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    I used a Boucher on a hunter at rated shows and...

    I used a Boucher on a hunter at rated shows and did just fine. I don't think judges really care that much unless you had something that was against the rules or very odd! Lay down the good trips and...
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    Check your association for rules on tails if you...

    Check your association for rules on tails if you show under those rules. Your cute mare looks like an Arab bred and that is a no for fake tails
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    I won a class even though I was off course once!...

    I won a class even though I was off course once! The two courses were very similar (my excuse!!!) and when I refused the ribbon the judge came out and asked what was up. cost me the championship at...
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    There was one similar at the medal finals a...

    There was one similar at the medal finals a number of years ago
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    Elmer Bandit was in his 30'2 when he was still...

    Elmer Bandit was in his 30'2 when he was still competing in endurance. The jumper Russian Roulett started his show career at 17. Quite a few Arabs are going strong in their senior years. I think the...
  6. LOVE our new 4Star 2+1 with dressing room! Worth...

    LOVE our new 4Star 2+1 with dressing room! Worth the money! We pull it with a Silverado 3500 dually but that is that trucks only job! Your right about taking that to the store!
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    If one gives a horse a supplement with no...

    If one gives a horse a supplement with no intention of altering it's performance, say a vitamin or a coat enhancer, etc, it is that persons responsibility to check the ingredients of that supplement...
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    Michael Page used to post his cards! The late Jim...

    Michael Page used to post his cards! The late Jim Wofford was always happy to discuss his reasons with exhibitors.
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    Always check return policies on anything you buy...

    Always check return policies on anything you buy anywhere!
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    Showing is certainly not the be all and end all...

    Showing is certainly not the be all and end all but it does show what you can do or produce. Having success with your horses or students in the show ring is what a lot of students or owners are...
  11. BTW, Arabian WORKING hunters (as opposed to the...

    BTW, Arabian WORKING hunters (as opposed to the hunter PLEASURE horses) are expected to perform and look like any other working hunter and are judged accordingly. Go to one of the bigger Arabian...
  12. One must pick an INDIVIDUAL suited to the...

    One must pick an INDIVIDUAL suited to the discipline and doesn't matter what the breed. Some horses are really good jumpers but if they don't have the ability to calmly march down the lines in the...
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    Best thing to do (besides braiding) is to get a...

    Best thing to do (besides braiding) is to get a job that pays you money! Showing is expensive and though you can save money in various ways on trainer fees, shipping, food, etc, show fees are pretty...
  14. Thread: Pan Am games

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    Pan Am games

    US has been doing very well at the Pan Am games but I was wondering why there has not been much being said about the games.
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    I just read somewhere that the "not for hire" is...

    I just read somewhere that the "not for hire" is more of a target than a protection!
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    Good job! BTW, your toes are fine!

    Good job! BTW, your toes are fine!
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    I get this message from this guy probably at...

    I get this message from this guy probably at least once a month! Sometimes he wants lessons for his kid instead of board. Good try buddy, go scam someone else!
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    Findeight answered my question well. I was...

    Findeight answered my question well. I was watchingthe live feed from the Brandywine show and several that I watched swapped in the two stride. One still scored well into the 80's so as stated above,...
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    Swapping in front of a jump

    since I have a horse with a tendency to want to swap unless ridden accurately and kept straight, etc , I look for unauthorized swaps when I watch the big competitions online. I did see quite a few...
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    Swapping in front of a jump

    Since I have a horse that has a tendency to swap in front of a jump unless ridden very accurately and kept straight, etc, I watch for that when I watch the big competitions online. Watching the...
  21. Thread: Hunter Derby

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    walking your horse around is no guarantee he will...

    walking your horse around is no guarantee he will still want to jump the jump with his rider!
  22. Thread: GGT footing

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    I found my 10 mover tripping a lot in that...

    I found my 10 mover tripping a lot in that footing and we had to change his shoes to help him. A rolex contender friend had to have her horses shoes changed during the event to help him on the...
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    I agree with not using food except maybe a treat...

    I agree with not using food except maybe a treat once she is in and secure. What I would try and like the others said, every day and with tons of patience, lead her to the trailer and if she will...
  24. Thread: Warrenton

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    First time at hunter breeding but long in the...

    First time at hunter breeding but long in the horse show world! Yes, he has been wearing a bridle and yes we have a good braider. We will go to a show or two ahead of time
  25. I showed in England quite a few years ago and it...

    I showed in England quite a few years ago and it was quite different than here and I hear that Germany and the other places are even more different!
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