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    I have thought of that, but what about (god...

    I have thought of that, but what about (god forbid) there was a fire? I worry about the thought of my horse stuck in a burning stall.
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    Security at horse shows

    I have shown at multi-day shows (and stayed offsite in a motel at night) many times but never really given much thought to night time security for my horse, tack, etc.

    For various reasons, this IS...
  3. To get back to the OP's question, I recently rode...

    To get back to the OP's question, I recently rode with Heather Blitz (May 1-2, 2010) and wrote all about it on my blog, if anyone cares to read it. I loved her approach, though I admit it felt...
  4. Thanks guys! I think I like having the"underdog"...

    Thanks guys! I think I like having the"underdog" and have First Level dreams only, so life is good. I think I like the hard work that comes with making a sow's ear into a silk purse....or even just...
  5. LOL! That was not me, but a friend of mine. The...

    LOL! That was not me, but a friend of mine. The filly is in NJ and I am in ME. And remember, she is a STB....the most sane breed I have ever worked with. LOL!

    I will show her with her...
  6. So, now Revenue Stream needs a nickname. They...

    So, now Revenue Stream needs a nickname. They call her Big Mare. Not gonna work with me. Ideas??

    A few more photos:

    http://i52.photobucket.com/albums/g9/dreamspark/RevenueStream016.jpg
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    Thanks to Middy for pointing to me this thread! ...

    Thanks to Middy for pointing to me this thread! :) Hi NTAT! :D

    I have a STB mare who only raced as a 2 and 3 yo on the pace. She was then a broodmare for many years. I started her under...
  8. Here is her info at Pathways: ...

    Here is her info at Pathways:

    http://pathway.ustrotting.com/search/index.cfm?action=result&horse_id=913425 She is a Revenue S baby and is a trotter.

    I do think I will take her. Just have to...
  9. Definitely my next step! Thanks! And funny...

    Definitely my next step! Thanks! And funny thing.....her groom (my friend Rob) shows his STB in-hand.....but they are western so he is used to doing the "tiny little jog" thing. :)
  10. PM sent dbadaro!

    PM sent dbadaro!
  11. LOL! It is a great place, huh? It is Showplace...

    LOL! It is a great place, huh? It is Showplace Farms in NJ, one of the top stables in the state. It is a multi-million dollar facility. The horses are treated better than most humans! :yes:
  12. Wow, thanks slc for that evaluation! I...

    Wow, thanks slc for that evaluation! I appreciate it. Having been riding for 26 years, I have trained two youngsters and then my older STB when she was 15, evented through Novice and shown First...
  13. Thanks everyone! The dip in her withers is from...

    Thanks everyone! The dip in her withers is from the fact that she has always been worked with an overcheck....being a STB. That will go away with proper training, as it did on my own mare. Legs...
  14. Thanks guys for being so honest. :) She is a...

    Thanks guys for being so honest. :) She is a STB who only trained for a few weeks and never raced. She is breaking so she will not make the 3 year old stakes. She is free. :) Plus, low level is...
  15. Conformation - What do you think of this horse?

    I posted this in Dressage as well. :)

    I would love to hear what you think of this filly, besides "she is cute!". Be honest. She is three and would be used for dressage and eventing down the road....
  16. Conformation - What do you think of this horse?

    I would love to hear what you think of this filly, besides "she is cute!". Be honest. She is three and would be used for dressage and eventing down the road. THANK YOU! :)
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    Thanks for all the great replies! Here is what I...

    Thanks for all the great replies! Here is what I wore last year:

    http://i52.photobucket.com/albums/g9/dreamspark/LizandJudi005.jpg...
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    Show coat color for a black horse?

    Ideas on what color show coat to buy to wear on a black horse? Thanks! :)
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    Hang in there Daatje. You know the answer to...

    Hang in there Daatje. You know the answer to your question and when you are ready, you will do what is right for you and your mare.

    I too saw them go at Green Acres. I know the OP from our...
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    LOL! Yeah that was me in the orange. :cool: ...

    LOL! Yeah that was me in the orange. :cool: For years I wore black and blue on a chestnut.....ha ha ha. Then I did not event for many years.....started again last year and wore maroon and navy on...
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    CONGRATS! Another smurf here who was also at...

    CONGRATS! Another smurf here who was also at Green Acres yesterday! :D Darn, we all should have met up!

    We came in first in our division (tadpole pre-elem) with a 27.3 (ended on dressage...
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    I bought my unlined windpants at Goodwill for...

    I bought my unlined windpants at Goodwill for $1.25. They are only worn over breeches for shows. :D

    Good idea on the Scotch Guard. Can you spray the full seat patch too?
  23. Um....call and ask nicely? :D

    Um....call and ask nicely? :D
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    Herein lies the problem I think. Horses should...

    Herein lies the problem I think. Horses should always SEEK the contact, so as you are giving out the rein, she should be seeking the bit.......lowering her head, poking her nose out, and going long...
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    Lately it seems way overdiagnosed, but my first...

    Lately it seems way overdiagnosed, but my first thought was Lyme. Might not hurt to have a titer pulled? Good luck!
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