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    I have ridden in multiple kinds of flexible irons...

    I have ridden in multiple kinds of flexible irons in both hunter jumper and dressage, and found things I liked and disliked about them.

    For the flexible irons such as HS System 4, I loved them...
  2. What about something like this: ...

    What about something like this:
    http://www.doversaddlery.com/dover%27s-gear-bag/p/X1-33258/#ProductTabs

    Place for boots, helmet, spurs, gloves, etc. on outside, and garment bag inside...sounds...
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    How funny! I keep thinking I should do this! I...

    How funny! I keep thinking I should do this! I was at our schooling show championships with him a couple of weeks ago and a gaggle of girls fell in love with him. At one point he had close to ten...
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    I am so honored to come across this post and see...

    I am so honored to come across this post and see all these nice comments. Mojito (he shows under Lil Mo 2.0) teaches me everyday how to be a better rider and a better horse person. He, despite...
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    I just got directed to this...I was the one who...

    I just got directed to this...I was the one who showed that big guy over the weekend! I can't seem to go anywhere without getting a ton of attention...not that he minds at all! Thanks for all the...
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    Poll: Again, why I LOVE fly bonnets now that they are...

    Again, why I LOVE fly bonnets now that they are legal!
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    I ride an off breed at both schooling and...

    I ride an off breed at both schooling and recognized shows, and I can safely say I have seen the breed bias swing both ways at both levels of shows. There have been times that a judge has been...
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    My trainer often has multiple people showing...

    My trainer often has multiple people showing around the same time, and may times, in different rings. She plans in advance with a schedule of riders, times and rings, and knows which riders need a...
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    Poll: I tried trimming the ear hairs once and it was a...

    I tried trimming the ear hairs once and it was a huge fight, so I gave up that battle and switched to using a fly bonnet. I think fly bonnets give a polished look to the head, and as a braider, I...
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    Update...Rowel spurs went through just fine in...

    Update...Rowel spurs went through just fine in both a major airport, and a small regional airport. I did get asked by a TSA Agent if they were spurs, and when I confirmed they were, he said, "well...
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    Spurs on a Plane?

    I am traveling tomorrow and I want to bring my rowel spurs with me, but I am not planning on checking any bags. Anyone have an issue with putting them in your carry-on? Or are they likely to be...
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    What about the style with the single stripe in...

    What about the style with the single stripe in charcoal with a silver stripe?
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    GPA in Show Ring

    I know that helmet fit is the most important thing when getting a helmet. But I was wondering if both the GPA and JR8 fit, is the GPA just as acceptable, or is it out of fashion? I know CO helmets...
  14. So quite late to this party, but I ride a full...

    So quite late to this party, but I ride a full percheron who is 19.3 hands and 2500lbs, and he goes in a Balance Pro saddle made by Frank Baines. It is an 8XW and built on a hoop tree, and it fits...
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    I now live near a Dover and I have seen the XXLs...

    I now live near a Dover and I have seen the XXLs in person, and they seem to run small in the width and long in the height...so a no go for my stumpy legged guy!
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    I saw the measurement chart, but I was skeptical...

    I saw the measurement chart, but I was skeptical that the large and xl were the same circumference. I wanted to see if that was a typo. My guy has slightly over 13" wide cannons, so I know there...
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    TOTD Dressage Boots

    Does anybody have these boots?

    https://www.tackoftheday.com/default.aspx

    I am looking to get them for the Percheron I ride, but he has thick short front cannons. I would like to get the large...
  18. I think you have wonderful goals, to enjoy the...

    I think you have wonderful goals, to enjoy the training process and take your new horse as far as it will go. She sounds like she has a fantastic brain, and that is the critical trait for a green...
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    It is a little disheartening that so many people...

    It is a little disheartening that so many people are so negative about a STB/Perch doing dressage. People are comparing a draft x trying to do dressage to a 28 year old who has never done ballet...
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    Vertical Half Halts??

    I was at a schooling dressage show on Sunday with a GIANT full Percheron doing Training 1 and 2. I know we have a lot to work on, especially in regards to me sitting up taller and not letting him...
  21. I had this same question last year, so I emailed...

    I had this same question last year, so I emailed Jenny Van Wieren the Assistant Director of Dressage. Here is what I wrote:



    Her response was:

    Hope that helps
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    Poll: I bought the Schneider's Pinnacle bridle at Rolex...

    I bought the Schneider's Pinnacle bridle at Rolex a couple years ago, and I was in love with it. Due to a minor problem in the smart locking system (SLS) however, I had to exchange it. I spoke with...
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    I saw every level go in the indoor, and I agree...

    I saw every level go in the indoor, and I agree with someday that the courses required an accurate ride, but the questions were appropriate for each level. I think the weather and changing to the...
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    I was at Hunter Oaks and stayed until the very...

    I was at Hunter Oaks and stayed until the very end. One of the main reasons Stadium was run was because many riders needed QRs for AECs and moving up. The organizers did the best they could to...
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    I am planning on being there to braid and groom...

    I am planning on being there to braid and groom for my trainer and his wife. I am happy to hear the rain is out of the forecast, but high 80's and 90's all weekend is going to make it quite...
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