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  1. Wonderful advice here. I spent the first half of...

    Wonderful advice here. I spent the first half of my life with greenies, and it was fun, but it wasn't until I got my "been there, done that" horse that I REALLY learned a ton pretty quickly. Plus,...
  2. I do it all the time because where I live there's...

    I do it all the time because where I live there's really no one around. But I've taken clinics with this coach before, so she knows me. It really helps me to have her at the shows. Wish I could...
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    I got BOT for my horses because it worked on me. ...

    I got BOT for my horses because it worked on me. I live a million miles from ANYWHERE, and the nearest event is 5.5 hours away (longest that I go to is 12 hours). I'm old (late 50's), and when I...
  4. It's almost as expensive, but I'm a sucker for a...

    It's almost as expensive, but I'm a sucker for a Stackhouse. They come out and make sure it fits YOU and fits your HORSE.
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    I think it's between Jung and Price. Would love...

    I think it's between Jung and Price. Would love to see a woman win, though!
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    My favorite Halter place is Quillin's leather, in...

    My favorite Halter place is Quillin's leather, in Paris, KY. LOVE them. I somehow end up getting a halter almost every year (even though they last and last).....Sigh.

    And I second the...
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    I remember that the first time, he set small...

    I remember that the first time, he set small cavellettis up in a circle, and we did exercises with those, then moved on to lines and eventually small courses. The next time we did grids then some...
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    I have done several clinics with Will, and I got...

    I have done several clinics with Will, and I got a lot out of each one. I really love his dressage lessons--they really helped. I would work with him again if I had the chance.
  9. Eventer-friendly barn near Little Rock, Arkansas?

    Thanks to all of you who've given me the name of trainers--now I'm wondering about barns. Would love to know about barns that would be eventer-friendly around the city.

    Thanks in advance!
  10. Thanks, everyone. Waiting to find out how...

    Thanks, everyone. Waiting to find out how important this information will be. :)
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    Yay! And thanks for sharing. Hope I can share...

    Yay! And thanks for sharing. Hope I can share again one day, too...I'm starting over with a new partner, and looking forward to a partnership where we can make goals. :)
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    Eventers rock! I grew up riding a little QH...

    Eventers rock!

    I grew up riding a little QH cutting horse bareback, because I couldn't lift the western saddle over her back. We went everywhere, but I had nary a lesson. Read lots--and then I...
  13. Thanks for this, beowulf. I'm riding a horse now...

    Thanks for this, beowulf. I'm riding a horse now who's barefoot, and was wondering about what I should do. He's happy and has great feet, and I'll be showing at lower levels.....hoping to keep him...
  14. Seriously, folks. Nothing?? No one? Now you're...

    Seriously, folks. Nothing?? No one? Now you're scaring me.
  15. Eventing Trainers near Little Rock, AR?

    I'm covering bases here. :)

    Tell me about Eventing (trainers, facilities, etc.) near Little Rock, Arkansas.

    Truly, I know nothing, so anything you can tell me would be beneficial.

    Thanks!
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    I LOVE these stock ties. I may look crappy on my...

    I LOVE these stock ties. I may look crappy on my horse, but dammit, my stock tie rocks!
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    I second Woodhillsmanhattan.....I went for four...

    I second Woodhillsmanhattan.....I went for four years, sitting on saddles and lusting after the Stackhouse in particular. Lucky for me, I won a rather large bet and was able to get a...
  18. Lordy, yes. And a Bourbon Bop. I planned my...

    Lordy, yes. And a Bourbon Bop.

    I planned my LIFE around my "pilgrimage" to the RK3DE 10 years ago. I wanted to "give back" so I became a fence judge....and I've been going back every year...
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    If you horse has never done XC, not sure it's a...

    If you horse has never done XC, not sure it's a good idea to go w/o prepping over XC. I live in Lubbock, TX, and until recently, the closest XC course was 6 hours away (now there's one 4.5 hours...
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    Again, hard to focus on just one, but the summer...

    Again, hard to focus on just one, but the summer of 2012 when Paddy and I were doing training and prepping for a T3DE was amazing. Probably the biggest thrill was going clear at Colorado Horse Park...
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    We do back-to-back events at Coconino every year...

    We do back-to-back events at Coconino every year (Flagstaff).

    It's a long drive for many (12 hours for me), so it's REALLY nice to be able to stay there during the week.

    We often have...
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    I'm (only) 55. My heart horse-of-a-lifetime got...

    I'm (only) 55. My heart horse-of-a-lifetime got me to Training by 50 (my goal), and almost to a T3D (my next goal)....but he retired this year due to ringbone. :( My new goal with him is a bronze...
  23. My brother lives in Paris, KY, so I have to visit...

    My brother lives in Paris, KY, so I have to visit him every year....at the end of April.

    Tickets purchased. Bro warned once again. :)
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    I've gotta say that the Stackhouse folks came out...

    I've gotta say that the Stackhouse folks came out and measured me and then tried multiple trees on my horse, looked at me riding in my old saddle, and I got a perfect fit.

    Three years later,...
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    Comfortable Tall Boots

    .....do they exist??

    I had an old pair of Mountain Horse boots that were fairly comfy, but after 4+ years of wearing them a LOT, the zipper broke. I had purchased a new pair of MH, but dang,...
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