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    May. 1, 2015, 04:25 PM
    subk replied to a thread "Patting the ground" in Eventing
    A tight distance with the horse forward and in balance is "patting the ground." A tight distance when the horse is not forward or in balance is a...
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    Apr. 30, 2015, 01:24 PM
    subk replied to a thread Colleen Rutledge is awesome in Eventing
    I've heard Roberto produced "tough" progeny for years but I've never been sure exactly what that meant. Tough as in sound? Or tough as in difficult...
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    Apr. 30, 2015, 01:17 PM
    subk replied to a thread Colleen Rutledge is awesome in Eventing
    Lord Helps could you edit your chart to be smaller? It is really messing with my screen by widening the margin width making all the ads and stuff on...
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    Apr. 29, 2015, 01:49 PM
    subk replied to a thread Colleen Rutledge is awesome in Eventing
    When you habitually can't even finish a team on XC day he is an obvious choice. Sending a horse that will finish on a great XC score is a smarter...
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    Apr. 29, 2015, 01:42 PM
    The only way to even guess if he has upper level potential is to buy him and spend a few years training him. Half the horses that jogged at Rolex...
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    Apr. 28, 2015, 12:35 PM
    subk replied to a thread Dambala to be euthanized? in Eventing
    From the COTH Forum Rules: "The moderators may...suspend or revoke a user’s membership privileges at any time to maintain adherence to the rules...
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    Apr. 26, 2015, 04:56 PM
    subk replied to a thread Dambala to be euthanized? in Eventing
    You are wrong, that is not my belief--I think there are many reasons a horse can longer be fit to compete that would not necessarily lead to...
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    Apr. 26, 2015, 04:38 PM
    subk replied to a thread Dambala to be euthanized? in Eventing
    And just how "HAPPY" do you think a prey animal who is physically compromised is? Why would anyone think you are an arbitrator of what makes...
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    Apr. 26, 2015, 04:04 PM
    subk replied to a thread Dambala to be euthanized? in Eventing
    I believe more horses have experienced greater suffering and needless suffering because of this growing movement in the U.S. that we have a moral...
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    Apr. 26, 2015, 01:13 PM
    subk replied to a thread 2015 Rolex Kentucky in Eventing
    Who are the commentors today on the USEF live feed?
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    Apr. 26, 2015, 12:08 PM
    subk replied to a thread Colleen Rutledge is awesome in Eventing
    You're not too bad yourself, Brian. Thanks for keeping us updated!
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    Apr. 24, 2015, 06:45 PM
    And to think he's green at the level. His gaits should only get better with time and strength.
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    Apr. 24, 2015, 06:42 PM
    subk replied to a thread 2015 Rolex Kentucky in Eventing
    The other thing that has a huge effect on the quality of gait is basic strength. It takes most horses (especially something TBish) a couple years...
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    Apr. 24, 2015, 02:29 PM
    Mike Plumb didn't just go get hunter lessons. He was an equitation kid and won the Maclay Finals.
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    Apr. 23, 2015, 09:58 PM
    subk replied to a thread How Argumentative Are You? in Off Topic
    I make it a point to avoid making other people look wrong/bad/uninformed until and unless it is not in my best interest to do so. The exception is...
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    Apr. 23, 2015, 09:34 PM
    I have bad news. There has been an apostrophe crisis that started with the advent of self/computer publishing. In fact it is broader that just the...
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    Apr. 23, 2015, 09:11 PM
    subk replied to a thread My Fiance is wasteful in Off Topic
    If you're not going to be his mother about cleaning up after him then don't be his mother by trying to control what he does and doesn't eat. He's a...
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    Apr. 22, 2015, 01:25 PM
    Your whole premise is about what "may be," what "can be" even though multiple experienced UL owners have come here to tell you that that your fears...
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    Apr. 22, 2015, 10:02 AM
    Not everything about human nature is particularly brilliant. Our propensity to talk about other people and speculate on details of which we know...
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    Apr. 21, 2015, 04:06 PM
    Every year as many as a dozen or more horses withdrawal before the first jog after being entered. Many of them were entered because they wanted to...
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    Apr. 15, 2015, 07:15 PM
    The single greatest threat to your horse when trailering are respiratory issues related to breathing dust and an inability of your horse to lower his...
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    Apr. 15, 2015, 05:58 PM
    subk replied to a thread OTTB has no lip tattoo? in Eventing
    Once I bought an end of the year 3 year old off the track who was not tattooed. He was big and slow. He also turned out to be one of the most...
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    Apr. 15, 2015, 03:42 PM
    subk replied to a thread Rider death in Italy? in Eventing
    And how is it that you know that one photograph, in one moment in time of which you have zero context of is showing you a "BASIC issue?" It is one...
    114 replies | 8082 view(s)
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    Apr. 15, 2015, 02:17 PM
    I find people tend to make them too wide. I don't like a wash stall so wide that a young horse can get himself turned around while still cross tied....
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    Apr. 15, 2015, 02:10 PM
    subk replied to a thread OTTB has no lip tattoo? in Eventing
    I always understood that the tattoo was linked to when they are gate trained. Meaning you could have an OTTB who was raised, started and spent time...
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    Apr. 15, 2015, 01:28 PM
    XC in Sidney was the single large crowd at the Sidney Olympics not including opening and closing ceremonies.
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    Apr. 15, 2015, 10:51 AM
    I think the OP has missed the most important factor of all: your personal net worth, disposable income and/or financial where-with-all to manage...
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    Apr. 14, 2015, 03:20 PM
    The "demand for changes" included that they actually be fact and statistic driven to improve horse and rider welfare--not that some random person...
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    Apr. 14, 2015, 11:02 AM
    I think I'm going to be sick to my stomach.
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    Apr. 13, 2015, 09:51 AM
    Find a good Active Release Technique therapist. ART therapists work almost exclusively with soft tissue. To me it sounds as if part of your problem...
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