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    In eventing, at least in the mid-Atlantic, lots...

    In eventing, at least in the mid-Atlantic, lots of kids come up through Pony Club. They also now do Center programs where kids without their own horses can participate on school horses.
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    I like it but have the same issue DC did - how...

    I like it but have the same issue DC did - how would you structure xc without traffic jams? Maybe some kind of Y shape where you rejump, say, the first 3 fences and then peel off?
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    How much overall work is he getting - are you...

    How much overall work is he getting - are you riding 5-6 days a week? Can you tack on 30 mins walk outside the arena after every ride? Can you add basic sets in once a week? For a novice horse, you...
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    Yes. We've been many times. But go early - it...

    Yes. We've been many times. But go early - it gets crowded. Then go shop.
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    Next time, try Middleburg Tack Exchange, if you...

    Next time, try Middleburg Tack Exchange, if you are sending a saddle, not dropping it off, doesn't have to be sent locally.
    I gave them a dressage saddle 2 weeks before Christmas. We figured out a...
  6. Make sure someone is there when you go to see her...

    Make sure someone is there when you go to see her who can RIDE the horse, since the owner apparently can't and daughter is gone.
    Made that mistake a long time ago shopping - drove a long way (not 20...
  7. Yikes! Very good that he is at the hospital now,...

    Yikes! Very good that he is at the hospital now, though. Jingles and keep us posted.
  8. Everyone in Amsterdam speaks English. Not so many...

    Everyone in Amsterdam speaks English. Not so many foreigners learn Dutch, so they tend to have very good language skills.
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    Right, if you read the rule, you do not need an...

    Right, if you read the rule, you do not need an interactive bracelet if you can fit the relevant info on the bracelet. I had room for allergies, current meds, date of recent concussion, horse contact...
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    From the rule book: ______ Medical bracelets...

    From the rule book:
    ______
    Medical bracelets must be visible on the competitor’s wrist. Medical cards must include any relevant medical history, injury (particularly to the head), drug allergies...
  11. You didn't say how old he is, but hearing that he...

    You didn't say how old he is, but hearing that he has to take business classes and make a business plan may be more boring (albeit totally useful) than he can absorb right now.
    In addition to riding...
  12. And if it's been wet, the trade fair will be a...

    And if it's been wet, the trade fair will be a muck fest.
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    You should edit the title to include location -...

    You should edit the title to include location - it's too general as is!
  14. Waterproof and comfy. Best are goretex hiking...

    Waterproof and comfy. Best are goretex hiking boots or trail shoes or ariat terrain - you will be on your feet for hours and there will be wet grass even if no rain forecast.
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    The differential between hock and navicular (or...

    The differential between hock and navicular (or perhaps caudal) pain should be fairly easy to suss out by blocking the foot. What does that show?
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    You can't think of one accident that couldn't...

    You can't think of one accident that couldn't have been prevented by making a different decision?
    This is indeed a puzzling statement from such an experienced horse person (and further its...
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    How many selection trials are we talking about?...

    How many selection trials are we talking about? Someone could win every novice horse trial they enter but miss the selection due to an abscess....

    How many riders per team? AECs then become only a...
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    I'd end up divorced if I did that :lol:

    I'd end up divorced if I did that :lol:
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    It's the USEA name that matters from the...

    It's the USEA name that matters from the standpoint of tracking eventing results (and, shocking, I know, but some of us have horses who are most definitely not OTTBs and do not come with JC names...
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    The points about data collection at non FEI...

    The points about data collection at non FEI events are very important.
    In this case I see little chance of the details of an investigation becoming part of some database we can see...doubt the...
  21. I use pellets from southern states that do not...

    I use pellets from southern states that do not need to be wet down. My horse pees in the trailer in a regular basis and they do a good job of fluffing up and soaking the urine up. I use a fairly...
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    Virginia, but I don't know what farm.

    Virginia, but I don't know what farm.
  23. Lollipops on warmbloods are a very common finding...

    Lollipops on warmbloods are a very common finding and often mean nothing in terms of soundness over time.
    No idea about the coffin bone abnormality.
    What I'd do is send these films to a top notch...
  24. Carolyn del grosso is wonderful and is at...

    Carolyn del grosso is wonderful and is at Waredaca just up the road most Friday mornings.
    She is down to earth and works with lots of folks in other disciplines. PM me if you'd like contact info.
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    The after lunch countries. :lol:

    The after lunch countries.
    :lol:
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