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    Maybe a super soaker water gun should be standard...

    Maybe a super soaker water gun should be standard issue for jump judges. If people don't get out of the way when warned, they would get wet.

    Just a giggle, but I bet if people were trying to avoid...
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    Bluetooth from your phone works pretty well,...

    Bluetooth from your phone works pretty well, especially if you have unlimited minutes.

    Otherwise, make sure that what you are listening to is helpful.

    If you are looking for a light, collected...
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    PoPo, had to giggle about your blog post...yes,...

    PoPo, had to giggle about your blog post...yes, Trainer has experience with English-to-Western, jumped/dressage, won't quit niggling horse with her heels, pulls the rein across the mane bed, won't...
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    I would pay more for an alpaca saddle blanket as...

    I would pay more for an alpaca saddle blanket as long as I didn't have to listen to the alpaca being shorn.

    All shrieking aside, sheep's wool works well for me. I pretty much don't show, so I...
  5. Orphaned foals I have not a lot of experience...

    Orphaned foals I have not a lot of experience with. The one very good horse breeding farm that I was familiar with: would not bottle raise a foal beyond any necessary intensive care, foals would go...
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    Hmm. As a ranch brand, the term to describe the...

    Hmm.
    As a ranch brand, the term to describe the 'eyebrows' on the bottom of the brand would be 'flying'. But usually the wings are at the top of the letter. Maybe this is supposed to be a Flying...
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    I have some Twisted X buckaroo style boots that I...

    I have some Twisted X buckaroo style boots that I really like. They last me a couple of years, being generally abused.

    Here is a similar pair:...
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    Heck, I'd take my ranch horse if I had the...

    Heck, I'd take my ranch horse if I had the opportunity!

    Keeping in mind, I did event through training level way back when, and my ranch horse has a Jockey Club tattoo (and he jumps).

    And I've...
  9. If your horse runs through your hands, you would...

    If your horse runs through your hands, you would probably do better to teach her how to rate her speed with your seat. And teach her that she is never to run through the bit. That would involve not...
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    We freeze brand our cattle with identifying...

    We freeze brand our cattle with identifying numbers (they are registered cattle) as well as hot branding them with our Oregon legal design/ranch brand.

    The freeze brand hurts, but the hot brand...
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    Is he a really nice horse? If so, bring him to...

    Is he a really nice horse?

    If so, bring him to Oregon and I'll put my brand on him for you, I have my freeze brand in two sizes, or hot brand if you'd prefer. On the right hip.
    (giggle)
  12. Ok, so let me clarify here: Horse goes best on...

    Ok, so let me clarify here:

    Horse goes best on the flat in a smooth mouth, French link snaffle.
    You change to a twisted three piece snaffle to jump because you need more bit.

    I am thinking...
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    Latigo on both sides. Much easier to deal with...

    Latigo on both sides.
    Much easier to deal with than a plain off billet or a half breed off billet.
    I find them much easier to adjust, especially when you are trying to keep the cinch centered while...
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    Agree with Bluey on the freeze brand, you don't...

    Agree with Bluey on the freeze brand, you don't get clarity/ edges like that on a hot brand.
    We freeze brand over 300 head of cattle every year with individual id numbers, leaving it on too long...
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    I have not, but my friend who rides pretty much...

    I have not, but my friend who rides pretty much only on a ranch has. She had a lot of very good things to say about riding with him. She rode in a couple of clinics that were pretty much open to...
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    Excellent, PP! I really like Bryan Neubert. I...

    Excellent, PP!
    I really like Bryan Neubert.

    I will see you at the Buck clinic, I am riding my colt. She's actually 5 now...started her at two and put 10 rides in her, took her to a Buck clinic...
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    Good to hear ;) Hopefully you can both support...

    Good to hear ;)
    Hopefully you can both support each other while showing.
    Purple can henceforth be the Color Of Awesome Sisterly Support.
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    Well, it's a bit of a different culture. I...

    Well, it's a bit of a different culture.

    I arrived last year, straight from moving cattle up the mountain from BLM to Forest pasture...my horse was still saddled in the stock trailer, and you'd...
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    Buck has a clinic in Redmond, OR, but only every...

    Buck has a clinic in Redmond, OR, but only every other year. He will be back probably June-ish in 2016. There's a facility between Bend and Redmond, neat folks. Lots of neat folks, in fact, and I'll...
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    Pocket, you did just fine price wise in Central...

    Pocket, you did just fine price wise in Central Oregon for good quality grower-bought (ie reputation for future sales) hay. You can get it cheaper, but going cheaper sometimes means a few reject...
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    Send me a pm. I grew up in central Oregon, if I...

    Send me a pm. I grew up in central Oregon, if I don't know the particular trail I'm sure I know sorry who does.
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    Not long if the local goatnappers need a barbeque...

    Not long if the local goatnappers need a barbeque main dish for the upcoming Quincanera.

    And has nobody else heard the CarTalk episode, where the fellow is asking Click and Clack about somehow...
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    (Head*desk) I'll just say that is not the way...

    (Head*desk)

    I'll just say that is not the way Californio/Vaquero or NRCHA/Reined Cowhorse folks use their bosal reins in the training of a traditional (or could say, "Western Classical") stock...
  24. All of my horses are ranch horses, they generally...

    All of my horses are ranch horses, they generally don't go to town.

    One mare, with a 'pet name' of Kerfuffle MuppetHair....gets a bridle path. If you don't, the mane interferes with the bridle....
  25. Pocket, thanks for the reply. I've been out of...

    Pocket, thanks for the reply.
    I've been out of the loop a while, a dear friend passed away over Thanksgiving.

    I've really got a lot out of my Mom's time with Harry Whitney- she audits or rides,...
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