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  1. Thread: Full Chaps?

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    when it comes to rubs, everyone is their own...

    when it comes to rubs, everyone is their own special case. My chaps are never super tight and depending on how well the diet is going, possibly even a tad loose. I wear them over jeans. I have never...
  2. Thread: Full Chaps?

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    the bronze has held up fantastically - and it is...

    the bronze has held up fantastically - and it is so awesome with the double fringe - looks like black fringe, but you get just a hint of metallic when they move. The inside of the chaps... sigh......
  3. Thread: Full Chaps?

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    I'm one of the lone full chap hold outs...

    I'm one of the lone full chap hold outs (especially here in the South!) but I love mine and I really am not a fan of how breeches fit, so jeans+chaps mostly makes me a happy camper.

    I bought my...
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    as everyone said, it's not going to be a problem...

    as everyone said, it's not going to be a problem except the blessing/curse of being memorable. But I would totally show him under an alias: Tell No Tails
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    but the issue the iconic pic was addressing was...

    but the issue the iconic pic was addressing was the jumper portion of eventing, so it's not entirely unrelated. And truth to tell I get pretty excited when I a) see a hunter rider not dining on ears...
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    me too, but it looks like they all have a USEF...

    me too, but it looks like they all have a USEF sponsor now (on the handful of unrelated ones I checked). That would make sense if someone wanted to submit a less than popular suggestion, I guess.
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    I think any USEF member can submit a rule change...

    I think any USEF member can submit a rule change proposal, so I don't think we can say for sure the USEF is wasting resources (precious or otherwise) other than giving members the right to suggest...
  8. 2008 was the last show I showed there (RMI) and I...

    2008 was the last show I showed there (RMI) and I think the last RMI show there. By then Rick was using his place in Aiken for PSJ shows. I know Little Vic held a few Elite shows there for another...
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    Bemused humor is more like it (I will also...

    Bemused humor is more like it (I will also threaten them with a future in a dog food can if the moment calls for it). I seem to get one end of the spectrum to the other. From a horse who damn near...
  10. Crap, B - sending tons of good thoughts to Cisco...

    Crap, B - sending tons of good thoughts to Cisco and little B...
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    yellowbritches is right - sometimes the way they...

    yellowbritches is right - sometimes the way they load the outside foot on the circle is more painful than the inside foot. It could be that, but given that he may have been rough housing around, be...
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    Somebody must have put a snake in that trot jump!

    Somebody must have put a snake in that trot jump!
  13. Really? What if it is a windpuff? Do these same...

    Really? What if it is a windpuff? Do these same people also grumble if the horse walks out of his stall with a windpuff? Because I think I'm in trouble. I have a retired horse who has "fluid...
  14. Thread: 1

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    35K may make sense if they know he could compete...

    35K may make sense if they know he could compete and win in the HUS classes in AQHA (or already is). Over fences is just icing on the cake after that. And 35K is about what I would expect for a...
  15. If you were talking about WB hunters with a lot...

    If you were talking about WB hunters with a lot of scope across their topline (I like that term better than "cresty") the genetic lottery goes a long way. It's like having a dolly parton figure, all...
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    Actually, I was speaking of the seller showing...

    Actually, I was speaking of the seller showing the horse in its divisions, not letting potential buyers show the horse. And yeah, you and I lived there and stood at the in gate together many a time,...
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    WEF and HITS would shut down if people couldn't...

    WEF and HITS would shut down if people couldn't try out sales horses during the show day! ;)

    The only thing I can add is if the horse has been tried by more than few people and showed in a few...
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    I use tack shack sales halters. While they don't...

    I use tack shack sales halters. While they don't wear them in turn out, they hang on the fence in the elements while they are out and get bathed along with the horse. One is 7 years old the other is...
  19. Thread: Tying to trailers

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    The inference that if a horse is expensive or too...

    The inference that if a horse is expensive or too valuable it ought not to be tied to a trailer is probably bound to provoke a negative response/opinion, because I'm fairly certain the vast majority...
  20. Thread: Tying to trailers

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    You are seriously not reading that in context? ...

    You are seriously not reading that in context?

    OK, I'll try again in more detail:

    I EXPECT all my horses to have excellent ground manners, and I think there is very little confusion in that...
  21. Thread: Tying to trailers

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    I'm of an age that remembers when you didn't go...

    I'm of an age that remembers when you didn't go to a show with stabling, so tying to the trailer was just something you had to do. We even had halter yearlings that stood tied (the 70's and 80's......
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    Another thing to consider is a horse may be a...

    Another thing to consider is a horse may be a cocky young bastard, and its not so much a case of not loving the job (the horse in question clearly loves jumping big sticks), but the horse may not...
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    I was gonna say, that if all cowboys were fat,...

    I was gonna say, that if all cowboys were fat, there would be no reason to invent the term "buckle bunnies". ;)

    But I'm not sure longevity of an upper level reining career is in the cards....
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    To be fair, I've never seen a cow horse looking...

    To be fair, I've never seen a cow horse looking all happy eared staring down a cow. More like, I'm gonna git you, and git you good! But I double dog dare you to say a cutting horse at the top...
  25. B - look at the ariat volants and see if they...

    B - look at the ariat volants and see if they might be suitable. So far I like them, but I don't ride in them that much, so my experience is not quite relevant (what with Lido being 50% feral with...
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