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    Jun. 12, 2016, 08:32 AM
    This is very timely. I just showed a student last week one of my favorite relaxation exercises. It's basically a yoga exercise. At the walk, start...
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    Jun. 4, 2016, 07:42 AM
    CFFarm replied to a thread At a Crossroads in Off Course
    I have always managed to keep horses in my life. I was basically a single mom at 17 and it was my son and myself for a long time and I had years...
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    Jun. 4, 2016, 07:07 AM
    I've known horses who took weeks to blow an abscess. Once you get him sound reevaluate his diet.
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    Jun. 4, 2016, 07:04 AM
    CFFarm replied to a thread stocking up in Horse Care
    Turn your horse out 24/7 or as much as absolutely possible. Bandaging can actually make things worse. It changes the horse's lymphatic system and...
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    Jun. 4, 2016, 06:50 AM
    My husband refuses to watch movies with me that have riders or horses. I drive him crazy with comments. "If they are supposed to be poor farmers, why...
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    Jun. 3, 2016, 07:58 AM
    Be careful because it can become a habit Like sammy said. I had a horse given to me years ago for this very reason. The only way to break the habit...
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    May. 30, 2016, 07:44 AM
    Take your time on the warm up. Each horse, like each human, warms up in their own time. Incorporate Long and low, rubber band, changes of direction,...
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    May. 30, 2016, 07:37 AM
    CFFarm replied to a thread Posting trot HORRENDOUS! in Dressage
    The posting trot should HELP the horse with rhythm and tempo. If she's shuffling she's probably not connected to the rider. The rider needs to...
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    May. 30, 2016, 07:34 AM
    CFFarm replied to a thread Better Brakes in Dressage
    If he gets strong in the canter ask for more. Keep him going until you feel he wants to stop and keep him going a bit more. I also recommend a...
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    May. 30, 2016, 07:31 AM
    Hi bianca. Welcome. Be brave.
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