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    I use Dr. Norvall and Dr. Johns at VA Equine...

    I use Dr. Norvall and Dr. Johns at VA Equine Imaging. They are really top class and have been wonderful to discuss horses' issues and have really up to date technology. (When I lived in Middleburg,...
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    As a seller I have a smiler policy: No trial As...

    As a seller I have a smiler policy: No trial
    As a buyer, of course I'm going to ask.

    For me, each day I don't sell a horse it costs me more even with him on trial as I'm going to have to pay his...
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    Equitational, there are Doda's I believe they add...

    Equitational, there are Doda's I believe they add pressure or weight to the hind legs. I know they are illegal for the Young Jumper classes, and I assume in competition. I know very little about...
  4. One of my students rides in the newer Dover...

    One of my students rides in the newer Dover Circuit Pro. I actually rode in the older model. I do like the newer saddle much more than the old. The leather is a nice quality and the blocks help to...
  5. Oh goodness! You can thank "Accelerated Reader"...

    Oh goodness! You can thank "Accelerated Reader" which first enticed my 8 year old self to start reading the Thoroughbred Series because there were at least 30 books in my school's library which...
  6. I have bout 2 saddles from the Middleburg Tack...

    I have bout 2 saddles from the Middleburg Tack Exchange, and I would recommend them in a heart beat. They let me take the saddles and try them on my horse too.

    As far as selling saddles, I have...
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    Take me back to Middleburg, VA! Oh an hour/2 west...

    Take me back to Middleburg, VA! Oh an hour/2 west from D.C. the entire Middleburg/Plains/Upperville area is beyond beautiful, but of course that comes at a steep price. It's my dream to move back...
  8. I haven't read all of the point of views, this is...

    I haven't read all of the point of views, this is coming as a trainer. I have no "rule" about working with other coaches, but there have been instances when there was some conflict.
    I personally...
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    I feel your pain. I have one of those right now...

    I feel your pain. I have one of those right now but feel I'm in the wrong area. When I was in VA (Middleburg area) I was able to sell one for 16K and had numerous people come see him. Of course his...
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    I agree. While physical pain may be an issue, it...

    I agree. While physical pain may be an issue, it could definitely be rider error. What are your coaches' reasons for his stopping? I know you say you jump him higher at home, but for all we know he...
  11. In our areas "trainers'' just take 15% even when...

    In our areas "trainers'' just take 15% even when they have horses in daily training with them.For you it may be more about the experience to bring along the horse which may offer more value than the...
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    From a coach's perspective, which may be slightly...

    From a coach's perspective, which may be slightly different than what I would suggest to a friend, I look at long term goals. How can you most efficiently reach your goal while enjoying the process. ...
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    I worked at Beverly for a working-student stint ,...

    I worked at Beverly for a working-student stint , and the barn was gorgeous. As were the paddocks, trails, and fields surrounding. George Morris came to teach clinics, and Allison Springer rents one...
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    I've been taught that if the horse is sound, it...

    I've been taught that if the horse is sound, it should be able to do a lead change. Consider young horses cantering in a field, they will do a few without cue. The challenge comes in teaching the...
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    Look into synovex c. You may have to talk to a...

    Look into synovex c. You may have to talk to a local/farm vet about it, and while I've given it before the "gun/needle" is huge. It's only $10 a shot though. Similar to Previcox, it's a bit new on...
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    I was able to get my Deniro's in a semi-custom. I...

    I was able to get my Deniro's in a semi-custom. I had a ridiculously long calf for tiny width. The price point, I felt was really great. I compared them to Sergio's which would have been my second...
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    To take with a grain of salt: I had Queen Moody...

    To take with a grain of salt:
    I had Queen Moody Mare. We tried the mare magic, which I'm not completely convinced by. She seemed to be the extreme of moody. She wasn't personable at all and a bit...
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    I want to follow this thread. I've always been...

    I want to follow this thread. I've always been fascinated by its properties.

    Besides swelling, we always mix it with our hoof packing for soreness, after a gallop, or when someone loses a shoe. ...
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    Video-Camera for Horsey Events

    I'm looking for a reasonably priced video-camera. I take a few videos a week of lessons, sale horses, etc. My iphone is not cutting it, and I'm ashamed of how many sale videos I've sent out with...
  20. I wish I always had this opportunity with my sale...

    I wish I always had this opportunity with my sale horses! I am making the assumption you are being paid to continue to ride horse for them.

    If this is not the case, I would be cautious. Are you...
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    The barn I work at has recently taken this same...

    The barn I work at has recently taken this same idea and ran with it. The goal is to have the barn feel more like a community. Now our barn caters mostly to very young students, so your barn may have...
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    I love mine and the way it fits. However, while...

    I love mine and the way it fits. However, while it is still comfortable in mild-warm weather, it is hotter than wearing a short sleeve top.
    So if concern is what will I be coolest in:...
  23. This is very interesting. I'm intrigued, and...

    This is very interesting. I'm intrigued, and it's not too far from me! I'd be interested to see what other COTHer's opinion of this type of opportunity is.
    I'm a young professional who has found...
  24. Thread: Head Shaker

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    I have lunged her in side reins where she would...

    I have lunged her in side reins where she would only working through her back 1 to 2 strides, then raises her head up like a giraffe. I feel even with my youngsters by the end they at least stretch...
  25. Thread: Head Shaker

    by ccr0009
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    Head Shaker

    I recently had a horse come into my program, and I've never seen some of her issues.
    The horse in particular is a beautiful small horse. While not a young horse, no signs of lameness. If I had to...
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