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    a Lippizan. perfect size for short me, smart, and...

    a Lippizan. perfect size for short me, smart, and they are beautiful. Have wanted ever since I saw Disney's "Miracle of the White Stallions" at 7 years old in 1963.... was called "Flight of the White...
  2. Thread: Torn ACL?'s

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    I usually post on the 'trashed knee/ankle' thread...

    I usually post on the 'trashed knee/ankle' thread but will throw in my 2 cents - had an ACL / LCL reconstruction at 32 yo (27 yrs ago). Protocol for PT was vastly different then (no WB for 3...
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    http://www.equestriansport.com/ click on the...

    http://www.equestriansport.com/
    click on the events/calendar button and you can see all the Sat events, they eventually add more as weeks get closer. Otherwise best option is to wade through the...
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    WEF spectator

    clarifying - if I was Showing (not just watching) I would for sure have some sort of conveyance - bike, gc!
    but as a spectator, haven't seen the need.
    also adding, you do have to dig around the...
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    re: WEF guide I usually go 2 or 3x each winter...

    re: WEF guide
    I usually go 2 or 3x each winter to spectate and what I do is download the Prize list (it is huge, don't print!), review the 'tentative schedules' for each of my possible trips and...
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    air time

    why is it that these falls seem to be so slooooowww mo? had one just 2 days ago and seriously had enough time to think about NOT landing on my brand new titanium knees, And 'what the hell set this...
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    thanks Jingo-ace now if we just are lucky enough...

    thanks Jingo-ace
    now if we just are lucky enough to have a mild winter .....;)
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    thank you! I am so happy I had the surgery(s) -...

    thank you! I am so happy I had the surgery(s) - could have done at 50 instead of waiting until 55, but just was not mentally 'there' until last spring. and then could not get it done fast enough! the...
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    bilateral TKR recovery update

    bilateral TKR recovery update: on Oct 27 (10 weeks out from surgeries) I rode! was pretty sore afterwards;)
    last Friday 11/23 I rode again (lesson) the additional 3+ weeks of PT have def improved my...
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    experience limited to one Haffie (free leased as...

    experience limited to one Haffie (free leased as a young guy for 2 years) and 2 Fjords (1 year each - both free leases on a Therapy horse 'break'.)

    I have a friend with 10 Haffies and each is...
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    experience limited to one Haffie (free leased as...

    experience limited to one Haffie (free leased as a young guy for 2 years) and 2 Fjords (1 year each - both free leases on a Therapy horse 'break'. I have a friend with 10 Haffies and each is quite...
  12. Another YAY for Turning Point Leather. Nancy made...

    Another YAY for Turning Point Leather. Nancy made me a lovely pr of Spanish top black 1/2 chaps last Spring for my short/wide calves and they are super nice. Fit was perfect when they arrived; I did...
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    wow Coreene, have followed your saga for these...

    wow Coreene, have followed your saga for these many, many months. fantastic to read that you Rode!
    I posted several months ago that I was on line for Bilateral TKR in August - surgery was just over...
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    HIGHLY recommend Nancy McCloud ...

    HIGHLY recommend Nancy McCloud
    http://www.turningpointleather.com/

    she made me some lovely Spanish top 'gaiter' style half chaps.
    I am 5'1 with 18" calves. could Not find off the rack to fit...
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    another one with a possible sweating problem - my...

    another one with a possible sweating problem - my Fjord mare, in occasionally hot and humid SE Massachusetts. fairly recent development, def not a problem last summer (I picked her up in June 2011)....
  16. amigo pads

    I must have 20 pads for horsey and THOSE damn things fit her better BY FAR than any others. I was psyched to find them for such a nice price. As noted above, I opened a PayPal dispute. And I emailed...
  17. .... and just checked order history via the Login...

    .... and just checked order history via the Login on their site
    and there is a note ON HOLD. and "oos for whole order"
    (oos means OUT OF STOCK)
    All on the SAME DAY as I placed the order!...
  18. uh oh. I ordered 3 Amigo saddle pads ($ 16 ea!)...

    uh oh. I ordered 3 Amigo saddle pads ($ 16 ea!) from the same outfit 10 days ago. card charged (debit via payPal)
    supposed to ship in 1 - 4 business days via FedEx and I would get an email when...
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    no go

    yep, not enough stretch to get around my calves. I usually wear a 38, got a 40 in hopes that would provide the extra 'give'. It did not. So, I'll stick to my Equissentials, which fit, but are (IMHO)...
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    bradley breeches

    boo hiss! I have some knee patch ones arriving w. our next 'barn buddy' shipment. the calf thing sounds like a deal breaker. my calves are 18" (L) and 19" (R) so does not sound promising. although...
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    just scheduled bilateral TKR for early August. I...

    just scheduled bilateral TKR for early August. I am 55. Been pushing it off for too many years as local ortho thought I should wait til I am 60. but after a tibial plateau fx 4 yrs ago -non surgical,...
  22. ditto Quillane Welsh Cobs

    they are in Massachusetts. (Plymouth? Plympton? Carver???) somewhere south of Boston, not far from the Cape. BEAUTIFUL and talented horses. OP you said New England? maybe you are not far from them!
  23. I wonder who else applied? this does sound like a...

    I wonder who else applied? this does sound like a good appointment.
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    good timing for this question for me! I have been...

    good timing for this question for me! I have been bringing along a Fjord mare (11, started under saddle at 7)... she has spent three yrs as a therapy horse doing mostly walk and trot work with the...
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    another HSH

    don't own the horse (free lease, hopefully for a long time but could end tomorrow w. 60 days notice)
    have Never owned a horse.
    plenty of tack though. 2 nice saddles (Spirig dressage and brandy new...
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