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post #11 of 42 Old 07-28-2011, 07:22 AM Thread Starter
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Oh, I'm very happy because my level of english was getting lower and lower !

Thank you for my Ondine !
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post #12 of 42 Old 07-28-2011, 08:09 AM
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Bonjour, bienvenue sur le forum. Je suis sûr que vous adorerez le forum et c'est vrai, vous ne parle très bien anglais.

[Hello, welcome to the forum.
I am sure that you will love the forum and thats true, you do speak very good English]

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post #13 of 42 Old 07-28-2011, 08:40 AM Thread Starter
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Merci beaucoup SocietyJoe ! (Thank you very much ;) )

I'm a little lost, now, but it will be ok !
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post #14 of 42 Old 07-28-2011, 09:22 AM
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I've been to France and that's still the only thing I can be positive I'm saying right!
Your horse is beautiful! Enjoy the forum!
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post #15 of 42 Old 07-28-2011, 12:09 PM
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I love leaning about breeds I am not familiar with. I found this about your horses draft side, for those interested.

Home - Cheval de trait Comtois - ANCTC

Beautiful horses.

And, Ondine, don't worry about you English...it is great! MUCH better than my French!!
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post #16 of 42 Old 07-28-2011, 12:57 PM Thread Starter
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Thank you for this wonderful video !

Comtois are labour horses basically. I found this about Comtois horses, in English :

"Comtois (draught) : a draught horse of the Franche-Comté, a mountainous region in the east of France. The breed is very ancient and could trace back to germanic horses which were imported by the Burgondes. At the beginning or the 20th century the Comtois has been crossed with the Ardennais. Comes mainly in bay or chestnut with flaxen mane and tail. Elegant action, which is seldom seen in heavy horses, energic, deft and sure-footed horse. Its breeding has been developped in all the mountainous regions of France (Pyrénées, Alpes and Massif Central) for meat consumption. Could be now the most numerous draft breed in France, before the Breton."

Source : Lexique du cheval! Dictionnaire des races - T

And thank you for my english !
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post #17 of 42 Old 07-28-2011, 02:21 PM
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Welcome to a fellow draft cross owner! Ondine is stunning and I love the name.

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post #18 of 42 Old 07-28-2011, 02:28 PM Thread Starter
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Oh thank you ! I see that your horse is half Percheron ! Is they a topic about your horse ? :)
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post #19 of 42 Old 07-28-2011, 02:30 PM
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Welcome! It's nice to have someone else from Europe (i'm from the UK) and don't worry about your English, its very good :)

Ondine is lovely too, snow photos are really cute.
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post #20 of 42 Old 07-28-2011, 02:39 PM Thread Starter
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Thank you for everything Oakley ! Where do you live in the UK ? :)
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