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  1. Thank you everyone for the thoughtful replies. I...

    Thank you everyone for the thoughtful replies. I can see how my word use "love on" seemed a bit off, so I will change that. I was trying to convey that I was going to appreciate the horse, and...
  2. Horseless in North NJ- tips and advice to find a horse to exercise

    So I just moved to a new area right outside of new york(Hackensack nj) and am completely horseless. I am also living thriftily.
    Does anyone have any tips for me on how I could find a horse to...
  3. ISO an outdated Professional's Choice saddle pad or something similar

    I'm attempting to replace a saddle pad for a well loved barn owner. Saddle pad in question is most likely 10+ years old, but I am hoping someone has some ideas on where I can find one.
    -...
  4. Maybe he will teach ring etiquette? Safe...

    Maybe he will teach ring etiquette? Safe mounting and dismounting procedures? It sounds like anything from the pony club D manual could be useful :yes: Soundness care, bit information, safe tack,...
  5. I'm glad you got such amazing responses! I knew...

    I'm glad you got such amazing responses! I knew there were others that could give you much better info than me. Have fun at the ride this year and I hope you have great weather.
  6. I really love both of these rides. Cheshire is...

    I really love both of these rides. Cheshire is easy, fun, and has a very relaxed environment. There is not a ton of challenging trail, just rolling hills. Its really pretty, and makes for a great...
  7. I've done both the bunny hop and rabbit run for...

    I've done both the bunny hop and rabbit run for the last two or three years. They are both great rides, and have wonderful management. Donna is a wonderful person who will do anything to help.
    I...
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    I've had mine since 08'? now I believe. It is a...

    I've had mine since 08'? now I believe. It is a two horse straight load with extra long/tall horse area, and a dressing room. I have never had any problems with it. I have heard horror stories,...
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    Grenada- where I currently reside, is blacklisted...

    Grenada- where I currently reside, is blacklisted as well. It makes me so upset! I want to see the pretty pony too!
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    I have a 38" duette allegro which I love! I...

    I have a 38" duette allegro which I love! I posted here last year looking for saddle advice, with very similar questions which you have. I ruled out the wintec immediately, I love leather, hate...
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    Slightly off topic, but I thought I would answer...

    Slightly off topic, but I thought I would answer the question about pony club rally.
    Elements which must be included in PC Tetrathlon rally. Every nationals I have seen have completed their...
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    I think what you are experiencing is thumps. The...

    I think what you are experiencing is thumps. The first time I saw it I thought it was hiccups as well! You normally see it during hard work, I personally have only seen it foxhunting and in...
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    horsehair is also a different consistency than...

    horsehair is also a different consistency than ours, I would be worried about it frying easily. Embarrassingly, I have tried a hair dryer on a low setting for mane/tail, and I could smell fringed...
  14. http://ironbridgehounds.ponyclub.org/IBHPC_HorseTr...

    http://ironbridgehounds.ponyclub.org/IBHPC_HorseTrials.html
    My old pony club has a cheap, low level fun event. Was great for babies first event/young kids because it is completely fenced in, no...
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    I'm a lurker, but I will never give up a chance...

    I'm a lurker, but I will never give up a chance to see a newborn. I missed last night, but watching for a half hour this morning almost made up for missing the birth. The little girl is adorable,...
  16. https://www.facebook.com/mdhunterpace These are...

    https://www.facebook.com/mdhunterpace
    These are wonderful, They should be about an hour - two away from you, but they are definitely worth the drive. Very well put together and a ton of fun.
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    Freezing weather- I wear my saddle bums, thick...

    Freezing weather- I wear my saddle bums, thick under armor socks, and my winter ariat tall winter riding boots. Warm and functional(I hate putting on/taking off half chaps when my hands are not...
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    I showed all though out my child hood, and...

    I showed all though out my child hood, and thought I really enjoyed it. When it came time for me to pay for shows myself, I began to question my sanity. I was paying to give myself an anxiety...
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    I'll be there in the 50 most likely. I did it...

    I'll be there in the 50 most likely. I did it last year too, it was terrible weather. Cantering through those open fields in the direction the lightning was terrifying. I went through 3 rain...
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    Social workers today make around 40k starting, if...

    Social workers today make around 40k starting, if they are lucky enough to get a job out of college without a grad degree. I have met many philadlephia social workers who graduated in psych or a...
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    I'm a psych student graduating this year. I can...

    I'm a psych student graduating this year. I can tell you that unless you have great grades I would run as far away from this major as possible. To do anything in psych you need at least a...
  22. I don't have a ton to add- but thought I would...

    I don't have a ton to add- but thought I would throw in that we used to have joint meets with CH. They were a fun bunch of people, and I always looked forward to our joint meets!
    Few tips before...
  23. Moon- Some people have thinner skin down there. ...

    Moon- Some people have thinner skin down there. Without going into an anatomy lesson everyone is built differently...with different parts of different sizes protecting different areas :).
    I ride...
  24. I would be more than happy to join you for expo's...

    I would be more than happy to join you for expo's and such, and help you with a list of shows you can send info to if you would like any help!
    Good luck!
  25. I see the paintings on Facebook and I wanted to...

    I see the paintings on Facebook and I wanted to say they are amazing! I will be coming to you in the future. Since they are personalized and make such great gifts I would recommend getting out-...
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