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    I think horses come into our lives for...

    I think horses come into our lives for reasons.... there is something that they will teach us if we can be open to that experience. I have a 12 mare that I got as an unbroken 2yo and have done all...
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    I took the horse back to the vet today to get the...

    I took the horse back to the vet today to get the bandage off. When I went to halter her, being mindfulon her ear, she freaked whcked my with her head and threw me back about 5 ft on to the ice. This...
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    thanks so much. I imagined the vets would laugh...

    thanks so much. I imagined the vets would laugh about having to come out to remove a bandage and that there might be some really obvious solution I hadn't thought of. It never dawned on my that this...
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    bandage removal ..suggestions?

    last week my mare had a large sarcoid tumor removed from the inside of her ear. We were told to take hte bandage off after several days. The issue is that the mare wants no part of the bandage...
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    what about using hair spray instead of quick...

    what about using hair spray instead of quick braid...some of my daughter's friends do this and was thinking about trying it to save money. sometimes these ideas are penny wise and pound foolish..so...
  6. we used polyglycan IV for a couple of years in an...

    we used polyglycan IV for a couple of years in an event horse who is older and my daughter was competiting CCI* . The horse had no major issues other than age and I really do think the polyglycan...
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    C3 is now a specialty rating, meaning that a pc...

    C3 is now a specialty rating, meaning that a pc kid can get a C3in dressage, show jumping or traditional(eventing). This changed in the past year or so when the HB was introduced. During the national...
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    just wondering if anyone has heard how Stephie is...

    just wondering if anyone has heard how Stephie is doing after her fall in the prelim champ division...it's always especially disheartening when a rider as talented,experienced and careful as Stephie...
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    Lisa..I didn't know what happen to...

    Lisa..I didn't know what happen to Linus...wondered why we hadn't seen him out this year and why the 'new' horse...so sorry..he always seemed like a really great horse anfun,fun ride.
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    never mind the fact that big horses make the...

    never mind the fact that big horses make the JUMPS look small!!!!!...I like that big horses make my BUTT look small LOL!who are you guys kidding.?.the jumps, I don't think so!!! I certainly don't...
  11. is stabling available? We have a big Fernhill...

    is stabling available? We have a big Fernhill horse who it might be fun for my daughter to bring. He was imported in 2004 and is doing well after initially have some challenges. Daughter wants to...
  12. a total nightmare...jingles for you guys. my...

    a total nightmare...jingles for you guys. my daughters horse had colic surgery 18 months ago, when he was at a sale barn far from here (and his former owner0. I feel so badly that he went through...
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    wondering if the perission from president of USEF...

    wondering if the perission from president of USEF would carry any weight at an FEI event? probably not....
    You guys have given lots of good advice..I've ordered the lysine from spart paks...figured...
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    i could find the xc/dressage but wondering if any...

    i could find the xc/dressage but wondering if any one knows who took pics of SJ? I'd like to find them...;thanks...
  15. head shaking hurting test scores...any ideas??please.....

    My daugther events at the FE! levels and recently a dressage judge came out and told her the horse needed to see the FEI vet to rule out any form of lameness because of his head shaking. He had a...
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    Head shaking....ideas?so frustrated...

    daughter is competing her horse prelim..This year and last, he frequently finishes on his dressage score ..the only issue is that his score is almost always compromised by his head flipping. We used...
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    I have a daughter who wants to do a LF *. We...

    I have a daughter who wants to do a LF *. We were in Bromont last weekend qualifying for NAJYRC and she ran one horse at the CIC* and the other at the CCI*...the only difference was literally 600 m...
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    Bromont..what to expect?

    we're headed up to Bromont,human/equine passports in hand. wondering what to expect. We've heard the XC course is huge, is that so? any particularly tricky riding fences to be aware of? Any words...
  19. Thread: CCI* at VA

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    we're the folks you're talking about. daughter...

    we're the folks you're talking about. daughter trying to qualify for NAJYRC. Has done one Cic* with her older horse (20 years old ):) and will try to qualify with him at Bromont. The amount of...
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    great thread!!!I was just reading "the lsot...

    great thread!!!I was just reading "the lsot hours' and the character in the book has the same accident as Laine Asker...Rolex 5th jup, flower basket etc...weird to read it, not sure what I thought...
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    I'm pleased to know this family. THe dad is a...

    I'm pleased to know this family. THe dad is a single dad who is solely responsible for his daughter. He works long hours at 2 jobs to give her the opportunity to have a horse and compete it. He...
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    am thankful that RAyers was able to put into...

    am thankful that RAyers was able to put into words what is so true for many of us.
    It's somewaht interesting to me that eventing seems in many ways safer than it was 40 years ago, yet some how...
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    a one hour group lesson is certainly not over...

    a one hour group lesson is certainly not over kill..unless they were to gallop for an entire hour. I hav a fair amount of PC experience as I was a pony clubber 30 years ago and am now a pc parent of...
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    Several years ago my young horse bucked in a...

    Several years ago my young horse bucked in a lesson at an adult event camp that I was a mother's day gift from my 5 kids and hubby. Somehow in the second lesson of the week, my mare had a brain blip...
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    thanks for the advice..i actually do work with a...

    thanks for the advice..i actually do work with a gold medal instructor,and should have stated that (actaully 2 of them), but thru a ton of varied events haven't had a lesson in a month. I've done...
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