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  1. Of course money buys the horses and pays for the...

    Of course money buys the horses and pays for the trainers etc, but to be able to win what she has still takes work, a person still has to work at it to be a good enough rider to place well, even with...
  2. Approximate Time the Finale will be over on Sunday?

    Does anyone know what time the finale will be over on Sunday? Trying to book flights, and there isn't much info on the website!
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    This. I think you are right to focus on in...

    This.

    I think you are right to focus on in hand ground work and not worry about lunging right now. When I first got my OTTB, longing made him hotter and more upset. If I had tried to put side...
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    Unless something has changed I think it is...

    Unless something has changed I think it is difficult to get an apprenticeship position in Germany unless you have connections, and you definitely need a proper work visa. When I went, I got the 3...
  5. Regarding the depression, does your Dad currently...

    Regarding the depression, does your Dad currently have any hobbies or projects that he could be involved in? Working steady like that for his whole life and then having to stop and have nothing to...
  6. Pikeur is still my favourite brand for breeches,...

    Pikeur is still my favourite brand for breeches, and they make gorgeous cream full seats that are on my wish list BUT certainly not cheap. However, if you can save up and invest in a pair they will...
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    I am the Environmental Manager for a wood...

    I am the Environmental Manager for a wood products manufacturing plant. Most of the time I like my job, and I work with fantastic people from laborers on up to the business team level. This company...
  8. I had a Rambo Optimo blanket for my TB gelding. ...

    I had a Rambo Optimo blanket for my TB gelding. He is a 78 in everything but this one, he's a 75.

    I recently had to buy a back up blanket in a hurry, and got a "Big D" english style blanket. I...
  9. Harvey Keitel in "The Piano" (1993 movie with...

    Harvey Keitel in "The Piano" (1993 movie with Holly Hunter). Just watched it again recently...
  10. Honda Accord or Honda Civic. I had a 2002 2-door...

    Honda Accord or Honda Civic. I had a 2002 2-door Honda Accord - since it was a 2 door it was pretty sporty, but the trunk space was huge, so very handy for packing stuff around (I could fit 2 bales...
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    Just say so. Make it a positive statement and...

    Just say so. Make it a positive statement and reiterate what he can offer to the position, and what he thinks he will gain from it. For example:

    At my former position I made $X, but I recognize...
  12. Just want to emphasize these two points - don't...

    Just want to emphasize these two points - don't beat yourself up if you don't always stick to a strict regimen - the "all or nothing" school of thought will have you always feeling like a failure at...
  13. I have never lost a substantial amount of weight,...

    I have never lost a substantial amount of weight, but I have been at a healthy weight my whole life so thought about a few things that I could write here :) I am 5'9" tall and in my early 30s.

    I...
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    Hey Jelleigh, that link is great, thank you!

    Hey Jelleigh, that link is great, thank you!
  15. Thread: Eye Creams

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    My skin needs a lot of moisture. I used face and...

    My skin needs a lot of moisture. I used face and eye creams from Eminence (only available in salons I think)
    http://us.eminenceorganics.com/Eye-Care_c_34.html

    I like the Wild Plum Eye Cream.

    ...
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    This makes total sense mentally, its just...

    This makes total sense mentally, its just remembering to put my hands in the right place! I don't normally ride with a breastplate or martingale, but maybe I'll throw a breastplate on so I have that...
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    Wow, thank you all! Great photos Small Change, I...

    Wow, thank you all! Great photos Small Change, I have a habit of wanting my hands in the same place as your first photo no matter where the horse's head goes.

    I have also struggled to get my hip...
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    George Morris clinic report by Sheila Murphy

    Good clinic report:
    https://www.chronofhorse.com/article/plenty-george-isms-go-around-rhode-island

    I am curious about this paragraph from the clinic report:

    "My take was that he focused on a...
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    Best product for waterproofing blankets?

    NVM - found some old threads with the info I'm looking for...
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    Another vote for the pony mare! Sounds like lots...

    Another vote for the pony mare! Sounds like lots of fun to me. If you are set on getting a bigger "dream horse", I think you should keep looking, #1 could be too much horse, especially if you want...
  21. Thanks everybody, excellent link Hoopoe!

    Thanks everybody, excellent link Hoopoe!
  22. Norman Thelwell pony Books and gifts - online source?

    Does anyone know of a good online source, or a bookseller than I can phone that would have new copies of the Thelwell pony books? Amazon and the other big online sellers don't seem to have any, are...
  23. You need to talk to some Polish people, lots of...

    You need to talk to some Polish people, lots of ideas there! Or find a Polish cookbook

    Some examples where you could use the garlic brats or the italian sausages (in place of Keilbasa)

    Fried...
  24. [QUOTE=Coanteen;7216695]You will have to learn to...

    [QUOTE=Coanteen;7216695]You will have to learn to distance yourself emotionally more from the patients. That's why so many good nurses burn out. You can still give great care without pouring that...
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    There is some good basic tips on this website -...

    There is some good basic tips on this website - we had Canadian Thanksgiving yesterday!
    http://www.canadianliving.com/food/entertaining/how_to_have_the_best_thanksgiving_ever.php

    There are some...
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