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  1. There's not exactly rocket science to train them...

    There's not exactly rocket science to train them to do, especially with a teaser, the handlers need more training then the stud.

    The problem is the JC will not accept AI, only natural cover. There...
  2. Did you forget the haul in/schooling/grounds fee...

    Did you forget the haul in/schooling/grounds fee or is this the only AA that does not charge haul in exhibitors that don't get a stall something? Oh, and zone fee?
  3. I would love to see them do both, it would be so...

    I would love to see them do both, it would be so good for racing in general. But...only if it's good for the horse and gets him to the Breeders Cup Classic sound and ready.
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    You can't assume a bad, uneducated trainer in any...

    You can't assume a bad, uneducated trainer in any discipline represents the current state of the discipline. You just found a bad trainer, get away from them.

    If it were true she represented the...
  5. Got no problem with trainers having a...

    Got no problem with trainers having a relationship they profit from with saddle makers. Good for them, might be good for me too if I like it, can justify a new saddle and get a price break and...
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    That's nuts, no thanks. There are usually a...

    That's nuts, no thanks. There are usually a number of saddles on consignment at the tack vendor trailers and tents set up at rated shows, including saddles kids grew out of.

    Are there any big...
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    Yeah, that brings up a question. What are the...

    Yeah, that brings up a question. What are the restrictions involved with replacement intervals, buying another brand or selling your used saddle yourself? Do you get to keep the last saddle or have...
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    I don't think anybody ever intends for a horse...

    I don't think anybody ever intends for a horse they owned to end up in these hell hole, crap lower end auctions but if you get into a position where you HAVE to sell? You can't be picky or put a...
  9. It's not really an attitude towards grass roots...

    It's not really an attitude towards grass roots members, it's the truth. It costs about $300-$400 just to take the horse off the trailer and put it in a stall at a AA rated show. That's not counting...
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    You lost me at 5100 to get in with a Pony saddle...

    You lost me at 5100 to get in with a Pony saddle followed by the idea you need a brand new saddle every year until late teens.

    Good lord what if she loses interest and switches to Soccer in three...
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    My biggest fear for this horse and many others...

    My biggest fear for this horse and many others like him is a few years down the road you have to sell and if he's just been sitting? His prospects are not very good, that's why so many end up at...
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    Ditto this. Sounds like a commission for selling...

    Ditto this. Sounds like a commission for selling this one and a second for selling you another. And that's OK, that's how he makes his living, just don't let him convince you that you are underhorsed...
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    Boy, this is turning into a case of damned if you...

    Boy, this is turning into a case of damned if you do and damned if you don't based on a lot of supposition and speculation.

    I don't doubt the horse is still an as*hole. Far from the only ill...
  14. The bigger tempest is in the stew pot of ringers...

    The bigger tempest is in the stew pot of ringers out there that generate a lot of rolling eyes, coughs and winks at the back gate and huge complaint threads on here.

    It's one or the other, I'll...
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    With the added info of your major lifestyle...

    With the added info of your major lifestyle changes coming up? Realistically without your parents support, you can't keep all these animals while going to grad school saving for a car and a house.
    ...
  16. If you keep at home and just haul in? You already...

    If you keep at home and just haul in? You already had "the talk", she knows you are unhappy and why? Plus you have nothing scheduled and no plans to do anything at least until Sep?

    I don't think...
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    I would see if you can find a buyer, try calling...

    I would see if you can find a buyer, try calling the trainer who had him. He is a bit rusty but still in saleable condition at this point. If he sits for a year or more and your financial situation...
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    Yeah, seen it. Mostly on upper level jumpers that...

    Yeah, seen it. Mostly on upper level jumpers that get excited on course. Sometimes it helps keep them listening to switch things around. High performance horses that are excited sometimes blow off...
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    Be careful assuming supplements "do no harm"....

    Be careful assuming supplements "do no harm". There is absolutely no research to define possible interactions between supplements and/or with meds. We know in humans some of these can increase the...
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    Ever had an aerosol can, even something like...

    Ever had an aerosol can, even something like hairspray, blow up in your bag? Ever been on a plane when one of these things blows in the hold, goes thru the bag and hits the floor under your feet...
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    Got a question... OP, is the BO going to be...

    Got a question...

    OP, is the BO going to be actively involved in setting up website/FB page, spending a few bucks to spruce the place up (paint, a few flower pots and such), rebooting the lesson...
  22. Down transitions. Particularly canter-trot...

    Down transitions. Particularly canter-trot without falling in a heap. You might find a little more bit, like a gag or even an elevator used sparingly sort or throws the switch of understanding what...
  23. Try adding more pace too. Most of the time those...

    Try adding more pace too. Most of the time those having lead change issues are inadvertently taking impulsion away as they fiddle with "setting up" the change or flat just going too slow.I always had...
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    Don't use Brasso any other commercial cleaner on...

    Don't use Brasso any other commercial cleaner on copper mouthpieces. It's in their mouths, who sees it? Besides that it's part of the patina that comes with age and old timers will tell you the bit...
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    Spoil sport. Nothing like facts to squash glowing...

    Spoil sport. Nothing like facts to squash glowing testimonials....
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