think that cross would result in something too big and too solid for what I want. I'm 5'4" - I prefer 16hh ish.

              I am hoping to put her to one of the original Andalusian stallions in NZ - Maluso. I have/had two of his already, just had one of them PTS I know I am not going to get a replica of what I have had/currently have, but I do like the TB/Andalusian cross for what I want to do
              We want pictures when the baby is born! Also pics of the stallion please(or should I just google?).


              • #27
                You have some really lovely baroque type Irish Draught stallions available to you'
                BaltyDaniel Breeze http://www.icarusparkstud.com.au/sta...d-imp-ireland/
                is just 16 hands and has some lovely halfbreds.
                The American stallion Braveheart has semen in NZ he is another tidy compact stallion from lines that have produced top level eventers and Braveheart is eventing himself. http://www.deanfieldfarm.com/BRAVEHEART_RID.html
                The ISH Irish Guard is another 16 hand stallion and is bred from Lahinch who is a great multi purpose Irish Draught you cant get much closer breeding to Lahinch. http://horsetalk.co.nz/irishhorse/st...ishguard.shtml
                You really have some excellent small Irish stallions available to you. PatO


                • #28
                  I think it's a bit of a misconception that all Draughts are massive. Quite a few nice smaller types.

                  Marju stood his last year at 25k and he had some very good runners. The mare side of your pedigree has a cross of Grey Sovreign which is nice breeding to have for sporthorses.

                  I think you'll get a lovely baby.

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                  • #29
                    I think Maluso will give you a nice foal from this mare. A real little chubby baroque looking thing with a fabulous topline.

                    Best of luck! And yes, we want photos of the foal!


                    • Original Poster

                      This is my current Andalusian / TB mare - by Maluso, and she looks very very similar to him. I am riding like a complete muppet - gotta love back pain



                      • #31
                        You may need to change your facebook settings, I can't see.


                        • #32
                          OP also check out Judy Wardrope's work: http://www.jwequine.com/


                          • Original Poster

                            Originally posted by Kerole View Post
                            You may need to change your facebook settings, I can't see.
                            Oops, sorry about that! Have changed my settings now



                            • #34
                              Nope, still can't get in...


                              • Original Poster

                                Hope this works - there should be three pics: 2 x TB/andalusian bay on the lunge and ridden, and my new pony...



                                • #36
                                  Cool! Lovely andy cross.

                                  Best of luck with making the next one too!


                                  • #37
                                    She's beautiful! Was her dam the same type as your new

                                    I can see why you would like to use the stallion again.


                                    • #38
                                      Originally posted by grayarabpony View Post
                                      OP also check out Judy Wardrope's work: http://www.jwequine.com/
                                      Very interesting . Thanks for the link!


                                      • Original Poster

                                        I have done a LOT of thinking and stallion research. As much as I love Maluso I feel he isn't right for my girl (Molly). I've found a stallion (not Iberian, but Dutch) that I think will compliment her beautifully. I have met him and his progeny and am in LOVE http://www.dutchhorsesunlimited.com/.../_APPLETON.PHP


                                        • #40
                                          He has a nice look Thnks for the update I love when old thread get an update. I expect to see foal pics in '14
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