Friday, October 23, 2009

Casey the Doberman


Here is another member of the family besides all the horses.

Casey is 2.5 years old.
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Thursday, October 8, 2009



Filly by DeLaurentis, 3, starting ground training in fall 2009.
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Dior is a filly by DeLaurnetis out of Wonder Woman, bred in Michigan by Holly and Dave Kovach.

DeLaurentis is a 3/4 brother to DeCaprio.

The filly received a Premium award from the Oldenburg Verband.

She has excellent bloodlines for dressage or hunters.

She currently stands 16 hands.
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Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Trisha jumping Zippy


Zippy has some very proven jumper bloodlines in his pedigree in addition to the dressage "R" line.
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Monday, October 5, 2009

Abigail -- by Iroko Keur


Abigail is by the Keur stallion Iroko. Her mother and grandmother are both Dutch Star mares.

Iroko crossed very well with Ramiro-line mares in Holland so we have high hopes for this young mare.
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Words from a German re Rohdiamant as the best Rubenstein son

certainly rohdiamant.
the statistics speak a clear language:
40 licensed sons
510 registered mares
73 of them stpr
251 registered sport horses in 2007and even more valuable:45 of his get competing in S-level.can't beat that number.
i googled the net out of fun these days for foals by rohdiamant: you can't find any for sale.

We have 2 Rohdiamont grandsons for sale, Zippy and Ripley.

Why shop for your horse in the USA? (copied from a forum)

At today’s exchange rate:
$50,000 US = 32,338 Euros
$75,000 US = 48,407 Euros

If you are looking at paying 32,000 Euros for the horse, it is probably priced BY ITS OWNER at 15,000E – 25,000E, with commissions accounting for the rest. If you are lucky and have very good contacts and a good agent, you could probably find a “decent” 7-8 year old in that price range.

If you are willing to pay 50,000E for the horse, it is probably priced BY ITS OWNER at 25,000E – 35,000E. That would get you something a bit fancier, or something with a solid M show record, or something not as experienced but with an AA temperament and still enough talent to make FEI.

... Just remember that importation to NY plus USDA quarantine is running about $7000 now.

More info on the famous grandsire, Libero H

New super photos of Zip Code (thanks Jake)- click on View All Images" height="360" width="480">

Zip training with Meg

Zip training with Meg