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    Friend might do well to give the horse a couple...

    Friend might do well to give the horse a couple months downtime before going back into a training program - where horse is going to have a lot of "wrong" answers while re-training ... "hot" usually...
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    Also consider that there may not be enough "room"...

    Also consider that there may not be enough "room" to convert to wool or the leather may not support another flocking go-round ... unfortunately you won't know until you have a saddler assess it &...
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    iPhone so won't try to link but check the BOT...

    iPhone so won't try to link
    but
    check the BOT nz site, they have all the colors listed so if you call other BOT sites they should be able to provide delivery dates

    :)
  4. Thread: Body clippers?

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    Andis Super 2 Speed ...

    Andis Super 2 Speed & buy the T84 blade for body clipping

    I can't resist a "deal" so I always go for the buy 2 get 1 free with blades :lol: so have a selection of #10 (leaves hair 1/6"-1.5mm) &...
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    Sure an' why not :lol: Is it really so...

    Sure an' why not :lol:

    Is it really so difficult to imagine there may be confidential information exchanges occurring between the selection committee & the short listed riders ...

    Go to the...
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    CR was never ON the team - she was short listed,...

    CR was never ON the team - she was short listed, from that list the team is selected (those individuals generally receive special funding & training etc, etc), the selection process IS made clear to...
  7. Reading the article it sounds as if the nearly...

    Reading the article it sounds as if the nearly 1500 horses were moved into high density cattle corrals, kept at same density as if the horse were cattle, fed from cattle troughs as if they were...
  8. ^ yes, just upping her board rate to 2-3K/month...

    ^ yes, just upping her board rate to 2-3K/month may be the most expedited manner in which to effect her departure ... if she's the sort that is likely to engage a lawyer, be the first to do so.

    So...
  9. It will cost you (at least) as much to keep her...

    It will cost you (at least) as much to keep her as any other horse, there is no way to assess her future soundness as a riding horse, unless you have experience training/retraining, those costs will...
  10. Because the horse in the barn that recently had...

    Because the horse in the barn that recently had emergency surgery & chemotherapy ... young bay horse

    Of 4 horses where "cause of death" was identified as cancer
    1 grey
    2 bays
    1 chestnut
    The...
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    ^ This :yes: at one point there was various...

    ^ This :yes:
    at one point there was various video footage of the owner with the horse cranked in, owner stated that horse was experienced on the lunge & with side reins so trainer's plans for the...
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    If you want to continue boarding in good...

    If you want to continue boarding in good standing, just suggest that boarder discuss her concerns with the BO.
    Let individuals do their own investigative work.


    If you field board, you need to...
  13. Vet Check - especially as he is getting more...

    Vet Check
    - especially as he is getting more resistant rather than less.



    Have you taught him to yield to pressure?

    Have you had a good ground trainer assess him?
  14. Thread: Sappy day

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    you could try mayonnaise :) Experiment with...

    you could try mayonnaise :)

    Experiment with hand lotions (or horse lotions?) - some work better on pitch than others (sorry don't recall which one was most effective for us ... no pitch lately :)...
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    Soooooo GLAD to read this update last night :yes:...

    Soooooo GLAD to read this update last night :yes:

    When there's no daily Kiwi report, I worry :lol:
  16. :) FP usually has a F.A.S.T growing (very...

    :)
    FP usually has a F.A.S.T growing (very thick) mane & tail but when his helpful neighbour chewed out sections of his mane (they looked bald :eek: not merely roached) it took a long time to get...
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    This assumes that La Mundial knows where the...

    This assumes that La Mundial knows where the boots are ...

    Major B you have my sympathies.
    If you can find a tack shop that has regular contact/commerce with a local La Mundial rep, that may be a...
  18. If by MSG you mean MTG, be aware of the fine...

    If by MSG you mean MTG, be aware of the fine print on the label (re photosensitivity reactions ... & no, the UV "protection" from a fly sheet is insufficient).
    I'm also in the less is more camp,...
  19. In the Catherine Henriquet video it's the Move' N...

    In the Catherine Henriquet video it's the Move' N See system.

    From that UK article I linked earlier,



    Now I'm curious if the Soloshot 2 also does armband control ...
    :o you answered that...
  20. It may be the law but there are v.e.r.y few...

    It may be the law but there are v.e.r.y few inspectors - I've never been in a produce shop or supermarket that does not have labelling discrepancies ...
    I've actually called the manager out & stood...
  21. Torrit (grey) from Gamblin Artist Colours -...

    Torrit (grey) from Gamblin Artist Colours - because it's such a cool story :)
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    Same stallion as above, Koheilan Tajmir P (4142...

    Same stallion as above, Koheilan Tajmir P (4142 Koheilan XIII x 34 Tilara), bred by Pelsonius Kft

    In Hand video - how can you watch this & not think Arab :confused:
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    Sorry I just do not perceive CR's responses in...

    Sorry I just do not perceive CR's responses in anything like the same way :(
    I imagine she had little to do with the sensationalizing head line but ...

    “I dreamed of this my whole life”
    “I made...
  24. Thread: Hands?

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    Some trainers are just much better with kids, I...

    Some trainers are just much better with kids, I love Trainer A (kid started with her, she is awesome), I love Trainer B (kid has ridden with her now for a couple years) ... but really, A has a much...
  25. Exciting update :yes: (though mare may...

    Exciting update :yes:

    (though mare may surprise you both & keep growing :lol: )
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