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    Thanks for your responses! I'm glad I'm not crazy...

    Thanks for your responses! I'm glad I'm not crazy and I'm not just being a tightwad with my client's money. It just seems ridiculous that people would ask for a commission for scenarios A & B. The...
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    Paying the piper

    I'm currently shopping for a horse for a kid of mine and I am amazed at how many people want a commission (I know, I know...). I am ALL FOR people getting paid what they deserve, but also don't want...
  3. Thread: OKC GO Show

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    My barn goes every year! Like everyone said it's...

    My barn goes every year! Like everyone said it's a great show. Run well, nice footing, good exhibitor parties, etc. Yes, it is hot, it's almost always in the 100's by then. But every part of the show...
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    The height thing has always made the most sense...

    The height thing has always made the most sense to me, especially when talking about something where bigger is generally better. But I noticed that some people seemed to be using it to mean the...
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    Because GM's goal for the sport is not a bunch of...

    Because GM's goal for the sport is not a bunch of happy people getting paid. His goal is QUALITY. I've audited/ridden in several clinics now and he is constantly talking about the lack of excellence...
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    Lol! so... seeing how the two responses I've...

    Lol! so... seeing how the two responses I've gotten so far are saying the two different meanings, I can assume it can mean either or? :)
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    "Top of the line"

    This may be a dumb question, but what does it mean when someone says a pony is "top of the line"? I've heard some people say it's a height thing, a large medium, large small, at the top of its size...
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    ProChaps hands down! I used to ride 5-6 horses a...

    ProChaps hands down! I used to ride 5-6 horses a day, 5-7 days a week and I've blown throw so many pairs of ariats, treadsteps (these are my second fav), grandp prix, etc etc. ProChaps are the only...
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    thanks for the insight! I am neither tall nor...

    thanks for the insight! I am neither tall nor have a big instep. :) Hmmm... well I found a pair of white (which I really need) on ebay that are a size 30. You think they'd probably be too big??...
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    trainer's choice breeches fit

    Can anyone tell me how these breeches fit? I'm thinking about ordering a pair online. I'm an Ariat girl, 28's fit me perfectly. Same as Equine Couture. In the smaller TuffRiders a 30 is great. I...
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    Hunter barn in Houston (Katy) area?

    Anyone have any good suggestions for trainers in the Houston (Katy in particular) area?

    Student is a 9 y/o on a small pony who can periodically have an attitude, so someone who can do tuneups on...
  12. Kels has facebook. Says she still at SCAD.

    Kels has facebook. Says she still at SCAD.
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    I had a brand new New Generation (more expensive...

    I had a brand new New Generation (more expensive model) Elevation that I won that I was trying to sell... came to me straight from the Bates company and never even saw the inside of a barn. I think...
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    Hm, doesn't look too promising. I was hoping I...

    Hm, doesn't look too promising. I was hoping I just wasn't searching enough...
    Thanks for the suggestions! I'll look into all of those places.

    what do you know about Lake Washington Stables?...
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    lesson/show barn in central FL?

    Tried to do a search but a million posts come up when you put "FL" in there!

    I have a student moving to FL (Melbourne area) looking for a good lesson barn that does local and some rated shows. She...
  16. Thread: Pony Decor

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    Thelwell was my first thought too. I saw this...

    Thelwell was my first thought too.

    I saw this bedding the other day... http://www.landofnod.com/girl-bedding/kids/best-in-show-bedding/f1252
  17. Mike Bonham is no longer in Ok, although Silver...

    Mike Bonham is no longer in Ok, although Silver Creek might have his current info. He and Heather got a divorce a few years ago and I believe one of them (i think Heather) moved to Iowa? (last I...
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    Really??? the cemetery?? I would have never...

    Really??? the cemetery?? I would have never thought about that!! That's a fantastic idea!!

    I'll also try some glue and spray and try to extend the life of what we've got.

    Thanks!
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    Where do you get your flowers?

    I'm looking for the bigger fuller ones to use for jumps, not the super skimpy cheapo ones from the dollar store that only look good with crossbars. I'd like to not pay an arm and a leg to do a course...
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    Mary Ann Funk in Manhattan, KS is wonderful to...

    Mary Ann Funk in Manhattan, KS is wonderful to work with. She always has tons of ponies, different levels and prices.

    www.ashwoodfarm.net
  21. I have. They're great.

    I have. They're great.
  22. It'll be my first time as well! Thanks for all...

    It'll be my first time as well! Thanks for all the input!

    Question... how cold is it inside? Trying to figure out what to pack for non riding clothes. Sweaters? Polos? Jackets? Suggestions?
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    I used to wrap up the hoof in vet wrap until...

    I used to wrap up the hoof in vet wrap until someone informed me that it was completely unnecessary. After I stuff his hoof with the stuff I carefully place his foot back down into the shavings and...
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    Thanks for everyone's responses! I was asking...

    Thanks for everyone's responses! I was asking because I have a greener horse that flats quite well and pretty solid at 2"6-2"9. We've schooled 3" a bit but haven't shown it yet. I think he's further...
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    George Morris Clinic levels?

    I audited a GM clinic last year that had levels at 3", 3"6, and 4". Although, they didn't really jump that height. Is that standard? (3" was closer to 2"6, some jumps at 2"3) He did mention that some...
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