Originally Posted by nrhareiner
While I do agree with this to a point. The problem is that the ones who stay stallions vs the ones who get gelded will add to more limited choices. There are very few stallions bred like Te. His sire is a ROM reining and working cow horse sire and his dam has produced WSQ in Halter and HUS. Every horse on his pedigree are proven performers/producers at a very high level. Getting good mares with even better owners to use him is hard b/c they all want the flavor of the month.
I never paid to breed my mares.
My mares were well bred, well cared for and the babies were fit and ready to go win.
If you can make a deal like this with someone and get a few babies out there and in time riding.....they will come.