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    They're so curious and alternately brave, and...

    They're so curious and alternately brave, and timid.
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    Cattle Having Fun

    I don't know if this has been posted before. I found it very amusing. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W_ROUREcM4I
  3. Thread: A Fine Olympian

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    Oh Fred, how wonderful!

    Oh Fred, how wonderful!
  4. As others have experienced the worst case...

    As others have experienced the worst case scenario, I have also.

    It isn't USUALLY the case, but when someone doesn't show (and certainly if they don't respond to repeated attempts after a no...
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    I have read your thoughts, and remarks. You have,...

    I have read your thoughts, and remarks. You have, however (still) not answered my question regarding your point of view.
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    "Good day"? :lol: I was interested to know...

    "Good day"? :lol:

    I was interested to know why you were making a judgement (from an internet video) that the whip was misused. I asked, what was the basis for your judgement that the rider was...
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    Your opinion that the whip "is being used more...

    Your opinion that the whip "is being used more that (sic) it should be" is surprising to me. How do you know this?
    Are you experienced in schooling horses? If so, how can you make that statement...
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    Hmmm... perhaps there ARE some people who see a...

    Hmmm... perhaps there ARE some people who see a rider and either criticise or give the benefit of the doubt to them, depending on their preconceived notions about the rider and not an educated...
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    This is a non-event to me. I did watch the...

    This is a non-event to me. I did watch the video...

    Ms. Goutal needed to school the horse during this round.

    Everyone who has taken a horse around knows that things can go sideways. Hopefully...
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    He's a corker! You have a lovely mare as...

    He's a corker!

    You have a lovely mare as well.

    I'd say you are on the right track.
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    Review of George Morris' New Book

    Tongue in cheek of course. http://www.hillbillyfarms.org/critique.html
  12. Exactly. Your post was in regard to rider weight...

    Exactly. Your post was in regard to rider weight and horse size and that your trainer noticed something that was not obvious to you.

    How this ended up being a diet, health, and exercise "advice"...
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    From the same people who write this column? (I...

    From the same people who write this column? (I hadn't seen their review of George Morris's book. Very funny)!http://www.hillbillyfarms.org/critique.html

    It appears that the "Big Clinic" is...
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    I must say, the upcoming Olympics seem to be...

    I must say, the upcoming Olympics seem to be mired in so much muck (both literally and figuratively) that my interest is flagging.

    I used to really enjoy watching the competition, but lately the...
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    Unfortunately I can't find any videos of their...

    Unfortunately I can't find any videos of their rounds on youtube...

    Well done though! Happy to hear they did well. It is fun when the youngsters really step up.
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    Please educate me. Who is the "high...

    Please educate me.

    Who is the "high performance advisor" and is it true that they have no experience with horses?
  17. Out of the night that covers me black a the...

    Out of the night that covers me

    black a the pit from pole to pole

    I thank whatever gods may be

    for my unconquerable soul...

    An Invictus saddle pad? Who knew.
  18. I really wouldn't. Even the "Level 3 or 4"...

    I really wouldn't. Even the "Level 3 or 4" requirements for instructors, for me don't inspire confidence or ensure actual ability in an instructor, only the ability to pass a basic test. If your...
  19. I think that is very important information that...

    I think that is very important information that your trainer has given to you and, you may be in a position to help other people regarding the weight carrying qualities of horses.

    This is...
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    I had one that was very aggressive when at home....

    I had one that was very aggressive when at home. Dogs were not safe and knew to stay out of his way.

    He was however, reduced to a terrified mess when confronted by any sort of ground type bird. He...
  21. This seems to be their requirement for...

    This seems to be their requirement for "certification" as an "instructor". http://cha-ahse.org/store/pages/30/Certifications.html

    A google produces the information. Read carefully and consider.
    ...
  22. :lol::lol::lol: Very funny Shammy. OP,someone...

    :lol::lol::lol:

    Very funny Shammy. OP,someone will answer your question I'm sure. :)
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    I have no experience with calmers but your vet...

    I have no experience with calmers but your vet may have an opinion on what may work best for her.
    Are you wanting to ride or hack out at home, or are you just aiming for an overall dialing down of...
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    It is exciting isn't it? :yes: Laurie, will...

    It is exciting isn't it? :yes:

    Laurie, will you give us a reminder close to the time that she is entered to run again?

    Such a lovely photo.
  25. That was an incredibly amusing clip! I hope...

    That was an incredibly amusing clip!

    I hope Bertram gets the nod. Of course, my opinion is spectacularly unimportant. :D
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