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    04-26-2013, 04:45 PM
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Trained
*Spin off thread* Teaser Stallions

The only time that I have come across the widespread use of teaser stallions is at the TB studs in the UK, where the stud fees are high, and no one wants to risk an injury. The ones I came across were pony stallions, they teased the mares and then as a 'reward' got to serve a pony mare or two in the season.

On another thread I saw this being said

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On the Thoroughbred farms they NEVER use the stallion they breed with to tease. I have never seen a professional operation where the breeding stallions are used to tease.

There are farms where they do not ever stand a stud but they keep one for teasing mares. The teaser is not bred. Of course, the mares are all bred (to top of the line stallions elsewhere) and preggo for most of the year and he is no where near the yearlings and weanlings.. so no horses in heat to get him going.

That being said, the stallion on such an operation does not have the greatest life. He is isolated and while well cared for and well fed, his socialism with humans or horses is pretty limited. Some farms use a pony or mini stud to tease mares. However, some mares won't show for a pony or mini stud.

The stallions I knew that were teasers were most often race horses that were colts that broke down on the track and were not of good enough lines to use to breed with.

Is life for a teasing stallion BAD? No.. just colorless.. even if the horse is a paint.
I'm just wondering other peoples views and opinions.

Personally I think the life of a teaser stallion isn't great, and certainly not something that I would purposely keep the jewels on a dub par stallion prospect for.

I had a stud here, but no teaser stallion, my hussy mares would start flirting over the fence in the direction of the yearling colts.

Two questions, how many studs use teasers, and do you think it is a good life for the teaser.
     
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    04-26-2013, 04:52 PM
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Trained
Good life, just like bucking broncs have. No reason why these horses cannot be broken and ridden, too.
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    04-26-2013, 04:56 PM
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Trained
The little places that I worked for used a gelding to tease. One place I actually used my own personal gelding because he was so good at it.
Never gave a whole lot of thought to keeping a teasing stallion to tell you the truth.
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    04-26-2013, 04:58 PM
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No reason a teaser stallion can't be a working riding horse just like any other stallion. Yeah, the rider/handler has to know what they're doing, but it's not like having all his parts disqualifies him from being a decent horse. Now, I dunno if places big enough to have use for a straight teaser stud are doing much pleasure riding, etc. Some horses are perfectly happy to stand around and eat, others want or need a job. I'd say it depends on the horse's temperament.
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    04-26-2013, 05:04 PM
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I can understand the need for some farms to need teasers. Not every top of the line and/or top performing stud is a sweet talking ladies' man. Teaser studs are chosen because of their ability to talk a mare up with sweet flowery words. Although if the teaser never gets a hormone release, it will effect his mind and attitude. There is always the possibility that a teaser could be allowed to cover a low quality mare and then the mare be given an abortion shot. But that just brings up more questions of ethics.
     
    04-26-2013, 05:14 PM
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The Holstiener stud I worked at used a pony stud called 'Weenie' to tease the mares. It was really a thankless existence and he got very thin doing his job as it takes a lot out of them just teasing and having all those hormones rushing around. He was fed well, but as I said, it was a thankless job.
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    04-26-2013, 06:10 PM
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There is always the possibility that a teaser could be allowed to cover a low quality mare and then the mare be given an abortion shot. But that just brings up more questions of ethics.
That would be another whole can of worms! But as I say at the TB studs I know of, they would keep a decent quality pony stallion, and then let him cover a pony mare or two, also of good quality.

I struggle with the thought of keeping a sub par stud with his jewels just to tease, just like some sort of cruelty to me. The urge and desire to breed is a very basic and overwhelming one, and to constantly deny that need I would think leads to all sorts of potential problems.
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    04-26-2013, 06:49 PM
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Not a life I would subject my stallion to. If I owned one.
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    04-26-2013, 06:59 PM
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Green Broke
What a crappy life. Stallion gets all hyped up, woos the mares, then they get taken away? Talk about a life of constant disappointment. My BO has a stallion and he gets to talk to his own mares.
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    04-26-2013, 07:07 PM
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Could you get a older pony stallion and geld him, would he still tease mares, but could be turned out and worked without the risk of accidental breedings? I know a lady up the road gelding was gelded at ten, he loved mares but not like he could ever do anything.
     

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