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    Feel strong about sharing your decision with your...

    Feel strong about sharing your decision with your trainer. This weird feeling of wanting to seek out trainer approval could be a whole other thread! I have felt that way before too. But at the end of...
  2. Not sure where in WA you are, but for some reason...

    Not sure where in WA you are, but for some reason I thought The Bony Pony in Mount Vernon, WA carried Tekna. Might be worth a call?
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    I can relate with a number of things you've...

    I can relate with a number of things you've written about, just last week I started a thread about confidence/decision making issues too.

    For me though, it was only a horse I was leasing so much...
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    Of course being fit will help with riding, but...

    Of course being fit will help with riding, but there's also nothing better than actual time in the saddle to get better.

    In another thread someone recommended Denny Emerson, so I ended up reading...
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    Wow so many great comments and insight. It's been...

    Wow so many great comments and insight. It's been very helpful reading through every one.

    Thanks for the suggestion to check out Denny Emerson, found this post that I found quite applicable.
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    Getting back on the horse

    As I get older I'm having a difficult time trying to find a balance between the way I was taught to ride (which was always get back on the horse, just ride on, etc etc. basically never to be afraid...
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    Gonna chime in with my opinion because it's a bit...

    Gonna chime in with my opinion because it's a bit different than some of the others.

    I tried to keep my horse through college and eventually had to sell. First tried finding part-leasers, but...
  8. Bring a pony (or two, one for hubby too?) with...

    Bring a pony (or two, one for hubby too?) with you? ;)

    There was that nice story a while back about the retired schoolteacher I believe who rode her trusty gelding around the US and Canada all...
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    It's a good idea in theory but recently research...

    It's a good idea in theory but recently research on human motivation has shown that trying to bribe or using financial rewards to encourage certain behaviors in children can actually backfire....
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    I found for me sitting on well trained horses...

    I found for me sitting on well trained horses really helped me with developing that feel. Sometimes if you are trying to train up your horse while also learning it is a case of the blind leading the...
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    Seriously, the best thing to do is just walk on...

    Seriously, the best thing to do is just walk on up there and knock on the door next time they are being really loud. I hate confronting people, but I've had to do that one more than one occasion in...
  12. He does look interesting but so does the mare! I...

    He does look interesting but so does the mare! I have been riding a gelding by Cahill Road who is an absolute sweetheart.
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    Like others have said, the fitness definitely...

    Like others have said, the fitness definitely helps! I've definitely noticed a difference in my rides when only riding on the week-ends depending on my fitness levels.

    Another idea, sometimes I am...
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    aw what a great find considering you were not...

    aw what a great find considering you were not even looking for yourself!
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    Thanks for sharing your story and pics! You look...

    Thanks for sharing your story and pics! You look so happy with him!

    When you were horse shopping what were you looking for? And what made you pick him?
  16. This. If the perfect barn existed near me, I...

    This. If the perfect barn existed near me, I would be there in a heartbeat. In the meantime, it's a series of tradeoffs. There are so many factors at play in finding the right situation and not all...
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    Here's a service that lets you sell from your...

    Here's a service that lets you sell from your blog: https://www.shoplocket.com/

    I have never used it, but just thought the premise looked interesting.
  18. Thread: DIY Monogramming

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    If you are really set on DIY monogramming on a...

    If you are really set on DIY monogramming on a regular sewing machine with a zig zag stitch... Google free motion embroidery. It definitely takes some skill to get good results though and IMHO the...
  19. Bearcat brings up a good point regarding the...

    Bearcat brings up a good point regarding the amount of time you would save commuting. I can totally relate because I also have to fight traffic to get out to the barn and it sucks.

    You mentioned...
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    I'm no expert, but when I think indoor, I think...

    I'm no expert, but when I think indoor, I think lots of work and cost to maintain and keep in usable shape. That contradicts the other things you are saying about wanting something basic and not...
  21. Interesting that a few of you find them long. I...

    Interesting that a few of you find them long. I actually find mine are a touch short; depending on the day the mesh part of the leg sometimes peeks up over the top of my boots making me wish they...
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    Is this really a question of build vs renovate?...

    Is this really a question of build vs renovate? Because it sounds like what you really like about option 1 is the location and access to trails. While it may be easier to deal with a reno than...
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    Positions like that are definitely out there, I...

    Positions like that are definitely out there, I had one myself for a while. I was doing about a half day of chores, a few times a week in exchange for rides and lessons.

    Like Petstorejunkie said,...
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    Lots of fantastic suggestions for things to do in...

    Lots of fantastic suggestions for things to do in Vancouver, here's one more if you have time: kayaking in Deep Cove.

    In Seattle, I highly recommend eating at Marination Station...
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