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    Thank you! I'll give it a try!

    Thank you! I'll give it a try!
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    kk ultra squeak!

    I have a kk ultra aurigan eggbutt bit that I use ---and it SQUEAKS---constantly. I clean it regularly with peppermint bit wipes or just water. Last week I put it in our ultrasonic cleaner (used for...
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    I got an email that this horse found a home...

    I got an email that this horse found a home today, thankfully.:)
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    wow guys thank you! the albion saddles were next...

    wow guys thank you! the albion saddles were next on my list spyder thanks!
    I had tried a brand new Stubben (not even on the website yet) called a Porto (they have the same name for a jumping saddle)...
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    seat bones too

    Thanks guys!
    I am assuming I will soon be headed towards a saddle fitter and a custom saddle instead of this trial and error (nauseatingly tedious!) stuff....
    Any thing I am missing?
    Also, as an...
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    Another SADDLE post!

    Okay, I am in the midst of saddle shopping/fitting he** at the moment. I have read many of the COTH posts and have seen some really great advice. I am currently bringing home 2 saddles at a time...
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    I am shocked no one has mentioned Mary Wanless....

    I am shocked no one has mentioned Mary Wanless. Any of her books (Ride With Your Mind)---perhaps the best is For The Good of the Rider. Major accountability for your own body, asymmetries and how to...
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    I just bought a Kieffer crank with gold buckles....

    I just bought a Kieffer crank with gold buckles. It had exactly what I was looking for. I love it and I get more than enough compliments on it. Honestly, I have yet to see a bridle that is looked...
  9. Thread: Anatomic girths

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    I just bought the Collegiate anatomic girth from...

    I just bought the Collegiate anatomic girth from Dressage Extensions; So far i love it.... and more importantly my horse does too. I found the synthetic girths stretch a little too much and I ride a...
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    you guys are fabulous!

    Thank you again for all your responses!!

    My last horse (who was my first purchase) was a 17.3hh Percheron. I bought him because I always fancied the big baroque horses and all I wanted was a good...
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    Thank you for all your input thus far! I have...

    Thank you for all your input thus far!

    I have ridden Friesians (actually more so than WBs). I have actually fallen in love with a very expensive one who is trained up to 3rd level and is probably...
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    horse shopping dilemas

    Hello all!
    I was hoping to hear some words of wisdom regarding horse shopping. I am in the market for a new horse. I am an A/A new to Dressage (have been riding casually for many years: all kinds...
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    You are all fabulous! Thank you ever so much for...

    You are all fabulous! Thank you ever so much for all your input!

    I am looking at several different horses of varying levels of training and this one caught my eye (price, beauty, and from what I...
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    PS the video "out and about" is the same horse;...

    PS the video "out and about" is the same horse; Toby is a different horse.

    Thanks again!
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    Yes, consider price, use of horse and history of...

    Yes, consider price, use of horse and history of horse. Was the horse a jumper or pasture ornament? Radiographs are cheap insurance. Ask a vet that has the same sensibility as yourself. Someone with...
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    Dressage worthy??

    I'd like a little critique on this horse for lower level dressage potential.

    His history is this:
    Coming 7 yr old Friesian gelding with limited formal under saddle training. Was in Rose Parade...
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    Dang! I got my glass of wine! Cheers bogey2,...

    Dang!
    I got my glass of wine!
    Cheers bogey2, siegi and egontoast!!!:)
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    yeikes!

    What is up with the religious fervor?!:eek:

    Ms Snydor is not saying anyone's horse is BAD and she is not making personal attacks on anyone.

    I understand that some people may have differing...
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    A-MEN mp!!! ;)

    A-MEN mp!!! ;)
  20. atr, I wonder about that negative experience you...

    atr,
    I wonder about that negative experience you had... would it be helpful to share?

    I am new to Dressage (h/j, trail, Eng pleasure and --*gasp*-- a little polo in college), a lot of my riding...
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    That was very helpful: thanks!:yes:

    That was very helpful: thanks!:yes:
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    I think there are several interesting points in...

    I think there are several interesting points in this thread...
    Doing it correctly. Especially in dressage. I mean, what is Dressage? I think of underlying mechanics and grace, communication.
    *Who*...
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