• Welcome to the Chronicle Forums.
    Please complete your profile. The forums and the rest of www.chronofhorse.com has single sign-in, so your log in information for one will automatically work for the other. Disclaimer: The opinions expressed here are the views of the individual and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of The Chronicle of the Horse.

Announcement

Collapse

Forum rules and no-advertising policy

As a participant on this forum, it is your responsibility to know and follow our rules. Please read this message in its entirety.

Board Rules

1. You’re responsible for what you say.
As outlined in Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, The Chronicle of the Horse and its affiliates, as well Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd., the developers of vBulletin, are not legally responsible for statements made in the forums.

This is a public forum viewed by a wide spectrum of people, so please be mindful of what you say and who might be reading it—details of personal disputes are likely better handled privately. While posters are legally responsible for their statements, the moderators may in their discretion remove or edit posts that violate these rules. Users have the ability to modify or delete their own messages after posting, but administrators generally will not delete posts, threads or accounts upon request.

Outright inflammatory, vulgar, harassing, malicious or otherwise inappropriate statements and criminal charges unsubstantiated by a reputable news source or legal documentation will not be tolerated and will be dealt with at the discretion of the moderators.

2. Conversations in horse-related forums should be horse-related.
The forums are a wonderful source of information and support for members of the horse community. While it’s understandably tempting to share information or search for input on other topics upon which members might have a similar level of knowledge, members must maintain the focus on horses.

3. Keep conversations productive, on topic and civil.
Discussion and disagreement are inevitable and encouraged; personal insults, diatribes and sniping comments are unproductive and unacceptable. Whether a subject is light-hearted or serious, keep posts focused on the current topic and of general interest to other participants of that thread. Utilize the private message feature or personal email where appropriate to address side topics or personal issues not related to the topic at large.

4. No advertising in the discussion forums.
Posts in the discussion forums directly or indirectly advertising horses, jobs, items or services for sale or wanted will be removed at the discretion of the moderators. Use of the private messaging feature or email addresses obtained through users’ profiles for unsolicited advertising is not permitted.

Company representatives may participate in discussions and answer questions about their products or services, or suggest their products on recent threads if they fulfill the criteria of a query. False "testimonials" provided by company affiliates posing as general consumers are not appropriate, and self-promotion of sales, ad campaigns, etc. through the discussion forums is not allowed.

Paid advertising is available on our classifieds site and through the purchase of banner ads. The tightly monitored Giveaways forum permits free listings of genuinely free horses and items available or wanted (on a limited basis). Items offered for trade are not allowed.

Advertising Policy Specifics
When in doubt of whether something you want to post constitutes advertising, please contact a moderator privately in advance for further clarification. Refer to the following points for general guidelines:

Horses – Only general discussion about the buying, leasing, selling and pricing of horses is permitted. If the post contains, or links to, the type of specific information typically found in a sales or wanted ad, and it’s related to a horse for sale, regardless of who’s selling it, it doesn’t belong in the discussion forums.

Stallions – Board members may ask for suggestions on breeding stallion recommendations. Stallion owners may reply to such queries by suggesting their own stallions, only if their horse fits the specific criteria of the original poster. Excessive promotion of a stallion by its owner or related parties is not permitted and will be addressed at the discretion of the moderators.

Services – Members may use the forums to ask for general recommendations of trainers, barns, shippers, farriers, etc., and other members may answer those requests by suggesting themselves or their company, if their services fulfill the specific criteria of the original post. Members may not solicit other members for business if it is not in response to a direct, genuine query.

Products – While members may ask for general opinions and suggestions on equipment, trailers, trucks, etc., they may not list the specific attributes for which they are in the market, as such posts serve as wanted ads.

Event Announcements – Members may post one notification of an upcoming event that may be of interest to fellow members, if the original poster does not benefit financially from the event. Such threads may not be “bumped” excessively. Premium members may post their own notices in the Event Announcements forum.

Charities/Rescues – Announcements for charitable or fundraising events can only be made for 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations. Special exceptions may be made, at the moderators’ discretion and direction, for board-related events or fundraising activities in extraordinary circumstances.

Occasional posts regarding horses available for adoption through IRS-registered horse rescue or placement programs are permitted in the appropriate forums, but these threads may be limited at the discretion of the moderators. Individuals may not advertise or make announcements for horses in need of rescue, placement or adoption unless the horse is available through a recognized rescue or placement agency or government-run entity or the thread fits the criteria for and is located in the Giveaways forum.

5. Do not post copyrighted photographs unless you have purchased that photo and have permission to do so.

6. Respect other members.
As members are often passionate about their beliefs and intentions can easily be misinterpreted in this type of environment, try to explore or resolve the inevitable disagreements that arise in the course of threads calmly and rationally.

If you see a post that you feel violates the rules of the board, please click the “alert” button (exclamation point inside of a triangle) in the bottom left corner of the post, which will alert ONLY the moderators to the post in question. They will then take whatever action, or no action, as deemed appropriate for the situation at their discretion. Do not air grievances regarding other posters or the moderators in the discussion forums.

Please be advised that adding another user to your “Ignore” list via your User Control Panel can be a useful tactic, which blocks posts and private messages by members whose commentary you’d rather avoid reading.

7. We have the right to reproduce statements made in the forums.
The Chronicle of the Horse may copy, quote, link to or otherwise reproduce posts, or portions of posts, in print or online for advertising or editorial purposes, if attributed to their original authors, and by posting in this forum, you hereby grant to The Chronicle of the Horse a perpetual, non-exclusive license under copyright and other rights, to do so.

8. We reserve the right to enforce and amend the rules.
The moderators may delete, edit, move or close any post or thread at any time, or refrain from doing any of the foregoing, in their discretion, and may suspend or revoke a user’s membership privileges at any time to maintain adherence to the rules and the general spirit of the forum. These rules may be amended at any time to address the current needs of the board.

Please see our full Terms of Service and Privacy Policy for more information.

Thanks for being a part of the COTH forums!

(Revised 1/26/16)
See more
See less

ROC USA

Collapse
X
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Renowned tied Grand Ch. Future Hunter Cap Challenge

    Renowned & Elizabeth Boyd were Future hunter Camp & tied for Grand Champion in the Future Hunters @ Capital Challenge.

    This is a 5 yo that was not IHF registered. He is by Roc USA. He seems to be competeing with the BNT as a pregreen horse.

    How cool is that!!!!

    Comment


    • Thought I would post some freakishly similiar pictures of mother and son.

      I was looking through old picture of Gracie as a 3 year old and it is the spitting image of Ace!

      His face is one of the few things that he has in common with his mother. He got his bombproof nature from his papa!

      jumperrider, where are all your updated pictures? Did they go to the Old NA inspection?
      Last edited by Samotis; Nov. 9, 2008, 04:20 PM.

      Comment


      • Thought I would update on my Roc USA colt, well now gelding.

        He is great. About 14.2 and 10 months old. These picture were today. It was 75 degree today, so I thought I would take advantage! We still have to work on him standing still and not closing his eyes in all the pictures, but he is getting better.

        How is everyone elses Rocs this year? Can everyone update with pics! I want to see the twins! (jumperrider!)

        He is such a character. He gets turned out in the ring and likes to jump the jumps by himself. He is a riot!
        Attached Files

        Comment


        • Awwww... he's really getting big now! Cute shots. And I'm REALLY jealous of all that green grass.

          Comment


          • Here is the what I call the classic Ace picture. Almost everyone is like this! he does actually have all 4 feet on the ground which doesn't happen often. Closing his eyes and biting me, the lead rope or whatever he can get his mouth on is also a must!

            He can stand in the most akward positions. We are really going to have to work on that before his first HB show!

            It is a learning experience for me to have a baby and he definantly keeps me on my toes!
            Attached Files

            Comment


            • OMG, he got big!
              Lisa Coletto
              Standing Elite Hanoverian stallion, Cabalito
              www.pecannuts@aol.com

              Comment


              • Originally posted by Nix View Post
                And I'm REALLY jealous of all that green grass.
                Forget the green grass....how about the 75 degrees???

                I can't believe he's a yearling almost. Very cute!
                "I'm not crazy...my mother had me tested"

                Comment


                • I can't believe he is a yearling already either! This year has gone so fast!

                  I need to make an album of all his pictures. It is funny because I have all these similiar pictures of him doing silly things all at different ages.

                  He has some crazy growth spurts too and was so lanky and now he is slowing down and is a chubby little thing! I am going to have to cut down some of his food! He is so narrow from the front, but looks fat from the side!

                  Here is his favorite place to hang. He likes to jump up and down the burm all day. I really need to get a video of it.
                  Attached Files

                  Comment


                  • Holy cow that is one BIG boy! The first few it was hard to tell but the one with you in it (assuming it is you Samotis) is really in perspective!

                    You should make yourself an account on Flickr and post his pics there... it's real easy to use and doesn't have a ton of ads screaming in your face like some of the other photo sites do.

                    Comment


                    • CONGRATULATIONS

                      Congratulations to Nancy Whitehead on her wonderful ROC USA daughter, Rendezvous 22 who, with her talented amateur rider, Nick Novak is currently leading the YJC 6 Year Olds in Wellington!

                      Article available on the IJF website at http://www.youngjumpers.com/

                      Great job everybody!

                      Comment


                      • ACE is so lovely!! He is going to be amazing!
                        Hickstead 1996-2011 Godspeed
                        " Hickstead is simply the best and He lives forever in our hearts"
                        Akasha 1992-2012 - I will always love you sweet girl.

                        Comment


                        • WOW!!!! Big congrats to the Roc USA team...
                          Member of the Redheads with Redheads clique.
                          I have a blog about Sammy: http://www.sammyssaga.blogspot.com/

                          Comment


                          • Way to go Team Roc. I really enjoy checking the results from the sunny south and so consistently see Roc's kids in the ribbons. Keep up the good work Nancy, Nick and the rest of the crew.

                            Comment


                            • Well, as most of you probably know. Ace had surgery in Feb. He is doing fine and today was his first day out back in the arena.

                              This just shows the temperament he has. He walked all around the ring. Looked at the jumps, smelled some poop and then picked up a canter and cantered over all the poles in the arena!

                              He is hilarious. He looks really good considering. He lost all his muscle, but he will gain that back slowly. His belly also looks a little funny from the surgery, but that should also go away.

                              here is a picture and a link to the video of his first few minutes in the arena.

                              Of course I missed the cantering poles because I accidently turned the camera off when I was supposed to be using the video!!!

                              I will try again tomorrow!!

                              http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fun5nsVV4Zk
                              Attached Files

                              Comment


                              • He looks great! Glad to see he was really crazy from being all cooped up!
                                Member of the Redheads with Redheads clique.
                                I have a blog about Sammy: http://www.sammyssaga.blogspot.com/

                                Comment


                                • June 09 Update on Ace

                                  Ace is goind great! I would love to see updated pictures on all the 2008 babies!

                                  We are just starting to teach him to walk and trot on the lunge line and walk around in a bridle.

                                  Today he was getting bored with the usual walk around the ring so I decided to trot him over a jump.

                                  I had a head start and just jumped it and he following with perfect form! He was then very proud of himself and decided to canter a circle and he jumped it on his own!!!

                                  I am loving this guy. Hunter Derby watch out. I will be all over the derbies in 6 or 7 years!!!

                                  Here is a picture from last week... Isn't he so handsome. He is 15.2 by the way!
                                  Attached Files

                                  Comment


                                  • well he certainly is going to be a good jumper. He jumped the jump again last night by himself. He was so proud of himself! Now why can't I ever get this on video?

                                    No one has any updated pictures?

                                    Jumperrider, I know you have some!!!!!!

                                    Comment


                                    • We are back from Del Mar and came back with some great ribbons!

                                      He was first in the yearling colt and geldings class for Sally B Wheeler. There were 2 judges both of which show and breed top hunter breeding horses and ponies.

                                      He was not in top condition like some of the seasoned horses showing out there, but next year we will be ready! He was not as fat as most the horses there and he still won. It goes to show that quality still shines through even if they aren't pig fat!

                                      I am very proud of my guy. He has never been to a show and he was excellent. He lunged in the morning great. Better then some of the grown horses out there! He looked fantastic and I had a great time!

                                      So all you East coast Roc baby owners, I represented Roc on the west coast well!
                                      Attached Files

                                      Comment


                                      • Samotis, he looks very handsome and a very good weight. Major congrats on your win, that's fabulous!

                                        I can see why he would win, even at his age he looks like the kind of hunter that would be perfect to ride. I can only imagine how nice he'll be at 3 or 4.
                                        "We don't ride the clock. We ride the horse." Reiner Klimke.
                                        http://community.webshots.com/user/arnikaelf

                                        Comment


                                        • A good friend of ours has a Roc baby out of a Graf Goetz Hano mare that we just bought from her. The mare is amazing over fences and with a dad like Roc, she thinks he's going to a awesome. He's chestnut with chrome in the rear to the hocks, so he's not bad on the eyes either ;-)
                                          www.foxwoodfarms.biz
                                          "There are no stupid questions, but there are a LOT of inquisitive idiots."
                                          -Member of the Mighty Thoroughbred Clique!
                                          http://community.webshots.com/user/wlrottge

                                          Comment

                                          Working...
                                          X