Mares Provided for French Farmers., Daily Racing Form, 1913-03-16


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MARES PROVIDED FOR FRENCH FARMERS. France i- evldeutl.1 determined to make a- perfeel is possible !n great national scheme for breeding all Ms army horses within the countrj and a fresh slip has In en taken in tin- direction. A little while back iln- s.-iieie iPBUeoaragemeni founded a nam ii ni Prix de Cavab-ric. gad the winners ol race- u en- in be available as government stallions. D has now been decided that tSOU broodmares shall be provided by tin- army. Hni ol these mares being supplied from cavalry regiments, and -m l the artlllerj The Minister of War has Instructed the military governors of Paris and Lyons, and I hi commanding general- of the Army Corps, to lake siieh slips as they deei ccssary in this matte] All the home regiments are i" contribute mares and experis will examine the stables with s view ..I selecting so. h mates a- seem specially adapted La breeding puipnses. N,, mar.- over thirteen years "i igi la in be taken. The mares will 1" sold i" larinii- iii the various districts, ami as far as possible luej will be returned t" tlte district in which Ibej tbeinaelves were bud. and the mares will be served each season bi the government stal lions stationed n. ar by. Bef tbey have tin- regiments all Ibe mares will be branded for future identification. Farmers ami small l.i.deis have i "iiiplaimi! for a long time abmil Hn- ilillieiili ,,i obtaining suitabh man- from which t" breed :. .incapable ol pa— in u the government standard im-cavalry and artUlery, but thej will m bavi no cam for complaint.

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