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  1. Thread: Hunter Derby

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    The top level derby horses are DEFINITELY out...

    The top level derby horses are DEFINITELY out there being led around. Them more than most. The junior's eq horse with a jumper background she is using as her second ride isn't out there hand walking,...
  2. Thread: Hunter Derby

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    I think the answer to your question is that no, a...

    I think the answer to your question is that no, a fair amount of horses at the international derby level of competition do not actually need to see the fences firs in order to jump them with style....
  3. Thread: Hunter Derby

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    I will say I think the deference to the idea of...

    I will say I think the deference to the idea of bold hunters being rewarded in the derbies is that a lot don't let horses actively school over the fences. At most big shows you can school over fences...
  4. Leg Up Stables in Geneseo has started doing...

    Leg Up Stables in Geneseo has started doing evening jumper shows - classes start at 18'' and go up to 3'6''. Classes are $12 bucks each I think so its pretty affordable and you can rent a stall if...
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    I think you need to talk to the association...

    I think you need to talk to the association again, and see if they will issue some sort of temporary card themselves. Obviously it wouldn't be USEF legal, but it sounds like you need some sort of...
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    I am a big fan of lunging babies. It teaches them...

    I am a big fan of lunging babies. It teaches them voice commands, to move away from you when you tell them to, and gets them used to pressure on the bit. It teaches them to listen and gives them a...
  7. You can show her in the pre-greens a few times...

    You can show her in the pre-greens a few times and then get her eligibility re-instated. I believe if she shows in the pre-greens fewer than 5 times times you can contact USEF in the fall and they...
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    It also sounds like your friend is gas lighting...

    It also sounds like your friend is gas lighting you, and does this somewhat frequently for you to anticipate "oh, I was kidding, you're too sensitive" as a reaction.

    That is typical gas lighting:...
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    Funny that this comes up. As long as I can...

    Funny that this comes up. As long as I can remember my dad has kissed me on the cheek or top of my head.

    My mom has always given me a quick kiss on the lips as a way of saying hello or goodbye. I...
  10. Little trick for the trophy hunters: you can fold...

    Little trick for the trophy hunters: you can fold the bottoms with the velcro up to make them fit shorter. They still work really smooth under a sock in tall boots. I have to basically do this for...
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    Otteridge Black Hawk was a top large pony hunter...

    Otteridge Black Hawk was a top large pony hunter as well as a black and white pinto.

    http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/attachment.php?
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    Keep it long enough, and it will pay for itself...

    Keep it long enough, and it will pay for itself in terms of not having to get it dry-cleaned!
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    Yea, god forbid a national issue of systemic...

    Yea, god forbid a national issue of systemic racism and violence in the police force interrupts a horse race.
  14. Can you PM me the email address you contacted...

    Can you PM me the email address you contacted them at? I have the same problem!
  15. Thread: Perfect Eq

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    You try getting on a horse you have never sat on,...

    You try getting on a horse you have never sat on, let alone jumped a jump on, and tell me if an independent seat and hand is your primary concern.

    I don't quite agree with Findeight in her...
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    My mom had me at 40 (my dad was 48) and my sister...

    My mom had me at 40 (my dad was 48) and my sister had twins at 42. My mom never went in to labor and had a c-section, but we were both healthy. My sister went in to early labor and had a c-section,...
  17. Thread: Perfect Eq

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    I'll add another one to this mix too. Class is...

    I'll add another one to this mix too. Class is the 1.4M, horse is jumping more like 1.6M, and yet she looks like she is back in the Maclay.
    ...
  18. Thread: Perfect Eq

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    That is Sloane Coles riding Autumn Rhythm. He is...

    That is Sloane Coles riding Autumn Rhythm. He is owned by a client and Sloane shows him in the second years, he is super cool.




    I mean...me? My eq is not perfect by any means but I like to...
  19. Thread: Perfect Eq

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    Sure. Crest release, top hunter jumping in great...

    Sure. Crest release, top hunter jumping in great form, rider balanced and not leaning up her horse's neck:...
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    In the same area, even just to show in the lower...

    In the same area, even just to show in the lower level jumpers at lower level rated shows, you'll pay about $2000 a month just to keep the horse and probably about $500 per show.
  21. Thread: Perfect Eq

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    The thing about the eq ring is that it isn't a...

    The thing about the eq ring is that it isn't a matter of having perfect equitation in a still moment over a fence. It is having great equitation around an entire course, keeping a steady pace with...
  22. Wait these very experience people didn't notice a...

    Wait these very experience people didn't notice a conformation flaw that resulted in a torn ligament in his hip?

    Those things all happen when you buy in America too.
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    You cannot compare the two. She was pregnant, in...

    You cannot compare the two. She was pregnant, in a foreign country she was still new to, with no family or friends. Sounds like she went home to give birth, and then came back to her husband and kids...
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    As a 23 year old who has had a stepmom for the...

    As a 23 year old who has had a stepmom for the past 15+ years I can definitely say the relationship gets easier as the kid gets older, but is also easier the younger the kids were when the parents...
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    Wow he is definitely a looker! Hope he finds a...

    Wow he is definitely a looker! Hope he finds a soft landing, he looks like a really nice dude!

    Is that pricing typical for the area? Usually the OTTBs I have seen at track listings in my area (NY)...
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