Originally Posted by NdAppy
*snickers* my husband at least has the frame to frame thing down as he has heard me b about that on a regular basis. Other than that I have better conversations on color genetics and the like with my 5yo son
He understands the frame to frame thing but.......A conversation we just had at dinner time today:
Him< "So, you said you would sell Boo if she tested positive for HYPP, right?"
Me, "No, she can't test for HYPP, she's got no Impressive.".
Him, "Oh that's right, it's Skippy that's positive."
Me, "NO, Skippy is N/N, he was tested before he could be registered as a foal."
Him, "Ok, so you'll geld Skippy if he's frame then."
Me, "NO, Skippy isn't frame."
Him, "WTH? ONE of them has something that you said you would sell them for."
Me, "I said that if the foal tests positive for HYPP, if it's not OLWS, that I would geld a colt immediately and I would sell a filly. I will not deal with HYPP."
Him: "But you said you'd sell Honey if.......What? I can't remember."
Me, "OOOOH Ok, I did say that if Skip came back as a frame carrier I would think about selling Honey. But, you know, I think I'd rather just find a different horse to breed her to because I really like this mare a lot. And, what I paid for her.......I stole her. Big, Beautiful, Sweet, makes awesome babies and broke to ride......I don't know if I can replace her. Besides, he's not a carrier so it's not an issue. It's the stallion she's in foal to."
Him: "OOOH OK, I keep forgetting she's in foal to an outside stallion. You never use outside stallions. You'd buy a breeding to an outside stallion just to keep Honey and be able to breed her? I don't like her that much."
Me, "Well, just remember, you didn't like Lady Bug all that much at first either. And then you fell in LOVE. I think Boo will grow on you. Give her time."
We've had that exact conversation at least 5 times since I bought the mare!