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    Hi, I live in Tassie, and love it. However,...

    Hi,

    I live in Tassie, and love it.
    However, on the horse front, you are going to be sadly disappointed. There really isn't anywhere that you can go on long / extended day rides. There is one 4...
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    In Australia nearly everything that is bred here...

    In Australia nearly everything that is bred here is branded, be it fire or freeze. The brands are registed against the stud name, and a registry kept with the relevant society.

    Freeze branding is...
  3. When I was 15 At a pony club rally, in a cross...

    When I was 15 At a pony club rally, in a cross country lesson.

    The instructor had an issue with my mother, who wouldn't sell her horse to her so instructor took it out on me.

    We were schooling...
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    Windsucking - Every horse in the barn

    After my recent barn-leasing dramas, I have been barn searching (always fun!) today I checked out a nice barn, mixture of dressage and eventers. Nice people, nice horses, nice place.

    But something...
  5. Hi All. I greatly appreciate all of your...

    Hi All.

    I greatly appreciate all of your support, advice and kindness.
    I am actually going horse shopping over the next month. DH has decided it's time for me to have my own horse. He really is...
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  9. Hi All. This is really hurting. I love love...

    Hi All.

    This is really hurting. I love love this mare. She is a Chestnut mare with the ATTITUDE to go with it.

    She has such a strong personality. :lol: She is as cute as can be once you get to...
  10. Thanks for the advice everyone. I left a...

    Thanks for the advice everyone.

    I left a voicemail and also sent an email to the owner.
    I laid out all my concerns about horse jumping, nothing signed, who has prority and put forward a...
  11. Someone else given permission to ride your lease horse

    Post deleted due to numerious PM's telling me I have made a fool of myself.
  12. You know, the very first time I came across COTH...

    You know, the very first time I came across COTH I was shocked.

    I'm a naive Australian who has never heard of having a trainer, boarding horses, keeping horses stabled 24-7, or even 12 hours a...
  13. The wintec pro dressage is one of the best in the...

    The wintec pro dressage is one of the best in the Wintec range.
    They look and feel the most like a traditional saddle. They fit well, and are very very comfortable.

    My mother brought one cheap ...
  14. The thing is, I have a great lease on the...

    The thing is, I have a great lease on the Trainers horse.
    As in, it's so cheap its practically a free lease on an advanced ex eventer / dressage horse.

    I really don't want to give up on the...
  15. Unprofessionalism at the barn (Talking about others)

    I am at a very nice barn leasing a horse.
    All is going well, except sometimes I feel like the knives are in my back before I hit the end of the driveway.

    The BO and her daughter the trainer are...
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    My advice, Do it while you can. Just be safe and...

    My advice, Do it while you can. Just be safe and look after your body.

    Sounds like you are young enough and fit enough to be able to do this physically so why not. Just be careful not to get too...
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    I think it's a sad state of affairs when a pair...

    I think it's a sad state of affairs when a pair of adults who own their own farm have to be careful about hurting little poopsies feelings / pussyfooting around entitled youngster.

    Sounds like...
  18. Firstly, rule out any health problems. Sounds...

    Firstly, rule out any health problems. Sounds like he is resisting due to pain, and not trying to get you off or being a prig for the sake of it.

    I would look at his soundness issues, and his...
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    Dear Trainer. Thank you for letting me lease...

    Dear Trainer.

    Thank you for letting me lease your advanced dressage schoolmaster, for the cost of her shoes.

    Thank you not kicking me to the curb after our first lesson. Where I forgot my...
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    It's a huge pet peeve of mine when people assume...

    It's a huge pet peeve of mine when people assume because I have a horse / am involved in horses that I have all the time in the world for me to give their snot nose brats pony rides, provide them...
  21. The 11 year old Elementry dressage horse that...

    The 11 year old Elementry dressage horse that could wtc collected , laterals, extensions, 10 metre canter circles, yet could not reinback. He threw a fit if you asked and would just tuck his head to...
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    It's a tradeshow, its worse than going to a candy...

    It's a tradeshow, its worse than going to a candy store without your wallet.

    All you want to do is buy that fantastic saddle/bridle/wonderbit/insert piece of tack here, and you can't. Then you...
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    The day before the show paint the hooves black. ...

    The day before the show paint the hooves black.
    The morning of the show, cut an onion in half, and rub and buff over the hooves with the cut side of the onion. When at the ring, spray hairspray...
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    I wear Ralph Lauren Slim Fit. I resent the...

    I wear Ralph Lauren Slim Fit.

    I resent the comment that because I like to wear quality, well made shirts which hold up after years of abuse it makes me "less of a horseperson".
    I ride 7 days a...
  25. Here is some photos of Midas the wonder horse ...

    Here is some photos of Midas the wonder horse

    At his very first show, 2 months off the track, he doesn't have a roman nose!
    http://www.facebook.com/home.php#/photo.php?pid=2257188&id=593292906
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