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    I just "admired" his ads that use to run "The...

    I just "admired" his ads that use to run "The Equiery" .
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    I personally would have questions on doing...

    I personally would have questions on doing business with someone that thinks a good advertisement of their skills as a trainer is a picture of them jumping over a car.
  3. Right there with you....I would not imagine it...

    Right there with you....I would not imagine it would be good to place a hard to keep horse far from home even if it is milder where you cannot check up on him. They can go down hill so quickly.
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    And I would think you need to know who you are...

    And I would think you need to know who you are dealing with no matter how cheap the price or what the xrays tell you. A horse that wont be suitable for your needs is an expensive horse no matter the...
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    I know I always want to pronounce the name as as...

    I know I always want to pronounce the name as as double dam. But that is why I would never be an announcer!
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    Thanks --I see what you mean--I was blinded by...

    Thanks --I see what you mean--I was blinded by some of the hgher prices - but really some gorgeous horseflesh-and I admire how non-reactive and unflappable the handlers seem to be in the ring.
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    The prices seem "robust" (but why did 82 out of...

    The prices seem "robust" (but why did 82 out of the Shackleford's sister "only" bring $95,000? )
  8. Thread: Cross Country

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    http://www.mittleidereventing.com/mitt/index.php/h...

    http://www.mittleidereventing.com/mitt/index.php/horses/competition-horses
    I think Sara Mittleider is just between big horses--one promising youngster had surgery and the other proven horse is 20...
  9. Thread: Cross Country

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    What if there was actually money involved at the...

    What if there was actually money involved at the upper level--at least top GP horses can deflect some of the huge costs to owners by winnings.
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    I think it is a great idea-- it also allows you...

    I think it is a great idea-- it also allows you to really focus and work on your form as it relates to functiion.
  11. Thread: Cross Country

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    Well FWIW the USA showjumping team was lost in...

    Well FWIW the USA showjumping team was lost in the wilderness for quite a few years. They seem to at this point have a minimum of two reliable top class riders with top horses that can perform...
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    The pedigrees certainly indicate that for this...

    The pedigrees certainly indicate that for this track you were best off with the blood up close. FWIW for the US horses Shamwari has a little more blood like influence than indicated as his granddam...
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    Don't experienced riders know early on in a...

    Don't experienced riders know early on in a course when the going is too yielding to make time?
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    It may also depend on her pedigree on paper...for...

    It may also depend on her pedigree on paper...for example if she was a by a top stallion out of a top or solid mare family....
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    I guess only G&J brillant rounds stayed in my...

    I guess only G&J brillant rounds stayed in my memory--hoping the best for them!
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    Hope Gin and Juice cools out ok--three stops does...

    Hope Gin and Juice cools out ok--three stops does not seem to be her regular performance.
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    I did not think Viney was criticizing any rider's...

    I did not think Viney was criticizing any rider's decsion to retired a tired horse and would applaud the decision to retire-- maybe just wonder about the multitude of decisions across the team...
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    the winners pedigree (hope it is accurate!) :-) ...

    the winners pedigree (hope it is accurate!) :-)

    http://www.allbreedpedigree.com/index.php?query_type=horse&h=KURRAJONG+CONCORDE&g=5&cellpadding=0&small_font=1&l=



    She seems quite...
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    Do they vet check at different points--(meaning ...

    Do they vet check at different points--(meaning do you have to take a vet check into consideration and not just kick on regardless of your horses condition?)
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    will fence 35 be hard to read? I had a hard time...

    will fence 35 be hard to read? I had a hard time figuring it out at first glance--where the top line was...with all that green.....but I think I have bad depth perception!
  21. I felt really bad for the cute pinto -did not...

    I felt really bad for the cute pinto -did not seem to deserve such dunking.
  22. Thanks so much!! I am physically capable as I...

    Thanks so much!!

    I am physically capable as I have no problem digging post holes but board fencing seems to require sawing (chain sawing?) oak boards and then nailing said boards to a hard post...
  23. do they still use oak/locust rails for post and rails (especially in Mid-Atlantic?)

    We only have pine rails around here and without running electric on it the horses can break them by just leaning on them, yet we have some old oak rails from 30-40 years ago that are still in one...
  24. Thread: EIPH and Lasix

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    I do not understand how one is going to breed ...

    I do not understand how one is going to breed this "trait" out of the breed if 99 percent of horses bleed at some point and most horses that race are never used for breeding. Of course I wonder if...
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    I can not understand the economics of using them...

    I can not understand the economics of using them either just because it is convenient--when yearlings frequently do not sell at the sales for enough to cover the normal cost of raising them (stud fee...
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