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    Even if you don't "do dressage", the exercises...

    Even if you don't "do dressage", the exercises using the square corner can be helpful in the training of any horse.
    One potential training issue with only rounded corners is steering - riders tend...
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    I just read that someone here uses FV and it does...

    I just read that someone here uses FV and it does not find conflicts.
    In my understanding it DOES find conflicts. .....
    Our show manager uses it although I have not.

    ??
  3. Thread: headshaking?!?!

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    I have heard that magnesium has a positive...

    I have heard that magnesium has a positive effect. Performance Equine MagRestore is inexpensive and very absorbable.
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    Your scheduler still has the option of looking at...

    Your scheduler still has the option of looking at the computer generated schedule and adjusting it. As an officer in our GMO (we have 5 large schooling shows/year,multiple rings and multiple...
  5. Star Squaw Bar. We knew her as Tinkerbell.....

    Star Squaw Bar. We knew her as Tinkerbell.....
  6. Both. For example, look at baking. Yes, there...

    Both. For example, look at baking. Yes, there are "recipes" for the perfect pie crust and bread loaf. A technician will bake them just fine, IF the oven is correct, the flour just the right...
  7. Perhaps these riders have a bigger tool box than...

    Perhaps these riders have a bigger tool box than we do, know just what the individual horse needs at the moment, and applies it? Dressage is not like baking a cake from a recipe.
    Interesting...
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    A few ideas - >Use your inside upper leg to...

    A few ideas -
    >Use your inside upper leg to keep that soulder up.. Be sure you are not putting more weight into your inside seat bone when you do this.
    >Put slightly more weight in outside...
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    The upper leg is usually too tight for me -...

    The upper leg is usually too tight for me - that's where I have always carried my weight. Complicating it is the fact that I have a very high waist, so anything low cut is never right! Few brands fit...
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    first, there are leverage bits not used with four...

    first, there are leverage bits not used with four reins in other disciplines
    second, in general only the most advanced horses go with "as needed" contact on the curb In fact I have been taught...
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  12. just stick a branch in the tub. when it gets...

    just stick a branch in the tub. when it gets crappy, find another one.
  13. I sent you a pm with some names.

    I sent you a pm with some names.
  14. I pm'd you.

    I pm'd you.
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    Muck-itch is a great product. Sorry can't link...

    Muck-itch is a great product. Sorry can't link
    it right now but it's an easy Google search.

    And the the triple antibiotic/athletes foot cream/desitin is a go-to here.

    That at said last year...
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    however, pushing a horse forward without...

    however, pushing a horse forward without correct/adequate contact will not get you there. Forward, impulsion and contact are interdependent until you get way up the levels and horses really do have...
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    I have lived in Florida most of my life and have...

    I have lived in Florida most of my life and have seen the big storms of the past. IMO, a Tropical Storm is - nothing to worry about. Unless you are right on the coast, or in a lowlying area subject...
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    another vote for Sharon

    another vote for Sharon
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    something like this?...

    something like this? http://media.robinsonsequestrian.com/media/catalog/product/cache/0/image/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/4/1/41426-01_2.jpg

    I have bought similar items at TS.
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    Here in the south, winter is just ending, the...

    Here in the south, winter is just ending, the grass has not really come in yet, and at least in Florida, April and May are the driest months, so little rain means less grass growth.

    I am going to...
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    thank you for sharing. I had not read this...

    thank you for sharing. I had not read this either.
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    Wish I had done this. My aisle is just under 12...

    Wish I had done this. My aisle is just under 12 ft, so really matting it means trimming mats - UGH!! SO, I have about one foot on either side, and that means I am constantly adjusting the mats...
  23. While I agree it is a different matter, in my...

    While I agree it is a different matter, in my experience some horses learn to go long low and out through a phase of long low and slightly BTV, as they try to learn the new balance of using the...
  24. Yes look at Alex boots. They will be my next...

    Yes look at Alex boots. They will
    be my next show pair!!
  25. Then sammy14 you have not watched the right...

    Then sammy14 you have not watched the right trainers. I have seen it.

    To the OP, try slower with engagement and a forward feeling. It is different from the WB forward. My trainer and I have been...
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