Updated pictures of my yearling smoky black TB filly - Nightlight - Page 4 - The Horse Forum
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #31 of 39 Old 05-07-2009, 07:32 AM Thread Starter
Weanling
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Wilsonville, Ontario, CANADA
Posts: 347
• Horses: 0
Quote:
do you have any photos of his draft cross foals?
More interested in the clyde/tb cross myself.
They can be seen at:

Guaranteed Gold - Draft Cross Foal Photos

We will also be breeding a Clyde mare this coming Monday/Tuesday so that foal can be seen in 2010 as well once she foals out

www.TrueColoursFarm.com
Unique coloured TB's & Sport Horses. Standing Guaranteed Gold-16.1hh cremello TB stallion - AQHA, ApHC & APHA listed - CSHA Bronze Premium stallion
TrueColours is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #32 of 39 Old 05-07-2009, 09:57 AM
Weanling
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Berry, Australia
Posts: 372
• Horses: 0
your stallion is STUNNING! They are all beautiful.

Humans are like Slinkies. Practically useless, but still fun to push down the stairs.
Chuckface is offline  
post #33 of 39 Old 05-08-2009, 02:40 PM
Started
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Middle-of-Nowhere, Illinois
Posts: 2,221
• Horses: 1
I am so jealous! She is stunning.
I'm totally in love with her markings, too. If she turns up missing one of these days, I swear it wasn't me. Lol

"A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is ultimately to be at peace with himself.
What a man can be, he must be.
" Abraham Maslow, 1968
Jessabel is offline  
post #34 of 39 Old 05-08-2009, 06:17 PM
Foal
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Baltimore, MD
Posts: 22
• Horses: 0
VERY pretty markings! I'd love to paint him if you'd ever want a commission done
reinbeaudream is offline  
post #35 of 39 Old 05-08-2009, 09:14 PM Thread Starter
Weanling
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Wilsonville, Ontario, CANADA
Posts: 347
• Horses: 0
Thanks so much again everyone! I am so flattered that its not just me that thinks they are nice horses ...

And I am thrilled beyond words to announce that Nightlight has been sold, to my trainer - Jill Johnson of Hunters Peak Farm in OA (she has also had my Faux Finish mare for the last year and a half) and she will be leaving in a couple of weeks once I get the paperwork done and we both figure out what day works best for us to meet halfway and get her on her way to her new home!

She will be taking her to Upperville if all goes well, Warrenton and Kentucky and the PA Futurity as well and then giving her the winter off, then bringing her back out as a 2 and 3 year old in the Hunter Breeding classes. And then if all goes according to plan, Jill will show her in the Green Conformation division for a couple of years, then perhaps the Open Conformation as well, and will then retire to the broodmare band ...

It is so important when you only produce a few foals each year, that they all find themselves in perfect homes such as this will be for her and added to this, I will also be getting a couple of embryo's as well, so now I get to think about who to breed her to as well down the road!

So - as her very proud breeder and former "Mom" I will be cheering her on from the sidelines and hoping for the very best for her and for Jill

www.TrueColoursFarm.com
Unique coloured TB's & Sport Horses. Standing Guaranteed Gold-16.1hh cremello TB stallion - AQHA, ApHC & APHA listed - CSHA Bronze Premium stallion
TrueColours is offline  
post #36 of 39 Old 05-08-2009, 09:31 PM
Weanling
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Seale, AL
Posts: 320
• Horses: 5
As if my sucky day wasn't bad enough Donna has to go and throw jealousy into the mix once again! Hahahaha

I hadn't even seen these pics on here, just some in a different thread. Once again, I love what you are doing and I wish you all the best with them :)
I have NO idea how you can manage to sell them!!! *sigh*
Shawneen is offline  
post #37 of 39 Old 05-08-2009, 09:52 PM Thread Starter
Weanling
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Wilsonville, Ontario, CANADA
Posts: 347
• Horses: 0
Quote:
I have NO idea how you can manage to sell them!!! *sigh*
REAL easy when the bills come each day and those darned people actually expect to be paid for the goods and services they provided to us!

And those darned horses actually expect GRAIN and carrots in their buckets twice a day as well!

I look at it all very realistically. I can't afford to keep and show and promote all of them, so if they get placed into perfect homes (as this one is) she will get shown extensively all over the east coast as both a baby and a mature horse, I get the publicity for my stallion and my breeding program and it didnt cost me a dime to get it ...

Plus - with getting a couple of embryo's from her, I also get to capitalize on her from a breeding perspective as well

So - it is truly as win/win as it can possibly be, plus I really like and respect Jill a great deal. She has turned into a friend and "business partner" more than anything else, and as I get older (**** I hate that thought!!! ) I will need someone to continue showing the youngsters that my creaky old knees wont allow me to do any longer. So - its a perfect partnership. I put the babies on the ground and get them to a certain point, and then Jill takes over from there and we both benefit from them

www.TrueColoursFarm.com
Unique coloured TB's & Sport Horses. Standing Guaranteed Gold-16.1hh cremello TB stallion - AQHA, ApHC & APHA listed - CSHA Bronze Premium stallion
TrueColours is offline  
post #38 of 39 Old 05-08-2009, 10:01 PM
Weanling
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Seale, AL
Posts: 320
• Horses: 5
You are such an awesome person - I love your whole outlook on everything and your confidence. You are very right as far as the bills and the promotion goes, but they are simply amazing horses and I would just get so attached.
My husband keeps telling me, "Now you know when you start breeding you CAN'T keep them all..." I have sucker written across my forehead LOL
Shawneen is offline  
post #39 of 39 Old 05-09-2009, 07:18 AM Thread Starter
Weanling
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Wilsonville, Ontario, CANADA
Posts: 347
• Horses: 0


Quote:
My husband keeps telling me, "Now you know when you start breeding you CAN'T keep them all..." I have sucker written across my forehead LOL
Funnily enough, this is the HARDEST part to drum home to someone who is looking to produce a few babies each year for the commercial market

You CANNOT keep them all

You don't WANT to keep them all

You WANT to sell them

I don't care how many kisses this one gives you it has a price on its head and in order for your business to open its doors tomorrow, it needs to be sold

I also don't care how sweet and nice the dam is, if she is not producing a baby that someone wants to mortgage their souls and their home to own, you also don't want her in your broodmare band either ... and she may also fit in perfectly with someone else's program, bred to their stallion choice, but in your program, with the stallion you are selecting for her, if she cannot produce a top level foal, she needs to go

Any of the experienced breeders will tell you as soon as that foal comes out, you KNOW if it is special or not and the next few days and weeks merely re-affirms that conviction

There are too many "nice and ordinary" foals being produced and their market is very very limited. I mean VERY limited and many of them end up in sad situations, so today - more than perhaps at any other time in recent memory, you have to go forward with such a strong business plan and produce superior babies a) if you have any hope at all of surviving and b) if you want to ensure those babies are going to find early, perfect homes ...

If you are breeding one or two to keep - whole 'nuther ballgame - but if you are breeding to sell, be prepared with a proper game plan and also be prepared to stick to it - no matter what ...

www.TrueColoursFarm.com
Unique coloured TB's & Sport Horses. Standing Guaranteed Gold-16.1hh cremello TB stallion - AQHA, ApHC & APHA listed - CSHA Bronze Premium stallion
TrueColours is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
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:
OR

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.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
AQHA/APHA Yearling Filly 4 SALE janda Horses for Sale 0 02-28-2009 11:36 AM
My New AQHA Yearling Filly Colorado Dobes Horse Riding Critique 9 11-14-2008 09:33 PM
Updated Filly Pics! WSArabians Horse Pictures 10 05-16-2008 04:21 PM
Yearling Filly in Heat? steffanicgirl Horse Breeding 2 05-05-2008 11:16 AM
Critique Yearling filly AKPaintLover Horse Riding Critique 15 02-23-2008 09:37 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome