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JB
JB
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Last Activity: Jan. 21, 2020, 06:36 PM
Joined: Dec. 13, 1999
Location: Greensboro, NC
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  • JB
    replied to Beet Pulp Pellets vs. Shreds
    ^^ That. Shreds are just easier. Tap-hot water, literally 3-5 minutes and they are plenty soaked enough for most situations. Soak for 30 if you want...
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  • JB
    replied to Raising a Colt
    Correct - lethal white overo.

    There are people who think all white foals are LWO so automatically put them down.
    There are people who...
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  • JB
    replied to Raising a Colt
    You said "sorrel dilutes", and cremello would fall into that

    But my apologies if that was just as a general example of something...
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  • JB
    replied to Raising a Colt
    I've never seen a cremello look appreciably different between Summer and Winter coats. The double dilutes really don't change much at all. Maybe there...
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  • JB
    replied to Taking on a Pregnant Mare?
    I didn't forget anything that wasn't stated. I'm well aware that often, mares are sent to KY to foal out, then be re-bred - from wherever they were living....
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  • JB
    replied to Stallion with suspected DSLD
    https://journals.plos.org/plosone/ar...l.pone.0167069

    "Degenerative suspensory ligament desmitis (DSLD) is prevalent...
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  • JB
    replied to Raising a Colt
    Yeah, but this is a double dilute of some sort, unlikely cremello, likely perlino, possibly smoky cream. Not a chance it's sorrel/chestnut....
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  • JB
    replied to Raising a Colt
    yes, LOL, SO sorry! yes, smoky cream. My brain was on black vs bay as the base. Yes, smoky black is black + 1 cream.
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  • JB
    replied to Stallion with suspected DSLD
    Yes, that jives with what my friends have noticed too. Unfortunately, that sort of movement can be from other things as well, which is what makes seeing...
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  • JB
    replied to Stallion with suspected DSLD
    It is all but certain to be genetic. There's a reason certain breeds are well-known for being predisposed to it - Paso Finos for example

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  • JB
    replied to Raising a Colt
    Can't tell for sure but he does look Perlino to me - creamy body, orangey mane but everything is just "soft" enough to not make me consider...
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  • JB
    replied to Taking on a Pregnant Mare?
    Because your original statement was that if the FL-living mare is sent to KY to be bred then she needs to foal out in KY or else the foal won't have a...
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  • JB
    replied to Taking on a Pregnant Mare?
    Ok, but you said "a mare who has shipped up from Florida to be bred to a KY stallion must be foaled out in a place that is warm and dry as the foal...
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  • JB
    replied to Raising a Colt
    Got a good pictures, in some natural light not too bright? Sometimes it's easy to tell, sometimes they are so light it's hard to distinguish from cremello,...
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  • JB
    replied to Taking on a Pregnant Mare?
    Wait, how does the location of the breeding have anything to do with the details of the foaling?

    I get the "foal will have his dam's...
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  • JB
    replied to Taking on a Pregnant Mare?
    I don't know how the option here could be anything other than "thanks but no thanks".

    You're trading down in terms of breeding,...
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    Last edited by JB; Jan. 20, 2020, 10:29 AM. Reason: edited to remove a question I did not see was answered

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  • JB
    replied to Raising a Colt
    And a good one. I just didn't want anyone to get caught up in whether "o" or "a" was right and proper, as long as they understood...
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  • JB
    replied to Raising a Colt
    And in the end, it doesn't matter, unless you're trying to be historically correct I'd much rather someone understand what grullo/a means, than get...
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  • JB
    replied to Raising a Colt
    I totally understand!

    You might hear someone say smoky grulla/grullo (grulla/o is black with dun), and that would be very confusing...
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  • JB
    replied to Raising a Colt
    Correct on both accounts You're likely to see Dun if you get close enough to really see the dorsal stripe, unlikely with a cremello but a decent...
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