Deja Vu

Look again. That’s not Zelda! That was my Trakehner, Kronefurst (Kroni). Many people have commented on how much alike they look, and certainly from a distance, they do! It’s more than just their color, although I am very partial to dark bay horses. Like Kroni, Zelda has a long back, is very sensitive, and is […]

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Kroni would have been proud

Several months ago I got an email from someone who had one of only a few of my Trakehner’s progeny. Kroni was bred for two seasons and then, because he wasn’t approved by the American Trakehener Association, was gelded. I knew there were a few of his “kids” out there, but had no idea where. […]

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Trakehners – The Oldest Warmblood Breed

When I was horse shopping 12 years ago, I wasn’t in the market for a Trakehner. I didn’t really have any breed in mind. Mostly I wanted a horse to event. A horse that would have good enough movement to produce a decent dressage test, enough jump to keep me out of trouble, and brave […]

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