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    Do you have children or can you imagine being a...

    Do you have children or can you imagine being a parent? What would happen if you asked a child to set the table for dinner and he came over to the table and then went straight back to watching TV?...
  2. It depends on the rules for the arena. I always...

    It depends on the rules for the arena. I always have left hand to left hand, walk on an inner track, higher speed has priority and lateral work has right of way.

    When I am working with a group of...
  3. I'm on facebook and I can't see it????

    I'm on facebook and I can't see it????
  4. Look up Warwick Schiller Horsemanship - on google...

    Look up Warwick Schiller Horsemanship - on google and facebook. He has some brief Youtube videos and a great library of longer training videos available on very cheap subscription. He also runs a...
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    Google "Languages of Love" and take a quiz...

    Google "Languages of Love" and take a quiz together. I would not be at all surprised to find that one of his languages is gift giving. Now you know how to show him how much you love him - give him...
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    I own my house and farm. Had a new SO move in. My...

    I own my house and farm. Had a new SO move in. My dogs slept on my bed. He didn't want that. I was OK with that - knew it before he moved in. Crunch came when he started bringing the barn cats in to...
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    Sit him down and tell him you need someone who...

    Sit him down and tell him you need someone who talks and listens, not someone who brings gifts. Ask him "Do you think you can do that?" And then give him a chance to try it out. Make sure you reward...
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    How big is the indoor? Smaller size might make...

    How big is the indoor? Smaller size might make cornering difficult. Do other people who use the arena have the same problem?
    Does he slip if you lunge him?
    What about if you do ground work with...
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    Why don't you use your hot rope / tape to section...

    Why don't you use your hot rope / tape to section of part of the paddock for him, and maybe a mate. Depending on your trough type, you maybe able to run the tape across it to split it in half.
  10. What's the difference between the hay in the...

    What's the difference between the hay in the round bales and hay in square bales? Its just the same grass - just a different shape! That's what would be ringing alarm bells for me.
  11. I'm with Chardevj on this. i don't think that...

    I'm with Chardevj on this. i don't think that looks any better than what is already available. I actually think it looks a bit more claustrophobic than the one I have.
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    This thread is two years old. I'd be interested...

    This thread is two years old. I'd be interested in hearing how the OP is getting on.
  13. Really?? Why? Tell us more.

    Really?? Why? Tell us more.
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    Check out Warwick Schiller Horsemanship. He's got...

    Check out Warwick Schiller Horsemanship. He's got some videos on YouTube to give you a taster, has a very active facebook page for questions and answers and a series of videos which take you through...
  15. If you are in NZ, we have had an awful spring....

    If you are in NZ, we have had an awful spring. Lots of horses haven't properly shed out. The ones who have a great coat right now are mostly the ones who are underlights or who have been clipped. ...
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    I have a 10 hh driving pony which I pony off my...

    I have a 10 hh driving pony which I pony off my 17:1 hh eventer. Pony mostly jogs or trots to keep up when big girl is walking, canters when I trot and gallops when I canter. Pony loves to go FAST,...
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    At the competition I was at last weekend a rider...

    At the competition I was at last weekend a rider fell off. One of the organisers got on the loudspeaker to let everyone know she was okay. Words to the effect of: "She has a suspected broken leg. We...
  18. I've never heard a seat saver called a numnah -...

    I've never heard a seat saver called a numnah - and I grew up with British terms.
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    When measuring "english"style saddles they are...

    When measuring "english"style saddles they are measured from the front of the pommel to the back of the cantle - so I think you are measuring them too small.
  20. I'm not sure I'd want to use it as bedding. I...

    I'm not sure I'd want to use it as bedding. I lived for a while in a peat area and so the horses were living on peat land. It played heck with their feet. Even the smallest little holes would end up...
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    Needing CoTH advice

    I am competing in a wild horse challenge. I have been allocated a large pony who is proving to be very trainable. Our first competition is in a few weeks time. The ridden section is a freestyle and...
  22. Hormonal birth control didn't work on the New...

    Hormonal birth control didn't work on the New Zealand widl horses. Not sure why, but it hardly made a dent in their reproductive rate.
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    When you get your next stable job, why don't you...

    When you get your next stable job, why don't you explain that you are a little out of practise and suggest that for the first 3 months you are paid a contract price for the work they want you to do....
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    I haven't read all the replies, but I usually say...

    I haven't read all the replies, but I usually say to people who are in the should I sell / should I keep quandary: Go out and seriously look for a replacement. If you find a horse who will replace...
  25. Is the bar to stop Rory getting in? And if so,...

    Is the bar to stop Rory getting in? And if so, why so high when its not going to have a horse in it?
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