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    I always feel just a half hole off in length. I...

    I always feel just a half hole off in length. I like your current length, but I tend to ride in a slightly longer length and the same for jumping as flat (albeit as jump height goes up I keep...
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    Congrats! I have an 6 y/o appendix out of Artful...

    Congrats! I have an 6 y/o appendix out of Artful Investment (Artful Move). She did AQHA stuff before me but is transitioning over very well to USEF hunter. She has a great stride. Have fun with your...
  3. I know lots of TB in Big D blankets that work...

    I know lots of TB in Big D blankets that work great. Also my 16h (very tb built) appendix has done well in a Schneiders and a cheapo clearance Saxon, no rubs and hangs well. If I had more $ I'd...
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    I totally get the mental comfort factor of...

    I totally get the mental comfort factor of riding a pony, my trainer had me look at them and I am over 18 and 5'5".That said, I did end up with a 16hh horse and I have mostly acclimated to the...
  5. Well, personally for me it also really depended...

    Well, personally for me it also really depended upon the horse. My Pessoa worked great for me on the lesson horses but (of course) when I bought my horse, she is a bit downhill and it no longer...
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    Maybe keep taking some lessons on this horse but...

    Maybe keep taking some lessons on this horse but lease a packer. That way you can have nice calm rides but still learn on this guy. Its too easy to get your here's ruined if your not ready for that...
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    Maybe try to encourage exercises like trot poles...

    Maybe try to encourage exercises like trot poles etc as a way to increase her horses flexibility and ability to work on her tricks? Sometomes with teenagers its all about the appriach. And maybe...
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    This. Its hard when you feel like you need to fix...

    This. Its hard when you feel like you need to fix everything in between jumps, but learning that its better to circle and regain control/pace then to approach the next jump wrong. It also gives you...
  9. ^Agree, if you don't want to return it, many...

    ^Agree, if you don't want to return it, many people around here would love to buy it!
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    You and Rissa515 are describing my mare. I find...

    You and Rissa515 are describing my mare. I find he can start more uphill then flattens out. My trainer has us do the extend down long/ collect on short side exercise which helps a lot. Also lots of...
  11. Thread: Fjords?

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    My trainer had one, easy keeper, and honest...

    My trainer had one, easy keeper, and honest jumper. Little small, little stubborn but fun to ride.
  12. I'm still a greenie at jumping so now that I have...

    I'm still a greenie at jumping so now that I have a mare that's still fairly green, I do the flat work and a tiny bit of the jump training, then lesson one a week on a schoolmaster, then the WS etc...
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    Congrats, what a looker!

    Congrats, what a looker!
  14. Wow, if it wasn't for the markings on the saddle,...

    Wow, if it wasn't for the markings on the saddle, you'd never know it was the same. I will have to keep this post around for reference.
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    I think if you are riding the same couple school...

    I think if you are riding the same couple school horses, then you could buy your own saddle. I bought a used Pessoa AP for fairly cheap and its fits most of the lesson pony's I ride well enough for...
  16. OMG love the two lines + circle of death idea!...

    OMG love the two lines + circle of death idea! That would be great for the horse that assumes he knows what's next.
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    Walmart actually has some for $8-10 that have...

    Walmart actually has some for $8-10 that have held up well, aren't bad in hot weather, and they are a little stretchy, sometimes come in more than just uniform colors.
  18. congrats, she's a looker!

    congrats, she's a looker!
  19. Ha, I would have loved to have seen his look too....

    Ha, I would have loved to have seen his look too. Admittedly I work in the ER and I get lots of eye rolls when a patient comes in post fall, and I digress into what breed, activity, etc during triage...
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    He's adorable, congrats!

    He's adorable, congrats!
  21. Generally I watermark and lower the size/ quality...

    Generally I watermark and lower the size/ quality of photos I place on Facebook/ Internet. I find it rude to jack photos without credit. I have seen my work onforums, strangers Facebooks etc. I often...
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    what a change, he looks amazing, and you both...

    what a change, he looks amazing, and you both look happy!
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    When I was a kid (not thatlong ago, helmets...

    When I was a kid (not thatlong ago, helmets weren't cool. Once we were 16, we could get away with not wearing one. I feel naked without one now and had a few good concusions that proved why helmets...
  24. Not a trainer, but in my experience it kinda...

    Not a trainer, but in my experience it kinda depends on the client and the circumstances. I have been riding with my trainer for years and she will comp me lessons for services rendered such as...
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    I think you may really enjoy a smaller mount, I...

    I think you may really enjoy a smaller mount, I am 5'5" and feel well matched to 15-15.3hh horse. To each his own but when you know you don't bounce anymore it's nice to be a little closer to the...
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