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    See EV105.1 and Appendix 3 1.2 So a...

    See EV105.1

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    Appendix 3 1.2


    So a rider who has completed a Prelim competition with a qualifying score (Prelim NQR) can enter the Training 3-Day witrh a horse that has only 2 (instead of...
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    Of course there are. The first horse I had as a...

    Of course there are. The first horse I had as a junior had a nasty accident related to tying when he was a 3 yo (long before I got him), and he never forgot it. And we found ways to cope. But that...
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    Walking courses, checking scores, and using the...

    Walking courses, checking scores, and using the portapotty scarcely count as "socializing".
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    It all deoends on context. As an Eventer,...

    It all deoends on context.

    As an Eventer, "Novice" means "jumps 3'" and "Intermediate" means "jumps 3'9".

    But they are likely to mean different things in a different context.

    Yes, "Novice"...
  5. I have had the same farrier for 20 years. He...

    I have had the same farrier for 20 years. He PREFERS to work on his own. He tells me what day he is coming, I leave a check in an envelope, put halters on the horses, and leave the horses in the...
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    It is a sticky on Off Course- right above this...

    It is a sticky on Off Course- right above this thread
  7. I was there. Updated with the program in fornt...

    I was there.

    Updated with the program in fornt of me- there were 10 foals, of which 5 (3 fillies, 2 colts) made Premium.

    There were 14 mares inspected (7 without foals and 7 with) of which two...
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    Well, first of all, they will have to decide...

    Well, first of all, they will have to decide which of the people who ALREADY have UK passports, but have some connection to Scotland, will get Scottish passports. Then they can worry about others....
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    Oh, I quite agree. It was the statement that the...

    Oh, I quite agree. It was the statement that the Irish economy after independance started with the "Celtic Tiger" boom that I was taking exception to.
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    The Irish had their own currency, the Punt, or...

    The Irish had their own currency, the Punt, or Irish Pound, from shortly after their independance. It was tied to the British Pound, 1:1, until Ireland switched to Euros.
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    Huh? The economy of Ireland was pretty...

    Huh?

    The economy of Ireland was pretty depressed for the first 50 years after independance, with massive emmigration because there were not jobs.
  12. I had a horse that DIED (septic arthritis) from a...

    I had a horse that DIED (septic arthritis) from a barbed wire injury.

    The Barn Owner had repalced the barbed with with more horse friendly fencing, and claimed that ALL the barbed wire had been...
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    That is the weirdest interpretation of what DMK...

    That is the weirdest interpretation of what DMK wrote.

    To paraphrase, this is what I understood, in slightly different words.

    If the horse is GREAT at <my riding focus> (and tying is not an...
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    It may be a regional thing, becuase I can not...

    It may be a regional thing, becuase I can not think of a one-day show that OFFERS stalls.

    And I am thinking about Hunter Jumper shows, not just Eventing and Dressage.
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    During the hunt breakfast?

    During the hunt breakfast?
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    This has been rehashed MANY times here. Like...

    This has been rehashed MANY times here.

    Like everything else, both being tied outside the trailer, and being left inside the trailer for an extended time are things that need to be TAUGHT. You...
  17. Just my pride.

    Just my pride.
  18. In my case, this was at the Connemara show,and I...

    In my case, this was at the Connemara show,and I forgot tht the lines were set on an 11 foot stride. We had been doing the 3'6" jumpers at HITS.

    She came in way too deep (my fault). stopped, and...
  19. You mean like this?

    You mean like this?
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    Depends on your definition of "minor". There are...

    Depends on your definition of "minor". There are many things that would make the horse too lame to pass the jog, but would clear up in a couple of weeks. Abscesses, stone bruises an over-reaches ...
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    We were in Normandy about 10 years ago, and the...

    We were in Normandy about 10 years ago, and the Canadian Museum at Juno Beach was by far the best one.

    I found it annoying, earlier this year, when the news coverage of the D-Day anniversary acted...
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    XC ride times are up now.

    XC ride times are up now.
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    If you want to protect the grass, bear in mind...

    If you want to protect the grass, bear in mind that there is a M.A.R.E study that shows that horses eat just as much grass in 4 hours of grazing per day as they do in 24 hours of grazing per day....
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    The price of a horse is what someone is willing...

    The price of a horse is what someone is willing to pay for it.

    Even considering that, there is not enough information to tell whether $12,000, or even $5,000, in overpriced, right on, or the...
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    VHSA memberships. You do not need to be a VHSA...

    VHSA memberships.

    You do not need to be a VHSA member to show at the VHSA "Associate" shows. There is no non-member fee.

    But if you want to qualify for finals or year end points, you and the...
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