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Re: Horse Height

In a message dated 98-10-29 23:36:22 EST, writes:

<< Unfortunately, in the
 practical world of breeding and the emphasis on height as the final product,
 that does not always happen. >>

That is sadly all too true when height is used as a major factor in selection.
As I mentioned earlier, the best tall horses are most often produced by
programs that don't select for height, but rather select for balance and
correct overall structure.  Then when height happens, the result is often
pretty good.


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