Warmbloods vs QH - Page 2
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Horse Breeds, Breeding, and Genetics > Horse Breeding

Warmbloods vs QH

This is a discussion on Warmbloods vs QH within the Horse Breeding forums, part of the Horse Breeds, Breeding, and Genetics category

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        05-19-2009, 08:38 AM
      #11
    Showing
    I don't think it'll help that much anyway. It wouldn't stop ol' Joe from breeding his grade mare(s) to the neighbor's stud. Because he doesn't care about registering anyway so why should he care about inspection.

    Just to give an example, I got my paint from typical BYB. He had like 80+ horses to choose from. Of course 3 studs and bunch of mares, and tons of youngsters (although I must admit he was at least trying to breed for color AND confo and temperment). Anyway, he registered only those babies he liked at the birth (I was lucky enough mine WAS papered). All others were not, so I'd consider them grade (friend of mine got one without papers, and she went through tyhe hell trying to register 3 year old with APHA).
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        05-19-2009, 11:33 PM
      #12
    Chat Moderator
    Joshie, I agree with you mainly. The one thing you didn't mention was that the orginal breeders of the QH, ranchers are very independent and hate with a passion any new regulations that are forced on them. And still are to this day.
         
        05-29-2009, 04:41 PM
      #13
    Foal
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by kitten_Val    
    I don't think it'll help that much anyway. It wouldn't stop ol' Joe from breeding his grade mare(s) to the neighbor's stud. Because he doesn't care about registering anyway so why should he care about inspection.
    Well, you may be right and it wouldn't help much with overpopulation (if that was the point you were trying to make. My apologies is you weren't). At least not short term, but it might make a difference in the long run.

    Wouldn't it create a higher standard for breeders and ultimately create a different, and frankly higher 'class' of horse overall? There is already some of that classification already, but if they set it in stone that way, I would think the overall quality of your stock would improve across the board as the bar is raised, and the price for western endeavor horses would be driven up eventually. Plus there is something to be said culturally and economically for the focus to become geared toward quality instead of quantity. So, there may over time be fewer horses.

    I would add an required standard for in-breeding (or lack there of) as well, to maintain diversity within the different breeds.

    Long story short, I'm all for it.
         

    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
    Dare i ask what people think of warmbloods?? hsharp123 Horse Breeds 108 07-28-2010 02:34 PM
    Warmbloods & Warmblood Crosses EquitationStar Horse Breeds 0 03-10-2009 09:07 PM
    Many Warmbloods, Crosses and Arabians Available terminator Horses for Sale 1 02-02-2009 07:30 PM
    Warmbloods of Color appylover31803 Horse Breeds 13 07-25-2008 03:41 PM
    For Those of You Who Know About Warmbloods..... Spirithorse Horse Breeding 5 02-03-2008 03:27 PM



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:31 AM.


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