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    Ash: Just a correction, but it doesn't matter...

    Ash: Just a correction, but it doesn't matter how strong the dancer. If the technique isn't there it isn't going to happen. At least, that is how the best schools train their dancers. You are...
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    Sorry Colin. That scares the ever-loving hell...

    Sorry Colin. That scares the ever-loving hell out of me. I don't particularly want to show anywhere near those people. They don't have the scope of experience to handle problems. Those people...
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    Professional amateur? No. Proficient amateur?...

    Professional amateur? No. Proficient amateur? Yes! I don't make a dime doing it my way. The "adults" are supposed to be a division for those of us who have to make a living doing something else...
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    Jane: Thanks for your input. Yes, I guess in...

    Jane: Thanks for your input. Yes, I guess in theory you can look at it that way. Not sure what your point is though. Yes, I train my horse. I have had good training over the years that has...
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    Janet: I absolutely 100% agree with you. That...

    Janet: I absolutely 100% agree with you. That is what schooling shows are for, not the rated shows. By the time you get to the A-level shows, you should be skilled enough to get yourself around...
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    I have the luxury of hauling my own horse to the...

    I have the luxury of hauling my own horse to the show. She goes when I go. No waiting around the show grounds in a stall which would necessitate a ride by someone other than myself.

    I don't ride...
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    benaja: I have to disagree with you here. I...

    benaja: I have to disagree with you here. I have seen horses that I know tuned by trainers that I know, then the Adults(who I also know and absolutely cannot ride and do everything short of ride...
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    Anne: I very much like your idea. Also,...

    Anne: I very much like your idea.

    Also, something else I feel strongly about (for myself at least). If I can't fix any problems myself or with me on my horse and my trainer on the ground, then I...
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    Just my opinion, I'm not suggesting a rule change...

    Just my opinion, I'm not suggesting a rule change or anything. Just something for people to think about.
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    Van Teal: Understood. I work full-time, too. I...

    Van Teal: Understood. I work full-time, too. I am never home before midnight during the week. Nobody gives my horse more confidence than I do and I don't want them to.
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    Sorry guys. I am an Ad.Am. who rides, trains,...

    Sorry guys. I am an Ad.Am. who rides, trains, ships and shows my own horse. Nobody rides her but me--EVER. We do well in spite of me. I tend to think if a trainer is showing, tuning and training...
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    Just thought I would take this opportunity to...

    Just thought I would take this opportunity to clarify a fact. Eating disorders are not confined to the juniors. It is just as prevalent in the adults. I think once it carries on to that point, the...
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    Here it is.

    Here it is.
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    Here it is.

    Here it is.
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    I'm going to start a third thread guys. It'll be...

    I'm going to start a third thread guys. It'll be there, if we need it.
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    Thank you Snowbird.

    Thank you Snowbird.
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    Snowbird: Your side of this issue has lent a...

    Snowbird: Your side of this issue has lent a great deal of support to a theory I have had for some time now. I am so glad you brought your experience to this issue. I thought I was just losing my...
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    Cozmo: I am aghast!!!!! You do not need to lose...

    Cozmo: I am aghast!!!!! You do not need to lose anything--except maybe your trainer for agreeing with them. Let me tell you something from very personal experience. As thin as you already are, if...
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    There was a horse here several years ago that a...

    There was a horse here several years ago that a friend of mine showed called Another Chestnut Horse. Still like that name.
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    "Common" doesn't make it right. Binding feet in...

    "Common" doesn't make it right. Binding feet in China is/was common. Does that make it right? A horse is dead because of a human being doing something "common". Oh gosh we lost one....whoops...
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    We all need to open our eyes and be aware. So...

    We all need to open our eyes and be aware. So many people don't know that dangerous and cruel tactics are being used. We also need to realize that most of the people who need to hear what we are...
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    Flash!! That is too funny. I just about fell...

    Flash!! That is too funny. I just about fell out of my chair with the imagery!

    I have more pet peeves than it is physically possible to list. But it is nice to know there are others with...
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