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Re: RC: bone size vs bone density/also pictures

Hi Angie
Couldn't resist adding, Claude Brewer purchased a Halynov son from me 2
years ago as a yearling. He is already breeding him to his mares. You
may see him on a PUREBRED, Hal Bentfr Leather, before toooo long (a few
years anyway).<BG>

Rides 2 Far wrote:
> >i am trying to convert my boyfriend to the advantages
> of arabians in long distance riding. he believes that
> their legs are too thin and could easily twist and
> injure them. he is looking at some appys who are very
> big bonedi also want to show him how endurance horses are not
> >exactly the same as show arabs. if anyone has good shots
> of their, or someone elses', horse please email me privately.
> i want to show him there is an arab type that he has not
> >seen yet.
> Jill,
> He may want an Appy simply because he feels oversized on most full Arabs.
>  Claude Brewer, a SE heavyweight rides Arab/App crosses to get a size
> he's comfortable on.  As far as the legs go, I remember when I was
> working the ROC in Kentucky.  Maggie Price came through and I asked her
> what cross her horse was.  His darned legs looked like a Belgian.  She
> said it was full Arab.  I said, Where on earth did you find an Arab with
> that kind of bone?  She said, "You have to BREED them".  However, I had
> an Arab who was very medium boned.  1400 miles of competition later, I
> was surprised how heavy they looked.  I'd swear they'd gotten heavier.
> Personally, I'd worry more about correct legs than extremely heavy ones.
> Race horses snap legs.  Endurance horses wear out joints.
> Angie
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Bette Lamore
Whispering Oaks Arabians, Home of TLA Halynov
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