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    When my sons (finally) came out, we got around to...

    When my sons (finally) came out, we got around to listing all the LGBT folks I had known. It's a pretty long list - and they were amazed. My explanation? I showed horses and just about every guy I...
  2. I have known a few SB trainers who would have...

    I have known a few SB trainers who would have been happy to move their younguns that aren't going to make it as show horses into sport horse homes. Find out who the SB trainers are in your area and...
  3. When it comes to New Holland and Saddlebreds,...

    When it comes to New Holland and Saddlebreds, Saddlebred Rescue are the folks to talk to. I know from reading their site from time to time that they will keep an eye out for sport horse types if you...
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    I've ridden all my life but have just done...

    I've ridden all my life but have just done dressage for the last 5 years. When a big part of that experience has been realizing that I really *didn't* know how to ride, at least up to dressage...
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    I realize you are in Germany, but surely you've...

    I realize you are in Germany, but surely you've got local techie teenagers/college students who you could barter or bribe with food or bier (LOL!) and take some pics for you. My husband, a pro...
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    In 2012 we spent 2 months in the New Smyrna...

    In 2012 we spent 2 months in the New Smyrna Beach/Daytona area and had the best. time. ever. It was helpful that our then current dressage coach was in that area, we found a cheap QH barn to board...
  7. K, I would call Dr. Teresa Burns at OSU for...

    K,

    I would call Dr. Teresa Burns at OSU for the details. I believe that she has been the attending vet for all of the equine cases. PM me for her contact info or just call the large animal vet...
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    Yay!!! Good work!

    Yay!!! Good work!
  9. I can't believe they thought they would have to...

    I can't believe they thought they would have to euthanize him. :eek:

    Really....
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    BOT = bad old trainer :lol:

    BOT = bad old trainer :lol:
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    And.... over 4000 views for the thread and #1...

    And.... over 4000 views for the thread and #1 Google search result when you type in her name. Nice work houseguests!!!:eek::confused:
  12. Especially weird since it's quoted here and in...

    Especially weird since it's quoted here and in the COTH article. Pretty hard to make it go *poof!* after making it public. So strange!
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    I tried to use the Wayback machine to find out...

    I tried to use the Wayback machine to find out what the old comments were. Couldn't get to them, but maybe someone who is more wayback savvy can dig them up.

    Just supports the point that it is...
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    Ummmmm,

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    We have been working on the frog pond thing. I'm...

    We have been working on the frog pond thing. I'm using a feed pan and a bucket and dropping rocks into them. I love the expression on my horse's face when we practice - kind of like "what crazy thing...
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    ACTHA obstacle course - Mounting

    So, just for a change of pace I've signed my lower level dressage horse up for a local ACTHA obstacle course event. I've trail ridden him before and he seems to like all the stuff we've been working...
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    Go to www.actha.us and look at the obstacles...

    Go to www.actha.us and look at the obstacles page. You might not be able to go out on the trail, but work through some of these and it will give a break to you both.

    I'm headed to an ACTHA...
  18. So I had a few minutes and watched the whole...

    So I had a few minutes and watched the whole thing in real time.

    Don't know what happened at 1:44, that was not nice. However, he didn't do it again so hard to tell what the context was.

    I...
  19. One last tidbit... Boggs the younger got set down...

    One last tidbit... Boggs the younger got set down by USEF in the last year or so for using cocaine on a halter horse. I swear I had an 80s flashback when I read that. Quite honestly, I fault the...
  20. Chiming in again with the historical (aka old...

    Chiming in again with the historical (aka old fart) perspective: People have been continually complaining to AHA for the last 30 years. That's how they've managed to get it cleaned up to this point....
  21. A little late to the party, but here goes. I'm...

    A little late to the party, but here goes. I'm going to play the old fart card. I had the misfortune of seeing many an Arabian halter class in the 1980s, the period of really awful horse abuse *in...
  22. I am a woman and thought Schlese was the most...

    I am a woman and thought Schlese was the most uncomfortable saddle I've ever sat in.

    Saddle buying... not for the faint of heart!
  23. Who is David Schrager and why was he yelling at the judge?

    https://www.usef.org/documents/rules/HearingCommittee/2015/JuneRulings.pdf

    Inquiring minds and all that. He must not ride - no record on centerline scores.

    There must be a story in there...
  24. You are welcome. It was tempting not to post...

    You are welcome. It was tempting not to post about today because everything has been smooth sailing to this point. However, I'm trying to keep this thread as honest as I can make it so.... the truth...
  25. A good news/meh news kind of update: Took Mr...

    A good news/meh news kind of update: Took Mr Ay-rab back to OSU today for a sooner-than-planned follow up injection. It's been 4.5 months since his last one. The good news is that his external...
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