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Razzmatazz
post Dec 16 2007, 10:46 PM
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Could someone please explain what the difference is between Blue Star and Blue List? Are they a specific family or strain...? Can a horse be both, or only one or the other?

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Teresa
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JoeFerriss
post Dec 18 2007, 04:10 AM
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I am just saying this off the top of my head without going back into the archives to look up anything . I think that Miss Jane Ott and her mother Mrs John Erken Ott in their writings at some point indicated that this concept of sorting out the likely non Muniqi with those that contain some measure of the Muniqi strain was chosen at their point in time (Mid 1950s to late 1960s) as worth doing in the event that if theories were proven true about the differences in Muniqi suggested by Carl Raswan, if something was not done about it then then later on it would be too late. I believe they even said in some manner that if the theories were not true the point would be moot but it was not worth the gamble to wait. Whether the riddle ever gets solved or not, I do not know, but what gets often overlooked is that many of the Arabians chosen as the foundation for the BLUE STAR non-Muniqi group were genetically rich outcrosses to other Egyptian and desert breeding and in creating this BLUE STAR breeding group, a whole new gene pool was preserved, and one that from my personal observation of many of these individuals provided some excellent Arabians much like those I saw among the Bedouin tribes and also of many of the Davenport Arabians. For a time in the late 1970s and early 1980s some people crossed BLUE STAR stock with Egyptian and other Al Khamsa and some excellent results were produced. Sadly this was not fashionable at the time and not carried forward. For those like myself who bred mainly Egyptian-Turfa stock we had the advantage of using some BLUE STAR horses. I leased a BLUE STAR stallion one time my self. In the bigger picture, the BLUE STAR movement was the only other significant movement, besides the Davenport breeding program, which preserved some significant desert breeding, similar to the way horses were bred in Egypt via the Inshass Stud with Saud and other desert stock added and the RAS which from time to time found outcross desert stock which extended the vitality of the breeding program. In fact as early as Lady Anne Blunt's desert bred stallion Saadoun, in the Durra line, succeeding generations of periodic introduction of outcross desert breeding has been of benefit in Egyptian breeding. So whether one chooses to subscribe to the basis of BLUE STAR breeding or not, it has given us a rich source of desert blood not related to either Davenport or other Egyptian lines.
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- Razzmatazz   Blue List And Blue Star   Dec 16 2007, 10:46 PM
- - reidfm   The Blue Arabian Horse Catalog -- Jane Llewellyn O...   Dec 16 2007, 11:43 PM
- - diane   QUOTE (reidfm @ Dec 17 2007, 09:43 AM)The Blu...   Dec 17 2007, 01:35 AM
- - Razzmatazz   Can you please explain the issue with Muniqi? Why ...   Dec 17 2007, 01:36 PM
- - Echo1   QUOTE (diane @ Dec 17 2007, 02:35 AM)Its unde...   Dec 17 2007, 02:30 PM
- - diane   QUOTE (Echo1 @ Dec 18 2007, 12:30 AM)untrue ...   Dec 17 2007, 10:27 PM
- - diane   QUOTE (Razzmatazz @ Dec 17 2007, 11:36 PM)Can...   Dec 17 2007, 10:29 PM
- - Bandit   If a tree falls in the forest and no one hears it,...   Dec 17 2007, 10:55 PM
- - Echo1   QUOTE (diane @ Dec 17 2007, 11:29 PM)The gene...   Dec 18 2007, 12:36 AM
- - Echo1   QUOTE (reidfm @ Dec 17 2007, 12:43 AM)The Blu...   Dec 18 2007, 12:38 AM
- - Echo1   QUOTE (Bandit @ Dec 17 2007, 11:55 PM)If a tr...   Dec 18 2007, 12:39 AM
- - diane   QUOTE (Bandit @ Dec 18 2007, 08:55 AM)If a tr...   Dec 18 2007, 02:53 AM
- - Bandit   QUOTE (Echo1 @ Dec 17 2007, 06:39 PM)A tree l...   Dec 18 2007, 03:13 AM
- - diane   QUOTE (Echo1 @ Dec 18 2007, 10:39 AM)A tree l...   Dec 18 2007, 04:42 AM
- - Nadj al Nur   Diane.......just to play the devil's advocate,...   Dec 18 2007, 06:53 AM
- - diane   QUOTE (Nadj al Nur @ Dec 18 2007, 04:53 PM)Di...   Dec 18 2007, 07:03 AM
- - Echo1   QUOTE (Bandit @ Dec 18 2007, 04:13 AM)Well su...   Dec 18 2007, 01:34 PM
- - Echo1   QUOTE (diane @ Dec 18 2007, 05:42 AM)... the ...   Dec 18 2007, 01:44 PM
- - Bandit   QUOTE (Echo1 @ Dec 18 2007, 07:34 AM)When con...   Dec 18 2007, 02:04 PM
- - Echo1   Joe Ferriss, Thank you for your post. It solidifi...   Dec 18 2007, 02:34 PM
- - Echo1   QUOTE (Bandit @ Dec 18 2007, 03:04 PM)Well yo...   Dec 18 2007, 02:41 PM
- - JacqueB   I need a history lesson here. What is Mu'niqiy...   Dec 18 2007, 03:21 PM
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