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    I use tack shack sales halters. While they don't...

    I use tack shack sales halters. While they don't wear them in turn out, they hang on the fence in the elements while they are out and get bathed along with the horse. One is 7 years old the other is...
  2. Thread: Tying to trailers

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    The inference that if a horse is expensive or too...

    The inference that if a horse is expensive or too valuable it ought not to be tied to a trailer is probably bound to provoke a negative response/opinion, because I'm fairly certain the vast majority...
  3. Thread: Tying to trailers

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    You are seriously not reading that in context? ...

    You are seriously not reading that in context?

    OK, I'll try again in more detail:

    I EXPECT all my horses to have excellent ground manners, and I think there is very little confusion in that...
  4. Thread: Tying to trailers

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    I'm of an age that remembers when you didn't go...

    I'm of an age that remembers when you didn't go to a show with stabling, so tying to the trailer was just something you had to do. We even had halter yearlings that stood tied (the 70's and 80's......
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    Another thing to consider is a horse may be a...

    Another thing to consider is a horse may be a cocky young bastard, and its not so much a case of not loving the job (the horse in question clearly loves jumping big sticks), but the horse may not...
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    I was gonna say, that if all cowboys were fat,...

    I was gonna say, that if all cowboys were fat, there would be no reason to invent the term "buckle bunnies". ;)

    But I'm not sure longevity of an upper level reining career is in the cards....
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    To be fair, I've never seen a cow horse looking...

    To be fair, I've never seen a cow horse looking all happy eared staring down a cow. More like, I'm gonna git you, and git you good! But I double dog dare you to say a cutting horse at the top...
  8. B - look at the ariat volants and see if they...

    B - look at the ariat volants and see if they might be suitable. So far I like them, but I don't ride in them that much, so my experience is not quite relevant (what with Lido being 50% feral with...
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    now that the cat is clipped, I would suggest...

    now that the cat is clipped, I would suggest daily grooming with a "greyhound comb" before the coat grows back so you can have lots of positive grooming sessions.

    I always start and finish with...
  10. She doesn't find distance. Distances find her....

    She doesn't find distance. Distances find her. She is the world's most interesting rider.

    ;)

    Agree with others, sometimes people born with that gift are fairly useless at explaining what comes...
  11. True, free speech really only refers to your...

    True, free speech really only refers to your right not to be tossed in jail for speaking out against the United States government. It does not in any way protect you from the repercussions of...
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    Doubtful. I was braiding my horse (blood bay) in...

    Doubtful. I was braiding my horse (blood bay) in dark blue in 2006 (in GA) and it wasn't like I invented the idea. ;) (some of my finest ideas are stolen).

    If anyone (aka a judge) can actually SEE...
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    I think there is some merit to the idea, however...

    I think there is some merit to the idea, however it will in no way affect the perception bias about subjective judging. Your example includes ice skating - case in point.

    BUT if the organization...
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    Rising star has a 5 yr old Cassini I, Cartier who...

    Rising star has a 5 yr old Cassini I, Cartier who did the 4 yr old young jumpers and is now playing in the hunters and jumpers. I've known him since he was 2, and he's a total muffin, just a complete...
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    I refer to those wide barrel mylers and other...

    I refer to those wide barrel mylers and other similar bits as "mullen-like" because they really are working more like a mullen and less like a traditional snaffle, but no, they are not mullen mouth...
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    The idea behind a forward seat is it gives you...

    The idea behind a forward seat is it gives you more options (you can sit deep if you need to settles for the quiet one) and you can go forward if you need to lengthen. In either event you won't have...
  17. I agree with the less is more/rope halter Buck...

    I agree with the less is more/rope halter Buck Brannaman Glorified Groundwork approach. right now asking him to go in almost any forced frame is probably a physical overload for him. He has a race...
  18. Thread: Kerrits Carrots

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    yeah, carrots and GA. Not a success story!

    yeah, carrots and GA. Not a success story!
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    When you first posted, I thought (grammar aside)...

    When you first posted, I thought (grammar aside) you were doing something similar to Centaur. So on that note, from a business/marketing perspective, take a look at what they are doing well. Most of...
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    I have the old style ones and they are definitely...

    I have the old style ones and they are definitely comfortable (no problem with zipper placement at all), BUT I have been an 8 tall/slim in half chaps through several nicer pairs and the only pair of...
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    my condolences to the Darst family, she will be...

    my condolences to the Darst family, she will be greatly missed...
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    just to clarify, if you want to change the name,...

    just to clarify, if you want to change the name, nothing should prohibit that. Just don't change his history!

    Also you may be able to insure him for mortality and even major med, just with an...
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    not to defend real cyber bullies OR mentally...

    not to defend real cyber bullies OR mentally unbalanced people or sociopaths with guns, I find it amusing (in a ha ha not funny way) that his argument essentially boils down to legislating words, not...
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    I had my trailer for sale on a local fb page for...

    I had my trailer for sale on a local fb page for about 10 days (it was free) - figured I would try that first before using HTW - lots of interest and questions (could I trade, would I take payments,...
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    I'm with Louise - Compared to Ye Olde COTH, there...

    I'm with Louise - Compared to Ye Olde COTH, there are a lot of forums now and I find the interesting development from that change is that before I might learn a few things about other...
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