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    11-08-2009, 09:30 AM
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Post Information on Trakehners?

I'm looking at a Trakehner for sale in my area and I really like her. But I ahve only riden Paints, QH's, and mutts so I ahve never even seen a trakehner in real life. Can anyone give me information on thier temperment and what there best suited for(things like that)? Thanks!
     
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    11-08-2009, 09:57 AM
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I am the kind of person that tries to say don't judge anything based on one or two bad experiences, but I know of a lady that has a trakehner and she bred it and the foal (now mare) and the mom were kinda crazy. But truly I don't know about the breed personally aside from those two horses so I hope its just two crazy mares I know :P I am sure someone else can give some more input on them for you.

~AL615
     
    11-08-2009, 10:29 AM
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Of all the "warmblood" types the Trakehner tends to be the hottest.

It is also the oldest and considered one of the purest of the warmbloods. Derived mostly from TB and arabic stock they are finer than most other warmbloods and are used to refine the other warmbloods when they became to coarse or heavy looking. It is the only "warmblood" that can be used in some warmblood registries as a refining method and still have the foal retain its dams registry status assuming the trakehner is approved. ( Hannovarian bred to Trakehner= Hannovarian)

The problem is that sometime the hotness of this breed can be too much for some people thinking it is just another warmblood as they do and can be more sensative. Overall they will vary depending on the line that the Trakehner is from and it is the dam line that is considered when assessing lineage, not so much the sire line. There are some very nice ones with lovely temperment and some that should be handled by professionals only. The Europeans knew which lines to put with which lines but here in N. America that knowledge is not always there resulting in crosses that have been less than stellar.

Very very much you will have to assess any Trakehner bred in N. America on an individual basis and be very diligent that the papers are checked carefully to be sure they really are a Trakehner.Only the TB or Arab breeds having gone through extreme testing will be allowed into the studbook and approved to breed producing a registerable Trakehner ( one of the most difficult breeds to get accepted into with an outside individual). Anyone just putting a TB or Arab to trakehner and saying it is a Trakehner is 100% wrong.
     
    11-08-2009, 05:44 PM
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Trained
Just going to put this out there (Spyder covered a lot of the breed info) but at least in my area, the Trakhener people are accepting anything with four legs and a foal by one of a few stallions into the registry right now. There is a breeder with a few decent Trak stallions and anyone that breeds anything to them is ending up with a mare in the studbook and a Trak foal.

So, as Spyder says, be careful about what you are actually getting!!
     

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