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    Jan. 19, 2017, 08:18 PM
    netg replied to a thread Holy Withers Batman! in Dressage
    I'm glad an expert commented because that was my thought! The withers don't seem a huge issue - the curvy back does. My gelding has withers as big...
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    Jan. 19, 2017, 02:20 PM
    I agree that telling the seller you have a budget of $20k and asking if that's feasible prior to travel seems reasonable. It's one thing to devalue...
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    Jan. 19, 2017, 11:45 AM
    netg replied to a thread Rider warmup issues in Dressage
    Unfortunately for me, I have a 45min+ drive to my horses and nowhere overly useful there for a lot of stretching. I have found if I have a chance to...
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    Jan. 19, 2017, 11:40 AM
    Gosh, I would think given you're giving them the opportunity for a lease on a clearly well trained and experienced and sound horse would make it fair...
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    Jan. 17, 2017, 08:06 PM
    I also have webbers. Mine would theoretically be as described here, though I have Bates where the hole doesn't go all the way through. I've been...
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    Jan. 17, 2017, 06:48 PM
    Exactly. No leader has given a reason why that should be so, except Robert Dover who basically said "we need to fund these trips for Europe" and...
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    Jan. 17, 2017, 06:43 PM
    The first part about the BNT - what a jerk. Too common an attitude. Your second horse sounds a lot like my mare. She was green to trailer...
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    Jan. 17, 2017, 01:23 PM
    The page isn't loading for me, but I am already considering a vacation to NH in October, so an event in New England becomes quite possible. While...
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    Jan. 16, 2017, 03:36 PM
    My Custom Advantage Monoflap is SUPER narrow twist. (I believe - I also have an Advantage R, and can't remember which is on which horse for...
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    Jan. 16, 2017, 02:50 PM
    netg replied to a thread Rider warmup issues in Dressage
    The rest of your post was helpful, but starting off like this basically came across as "I'm better than you, and you are simply wrong about how you...
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    Jan. 16, 2017, 02:30 PM
    netg replied to a thread After he throws a shoe... in Dressage
    I love that the horse I show is barefoot still. I hope she can stay that way long term! My gelding has problem feet. We actually took him...
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    Jan. 16, 2017, 02:18 PM
    I used to have ride with it in my left hand only because of nerve damage on my left side - there are muscles my brain can't send signals, so they...
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    Jan. 15, 2017, 02:17 PM
    netg replied to a thread USEF is now US Equestrian in Dressage
    So far the only change I see is that USEFnetwork is no longer free. I don't mind that it's not free for all, or wouldn't if they got the bugs out so...
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    Jan. 14, 2017, 09:52 PM
    I saw the final 4 or 5 rides. Despite some early season glitches, just lovely! I am totally in love with Caravella.
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    Jan. 13, 2017, 05:03 PM
    Eh, my trainer frequently uses a direction to do something with her head as shorthand for doing something with her body, and yells at me (not really...
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    Jan. 13, 2017, 12:00 AM
    Actually, I would say they fit some of our arguments precisely. They had to sell horses who might have helped the US win medals or better medals...
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    Jan. 12, 2017, 05:57 PM
    netg replied to a thread Buying versus Bringing Up in Dressage
    In fact, I would say many members of this board wish their commitments and priorities had allowed them to start so young. Your "poor me, I'm 30 and...
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