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  1. I always try to use hook/stud on my dressage...

    I always try to use hook/stud on my dressage bridles and buckles on my jumping bridles.
    I think hook/stud have a tidier over all appearance and I like having less hardware around the horses lovely...
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    Aren't there some studies hidden away somewhere...

    Aren't there some studies hidden away somewhere saying that weight bearing on the young horses is actually productive to long term soundness? Helps build bone density as we all know.
    Not weight...
  3. So I guess the question was more to what is in...

    So I guess the question was more to what is in style.
    Do you guys in general see patent and think it looks tacky...
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    lol. never hear of these until this thread! ...

    lol. never hear of these until this thread!

    http://www.ridingwarehouse.com/Stillwater_Mohair_Contour_Dressage_Girth_1_Buckles/descpage-SWCMCDG.html
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    http://www.doversaddlery.com/passier%C2%AE-anatomi...

    http://www.doversaddlery.com/passier%C2%AE-anatomic-dressage-girth/p/X1-02198/

    this is the one I love so much. I wish I wish I wish I was loaded. ...
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    first, I would add a diet balancer. A working...

    first, I would add a diet balancer. A working horse doesn't get what they need from grass.
    Magnesium is known to help with muscle soreness.

    Also,
    IMO the wider girths are going to be more...
  7. Patent leather opinions and bridle suggestions

    Hello All!

    It's time for me to buy my little homebred her very own bridle.

    She's Trakehner. Lovely refined head with a large star and large snip. Dark Bay.

    1st, I have seen some patent...
  8. She's been turned out for 6 years. I bet shell be...

    She's been turned out for 6 years. I bet shell be fine. The injuries that cause horses to not come back are usually due to not enough rest.

    I'm a firm believer of small turn out rehab without...
  9. Thread: Icing

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    I buy ice cells from Academy and thrown them on...

    I buy ice cells from Academy and thrown them on the tendons and slap a shipping boot on to hold them in place after every ride.

    For shows I'll use Jacks boots
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    I had to buy a new saddle. One with blocks...

    I had to buy a new saddle. One with blocks instead of just a knee roll.
  11. embrace the pain. Don't be afraid of it and don't...

    embrace the pain. Don't be afraid of it and don't try to get rid of it.
    Now, the pain is your final connection.
    That's how you remember it was all real.
    Memories.
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    so there are two ways to declaw. The best way...

    so there are two ways to declaw.
    The best way is for the vet to go in with a scalpel and carve out the bone properly.
    The super fast way to do it, cringe, is to take dog clippers and they just...
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    I had to switch my cat to all raw diet for his...

    I had to switch my cat to all raw diet for his allergies. It was amazing how quickly all of his issues went away...
    within 6 weeks...

    I started a thread about it.
    "How raw diet saved my cat" or...
  14. My cat plays fetch with me. He has toys and...

    My cat plays fetch with me. He has toys and kongs. But sometimes he brings me stupid stuff to throw like a little piece of hay or a bug.

    this is a cute video. It was when he was just a year old....
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    oh boo! neat that they clones him. I'm...

    oh boo!
    neat that they clones him.

    I'm pretty sure that I have a disc with WFP interview saying that T was a fun horse.
    That he could never really have time off because it was like breaking a...
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    Can't give you an opinion on seat size. I...

    Can't give you an opinion on seat size.
    I squish into a 17". The 17s ride generous. Not sure about the 16s.

    However, what I do know is that these saddles have upswept panals. You won't need to...
  17. His front end is questionable, just as everyone...

    His front end is questionable, just as everyone has mentioned.

    Also, sigh, pasture pets should be fat and happy.
    His body condition could use an increase.
  18. Yup. I ride early in the morning and don't go to...

    Yup. I ride early in the morning and don't go to shows.
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    I'm confused.. why don't you order the same...

    I'm confused.. why don't you order the same saddle you test drive?

    The prestige website shows the flap options I believe...
  20. The Albion Original Comfort has a 4" twist. It...

    The Albion Original Comfort has a 4" twist.
    It was the first dressage saddle I owned. I thought I loved it.
    Well I did, on my small moving Arab Quarter horse.

    When I upgraded horses I had to...
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    He stood up quite high... His hocks are on the...

    He stood up quite high...
    His hocks are on the straight side... Hard to tell if he'll be hard to get through enough for the dresssge
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    So pretty. But very expensive and you have to...

    So pretty. But very expensive and you have to water the crap out of those bushes until they are established. And then prune often.

    One side of our arena sides with the hick neighbors property. My...
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    I supplement with taurine. And I use ice cube...

    I supplement with taurine.
    And I use ice cube portions.
    I weighed out his portions according to the weight ratio on the website.

    He still gets Greenies too. Crunchies for teeth.
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    He's cute.

    He's cute.
  25. Mustard all the way. Wish they had a video. He...

    Mustard all the way. Wish they had a video.
    He has a pedigree I love.

    The first gelding looks odd behind. Short on the white hind. Our maybe just a hip drop.
    I don't like the way the 3rd...
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