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    Well I came on to post some loose pics of him in...

    Well I came on to post some loose pics of him in the round pen. I had no clue the other vids had posted (apparently they post directly from my phone, who knew). I will say that others are...
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    yes, and I have really awful video later that day...

    yes, and I have really awful video later that day of him trotting out. And that's also what the trainer said. Let him canter (stay in half seat) both directions, then ask for the trot after he was...
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    You are right about the footing. We recently...

    You are right about the footing. We recently changed and I'm not a fan as it does indeed seem to be almost non-existent in some areas and deep in others.

    As for the riding, I'm not sure what he...
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    I'm near Washington, DC. For a decent quality...

    I'm near Washington, DC. For a decent quality place large indoor, but not A rated about $550. For A rated show barn 800-1500 is expected. For self care with a stall $350 for self care, field board...
  5. I'm a runner. I run a LOT. I train, I follow...

    I'm a runner. I run a LOT. I train, I follow schedules and I'm sure I'm faster than most people. In my area that doesn't even put me at the top half of my age group. I think there's a median line...
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    What do you think about this?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vdyjn0KEFbk&feature=youtu.be

    So is he sore or confused? I posted over in the hunter forum, but since he hasn't been off the track long I want to see what y'all...
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    Great job! I love that my current horse is happy...

    Great job! I love that my current horse is happy to stand and let me practice. I'm a perfectionist and it takes me FOREVER!
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    Just got back from the vet. To answer some of...

    Just got back from the vet. To answer some of the threads above:

    1) I believe that trainer was asking for trot at beginning then just asked for the canter after that, because you can see him go...
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    I have video somewhere but he's fine with no...

    I have video somewhere but he's fine with no weight.
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    Pain or confusion?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vdyjn0KEFbk&feature=youtu.be

    Ok so there's a video of one of my trainers riding my new horse. The first 15 sec. or so you can see what he does when you ask for a...
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    I'm looking at this...

    I'm looking at this http://www.smartpakequine.com/mio-flysheet-6865p.aspx
    I too need it not to make him hot as he's in a paddock with minimal shade. They come in during the hottest part of the day...
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    Thanks everyone! I am buying the book for $16.99...

    Thanks everyone! I am buying the book for $16.99 now!
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    Thanks so much for posting this! I'm looking at...

    Thanks so much for posting this! I'm looking at my first foray into this eventing gig and I love to see other's firsts as well. He certainly is a cutie.
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    After Workout leg care

    Sorry this will be a little long due to you needing background.

    Have an OTTB, did 4 years on the track, moderately successful. No joint damage (did rads) but he's a bit puffy right above both...
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    I'm on my second. Just wondering what her...

    I'm on my second. Just wondering what her breeding is? She looks like she ran sprints, did she? The great thing about OTTB that actually ran for any time is you can find out exactly what they did...
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    No this isn't a Rollukur thing, and this isn't...

    No this isn't a Rollukur thing, and this isn't even having horses yoked up like that, it's just that their horses consistently sit behind the vertical and that looks right to them. I thought maybe...
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    Behind the Bit - Mini Rant

    Dressage is a not my "calling" but I have some basics, took some lessons in Germany (while I was stationed there not actually there for horses) and I like to think that all my horses no matter what...
  18. I'm with you. I have a 13.25 inch calf. Which...

    I'm with you. I have a 13.25 inch calf. Which is a slim in an 8.5 boot but I wear a 9.5/10 which means most of the slims are still to big. . . Then I need at least a 19.5' height as well. I'm not...
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    That first book sounds like exactly what I need...

    That first book sounds like exactly what I need but not for $349!
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    Idiots guide I think. I know how to teach a...

    Idiots guide I think. I know how to teach a horse to jump for hunters and jumpers, that's the extent of my knowledge. . . Don't even know the names of the types of jumps.
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    Book Recommendations

    I'm a reader. I read all the time. I know very little about Eventing and I'd like to learn more. For me I often have to read it multiple times then do it before it actually sinks in. . . So...
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    I agree it depends on what your goals are. My...

    I agree it depends on what your goals are. My last was a resale so brains sweet and soundness were key. This current one, I bought for me, for the long haul. I honestly couldn't care how much of a...
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    Steuart Pittman is the man of the moment in OTTB...

    Steuart Pittman is the man of the moment in OTTB right now! I'd love to get him, but I'm guessing he's very booked and very expensive. But that is a great call.
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    I'm going to school the water on that day. Don't...

    I'm going to school the water on that day. Don't know why I didn't think of asking around then. I guess I was looking for recommendations on the area, because to be honest I'm not quite sure what...
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    Washington DC Help

    Hey, I have a friend convincing me to do a jumper derby and a low level horse trial in the fall. The only issue is, other than 1 time in college I've never stepped foot on a CC course.

    My horse...
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