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Breeding HYPP Horses

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  • Hh / nh in horses
  • Against breeding with hypp

View Poll Results: Do you think it is wrong to breed H/H and N/H horses?
Yes, they need to start controlling this disease! 18 90.00%
No, it's their choice and it makes them look better. 2 10.00%
Voters: 20. You may not vote on this poll

 
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    07-18-2008, 02:23 AM
  #11
Yearling
Breeding HH or NH is ridiculous. There is no reason to do such a thing.
     
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    07-18-2008, 06:11 AM
  #12
Weanling
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Originally Posted by Supermane
I am totally against breeding of hh, NH, or breeding untested horses. It's selfish for people to breed these horses and although it's true that not all horses show signs why take the risk? The horses suffer a horrible death and attack are frightening to watch. I think that the apha, aqha, and aphc should refuse to register NH as well as hh horses, which would dissuade breeders.


Just to add, I am disturbed with halter horses' conformation. They really need to stop placing horses that are going to be lame by the time they are 5. That much muscle on those awful legs just doesn't work, the horses aren't made to stay sound...
I agree 100 %
     
    07-18-2008, 01:22 PM
  #13
Trained
What would happen to all the NH or HH horses that are already registered?
     
    07-18-2008, 01:31 PM
  #14
Green Broke
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Originally Posted by appylover31803
what would happen to all the NH or hh horses that are already registered?
good question... but this is why I let the people who are paid to figure this stuff out do it... it saves me a lot of stress
     
    07-18-2008, 01:59 PM
  #15
Showing
I don't understand why they would breed horses who either have the disease or might potentially pass it on. To many animals running around with various conformation faults and diseases to take the risk to add more to the industry.
     
    07-18-2008, 02:22 PM
  #16
Green Broke
Omg. I never knew what an attack looked like

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rE-kuYDrNEU
     
    07-18-2008, 02:26 PM
  #17
Yearling
AQHA just changed their rules about registration, only geldings and non-breeding mares.
     
    07-18-2008, 02:40 PM
  #18
Green Broke
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Originally Posted by My2Geldings
I don't understand why they would breed horses who either have the disease or might potentially pass it on. To many animals running around with various conformation faults and diseases to take the risk to add more to the industry.
exactly
     
    07-18-2008, 04:16 PM
  #19
Weanling
People that breed for it intentionally are being cruel. It's one thing to end up with an unforseen problem or even if there's just a small chance of a problem, but to breed something that WILL get it..mean.

Have you ever seen one of these guys have an "episode"? I had a nice colt that had it, just after they started being aware of HYPP, and he'd have seizures if he got a bite of sweet feed. His eyes would roll back and he'd struggle to breathe, his muscles locked up and he'd fall over and gasp for several minutes. HORRIBLE to watch. I would never breed for intentionally. He was HH, by the way and I had him gelded, of course. The lady that bought him was well aware of his situation and she kept him a long time, but he finally had THE seizure and and died.
     
    07-18-2008, 06:17 PM
  #20
Yearling
Quote:
Originally Posted by appylover31803
what would happen to all the NH or hh horses that are already registered?
They would keep their registration, but say, starting from 2010, the rules would prevent HH or NH horses from being registered. That would give horses that would already created before the ruling the ability to be/stay registered.
     

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