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    As JrHunterRider said, we love great jumpers!!!...

    As JrHunterRider said, we love great jumpers!!! You can tell the difference...:)
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    I use this exact quote but in reference to a...

    I use this exact quote but in reference to a beautiful "catolog model" large pony who can be one of those "close-your-eyes-and-pray" ride.
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    Basically, if you are coming off you're coming...

    Basically, if you are coming off you're coming off. I have used the "sticky stuff" once in my whole riding career. At a show, one of the workers wiped off my saddle with a towel that had Show Sheen...
  4. Trainer was jumping my horse around 3'6" in the...

    Trainer was jumping my horse around 3'6" in the show ring. He tripped before the line causing a major missed distance and stops but slides into fence. On top of the standards are potted flowers. ...
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    I don't think the color is as much of an issue as...

    I don't think the color is as much of an issue as the head. I know of one fancy small division pony that's a blue roan and constantly in the tricolors in the models.
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    As many have said, most owners lease out their...

    As many have said, most owners lease out their small ponies instead of selling them. There are many reasons for this, and the biggest being that kids outgrow the smalls so fast and with leasing,...
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    It's a great sport that we do, but it is hard to...

    It's a great sport that we do, but it is hard to maintain relationships with people not related to the horse world. For me, I find it hard to live the circuit, and also keep in touch with the...
  8. When you stand in the store looking at a pair of...

    When you stand in the store looking at a pair of Lucky Brand jeans or something similiar and realize that they cost as much as a stall does at an away show, so therefore you might just as well save...
  9. I use Under Armour underneath all my show...

    I use Under Armour underneath all my show clothes. I will wear the pants under my tailored sportsmans (which you will need to purchase in one size larger), and wool socks from Woolrich on my feet. ...
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    My large is by the Welsh stallion Almosta Native...

    My large is by the Welsh stallion Almosta Native and o/o a TB mare named Enchanted Evening with bloodlines tracing back to the Farnley ponies. As of now I intend to keep the baby atleast until I can...
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    The schedule seems to be only for Week IV. I...

    The schedule seems to be only for Week IV. I can't find any schedule for Week VI and I have already requested another prizelist weeks ago and have yet to receive it. :no:
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    HITS Saugerties schedule

    Does anybody have the schedule for week VI (NY Horse & Pony Show) for Saugerties? I can't seem to find the schedule anywhere online.
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    Since this would be her first foal, I was just...

    Since this would be her first foal, I was just going to go with a small to see what she gives us. Her need for time off is not related at all to conformation or an injury. She was badly crashed...
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    Pony breeders- Please help!

    Hi guys-

    Here's my scenario. I own a fancy large pony mare. She's a 10 year old Welsh/TB. She's done the Green Division Ponies and Pony Finals, but needs to take a break from the show ring. ...
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    It is difficult for parents to train their...

    It is difficult for parents to train their children after they reach a certain age. I am a professional with two girls who ride. Both of my daughters ride with another professional at a different...
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    Had a division pony who badly tore his...

    Had a division pony who badly tore his suspensory. He was off for 6 months, then very light walking and trotting for a while. Even when he was able to be in full work, I still felt that his...
  17. In no way was I cheating. When the pony was...

    In no way was I cheating. When the pony was taken out of his stall and measured without any prep work, he was over 13.2 hands. With the right amount of work and preperation, we did get him measured...
  18. I have an awful habit of clucking to people when...

    I have an awful habit of clucking to people when they are walking fast enough in public places or down a sidewalk. And if my children are doing something they shouldn't be doing, I have a way of...
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    $80 total. $50 for mane, and $30 for tail...

    $80 total. $50 for mane, and $30 for tail including tying in a fake tail.
  20. Ride him for a while before getting him measured....

    Ride him for a while before getting him measured. I had a very fancy medium division pony who measured a considerable amount over 13.2 hands. I made sure I picked a day when the weather was...
  21. I am the professional and also the owner of my...

    I am the professional and also the owner of my barn. I do have another trainer who also teaches lessons for me, rides horses, and comes to shows when needed. I have my scheduled teaching days such...
  22. I love to see a horse's USEF number or a link to...

    I love to see a horse's USEF number or a link to show results. And as a trainer, it saves buyers, and the seller even, a lot of time if you put the price of the horse online or a general guideline...
  23. I'm not stepping in about how well trained your...

    I'm not stepping in about how well trained your horse is or is not, and it's not the tack store's right to tell you.

    However, if you say your horse tends to get heavy in the corners, try a...
  24. Leave the grazing muzzle on him. In about a week...

    Leave the grazing muzzle on him. In about a week or so, he will adapt to it and be just fine. I am a professional and all my ponies are muzzled when turned out. At first, they all through fits,...
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    I bought two horses sight unseen. One was a 3'3"...

    I bought two horses sight unseen. One was a 3'3" Pre-Green Hunter that I bought strictly off of a video and had it shipped to me from GA. Lovely horse, everything he was said to be, and one of the...
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