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  1. Single letter suffix in registered names?

    I've noticed this with some stallions, particularly pony stallions.
    The name contains a letter suffix at the end? Eg Dornik B
    Why is this? What does the letter stand for?
    I am curious to know as I...
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    Mares with discharge

    I have a mare at 160 days infoal to a lovely grp import.
    She is on 30 acres full board for the duration of the pregnancy until I move her to foal. I went to see her today, and checked her back end...
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    How I envy you all! We desperately want to...

    How I envy you all!
    We desperately want to import, but transport from Europe to Australia is $25,000-$30,000
    :(
  4. Yes I've ridden in one, it was physically painful...

    Yes I've ridden in one, it was physically painful for me I had to get off after 15 minutes.

    And as far as Cair goes...I paid to have it replaced with flock in my last bates saddle.
    For the price,...
  5. Teaching the (seriously) short necked horse to stretch

    What methods could I try to teach my 3 year old short necked (fjord neck short!) pony to stretch down into the contact?
    She is very green, like, 2 months under saddle green!
    Stretching for her to...
  6. I will definitely keep taking her out! We will...

    I will definitely keep taking her out!
    We will be sticking to prep (walk trot) until the canter is a bit more
    Organised.
    She really struggles with the canter, it's the hardest gait for her. So a...
  7. I love her and I will never sell her I guess I...

    I love her and I will never sell her
    I guess I wish people would appreciate her for what she can do rather than what she can't (or they perceive her as not being able to) do.

    Happens so much I...
  8. Lol today just gets better and better! Went to...

    Lol today just gets better and better!
    Went to see her today, and had a laugh with my trainer... Apparently the stables vet who treats the lesson horses came for vaccinations and told him that my...
  9. Thank you everyone for your encouragement and the...

    Thank you everyone for your encouragement and the pictures and videos of other non-conformist horses doing dressage.

    Really this problem started with the instructor who sold me the slew of...
  10. Those who ride "off" breeds-How do you keep going when you meet criticism every step?

    I have a Fjord, and she's my heart horse.
    I also love dressage, and have had warmbloods and schoolmasters etc
    Every warmblood I've owned has had problems.
    First was the wobbler
    Second was the...
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    Saddle fit help please?? :(

    I am not happy with how my saddle is fitting my young fjord horse.
    She came back from the trainer and it wasn't to bad, but now it just doesn't seem right.
    I am not sure if it's too narrow?
    It's a...
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    I have the Epsom, I believe it is shorter than...

    I have the Epsom, I believe it is shorter than the Diana. I am short (5'3) and short torso and it is a good fit for me.
    I was told when buying that the Diana is best suited to very tall slender...
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    Anne Appleby is pretty famous for her dressage...

    Anne Appleby is pretty famous for her dressage fjords :)
    She owned Wez, an FEI Fjord in the 90's. He is here
    http://www.angelfire.com/wa/torshome/FjordPower.html

    And the Fjord pictured on the...
  14. When I was selling my beginner safe huge and...

    When I was selling my beginner safe huge and educated to 3rd Hannoverian schoolmaster a year and a half ago, I paid my boss (who is a pro) to come out and ride him for the video. I just sat there for...
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    My mare is the same as mbms colour wise :) She...

    My mare is the same as mbms colour wise :)
    She is what I consider a Brown/Seal Brown
    This is what she looks like clipped up...
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    I was debating posting in this thread or not...

    I was debating posting in this thread or not because this is a really touchy subject for me.
    I'm just like this girl.
    However I AM getting it sorted with professionals.
    I love my horse more than...
  17. ah you are correct :) he must have gone back to...

    ah you are correct :) he must have gone back to NZ, I saw him a couple of times over in Aus last year and the year before.
  18. Stallion Choice for my Mare :) A little help please!

    My mare has an injury and it's looking like it's going to be a long recovery. It has been suggested to me to consider putting her in foal, so she is "useful" whilst she is out of action.

    She's a...
  19. Thread: MSM

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    yep all our horses are on it, along with...

    yep all our horses are on it, along with glucosamine and shark cartlidge. All horses of my trainers are on the MSM too, ranging from 20+ year old lesson horses, Young dressagers, teenaged "low level"...
  20. horse with tight muscles in loin and stabled 24/7

    My mare is into her third week of being inside 24/7 due to a severe injury. She got a strand of electrobraid wrapped around her leg and it ripped open a JUST healed scar :( right to the tendon which...
  21. We have just ordered our dream trailer!! 2 horse...

    We have just ordered our dream trailer!!
    2 horse slant load bumper pull with living area :D
    We are an eventing/dressage family, and staying overnight at remote freezing grounds for ODEs is NOT! So...
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    The disaster rides continue -_- Competition this...

    The disaster rides continue -_- Competition this coming weekend and the weather is awful. Any more rain tonight and wont be able to ride tomorrow cause the arena won't dry! I desperately need a...
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    Frustrated with my horse right now -_- She's...

    Frustrated with my horse right now -_-
    She's got such a "marey" attitude to working. Spend SO long fighting, by the time she quits her shenanigans (jibbing, backing, racing etc) she's dripping in...
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    There's a woman very local to me who has...

    There's a woman very local to me who has literally done this.
    Went over to Europe, with her 20+ years older Husband and bought a VERY fancy horse for a disgustingly huge amount of money from a big...
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    Uneven windpuffs

    I noticed my Fjord now has uneven windpuffs. He has always had windpuffs, but recently the puffs on both the front left and back left have become larger than those on his right legs. I noticed this...
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