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  1. Except for girths and stirrup leathers. OK in...

    Except for girths and stirrup leathers. OK in your case, maybe just the girth. :D

    I've been doing this a long time, so I've had the "do over" opportunity (a few times). In every case the money I...
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    NGA - ecovet, endure and pyhrana Ecovet is the...

    NGA - ecovet, endure and pyhrana

    Ecovet is the best (and probably the cheapest of the three since it lasts so much longer). I primarily use it and nothing else. I used to rotate between the other...
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    I thought Bromont represented that they had...

    I thought Bromont represented that they had funding from the national government and - oops - apparently not. I don't often give the FEI a pass on things, but if this is the case, I think I might...
  4. Thread: Poor jumping form

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    Hah! That's exactly what I was thinking! (the...

    Hah! That's exactly what I was thinking!

    (the only chestnut stallion gelded and sold to an ammy that I think I remember is The Lion King?)
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    Or one of us is!

    Or one of us is!
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    Nope, he was definitely a dark bay. I remember...

    Nope, he was definitely a dark bay. I remember seeing him when he went to Georgina and then to Bruce D.

    The other prominent grey I remember at the same time was Grey Slipper, Bridget H.'s horse in...
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    To me it did look like the first smacks were on...

    To me it did look like the first smacks were on the shoulder as the horse was still giving her a giant finger (hoof?) with the right shoulder bulge runout. That may have been the only option she had...
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    Yes, that is beyond reprehensible. Adulting. Too...

    Yes, that is beyond reprehensible. Adulting. Too hard for some people.
  9. When I was younger and the Tuf horses were big in...

    When I was younger and the Tuf horses were big in the QH world, I worked at a TB breeding farm and got to weigh in on the names. We had a mare named Strut your Stuff and I SO DESPERATELY wanted to...
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    Exactly. The person announcing results doesn't...

    Exactly. The person announcing results doesn't put the name to the number to the judge's placing at the gate, so to speak. They have a printout from entries, so if the computer thinks #10 is Susie,...
  11. My mare's dam was "Hardtack's Wirecut". The mare...

    My mare's dam was "Hardtack's Wirecut". The mare was Erin O'Gates by Bar None Gates (this was a very long time ago), and she was born on - you guessed it, St. Patrick's Day... and it goes without...
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    Yes, although to be fair you really don't need to...

    Yes, although to be fair you really don't need to see the OP's daughter's number to verify this. Simply look at the back of the number your child is wearing. If it is right/wrong, you have all the...
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    Since you are not clear exactly what happened, it...

    Since you are not clear exactly what happened, it could be that Uber Horse Show Mom (UHSM) was hell bent on talking to the judge and possibly even putting their own spin on things (especially if she...
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    Yeah, I think the Dutch are the odds on team...

    Yeah, I think the Dutch are the odds on team favorite based on the last few years in big team results.

    After that the US and France look the best for riders in the top 15 standings. Germany has...
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    I bought a bottle last year and switched to using...

    I bought a bottle last year and switched to using it almost exclusively this year, it really does make a difference, enough so that if I miss a day on the laid up horse who lives out 24/7, it's not...
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    Agree, your description reads herdbound to me,...

    Agree, your description reads herdbound to me, which is technically worse in my experience.

    Barn sour horses are easy to deal with, that can be something as simple as most of the work happens the...
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    Honestly, if there is something about "home" that...

    Honestly, if there is something about "home" that makes her unsettled and anxious, you may need to think about "reprogramming" that experience.

    Maybe try Confidence EQ for a few months or so and...
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    True dat! I'm pretty serious about turnout. I...

    True dat! I'm pretty serious about turnout. I mean I won't board anyplace that doesn't have all day or all night turnout, and even better if during the nice weather in spring/fall they come in for a...
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    True, but many times they are really talking...

    True, but many times they are really talking about smaller paddocks and short t/o periods( and bring them in if anyone gets stupid). And I'm pretty sure a lot of times this happens between 1xride/1x...
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    Hey, it's not my cup of tea, but there are PLENTY...

    Hey, it's not my cup of tea, but there are PLENTY of east coast show horses who are lucky to get out for more than an hour a day. The only difference between them and their CA brethren is a good many...
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    That makes entirely no sense, or at the very...

    That makes entirely no sense, or at the very least, she should have presented the option to you first: "Do you want X to ride the horse so he will be schooled in case you make it back to show?" And...
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    I think when it comes to thinning shears you need...

    I think when it comes to thinning shears you need to buy a serious pair of salon quality shears and then probably expect to sharpen them regularly.

    PNW, I think Billy could have a career as a...
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    I really think I would rule out ulcers first. If...

    I really think I would rule out ulcers first. If I read correctly, he's never been treated for them in your care, and it is a fair bet he wasn't ever or recently treated for them at the track. So as...
  24. Gail, I am so sorry... My heart goes out to you...

    Gail, I am so sorry... My heart goes out to you and yours...
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    I'm sure if you read A&M's disclosures it...

    I'm sure if you read A&M's disclosures it probably says something to the effect of identifying DNA most closely associated with known individuals within a breed and or registry. I wouldn't get hung...
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