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  1. While this is a fabulous idea in theory, and...

    While this is a fabulous idea in theory, and while I personally could really benefit from going and jumping a bunch of rounds like this...I have to say when I have tried it I have retreated in...
  2. The wavy panel always causes issues although I...

    The wavy panel always causes issues although I think it is a rider problem beyond the very green horses (having watched it jump hundreds of times). At our last unrec the Waredaca Brewing Co panels...
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    My young horse is a perch TB cross. Most...

    My young horse is a perch TB cross. Most sensitive horse I've ridden, so if I am not exactly correct there is a loss of connection. Bringing this horse along has been tremendous for my own skills. ...
  4. Alas, for some reason I was judging dressage at...

    Alas, for some reason I was judging dressage at this one and did not see SJ. However, I did hear about that fence. We couldn't figure it out bc although the design on the panels was new, we always...
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    Be accurate, have a steady tempo, and good...

    Be accurate, have a steady tempo, and good energy. Have fun!
  6. I've been working stadium at our 3 horse trials...

    I've been working stadium at our 3 horse trials (Waredaca) for some years now, and get to see most or all of the rides. It's been true for a long time that Training is where you see the most rails -...
  7. I feed TC Lite to my easy keeping, out-full-time...

    I feed TC Lite to my easy keeping, out-full-time guys. I don't even make it to 4 lbs in the summer, though, so I add a multivite from SP. I looked at ration balancers but the Lite seems to do the...
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    I use a dr. Bristol on my horse who is a bit like...

    I use a dr. Bristol on my horse who is a bit like that. When he was greener I used a full cheek dr Bristol, and now he's in a d ring dr. B.
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    For big shoulders and high withers I have had an...

    For big shoulders and high withers I have had an Albion (one model has a wide twist and one a narrow, so they will feel very different to you), an older County Connection, and now a Frank Baines,...
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    No. It's a marketing thing only. You generally...

    No. It's a marketing thing only. You generally need a pill splitter (costs a few bucks at valley vet) to make the dog pills the right size for horses, but that is it. They are identical.
  11. Thread: Pity Party

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    Missed a whole chunk of a season after having...

    Missed a whole chunk of a season after having just moved up because I broke my foot...walking the dog...
  12. It has become a standard part of the tools used...

    It has become a standard part of the tools used to accelerate healing of soft tissue injuries. It is also used to relieve pain and inflammation in arthritic joints, particularly for older horses who...
  13. Thanks for posting. A thought-provoking if...

    Thanks for posting. A thought-provoking if alarming read.
  14. We have a Thorowgood (may be for sale soon if we...

    We have a Thorowgood (may be for sale soon if we get a new horse it doesn't fit) bought new for around 1k. It's a perfectly nice saddle, well balanced and fit horse and rider (mr Asterix) well. Is it...
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    Yep.

    Yep.
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    Everything ticklefight said. I have a...

    Everything ticklefight said.

    I have a perch/TB cross and I can only imagine how tough he'd be if no one had ridden him really until he was 10. Don't get me wrong, I love him and he is super...
  17. My horse had major med and mortality through 19...

    My horse had major med and mortality through 19 with EMO. When he turned 20 I could no longer get major med, only surgical and mortality. I lost him this year to a pasture accident at age 20 and did...
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    You don't need an account on centerline to look...

    You don't need an account on centerline to look up full show records - just his registered name, or even a rider name. As for eventing, I or any number of other folks here can look it up in 5 minutes.
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    I've had a pair of the less expensive Mountain...

    I've had a pair of the less expensive Mountain Horse tall boots for a number of years now and they've held up very well and are comfy. I recently decided I wanted to ride at home in tall boots more...
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    OP, here's the link she sent me...

    OP, here's the link she sent me
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=8XEvMKal_PU
    She says she's got some others that would suit also - I had posted an ISO on a hunt horse FB site looking for a horse that...
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    I am looking for a horse like this, more or less,...

    I am looking for a horse like this, more or less, for my husband. I am seeing plenty of horses in the 5-10k range here in the mid Atlantic. In Ontario, probably a bit cheaper. In fact, I got a video...
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    your description suggests that your friend was...

    your description suggests that your friend was dinged for three stops at the coop. One for the actual stop, and the second and third for backing up. That is how the rules are written. When you have a...
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    And typically all competitors in a division are...

    And typically all competitors in a division are riding the same test - all beginner novice riding test B, for example. Doesn't matter if you have horse, rider, a, b, 1, 2, whatever.
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    I'm laughing about the unbridling if you are...

    I'm laughing about the unbridling if you are knocked unconscious part. My husband now rides and is entirely capable of getting the horse from the field to the start box of an event without me, which...
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    If he was a GP horse he has drastically lost...

    If he was a GP horse he has drastically lost muscle on layup. I found I really couldn't ride my horse in his saddles (dressage or jump) after a long stall rest for suspensory. It made him very...
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