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    Is getting a wider version of the one you have...

    Is getting a wider version of the one you have totally not an option? It seems it fits your fanny and you love it, so maybe something wider would solve the problem?

    Outside of that, I can only...
  2. The greatest joys often come from the simplest...

    The greatest joys often come from the simplest and smallest accomplishments.

    Things that seem silly to most, like we cantered bareback! Opened the gate! Picked up the canter right away! Or we...
  3. is it a domesticated animal thing?

    So to take this in a slightly different direction...is this an issue that people have created through selective breeding? I'm drawing a slight blank, but do zebras have big junk? Wolves? Part of me...
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    I have a 1300lb draft cross that can pull like a...

    I have a 1300lb draft cross that can pull like a freight train and isn't particularly light in the mouth when you ask him to work. My trainer suggested 2 options 1)go from the slow twist up to an...
  5. There is a lot you can do just fooling around on...

    There is a lot you can do just fooling around on the ground. Putting up flapping strips of a shower curtain on fence boards, tarps on the ground, using a "carrot stick" with a light rope on the end...
  6. i have wintec webbers on one saddle (the bates...

    i have wintec webbers on one saddle (the bates leather ones may be cut the same?) I do not have trouble with the length of those...

    on the other saddle, i have prestige ideal leathers in SHORT. I...
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    Isn't there a woman in her 60's that does 4-star...

    Isn't there a woman in her 60's that does 4-star events? Talk about competitive!

    You are never too old to do something you want to do!

    I rode and showed when younger, but just came back to it a...
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    You don't have to young, or starstruck, or...

    You don't have to young, or starstruck, or whatever to be the victim of a bad trainer. I was at a clinic with a famous horse person that has written books and is a great teacher. She told the story...
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    I would absolutely recommend TMT. I also love my...

    I would absolutely recommend TMT. I also love my Black Country!

    When I was doing the demos, I was able to get them to send a call tag for the return. It was a little more, but worth the trouble,...
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    I feel for you. Had a similar thing happen to me....

    I feel for you. Had a similar thing happen to me. I finally just told the lady that she had x days to decide, either she wants the horse or have him home by X. You know he's sound, the vet says he's...
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    I can't speak to the saddles, but like the other...

    I can't speak to the saddles, but like the other replies, I think you could find a really nice used saddle for pretty inexpensive if you look around. And NOTHING helps ya make a deal like cash in...
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    Hey, I ride in a Black Country Equinox. Trumbull...

    Hey, I ride in a Black Country Equinox. Trumbull Mtn markets it as an all purpose & endurance saddle, but it is definitely of a dressage balance & styling. I do jump little stuff in it too tho :o)...
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    I just went through a long search for my big guy....

    I just went through a long search for my big guy. I would have saved myself a LOT of time and trouble if I had just contacted Trumbull Mtn Tack when someone first recommended it to me, I would have...
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    I have only sold one saddle on ebay, and I had to...

    I have only sold one saddle on ebay, and I had to relist twice before it sold. I came off my price some from the original to the relist, but not much. I think the last time I chose the make an offer...
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    I am enjoying this thread! I've been working with...

    I am enjoying this thread! I've been working with my boy on dressage work, and my trainer suggested a drop or flash, but it just didn't feel quite right, so I didn't. To her credit, she just says...
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    I got a pair of the Sprenger Bow Balance, and I...

    I got a pair of the Sprenger Bow Balance, and I like them well enough. I do like that they flex easily, and they give me some relief in my hips and knees. The bottom portion of my stirrup is a...
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    My horse was a bit similar. He is a bit green,...

    My horse was a bit similar. He is a bit green, and when we'd canter, he would build up quite a bit of speed. He wasn't really bolting or being scary, but he was MOVING.

    In working with my trainer,...
  18. I have weird feet, not necessarily like yours,...

    I have weird feet, not necessarily like yours, but weird. I had a pair of like 15yr old ariats I liked well enough, but they ran a little narrow, and over this past winter, came to the end of their...
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    Girl, I bought some and went through the same...

    Girl, I bought some and went through the same exact thing! Only I found I needed the shorts, so pulled them back off, but couldn't swap them for a couple weeks...and when I went to put the new ones...
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    I also have the Prestige "webber" type ones. But...

    I also have the Prestige "webber" type ones. But I'm 5'9" and the regular ones were looong. So I had to go to the shorts. And I like to think I have long legs... I was good on the very last hole on...
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    I felt the need to peep in... I consider...

    I felt the need to peep in...

    I consider myself an intrmediate rider, and one nasty horse gifted me some confidence issues. If you don't ride your horse, you won't build your confidence. You don't...
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    I recently bought a BC equinox through Trumbull...

    I recently bought a BC equinox through Trumbull mtn after trying everything under the sun to fit my wide draft cross. I love it more with each ride. It is an AP with a definite dressage leaning. It...
  23. I have a JR8, and I LOVE it. Great fit, and the...

    I have a JR8, and I LOVE it. Great fit, and the other gals at the barn actually think the simpler harness looks better :-)
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    The barefoot wasn't for me, but you can trial one...

    The barefoot wasn't for me, but you can trial one through action rider tack, if ya don't like it you aren't out much! I ride a big wide horse and while he was happy enough in it, but I felt like I...
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    Might I suggest you talk to someone at Trumbull...

    Might I suggest you talk to someone at Trumbull Mtn tack? When I was looking for something, they narrowed down my choices based on what I needed as well as my horse. They could point you in the right...
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