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    i started crashing through fences and stopping...

    i started crashing through fences and stopping horses when i reached that height. just dont give up. confidence will come in time
  2. aside from what other have mentioned(great...

    aside from what other have mentioned(great suggestions btw)

    RUBBING ALCOHOL

    used to do mare's legs in liniment, switched to rubbing alcohol for FEI legality, and her legs always turn up tight...
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    i's a jumper and just picked one up in del mar. ...

    i's a jumper and just picked one up in del mar.

    Love LOVE LOVE it!!!!!!!!!!! it feels so comfortable and conforms to your head. It makes me feel safe. Looks good too. would definitely recommend
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    shove your heels down right before takeoff. it...

    shove your heels down right before takeoff. it kind of helps keep your body waiting for the horse to jump up to you and keeps you balanced for the harder jump. this is how i learned to ride bigger...
  5. i am in the same situation as you and have been...

    i am in the same situation as you and have been for a couple years now. the most important thing to remember is to always stay on top of what you are doing. don't let any of your rides get...
  6. ride confident

    ride confident
  7. and another "non horsey" product that is amazing...

    and another "non horsey" product that is amazing is RUBBING ALCOHOL!!! as a brace for legs! had to start using this because of all the liniment that "tests" and i was skeptical but a rubdown with...
  8. i have to second a previous poster's...

    i have to second a previous poster's recommendation for Vasoline! it isn't a horse specific product, but i use it on the corners of my mare's mouth when she goes in her happy mouth as a bit butter...
  9. as in the Young Riders Team?

    as in the Young Riders Team?
  10. i couldn't tell you about the stifle, but when my...

    i couldn't tell you about the stifle, but when my mare's bone cyst in her hock became a problem, she was pretty lame suddenly and there was swelling. not a considerable amount, but there was...
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    my mare LOVES to jump and will prick her ears on...

    my mare LOVES to jump and will prick her ears on the approach....unfortunately all our over fences photos show her with her ears flat back against her head, as if trying to eat the jump for breakfast
  12. i agree with a previous poster that mentioned...

    i agree with a previous poster that mentioned that no exercise is wasted. during the day i find myself integrating random exercises into my day. just last night while i was waiting for water to boil...
  13. my horse is this way, to the point of totally...

    my horse is this way, to the point of totally smacking a rail at anything under 4 foot and not caring. this is the same horse who jumps the standards at 4,9" to try not to touch a rail *eyeroll* it...
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    a few cc of dex has cleared up most of the...

    a few cc of dex has cleared up most of the allergy prone ones we've had. current mare, however, is allergic to everything horse related(dust, every type of wood, flies.....the list goes on).

    we...
  15. Thread: Hives

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    a few cc of dex has cleared up most of the...

    a few cc of dex has cleared up most of the allergy prone ones we've had. current mare, however, is allergic to everything horse related(dust, every type of wood, flies.....the list goes on).

    we...
  16. shipper from norcal to socal(roundtrip)

    hi all,

    hoping someone can help me out. recommmendations for a shipper from northern california(sacramento area) to southern california(del mar/san diego) for the del mar national horse show....
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    there is a spray called Suncoat that I used on...

    there is a spray called Suncoat that I used on one of our black horses. worked really well! and smells amazing- like sunflowers. i expected her to bleach out anyway(we are having some pretty gnarly...
  18. miss mare has terrible sensitive, flaky,...

    miss mare has terrible sensitive, flaky, dandruffy skin and severe allergies(or did, not much now=]). i add baby oil to her wash when i give her a bath. i also recently added cocosoya oil to her...
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    i wish he was in california!!!

    i wish he was in california!!!
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    when i had this problem when i started jumping a...

    when i had this problem when i started jumping a little bigger, my trainers would tell me to lift my chin a step or two out from the jump. it never failed to eliminate the dropping eyes issue=]
  21. ive had a lot of luck with rice bran and...

    ive had a lot of luck with rice bran and corn/cocosoya oils. usually in combination with various senior feeds, lmf being the current.
  22. talk to me about what you feed your jumpers!

    Would've posted over in Horse Care, but since this question is pretty specific to jumpers, I thought i'd try here first:lol: anyway, its a bit of a two part question:

    First, tell me what you feed...
  23. anyone been to the Del Mar National (Hunter/Jumper Week)?

    Whether you were competing or just spectating, I want to hear all about it! Things to do, the facility, etc.=]

    What did you like or not like?

    This year will be my first time showing there,...
  24. how long did it take for you to receive your FEI Recognition Card?

    I'm looking for experiences for those whose horse already had a national passport, and got an FEI Recognition Card applied to it, rather than an entire FEI Passport.

    It says 4-6 weeks on the...
  25. i usually give mine a whack on the butt with a...

    i usually give mine a whack on the butt with a crop on takeoff when they start getting lazy behind
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