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  1. I've never seen anything like that. Looks like a...

    I've never seen anything like that. Looks like a figure 8 with a hackamore twist to it! Id be interested to see what others say!
  2. Thank you all so much! These are wonderful tips!...

    Thank you all so much! These are wonderful tips! I do tend to slow him down too, which I know is wrong, but in the process of trying to bend, etc I guess I also pull back. The worst part is this is...
  3. Thanks jestmom.....okay this makes sense. See I...

    Thanks jestmom.....okay this makes sense. See I think I need it broken down just like that! I will have to try that on my next jump schooling!
  4. Very frustrated rider in regards to lead changes and not getting them

    Let me start this off by saying I do no drill my horse in lead changes. These or occurrences that happen while schooling over fences. Conceptually I understand the process of the change. Straight...
  5. 1. What are your favorite open front boot and...

    1. What are your favorite open front boot and hind boot sets that are BROWN, and not hundred of dollars? I already have my eyes on eskadrons, but I'm looking for something nicer for A/AA rated shows....
  6. Figure 8 bridles......what do you suggest?

    Hi all!

    I am looking to replace my figure 8. I currently have a Vespucci and while I love it, the leather around the noseband stretches so much. I've only had the bridle probably 3 months now and...
  7. There have been a lot of plans in the making...

    There have been a lot of plans in the making since that announcement. We had a list of potential replacement presidents the first week after the announcement. Being a SBC grad and living the hburg...
  8. Have fun! As paw said above, at the end of the...

    Have fun!

    As paw said above, at the end of the day it is the fastest TRACK that wins, not speed. That being said you can't account for the "gun and run" people. But just go out there and have fun....
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    I use to ride in jointed irons and it was near...

    I use to ride in jointed irons and it was near impossible to really keep a good balance. I have problems with my knees and now ankles (broke it a couple years ago) and I had purchased jointed...
  10. Depending on the type of classes they are speed...

    Depending on the type of classes they are speed (assume 1 min a round), jump off (assume 2 min a round), power and speed (assume 2 min a round), etc I will wait for so many people to be left. Most...
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    So not trying to steal the thread but I will put...

    So not trying to steal the thread but I will put in a plug for the new stuff that Dover is carrying. I was a bit hesitant since most things I have purchased only work for short periods of time if at...
  12. Yep, I'd look into Renew Gold too. Big fan here...

    Yep, I'd look into Renew Gold too. Big fan here and seen a big difference in the barn full of horses switching from TC Complete. I went from having to feel 2lbs twice to 3/4lbs twice, and that has...
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    I had the same experience with a Pelham. I had...

    I had the same experience with a Pelham. I had been riding my boy in a loose ring snaffle with a peanut in the middle. He was going great but he would get a bit heavy on me. He also was excellent at...
  14. For me wrapping depends on where I am going how...

    For me wrapping depends on where I am going how long and how long my horse may just stand on the trailer. I always do standing wraps. My favorites are the no bow BoT wraps. If we're going to a horse...
  15. Okay...so assuming 10ccs is a bit high then. The...

    Okay...so assuming 10ccs is a bit high then. The Pentosan Gold I am looking at has Sodium Pentosan Polysulfate 250 mg/mL and Glucosamine 150mg/mL. It comes in a 50mL bottle so assuming this would...
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    Bummer :/ Well I have heard some great things...

    Bummer :/ Well I have heard some great things about Omega Horse Shine supplements. I did have my horse on SmartOmega from Smartpak both the Ultra and regular one and the first year I tried it it did...
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    My horse gets 3/4lbs of Renew Gold 2x with great...

    My horse gets 3/4lbs of Renew Gold 2x with great results too! However my boy also gets a scoop (1 lbs) of Legends Omega Plus feed 2x as well. It is amazing stuff. It does have a high fat content as...
  18. No sure if this is mentioned, but looking at...

    No sure if this is mentioned, but looking at switching my horse to Pentosan. For the Pentosan Gold off Horseprerace.com, how many doses do you get from a 50mL bottle?

    On another note, this thread...
  19. Hind Gut Supplements - ADR vs. SmartDigest Ultra - Anyone?

    I have a 16 year old OTTB. We recently put him on ADR supplement (formerly Dr. Bill's Foal Pac) and the difference in just the two weeks he has been on it is amazing. His ribs are starting to go away...
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    My horse has the same issue. At first I thought...

    My horse has the same issue. At first I thought it was a physical thing for him, but honestly it was me completely blocking his hind end. I could do all the leg yields, canter poles, etc in the world...
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    I was a sworn Stubben Fan for a long time. Their...

    I was a sworn Stubben Fan for a long time. Their saddles are made to last and the ones that I had were comfortable. With the horse I had when I got my first Stubben Artus, it fit him wonderfully and...
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    Thanks everyone! I was leaning to leather...

    Thanks everyone!

    I was leaning to leather anyways, I just wasnt sure what the difference was between the Nylon one by Herm Springer or the leather one. My trainer didnt really have a preference....
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    I think for now, she wants me to ride with a...

    I think for now, she wants me to ride with a converter to get use to the feel without accidentally getting handsy with the curb.It was quite a different ride on flat and jumping with the bit so right...
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    I've tried various breastplates on my boy. My...

    I've tried various breastplates on my boy. My favorite 5-point by far is the HDR one and its very inexpensive. It is great leather and fit my boy well. Hes a 17h OTTB but built thick like a WB with a...
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    Pelhams and bit converters

    I am a jumper rider (showing 1m and schooling 1.10m) and have been riding my horse in a loose ring bit with a round "peanut" in the middle. Hes very soft in the bit but he has a habit to hollow out...
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