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    For every positive working student situation of...

    For every positive working student situation of someone who "made it" going this route, there are about 10 people with negative experiences related to miscommunication, overwork, unfairness, lack of...
  2. Correct, and not what I am used to either. I hope...

    Correct, and not what I am used to either. I hope this is not becoming the norm for training/showing programs. I'll need to do more research into my next barn...
  3. I think this may be part of what I'm...

    I think this may be part of what I'm experiencing. The first barn I described above was fun & challenging, and it was all about learning how to ride by doing the most work during quality lessons....
  4. What do you expect out of a jumping lesson?

    At my first & favorite barn I rode at, we had a great program & instructor.

    During jumping lessons (usually groups of 2-3), we would receive full instruction on the flat (haunches in,...
  5. Due to the previously-mentioned very long horse...

    Due to the previously-mentioned very long horse show days, I have been unable to respond until now!! It is nice to read through what other people have done & know there is a light at the end of the...
  6. What did you do after you realized the 'full-time horse job' route was not for you?

    Would appreciate any advice/help:

    Despite my previous knowledge of how difficult and demanding it is to work as a full-time horse professional, and my extensive experience working at barns...
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    Thank you! It is very helpful to read and learn...

    Thank you! It is very helpful to read and learn from other people's opinions!
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    Good to keep in mind, thanks :)

    Good to keep in mind, thanks :)
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    Canter Cuties - Critique My Eye

    I'm trying to refine my eye for looking at confirmation/overall horse with OTTBs, and would love to know if these selections have some potential. I am NOT actively looking for a horse, but am looking...
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    Do most horses need grain?

    At nearly every barn I have ever been to, the horses are fed large scoops of grain twice per day. With that, they get a few flakes of hay.

    In between those meals, they may or may not be turned...
  11. Canon VIXIA HF R400. I just recently spent a...

    Canon VIXIA HF R400.

    I just recently spent a long time researching camcorders and this is what I ultimately bought. Best part is that it was under $200 (and I got the SanDisk 32GB Extreme 45mb/s...
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    I've been eyeing the Equiwing after I rode in my...

    I've been eyeing the Equiwing after I rode in my trainer's Royal Riders and was surprised by how much I loved the light-weight composite, but didn't want to spend that much $$.

    Follow-up...
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    People always talk about how boarding barns don't...

    People always talk about how boarding barns don't make any money. For the average barn in Westchester (or any similar area), are they charging those prices because the property taxes and cost of...
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    Okay, follow-up questions spawning from utter...

    Okay, follow-up questions spawning from utter disbelief:
    1. What kinds of jobs do parents have to be able to afford this for their kids?
    2. Can you even insure that much in a bank account? What do...
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    I wish the shows themselves would take a more...

    I wish the shows themselves would take a more active role in this. What is preventing shows from actually paying pro photographers to be there, much like paying a steward (rather than just a photo...
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    Sorry to bring this back after so long… I'm...

    Sorry to bring this back after so long…

    I'm looking to buy several pairs because my current Tailored Sportsmans (size 30) that I've had for about five years are too small to fit how they really...
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    Spinoff: Quality Non-Rated Shows

    Spinoff of the thread about horse shows being prohibitively expensive - want to make a list of your favorite recommended local shows with decent quality judging/competition/etc?
  18. Can always count on COTH for great info! I...

    Can always count on COTH for great info!

    I will look more into commercial (not residential) real estate. I also never knew Geologists earned so much! Anyone know anything about landscape...
  19. "Other" (non-medical) careers to support horses?

    I've been asked to write down my "dream career" that I see myself doing in 10 years from now, but without a thorough knowledge of the incredible number of options/possibilities out there, I feel like...
  20. Follow-up: I just looked at the dates, and I...

    Follow-up: I just looked at the dates, and I didn't realize it takes place directly over New Year's Eve/Day this year...
  21. I've audited it twice in the past and it is an...

    I've audited it twice in the past and it is an amazing learning opportunity. It does not cost any $ to go and listen. As someone else said, the riders are fantastic, so the clinic moves along very...
  22. Wow, cool opportunities to look at! Do you know...

    Wow, cool opportunities to look at! Do you know of any recommended sites like this that are more US-focused by chance?
  23. Live-in house/barn-sitting while owner on vacation question

    Completely random question, I am asking for the sake of curiosity and learning new information.

    I've heard of people getting into interesting situations where they live in an owner's house while...
  24. I will PM you! Thanks to CoTHers I have a list of...

    I will PM you! Thanks to CoTHers I have a list of about 10 possibilities, with 3 that I am really serious about because they are in locations I was already focused on anyway with job availability...
  25. This has generated a lot of great information! I...

    This has generated a lot of great information! I will try to respond to the major points:

    First, I received several helpful and encouraging PM inboxes with great suggestions. I think the point has...
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