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  1. Sticky: Experienced show hunter rider-St. Louis

    I would love to find someone to help me ride my young warmblood hunters. Recent increased workload hinders my time in the saddle! Must be very experienced show rider and enjoy young horses. (These...
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    Great article. Entry fees at a recent horse show...

    Great article.
    Entry fees at a recent horse show with one (lower) paying division and some schooling classes were well over $700--and my horse was champion! Definitely not sustainable for me at...
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    I am in my later 50s and still ride a...

    I am in my later 50s and still ride a lot--different horses 4-5 times each week. It is important for me to maintain this regular schedule so that I can maintain both my strength and balance. If I...
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    I buy babies and it has worked well for me. I...

    I buy babies and it has worked well for me. I like being able to know them as individuals early and adjust their training appropriately; there is much less guessing on why they act the way they do...
  5. I have been both a buyer and seller of a lot of...

    I have been both a buyer and seller of a lot of horses. Interestingly, I have never seen a video or even picture of any horse I have bought before I tried it; they all have been identified either...
  6. I agree with Windswept that the dearth of good...

    I agree with Windswept that the dearth of good buyers is not necessarily a Canada issue but more a pony issue. I too am part of the cast of thousands that has a wonderful pony with horse show and...
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    The pony market is mystifying to me. I have the...

    The pony market is mystifying to me. I have the perfect short stirrup pony that I have leased for years with no problem and no bites lately. Is there a shortage of little girls? I have noticed...
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    My observation of horse show trends, having...

    My observation of horse show trends, having shown in A shows for decades, is that the big divisions (both professional and amateur) are getting smaller and the low divisions are getting much larger...
  9. Malone,owned and ridden by Nick Novak

    Malone,owned and ridden by Nick Novak
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    To give a slightly contrarian view, I am one of...

    To give a slightly contrarian view, I am one of the more mature adults in our barn that has been riding for about 100 years or so. I seem to find myself these days at A shows riding in the smaller...
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    ProzacPuppy-"Units" (iphone app)!

    ProzacPuppy-"Units" (iphone app)!
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    Sometimes I wonder what planet show managers are...

    Sometimes I wonder what planet show managers are on. As we read continuously in the newpapers, we are in the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, show entries are significantly lower...
  13. For those of us in favor of the new rule, could...

    For those of us in favor of the new rule, could someone post a name or email address within the USEF that we could contact to voice our support?
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    I find this thread a very inspirational one for...

    I find this thread a very inspirational one for the thoroughbred in general and the ottb in particular. I have been riding and showing wbs (and loving them) in the most recent past. but in March I...
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    As an exhibitor and a spectator, I think it would...

    As an exhibitor and a spectator, I think it would be helpful to standardize the relative severity of various faults assuming the quality of the horses are equal. Is a late change worse than a hard...
  16. PJ Lite

    PJ Lite
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    I am not exactly a resident of NH but spend a lot...

    I am not exactly a resident of NH but spend a lot of time there because my parents live in Freedom (near Ossipee). I am looking for a barn to go to for lessons somewhere near us or even in Northern...
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