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    I agree with those who says it stretches. I...

    I agree with those who says it stretches. I bought one over a year ago for my gelding, and wasn't thrilled with the fit- esp that dang jaw strap -it seemed so short. I ended up not using it all year...
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    you know, asking him to leave may not be the...

    you know, asking him to leave may not be the worst thing in the world - for both you and the horse!

    I had a horse like this...except when I was boarding him, he was a perfect angel. Something...
  3. I agree with those who say its in the trot. get...

    I agree with those who say its in the trot. get the back soft, the legs lifting. With the help of a very competent trainer, my stb pacer got it. Mind you, it takes time to build the balance and...
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    Standardbred! I bought Ben sight-unseen from a...

    Standardbred! I bought Ben sight-unseen from a local rescue in Canada, and had him shipped down to Washington. Seriously, not the best way to buy a dressage horse - but really he was just a fun...
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    I love my Ariat Bromont tall boots...3rd year and...

    I love my Ariat Bromont tall boots...3rd year and running! paired with good socks, they keep me nice and toasty...and my feet get cold very very easily!
  6. Same issue w/ the schneiders- but i do think i...

    Same issue w/ the schneiders- but i do think i got the wrong cuts for my horses. That said, I found the Solaris sheet at Jeffers, and i really like it for my narrow chested arabian.

    Only 1 color,...
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    Okay I had to take a look at the blown up...

    Okay I had to take a look at the blown up pic...and i think it is an illusion, like others have said...the "loop" i think is part the pommel of the saddle rising up, and then the bucking strap....the...
  8. Well - Thorogood/KM still uses the "s" bar in...

    Well - Thorogood/KM still uses the "s" bar in some models - their broadback/cob and some jumping models too - but i am not well versed in the jumper line at all. The leather on the KM's seem to be...
  9. Thorowgood could be a good option, however, if...

    Thorowgood could be a good option, however, if you are looking for a used saddle, tread carefully as the model has recently changed, but kept the same name T4/T8. T6's are no longer made, and any...
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    A few years ago I decided, on a whim, to blindly...

    A few years ago I decided, on a whim, to blindly purchase a 2 yr old standardbred gelding, because he was homely-cute, and I was in the mood for a project while my dressage horse was on lay-up after...
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    A brand new Zara at a local tack shop in WA, but...

    A brand new Zara at a local tack shop in WA, but an 18" which might be too big.

    http://gifthorsesaddlery.com/index.php?id_product=78&controller=product

    I've seen this saddle sit here for...
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    I have the s-series surface block...

    I have the s-series surface block. I had an s-series moveable block (for another horse who outgrew it), but it was an 18" and too long for my young arab's back. You would think they'd ride pretty...
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    My 4 yr old went through something similar back...

    My 4 yr old went through something similar back in April. He was fine one minute and then as my barn manager was turning him out, he dropped. Her repro vet was just coming through the gate and had us...
  14. My guy has never bled from it- never any...

    My guy has never bled from it- never any discharge...and honestly I wouldn't have had a clue it was in there if I hadn't been playing around with him! He's 5 now, I've had him since he was a late 2...
  15. I have no idea if it bothers him...he does have...

    I have no idea if it bothers him...he does have some quirky head habits- like tilting and flipping his head around (we call it putting the ball in the cup) I've thought it had to do with needing body...
  16. Phew Mistyblue...that is what I am hoping too!!

    Phew Mistyblue...that is what I am hoping too!!
  17. Inner Nostril Abnormality? A dangling something in there...

    So the other day I was out playing with my gelding in his pasture - the lighting was just right and I caught a glimpse of inside his right nostril as it was flared out and holy heck there is a huge...
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    Penguin :D

    Penguin :D
  19. I am absolutely a misfit at work. I have found...

    I am absolutely a misfit at work. I have found ways to connect with my team on an individual basis, just so we have stuff to talk about, but overall, my team is vastly different than who I am. They...
  20. My horse too was developing edema spots from our...

    My horse too was developing edema spots from our previous saddle moving around so much. I am a narrow-twist needer...with a wide, flat horse. Probably not the best conformations for one another....
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    Well, I have limited experience and am still in...

    Well, I have limited experience and am still in the trialing process...but I will share anyway!

    I have been struggling to find something to fit my gelding. I started out locally- went through the...
  22. Sweet! I *may* come down to watch my friends and...

    Sweet! I *may* come down to watch my friends and trainer...but I also have a friend showing up at the Monroe fairgrounds and I don't get to see her often...not so sure how to fit in both, AND ride my...
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    I just clipped my half arab last weekend because...

    I just clipped my half arab last weekend because he's a wooly moose looking thing, and sweating up a storm each ride. Haven't yet clipped my STB, who is always late in shedding and growing out fresh...
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    Maybe we should coin it... the "PNW Clip"...or...

    Maybe we should coin it... the "PNW Clip"...or "Swampland Clip" :lol:
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    It doesn't get super cold here - but my horses...

    It doesn't get super cold here - but my horses think it does.

    I've pretty much settled on this clip- it seems to work quite well!

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/78552930@N07/8587487902/
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