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  1. Thread: Dressage Curmudgeon

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    Amen, sister. I started to reply to some of...

    Amen, sister.

    I started to reply to some of these posts, but thought better of it. They're the kind of people I ignore and avoid IRL. Best to do the same here. :yes:
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    At a show where show management allows the public...

    At a show where show management allows the public free access to the stall area, it is not my responsibility to keep people away. That would be the responsibility of show management. It is their...
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    Without clicking on the forum, I can see the most...

    Without clicking on the forum, I can see the most of first question in OT and most of them are enough to make me gag even without reading the entire post or any of the follow-ups.

    For me, the OT...
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    I don't think you were referring to my post, but...

    I don't think you were referring to my post, but just in case ...

    Turning the corner and seeing four kids under the age of 6 in the stall -- two were petting my horse's hocks -- just about gave...
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    The silence in OT is delightful.

    The silence in OT is delightful.
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    In your original post, you said show management...

    In your original post, you said show management invited them to tour, not just randomly visit.

    I have shown at Arabian breed shows for many years. I cant' remember show management encouraging...
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    I don't blame you for being annoyed. That type of...

    I don't blame you for being annoyed. That type of comment would annoy me, too. But she's not "making you feel" anything. You're allowing her to.

    I'd do what Peanut Butter Pony suggested and then...
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    Sir James Paul McCartney MBE

    Sir James Paul McCartney MBE
  9. Thread: Trainer question

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    Most of mine have usually taught from the ground....

    Most of mine have usually taught from the ground.



    No.

    I had one instructor who preferred to sit on a horse during lessons because he was more comfortable and could demonstrate. But he was...
  10. Hmmmm ....

    Hmmmm ....
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    Could be the determining factor.

    Could be the determining factor.
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    Me, too. I only worked with one person who did...

    Me, too. I only worked with one person who did this. She was helping me over the phone with alternative medicines for a severely injured horse (who subsequently healed completedly).

    In the...
  13. Thread: ACTHA and Parelli

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    You're right. But calling this particular...

    You're right.

    But calling this particular individual a "horse" person would be an insult to the horses.

    I had no idea that ACTHA had any kind of association with Parelli at all until I read...
  14. About that outside rein ... My instructor has...

    About that outside rein ...

    My instructor has had me try working in and out of slight counterflexion in the trot and canter to really get my horse working from both reins. His issue isn't lack of...
  15. Thread: ACTHA and Parelli

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    I know a rider who is an ACTHA member and very...

    I know a rider who is an ACTHA member and very actively promotes it.

    She is a Parelli person. And an idiot.

    She put together a "demo" competitive trail ride complete with obstacle judges for...
  16. I don't think ESPN was there.

    I don't think ESPN was there.
  17. The truck that went by before the one in question...

    The truck that went by before the one in question had no problem getting through. The next one drove toward a woman who was on the side of the road; she was not standing in it.

    The article may...
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    At least you spelled faux pas correctly. :)

    At least you spelled faux pas correctly. :)
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    Dear fellow boarders: Gobs of horse hair,...

    Dear fellow boarders:

    Gobs of horse hair, clippings, dirt and rocks you cleaned out of your horse's hooves, etc. are not gifts to be left for the next person to use the cross ties. If you make a...
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    OP, something similar happened to us a few years...

    OP, something similar happened to us a few years ago.

    We awoke to the dogs going ballistic and my husband said "get up! the horses are out!" I threw on some clothes, went out to the barn to grab...
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    [QUOTE=MoonWitch;8167654] And hello to you. :)...

    And hello to you. :)

    Whether viewers were stupid before they began watching Fox News or they became that way after they began watching is a moot point.

    You asked for accredited studies (not...
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    2007 study by Pew Research...

    2007 study by Pew Research


    "Pew judged the levels of knowledgeability (correct answers) among those surveyed and found that those who scored the highest were regular watchers of Comedy...
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    A better question: Why are you eating yogurt if...

    A better question: Why are you eating yogurt if it makes your stomach hurt?
  24. Balanced right lead canter departs consistently. ...

    Balanced right lead canter departs consistently.

    Sitting up straight consistently.

    Riding with focus and ignoring all the evasions, kicking out, overbending and whatever else Mr. Wiggles...
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    Watching the Royals kick Cardinal butt. Very...

    Watching the Royals kick Cardinal butt. Very satisfying.
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