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    There was stadium!

    There was stadium!
  2. I used dollar store white garbage cans, filled...

    I used dollar store white garbage cans, filled with dirt and stuck fake flowers in and used electrical tape to make the letters! Work great!
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    I have the Nunn Finer one as well!...

    I have the Nunn Finer one as well!...
  4. Interesting perspectives about the sponsors. I...

    Interesting perspectives about the sponsors. I know today EVERYONE was dragging getting ready for stadium...horses included. We were all wishing it would have been formatted as a 1 day! It was fun...
  5. I do have to say I love the thrill of the stadium...

    I do have to say I love the thrill of the stadium after XC! That is fun! Lots of placing changes as those rails come down!
  6. Stadium then head off to XC...any downsides?

    I'm at a rated event right now that is the standard dressage/XC on Saturday and stadium on Sunday format. Several events have begun doing dressage, break, then stadium and head right from stadium...
  7. My pony and I are schooling 2nd level right now...

    My pony and I are schooling 2nd level right now and I can tell you the above info is dead on. She's always been a pony I can leave sit, throw her in a trailer and go to a show and get high 60s at...
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    We had a Morgan with the same confirmation. Hoop...

    We had a Morgan with the same confirmation. Hoop tree, curve in back and short panels needed. I don't eny you because it was a NIGHTMARE finding all 3! Either the tree was too flat and bridges or...
  9. It was more than just add inside leg and nothing...

    It was more than just add inside leg and nothing else but I'm simplifying it for the sake of not typing out a novel. To simplify I thought I was using my inside leg when giving bending aids but was...
  10. The judge didnt comment about forward in the...

    The judge didnt comment about forward in the second test. I'll have to look to see what the comments were! On a good note had my lesson today and we finally figured out its ME causing the loss of...
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    Make sure the balance of your saddle isn't...

    Make sure the balance of your saddle isn't downhill. That can cause your leg to go back. Also, check your stirrup bar isn't set back to far for your leg pulling your leg back.
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    My pony had a HORRIBLE time with her canter. She...

    My pony had a HORRIBLE time with her canter. She never even cantered in turnout. After having her fall apart every few strides and break for a year even with a month of training with a top trainer...
  13. I just wanted to report in after my show to...

    I just wanted to report in after my show to answer the question for anyone searching this! We rode First Level Test 1 twice at our rated show. I rode it 2 different ways and here were the results:...
  14. I'm a wimp. My pony is a wimp. My training...

    I'm a wimp. My pony is a wimp. My training program over the last 10 days has been to stop and give her a kiss and a hose down before tying my raft up to a buoy at the beach and floating all day. ...
  15. First off, when the rider before you is finished...

    First off, when the rider before you is finished you are allowed to ride around the outside of the ring. On a young horse ride around in front of the judges box, say good morning and show your horse...
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    I've always been one who loves my horses dearly...

    I've always been one who loves my horses dearly but they were always for sale if the right price came along. Then I bought a funny little draftX pony who looks like a shrunken Clydesdale I was going...
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    Well on a good note your training plan seems spot...

    Well on a good note your training plan seems spot on! :-) I agree with most likely a pain issue since you seem to have covered the training bases. It's possible the pain from the original poor fit...
  18. Waterproof iPad with keyboard or waterproof laptop? Exist?

    I just launched a new business which allows me to work anywhere I have an iPad or laptop. I'm also working on my 2nd novel and get my BEST ideas floating around the lake on my raft and want to write...
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    This is what I was trying to say. I wouldn't go...

    This is what I was trying to say. I wouldn't go to a rated show without being confident we can get all the elements but a schooling show for sure. I will usually show at my totally confirmed level...
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    I would second making sure you either change late...

    I would second making sure you either change late or simple change if you can't get it before you hit the next sequence so you don't mess up that score as well. I have no problem going to shows with...
  21. I third Piccolo pony. I have the same pony as...

    I third Piccolo pony. I have the same pony as you! We weren't having a ton of luck getting the lengthen concept in the ring as just when she was about to get it we would hit a corner and lose...
  22. The only times I've encountered this it has...

    The only times I've encountered this it has always ended up being a discomfort issue. Once was saddle fit, another time PPSM, another time was long legs coming up under belly causing discomfort when...
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    Have you tried clicker training with her? I...

    Have you tried clicker training with her? I don't use it on all horses but have moved mountains on the nervous ones. We start with small confidence building things on the ground and teach a "relax"...
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    Poll: I put 30 minutes. My pony starts out strong and...

    I put 30 minutes. My pony starts out strong and loses energy as we go. She learns best if I get something, repeat it once then quit. It will always be there the next ride. She hates being...
  25. I have super long, curly thick hair and what I do...

    I have super long, curly thick hair and what I do is braid my hair then, just like my horse's braids, I fold the end of the braid under and tuck it up under my hair at the base of my neck. Then I...
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