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  1. hmmm- sounds like the modern day German Shephard...

    hmmm- sounds like the modern day German Shephard dog...high front end,lower angulated hind end... = hock,si injections early on.
  2. as explained by Exploding POny_ READ THE...

    as explained by Exploding POny_ READ THE RULES,folks, before offering an opinion. The rule book is on line. Go to the Dressage Section.
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    Any horse can "do" dressage;it is a question of...

    Any horse can "do" dressage;it is a question of how well and to what degree(level).
    IMO, her hind leg is too straight from the stifle through the gaskin. You want good angulation in that area.
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    Buy and feed your own extra hay, if you can.That...

    Buy and feed your own extra hay, if you can.That way you know your horse is getting it. Don't assume that "they" will feed "their" hay as extra hay.I have had to do this for years until recently.The...
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    Ballet dancers(ie, humans) have a lot more muscle...

    Ballet dancers(ie, humans) have a lot more muscle in their lower legs.The les warmers are for the muscles. Horses are nearly all tendon and ligaments from the knee down.
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    lemme see- Poltroon,you're from California,...

    lemme see- Poltroon,you're from California, right?... well here in the Northeast we appreciate ANY insulation, as it really does impede the wind.
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    AND you could put INSULATION !! inside the...

    AND you could put INSULATION !! inside the pallets and cover the inside and outside walls with cheaper(is such a thing exists) plywood. I think it is a great concept- esp. for hay,pasture pony,goats,...
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    Wraps do not provide support. If they did, you...

    Wraps do not provide support. If they did, you would have to wrap them so tight you would"bow" a tendon. But they do offer a cushion against some interferring. I use good quality polos but may go yo...
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    Just got my Toasties last week and I have worn...

    Just got my Toasties last week and I have worn them every day.Hate to even take them off when I am home. They do run a little big(what a pleasant change !) but I don't care. I put on my fleece lined...
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    I have a Passier Baum that I bought new in 1977...

    I have a Passier Baum that I bought new in 1977 and I still ride in it daily. It can fit a myriad of horse types. Think of it as a close-contact dressage saddle..
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    Tropical Rider Toasties Clarino full seat. Luv...

    Tropical Rider Toasties Clarino full seat. Luv them !!!!
  12. Middleburg Tack Exchange, Middleburg, Va....

    Middleburg Tack Exchange, Middleburg, Va.
    Extremely honest people.
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    Cool horse !!

    Cool horse !!
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    which is the lighter weight fabric- the...

    which is the lighter weight fabric- the EnduraCool or the Prix Tec?
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    yes!

    yes!
  16. Thread: lambskin breeches

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    yes,put dabs of plain old saddle soap on them...

    yes,put dabs of plain old saddle soap on them before you ride- and put ss on your saddle's seat and flaps where your leg hangs.
  17. I have a sheepskin saddle pad with rolled edges...

    I have a sheepskin saddle pad with rolled edges that I need to "re-home".
    oldenburghorse@aol.com
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    look up Reserpine side effects.read long and deep...

    look up Reserpine side effects.read long and deep and you will find some unpleasant stuff.
    Have actually experienced it with a horse in our barn who was on long term stall rest.Not a great...
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    stay away from the reserpine; it can chemically...

    stay away from the reserpine; it can chemically alter the horse's brain(and not in a good way)
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    my god, those guys could ride !!!!

    my god, those guys could ride !!!!
  21. when walking, take the inside track, no matter...

    when walking, take the inside track, no matter what direction.
  22. maybe try a wider port in the curb. Shires makes...

    maybe try a wider port in the curb. Shires makes one that is not expensive and leaves plenty of tongue room.
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    still happily doing flying changes and piaffe in...

    still happily doing flying changes and piaffe in my Passier that I bought new in 1976.....
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    L'Occitane Hand Creme from France. This is the...

    L'Occitane Hand Creme from France. This is the only stuff that keeps my hands in decent shape all year long. They offer nice gift boxes for presentation.Go to their website for many ideas.
  25. get yourself a good solid Morgan and you will be...

    get yourself a good solid Morgan and you will be amazed how much better your back will be.
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