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  1. As rational a reason as any to buy a horse! From...

    As rational a reason as any to buy a horse! From the sounds of it she was talking to you and you were listening.....
  2. I would love to have an Orthoflex dressage or...

    I would love to have an Orthoflex dressage or endurance! See if you can get it on trial for a couple of weeks.
  3. I have a twh/tb cross. I've shown him with varied...

    I have a twh/tb cross. I've shown him with varied success. He's always been in the ribbons and has won a championship (although it was equitation) at a local, open show. Dressage shows, not so much....
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    Brian MacMahon teaches at Double Bridges just...

    Brian MacMahon teaches at Double Bridges just south of St Augustine occasionally. Contact Lynnette. Molly Tatham is in Hastings too and I think she might have school horses. Dean Graham out of...
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    I was always told it was because the horse was...

    I was always told it was because the horse was truly on the bit and the position of his head pressed on a gland that produced saliva. That may be the case but I also think it can be that the horse is...
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    http://www.bambooandbitexchange.com/documents/Swea...

    http://www.bambooandbitexchange.com/documents/Sweat%20Patterns.pdf

    This is what I've heard for years. I'm not sure I agree. Excitement, enthusiasm, fear , etc. can make a horse breakout in sweat...
  7. I know someone that paid this (and more). She's...

    I know someone that paid this (and more). She's not the greatest rider but managed to get her gold medal.
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    There is nothing more expensive than a free...

    There is nothing more expensive than a free horse.....
  9. I find myself looking at the back of my horse's...

    I find myself looking at the back of my horse's head (poll area) trying to see what the hell he's thinking....hee, hee
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    http://www.horsenation.com/2013/08/21/oh-crap-mome...

    http://www.horsenation.com/2013/08/21/oh-crap-moment-of-the-day-dressage-apocalypse/

    Not a train but living in the land of lightning strikes I think I would have excused myself regardless of what...
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    I didn't realize that PP's followers even needed...

    I didn't realize that PP's followers even needed a saddle...I guess they do ride once in a while......I've only see their western one which looked very well made....but my friend who wanted one...
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    If she is on a good, mineral balanced, feed and...

    If she is on a good, mineral balanced, feed and good quality forage she shouldn't need electrolytes unless she's in heavy competition or training. But I agree, it's probably not them.

    She's 2....
  13. Thread: Cribbing study

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    Duh...anyone who has spent time around cribbers,...

    Duh...anyone who has spent time around cribbers, weavers, stall walkers, etc. knows they are high stress horses. That's why they do it. I think the best thing one can do is of course, try to relieve...
  14. Thread: SUBMISSION

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    Great post Arlosmine! ...

    Great post Arlosmine!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RdiAdFQY9oM
  15. If you ever get a chance to see the short...

    If you ever get a chance to see the short film...I think it's called "Sun Dog" it's amazing. About a native American meeting up with a Spanishard's horse for the first time....
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    That's just silly......

    That's just silly......
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    may only comment is "very athletic horse"........

    may only comment is "very athletic horse"........
  18. Great idea! I once made ice boots out of rubber...

    Great idea! I once made ice boots out of rubber waders......
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    I remember when Bill Veeck was there and I read...

    I remember when Bill Veeck was there and I read his book too. Great book. Funny. And your right, when I worked there, a lifetime ago, it was always on the verge of closing. We never knew from one...
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    Poll: One of the things I always liked about dressage...

    One of the things I always liked about dressage when I used to show.
  21. Thread: SUBMISSION

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    If a horse learns that you won't ask him to do...

    If a horse learns that you won't ask him to do anything to put him in harms way (either pain, panic or danger) for no reason, there is a natural "submission" (I prefer the term willingness) where he...
  22. Shoulder in (with correct bend-meaning from head...

    Shoulder in (with correct bend-meaning from head to haunches thru the body, not just bending the neck) Haunches in (with correct bend) adding straightening in between and changing bend from one side...
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    Since it seems to be when he's loading by himself...

    Since it seems to be when he's loading by himself it's sounds to me like he's gotten a bit herd bound and doesn't want to leave his buddies.
  24. Thread: SUBMISSION

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    On the International Dressage Riders' Club...

    On the International Dressage Riders' Club facebook page there is a discussion of this very subject with some good suggestions.

    The Dressage Committee are considering changing the word...
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    Add a link to his webpages. And I was confused...

    Add a link to his webpages.

    And I was confused about Lucky Acres and Prospect Stable too.
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