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  1. She doesn't find distance. Distances find her....

    She doesn't find distance. Distances find her. She is the world's most interesting rider.

    ;)

    Agree with others, sometimes people born with that gift are fairly useless at explaining what comes...
  2. True, free speech really only refers to your...

    True, free speech really only refers to your right not to be tossed in jail for speaking out against the United States government. It does not in any way protect you from the repercussions of...
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    Doubtful. I was braiding my horse (blood bay) in...

    Doubtful. I was braiding my horse (blood bay) in dark blue in 2006 (in GA) and it wasn't like I invented the idea. ;) (some of my finest ideas are stolen).

    If anyone (aka a judge) can actually SEE...
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    I think there is some merit to the idea, however...

    I think there is some merit to the idea, however it will in no way affect the perception bias about subjective judging. Your example includes ice skating - case in point.

    BUT if the organization...
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    Rising star has a 5 yr old Cassini I, Cartier who...

    Rising star has a 5 yr old Cassini I, Cartier who did the 4 yr old young jumpers and is now playing in the hunters and jumpers. I've known him since he was 2, and he's a total muffin, just a complete...
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    I refer to those wide barrel mylers and other...

    I refer to those wide barrel mylers and other similar bits as "mullen-like" because they really are working more like a mullen and less like a traditional snaffle, but no, they are not mullen mouth...
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    The idea behind a forward seat is it gives you...

    The idea behind a forward seat is it gives you more options (you can sit deep if you need to settles for the quiet one) and you can go forward if you need to lengthen. In either event you won't have...
  8. I agree with the less is more/rope halter Buck...

    I agree with the less is more/rope halter Buck Brannaman Glorified Groundwork approach. right now asking him to go in almost any forced frame is probably a physical overload for him. He has a race...
  9. Thread: Kerrits Carrots

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    yeah, carrots and GA. Not a success story!

    yeah, carrots and GA. Not a success story!
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    When you first posted, I thought (grammar aside)...

    When you first posted, I thought (grammar aside) you were doing something similar to Centaur. So on that note, from a business/marketing perspective, take a look at what they are doing well. Most of...
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    I have the old style ones and they are definitely...

    I have the old style ones and they are definitely comfortable (no problem with zipper placement at all), BUT I have been an 8 tall/slim in half chaps through several nicer pairs and the only pair of...
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    my condolences to the Darst family, she will be...

    my condolences to the Darst family, she will be greatly missed...
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    just to clarify, if you want to change the name,...

    just to clarify, if you want to change the name, nothing should prohibit that. Just don't change his history!

    Also you may be able to insure him for mortality and even major med, just with an...
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    not to defend real cyber bullies OR mentally...

    not to defend real cyber bullies OR mentally unbalanced people or sociopaths with guns, I find it amusing (in a ha ha not funny way) that his argument essentially boils down to legislating words, not...
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    I had my trailer for sale on a local fb page for...

    I had my trailer for sale on a local fb page for about 10 days (it was free) - figured I would try that first before using HTW - lots of interest and questions (could I trade, would I take payments,...
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    I'm with Louise - Compared to Ye Olde COTH, there...

    I'm with Louise - Compared to Ye Olde COTH, there are a lot of forums now and I find the interesting development from that change is that before I might learn a few things about other...
  17. A solid trot fence is most definitely in the...

    A solid trot fence is most definitely in the manual, the problem is not every horse read the same manual!

    That is the mark of a good trainer, they start with conventional wisdom (the stuff that...
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    I guess the lesson out of all of this is that you...

    I guess the lesson out of all of this is that you can be an independent thinking good horse person who does think for yourself AND indulge in unnecessary accroutrements (gettin' high falutin' with...
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    LOL notwithstanding my above comment, to your...

    LOL notwithstanding my above comment, to your point, it doesn't mean I can't be greatly amused by some "visual delights" at a show. :D
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    I think horse boots are pretty useless in the big...

    I think horse boots are pretty useless in the big scheme of things (as it relates to my horses, who don't generally interfere). I also think the variety of boots in my closet mostly serves no...
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    I agree with the idea that we should implement...

    I agree with the idea that we should implement horse ID and if you don't have it, too bad so sad. Also great with the idea with giving a future implementation date. Unfortunately, I believe that only...
  22. Honestly, as long as you are content with his...

    Honestly, as long as you are content with his canter fences, I'd not take the chance of scaring him with all the poles and jumps and trying to create a trot jumping pony (for which there will never...
  23. Way back in the dark ages, Fox lea did classes...

    Way back in the dark ages, Fox lea did classes in the covered to prep to help prep for indoors. Not as good as Raleigh, but both may be a good option if fox lea still does that sort of thing.
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    On the issue of the AQUA keeping track of its...

    On the issue of the AQUA keeping track of its stock, to be fair I've never known a breed based organization to not be able to do that. Arabs, tbs, qhs, pass, hackneys, corgis, even my Maine Coon...
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    Janet, due to big money classes like the pregreen...

    Janet, due to big money classes like the pregreen futurity, the discussion has now been expanded to include that division, hence the 3'0 dilemma.
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