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    Oct. 18, 2016, 08:01 PM
    asterix replied to a thread Fair Hill in Eventing
    I agree with subk. And that response from the "journalist" at Eventing Connect is really a gem. You should hang on to that. Some day, when that...
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    Oct. 16, 2016, 08:36 AM
    Definitely overkill. If your location allows it, sub in a day of hacking in the field or woods. This can be at all three gaits but it is important...
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    Oct. 11, 2016, 09:32 PM
    Yeah, I don't think pasture board is really full board. We are just outside DC, so an expensive area. Pasture board is 425 and is just board - free...
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    Oct. 7, 2016, 10:23 PM
    My sensitive guy goes in a micklem with a herm springer duo bit, which is the modern version of the nathe (which is no longer made). Both of these...
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    Oct. 5, 2016, 08:38 AM
    asterix replied to a thread Sale Commission in Hunter/Jumper
    Very different in other disciplines - the notion that the trainer gets a commission because he or she will have to "make it work" down the road...
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    Oct. 1, 2016, 05:39 PM
    asterix replied to a thread Morven park in Eventing
    I'm not there, but I'm guessing it was really, truly, deeply muddy.
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    Sep. 29, 2016, 03:59 PM
    I don't think Guilherme is trying to make it sound difficult and scary - that is math that lots of folks don't even know to do. I know someone who...
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    Sep. 29, 2016, 02:30 PM
    Oh, goodness, yes, that sounds incredibly familiar. Mine's a draft cross, believe it or not, and he's very talented. My dressage coach is sure he can...
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    Sep. 29, 2016, 02:17 PM
    I'd agree you might want to go with a decent used saddle and wait to get something more high end later. Some older Countys are really nice for...
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    Sep. 27, 2016, 08:21 PM
    Does she need to be hot shod? Seems to be a trigger. I've had multiple horses for a number of years and only had hot shoeing a handful of times....
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    Sep. 26, 2016, 05:28 PM
    Eric Smiley, who is a truly fabulous clinician, is teaching at Sunset Hill in Woodbine, MD. Oct 24, 25, 26. The format is a mix of small groups and...
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eventing, pretending all my horses have been normal size


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