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    Many years ago, we had a 14.2 hand pony that...

    Many years ago, we had a 14.2 hand pony that could never get down the lines. He did well at Fairfield where there was some leeway but the rest of the show year was a struggle.
    We bred a pony a few...
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    This is not a simple issue. Pony breeders,...

    This is not a simple issue. Pony breeders, reputable ones, aim for correct size but full siblings can have up to a 3" height difference. We had a large that grew 2" after age 6 but his back and butt...
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    Rox Dene

    Rox Dene
  4. If your trainer would let the new trainer change...

    If your trainer would let the new trainer change your lease just so the pony would be gone(& you'd be giving her a commission) you need a new trainer. As owner, you/ your parents must sign the lease ...
  5. Just an observation. Your daughter is 6 and was...

    Just an observation. Your daughter is 6 and was on a Shetland (around 10 hands tall) and you've moved her to a large (13'3"-14'2"). That's a huge jump. My daughter, back in the day, was doing ss at...
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    As in every sport, there are good guys and bad...

    As in every sport, there are good guys and bad guys and guys just trying to make a living. Those in the sport the longest tend to steer the committee ship so rules change slowly. There will always be...
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    Not leased.... sent to be trained and sold but...

    Not leased.... sent to be trained and sold but breeder accrued a bill & did not pay. NJ law allows for seizure after 90 days so in NJ, breeder no longer owns pony. Witnesses saw pony being removed &...
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    Could be that [edit] feels she is 'owed' and...

    Could be that [edit] feels she is 'owed' and decided to take it out in trade.......or not. Unfortunately, she is incapable of presenting a low profile, lol.
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    Zazou Hoffman was training Carol Fuchs younger...

    Zazou Hoffman was training Carol Fuchs younger brother on this pony as of last year. Google your pony's name and an article she wrote for Sidelines complete w/ pic should pop up. Her phone is on...
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    Just an aside..... Summer = night t/o around...

    Just an aside..... Summer = night t/o around here. We use fly masks and a couple have fly sheets but I let cobwebs flourish April -October. Amazing how effective they are against flies. We only use...
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    We don't bathe a lot. A shiny coat and good skin...

    We don't bathe a lot. A shiny coat and good skin condition come from the inside out plus some elbow grease. We do hose off as needed and use s product that removes surface dirt without drying out...
  12. Try The Crossroads in Brewster, NY. Talk to Jan.

    Try The Crossroads in Brewster, NY. Talk to Jan.
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    If you want your horses issues to be put to rest...

    If you want your horses issues to be put to rest permanently, bring them to Rectortown Equine. Drs Jeannie and Anne Marie will work their osteopathic magic and you shouldn't have any more issues.
  14. If the property is leased or rented to an...

    If the property is leased or rented to an association for the day or the weekend, then to all intents and purposes, the association is the 'owner' for that time period.
    If Person B is a member in...
  15. $5 @ 45 lb bale in NoVa delivered with a $5...

    $5 @ 45 lb bale in NoVa delivered with a $5 stacking charge. Timothy/ orchard grass mix. First hay (besides straight alfalfa ($8.00@ 40 lb bale-rarely available) that all our guys inhale. Never any...
  16. What a great thread! Horse search inquiry. Lots...

    What a great thread! Horse search inquiry. Lots of feedback. Useful leads. Happy ending. Perfect!
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    Back in the day, when its initials were AHSA, it...

    Back in the day, when its initials were AHSA, it was all about the shows and related subtitles. As USEF, they have to carry a much bigger umbrella. The panels are frequently made up of friends of the...
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    Don't know how she finds the time but kudos to...

    Don't know how she finds the time but kudos to Bonnie Navin for an excellent article. ( and sample contract) on the problems that may occur during an equine purchase and how to avoid them. Good job,...
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    To have to retire a pony at what, age 8(?),...

    To have to retire a pony at what, age 8(?), because of founder issues that should have been dealt with by any educated owner before any rotation occurred is sick. Many years ago, a pony I was buying...
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    It's pretty common knowledge that there are many...

    It's pretty common knowledge that there are many trainers that keep their non-horsey clients far, far away from all the details. They present a very fancy bill couched in minimally comprehensible (...
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    Lots of assumptions on this thread, mostly...

    Lots of assumptions on this thread, mostly slanted at the op's barn at the time of purchase. Lets try another assumption....ie: that pony was nerved before ppe. If ppe showed mild rotation and pony...
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    Your horse needs an osteopath. Don't know where...

    Your horse needs an osteopath. Don't know where you're located but if you contact the Vluggen Institute in Texas, they should be able to help you. Widely used in Europe, just becoming known over here...
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    It is a pain in the you know what to bring a suit...

    It is a pain in the you know what to bring a suit like this. Only know one of the persons involved and 19 yrs ago, they gave me a very good reason not to do business with them again. Suing is a time...
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    I bought a TB mare in 1987 who had had both front...

    I bought a TB mare in 1987 who had had both front feet 'nerved '. She competed for 2 years, winning everywhere and then the nerves re-grew. I bought her then as a broodmare. Later, with the help of a...
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    Your best bet would be to check prices on pony...

    Your best bet would be to check prices on pony sites ( Big Eq, FB's Just Ponies for Lease or Sale, You Tube ) and compare with what you have. Pony prices are all over the board now and there are too...
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