Homozygous grey stallions

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Starine
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Thu Nov 21, 2019 9:59 pm

I have a friend who breeds sporthorses and she is looking for a homozygous grey thoroughbred stallion to breed one of her mares to here in the US. Does anyone know of any that aren't exorbitantly priced? Good feet are a must.

I figured this forum would be a good place to start. ;)
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Thu Nov 21, 2019 11:26 pm

Not sure of any that are 100% confirmed homozygous, but Musketier seems to have a fair amount of gray kiddos.

Calumet would probably be more than happy to lend his services to your friend, and he ran a really long time, so he'd be a source of soundness for sure.

EDIT: There's a pretty gray boy I found on Stallions Now named Parseghian. I saw him a while back while browsing online and thought he was handsome. He is advertised as being available to sporthorse breeders and his first foals arrived this year. There's nothing about him being homozygous for gray, but his listing does say he has nice feet and a great temperament. He made 70+ starts on the track and hit the board or won 27 times. He also retired sound. He has a granddad I've never heard of, Chenin Blanc. Take a chance maybe?
https://www.stallionsnow.com/stallion-ad-1258040
https://www.pedigreequery.com/parseghian
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Fri Nov 22, 2019 12:26 am

Mylute wrote:
Thu Nov 21, 2019 11:26 pm
Not sure of any that are 100% confirmed homozygous, but Musketier seems to have a fair amount of gray kiddos.

Calumet would probably be more than happy to lend his services to your friend, and he ran a really long time, so he'd be a source of soundness for sure.

EDIT: There's a pretty gray boy I found on Stallions Now named Parseghian. I saw him a while back while browsing online and thought he was handsome. He is advertised as being available to sporthorse breeders and his first foals arrived this year. There's nothing about him being homozygous for gray, but his listing does say he has nice feet and a great temperament. He made 70+ starts on the track and hit the board or won 27 times. He also retired sound. He has a granddad I've never heard of, Chenin Blanc. Take a chance maybe?
https://www.stallionsnow.com/stallion-ad-1258040
https://www.pedigreequery.com/parseghian
He can't be. His sire is chestnut.
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Fri Nov 22, 2019 6:10 pm

Parseghian has a 2/10 temperament according to his stallion listing. What does that mean, that he’s laid back or a fire breather?
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Fri Nov 22, 2019 6:19 pm

Private Thoughts wrote:
Fri Nov 22, 2019 6:10 pm
Parseghian has a 2/10 temperament according to his stallion listing. What does that mean, that he’s laid back or a fire breather?
They say in his description that "he is a total gentleman, pastured beside mares and hangs out in an open front stall in a busy barn."
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