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  1. I don't remember the name of the barn, could...

    I don't remember the name of the barn, could drive there - about 1 1/2 hours away...good idea to edit, thank you for posting
  2. Wish I had bought this horse - know where he is anyone?

    A few years ago I tried out an Arab/QH cross from a hunter barn in Cary NC. He was grey and his name was Dudley - my vet nixed him as a prospect for me, not b/c of anything wrong with him, just as a...
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    Manure Spreader...

    Can anyone suggest a manure spreader? We don't need anything large or fancy...
    Thanks!
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    She is a triathalete and very muscular and feared...

    She is a triathalete and very muscular and feared her muscles mass was making her grip - I guess that wasn't well stated. Yes, sitting trot and bareback are good ideas for her. I have a pony she can...
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    Execises for a strong leg

    I have a friend who is riding a new horse and a bit nervous. She is wanting to get "grippy" with her leg.

    Other than time in two point and working without stirrups to build a strong leg, what can...
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    Oh, I would also advise getting Runner's World...

    Oh, I would also advise getting Runner's World magazine. They have lots of good tips and will get you psyched up for your run.

    Check out the book Born to Run, can't remember the author. A fun read...
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    I agree with properly fitting shoes - a must!!...

    I agree with properly fitting shoes - a must!! Shin splints could be caused by shoes without enough support.

    Also, increase gradually - and make sure you are doing 1 long, slow distance run per...
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    Cheval, I had to laugh - I have that useless crap...

    Cheval, I had to laugh - I have that useless crap cluttering my brain too...haven't we all heard, " Do this, this and this, but don't think too much!" Ha!!

    I was tense! I remember thinking, "My...
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    Thanks again to the last two posters...I ride on...

    Thanks again to the last two posters...I ride on my own and really need your input!

    You're right - we don't fall in as much on the corners, which makes a very good point and a visual I can rely...
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    Thanks to those who replied - Yes, I do have a...

    Thanks to those who replied - Yes, I do have a problem with not enough or uneven contact. I am only riding training level so appreciate the practical help and suggestions. I am quite sure I'm not...
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    I was thinking as I read your post how lucky you...

    I was thinking as I read your post how lucky you are to have a saddle you are comfortable in!! As long as your horse is comfortable too...don't change!!

    If it ain't broke...

    It is sooooo hard...
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    Falling Through Rider's Leg on Circles

    This was a comment from a judge about my ride on Saturday. I am trying to put my leg on!! Help!

    Suggestions appreciated. The only thing I can think to add is that I'm short and wonder if my old...
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    leaning out at canter

    I can't believe I'm admitting this after all my years of riding, but I'm still leaning out a bit at the canter on a 20m circle (me, not my horse) I rode in a synthetic saddle and it was off kilter...
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    Pony-tude

    I call it "pony-tude."

    I have a sweet, pushy, Haflinger. Maturity and cosistency have both helped a lot! He WILL test a new rider, but now is very soft when he realizes they know what they're...
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    I'm getting ready for the "Run for the Bluegrass"...

    I'm getting ready for the "Run for the Bluegrass" half marathon in Lexington KY March 31. I can't wait! The course starts at Keeneland and runs through the blue grass country and past farms. A horse...
  16. Thread: Extensions 101

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    Oh, and my favorite new line when I mess up will...

    Oh, and my favorite new line when I mess up will now be, " es no bueno." Ha!
  17. Thread: Extensions 101

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    Thank you for the responses - I have my work cut...

    Thank you for the responses - I have my work cut out for me!

    I appreciate the time you all took to help :-)
  18. Thread: Extensions 101

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    Extensions 101

    How do YOU receive your finest trot extensions? I know it's difficult to be succinct, but would love to hear from some folks.

    ETA: Perhaps "achieve" would be more appropriate than receive...?
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    Happy Horsemanship - can't think of the author....

    Happy Horsemanship - can't think of the author. More hunter world, but correct and basic with cute illustrations
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    I can't wait to buy the book and some of the...

    I can't wait to buy the book and some of the others mentioned.

    We really do need to leave positive comments on Amazon so that the publishers will want to publish sequels...

    Thank you OP! New...
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    Fun Words

    Fish, 17 years ago I moved to the state that, "fixes to carry their boy to the Doctor..." It took some getting used to!

    Although not highly educated (three years of college, no degree), I do enjoy...
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    "Pleasant to watch with nice harmony" It's all...

    "Pleasant to watch with nice harmony"

    It's all because of my wonderful horse - I just try to do him a bit of justice. If it weren't for me he could be moving up...oh well.
  23. Thread: Workman like?

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    Revisiting post - I received a "very capable...

    Revisiting post - I received a "very capable pair" comment and KNEW I should be happy with that one at training!!

    I'm going to head over to the favorite judge's comment post...too fun!

    Thank...
  24. Thread: Workman like?

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    Thanks for the replies...I am happy now! Thought...

    Thanks for the replies...I am happy now! Thought maybe it meant clunky -
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    I've got your back Sansena - I have never used an...

    I've got your back Sansena - I have never used an AC and have 3 horses whom I observe and am sensitive to and know how they're feeling but they've never "spoken" to me.

    I thought it was "hoo-ha"...
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