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Need Thoroughbred Quotes~(crossposted)

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  • Need Thoroughbred Quotes~(crossposted)

    Hi Gang- looking for some quotes from well known horsemen about thoroughbreds for a project we are working on- we have several from George Morris, Bertalan deNemethy, and Rodney Jenkins but I know there are more out there-

    Thanks in advance!
    Bev
    Be a part of the solution~ Adopt a thoroughbred!
    MidAtlanticHorseRescue.org

  • #2
    Lol, this is so not what I thought this thread was going to be about!

    I was thinking funny sayings only a TB owner would know like, 'treat me like a thoroughbred and I'll never be a nag'

    Sorry Bev, no help here

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      #3
      C'mon people, I know there are some great ones out there!

      I like your suggestion but it wont work for what we are doing LOL!
      Be a part of the solution~ Adopt a thoroughbred!
      MidAtlanticHorseRescue.org

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      • #4
        I'll bet Denny Emerson has a ton. Can you contact him? He's on Facebook a lot. Maybe you can msg. him through that.
        "Everyone will start to cheer, when you put on your sailin shoes"-Lowell George

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        • #5
          Maybe not quite what you're after, but from Jane Smiley's Horse Heaven:
          "They are exuberant. They are sensitive. They are opinionated. They have, in general, too much of every lively quality rather than too little." To me, that about sums up the OTTB who taught me the riding ropes.

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          • #6
            not famous quotes but my trainer loves a ottb. A few things I have heard her say...

            "You had me at Off the Track Thoroughbred."

            "All TB's have at least one screw loose."
            The Love for a Horse is just as Complicated as the Love for another Human being, If you have never Loved a Horse you will Never Understand!!!

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            • #7
              I assume you mean people that work with Sport TBs not racing types, owners, trainers, riders?

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                #8
                Originally posted by gumtree View Post
                I assume you mean people that work with Sport TBs not racing types, owners, trainers, riders?
                Yes, OTTBs now sport horses-we want to continue the wave of pro TB sentiment in the sport horse world....
                Be a part of the solution~ Adopt a thoroughbred!
                MidAtlanticHorseRescue.org

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                • #9
                  First time time posting here, genetics question.

                  What would be the the theoretical result of two thoroughbreds one with Native Dancer 4 gens back,(stud) and one with Secretariat 4 gens back, (dam) being crossed with only Bold Ruler as the bloodline that both have in common? Please give me some input. Thank you!

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by Missy1979 View Post
                    What would be the the theoretical result of two thoroughbreds one with Native Dancer 4 gens back,(stud) and one with Secretariat 4 gens back, (dam) being crossed with only Bold Ruler as the bloodline that both have in common? Please give me some input. Thank you!
                    Welcome to the forum. You should start a new thread to get a response.

                    As for quotes:

                    I am still under the impression that there is nothing alive quite so beautiful as a thoroughbred horse.
                    John Galsworthy

                    The blood runs hot in the Thoroughbred and the courage runs deep.
                    In the best of them, pride is limitless. This is their heritage and
                    they carry it like a banner. What they have, they use.
                    C.W. Anderson

                    When you call upon a Thoroughbred, he gives you all the speed, strength of heart and sinew in him. When you call on a jackass, he kicks.
                    Patricia Neal
                    Nothing with horses is ever easy or cheap. And if it is, you're doing it wrong. They always rip out part of your soul when they leave. I guess that's how they find us later.

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by twelvegates View Post
                      Welcome to the forum. You should start a new thread to get a response.

                      As for quotes:

                      I am still under the impression that there is nothing alive quite so beautiful as a thoroughbred horse.
                      John Galsworthy

                      The blood runs hot in the Thoroughbred and the courage runs deep.
                      In the best of them, pride is limitless. This is their heritage and
                      they carry it like a banner. What they have, they use.
                      C.W. Anderson

                      When you call upon a Thoroughbred, he gives you all the speed, strength of heart and sinew in him. When you call on a jackass, he kicks.
                      Patricia Neal
                      Love these

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