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    Everything I buy tends to be for a junior - and I...

    Everything I buy tends to be for a junior - and I have an 11 year old daughter - lol - my helmet is a junior - some of my breeches are. I guess I should have eaten more protein as a kid!

    I am...
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    I did borrow a new county (new ish) and they...

    I did borrow a new county (new ish) and they don't fit me as well)
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    Usually my experience is that the flap and over...

    Usually my experience is that the flap and over all size of saddle does have relation to the seat size. Generally a 16.5 saddle is for a smaller rider. That said - I have a 14 year old short rider...
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    WOW thanks - now I am looking at an Albion but...

    WOW thanks - now I am looking at an Albion but wasn't sure the fit - and I was looking at a Schleese - know they are nice saddles but the one I am looking at looks wide for ME. I have ridden in a...
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    I have no idea if this is the saddle or not: I...

    I have no idea if this is the saddle or not: I had a fitter fit me to a saddle and my horse to a saddle and after trying many, I ended up with a JRD that was used - but barely used. It was a...
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    I think they have gone up and make it clearer how...

    I think they have gone up and make it clearer how a rider did on each element - like a 6 could be ok or good before and now you have a clear difference between a 6.0 and a 6.5 I think. When you...
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    Dressage saddle - short rider

    I did a search and could not find the Q/A I was looking for. I am 5'1" and 115 lbs and own 5 horses but seriously ride 2 - a Connemara pony and a TB. Both seem to be built the same in a lot of ways...
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    I know she is coming along. I am a patient...

    I know she is coming along. I am a patient person in that I do not rush the work and understand development and therapy - but at the same time - during the process I am often re-evaluating what I am...
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    She does have sensitive feet - and I have...

    She does have sensitive feet - and I have rehabbed a lot of exracers feet with barefooting. I know it takes a lot of time - and patience. And I also know that keeping her working as long as the...
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    I don't see really huge changes - seems like a...

    I don't see really huge changes - seems like a lot of tweaks and clarification. So I am all good with all of this! And I love using dressage to teach my kid students because I explain the...
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    Shoulder loosing work

    I have spent the last 20 years as an adult training and riding - mostly working for an off track rehab until 10 years ago and then I seem to inherit horses - warmblood, a Connemara, several QHs, TBs,...
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    Barefooting will also help encourage growth and...

    Barefooting will also help encourage growth and reshape of the hoof. In my experience - 30 years of it and going through a trimming certification years ago based on vet science - if you put shoes on...
  13. I like what was just said about the fact if you...

    I like what was just said about the fact if you need or feel like your horse is quick and better at a more challenging height or speed, move up a level instead of change the level to be more...
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    deleted - for some reason the forum posted my comment twice!
  15. How big is he? I have a Conn cross and I am...

    How big is he? I have a Conn cross and I am normally a TB person too. I actually just bought an OTTB to play with - she is really just learning to balance and have a long stretch through the back...
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    I have a super pony too that I have been working...

    I have a super pony too that I have been working with that is only 14.1 hands. I have jumped a lot of horses in my life and this pony doesn't throw me up like you might expect a small horse to over...
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    It sounded adversarial to me when I read it. But...

    It sounded adversarial to me when I read it. But thing is - media - journalism, they can use whatever words they can - creative license so I would not start a thread about it until more info comes...
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    I agree with others have said - I will say that...

    I agree with others have said - I will say that saddle fitting is so important. I am sometimes criticized for my smallish saddle. I am 5'2" and 100 lbs with short thighs. I also need a narrow...
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    My County has a 3 tree and a narrow twist. Its...

    My County has a 3 tree and a narrow twist. Its so old but I cant find another saddle that fits my conformation and my horse's at the same time. I even tried a custom saddle and nothing fits like my...
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    It is a person problem not your problem. Truth...

    It is a person problem not your problem. Truth is, I really like constructive criticism but most of the time people who hand out unsolicited advice do not have all the facts. That is what makes me...
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    Rescue can mean a few things. And there are many...

    Rescue can mean a few things. And there are many degrees of it. You can rescue (in the VERB sense) a horse away from a job he hates - you can rescue a horse away from someone who has poor training...
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    Kids and young adults often do not want to work...

    Kids and young adults often do not want to work hard nowadays - go talk to farmers who pick up hay for a living - they cant find anyone to work for them anymore and when they do, they are slow and...
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    Young horse with a broken mandible

    So I noticed a few weeks ago, when my 2 year old was playing in the field with a boarder's pony, my young horse had a little swollen spot on the underside of his mandible and it had a bloody spot in...
  24. I have this horse or maybe his brother. Mine is...

    I have this horse or maybe his brother. Mine is a Connemara paint. He is an incredible jumper - he can compete with most big horses if he wants to. I guess I am glad I focused on eventing with him...
  25. I used to have a horse that needed bellboots on...

    I used to have a horse that needed bellboots on in the turnout - he would go through a lot of bellboots until I found some Made in England pull on - they still exist in complete perfect condition in...
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