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    Personal fights indeed need to be kept to PM's:...

    Personal fights indeed need to be kept to PM's: indeed- this isn't personal though it just is what it is.

    Someone asked an opinion about something- it was shared... its not barn bashing- its...
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    You specifically stated that freezing water in...

    You specifically stated that freezing water in south Jersey wasn't a ridiculous claim. I agreed.

    But-(reading comprehension is your friend... you might want to brush up on that as well as your...
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    sock method works just fine if you don't use a...

    sock method works just fine if you don't use a big athletic sock. Many of us used it in military school where hair if it was long had to be properly up at all times in uniform.

    just google it-...
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    Trashy??? Did they wear their clothes to tight...

    Trashy???
    Did they wear their clothes to tight and their hair is died?
    Too much lipstick and a too much rouge?
    Were they cocktail waitresses in dolly parton wigs?
    Says I know dad- thats just how...
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    I guess you could call the truth 'negative...

    I guess you could call the truth 'negative comments'.

    Truth hurts.

    Go ahead and call slander- but guess what kids- brush up on your english
    Slander is only a useful term if what is said is...
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    http://www.nj-horse.com/modules.php?name=Forums&fi...

    http://www.nj-horse.com/modules.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&t=3941

    FYI might want to take a second look- sorry I don't come on here much any more but someone told me I might want to share some...
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    english is just a stupid language. point- ...

    english is just a stupid language.

    point- first of all you have to wait for the end of the sentence to figure out what the intent is (come on spanish totaly wins for that one)

    secondly (and...
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    Okay- I'm tracking- I grew up in dry California...

    Okay- I'm tracking- I grew up in dry California heat and here in Jersey it isn't nearly as hot- that and I don't ride every litereal night/day- its usually two to three times a week.

    that makes...
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    I'd say its growing but a small market... albiet...

    I'd say its growing but a small market... albiet I am newer to this sport and have an Arab stallion who is on the super short side 13.1 or 13.2 with long toes and shoes :) and i'm 5' 8" so we aren't...
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    I agree-weight is critical in vaquero style...

    I agree-weight is critical in vaquero style riding the weight of the bit gives you the connection in combination w/ properly balenced and weighted reins... rather than a direct contact like dressage-...
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    so I'm wondering what's wrong w/ natural fibers...

    so I'm wondering what's wrong w/ natural fibers that are causing you all issues? My family's been using wool pads for years and we have never had overheating issues.
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    ditto I don't 'rush'-I just am brisk and...

    ditto

    I don't 'rush'-I just am brisk and buisness like- we are here to ride, you stand to be saddled- I get on and we go. no muss no fuss.

    now if I want to stand around and smoke and joke I...
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    [edit] thats off a song too I have- I wannaaaaa...

    [edit] thats off a song too I have- I wannaaaaa say Assemblage 23 but thats wrong- something in that venue. Now going to go sift through my gallary of music to find it.- wait The Retrosic... I think...
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    just an outside question: if the horse is...

    just an outside question: if the horse is supposed to carry the bit- how can you say its 'poll pressure' from the weight of bits?

    in my mind it would be a different issue if that were the case-...
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    Just do it. I ride a stallion and the more...

    Just do it.

    I ride a stallion and the more time I spend fussing the more time he has to get into trouble. Do your regular routine- I find that my horse only gets more agitated with ground work-...
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    Good horsemanship obviously is key to overheating...

    Good horsemanship obviously is key to overheating but it happens. Breed suitability isn't the point here really so- no comment to that. She is lovely though.

    Two biggest things I would be...
  17. Not crazy about her front end more for her...

    Not crazy about her front end more for her shoulders/legs than her neck really but her hind end doesn't bother me too much.

    And that silly flat croup crap is a halter horse thing- not an arab...
  18. hobbles no tears kid detangler so I can brush...

    hobbles

    no tears kid detangler so I can brush my boys' mane and braid it quickly

    place to put my saddle (which I'm currently lacking and why I'm grateful my horse hobbles)

    Um. a great whip-...
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    I agree... I just find the back and forth a...

    I agree... I just find the back and forth a little confusing and I know this sport pretty well ;) I'm assuming folks who don't know it as well are confrustrated too.

    personlly I like to...
  20. I carried mine on I had two leather packing...

    I carried mine on

    I had two leather packing straps (like leathers only about a 1/2" wide) running from front to back and I slung it like a back pack. rolled the flaps in (irons were removed) and...
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    I left ca to go to Va for school and my family graciously continued to help pay not only my education but one more mouth in the barn. I came home at Christmas and rode him maybe 5-6 times and left...
  22. usually something has a historical event tied too...

    usually something has a historical event tied too it... (why women shave their legs/arms- hemlines shortened and shirts loosing sleeves+ way for people to make money)

    but I would imagine its...
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    Ya'll have confused me at this point... we used...

    Ya'll have confused me at this point... we used to do long training rides over 25 miles... but that was training for world competitions and qualifiers. My family did a lot of multi days. I remember...
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    neighbor had wolf dog hybrids he breed and often...

    neighbor had wolf dog hybrids he breed and often let loose and they would stalk us up the side of a long hill we had to get home... was a little frustrating but a combination of a few 45 rounds in...
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    Eh they aren't stupid and they will try to get...

    Eh they aren't stupid and they will try to get home- its not a complicated thought for them... My dad's race gelding himself w/ me (I was not THE rider, I was the kid) would be very bouncy... to the...
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