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    Sounds like you do this and keep your elbows...

    Sounds like you do this and keep your elbows locked. You can straighten your arms and push them forward without jumping ahead, you don't move your body, just your hands.

    One exercise to...
  2. I have lived in Washington DC, Maryland,...

    I have lived in Washington DC, Maryland, Virginia, Illinois, Michigan, Iowa , New Jersey, Pennsylvania, California, Georgia, Ohio and Indiana. I'd say the friendliest were Indianapolis and...
  3. Also is that 9 hours of turnout in a herd in a...

    Also is that 9 hours of turnout in a herd in a big area or is he standing around in a small paddock? There's nothing like real herd turnout to help chillax a horse.
  4. I have a beefy gelding and he is doing well in a...

    I have a beefy gelding and he is doing well in a Beval Stamford with a wide tree. I tried a Courbette with a wide tree but it bridged. The Stamford has worked well for two years now and is in your...
  5. That was a "teachable" moment; I like to think I...

    That was a "teachable" moment; I like to think I might have said something along the lines of "Do you see yourself as an unkind person??...because that was such an unkind thing to say." I'd say it...
  6. I had a great meal this summer at the Paris Club...

    I had a great meal this summer at the Paris Club Bistro and Bar, very short cab ride from Mag mile, google them for address and menu. I thought the food was exceptionally good.
  7. I have many and use them in layers for cold...

    I have many and use them in layers for cold weather baths. After the bath I put two of them on the horse followed by a fleece cooler. After about 15-20 minutes I peel off the one closest to the...
  8. Thread: I'm done

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    The marriage is far far more important than the...

    The marriage is far far more important than the wedding....just saying... all the fuss about a cake and a dress is just so not important. JMO
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    Twice a week for foxhunting. always with a...

    Twice a week for foxhunting. always with a cooler on. I bridle in the trailer upon arrival. Straight load oversized. Tons of room, never had an issue. Plus my main hunt horse has an outstanding...
  10. Downside of induction over gas is that you can't...

    Downside of induction over gas is that you can't for instance char red peppers on the burner or something I do often which is heat flat bread or tortillas right on the flame of the gas burner.
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    Read the Book "Nickel and Dimed" by Barbara...

    Read the Book "Nickel and Dimed" by Barbara Ehrenreich. Gives a completely different perspective on poverty.
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    Also if you call the Middleburg Tack Exchange...

    Also if you call the Middleburg Tack Exchange they will talk you through what they have and even send you some to try. You can send back what doesn't fit.
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    For what it's worth I never lunge in a halter. I...

    For what it's worth I never lunge in a halter. I use a head stall with a French link snaffle. I Run the line through the inside bit ring over the poll and finally snap it to the outside bit ring. ...
  15. Well I know where you work and I've heard her...

    Well I know where you work and I've heard her lecture on the subject first hand! (so I know how strongly she feels on the topic!) Every hunt has their own rules however so regardless of her opinion,...
  16. Here are my observations of the new adult riders...

    Here are my observations of the new adult riders and re-riders that I have witnessed recently ( I am a senior citizen rider but started as a child and never quit). Most of the new adult riders I...
  17. Just a little "food" for thought: fat people are...

    Just a little "food" for thought: fat people are already aware that they are fat. They are aware that being fat causes physical issues. If they are coming to you for help of some sort and you...
  18. I live in a very nice area and the police...

    I live in a very nice area and the police absolutely recommend leaving outside lights on all night. They even send out e-mails reminding people to do this. There has been a significant upswing in...
  19. I ride in the rain all the time, there are no...

    I ride in the rain all the time, there are no water spots on my saddle. I clean it regularly with glycerin and condition with Lederbalsam. It was oiled when it was new. Don't even worry about it,...
  20. Yes I have twice. I ordered the Turkey Breasts...

    Yes I have twice. I ordered the Turkey Breasts and got several as they are easier to deal with. Turkey was perfect and the sides were all really excellent. I would do it again in a heartbeat. ...
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    I use a damp cloth to wipe off dirt and sweat...

    I use a damp cloth to wipe off dirt and sweat after every hunt. Use glycerine followed by Lederbalsam about once a month or so.
  22. I have two from Horse Country and they are very...

    I have two from Horse Country and they are very nice, made in England maybe? Anyway I like the leather. Very Supple and easy the break in. I also like that you can get various widths for the nose...
  23. Poll: I was taught that you are always either training...

    I was taught that you are always either training or untraining your horse.
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    I bought a higher end Bosche ($1100) four years...

    I bought a higher end Bosche ($1100) four years ago and have been amazed. If I had only known how great it would be I would have bought one years ago. The dishes come out vastly more clean and it...
  25. Sounds like you are working too hard. You don't...

    Sounds like you are working too hard. You don't need to lift yourself, the movement of your horses hindquarters is all the lift you need. It's more a process of relaxing your body more and waiting...
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