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  1. ok, sorry guys, actually i only put the "inside...

    ok, sorry guys, actually i only put the "inside leg at the girth" comment becuz English riders might be reading my post and get all upset if I left it out ;-)

    I think the issue might be going from...
  2. Canter Aids for a Reiner - What Am I Screwing Up?

    Hi Guys,

    We recently got a nice reining horse (has shown in the open pro division, so he knows his stuff).

    The trainer said that basically he would *never* take the wrong lead…its against his...
  3. I am riding first now, when I can, early in the...

    I am riding first now, when I can, early in the morning. So thank you!

    But why do feel I am ALWAYS fighting with the farm (in spring, i guess).

    Fighting with the tractor, fighting with the...
  4. I thought that at some point, in case he doesn't...

    I thought that at some point, in case he doesn't work out for us, or for some reason we to sell it, it would be a benefit to have AQHA papers.

    My question is: if I submit his NRHA registration to...
  5. His NRHA says "Grade" for breed. But WTF (sorry...

    His NRHA says "Grade" for breed. But WTF (sorry for language) - he's a grandson of Smart Chicolina and Holywood Dunit. Did some non-QH sneek in somewhere? How dare they!
  6. Getting a NRHA registered horse to be double-registered with AQHA

    Hi There,

    I've done a quick web search on how to do this, but didn't find any specific instructions.

    I'm assuming its worthwhile to get an NRHA registered horse to be also registered with AQHA....
  7. I Love Every Singe Reply! The "Ride First"...

    I Love Every Singe Reply!
    The "Ride First" support changed my thinking, and i got two tiny rides in!!!

    Great Perspective about "The chore list will never be done" and "Ride first or you'll...
  8. up until now, the guys i round up to come help,...

    up until now, the guys i round up to come help, have been a godsend. Very good peeps. Problem is, they have kids and families and commitments. I just want MORE of them, for MORE time, and suitable...
  9. help me have an attitude adjustment with my farmette

    ok guys, bring on the coth wisdom!

    every spring our micro tractor breaks, the grass and weeds get knee high around the house (think meth house), etc. Life revolves around getting shoes that fall...
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    DIY SWAT

    "I use desitin mixed with a tub of Vaseline. I drip in a few drops of tea tree oil and use diosable goves to goop it on.
    Works great and WAY cheaper than swat."

    I'm intrigued….how much desiten...
  11. Horse That's Been Stalled Entire Life w/o Turnout, How Long till He Acts "Normal" ?

    In general, how long would one expect it to take for a horse who has lived his entire life stalled (except for walking to the indoor arena), to act calm outside in a paddock.

    This is not a crazy...
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    Making your own Swat

    Hi,
    I have a gelding who's sheath area gets bloody from flies. I have a horse ireland amigo bug buster (I think thats what its called.) Its absolutely useless in terms of protecting the sheath.
    ...
  13. Stabling My Horse Overnight Before a Show - What Do I Need? How Does This Work?

    Hi Folks,

    I have never stabled my horse overnight somewhere, and at home he lives outside with a run-in shed.

    So the whole idea of bringing him the night before and leaving him in a stall is...
  14. Is a Pinny Holder Something I Can Make or Jerry-Rig Myself?

    I haven't been to a HT in years, and back when I went, I never heard of a requirement to have your own pinny holder for paper pinny's.

    Ok, so obviously I'm out of it. I saw it on the dover...
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    Bob LaPorta - Reining Trainer in Maryland

    Just wanted to know if any cothers have worked with Bob, or bought a horse from him. Feel free to pm me. thanks!
  16. Thanks everyone, i have followed up with the...

    Thanks everyone, i have followed up with the recommended people. I couldn't find any contact info for Suzette Bizzaro.

    Any other recommendations?
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    Please let us know what you find out.

    Please let us know what you find out.
  18. This has become a most excellent thread. I love...

    This has become a most excellent thread. I love the poster who wrote "I hate hoses". 'nuff said!
  19. WTF? Hoses Freezing After They are Drained ?!?!?!

    I'm having a bad few days, our little farmette is sucking my will to live... How is this hose conundrum happening? I drain my hoses by pulling them over a tree branch every time I use them. So how...
  20. Sticky: Need Some Extra Help Exercising Horses - Aldie VA

    We could use some extra help keeping our horses fit. If you are interested and have had previous horse ownership experience, feel free to PM me. We have trails for hacking out, a ring, and some...
  21. thanks guys for excellent recommendations. A...

    thanks guys for excellent recommendations. A using horse would be *perfect*. I saw an awesome using horse a few years ago, only 4 years old with the mind of a 24-year old, for only 5k......how i...
  22. Silkscotch, My husband and I plan on doing a...

    Silkscotch,

    My husband and I plan on doing a little bit of everything, aka trail riding, judged pleasure rides, tiny jumps, basic flatwork, maybe a team penning clinic for beginners, etc. So the...
  23. Suggestions for Finding a Good Western-Trained QH in Virgina/Maryland/WV

    OK, just putting this out there in the chance that you guys can steer me in the right direction.....

    I am looking for a quiet Western-trained QH. What I'm thinking is something along the lines of...
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    he wasn't halter bred, he came from blue...

    he wasn't halter bred, he came from blue valentine, or something like that. I am conjecturing that since his hind legs were post-legged and camped out behind him, then he had to really thrust his...
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    Unusual Conformation & Movement Question

    I saw a QH the other day and he had bizarre conformation and movement. I was really curious as to whether the specific conformation caused the unusual movement.

    The horse's hind end looked...
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