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  1. Thread: Male Dogs

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    I am a one-breed person, and only will have...

    I am a one-breed person, and only will have (neutered) males now. Both sexes in my breed are pretty cuddly and stupid.

    My experience is the females spend a lot more time worrying about social...
  2. It will be fun to try! My advice: 1. Ride...

    It will be fun to try!

    My advice:

    1. Ride it just like any other dressage test.
    2. Remember the training pyramid: Rhythm, relaxation, connection. That's what they want, regardless of saddle....
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    Any video?

    Any video?
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    Western Dressage is more like dressage. The...

    Western Dressage is more like dressage. The Western Dressage Association of America (WDAA) is the USEF-recognized affiliate for WD, and so it is the official source for WD and its tests are the...
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    Some loss of cadence and a bit hoppy, but great...

    Some loss of cadence and a bit hoppy, but great enthusiasm. -1/2, with real potential :lol: :winkgrin:
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    Yeah, it was an issue because they showed Bett...

    Yeah, it was an issue because they showed Bett Ohio as a QH (incl at the world show, etc). A full TB is breeding stock only...can't compete at AQHA shows. So it was a big deal. A TB's progeny...
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    Get a professional to take photos of your horse...

    Get a professional to take photos of your horse asap.

    I had a pro friend come take photos just days before my mare went. She was going downhill fast and I had literally just made The Call to...
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    Here is 20 year old Henry this summer. ...

    Here is 20 year old Henry this summer.

    http://i55.photobucket.com/albums/g128/freckles101_2006/hen_zps37584a18.jpg

    I originally got him when he was 2 and I was a teen. Trained him up, sold him...
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    Poll: Man, don't do it. I have good eBay feedback,...

    Man, don't do it.

    I have good eBay feedback, sold a really nice medium-range saddle with a no-return policy. She kept it for a couple weeks, decided she didn't want it and claimed it was...
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    Man, look at the wonderful bone on that guy!

    Man, look at the wonderful bone on that guy!
  11. Must be nice. I have to drive 300 miles...

    Must be nice.

    I have to drive 300 miles one-way to get to the closest dressage show to me :-/
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    She also is a heckuva horsewoman. She is the...

    She also is a heckuva horsewoman.

    She is the one who trained Nautical, aka "The Horse With The Flying Tail" back when he was just a New Mexico cow horse who could jump, and for a brief time she...
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    Cool vid! He must be very well mounted to...

    Cool vid!

    He must be very well mounted to have horses who can sprint -- while carrying a rider -- to catch up to a galloping Thoroughbred spinning along without any weight burden. The capture he...
  14. Yes, if paperwork was in order a QH x TB like...

    Yes, if paperwork was in order a QH x TB like this would be an appendix QH. So (again, if paperwork were in order) you could show her or breed her to a QH.

    The cross is unusual, and I wonder...
  15. See if there are any NATRC events near you...

    See if there are any NATRC events near you (http://natrc.org/). It's limited distance trail riding, with a huge emphasis on safety and horsemanship. So no running your horse's legs off, but they have...
  16. I agree that even professionals have coaches! ...

    I agree that even professionals have coaches!

    Plus I would make the point that it's not necessarily learning about the nuts-and-bolts of riding. It's about having eyes on the ground to help you...
  17. OTQHs are often in demand for things like barrel...

    OTQHs are often in demand for things like barrel racing, roping, match racing, chariot racing, etc, so they are often snapped up before they need to be put "on the market". Thus, the best place to...
  18. Well, see, that's what I meant when I said you...

    Well, see, that's what I meant when I said you have to get the (a) proper type, (b) proper color and (c) proper amount of crystals, all hung at precisely the proper length.

    Then your really fat,...
  19. I can just see some Ben K. Green-type cowboy...

    I can just see some Ben K. Green-type cowboy selling her a REALLY FAT old gray gelding and telling her that the horse was already carrying a unicorn and almost ready to foal....All you need is the...
  20. This just happened to me day before yesterday....

    This just happened to me day before yesterday. Was standing there talking to my husband. Mid-conversation he says "The doorbell just rang" (as in: go answer it). I didn't hear a thing and was...
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    I have done it for several years now and am quite...

    I have done it for several years now and am quite happy. I get to control my feed (amount and quality) and their care. I get to supervise, feed, lifestyle, farrier work, vet work, etc. Exactly how I...
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    There isn't much at all. Patty Sadler at...

    There isn't much at all.

    Patty Sadler at Premier Park has clinics with Joanie Bolton a few times a year. Joanie is good...I have never done lessons with Patty herself, but it's a place to start:...
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    Well, actually I was doing an FEI test, so I...

    Well, actually I was doing an FEI test, so I didn't have that particular hurdle to jump. I just wanted to report on the usage experience (which was v. good!)

    They do seem to offer all levels, so I...
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    Just an update. I actually used...

    Just an update.

    I actually used www.dressageanywhere.com after it was posted above. I selected their "training class" option as I had a video of me riding a test, and was looking for scoring to...
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    Is there any online judging anymore?

    I live a long way from shows. For the past several years, I used www.horseshow.com's online judging service....ride a test, get scored, and I knew where I was and what to work on before making a long...
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