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  1. I'm calling TROLL alert on Cwdridr. Ironic that...

    I'm calling TROLL alert on Cwdridr. Ironic that this person only has 4 posts and the original is in this thread. Second, I find it interesting that this person is from Florida where said saddle...
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    It sounds like you are doing the types of things...

    It sounds like you are doing the types of things I am planning on doing with my guy. I haven't done any team penning activities with him, however I have ridden many other horses in those types of...
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    Well it has all come to a head. It has been...

    Well it has all come to a head. It has been ulterior motive on trainers part. My vet feels there is nothing wrong with the horse. He is horribly uncomfortable because he needs shoes and is very...
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    Where are the Fashion Police when we need them?...

    Where are the Fashion Police when we need them? Maybe they should create a new television show "What Not To Wear: Equestrian Style".
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    I think one of the biggest and most important...

    I think one of the biggest and most important elements is RESPECT. Respect that every rider is different, respect that every horse is different, respect that not everyone has the same bank account,...
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    I have to also chime in about the bits. I know I...

    I have to also chime in about the bits. I know I mentioned earlier to switch it up, but I am using the same bit as Serendipityhunter. My former OTTB that I mentioned had been in a segunda, twisted...
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    I have to second the "golf" idea. I get...

    I have to second the "golf" idea. I get overheated very easily. While I like the traditional look of a basic polo from somewhere like Old Navy, Polo, Izod etc and have purchased great polos and...
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    While I'm not a trainer either, I will give my...

    While I'm not a trainer either, I will give my best guess opinion. I had a large OTTB many years ago that was very powerful and would do somewhat of the same thing. We had to completely rewind and...
  9. I know of a lady in Central NC area that rescues...

    I know of a lady in Central NC area that rescues and rehabs horses. She works independently of one of the humans societies. I'm not sure what experience she has as far as OTTBs, but I will forward...
  10. I've boarded and ridden at several farms...

    I've boarded and ridden at several farms throughout my life. Most farms require a clean horse for riding, legs most importantly. Cleaning legs helped me discover a wicked case of mud fever on my...
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    My vet actually mentioned Lyme previously. She...

    My vet actually mentioned Lyme previously. She is definitely thorough. When she comes back out for a follow up, I'll have her draw a titer. (is that the horsey test, for humans that is what it is...
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    I agree that he is appropriately cranky. When we...

    I agree that he is appropriately cranky. When we were moving he spooked in the trailer and had what I call an "episode". mover doesn't have small flexible butt bars on trailer instead it is a big...
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    We didn't test for Lyme or EPM although the vet...

    We didn't test for Lyme or EPM although the vet did other neuro tests and isn't too concerned about that.
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    You are so right! I had ZERO intentions of buying...

    You are so right! I had ZERO intentions of buying a horse. I knew this horse from when a friend rescued him and she sold him. He did not click with the new owner and she was going to send him to a...
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    That photo proves that horses DO LOVE to jump and...

    That photo proves that horses DO LOVE to jump and that us humans are not torturing them!
  16. I am going through this as well. I returned to...

    I am going through this as well. I returned to riding after 8 years off, and recently became a weekend warrior rider. I purchased a horse (by a fluke and very unplanned). I went with a project...
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    what to give up to keep horse happy?

    Hey everyone,
    I am new to the forums so bare with me if this is a bit nonsensical. This is somewhat of a vent plus a question.

    I am now in my fifth month of owning an OTTB with a very quirky...
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