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    Nov. 24, 2014, 05:47 PM
    Linny replied to a thread Why Keep Breeding? A Rant. in Racing
    Hope springs eternal for most breeders. Every spring brings the hope that THIS foal (however slow it's near relations) will be the outlier. He will...
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    Nov. 24, 2014, 10:34 AM
    Many BO's just factor taxes into the price you are paying, like the gas stations do. To use easy numbers, if you are in a state with 5% tax and you...
    47 replies | 4946 view(s)
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    Nov. 23, 2014, 10:04 PM
    Linny replied to a thread Hip Tag 74 in Eventing
    Sorry, but where exactly did that stat (bolded) come from? Most studies show that horses raced at two stay sounder longer than those started later....
    187 replies | 17827 view(s)
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    Nov. 14, 2014, 10:00 AM
    As much I would love more breeders being able to follow the careers of "their" foals and would love it if more people knew where their horses came...
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    Nov. 14, 2014, 02:05 AM
    Is it possible that she raced in Mexico? I think that they brand TB's.
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    Nov. 13, 2014, 11:12 PM
    Linny replied to a thread RIP COTH's "Gunnar" in Off Course
    Very sad to hear. She was always a positive force here on the board, and apparently IRL as well. RIP, Gunnar/Steph, you will be missed.
    59 replies | 4146 view(s)
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    Nov. 12, 2014, 08:23 PM
    I'm going tomorrow. Can't wait, not that I will be buying much, but it's fun to look.
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    Nov. 12, 2014, 05:23 PM
    Linny replied to a thread Book on grid exercises in Hunter/Jumper
    My copy of 101 Jumping Exercises was pilfered from me.:mad: I'm hoping I can get another copy at Equine Affair. It's very good, the diagrams are...
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    Nov. 12, 2014, 05:20 PM
    Linny replied to a thread Clinic costs in Hunter/Jumper
    I will say that if it is the right name, people will be willing to travel several hours, especially if stabling etc are nice. One possible...
    18 replies | 822 view(s)
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    Nov. 12, 2014, 01:03 PM
    I agree about bringing a friend to look. A second set of eyes can be helpful, especially if they are at all horsey. A few years ago a friend called...
    31 replies | 2835 view(s)
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    Nov. 12, 2014, 12:30 PM
    Linny replied to a thread Equitation in Hunter/Jumper
    If your horse is green and you are as well (guessing you are as it's crossrails) just look to have a pleasant experience. Ride nice straight lines...
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    Nov. 12, 2014, 12:06 PM
    Not sure where you are but if possible, I'd try to visit and check in on your consigned horse periodically. Thus, I'd always advise staying fairly...
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    Nov. 11, 2014, 07:44 PM
    As far as attire, you are better to be over dressed than underdressed. If you are in a show shirt and jacket and everyone else in polos, you can...
    20 replies | 1314 view(s)
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    Nov. 9, 2014, 09:15 PM
    I just finished Dead End Gene Pool by Wendy Burden. It is her memoir of growing up the grandchild of William Burden, a Vanderbilt heir. Some of it is...
    786 replies | 22142 view(s)
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    Nov. 9, 2014, 08:28 PM
    I was in your position at about your age. I dated a man from my junior year of college til I was 26. He was 4 years older than I and owned his own...
    46 replies | 1719 view(s)
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    Nov. 8, 2014, 05:05 PM
    I have garnered an array of airbrushed sweatshirts with mustangs, Arabians and such galloping over hills and through streams. Not my style and I...
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    Nov. 8, 2014, 04:58 PM
    Texarkana, your points are all valid but for the fact that the Mosses have said that they will raise and race Z's foals. Were the mare in question...
    45 replies | 1790 view(s)
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    Nov. 8, 2014, 10:40 AM
    When I was at a lesson barn that also had boarders, the rule was that lesson traffic had right of way and the instructor (who was either the BO or an...
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    Nov. 7, 2014, 09:47 AM
    Linny replied to a thread German horses in Racing
    Last I knew, a stallion couldn't stand in Germany of he ever raced on meds. When they have come to the US for the Breeders' Cup (or other races) the...
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    Nov. 7, 2014, 09:16 AM
    As great a racemare as Zenyatta was, she is not a proven broodmare and while the "it" factor of having a foal by your stallion, out of Z might be...
    45 replies | 1790 view(s)
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    Nov. 6, 2014, 02:28 PM
    This may sound backward but if I am thinking of the right horse (lovely head portrait style pic) the ad almost makes one think that the offer is "too...
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    Nov. 5, 2014, 09:21 PM
    I think I saw your ad on FB. If I were closer, I'd be thrilled. I saw it on a fairly general "sale or lease" page. Is there one for your area? I...
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    Nov. 5, 2014, 10:10 AM
    Linny replied to a thread Hackney as a hunter? in Hunter/Jumper
    At the lower levels you might have a shot. If the idea is to get it out there, doing something, what difference does it make if you pin? Hackneys...
    49 replies | 3054 view(s)
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    Nov. 4, 2014, 03:36 PM
    Linny replied to a thread Maclay Finals in Hunter/Jumper
    At 16, I imagine that Tori may have grown a bit taller and this may look slimmer. She was an amazing rider long before she got to Andre's but he has...
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    Nov. 3, 2014, 04:27 PM
    ^^^ unless he had a natural marking in the shape of a letter and 5 numbers, he was definitely a TB. I never told her but did mention it to our TB...
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    Nov. 3, 2014, 01:20 PM
    I agree with F8, in some cases something is being hidden (age, eligibility) and in others it's laziness. The owner who doesn't care and thus doesn't...
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    Nov. 3, 2014, 12:40 PM
    Linny replied to a thread Maclay Finals in Hunter/Jumper
    As someone who HAS done on air commentary (not at horseshows, but I would be happy too if ShowNet were to call) I am one of the people who did take...
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    Nov. 2, 2014, 06:06 PM
    Linny replied to a thread Arena Fee's in Off Course
    Typically a trainer coming in to teach at a facility is expected to pay a fee to the owner of the facility. I understand this, especially at strictly...
    69 replies | 2286 view(s)
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    Nov. 2, 2014, 04:50 PM
    Linny replied to a thread Maclay Finals in Hunter/Jumper
    Was it me or did Hunter look down a lot? It's a flaw that I have always battled and my trainer always pointed it out to me when others glance down so...
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    Nov. 2, 2014, 04:31 PM
    Linny replied to a thread Maclay Finals in Hunter/Jumper
    Swapping horses!
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