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    I have to ask, do you need a hunt coat? At our...

    I have to ask, do you need a hunt coat? At our lower rated local shows, you could get away with just a shirt. I also have a friend who wore a street clothes blazer (double vented) until she was...
  2. Can't give much input on the price, depends on...

    Can't give much input on the price, depends on where it is, what it has done, with whom and just how much of a seeing eye dog it is.

    Just one thought.
    With either a lease or purchase, the op...
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    Anyone know where I can get more info about...

    Anyone know where I can get more info about Cozymyn?
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    Canadian based event horse sires?

    Hi all,
    I couldn't find a recent thread about this. I'm looking for some ideas of event horse sires and with the dollar being what it is, I'd really like if they could be Canadian.

    Thanks for...
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    When we've sold horses from Canada, all we had to...

    When we've sold horses from Canada, all we had to have was paperwork and blood work/tests signed by a provincial vet to go with the horses.
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    Horsey things to do in D.C?

    Hi all,
    We're headed to Washington, D.C. for a trip and I am curious about any good horse related side trips (ie tack shops) of interest to H/J riders. Last time we were there, we headed out to...
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    In discussing flat work, I'm surprised no one has...

    In discussing flat work, I'm surprised no one has brought up pole work? The OP seems to be having more trouble in particular with jumping and pole work is good way to simulate jumping (without as...
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    Ideas for a Canadian jumper-type stallion

    Hi all, I am hoping you might have some advice or help for me? I’m not really up to date on all the amazing stallions out there and I’d like to gain some insight from the wealth of knowledge on this...
  9. As a boarder I really appreciated decent sized...

    As a boarder I really appreciated decent sized lockers (also makes the barn look neater if everyone's stuff is stored out of plain sight and in uniform lockers) and good places to tack up (prefer...
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    Eggbut french link. I have a couple of Stubben...

    Eggbut french link. I have a couple of Stubben ones the horses seem to really like.
  11. As others have said, you have to be the right...

    As others have said, you have to be the right kind of rider (able to work on things on your own and independently structure you rides and problem solve), but I think you also need to have the right...
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    Not refunding the stall and admin fees is usually...

    Not refunding the stall and admin fees is usually pretty standard in my experience. I was actually shocked when I had a show once refund my stall fees (was a non-profit/club run show at a facility...
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    I have been super happy with these:...

    I have been super happy with these: http://www.macwet.com/products/buy-climatec-long.php

    While not waterproof per se, they stay warm when wet. I ride in them up to -20C and have yet to have cold...
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    I have the memory foam version

    I have the memory foam version
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    I needed room in my tack room so i put it in my...

    I needed room in my tack room so i put it in my trunk outside (Canadian prairies). It wasn't ice hard, but like a well frozen gel pack. Definitely a different consistency.

    Mine was custom ordered...
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    It's gorgeous but to be honest, I don't love...

    It's gorgeous but to be honest, I don't love mine. Compared to my sheepskin half pad, I find it too springy and I feel it really sits me up on top of the horse instead of making feel wrapped around...
  17. What great ideas!

    What great ideas!
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    I wouldn't be so quick to rule out an older...

    I wouldn't be so quick to rule out an older broodmare. I know a fair few breeders in my area and many of their broodmares are broodmares because they are breeders, not riders. Sure some are...
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    ride a plan

    Besides all the advice already given, I would say practice riding a plan. I like to make a really good plan for my jump of when I walk ie. turn inside this jump, hug that standard, angle this jump,...
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    Thanks for the input! And wow Punkie, what a...

    Thanks for the input! And wow Punkie, what a great tack room!

    We're planning one wall of saddles and bridles and girths. Thinking of a shelf above the bridles for helmets, spurs etc.

    On the...
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    What's in your tack room?

    Hi all,
    We are in the process of finishing our tack room and have a good idea as to what we want but I thought I'd reach out to fellow COTHers for their thoughts. We show h/j and have a small...
  22. Thread: Canada Questions

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    When we dealt with horses sold from Canada to the...

    When we dealt with horses sold from Canada to the US, we needed health papers and coggins. They were done by our local vet and signed by the CFIA vet. We've done it twice (with two different local...
  23. I second the cheap fuzzy girths, but if you're...

    I second the cheap fuzzy girths, but if you're looking for a belly girth, I recommend eBay. I have bought both a Childeric and a Beval (both VERY lightly used) from eBay for less than $150.
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    We have an NT Deluxe and it's awesome. I have a...

    We have an NT Deluxe and it's awesome. I have a lonely calf skin Devocoux too but I find I actually ride better in the Stubben, it feels really well balanced and I feel secure and effective.

    Only...
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    I know people who have used John Parker Intl to...

    I know people who have used John Parker Intl to get horses to Canada
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