Breeding size

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  1. Jun 7, 2014 #1

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    Stallion is 37". What is the smallest size mare that you would breed to this stallion? He slight in build.
     
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    34" is the smallest I would breed to 37" stallion.
     
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    Me, 35" 36" if he has small in his pedigree and is known to sire smaller.
     
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    Thank you for your responses. I've been curious as to how small. I was guessing around 34 or 35. [​IMG]
     
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    My Ice Man is 37" and I have used him on mares 34-38"--the 34" mare is my best producer.

    Ice Man babies come out slim and leggy so the 34" mare has had no trouble--and her babies come out small anyway.
     
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    I usually won't go more than 2" in any direction. Just me, I guess.
     

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