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    Shop vac &/or hose off as needed, but I know some...

    Shop vac &/or hose off as needed, but I know some people soak wool pads in a Rubbermaid box of warm water & woolite and rinse, rinse, rinse if they're really gross. Haven't tried that method myself...
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    Wait....dressage people now do hunter hair &...

    Wait....dressage people now do hunter hair & worry about the hunter-hair-helmet-fit issues? I haven't seen it, mostly people using a bun/net for really long hair, or a net over short hair (too short...
  3. Third for Nancy! I And have heard that Kate is...

    Third for Nancy! I And have heard that Kate is good as well.
    A very good friend of mine uses Karen Withstandley and was extremely pleased with her work on evaluating/adjusting existing saddles, and...
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    There is the Canadian livestock registry, the...

    There is the Canadian livestock registry, the breed Cheval Canadien, and then there are breed registries: Canadian sport horse assoc., Canadian horse breeders assoc., and Canadian Warmblood horse...
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    Record breaking snow fall this year- over 100"...

    Record breaking snow fall this year- over 100" fallen in Boston alone (most of it having fallen since a blizzard that hit us in January), plus unusual cold snap. Snow loads, ice, drifts, etc....
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    As I understand it, Kelli had someone out to...

    As I understand it, Kelli had someone out to inspect and was hoping to have the trusses reinforced before anything serious occured. The same day that a crew had cleared the roof, the indoor went down...
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    I'm not sure if links to fundraising pages can be...

    I'm not sure if links to fundraising pages can be posted, but I believe many of these have fundraising pages and/or events to help with the cost of clean-up & rebuilding. I've tried to piece together...
  8. I'm a little late to the party, but... 30...

    I'm a little late to the party, but...
    30 minutes are great for younger and/or beginner riders (folks who may not have the fitness or attention for a longer session). Semi-private lessons (if...
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    Not the saddle fitters job to walk into a strange...

    Not the saddle fitters job to walk into a strange barn to meet horses for the first time, with no one to inform him about the horse's issues, the owner's issues, the owners wants, etc.... When the...
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    Kingston makes a 2 horse with a side ramp, Adams...

    Kingston makes a 2 horse with a side ramp, Adams I believe does, Trailers USA does, Shadow does, Sundowner does. most manufacturers, I'm sure, will build a side ramp if asked.

    I have a Trailers...
  11. I hope my message wasn't interpreted as me...

    I hope my message wasn't interpreted as me thinking "competitive dressage" is the be all-end all. My criticism of WD is *not* that-
    Rather then having educated judges from western disciplines who...
  12. Agreed, KIloBright! When all the different groups...

    Agreed, KIloBright! When all the different groups were vying for "official" status, our most local GMO followed the rules of one where a snaffle could be used by horses of any age & any level, but IF...
  13. In my area western dressage tests are judged by...

    In my area western dressage tests are judged by educated & licensed *dressage* judges... not judges of *western* sports that are educated in dressage.
    From what I've watched, it is the "dressage"...
  14. Not a slant trailer, but I have a 2+1 and had to...

    Not a slant trailer, but I have a 2+1 and had to move my mother's horse who was accustom to riding in a stock trailer. I opened up a big space- probably the size of a slant with 1 or 2 dividers...
  15. I 6th (?) Andis AGC! Former Wahl & Oster clipper...

    I 6th (?) Andis AGC!
    Former Wahl & Oster clipper owner for whisker trims & body clips, but in the last 2 years I've only used Andis, and ditched all my others. I use the ceramic edge 10 blades and...
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    Similar story. I've known 3 people who purchased...

    Similar story. I've known 3 people who purchased saddles from her. One waited 2-3 months with no communication and then could not get a response when the new saddle arrived but didn't fit. Another...
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    Draftmare I wish I did! I honestly prefer the...

    Draftmare I wish I did! I honestly prefer the Delfina girth to the prestige I'm using now, but didn't want to spend the money on another one if the elastic was going to wear out quickly. I did find...
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    I think a lot of people use an anatomical girth...

    I think a lot of people use an anatomical girth because it seems like a nice concept, even if the shape of their horse & fit of their saddle doesn't require it. And there's some who think the girth...
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    I put mine in frame with a show picture of the...

    I put mine in frame with a show picture of the horse it was earned with.
    I met someone who put them on the inside of her show coat (not sure how they were stitched in though)
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    I have a used WB sized Trailers USA- a 2008 that...

    I have a used WB sized Trailers USA- a 2008 that I bought just over a year ago after having a TB size 2-horse PB. It was in pristine condition, but I'd I had ordered one new would've had a stock...
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    I was with a barn for years and stick to the...

    I was with a barn for years and stick to the style of "blanket managing" that worked so well: Blankets must be in working order, one turnout sheet (2 is better) for cool damp weather, an extra...
  22. You must've read my mind! Now, I do live in...

    You must've read my mind! Now, I do live in eastern Massachusetts so admit I won't be doing daily ranch work, but the quality of individually produced for that type of work is what I dream of! Do...
  23. Wow, thanks for all of the leads! Schutz I have...

    Wow, thanks for all of the leads! Schutz I have heard of but many new ones to check out. I wish I knew of someone locally. I'm sure it's a matter of asking the right people or doing the right google...
  24. Headstalls built to work hard- and last, do they exist?

    Any suggestions on brands or makers of well constructed headstall that is made to last? Finding a saddle turned out to be easy compared to finding a nice bridle!

    I've had plenty of luck finding...
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    KLCarp what model Konig did you get? I dislike...

    KLCarp what model Konig did you get? I dislike the tapered ankle look and would like a thicker ankle so I can order without a zipper without wondering if the boots will make it on all the way (seems...
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