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    12-06-2012, 11:29 AM
  #1
Foal
what breeding do you think my boy has?

Hi iv recently bought this gorgeous boy in the last 2 months im pretty sure there is welsh cob in him but he is very chunky to be a full welsh cob his papers say unknown breeding hope someone can help me :)
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    12-07-2012, 04:39 AM
  #2
Foal
Anyone ?
     
    12-07-2012, 04:50 AM
  #3
Trained
It would be helpful to know what country you are located in. However, just assuming from the photo, I am going to guess Ireland?
     
    12-07-2012, 05:00 AM
  #4
Started
We need a better conformation picture of him to make a guess.

Lizzie
     
    12-07-2012, 06:42 AM
  #5
Foal
Oh sorry im allocated in wales, and I thought it may be an issue ill try and get a new one of him of his conformation sorry :(
     
    12-10-2012, 09:28 AM
  #6
Foal
Hi its been a couple of days and only now iv been able to take a new picture wasnt able to get a decent one because it was quite windy but here it is anyway.
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    12-14-2012, 12:42 AM
  #7
Yearling
Maybe welsh/vanner?
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    12-14-2012, 12:52 AM
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Started
Could be anything really. So many different types in Wales. However, he might have some Gypsy Cob in his background.

I doubt 'Vanner', since that is just a name coined by an American who made up the name to suit his new Gypsy 'Vanner' registry. The majority of Gypsy owners across the world, do NOT call their horses 'vanners'. It was an old name, describing anything which pulled a 'van' - ie. A cart of some kind. Unless a horse is registered in the vanner registry, they are not called by that name.

Lizzie
     
    12-14-2012, 12:56 AM
  #9
Yearling
I did not say 'gypsy'. I know what vanner means, a drafty type horse who could pull a heavy caravan. I did not limit this horse to being of the gypsy sort.I was always taught that a 'vanner' refers to a type of horse: a stout, short-legged riding-horse
     
    12-14-2012, 01:09 AM
  #10
Started
A 'vanner' is any breed, which in the old days, pulled any type of cart or wagon. Ie. Delivery carts. They could be from light pony types, to very heavy draft breeds. Delivery carts were called 'vans' - hence the vanner names. Those who drove the carts, were also known as vanners.

In the old days in London, they even had 'Vanner baths', where those who drove carts, could wash their horses at the end of the day's work.

The Gypsy breeders in the UK, do not approve of the name.

Lizzie
     



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