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    10-09-2010, 03:09 AM
  #21
Weanling
OMG!!! You are so lucky!!!! He is GORGEOUS!!! I cannot believe someone sent him to slaughter!!! My info says that Ardennais are from 14.3 to 16 hands. They are bay, roan & chesnut. Originally from France. They are calm, tolerant & hardy, with a large head & compact body. Anyway whatever he is, he is a looker!! I would get a foal or 2 outta him for sure! Does he ride?
     
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    10-09-2010, 04:21 AM
  #22
Foal
Just wanted to say that he is stunning...shockingly stunning. What a lucky find! I hope you find out what he is :)
     
    10-09-2010, 05:17 AM
  #23
Foal
If you cut his balls off, I'll report you for a crime! He's stunning, I hate the fact that I'm in Australia, ship me some semen would ya!
     
    10-09-2010, 01:59 PM
  #24
Green Broke
I think I just drooled all over myself! That is one hot stud! I want to buy a broodmare just so I can have one of his colts!
     
    10-09-2010, 02:07 PM
  #25
Green Broke
Oh man! He is amazing! Could you ship me some semen too?!?!?!?!?!
     
    10-09-2010, 02:15 PM
  #26
Foal
Thanks you guys! You gave me a good laugh Redial :)
And he's not rideable yet, we have some work to do.
Just want to reiterate too..my reservations with breeding him is not the color thing, color schmular, just my own sensitivity to the HUGE amount of horses going for slaughter in Canada, I have always considered myself to be a "rescuer" not an assistant to creating more horses that may unintentionally end of being meated. Not that papered horses all too often don't meet the same demise here. Just a personal sensitivity issue I guess.
I do sincerely appreciate all of your comments and I am mostly likely swayed towards offering his stud services now, so thank you :)
Any continual feedback on his breed is appreciated!!
I have sent pictures to the only Ardennes breeder I could find on the net and she is graciously looking into it for me too.
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    10-09-2010, 02:19 PM
  #27
Foal
LOL.. I will keep you guys informed if we decide to collect from him.
The breeder I contacted said she's not sure if DNA would show Ardenne lines but possibly Belgian, which doesn't help our cause much, but its still worth looking into.
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    10-09-2010, 02:20 PM
  #28
Foal
Maybe ill just advertise him as "unicorn" minus the horn of course..lol
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    10-09-2010, 02:23 PM
  #29
Yearling
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Originally Posted by Tralauney    
Maybe ill just advertise him as "unicorn" minus the horn of course..lol
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Or you could just say the potential client doesn't believe enought. Lol.

I must say what a beautiful horse!
     
    10-09-2010, 02:23 PM
  #30
Foal
"Unicorn stud services available....horn not included due to liability issues"....what do you think?? Lol
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