Draft Horse Digest Podcast- Ep 27- Assembling a Winning Halter Show String

In episode 27 we are discussing the methodology involved in assembling a winning string of halter horses.  We talk about some of our past experiences and discuss various considerations, including:

  • a couple minimum criteria of a yearling to compete at the highest level
  • the importance of choosing the right to to bring a young horse out
  • how personal history with certain bloodlines may influence the decision of when to show an individual horse
  • if stocking the trailer with offspring from one stallion is beneficial for promotion of your program
  • the pros and cons of entering mulitple horses in the same class
  • how continuity in your breeding program makes it easier to assemble strong group class entries
Best ten head 1995 world percheron congress
Windermere Farms’ halter string winning the Best Ten Head Class at the 1995 World Percheron Congress.

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Music:

“Cut and Run” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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