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    You will see I'm a New Zealander. Like many in...

    You will see I'm a New Zealander. Like many in my country I've read this outpouring of opinion, much of it nasty and much of it written without knowing the facts.

    I often say you should never let...
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    We own a manufacturing business. It's a dirty...

    We own a manufacturing business. It's a dirty grubby business which does very well, certainly not glamourous!! Today we need at get an export order out for our biggest customer, it's time critical...
  3. Do you know where in the South Island you will be...

    Do you know where in the South Island you will be based? I'm guessing Christchurch. If you can make it work plan on getting to Queenstown (there is a train trip). The Milford sound has some of the...
  4. I'm in New Zealand. I'd be looking here and...

    I'm in New Zealand. I'd be looking here and Australia for sure
  5. Here are a few sites to look up New Zealand...

    Here are a few sites to look up

    New Zealand Performance Horses www.nzph.co.nz - plus here if you visit is stunning scenery.

    Kate McVean is one of our top showjumpers and a terrific person as...
  6. I'll PM you a list. Like Felix I think trade me...

    I'll PM you a list. Like Felix I think trade me is a good start although most studs rarely list their young stock on it.

    What are you interested in, that might shorten my list a bit....
  7. I'll play. yes there are lots of us out there....

    I'll play.

    yes there are lots of us out there. The North Island tends to have more breeders but that is because there is a much bigger population in the north island.

    Not sure what you mean by...
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    Wear a helmet - always!

    Yet another public service announcement.

    This weekend I had quite a good "dismount" off a somewhat fresh youngster. As I flew through the air I saw the edge of the bridge she and I had been...
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    I have done this on a number of occasions. I...

    I have done this on a number of occasions.

    I always had a written contract which dealt with the terms, basically it said they needed to insure the horse, what costs were theirs (in all three...
  10. I've had something similar where a mare I was...

    I've had something similar where a mare I was riding was stung by a number of bees (they swarmed into the arena - NOT a fun experience). In my case for a period she developed a fear of the arena.
    ...
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    Mine is etched in my brain for ever! Was winning...

    Mine is etched in my brain for ever! Was winning regional award at psg level. Just had one show to go where I needed to ride my freestyle and basically obtain over 45 percent. ( we had been getting...
  12. Thread: Totilis

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    The joy of using a phone and auto correct! Didn't...

    The joy of using a phone and auto correct! Didn't think it was necessary though.

    The back story is that I have bred for many years. I am however getting older and am thinking of buying a youngster...
  13. Thread: Totilis

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    Totilis

    Looking for opinions. Who here has young stock by him or has seen offspring. What do you think of them? What type of mare suits him best? Any bloodlines that are producing better crosses than others....
  14. Hey OP, there is one thing you have learned from...

    Hey OP, there is one thing you have learned from this whole incident. You REALLY want to ride again. Can you not make that happen without him?

    And the rest? Carry on, but with eyes wide open and...
  15. One other ideas from years of teaching kids ...

    One other ideas from years of teaching kids

    Getting into canter is tricky when you aren't co- ordinated. I teach mine by taking them out of the ring and do all our first canters up a straight...
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    Never me because I don't have it in paddocks...

    Never me because I don't have it in paddocks young foals live in but I've had two clients phone (i own the stallion) because foals had hung themselves in the electric fence. Shudder
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    Firstly my heart goes out to all affected. I...

    Firstly my heart goes out to all affected.

    I skimmed these responses because I don't get what most of you are saying

    I don't live in USA,I'm in NZ. Hell here our police aren't ordinarily armed....
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    I'm in Auckland. Guess that doesn't help you!

    I'm in Auckland. Guess that doesn't help you!
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    If you can get agreement about hours I'd go for...

    If you can get agreement about hours I'd go for number 2. The commute time and the dollars on gas etc would rule out 1 for me. And the co-op puts pressure on in all different ways.

    I would try for...
  20. I love doing (and receiving) gift baskets. A bit...

    I love doing (and receiving) gift baskets. A bit like you I have some very wealthy friends who do loads for me. The personal gift basket is my go to. I know I cannot compete on price so I go for...
  21. As a stallion owner I am happy no one got hurt. ...

    As a stallion owner I am happy no one got hurt.

    However don't diss the stallion completely, in my experience when loose they play up..because they already know they are in trouble.. add (and just...
  22. When i get stuck i go back to what I would love...

    When i get stuck i go back to what I would love to receive. Make your own gift basket, chocolate, crackers, spreads, wine, flowers, bath salts etc etc, go for the stuff we all like but rarely buy...
  23. This be right. Having recently done it ( and...

    This be right.

    Having recently done it ( and so many times during the years I want to forget) I cannot pretend that it doesn't hurt. It does. Lots.

    However you cannot love them without it. With...
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    Yay, jock. Go nz

    Yay, jock. Go nz
  25. So different from nz. At the moment it's pouring...

    So different from nz. At the moment it's pouring with rain here and the lower paddocks are heading to lakes. All youngsters outside with some hay. Way better for them
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