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    Feb. 5, 2016, 03:31 PM
    BAC replied to a thread To leave or stay? in Hunter/Jumper
    I think you really know its time to leave and just want confirmation. Its time to find a new situation, but don't burn your bridges, be professional...
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    Feb. 5, 2016, 02:37 PM
    I know a number of people who haul in a few times a week in winter, you get a better deal if you pay by the month instead of per visit. I also have...
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    Feb. 3, 2016, 05:33 PM
    A friend rode on the USET eventing team with him and said Tad was interested in saddles even then, that he would buy them and cut them apart to study...
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    Feb. 2, 2016, 11:56 PM
    BAC replied to a thread Black Fox photo in Hunting
    You're right! What a beauty.
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    Feb. 2, 2016, 11:39 PM
    My rust and canary breeches in the 60s had white goatskin knee patches. Childish behavior on the part of Le Fash.
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    Feb. 1, 2016, 08:50 PM
    BAC replied to a thread Bernie Traurig Clinic. in Hunter/Jumper
    I don't know where you got that idea, there is no "standard" bit for clinics. You generally use your horse's normal bit or whatever you expect they...
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    Feb. 1, 2016, 06:15 PM
    BAC replied to a thread Bernie Traurig Clinic. in Hunter/Jumper
    Numerous people rode in draw reins, I remember one group with three people using them!
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    Jan. 30, 2016, 12:20 AM
    BAC replied to a thread Nick Karazisis in Hunter/Jumper
    I think he has a video on Bernie Traurig's website which might be worth checking out.
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    Jan. 29, 2016, 11:29 AM
    BAC replied to a thread Laine ashker clinic in Eventing
    In my situation, the checks are made payable to the clinician (who then pays the facility their fee), so unless its cash, I can't cash the check...
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    Jan. 29, 2016, 10:28 AM
    BAC replied to a thread Laine ashker clinic in Eventing
    I'm not a Laine fan at all, but as someone who has organized a number of clinics, in this instance I am taking her side. Stopping payment on checks...
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    Jan. 28, 2016, 12:15 PM
    BAC replied to a thread WFP looking for staff in Eventing
    The ad says two vacancies, a rider and a team staff for mucking, driving the lorry etc. but maybe if they come across a second excellent candidate...
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    Jan. 28, 2016, 11:40 AM
    BAC replied to a thread Should I buy this horse? in Eventing
    I owned a horse with this habit, he was always injuring himself in some way, we ended up padding the walls of his stall. Although the OP says he...
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    Jan. 26, 2016, 06:01 PM
    BAC replied to a thread Field Boot Questions in Hunter/Jumper
    My container says "Cream POLISH."
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    Jan. 26, 2016, 04:13 PM
    I assumed that's what sockmoney was referring to, since I just read COTH's article about Kent's win on the subway this morning, it was fresh in my...
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    Jan. 26, 2016, 04:06 PM
    BAC replied to a thread Field Boot Questions in Hunter/Jumper
    Just the opposite, I use Meltonian boot cream and it makes them grippier, if anything. I just switch from black to neutral for the inside of the...
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    Jan. 26, 2016, 03:52 PM
    I was referring to the IJRC top ten, but I still consider that a bigger win than the Pan Ams, which is a much smaller pool of competitors and lacking...
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    Jan. 26, 2016, 02:43 PM
    BAC replied to a thread Field Boot Questions in Hunter/Jumper
    I avoid black marks on my saddle by using neutral polish on the inside of the calf instead of black, some people just don't polish that part of the...
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    Jan. 26, 2016, 02:28 PM
    I had forgotten about this, I might change my vote, as this is a bigger win than the Pan Ams, although a split vote might be best, Kent for Horseman...
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    Jan. 26, 2016, 12:06 PM
    BAC replied to a thread Bernie Traurig Clinic. in Hunter/Jumper
    That was not the case in the clinic I audited. He did plug his website, but only after working to resolve the problem in question with the rider(s),...
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    Jan. 24, 2016, 07:33 PM
    BAC replied to a thread Capping Big Eq Riders in Hunter/Jumper
    Unicornmeme, I had forgotten about the Maclay final at the Metropolitan until you mentioned it. I watched that class and would never want to compete...
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    Jan. 24, 2016, 07:22 PM
    There are slim pickins if it has to be an American.
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    Jan. 24, 2016, 07:16 PM
    BAC replied to a thread Capping Big Eq Riders in Hunter/Jumper
    Judging in the big Eq is just as subjective as the awarding of wild cards, that statement makes no sense to me.
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    Jan. 24, 2016, 04:41 PM
    BAC replied to a thread Capping Big Eq Riders in Hunter/Jumper
    Are you saying Sally Ike didn't bother to look at your daughter's point total because of a California address? She is old enough to remember both...
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    Jan. 24, 2016, 09:57 AM
    I have never been to the Royal but it sounds very much like showing at MSG, flatting in the middle of the night, Hackney ponies, even the RCMP...
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    Jan. 23, 2016, 10:34 PM
    Before taking such a drastic step, have you tried using various cleaning/conditioners to make it more grippy? What about putting a sheepskin seat...
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    Jan. 23, 2016, 10:17 PM
    I would return it anyway saying it doesn't live up to its non-slip claims and you are entitled to a refund.
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    Jan. 23, 2016, 08:54 PM
    Yup even after having purchased multiple unsound horses the plaintiff offers trainer a full time position as trainer at her farm which includes free...
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    Jan. 21, 2016, 10:01 PM
    BAC replied to a thread Bernie Traurig Clinic. in Hunter/Jumper
    When I audited there was a pony, it could not do the horse striding plus was badly behaved and very hot. Bernie ended up spending way too much time...
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    Jan. 21, 2016, 02:10 PM
    I think Rothchild's Pan Am victory has to beat out HH Azur this year and Brunello is the only possible choice in the hunters.
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    Jan. 21, 2016, 02:05 PM
    I don't think anything compares to winning the Triple Crown, so it has to be AP.
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    Jan. 19, 2016, 02:11 PM
    BAC replied to a thread Capping Big Eq Riders in Hunter/Jumper
    I thought that was the rule all along, at least it was in my junior days back in the dark ages. I had no idea it had changed.
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    Jan. 19, 2016, 02:06 PM
    BAC replied to a thread Bernie Traurig Clinic. in Hunter/Jumper
    I audited a two day clinic a few years ago and enjoyed it a lot, I would ride with him, but the criticisms of him are justified as well. He does...
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    Jan. 13, 2016, 11:08 PM
    Bill Moroney is such a phony. He never had any intention of "riding off into the sunset." First he steals the USHJA presidency from Mary Babick and...
    40 replies | 3739 view(s)
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