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    I have used this one for some years and it's been...

    I have used this one for some years and it's been excellent on a horse who is generally very sensitive, but not girthy. I think he would be girthy if he were in any way uncomfortable ;)...
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    I do exactly what Crash Helmet does.

    I do exactly what Crash Helmet does.
  3. ...or the too late at night phone calls from a...

    ...or the too late at night phone calls from a boarder who's richer than you, has an easier life than you, and doesn't have to get up at sparrow fart to clean her horses boxes etc.
    She's your friend...
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    Really, you have the whole sole replaced? On the...

    Really, you have the whole sole replaced? On the Konigs I had the leather sole was actually sewn on to the upper. I did have rubber half soles on them, but the stitching rotted and the sole pulled...
  5. Just remembered these . Don't trim my fillies...

    Just remembered these .
    Don't trim my fillies beautiful blond tail, at the top, with scissors. I plait that. She came for starting, not for your bizarre grooming ideas, who does that?!
    Don't decide...
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    Well you cant put him out with a broken foot in...

    Well you cant put him out with a broken foot in Winter, so I guess it's continue as you are and maybe put him on reserpine or something else to make it safer for you, or put him down now? I wouldn't...
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    Rodeo rehab. It's harder than GP but it doesn't...

    Rodeo rehab. It's harder than GP but it doesn't last as long :)
  8. Arenas built with beautiful walls and fences in a...

    Arenas built with beautiful walls and fences in a lovely location may look nice, but without drainage, they don't drain...
    Horses fed the same amount when the arena is flooded are not "strong" and...
  9. Don't jump in and out of the arena, open the...

    Don't jump in and out of the arena, open the gate.
    Don't put the OTTB you're trying to sell in the stall already occupied by the 12hh welsh show pony, then tell me "it was alright" IT WAS NOT...
  10. Max Benz also has this set-up. I find it much...

    Max Benz also has this set-up. I find it much more balanced as the billets are attached to webbing over the tree, so symmetrical (which other systems aren't always)
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    :lol: Main problem (other than the...

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    Main problem (other than the embarrassment!) is the way a combo of high cantle/short deep seat/big blocks can hollow the back. I wonder if that mans back hurts, not to mention what he's...
  12. Cask force is a miss spelling of cast force I...

    Cask force is a miss spelling of cast force I think , i.e forcefully cast.
    The compound fracture is a mistake in translation of "scomposta" Italian for decomposed, and you could miss seeing that....
  13. I'm not making any allegations Crockpot, just...

    I'm not making any allegations Crockpot, just thinking about the sorts of things that sometimes happen. This is not his first rodeo, as they say!
    This is translated, but is something from 2012...
  14. Thanks for the tip to "think" Alibi-18. Why...

    Thanks for the tip to "think" Alibi-18. Why indeed would a small tour horse need that? I don't know, maybe he had to learn piaffe come hell or highwater? Maybe this maestro got annoyed when he went...
  15. The article I read claimed the horse suffered...

    The article I read claimed the horse suffered compound fractures. That would be impossible to miss. Maybe the description is inaccurate.
    This man apparently has a reputation for throwing horses...
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    A big issue for me is that I don't want a leather...

    A big issue for me is that I don't want a leather sole, which I think these have? I pulled the sole right off a pair of Konigs when the welting rotted from being wet.That is not fixable. I don't...
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    Buy her a rope halter and a dressage whip for...

    Buy her a rope halter and a dressage whip for Christmas ;)
  19. Thread: HKM breeches?

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    Another really good buy is Horka, I got some...

    Another really good buy is Horka, I got some because i'm sick to death of Pikeur developing puckers. One pair of nearly new Candela after only a few washes :( I threw away 2 pairs recently that were...
  20. Here is one about a very convoluted way of asking...

    Here is one about a very convoluted way of asking for help, which does NOT include asking the extrovert who just walked by :lol https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1EBfxjSFAxQ
  21. Regard it as a training opportunity, work on your...

    Regard it as a training opportunity, work on your stop/go/turn/stand/back/yield aids in the walk ie where she puts her feet.
    Work on habituating her to other horses being close,obviously you need...
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    I'd be wondering why he's for sale at all, and...

    I'd be wondering why he's for sale at all, and why for such a good price!? If all is as represented i'd be all over it :)
  23. Thread: WWYD?

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    I usually ask the cats if they think it's OK, but...

    I usually ask the cats if they think it's OK, but a boyfriend works too I guess!
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    I think he is supposed to have Aspergers? At...

    I think he is supposed to have Aspergers?
    At least it was mentioned to him as in "have you been assessed for Aspergers?" in the series.
    The response I would expect would be "so?" rather than "how...
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    You can buy Great Lakes collagen which is beef,...

    You can buy Great Lakes collagen which is beef, rather than pork, and a bit different to gelatin. I've had a horse on it ,I read some research that found collagen is better than glucosamine, so I...
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