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  1. The TSF girth is far and away MUCH softer and...

    The TSF girth is far and away MUCH softer and more flexible than any other leather girth I've seen. It does come in an impossibly small box, as another poster said! I would say that it's just about...
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    I have a 14.1 GRP that wears 12" in front and 14"...

    I have a 14.1 GRP that wears 12" in front and 14" in the back, BUT I use pony standing wraps on top - a lot less bulky once you figure out how to wrap with them.

    Here's a fun trick for...
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    I fourth the RWR hairnets!! They are absolutely...

    I fourth the RWR hairnets!! They are absolutely great, durable, easy to use, and work really well for people with 'choppy' hairstyles, layers, and bangs that are harder to wrangle with a traditional...
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    I think all skullcaps look dumb... sorry! I run...

    I think all skullcaps look dumb... sorry! I run XC in my GPA and will do so forever! My hunter-land fashion sensibilities die hard. ;)

    I also use an ear bonnet for bug protection, plus they look...
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    KEEP THE PONY!! She is beautiful and NOTHING...

    KEEP THE PONY!! She is beautiful and NOTHING beats a fabulous sport pony! I am nearly 30, 5'4", and just started eventing my 14.1hh GRP. We are having an absolute blast!!
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    Thanks for all of the suggestions! Looks like we...

    Thanks for all of the suggestions! Looks like we have a pretty large pool to pick from, now FINDING boots in small sizes is the tough part!
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    Best XC Boots To Fit A Large Pony

    Right now I have a set of cheap-o neoprene splint boots that I use for XC on my dainty large pony. However, as I definitely want to stick with this eventing thing, I'd like to get him some more...
  8. Thread: Show names

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    My GRP came to me as Caradino - that's both his...

    My GRP came to me as Caradino - that's both his USEF registered name and his name with the Weser-Ems registry. I think it's pretty so I didn't change it! His barn name is Dino.
  9. Any suggestions for boys who are a little older...

    Any suggestions for boys who are a little older and just getting into riding and horses? Horse Illustrated, maybe? It's been a while since I've read an issue! My friend's son is 14 and has just...
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    I have a Prestige Eventer and while it fits my...

    I have a Prestige Eventer and while it fits my short-backed large pony really well, I think the shape of the tree might be too curvy for your mare!
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    Ooohh can I join?! Just started eventing at...

    Ooohh can I join?! Just started eventing at Elementary this year with my rockstar pony... he is probably the next Teddy O'Connor but I am quite happy shooting for "Novice Someday". I am ok jumping...
  12. Slap some snow pads on that baby and go ride in...

    Slap some snow pads on that baby and go ride in the snow! I agree that a good, round, marching walk in the snow is AWESOME for fitness. Last winter during the Polar Vortex I was without an indoor as...
  13. Poll: Poll! How Do You Feel About Concrete Floors?

    Hello, everyone!

    I work for an equestrian-focused real estate company, and wanted to get the opinion of the general populace on concrete stall floors.

    Would you board at a barn with concrete...
  14. Another vote for Jenny Susser! She is incredible,...

    Another vote for Jenny Susser! She is incredible, and just a lovely person all around.
  15. The A6 is the "new and improved" model... just...

    The A6 is the "new and improved" model... just came out last year I think... so not the same clippers you are using! I have contacted CS but was wondering if anyone else has come across the same...
  16. Anyone Have This Issue With Oster A6 Clippers?

    So, last year I got a set of Oster A6 clippers, and overall I'm pretty pleased with them, except when clipping anything but ears, bridle path, and muzzle, the hair goes RIGHT INTO THE GAP between the...
  17. Higher Standards also redeems the failings of...

    Higher Standards also redeems the failings of other inferior products.

    In the spring I had put away my cool-weather leather fashion boots after wiping them down with some Horsemen's One Step....
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    This is awesome! Your mom looks great! :)

    This is awesome! Your mom looks great! :)
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    Aw thank you! So cool to 'meet' a reader on COTH!...

    Aw thank you! So cool to 'meet' a reader on COTH! I'm actually in PA but I have a good friend in Boston who frequently scopes out SP for me! I'm planning on checking out my local shops' consignment...
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    Safety Vests On Sale Anywhere?

    Hello all!

    This summer I crossed over to the dark side and started eventing my pony.. and we both love it! I have been borrowing a friend's vest up until now, but since I'm going to be sticking...
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    Estrone did WONDERS for my gelding's stifles......

    Estrone did WONDERS for my gelding's stifles... within a few days of the first treatment he was moving so much better, and by the end of the series he was going better than he ever had. But I've...
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    These are my FAVORITE breeches! The low rise is...

    These are my FAVORITE breeches! The low rise is about 1" below my bellybutton, and they are the most comfortable pants ever. The fabric has a lot of stretch to it while still being supportive, and...
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    I have the old-style Equifits like goodlife...

    I have the old-style Equifits like goodlife posted, and I take a scrub brush, hose, and dish soap to them when I need to clean them. They come clean, but the liners just hold SO much water/dirt/etc....
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    Add me to the club! My pony gets brushed anywhere...

    Add me to the club! My pony gets brushed anywhere from 20-40 mins before each ride depending on how gross he is, white stockings get washed after every ride (we have fungus issues), and I try to...
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    I wear a GPA, and have a freakishly tiny,...

    I wear a GPA, and have a freakishly tiny, extremely round head. The classic, super-round GPA shape fits me perfectly, and the OneK and Samsheild both perch on my head. So, try it on! Might work for...
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