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    Mikmar. Best bit I ever had, and I had them all...

    Mikmar. Best bit I ever had, and I had them all for my big TB that loved to pull! I showed him in the hunters and eq in the Mikmar pelham and never had to use the curb rein. He loved that bit and we...
  2. I find the duct tape quite amusing. I would make...

    I find the duct tape quite amusing. I would make the most of it and put out a couple pink flamingos and some reclining lawn chairs. Oh and don't forget the portable radio with the hanger as an...
  3. Picture please! She sounds quite pretty! I love...

    Picture please! She sounds quite pretty! I love chestnuts and how they can vary in color.
  4. Thread: Dear George,

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    Sometimes being an "effective" rider is better...

    Sometimes being an "effective" rider is better than the "pretty" rider. I would rather see a rider with not so perfect eq. guide a horse around at a nice forward pace and be confident than a rider...
  5. Thread: Slick Saddle

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    I am picturing it is shiny and slick, probably...

    I am picturing it is shiny and slick, probably grain leather that has worn smooth? This may sound harsh, but if you rough it up a bit with a scouring pad and then condition with good old neatsfoot...
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    NOOOO!!!!! He was my favorite Monkee. :( Oh sob!

    NOOOO!!!!! He was my favorite Monkee. :( Oh sob!
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    " even a cow can jump 5'. From a standstill" ...

    " even a cow can jump 5'. From a standstill"

    I would so pay to see this! :)
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    So how does this work...I have a 3 yr old filly...

    So how does this work...I have a 3 yr old filly out of a branded and papered SF mare. The stallion is not a SF (RedWine). Filly is branded RPSI, but is there any chance of getting her recognized by...
  9. Thread: Inflated Ego

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    Inflated Ego

    Anyone familiar with this TB stallion? He is no longer with us, but was my nice hunters sire. Curious if there are any more offspring out there. He was an eventer after his race career.
  10. Lookin good!

    Lookin good!
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    saddles saddles and saddles....

    Anyone ride in a Collegiate Convertable? (interchangeable gullett) I tried one today and really liked it. My coming 3 yr old filly needs a wide tree now, not sure if that will change later, she has...
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    Thank you both for the info. Very informative!...

    Thank you both for the info. Very informative! Are there any injuries you would definatly stay away from? I'm not worried about old bows if they are high, but I dont like anything with stifles. I...
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    Certain injuries and second careers.

    I have been browsing the Canter site in search of a dreamy chestnut gelding and have noticed alot of references to "slab fractures" in the knee, and "rounding" of the ankles. Can someone please...
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    If you lay the saddle on its side and push your...

    If you lay the saddle on its side and push your knee against it near the stirrup bar, this gives a little space for you to feed the leather through. Works every time for me. :) you can curse at the...
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    Your saddle is sitting on him just fine. So many...

    Your saddle is sitting on him just fine. So many people think you want it crawling up on thier shoulders. the girth is about 4-5 inches back from his elbow which is good. What I meant by bridging is...
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    Your best bet is to girth it up and really see...

    Your best bet is to girth it up and really see how it fits. The panels are not making full contact in the back, you want to be sure it will not lift and slap back down when he is moving, he looks a...
  17. In Sync was an OTTB, I forget the young rider who...

    In Sync was an OTTB, I forget the young rider who had him, but she won numerous big eq classes on him. I saw him when he was at Davenport in Nor Cal a few years ago on a lease. He is a big gangley...
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    HAHA Starhouse! You look about my size, what...

    HAHA Starhouse! You look about my size, what length is your flap? Can you measure it from the bottom of the sturrip bar to the bottom of the flap?
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    Thanks everyone! It actually fit my filly really...

    Thanks everyone! It actually fit my filly really well. I believe it is a 31 cm. The flaps are a bit short though, but I don't think that will bother me. I usually have a problem with my knee going...
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    Stubben Edelweiss NT

    Anyone have one? I have the chance to purchase a nice used one, sat in it once and really liked it. Haven't jumped in it yet though.
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    Check out Victory Rose Thoroughbreds. They are...

    Check out Victory Rose Thoroughbreds. They are over near Davis and I believe they just picked up a nice TB stallion from the east coast. His name escapes me at the moment.
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    Hide A Ways Risk Taker, or Hide A Ways Texas...

    Hide A Ways Risk Taker, or Hide A Ways Texas Wind? Hide A Ways Risky Business?
  23. Hmmm. Says the page cannot be found.

    Hmmm. Says the page cannot be found.
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    Classified ads...

    I swear there used to be job listings somewhere in this magazine. Is it only in the actual mag? Or am I missing it here online? Anyone hiring? Lol.
  25. Thread: Hansens mouth?

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    Ouch! Thank you. Wasn't sure because it looked so...

    Ouch! Thank you. Wasn't sure because it looked so even across his lip. :)
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