Moorlands Totilas - Page 2
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Riding Horses > English Riding > Dressage

Moorlands Totilas

This is a discussion on Moorlands Totilas within the Dressage forums, part of the English Riding category
  • Markus gribbe
  • Totilas discussions

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    10-15-2010, 08:40 PM
  #11
Trained
[QUOTE=~*~anebel~*~;783667]She already has such a lovely horse though! But I guess having two 80% Grand Prix horses would be nice :P

[/QUOTE]

Gosh wouldn't it? I would be in heaven lol
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    10-16-2010, 05:06 AM
  #12
Green Broke
I believe she trains with Markus Gribbe but please don't quote me on it.
     
    10-16-2010, 11:26 AM
  #13
Trained
Quote:
Originally Posted by faye    
I believe she trains with Markus Gribbe but please don't quote me on it.
Sweeeeeet.
He's coming here :P
     
    10-16-2010, 12:18 PM
  #14
Foal
Guys.....Moorland Totilas was sold

Moorlands Totilas Sold | discoverhorses.com
     
    10-16-2010, 12:19 PM
  #15
Green Broke
Yes we already knew that barnbratt, we were just debating how much he sold for and who would ride him now.
     
    10-16-2010, 12:21 PM
  #16
Green Broke
Quote:
Originally Posted by ~*~anebel~*~    
If they are smart, they'll retire him to stud.
A straw of his semen is over 5000 Euro.

It's like Marilyn Monroe - would we still think her so beautiful and desirable had she aged??
If they keep showing the horse, he will go lame and then they have detracted from his value. He won 3 golds at WEG and broke a bunch of records, now is a great time to retire him to stud.
I think they wont retire him untill after 2012. They will want an olympic medal to his name, preferably a gold one!

I think he will probably retire to stud immediately after the 2012 olympics.
     
    10-19-2010, 01:19 PM
  #17
Yearling
Oh yeah, Olympics. Forgot about those, hah. I feel like they're so low key compared to WEGs.
     
    10-24-2010, 10:36 PM
  #18
Green Broke
I just talked with a good friend of Schokemohle's... sold for 15 m euros. And already have hundreds of mares wanting to breed.

You're right, he is a bit of a freak of nature and may not be able to pass his exact talent on directly... but while Secretariat didn't have direct offspring that did well he was known for producing spectacular broodmares who produced babies that were successful. But, even with a risk of just getting a so so baby, people are lining up to breed! I mean, isn't there always a risk in breeding that you might get something that's just ok?
     
    10-24-2010, 11:53 PM
  #19
Trained
Look at Olympic Ferro - great foals, terribly un-ridable for most people. Get a talented person on the horse and they'll get great scores and make it to the GP easily, but the same horse with any less of a rider ends up with a behavior issue or 15.

The risk of a mediocre foal is greatly reduced when a good mare is used. Considering Toto is only eligible for breeding to approved mares chances are we're going to be seeing a lot of nice foals from him. Plus, it's not like Toto himself is poorly bred himself, Gribaldi has produced many a dressage horse (incl. Anky's mount, Painted Black). Interesting though he has Dutch jumping lines below - could we be seeing some jumping horses from him when bred with the right mares?
     
    10-25-2010, 02:01 AM
  #20
Banned
Quote:
Originally Posted by ~*~anebel~*~    
Interesting though he has Dutch jumping lines below - could we be seeing some jumping horses from him when bred with the right mares?

It is also very common in European breeding to add jumping lines. It seems to be a nick that works out well more times than it doesn't.
     

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Who's This Horse? Totilas at Verden in 2005 {And Edward Gal's 2010 Masterclass} dressagexlee Dressage 2 08-18-2010 03:12 PM
When you don't have a horse like Totilas Skyhuntress Horse Videos 16 01-14-2010 06:45 PM
Edward Gal and Moorlands Totila's Record Breaking WDM Kur Sara Horse Videos 8 09-11-2009 03:14 AM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:29 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0