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    I could have written your post OP. I am going...

    I could have written your post OP. I am going through the same thing with my 11 year old Drama King gelding. I don't have any suggestions but will be following this thread! Best of luck with your...
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    Can you just leave the gift where it is?...

    Can you just leave the gift where it is? Otherwise, I would walk up to him, hand him the Valentine's Day gift and tell him you made it clear you weren't interested and to leave you be. I'd also tell...
  3. The lady you lent your trailer to is a fool! At...

    The lady you lent your trailer to is a fool! At the very least, she should offer to give you some money towards the repair. She should also be giving you a few $'s each time she borrows it. I don't...
  4. Awww. That was a great story! I also wore shoes...

    Awww. That was a great story! I also wore shoes out in one cycle on my first horse.
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    Keep a blanket on them consistently and forget...

    Keep a blanket on them consistently and forget about the spots until show day. Lol Quic silver is my go to.
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    For me, it was my saddle. I tried my fellow barn...

    For me, it was my saddle. I tried my fellow barn mates saddles until I found the right one. Switching to another made an immediate change in my riding. My instructor thought we should do a before...
  7. I like the idea of finding another part time job...

    I like the idea of finding another part time job that gives you more money and less hours. I get that you enjoy the barn work but if you can't ride, somethings got to give.

    Have you talked to...
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    Greenhawk dressage pads are big enough along with...

    Greenhawk dressage pads are big enough along with Oligvy.
  9. Unless you are my Grandma! Haha

    Unless you are my Grandma! Haha
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    If a guy wants to talk to you, he will. If he's...

    If a guy wants to talk to you, he will. If he's making you doubt how he feels,
    walk away. He's not the one.
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    Do not send him on trial. If he gets hurt, you'll...

    Do not send him on trial. If he gets hurt, you'll have trouble. Plus why drop the half leasers for a trial? You'll appreciate their funds if he does not sell this month. Let the timid buyer come try...
  12. Like someone said, the cost of buying the horse...

    Like someone said, the cost of buying the horse is nothing. It's a one time cost and then years of responsibility. : ) You can get something safe, not overly fancy for less than $10k if you look...
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    I show 2'6/2'9 with a 11 year old from my barn....

    I show 2'6/2'9 with a 11 year old from my barn. She and I have a blast cheering each other on! The kids won't judge you one bit and will think it's awesome you are out having fun too. Go forth and...
  14. You ride around as much as possible and stay out...

    You ride around as much as possible and stay out of the lessoning riders way at all times. I used to think I should wait for the other rider to finish but my instructor is a busy woman who doesn't...
  15. Thread: Fly Bonnets

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    Can you share the seller? I'm in Canada too.

    Can you share the seller? I'm in Canada too.
  16. This is my Andalusian to a T. He's ammie...

    This is my Andalusian to a T. He's ammie friendly, very smart and will try his heart out for me every day.
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    I'm in Red Deer so I'll keep an eye out on...

    I'm in Red Deer so I'll keep an eye out on Kijiji.

    Make sure you contact Horse N Around consignment and Greenhawk in Red Deer. They both have bulletin boards for flyers.

    Tudor Tack, Horse Life...
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    I'm 5"10, 36" inseam in pants and ride in an 18"...

    I'm 5"10, 36" inseam in pants and ride in an 18" 4C flap. It's the best I can do without going custom.
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    A good shampoo with dish detergent followed by...

    A good shampoo with dish detergent followed by one or two washes with Quic Silver. Works for me!
  20. Been there, done that! For me, I just didn't get...

    Been there, done that! For me, I just didn't get along with the horse I was riding. M She needs time and to gain confidence to get over it. It sounds like she needs to be riding another horse that's...
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    I'm 6ft tall and have rode everything from a 13...

    I'm 6ft tall and have rode everything from a 13 HH pony to 17 HH beast. Get the horse that you like. Who cares if your legs hang a little below the barrel. Shorter is easier to get on when trail...
  22. I too went through university without horses. It...

    I too went through university without horses. It was 8 years from the time I graduated high school to having a full time job in my field. I spent many of those years without riding at all. The horses...
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    There are many ways to make horses more...

    There are many ways to make horses more affordable. Like someone said, there are plenty of adults out there who don't have time to ride enough. I'm one of them! For the right person, Id be happy to...
  24. That's frustrating! Is she still active on the...

    That's frustrating! Is she still active on the site I.e posting new photos? Can you arrange to get face to face with her? I'd check to see when she'll be at a show on your area and show up. Or get a...
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    Ah the poor fella. Keep him and a connection will...

    Ah the poor fella. Keep him and a connection will grow. I had one that took a year to really come out of her shell.
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