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10 Signs Your Dressage Test Needs Some Work

1. Under judges remarks the only comment is: “Nice braids.” 2. Your horse confuses the dressage arena boards for a cavaletti and exits at K. 3. Your 20 meter circle shape reminds the judge that she should buy eggs on her way home. 4. Your serpentine was perfect, except that it was supposed to be [...]

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St. Patty’s Day is for Kids

Goat kids, that is.  Thistledown welcomed two Alpine dairy goat bucklings on Saint Patrick’s Day.  Mama and babies are all healthy; however, mama goat chose to nurse just one of them leaving the humans at Thistledown to nurse one of the brothers.  Named Patrick and O’Malley in honor of the holiday they were born on, [...]

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How DO you pronounce Trakehner

The Big Red Horse received this query in his email: Having a discussion on how to pronounce ‘Trakehner’. Would someone be kind enough to assist? Is it ‘track – uhn – er’,  or ‘truh – keyn(cane) – er’? Or do you have a better way of sharing with me? Sorry to bug. It’s me against [...]

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The Pastor’s Donkey

AKA – The Pastor’s Ass The Pastor entered his donkey in a race and it won. The Pastor was so pleased with the donkey that he entered it in the race again and it won again. The local paper read: PASTOR’S ASS OUT FRONT The Bishop was so upset with this kind of publicity that [...]

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The Original SUV

This is too funny.  Enjoy a good laugh with the original SUV.  The off road vehicle runs on hay, grain and H20.  Could be the wave of the future.

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2008 Approved Trakehner Stallions

A warm welcome to the five stallions approved by the American Trakehner Asoociation in 2008. They are as follows: A’Osiris, owned by Raymond Bernier (Valley View Stable) of Milton, Vt. Bond James Bond MB, owned by Elevages Mallet Barsalou of Quebec, Canada Cardinali, owned by Jeanette Knight (Wolf Run Farm) of Buxton, Maine Imminence, owned [...]

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Lovely Warmblood Hunter for Sale Jumps 2’9″

Trakehner mare Just Royal is for sale and can be seen and ridden at Huntington, a full service hunter/jumper sales and training barn located in Ball Ground, Ga. This feminine mare is schooling 2’6″ to 2’9″ and is ready to show. Just Royal is 7 years old, 15.3h and bay. She has wonderful ground manners [...]

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Trakehner International and Friends Host Fundraiser for Darren Chiacchia

Online Auction opens April 24, 2008 at TrakehnersInternational.com Trakehners International and friends have joined together to host an online auction to raise funds for Darren Chiacchia, the International event rider who was critically injured in a fall on course at Red Hills Horse Trials on March 15, 2008. All bids are paid to the Equestrian [...]

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Congratulations to Laura and Fivestar

Favian gives a BIG red horse congratulations to his 3/4 brother Five Star for his 2007 competition results. (Both Favian and Five Star are by Trakehner stallion Justiz – another famour big red horse.) Five Star and dressage trainer Laura Wharton-Mero won the USDF region championships at training level, placed 2nd in the ATA futurity [...]

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Trakehner gelding Jeremiah

Jeremiah is a weanling Trakehner gelding. Foaled 4/07 he leads, loads, bathes and stands for the farrier. He is ready to find his show home.  Dark bay with a button and one small white anklet, this little guy has three lovely gaits and a sweet, sweet personality. See complete information at Two Run Creek Trakehners. [...]

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