Friday, May 24, 2013

Curly fillies at a show to Bordeaux


Hello Everyone !
I was going monday at a big show. 2 of my Curly fillies (born at home and sold) was showed to Bordeaux in France (maybe the name of Bordeaux means something to you, it is a big town in France, and the wine from Bordeaux is well know !). It is far around 500 km to my home and I was happy to go and see my fillies and give advertisements  and infos about curlies to people. Unfortunately the young girl forgot to feed them et and deworm since I sold my fillies 6 months ago and they was very tin. No really in a bad health, but poorly feeded... I was a little sad and ashamed, even though I tried to help the girl to care well her horses, I didn't know the matter. all her familly works with horses so I was thinking she was able to care. In the other hand, she did a good job with Handling and dressage.
Somewhere we was lucky because it was a day more for professional breeders, so they can see how beautiful is... the skeleton (not a joke really funny from me sorry) and maybe understand the errors of a young breeder. I hope the good grass and deworming who is ok for now will help my fillies to take weight again. I met presidents of sporthorses association and we have nice opportunity to work with them for promote the curlies (with healthier curlies I hope for the next time). Have a nice day everyone, Sophie

3 comments:

  1. Oh, Sophie, how disappointing it must have been for you to see your girls so thin, but it sounds like you made lemonade out of lemons (you made a positive out of a negative) and gained the attention of some professionals who could see their beauty. They do look lovely in the photos.

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  2. My thoughts exactly, Susan!

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  3. Thank you for your kind words ! I'm sure the young breeder will do something good, she loves to work with Curlies and is very gentle. The fillies loves her too. It was just a bad time... As you say I tried to do lemonade, I'm the president of the French Curlies association, so I try to do my job and promote all the Curlies. I hope we will have many French riders for the 2014 RAC, it is a great way to promote too, thanks to Denise !

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