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  • Han. Breeders need input

    Hi,
    Who would you breed a Warkant/Acapulco mare too? She needs more height, has plenty of movement and "go", looking for more dressage oriented, to keep. Probably not this year, but maybe next. I thought about an "R" line but would like some input.

    Thanks!

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    Hard to say without looking at her, but I bred my Warkant/Absatz line mare (so very similar to yours) to Blue Hors Romanov. She took second try frozen. If you like R-line, he might be worth looking at. Out of all the R-boys I'm most impressed by him and his movement, his bloodlines (fantastic mare line), and his offspring who have been doing quite well.

    Otherwise, breeders have had success with Londonderry and Warkant. Linda at Walnut Farms has a beautiful L/W filly. Or possibly B-line?
    Member OMGiH I loff my mares clique!!!

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    • #3
      Linda also bred a gorgeous Rascalino out of the same Warkant mare. I would not count on Rascalino or Rotspon to add height, though - they throw a variety of sizes.
      Roseknoll Sporthorses
      www.roseknoll.net

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      • #4
        I agree with both posters...though depends what you want for your mare. I like Romanov will give a bit more elegance and legginess than Rascalino and probably more height if the mare is on the shorter side. Hansiska who posts here owns the above mentioned Rascalino cross, perhaps she could post some pics?

        I also agree on Londonderry. There are alot of Londonderry x Warkants around and they are all gorgeous!
        www.svhanoverians.com

        "Simple: Breeding,Training, Riding". Wolfram Wittig.

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        • #5
          We have a phantastic Rubignon/Warkant/Acapulco mare who was also the champion non-Hanoverian mare at our inspection. She is a super mover and is a dream to work with. She was born with an "old soul" and her foals by Escudo and Pablo are just like her, nothing bothers them. She is more elegant than her Warkant/Acapulco Dam, very correct 16.3 hh and almost black.
          www.immunallusa.com
          www.rainbowequus.com Home of stallions that actually produced champion hunter, jumper and dressage offspring and now also champion eventers

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          • #6
            I am indeed the proud owner of the above-mentioned Rascalino/ Warkant filly, Raleska, bred by Linda Woltz of Walnut Farm. You can see her here:
            http://www.runningwaterwarmbloods.co...es/Page663.htm Sorry I don't have any spiffy yearling pictures; I hope to get those in a few weeks at her first and second shows.

            Here is a link to the dam, SPS Waleska, with Rhett, her Royal Prince colt. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t5oPSN0iOoo Use the YouTube link to search Walnut Farm's videos for Waleska's other offspring. This mare also had a gorgeous stallion prospect (now gelded by the owner, I think) by Liberty Gold, and I think she had another colt by an R-line stallion but I can't remember which one. Basically, the mare is phenomenal and can be bred to anybody and makes a gogeous baby.

            You're very lucky to have a Warkant mare. They're not so easy to come by and those that have them are loathe to part with them! Linda has two Warkant mares, I think -- one in Europe and one here -- and has bred them to a variety of stallions. You should call her to chat about them. She has great insight on the stallions, too, and in many cases has seen a number of offspring by them in person, at shows, barns, and auctions in Germany.

            Here's Linda's website: http://www.walnut-farm.com/

            In terms of stallions, it depends on what you want and what you like. I think R and L are good choices, but I don't know anything about Acapulco and his contribution to your mare. Can you post links to pictures of her?
            Kendra -- Runningwater Warmbloods
            Home of EM Raleska (Rascalino/ Warkant) and Donatella M (Furstenball/ Jazz Time)
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            • #7
              Consider Rienzi

              I am not a Hannoverian breeder and my preference lies elswhere. However, a number of years ago I purchased an orphan Rienzi baby (out of a tb mare0 and i was the most impressed with him in every aspect: long legged, modern conformation, super elastic movement (which i prefer very much) and a very level-headed, personable mind. Andras
              Andras
              http://www.prairiepinesfarm.com
              http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l4SfHHhoc_8
              http://www.andrasszieberthtraining.blogspot.com

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              • #8
                thank you all! yes SPS waleska is warkant/Argantan herself 16.1 and always makes super foals. the tallest is from the londonderry
                you can see her on youtube as well

                the approved stallion is by rubin royal

                keep in mind although our mares are not huge, they have some size and substance in their pedigree.

                best of luck! i am a big warkant mare fan
                Linda Woltz
                www.walnut-farm.com
                standing Benidetto (Belissimo M/SPS COrdoba)

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                  #9
                  Pics of mare

                  Here is a link to some pictures of her. Thanks to all for your comments, I really appreciate them in my quest to find her the best date for next year.

                  http://picasaweb.google.com/flyingch...eat=directlink

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