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  1. Just Say No

    Say no to Cotten. My husband is a big runner and one of there big sayings is Cotten is Rotten. I never use cotten winter or summer it does not breath and if you sweat it stays wet use things that...
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    The other side

    Joe I agree with you if you are going to have your dog out there they better listen. I take my dog with me and she keeps other dogs away she is not mean just makes it clear that we are her people. We...
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    All about hackamors

    I love to ride everything in a hackamor. Most of the time I ride in a Pony Boy bitless it looks like a halter with reins but it works on the pole and the bridge or the nose. I love it because it...
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    Erban legand

    Ok is it a erban legand that you will mess up there summer if you clip them in the spring? I was always taught that but if so how late is to late?
    I realize there are people online here from All...
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    Horses shedding

    Winter gets so long. The riding time is harder. The footing is harder.
    I am always excited when I see the first signe the spring will return.
    My horses just started to shed how about yours ?
  6. Warm feet

    I am with you I like my feet warm. First most important to me is to use Smart Wool socks. They keep your feet from sweating while you are walking around and getting ready. Wool is great but you...
  7. Ride

    A Trail/Endurance Rider's THIS IS ME...

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    1) MY BEST TRAIL HORSE IS (BREED): Tb -App.
    2) MY BEST TRAIL HORSE’S...
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    Gps

    I tryed the gps byt it will not work inside. I just assume I trot the whole time and outside I can trot 7 miles a hour so I go from there that is a guess...
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    Stuck in

    We are also forced inside. I would much rather be outside. We did the same lots of transitiond jumping. We also worked out a drill team pattern that was fun.
    Don't forget to time yourself. Work...
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    Horse people

    All horse People each have there own way of doing things. One would Never do this and the other would never... I am sure you have found this out. I think (for what it is worth) Make yourself...
  11. Hard work

    Maybe you should try a Long Hard lounge and workout in the ring before you try to go out again. It may be better to walk on the ground till you get to the trails..Also go with a calm quiet friend. I...
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    LAST WINTER

    I went on training rides last winter with my daughter to get in shape for our firs 25 mile ride. First and last because she is off at College 3000 miles away. Maybe in 4 more years we can do it...
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    repair shop

    The saddel repairer will fix you up. I think lots of western saddels are made for men and longer legged people.
    You and your horse look great....You will feel better with shorter stirrups..
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    Apps

    I just checked out your horse. I just started riding a App. We got him at the auction so we do not know much about him....
    What do you like to do ???
    I just started 30 mile endurance rides this...
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    chaps

    I ride english so that may make a differance.. I am not so young eather 45 So I like the grip of full chaps. Also they are warmer this time of the year.
    In the summer months I ride in half chaps....
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    Newbie

    Thank you All you are So helpfull. And the thing I like most about endurance riding you are All sooo encourging.
  17. Good for you.

    I think it is a good idea to findout what each horse is good at because it is much more fun to go to work at what you are good at and what you like. ( humans and horses alike.) Also it makes the...
  18. I completed the 30

    Way to go Grand champ.... That is impressive.. I was amazed at the prizes they went Way out ..
    This was my first ride and we (my boss and I) had a great time. He got a 90 for his first ride ever I...
  19. All good...

    That was all very god advice. Remember horses pick up on our nerves make sure you breath in then out . (slowly) Don't look at the cars if we look the horse could think there is somthing to worry...
  20. Way to Go

    You are to be comended for the Awsom loss. I know that it has been hard work. I think the Head mares are more Domanant and like to give there oppinions. If you take her for a walk on a lead off the...
  21. Thanks for the update

    I will try to vet at 2 so I can spend time with my son then when he is at the High School football game I will go back and walk Kayla. Se HATES STALLS. I hope she is Ok in the stall.
    We should get...
  22. Count down for the weekend

    I remember Cressy. I can't wait for the weekend.
    Does anyone know what time we can get in the stalls ?
    Also does anyone know what time we will staret on Sat.? (the 30 mile ride)
  23. I'll be there. This is my first competitive...

    I'll be there. This is my first competitive trail ride. I'm planning to do the 30 mile ride.
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