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    A proper release allows the horse to "finish" the...

    A proper release allows the horse to "finish" the jump. It is un-restrictive and giving. That low release in the rider's photo being discussed performed by a professional is one thing, but as a...
  2. For the price, you can't go wrong. I am sure JM...

    For the price, you can't go wrong. I am sure JM can come up with something clever.

    I have a pair they made for me that are 10 yrs old. BEST money I ever spent. Good luck!
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    While this rider is doing a good job, in my...

    While this rider is doing a good job, in my estimation to win in the big eq, she needs to change her release as recommended.

    Not a big fan of jumping in that sort of a rig. Too constrictive, in ...
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    He really filled out and is stunning. Loved him...

    He really filled out and is stunning. Loved him in the old video and in the new one :)
    Looks like so much fun!
  5. I was thinking about calling Jay! I have a...

    I was thinking about calling Jay! I have a Waterford D that he made for me 25 years ago that is still one of may favorite bits. I also was thinking about a leather bit as well. I ordered the...
  6. Hundredacres- The hackamore I use is the...

    Hundredacres-
    The hackamore I use is the simplest one. It's called a Hackamore Noseband on the Dover site. Very basic!

    My horse feels amazing in it.

    madeline- I tried that Myler Comfort...
  7. Thanks, ToTheNines...I will try this one as well....

    Thanks, ToTheNines...I will try this one as well. And thanks to everyone else for their input as well.

    I had hoped to find a french link that was rubber (not a Happy Mouth) that was on the thin...
  8. I tried the Happy Mouth Mullen as well. He wasn't...

    I tried the Happy Mouth Mullen as well. He wasn't happy with that one either.

    I have never liked the Happy Mouth material frankly, if one chews the bit gets sharp edges...

    The hackamore I am...
  9. Pokey, First, I want to say I am sorry as well...

    Pokey,

    First, I want to say I am sorry as well for the news. Secondly, I am in the same situation with my Beagle, Sherman on the Lymphoma diagnosis. It's fairly advanced, my vet says he has...
  10. I have tried a Myler, Nathe and a Waterford. I am...

    I have tried a Myler, Nathe and a Waterford. I am certain the Pelham will be too much...

    I do agree with hunterrider23, that the thickness could be part of it but he doesn't really like the metal...
  11. Small mouthed horse - from rubber bit to hackamore today...

    I experimented today...

    I have a TB off the track, a beautiful horse with a lovely head but he has a mouth that looks pony sized. I have ridden him mostly in a rubber D. He just seemed...
  12. I like him! Post a video when you can. He looks...

    I like him! Post a video when you can. He looks like a good guy!
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    Thanks, Chism! She is so excited :) I am for her...

    Thanks, Chism! She is so excited :) I am for her as well...I was thrilled to get him for her...
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    Never Naked came home with me for my friend. I...

    Never Naked came home with me for my friend. I was asked to find her a nice horse and she and I agreed he was lovely...I picked him up on Wednesday... He's a doll, level headed and a real sweetie....
  15. And the weather cooperated!

    And the weather cooperated!
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    Maybe they named her Commentary because they...

    Maybe they named her Commentary because they sensed all the talk that would surround this horse!
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    Good point Chunky Monkey... Debuting a horse...

    Good point Chunky Monkey...

    Debuting a horse she hasn't ridden much, in a Derby, at Devon. That's pretty impressive!!
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    I totally agree with you! Seems a thread that...

    I totally agree with you! Seems a thread that starts with good intentions, always derails somewhere.

    And as for Kelley being distracting? That would have only been if she couldn't stay with this...
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    I don't think the name matters...a good horse is...

    I don't think the name matters...a good horse is a good horse.

    And why would it be a bad thing if people see that the horse evented and is now showing as a hunter?
  20. FARMERS' MUSEUM HORSE SHOW - COOPERSTOWN, NY - THANK YOU ALL FOR COMING!

    Huge turn-out this year...

    Over 85 horses showed. Saw lots of new faces...

    We will make some changes for next year; larger 2nd arena and a few modifications to make the schedule run smoother......
  21. The most I paid was $3300.00. He was advertised...

    The most I paid was $3300.00. He was advertised in the Blood Horse as a show horse prospect for 10K. The people were very negotiable & I still feel, though he passed away at age 17, after 11 years...
  22. Great! Glad to hear you got yours :) The other...

    Great! Glad to hear you got yours :)

    The other arena will be on the opposite side of the luncheon tent. The main arena is in the same place, the luncheon tent will be in the middle of both rings...
  23. The prize list is up on the website! ...

    The prize list is up on the website!

    http://www.farmersmuseum.org/programs/summer/17th_annual_benefit_horse_show_and_luncheon

    Start time is 8AM this year
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    I would not hesitate to send him a sale horse. I...

    I would not hesitate to send him a sale horse. I have done so in the past and he was always great to deal with...
  25. Prize list will be available shortly at...

    Prize list will be available shortly at www.farmersmuseum.org

    New start time for this year is 8AM so please mark your calenders :)
    All arenas open for schooling at 6AM.

    All hunter and...
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