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    Well, since your trainer not only approves, but...

    Well, since your trainer not only approves, but is BUYING, I'd say that is a go!
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    The person you should be asking this question is...

    The person you should be asking this question is your trainer! Many of them have very strict standards about show dress. A tack vendor at a recent show was just talking about how many people come to...
  3. The Vet/Acupuncturist/Chiro I use said she loves...

    The Vet/Acupuncturist/Chiro I use said she loves the Thin Line pads when she asked to see my saddle fit. I, also, have the plain Thin Line material pad.
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    I have the JR8 and I am older than you and show...

    I have the JR8 and I am older than you and show on the A circuit, but have a limited budget. If it is truly more narrow than the others, maybe I made a good choice. As it is about 5 years old, I am...
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    I broke my Oldenburg mare at 3. I was concerned...

    I broke my Oldenburg mare at 3. I was concerned about breaking her then, because she was still very "baby looking", but my Vet said to do it and just be reasonable and slow. She had LOTS of ground...
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    My horse seems to like the rubber ball spurs, but...

    My horse seems to like the rubber ball spurs, but in the summer they seem to rub more. I think the sweat +thinner coat tend to stick to the rubber balls . I have to switch to the metal roller ball...
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    I HATE paying the high shipping and usually only...

    I HATE paying the high shipping and usually only order for super deals, like those Da Vincis. Unfortunately, the pair I got, the zipper split at the heel before I ever wore them out of the house :(...
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    I don't think there was a photographer there at...

    I don't think there was a photographer there at all.
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    A friend of mine wore both her Talent Yarn shirt...

    A friend of mine wore both her Talent Yarn shirt and her Ariat Sunstopper Show Shirt this past weekend and said she liked the Ariat shirt much better. The Ariat retails normally at around $50. I wore...
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    I just wore an Ariat Sunstopper Show shirt this...

    I just wore an Ariat Sunstopper Show shirt this weekend. It is a technical fabric, with a snap collar and mesh under the arms. It is a pull over, that only has snaps that go down to jacket level, so...
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    I cannot say if your horse needs shoes or not,...

    I cannot say if your horse needs shoes or not, but the chipping COULD be the trim. It may be hoof quality, but not necessarily. I have a 10 yo 16.2+hh Oldenburg mare that I bred and raised. When she...
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    Thank God for my very voice trained horse. I was...

    Thank God for my very voice trained horse. I was schooling in a very crowded arena at a show, cantering, and apparently, in a bit change my rein had not been fastened well and it fell off. I told her...
  13. I am in SE VA and my two large WB mares have...

    I am in SE VA and my two large WB mares have lived out on pasture for a number of years. Where they are now, the pasture is not as big or well maintained as where they were previously. The barn where...
  14. So my trainer said I can set the jumps in our ring!

    My trainer said the other day, that I could set the jumps in our ring. What would you guys set up? It is not a huge ring, but not small, either. Our lines are generally set 5, 6, 7 strides. 7 is...
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    So, to answer my own question, for anyone who is...

    So, to answer my own question, for anyone who is interested...my size 39 wide/tall Da Vincis arrived today. They are definitely smaller than any Ariats I have owned. I had my 8 1/2 wide/tall Ariat...
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    Tredstep Da Vinci fit

    I'm about to pull the trigger on ordering the Tredstep Da Vinci Field boots from Dover. Sure wish I had done it when they were on TOTD, but I don't even know if they had my size, anyway. I am super...
  17. Not sure where you are, how far you are willing...

    Not sure where you are, how far you are willing to go, and what level you are looking for, but Triangle Farms does C shows at Raleigh, NC that have a Pro Derby and an Amateur Derby that pays out some...
  18. Good for Tom. He is one of the nicest people you...

    Good for Tom. He is one of the nicest people you will ever meet and a wonderful, soft rider. Maybe one day I can ride as "badly" as him! I pray that his critics never find their way to my Facebook...
  19. Thread: dental costs

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    I just paid $190 for 2 horses. One was $100 and...

    I just paid $190 for 2 horses. One was $100 and one was $90. I don't know why. They were hand floated by an equine dentist and did not require sedation.
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    Two places I know of are actually in Toano. They...

    Two places I know of are actually in Toano. They are both on the same road and there are several other farms out there, so you might want to look at others along the way. I have no idea what their...
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    I have been looking at him, too. He is a...

    I have been looking at him, too. He is a fabulous jumper and just stunning to look at. Edgar is fabulous to work with, if you do decide to breed to Baron Van Gogh. I have a mare that is by Fuerst...
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    This is my absolute pet peeve! Drives me insane...

    This is my absolute pet peeve! Drives me insane when I see open bales with strings on them. If a horse does not eat it, it could certainly get tangled in it. Just a danger you don't need out of...
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    It looks like it is in great shape for its age...

    It looks like it is in great shape for its age and at $750, was a super bargain! I bought one of a similar vintage about 3 years ago off eBay and thought I got a good deal at $1100. I've been...
  24. I just did a C show in Raleigh last weekend. I...

    I just did a C show in Raleigh last weekend. I opted to clip my horse, although I thought about skipping it, as I thought she "didn't look that bad". When I started clipping, I realized she did...
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    My trainer yells at me every time (and has for...

    My trainer yells at me every time (and has for YEARS) that I take my foot out of the stirrup to adjust the leathers, but I just can't do it with my foot in there. I am old and my horse is perfect,...
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