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    The Mirage has a small zoo with lions and tigers...

    The Mirage has a small zoo with lions and tigers and dolphin pools. No shows with these animals but you can hang out around the dolphins and listen to their keepers talk about them. Lots of different...
  2. Cute story: when my daughter was a young pony...

    Cute story: when my daughter was a young pony clubber she participated in a "knowdown" and one of her questions was "what is a jockey"? They did not say "dirt jockey" so you all know what her answer...
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    I learned a lot from Frank! RIP to a legend!

    I learned a lot from Frank! RIP to a legend!
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    In a perfect world horses would run free and...

    In a perfect world horses would run free and never be ridden! In our less than perfect world most of us do our best to give our horses what they need which includes turnout time. As everyone stated...
  5. Riding without stirrups will not be as productive...

    Riding without stirrups will not be as productive if you do not maintain a good leg position and that can be hard to check if you are on your own. if you leave your stirrups hang, "trap" the stirrup...
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    If you make a protest (USEF) "unofficially, they...

    If you make a protest (USEF) "unofficially, they will investigate but you will not be kept updated. Pay the $200 and you are kept in the loop.
    I hate seeing pros ride in amateur divisions because...
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    I think it is wrong that in order to show at...

    I think it is wrong that in order to show at rated shows, you must belong to both groups. USEF I ubderstand but the other with having the horse needing to be a member and the owner, rider, trainer...
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    I have a horse that NEEDS the warm up round!...

    I have a horse that NEEDS the warm up round! Despite his amount of experience, he will spook his way around the first trip, no matter what! He does 3 trips in close succession with no problem, even...
  9. glad to hear that many of these babies are still...

    glad to hear that many of these babies are still making owners happy!
  10. I worked with a filly that had been well places...

    I worked with a filly that had been well places as a 3yo at Devon but she was nutty than a fruit cake under saddle and I think she ended up as a broodmare!
  11. where do the winners of the HB classes end up?

    got to thinking about this after a discussion on the Devon thread. If the pros do not look at these classes for prospects and prefer to shop in Europe, where do these fabulous youngsters end up? Has...
  12. Thread: tail rubbing

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    thanks all! good suggestions all but where do I...

    thanks all! good suggestions all but where do I get some of the products mentioned? Equiderma? Switch? My vet has given me some stuff to soothe the raw spots and I just learned about the pinworms...
  13. Thread: tail rubbing

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    tail rubbing

    I have several horses that have become terrible tail rubbers, one actually getting raw spots on buttocks and under the tail. Horses are on the vet worming program, complete with fecals; udders and...
  14. The shoe will turn up the day after the farrier...

    The shoe will turn up the day after the farrier comes out and made a new one! I think if you look in the land of lost socks, shoes fly masks, and bell boots will also be there!
  15. For years Iwould always just miss winning that...

    For years Iwould always just miss winning that cooler and I wanted one so bad! Then the dam broke and now I have tons of them which I love but like all of you,what to do other than pull them out and...
  16. I think even in the smaller local shows you need...

    I think even in the smaller local shows you need to look the part of what you want to be, If you have no aspirations to actual working hunters, leave the mane long and learn to do a neat, tight, high...
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    66 here and I ride daily as a trainer and have...

    66 here and I ride daily as a trainer and have the usual aches and pains associated with age! Bad knees make two point and jumping painful but I grin and bear it and take lots of advil! I agree with...
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    Back in the day (LOL!) kids were at barns alone...

    Back in the day (LOL!) kids were at barns alone all the time and if they got hurt, well. These days, with all the liability issues it is not a great idea (wasn't then either, really) Even if the kids...
  19. I went to the Crofton store last weekend. It was...

    I went to the Crofton store last weekend. It was a nice store but a pain to get into from the opposite side of the highway!
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    Twin Valley Ranch near Towsend was a good...

    Twin Valley Ranch near Towsend was a good experience for us
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    YA know, kind of sad that so many decide to pick...

    YA know, kind of sad that so many decide to pick on someone who is really proud of their horse and choses to brag about him.
  22. I agree on the helmets but I always tell new...

    I agree on the helmets but I always tell new riders that they need to invest in a helmet, paddock boots and half chaps as quickly as they can. (this is the least expensive route!)
  23. Not to our vet but do to the farrier

    Not to our vet but do to the farrier
  24. I have the book and it is good and covers the...

    I have the book and it is good and covers the English disciplines well. A lot of basics but also a lot of tips that only the well experienced know and they are willing to share. I have been turning...
  25. Arab rules state that unless you are showing in...

    Arab rules state that unless you are showing in dressage, WORKING hunters, or the sport hore classes, the horse must be shown in natural mane and tail unless under hunter tack _hunter pleasure (FAR...
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