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    Unsportsmanlike is this not! To the contrary, ...

    Unsportsmanlike is this not! To the contrary, true horse sportsman will always be on the side of his/her horse.
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    I do not judge you. But NOBODY in this thread...

    I do not judge you. But NOBODY in this thread even suggested there is a rider fault. We have a whole page of suggestions of Magnesium etc. supplements that go from illegal(showing) to unethical....
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    And then there was training. And I mean riders...

    And then there was training.
    And I mean riders learning to train first!
    No horse will do anything that is out of its instinct or training/handling experience.
    Horses DO NOT just get things in...
  4. Yeah and there are all these cases where people...

    Yeah and there are all these cases where people get dragged wearing heel boots too. Dont you watch any western movies? :)
    Also I've read that the Texas Governor Rick Perry
    cannot wear heel boots...
  5. I've ridden in tennis shoes at a track for years....

    I've ridden in tennis shoes at a track for years. 10 years or so, and so did many of the others. Never had an issue. Except where tennis shoes (my feet wearing them) rubbed the side of an expensive...
  6. My husband is a cyclist and his formula is:...

    My husband is a cyclist and his formula is:
    ideal number of bikes = n+1
    (where n = the number of bikes he currently owns)

    Applied to my horses, I now own 3 OTTBs, all 16.3 hands, uphill build...
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    Interesting read this thread. Writers here and...

    Interesting read this thread.
    Writers here and some of them quote this happening to more than 1 of their own horses contribute with pages of their horse "supposed" "assumed" health issues.
    Nobody...
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    So you, and I know there are people who do this -...

    So you, and I know there are people who do this - would rather starve a horse or starve of good feed - because he is calmer after that... no wonder... when I starve I don't feel like bucking...
    Look...
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    This. It doesn't read like people have been rude...

    This. It doesn't read like people have been rude to you. Handling horses can be difficult but somehow some people assume it is like handling plush toys. It is not.
    Horses are large and powerful and...
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    There are plenty of contemporary well bread TBs,...

    There are plenty of contemporary well bread TBs, uphill and with great jumping form and fast and catty as opposed to WBs.
    The problem is TBs are sensitive horses they require fine riding, they are...
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    Fair answer. I surely do have horses who take...

    Fair answer. I surely do have horses who take wrong steps, there is nothing like 1000% though... fire your HS teacher if they ever suggested so...

    Training a horse, owning a horse is an ongoing...
  12. "What DID work, and continues to work, is...

    "What DID work, and continues to work, is consistent handling, keeping my energy levels low around him, giving him the time he needed to get to know me, and treats."

    Thanks for the update and...
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    I think Carol's message was interesting insight. ...

    I think Carol's message was interesting insight.
    To your point - none of the reasons you have mentioned above justify a use of a whip. Leg and seat will do!
    I don't think riding with 22 or more...
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    Quote: But to find a horse that is truly...

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    But to find a horse that is truly competitive at 1.4m is not common and...

    Look at these links, the Velka Pardubicka Steeplechase in the Czech Republic. Do the TBs kill the jump? I don't...
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    Hahaaa. Off topic sorry guys, but I could not...

    Hahaaa. Off topic sorry guys, but I could not resist to LOL -at this "doctoral" with "enough brain" student self-promotion. And this student has been to Germany wow!
    Everybody knows that at doctoral...
  16. Agree w CatchMe, your horse probably had a bad...

    Agree w CatchMe, your horse probably had a bad experience - maybe not noticed by his handlers?
    I would start from scratch loading and unloading without going anywhere, start without even closing him...
  17. Excellent advice from RS!

    Excellent advice from RS!
  18. Watched the video, the horse and his rider look...

    Watched the video, the horse and his rider look super! in all 3 phases.
    I hope and wish the horse comes back from his racing comeback sound and soon and he can continue eventing - will be worth a...
  19. Reading your post above and looking at your ...

    Reading your post above and looking at your "business" signature - I have to ask why do you want to hurt someone?
    Over European horses being trained better? Why do they have an advantage over your...
  20. Is this real? If so, you are almost 15 yo, you...

    Is this real?
    If so, you are almost 15 yo, you complain about beat crap dead lesson horses but obviously you cannot sit your nicer horse..
    You complain about being in eventing barn and not having...
  21. U will be rewarded! At first don't dwell on...

    U will be rewarded! At first don't dwell on little things like pressuring the horse to stand still when mounting. Get the horse's trust you first by taking him around the property, trails,...
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    I too have a recovering and lay up TB and I like...

    I too have a recovering and lay up TB and I like to use 2 20m circles w poles at 12, 3, 6 and 9 if this was a clock.
    The circles share the 9 and 3 clock position.
    So this gives a huge variety of...
  23. Thread: Grazing Muzzle

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    OP states one episode of horse not being...

    OP states one episode of horse not being comfortable...
    She states she has a lush and a less lush turn out.
    Why don't you put the horse in the no/less grass paddock and feed it as needed?
    I...
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    I recommend the NEW boots too. They are...

    I recommend the NEW boots too. They are lightweight, water just runs off them and some models are super-breathable. That's what I use in Fl.
    I try to keep my horses tendons cool.
  25. My horse does jaw warm-up exercise too. I love...

    My horse does jaw warm-up exercise too. I love the way you described it!
    It might take 15-20seconds he sees me coming w the bridle and he will start stretching and crossing his jaws. I let him and...
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