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  1. So glad it worked out. I always like to hear...

    So glad it worked out. I always like to hear about a company that steps up to the plate because they recognize that the customer is the most important thing in the world to any business! This has...
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    Wow! What a great thread! I am SO gratified to...

    Wow! What a great thread! I am SO gratified to read that I am not the only one who is "sucking back" from the scarier stuff abit. I am 52 and do low level eventing. I did great on my senior...
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    Positive feedback for Touchstone

    Nice boots, well packed and promptly shipped. Great communication. A good seller all round! :):)
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    Get his eyes checked. I have just gone through a...

    Get his eyes checked. I have just gone through a similiar thing with my thoroughbred gelding, just rising 8. I bought him as a fairly green 6 year old and I bought him because he was such a steady...
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    I would always advocate buying, if possible, a...

    I would always advocate buying, if possible, a higher end used or older saddle. If it is the correct style and fits you and your horse I think they are a better investment. I have used a number of...
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    HMMMM....

    In my opinion a saddle made out of good leather should not be at risk of losing the finish because of wear from stirrup leathers or getting soaked. Alot of the "middle of the road" saddles seam to be...
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    There are several distributors of Forestier...

    There are several distributors of Forestier saddles in Canada....I'm not sure why there weren't more in the USA. I got mine form Maple Springs Saddlery in Langley BC. I have used the Sandridge...
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    I have a Forestier Atlanta....bought it over 4...

    I have a Forestier Atlanta....bought it over 4 years ago. I absolutely love it. It fits a broad range of horses although I have used it mostly on thoroughbreds myself, inlcuding a senior thoroughbred...
  9. YIKES!!

    I live on the flood plain of Sumas Prairie in the Lower Fraser Valley. I have in- out stalls wih drained paddocks and a perimeter drained hog fuel arena. In all the record breaking rain storms we...
  10. AAGGHH! It's Nasty out there!

    We have never had so much water out in our field and it is now encroaching on the barn etc and my basment is flooding rapidly. I think the combination of about 3 ft of snow( out here in the Fraser...
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    I sympathize...

    In looking at all the posts on this thread I am struck by how many of us who have opened our barns to boarders feel like we have been royally hosed more than once. There is definitely a breed of...
  12. I agree with you Deltawave. It was a horrific...

    I agree with you Deltawave. It was a horrific accident and she is still struggling. She is only 24 and I think she is an immature 24 at that. I think she is in total denial about her abilities and...
  13. Ditto. I am curious about what is going to happen...

    Ditto. I am curious about what is going to happen to Mazetto. I noticed he wasn't mentioned in the most recent Blog updates.
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    Good On You Canadian and American SJ Teams

    Massive Applause for Ian Miller and all the rest of the Canadian team as well as the whole US team:D It does my heart alot of good to see those two rival teams so close in the final tally and...
  15. You are probably right. From my perspective...

    You are probably right. From my perspective standing on the sidelines close to the basket, it looked like she was checking him somewhat frantically. He threw his head up and was a little unbalanced...
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    Every barn owner's worst nightmare!

    I would definitely speak to a lawyer immediately. If there is the potential for litigation it may not come from the injured party or her parents but from her insurers ie medical, liability etc. The...
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    Hey eventmom, with all due respect, aren't the...

    Hey eventmom, with all due respect, aren't the rules already there? The TD is supposedly chosen to be the TD because he/she is knowledgable about the sport and has proven that he/she can officiate in...
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    Huh?

    For the up to date word on her condition check her blog....latest entry by her mom at:


    http://laineashker.blogspot.com/


    She's known for a long time that Frodo is gone :cry:( read her blog...
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    Ditto! I check the blog every day for updates.......

    Ditto! I check the blog every day for updates.... hope all is going well and all the best Laine in your road back to health. :) All the best to your Mom as well....what a piller of strength she has...
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    I bought a used Albion Style a few years ago...I...

    I bought a used Albion Style a few years ago...I think they were the precursor to the SLK line. I got it for $800 and had it restuffed immediately and an adjustment made to the stirrup bars to better...
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    Good On You Laine

    Those of us who haven't had a near fatal fall on the eve of the Olympics can only imagine the angst this girl is going through on top of her pain at losing her friend (Frodo) and her never ending...
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    OH NO!

    :no: So terribly sad. How devastating for his team of people....
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    The noise of Frodo hitting the jump was a huge...

    The noise of Frodo hitting the jump was a huge "thwack" and there was grease all over the front of the basket, actually in semi circles consistant with his chest or forelegs hitting the front of the...
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    Jump 5 Flower Basket

    I was no more than about 10 meters from the flower basket when Laine and Frodo had their fall and I can't help but wonder what impact the sun had in the whole horrendous accident. I was watching her...
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