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Re: Sporthorse

Yes it's happening more and more, Kathy
I heard the sporthorse class was REALLY popular at Scottsdale and that
Gene Lacroix is even getting into it--- you know anything he touches has
to be big business. I just pray it doesn't get corrupted as did the
other disciplines.
Bette Lamore
Whispering Oaks Arabians, Home of 16.2hh TLA Halynov	
(Yes, really 16.2!)

Kathy Mayeda wrote:
> There are a few endurance riders with lots of mileage in my area
> that really like Egyptian bloodlines.  Most any of the bloodlines,
> Polish, Russian, Crabbet, Spanish, whatever - all have breeders
> that are breeding for halter purposes and may have bred away from
> the sporthorse ideal.  Maybe there is a reversal in that trend
> because I see a lot more of the Arabian Sporthorse thing happening.
> (Don't know.  Not a breeder!)
> K.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: []
> Sent: Friday, April 06, 2001 7:28 PM
> To:;
> Subject: RC: Re: [endurance] Difference in Arabians
> In a message dated 4/6/01 5:52:23 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
> writes:
> > told that the Egyptian lines are mostly the show horse type and the
> > reason they don't make good endurance horses is because they are
> > finer
> > boned with those really delicate legs which can easily be injured in
> > such a physically demanding sport.
> ssshhhh! Don't tell our 15 hands stallion - he thinks his 8" bone and
> 22RHR
> are pretty splendid!
> san:)
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