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  1. It sounds to me like people trying to take...

    It sounds to me like people trying to take advantage of you and your situation. It's one thing to ask for the horse to be brought and stabled at a horse show that is near where you are for a week,...
  2. The potential buyer needs to come to the horse,...

    The potential buyer needs to come to the horse, not the other way around.

    Do not send the horse to someone you do not have experience with for a trial. The situation you seem to be in, is the one...
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    I have done one off facility trial. As a seller,...

    I have done one off facility trial. As a seller, I would NEVER allow a horse on trial to be trailered off the property I left the animal at to go to the show grounds unless it was done by me. If you...
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    I might be wrong that it is illegal, but it is...

    I might be wrong that it is illegal, but it is against the spirit of the rules. I think of it the same way as I would a strength and conditioning coach telling a player to is human growth hormone to...
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    I guess I see the issues now so more than before...

    I guess I see the issues now so more than before because I'm not really pursuing riding at a high level anymore. I like going to shows I mean I like winning ribbons and having good rides but I don't...
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    Here's my two cents to this. The thing that makes...

    Here's my two cents to this. The thing that makes equestrian sports so amazing and so great is the animal. Part of the process of becoming a better rider is to figure out your horse. Part of the...
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    I'm not in feeding frenzy mode I'm in matter of...

    I'm not in feeding frenzy mode I'm in matter of fact mode. A well known judge who is a fixture for young hunter jumper riders, who works as an online coach and judge suggested that a rider should use...
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    Noelle, Please read this thread and realize...

    Noelle,

    Please read this thread and realize while perfect prep is not illegal in that there is no drug test for it, the spirit in which Rob Gage suggested it's use is illegal. Rob Gage could be...
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    I'm not going to argue with you but how long are...

    I'm not going to argue with you but how long are they really lasting at the 3ft and 2'6 levels.

    There are plenty of jumpers still jumping the big sticks at 18 years old. There are plenty of...
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    The issue is there needs to be limits and an...

    The issue is there needs to be limits and an enough is enough for the horses. If it takes you 2-3 hours a day of activity for a horse and rider to get into the ring, then the rider is simply not...
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    I think you are very right with this statement....

    I think you are very right with this statement. When you become an outsider looking in, or you realize a pattern, and witness it with your eyes, and have no skin in the game it's a lot easier to say....
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    See I disagree with your point regarding horses...

    See I disagree with your point regarding horses working hard and finals. I don't see a problem letting a horse go long and low, go out to walk, do 30 minutes of flat work, take them out of the ring...
  13. Yeah I have no doubt Walker would get crucified...

    Yeah I have no doubt Walker would get crucified on the fact his next door neighbor has prospered while Wisconsin has withered. Also there are going to be quite a few skeletons, and his children are a...
  14. Or maybe just maybe the proper response from...

    Or maybe just maybe the proper response from George would have been, I am a mere journalist and while I can criticize statistics I will never full understand the situation as I have not studied...
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    By not super bold do you mean not completely...

    By not super bold do you mean not completely honest. The greatest price influencing factor for a junior or amateur horse is honesty. Is he going to make the effort to get off the ground in 99% of...
  16. A). I'm a republican. B). I'm talking about all...

    A). I'm a republican. B). I'm talking about all members of the Republican Party. From presidential candidates to state representatives. They make unflattering and frankly disgusting statements about...
  17. It all seems a little fishy, they had to...

    It all seems a little fishy, they had to transport her to the other side of the country. The cost of that alone is expensive. The lawyer is making these statements, not the hospital, not a doctor, a...
  18. I'd like to see an independent doctor in...

    I'd like to see an independent doctor in associated with the family or hospital make a statement. This mans doctorate is in Law, not in medicine.
  19. It's very popular in state legislation for anti...

    It's very popular in state legislation for anti abortion, anti family planning legislation to come through. Then republicans running generally say something about rape, abortion, women that is...
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    Honestly I don't know and I don't care. I hope...

    Honestly I don't know and I don't care. I hope someone close to him and the situation AKA his child, or the Trainer or friend will tell him that this isn't really appropriate. Holy moley would I be...
  21. Myself and two others have named one that could...

    Myself and two others have named one that could win a general election. Jon Huntsman. With Romney being finished with politics and Christie in the midst of scandal he's someone that's kept his nose...
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    For goodness sake, do you really need to take a...

    For goodness sake, do you really need to take a jab at her financial situation every time. How do you even know "the facts" unless you are a barn manager, the trainers in question or her parents you...
  23. I seriously want to see huntsman run. A). He has...

    I seriously want to see huntsman run. A). He has the most experience, and most of it has been outside of Washington. He knows how to run a state well (Utah Governor) he knows foreign policy...
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    You really need to look into why children under a...

    You really need to look into why children under a certain size are rear facing. It is safer for them. Much much safer. Getting into a car accident with a child in the car is much more likely than...
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    No I'm talking about piece meaning together...

    No I'm talking about piece meaning together flights. Frontier does really low cost flights to Omaha from Denver and vice versus. It's not unusual for them to be running really cheap specials if...
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