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  1. A friend of mine had a couple of this cross and...

    A friend of mine had a couple of this cross and they were very successful as working hunters-3'level. got the distances easily and looking sharp over the jumps. (they were very well schooled!) They...
  2. Uhmmmmm,I am trying to sell one and have no...

    Uhmmmmm,I am trying to sell one and have no interest at 650, maybe I should raise the price!!!!
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    Potomac Horse Center reunion

    Plans are in the works for a reunion of all students, clients, working students, staff, anyone who was at the Potomac Horse Center back in it's glory days. It is planned for this October and...
  4. No matter what the breed, if they do not have the...

    No matter what the breed, if they do not have the mechanics to bring the forearm up to at least level, nothing can make that happen. You can improve them a bit by gymnastics but it is there or not...
  5. Fashions come and fashions go and stock ties as a...

    Fashions come and fashions go and stock ties as a fashion in the show ring went away with canary breeches! yes, correct formal attire but regular classes are not considered formal so "ratcatcher" is...
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    If cribbing is the worse thing he does and he is...

    If cribbing is the worse thing he does and he is awesome in all other respects, might be worth a shot. gastro guard and turnout can reduce the cribbing
  7. w/t equitation will be judged as riders ride...

    w/t equitation will be judged as riders ride around the ring, "on the rail" even though you do not have to glue yourself there. It is judged on the rider. HS pleasure is another rail class but...
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    I am trying to sell a trailer on Craigs list and...

    I am trying to sell a trailer on Craigs list and the only responses I got were scammers!
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    Saw an older woman get runaway with her horse....

    Saw an older woman get runaway with her horse. She had just returned from a 3 ay weekend of Parellii kool ade and was way into him. Horse ran into the indoor ring and she was flying around at a rate...
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    I agree with the walking the horse down method...

    I agree with the walking the horse down method because it does work. You need to be committed to spending a long time and do a lot of walking! Arm yourself with treats and lead rope and start...
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    Couple of suggestions that have worked for me....

    Couple of suggestions that have worked for me. Take horse out to where he is uncomfortable, get off, let him graze for a bit. Let him know this is a good place to be. go further each time. Another is...
  12. Your horse will be perfectly happy alone in...

    Your horse will be perfectly happy alone in turnout especially since he can see and smell other horses around him. He would be a lawsuit looking for a place to happen if he goes out with others and...
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    Equitation patterns are fun and can be...

    Equitation patterns are fun and can be challenging! One lesson you give the pattern and have them each do it then for the next session they each make up one and they all have to ride all three. This...
  14. I hate them! They are not cooler and they stick...

    I hate them! They are not cooler and they stick to you! My favorite shirt is one made from pima cotton and though it feels heavy it is far more cooler and comfortable than cool max!
  15. Arabian hunter pleasure is far removed from what...

    Arabian hunter pleasure is far removed from what hunters really are. Despite that difference (which is not an uncommon thing in many breeds!) I feel one should ride in correct hunt seat position....
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    I have a horse who was very reactive to applause...

    I have a horse who was very reactive to applause indoors and metal bleachers. Both are on the Spookless cd and I played them first in the barn, then during lunging, then when riding. It really helped...
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    I have politely asked people to smoke outside...

    I have politely asked people to smoke outside barns and if they do not cooperate, I find security. If they give me a hard time, I tell them if they want their horse to become fried that is ok but I...
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    when I am looking for barn help I am more than...

    when I am looking for barn help I am more than happy to take on someone without experience as long as they have the right attitude and willingness to work hard and learn. State any horse experience...
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    No longer an ammy if you get compensated for...

    No longer an ammy if you get compensated for catch riding. Owner who pays all the fees keeps the money, trophy, ribbons. He can then chose to share with rider or not.
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    But don't you kind of feel sorry for him? Kid has...

    But don't you kind of feel sorry for him? Kid has way too much fame and isn't mature enough to handle it and is exploited by those around him and he thinks the sun shines out of his a$$. He will...
  21. I too just moved into zipper field boots after a...

    I too just moved into zipper field boots after a lifetime of pull on Dehners and wow-sweet!
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    Good camping at the VHC so if you have access to...

    Good camping at the VHC so if you have access to RV or living quarter trailer best bet for kids. also very good shower facilities there. Tons of hotels very close but you should get some reservations...
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    Always the debate:safer in? safer out? I am sure...

    Always the debate:safer in? safer out? I am sure yours are fine!
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    for those of you who have gone to the Idaho park,...

    for those of you who have gone to the Idaho park, what are the roads like getting there? Interstate close by?
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    I have heard nothing but good about the Idaho...

    I have heard nothing but good about the Idaho horse park from the Arabian folks who showed at SHN. I think the biggest problem was it is well off the "center of the country". If I had the $$$ I would...
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