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    Thank you! I didn't even think of that!

    Thank you! I didn't even think of that!
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    ExStress Elite legal?

    My wonderful gelding is extremely prone to anxiety, and has a lot of trouble coping with the stress of traveling and competition which has become more apparent as we've moved up the third level this...
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    If you're struggling to find connections, get...

    If you're struggling to find connections, get involved with Lendon Gray's Emerging Dressage Athlete program. If nothing else, you can find people in that group that are going through the same...
  4. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JXK305gUFw4 Not...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JXK305gUFw4

    Not spectacular, but solid
  5. I had one show where the two weeks before my...

    I had one show where the two weeks before my horse was just slightly off. Not terribly lame and even the vet could find anything wrong, so we decided he had probably just tweeked something playing...
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    Go in the snaffle as long as you can. I would...

    Go in the snaffle as long as you can. I would start introducing it when you feel very solid in the second level work, but take six months or even longer of doing nothing in it. Go on hacks, etc. The...
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    My mare was not at all a snuggly girl, but...

    My mare was not at all a snuggly girl, but usually nickered for food. She I guess tended to be protective. I was at a cold show one weekend and the wind was blowing through the aisles of the barn so...
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    "seek professional help"

    "seek professional help"
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    I love my Custom Saddlery saddle. In my opinion,...

    I love my Custom Saddlery saddle. In my opinion, they are some of the best saddles out there for the price. They had great customer service, and the fitter comes out every six months to check the fit.
  10. Shipping out to Maryland from Michigan

    End of July/Early August, I have an event out in Maryland. I would like to investigate shipping options to get my horse out there. Does anyone have any favorite shippers that make even semi-regular...
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    I really like this! What I like to do is play...

    I really like this!

    What I like to do is play with transitions within the gait while in the lateral work. Take a more collected and steeper angle and then push forward thinking a lengthening or...
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    I would just walk with the clippers. Just halter...

    I would just walk with the clippers. Just halter and lead, take her in the arena and just let her walk with you while they're on. You can slowly move to rubbing it on her while you walk. An area...
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    We don't really do anything in my area. I thought...

    We don't really do anything in my area. I thought we got pretty fancy for regionals when we put out some fall type decorations. We don't have HUGE barns with tons of students that give cause to have...
  14. broad range to the breed

    I think it's difficult to categorize Friesians like we do saddlebreds and arabs. They are a very broad ranged breed, some have been bred to be sport horses, some more along the lines of a working...
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    The rule from my understanding is that ALL Jr/Yr...

    The rule from my understanding is that ALL Jr/Yr have to wear a helmet regardless of what level they are showing. If an adult is riding exclusively FEI, then they are allowed to wear a top hat. There...
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    Transitions

    Transitions can help with the rushing. They can be done between the gaits (walk-halt-walk-trot) or even within the gaits (push the trot a little forward then asking him to come back). The transitions...
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    Anyone know who it sold to?

    Anyone know who it sold to?
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    Feeding and Chores for Room?

    I've heard of situations where a barn has an apartment attached to the barn or in the loft or something.. that is rented out. In exchange for feeding/watering mornings and evenings daily as well as...
  19. I must be feeling pretty nice today as well, so I...

    I must be feeling pretty nice today as well, so I think I'll add to your post in the assumption that the OP has no idea how the internet works and doesn't understand what an amazing tool she is...
  20. The American Warmblood registry and society...

    The American Warmblood registry and society aren't necessarily awful, just simply considered the "mutt" registries. Because pretty much anyone can get into them they're not really something people...
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    A second vote for medicine balls

    The medicine balls don't even have to be a true part of the work out. You can get one to use when you're sitting at your desk at work and it'll help with your stabilization (transverse ab). You can...
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    It looks to me that there are two separate...

    It looks to me that there are two separate buckles on the otto schumacher ones that allow to adjust for each bit. The buckles for the caveson is still on the side of the face like normal. I don't...
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    That's exactly the style I was looking for! Do...

    That's exactly the style I was looking for! Do you have any experience with using the bridles yourself?
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    The closest thing I've been able to find to what...

    The closest thing I've been able to find to what I'm looking for is the passier libra double. Any thoughts as to the quality of the bridle or how it might fit?
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    Double Bridle for a small horse

    I own a relatively small Dutch Warmblood cross and as we are starting to move up the levels double bridles have been quite a topic of discussion. He has room in his mouth for both bits but I'm...
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