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    For resale, the 16.1H horse will be worth more...

    For resale, the 16.1H horse will be worth more than the 15.3H horse as a general rule. However, in your example, at a $5000 price point, they probably would be pretty equal, but you would put your...
  2. Regarding riding on the trail alone; no, I as a...

    Regarding riding on the trail alone; no, I as a seller would not allow that. There is too much liability. I have in the past allowed a seller to take a horse a short ways up the road from the farm...
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    By the way, when you treat for lice, you need to...

    By the way, when you treat for lice, you need to retreat in a couple of weeks to get any new ones that hatch.
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    Lice powder works well.

    Lice powder works well.
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    I agree with the poster who says the horse sounds...

    I agree with the poster who says the horse sounds barn sour. this can be a pain in the neck to correct. When I have had to deal with it I will do various things: one, I work the horse on the...
  6. Hunter & Sport Horse (I think that was what it...

    Hunter & Sport Horse (I think that was what it was called)
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    Poll: I always leave halters on, because it is easier...

    I always leave halters on, because it is easier to catch them if they escape. New England.
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    usually a hunter division is two to four over...

    usually a hunter division is two to four over fences classes and a flat class, depending on where you are showing.
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    A couple of things. In my experience, sometimes...

    A couple of things. In my experience, sometimes young horses will have a one-time moment when they have a bucking fit like you described--and then they don't ever again. Those horses need to be...
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    I would agree that most sellers don't knowingly...

    I would agree that most sellers don't knowingly misrepresent their horses. They just may not know. I drove 4 hours one day to look at a 15.2H bay QH mare. When I got there it was a 14.3H chestnut...
  11. Definately see a doctor. I knew someone once...

    Definately see a doctor. I knew someone once that got very groggy riding, and they were having an allergy attack that was closing off their airway so they couldn't breathe!
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    I had to quote this because I agree...

    I had to quote this because I agree...
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    Wow! That is one way of looking at it that I had...

    Wow! That is one way of looking at it that I had not thought of...I guess I expect people to ride a little better than they do. But I think you are right, that is a problem. I think that it really...
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    No, it isn't a problem videoing a horse that...

    No, it isn't a problem videoing a horse that needs the ten minute warm-up, it is a problem showing it to buyers when they arrive! They as a general rule do not want to watch a horse warming up--this...
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    I do understand why people want pictures/video. ...

    I do understand why people want pictures/video. But I have more than once bought a horse sight unseen from a distance away with no pictures or videos, but with a good conversation in person with the...
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    May be just the drive wearing out; they do do...

    May be just the drive wearing out; they do do that on the AGC-2 clippers. Oftentimes they sell a spare with the clippers. It is a replaceable part that is easily done in just a minute or two. I've...
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    I do have to say, for all those people who say it...

    I do have to say, for all those people who say it is easy to get pictures/video, it is NOT. I do pictures of all my sale horses--conformation shots. But it is NOT easy because I have to find...
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    I like to start a two year old lightly in the...

    I like to start a two year old lightly in the fall of their two year old year, then give them the winter off and restart them as a three year old in the spring. I think that riding them a little as...
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    Things I want a tack shop to carry: affordable...

    Things I want a tack shop to carry: affordable american made leather goods if possible; if not, then english made or german made. I hate that the tack shops around here have pretty much just the...
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    Davis not only makes xl horse sized bell boots,...

    Davis not only makes xl horse sized bell boots, but also makes draft size bell boots.
  21. My lesson horses are treated for reasonably...

    My lesson horses are treated for reasonably priced things--and for unreasonable things, such as colic surgery, they are put down. I can do lay-up if necessary for a lameness issue, and have done so....
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    Flipping horses is not easy. You have to find...

    Flipping horses is not easy. You have to find what the market wants at a price lower than what the market will pay, and sell it at the market price.
  23. I've had some bad horses that way. Different...

    I've had some bad horses that way. Different solutions have worked for different horses. The fact that she will get it on the longe line is good--I would give her a distinctively different signal...
  24. A true chair seat is not going to work. It is...

    A true chair seat is not going to work. It is going to put you behind the motion, where you can't post correctly, etc. HOWEVER, when one is teaching riding to a person, and that person is learning...
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    A couple of ideas: we had a horse that loved to...

    A couple of ideas: we had a horse that loved to jump, but was terrible for flatwork. We interpersed jumps with her flatwork, and eventually she got over the problem. We had another horse that...
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