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    If I quoted everything I love in JW's books, I'd...

    If I quoted everything I love in JW's books, I'd be transcribing nearly every word. He is an entertaining writer and has a knack for phrases that stay with you.
  2. Movement and Long Term Soundness for a Jumper

    Would you be concerned about long term soundness in a horse jumping 1.30+ that does not have absolutely straight movement?

    The horse in question is close enough behind to brush occasionally and...
  3. Were you there this year? Torrential rain on...

    Were you there this year? Torrential rain on Sunday and we were very lucky to get seats in the third row :)
  4. Stamford is certainly the most convenient, but if...

    Stamford is certainly the most convenient, but if you don't mind driving to burghley in the morning, this is worth a look!

    http://www.staplefordpark.com/

    You will want to make sure you book...
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    Thank you for your suggestions. I really like the...

    Thank you for your suggestions. I really like the idea of being able to easily change the way I've arranged Monty's things. I will post what I've done!
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    Memorial Shadow Box / Portrait Ideas

    I had to put my lovely gelding to sleep in April and have taken a few months just to get used to the idea of not having him near. I'm ready now to think about putting together a shadow box or...
  7. [QUOTE=whicker;5431969] Copy this thread, print...

    [QUOTE=whicker;5431969]
    Copy this thread, print it out and post it on your mirror. Then read it every time you see the mirror.

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    This might just be the best piece of advice on the...
  8. Thank you for the good advice! I haven't delved...

    Thank you for the good advice! I haven't delved much into sports psychology, but perhaps this is a good time to start.

    Luckily, in the UK, there isn't the same 'one trainer' approach so I can try...
  9. How to find a balance between being ambitious and being realistic

    I could use some advice from others who have struggled to balance wanting to be better riders with a healthy dose of realism.

    I'm an amateur rider who started as an adult. I am fairly competent...
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    I haven't spent much time in Glasgow, but have...

    I haven't spent much time in Glasgow, but have heard it's fantastic. Edinburgh is great and really lovely, as well as having a super vet school.

    As for riding, I think it will be a struggle...
  11. I'm glad to have so many options to try. Thank...

    I'm glad to have so many options to try. Thank you!
  12. Dressage saddles...narrow twist and for rider with long femur?

    Can you suggest saddles I might try? I have a long femur and need a narrow twist for my comfort, but a saddle that comes in fairly wide widths for my horse.
  13. Pro Circuit sizes - regular vs. low rise fit

    I love my Pro Circuits but have lost a few pounds recently and they now look horrible on me! I would like to try the low rise version but see they come in regular and slim fit. The waist of my...
  14. Best of 2009: - The feeling my mare gave me when...

    Best of 2009:
    - The feeling my mare gave me when we finally jumped a 1.10 track and she was with me all the way.
    - Realizing that my gelding is now a mature horse and is generous enough to forgive...
  15. [QUOTE=Horseymama;4528486]I think in the US we...

    [QUOTE=Horseymama;4528486]I think in the US we jump our horses really small and take a long time to make them compared to the rest of the world.
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    In the UK, I am about a year behind other...
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    I think it does have a lot to do with the horse. ...

    I think it does have a lot to do with the horse. I was never taught to use an automatic release but on one of my horses, I use an auto release over every fence. On my other horse, crest release...
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    It's interesting that trailer type makes such a...

    It's interesting that trailer type makes such a difference. As I've said, my trailer is havier than any SUV I can buy, but does have independent suspension, etc as jn4jenny described.

    I will post...
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    Thanks for your reply...this is exactly why I'm...

    Thanks for your reply...this is exactly why I'm asking! My trailer gross weight will exceed the gross weight of the tow vehicle, never mind the kerb weight.

    I do want all the very...
  19. Thread: Winter horse

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    Yes, exactly as you describe. :yes: I need to...

    Yes, exactly as you describe. :yes: I need to make sure she is working from the word go. If I don't keep her busy...
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    Towing...when SUVs are the only choice

    I have read many, many threads on towing on this forum and have found them very helpful. I'm envious of all of you who can buy big pickup trucks for towing as the only UK vehicles capable of towing...
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    [QUOTE=JWB;4410811]She's also a HORRIBLE cat box...

    [QUOTE=JWB;4410811]She's also a HORRIBLE cat box raider. That is taking disgusting to a whole new level....

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    Mine too. And horse poop is a tasty treat. Thankfully he doesn't eat his...
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    [QUOTE=Grasshopper;4419679]So, our male GSD broke...

    [QUOTE=Grasshopper;4419679]So, our male GSD broke his top right canine yesterday. We still can't figure out how, but he is at the vet's today and they are taking a look, and have him on pain meds....
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    I have these and am not really wild about them. ...

    I have these and am not really wild about them.

    Pluses... They are warmer than normal field boots and do have a more traditional look than some winter riding boots. They are very comfortable to...
  24. Very fun books...I'm glad to know a third one is...

    Very fun books...I'm glad to know a third one is coming!
  25. Yes!

    Yes!
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