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    Good news! We leaving tonight to drive south and...

    Good news! We leaving tonight to drive south and Aaron will be able to do a lesson with Thorsten at 4 pm tomorrow! I'm so happy things worked out. :)

    Doctracy ~ there's a good chance he was in the...
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    Ha! Yes, the bridge was the giveaway! :) We...

    Ha! Yes, the bridge was the giveaway! :)

    We won't be down until early Monday morning...both Aaron and I have work commitments this weekend that we can't avoid. But works pays for the ponies!
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    Are you taking lessons at Tremont Farm? :)

    Are you taking lessons at Tremont Farm? :)
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    Stackhouse Saddles, without question! I've had 4...

    Stackhouse Saddles, without question! I've had 4 of them since 2005: Two (jump and dressage) for a very narrow and difficult-to-fit thoroughbred and then two for my sport pony, who has a huge...
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    For our combined driving ponies (14.2 hand...

    For our combined driving ponies (14.2 hand Welsh/thoroughbred ponies), we use the medium size Dalmar Eventers--the front boots for both front and hind legs as the medium hinds are too large. I like...
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    Hi Doctracy ~ Our pony is in training in Southern...

    Hi Doctracy ~ Our pony is in training in Southern Pines while I go through and recover from surgery this week. He and my husband will be doing the Thorsten clinic in January; they worked with...
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    Jesus...just post the name already and put...

    Jesus...just post the name already and put everyone out of their misery. The information is a matter of record. Why make it a sleuthing game if someone has already done the work?

    I'd do it myself...
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    I've been reading this thread and I have to say...

    I've been reading this thread and I have to say that we are all being rather tough on these people...both the Paines and HBA.

    In my industry, a major organization recently acquired a new...
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    My husband and I have seen the "inner workings"...

    My husband and I have seen the "inner workings" of the top levels of several sports, and the naive thought that riders (or drivers) at the top levels make the best decisions for their horses, and...
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    In with a :winkgrin: !

    In with a :winkgrin: !
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    So excited to try out a new style! Thanks for the...

    So excited to try out a new style! Thanks for the info! Any thoughts one where to find fitted button-down shirts? I've had to buy mine from the boys' section but can't find a shirt with a snug enough...
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    Can women wear ties for dressage?

    Bear with me as I'm traveling and can't access a rulebook. But can you wear a regular tie instead of a stock tie? After wearing a shirt and tie as a groom on a carriage, it is so much easier and...
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    In light of this thread, we had an interesting...

    In light of this thread, we had an interesting experience this week that I thought I'd share.

    Our hackney, Dutch, is mostly retired, but we look him over each day to make sure all part are intact....
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    Well, you must show us a picture of it to start!...

    Well, you must show us a picture of it to start! :yes:
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    Goodhors and 2DogsFarm bring up some really good...

    Goodhors and 2DogsFarm bring up some really good points.

    Just to add, having a "low" neck is not the goal of either pleasure driving or combined driving.

    Regarding pleasure driving, the key is...
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    In my opinion, there is somewhat of a difference...

    In my opinion, there is somewhat of a difference between rearing and flipping over. However, the comment implied that flipping over was common in the hackney/ASB show ring.

    I am very familiar with...
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    Yes, isn't he the best! He loves his job and...

    Yes, isn't he the best! He loves his job and gives it his all every time he does it. He has the most heart of any horse I know. :)
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    Funny how that happens, huh? :winkgrin: You go...

    Funny how that happens, huh? :winkgrin: You go girl!
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    Goodhors makes such a great suggestion about the...

    Goodhors makes such a great suggestion about the reins, and marking them to help keep them even!

    We have two kids (both 9) helping us at the barn this summer ~ one is riding and the other prefers...
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    I am so glad the mare's owner is hopefully going...

    I am so glad the mare's owner is hopefully going to look into potential physical discomfort.

    There could be multiple contributing factors to this mare's behavior, such as physical discomfort AND...
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    Hi Zu Zu, Not trying to argue or take your...

    Hi Zu Zu,

    Not trying to argue or take your words out of context; however you state:

    ""The pony is standing in the line-up and when asked to back by the driver flips over ..... driver induced...
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    Or maybe she needs a different job, or someone...

    Or maybe she needs a different job, or someone who is willing to evaluate her to rule out any physical issues.

    To simply say this is only a training issue is why so many horses and ponies go day...
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    I considered buying the Centaur ones as well. But...

    I considered buying the Centaur ones as well. But they do not provide the same benefits as the Eskadron version, especially the ability to keep the leg cool, which I think is essential. In this...
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    Just a few thoughts: 1. A pony (or horse) that...

    Just a few thoughts:

    1. A pony (or horse) that has learned to rear and go over backwards has no sense of self preservation, which means it has no sense of self preservation for its rider or driver...
  25. Thank you, MunchingonHay, for the recommendation....

    Thank you, MunchingonHay, for the recommendation. :)

    We take in a very limited amount of ponies for training ~ our specialty is starting ponies for riding and driving careers, and we particularly...
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