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  1. READ the chart. There's always a chart with...

    READ the chart. There's always a chart with helpful info about the horse, and ask the person holding the horse if they've ever ridden him and how he goes.

    If it says "use stick in front of...
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    I work in retail yet I can afford an apartment,...

    I work in retail yet I can afford an apartment, car, horse, and a healthy amount of showing at the local level. I've earned my place at work and my paycheck by being reliable and a hard worker.
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    I bought a black coat with purple piping at VTO...

    I bought a black coat with purple piping at VTO during Rolex. They had other color options as well.
    http://weanieeventer.blogspot.com/2014/05/rolex-purchase.html
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    If she hasn't gotten a single raise in 10 years...

    If she hasn't gotten a single raise in 10 years and still works for the same company then that's her fault. I also notice that she's only working part time. The job gives hours for what the job...
  5. A friend's trailer has the drop down windows on...

    A friend's trailer has the drop down windows on the head side so the horses get extra air, and a swing down bus style window on the butt side. It's a long window that runs the length of the horse...
  6. So do they, like, judge you on how much you flail...

    So do they, like, judge you on how much you flail and groan as you scramble up the side of your saddle and flop over the other side?
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    The people I have noticed that swap out saddles...

    The people I have noticed that swap out saddles on a regular basis are have the same profile. They want to ride and have dreams of riding at high levels but their level of riding is not up to those...
  8. I got a comment on a test where I released the...

    I got a comment on a test where I released the inside rein during a very nice trot circle in her difficult direction. Tenseness is my mare's problem and I wanted to reward her for her correct...
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    horse with uneven length legs

    I know of a horse with uneven front legs. Someone noticed while trying to fit the horse into a saddle because one shoulder was several inches higher than the other. That lead to the observation...
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    Wow that mare. FAT and very clueless under...

    Wow that mare. FAT and very clueless under saddle.

    There's a video of a 3yo in his first ride off the lunge line where he's wearing draw reins.
  11. Has anyone who wears a RoadID been asked to also...

    Has anyone who wears a RoadID been asked to also wear an armband since the info isn't online?
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    Like I said, dog needs to lose a few pounds. My...

    Like I said, dog needs to lose a few pounds. My mom leaves dry food down 24/7 and feeds the dog canned once a day, AND feeds table scraps and treats although she will deny it. Dog is just very...
  13. I would give her a notice like "blah blah you...

    I would give her a notice like "blah blah you have been great blah blah the new situation isn't going to work, I am looking for a new barn and expect to be gone in 2 weeks but I will let you know the...
  14. I disagree with this, there are some people who...

    I disagree with this, there are some people who NEVER need a young or green horse because they lack the ability to develop the skills needed. Not all horse owners have horse sense.
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    No, like I said in the OP that the vet did a...

    No, like I said in the OP that the vet did a blood panel which lead to the cushings diagnosis.
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    I asked her about medication and she said the vet...

    I asked her about medication and she said the vet never mentioned it. I told her to go back to the vet and ask, I knew there was medication for horse Cushings.

    Her dog is overweight although...
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    Cushings in dogs

    My mother's older dog was diagnosed with cushings via a blood panel. The vet wrote her a prescription for a low protein Science Diet food but her dog isn't eating it, and it's super expensive.
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    Oh, I posted a video of her doing a nice steady...

    Oh, I posted a video of her doing a nice steady dressage test, mentioned that I wanted to do a first level test at a dressage show because they looked like fun and she has nice lengthenings, and...
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    Horses, unless they have an injury, are not the...

    Horses, unless they have an injury, are not the out of shape couch plugs that we tend to think they are. I'd have no problem getting on a horse and doing 20 minutes of walk/trot work the first week....
  20. Do you have experience with baby horses? Frankly...

    Do you have experience with baby horses? Frankly it sounds a bit like Black Stallion syndrome and I hope you aren't getting in way over your head.
  21. He has a massive speed streak because you let...

    He has a massive speed streak because you let him. Lots of gymnastic work with lines of grids with poles all over the ground and you learning to wait with your body and half halt him at the right...
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    Drunken eventing

    May I submit to you this very short video of me on my mare "galloping" cross country. Had there been a police officer on course I fear I would have been pulled over and asked to take a sobriety...
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    I will have to comment on you flapping your arms...

    I will have to comment on you flapping your arms and attempting to fly him over the fences. This surprisingly does not work. Quiet with your arms and upright with your torso and drive with your leg...
  24. I have met a few horses that are total wusses...

    I have met a few horses that are total wusses about hitting a rail and will come up hopping on three legs if they sting a fence. They are fine a few seconds later and not surprisingly are much more...
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    It sounds like someone has gotten seriously...

    It sounds like someone has gotten seriously injured at least once when dealing with this horse in an enclosed space. For a professional only.
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