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    And be sure to cut the straps off. Since you...

    And be sure to cut the straps off. Since you shouldn't be wearing it, neither should anyone else!
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    All I know for sure is that when I put a 3/4 in...

    All I know for sure is that when I put a 3/4 in piece of radiator hose on the stirrup bar ahead of the leather it made a big difference. You can try that and see if it helps for under a buck.
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    So was there an alligator under the first part of...

    So was there an alligator under the first part of that combination?
  4. That is the reason, and in 12 years of hunting I...

    That is the reason, and in 12 years of hunting I never saw or heard of anyone getting stabbed. Besides, what good does it do if you have a bandage/sling and no way to secure it?

    On the other hand,...
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    They give you enough to get hooked. But you can...

    They give you enough to get hooked. But you can subscribe for a month for $9.95. If nothing else you'll get 3 weeks worth of LAke Placid...
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    Bummer. They just suck you in and ask for you to...

    Bummer. They just suck you in and ask for you to subscribe...
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    Lake Placid LIVE!

    Lake Placid live stream on now!
    http://www.hrtv.com/english/lake-placid-horse-show/

    ( The other thread had a messy post that made it look like there was no answer)
  8. I got caught once with an old sandwich. Chicken,...

    I got caught once with an old sandwich. Chicken, no mayo, but from a previous show. Judge gave me the option of not losing a place if I would actually eat it. Even though I was about 12 at the time,...
  9. Thread: Triple Crown

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    Maybe it's the drugs...

    Maybe it's the drugs...
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    How's this for a bit of heresy: I think that the...

    How's this for a bit of heresy: I think that the severity of rotational falls would be decreased if speeds were increased. Look at the falls in actual steeplechasing: much more speed, fewer...
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    I, too , am inclined to go first with pain-...

    I, too , am inclined to go first with pain- ulcers, saddle pinch, kissing spine, old injury.

    But I still haven't seen any mention of turnout. Specifically 24/7 with a calm buddy and grass to eat.
  12. Why longe at all? This horse is broke to ride and...

    Why longe at all? This horse is broke to ride and lungeing is obviously creating unhappiness for him. Just get on and get on with your regular starting-out flatwork.
  13. Maybe it's as simple as that there were 9...

    Maybe it's as simple as that there were 9 trainers who thought (correctly) that CC wasn't good for a mile and a half. Seattle Slew ran against 6 because, well, where did Billy Turner come from and...
  14. Secretariat was very donminant in the first two...

    Secretariat was very donminant in the first two legs, and faced Sham ( all 3) Twice a Prince & My Gallant ( skipped Preakness) and one fresh shooter.

    Slew faced Run Dusty Run and Sir Sir( all 3),...
  15. Thread: Triple Crown

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    People have been bringing in fresh horses for the...

    People have been bringing in fresh horses for the Belmont and Preakness forever. Why stop now just because an "outsider" got beaten by one?
  16. There will never be outside courses again because...

    There will never be outside courses again because it doesn't fit with the factory show "hunter" mentality. It would slow down the process and possibly be inconvenient for the trainers. Real outside...
  17. On the other hand, Jen Alfano showed the crap out...

    On the other hand, Jen Alfano showed the crap out of that 5-gaited horse at Devon...
  18. You do know that landing on the correct lead...

    You do know that landing on the correct lead isn't new, right? Back in the '60's (that I know of) landing on the wrong lead and having to change was a big NONO. For that matter, so was landing...
  19. ....as long as nobody trips on landing.

    ....as long as nobody trips on landing.
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    It doesn't seem to be there. I saw it live...

    It doesn't seem to be there. I saw it live stream. Suggested the Guy McLean teach Kevin B. how to stop a horse with no bridle...
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    What don't you get? He's a brilliant horseman and...

    What don't you get? He's a brilliant horseman and a little bit of a hokey showman. But look what those horses do. This is his US "A-team", but I saw him once when Mate was just 3 and working in the...
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    Really? They're walking the course for the hunter...

    Really? They're walking the course for the hunter derby with the horses? Aren't these the same fences in the same ring that they've been jumping all week? How far they have strayed from their...
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    Correctly adjusted standing-no problem Standing...

    Correctly adjusted standing-no problem
    Standing adjusted so loose as to be useless- no problem, but now I know that the rider is a bit silly.
    Standing so tight that the horse is leaning on it (...
  24. What Appsolute said, and then some. Ant think how...

    What Appsolute said, and then some. Ant think how great you'll feel when you have a nice horse you've made up yourself!
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    Devon is Devon. Ferris Wheel. Fudge. Lemons with...

    Devon is Devon. Ferris Wheel. Fudge. Lemons with suckers.
    Those things probably haven't changed. Last time I showed there there was an outside course and the Wanamaker Oval had grass in the middle...
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