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    Any update yet?

    Any update yet?
  2. I find it easiest to have extra items in the...

    I find it easiest to have extra items in the trailer such as buckets, brushes, fly spray, etc. that live in the trailer. That way I don't forget something and the only things I have to pack are...
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    We have our tie rails placed behind the posts and...

    We have our tie rails placed behind the posts and bolted. That way if they pull on it, they are pulling the rail into the posts.
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    We are using 3 x 3 x 8 foot bales. Our tractor...

    We are using 3 x 3 x 8 foot bales. Our tractor can lift them but we feed them by the flake. You could set them outside the pen, tarp them and feed by the individual flakes.
  5. Thread: Aiming for a 1*

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    Jealoushe: I sent you a Pm. Nancy!

    Jealoushe: I sent you a Pm.

    Nancy!
  6. Thread: Aiming for a 1*

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    Jealoushe:

    Totally off topic - but I checked out your blog. Love the photos and your heelers. I grew up in Kingston and your farm reminds me of riding there. We have heelers as well but now I live in BC.
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    Running by is an issue of straightness. Practice...

    Running by is an issue of straightness. Practice corners and skinnys in show jumping. Using a wing can help with straightness as well.
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    This Gallagher fencing unit is available in...

    This Gallagher fencing unit is available in Canada so I imagine it would be available in the States as well.

    www.Gallagher.co.nz/smartfence/

    I would buy it if I was doing portable as I've seen...
  9. Last year both hubby and I went cat skiing and...

    Last year both hubby and I went cat skiing and that was when I realized if we got caught in an avalanche, I needed to have something in place before I went. Talked to a close horse friend and she...
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    I moved from training to prelim after several...

    I moved from training to prelim after several success seasons at training. I agree with others that it is a rider fear. Here in Canada, our prelim is 3'9" for small and 3'7" for xc.

    I found that...
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    We are on our second LQ - this one is bigger and...

    We are on our second LQ - this one is bigger and so much room to store things. During the summer, I keep it fully stocked except for some food. I keep all my show clothes in it and it has it's own...
  12. http://www.doversaddlery.com/swinging-rug-rack-3-a...

    http://www.doversaddlery.com/swinging-rug-rack-3-arms/p/X1-27065/

    these work great.
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    Didn't have one for our first LQ and over the...

    Didn't have one for our first LQ and over the years, it took me longer to unhook as I would have to have a break from cranking. New to us LQ has one. LOVE it! I just stand there and thank it every...
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    Wow, you really did have a major change. I am...

    Wow, you really did have a major change. I am now 53. I went to prelim with my first eventer, home bred and raised. His 1/2 sister I got to pre-training. She is more of a push than the gelding...
  15. Thread: Modular homes

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    We went with a modular as well. Had it replace a...

    We went with a modular as well. Had it replace a crappy mobile that we lived in for years. I drew up plans with a company but then ended up going with another company that already had one made that...
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    I think you should be able to fire your agent as...

    I think you should be able to fire your agent as he didn't do the contract as stated. I would personally close the boarding and keep your own horses at home. You can always trailer out for lessons...
  17. I would also suggest another person ride the...

    I would also suggest another person ride the horse in the first class when he is ready to go. Rider may be nervous and is not asking him to go.
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    I had a close call one day at an event when...

    I had a close call one day at an event when another rider circled behind the jump as I was 2 strides from it. I managed to turn quickly and sharply but bumped my friend who was coming over the oxer...
  19. Thread: Biting

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    Biting

    My 4 year old orphan went to a little show the other day and did fabulous. At least until I went to leave. Apparently someone cross tied their horse outside of her stall and then went between her...
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    We are on our second LQ trailer. Wanted to...

    We are on our second LQ trailer. Wanted to upgrade to a larger one. Our first had a dinette and I would always get that over a couch. Hate having to eat on the tables that come with couches. Our...
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    Seriously - she is responsible for herself. She...

    Seriously - she is responsible for herself. She is not a beginner. The coach is the coach - don't let someone bully you into something.
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    We raised an orphan 4 years ago after the mare...

    We raised an orphan 4 years ago after the mare died 5 days after foaling. Cinder Ella (named by the neighbours kids before she became an orphan) was raised on a bottle for 4 months. She didn't want...
  23. I would go with the 4 horse. I rarely haul 4...

    I would go with the 4 horse. I rarely haul 4 horses at a time but often use the "stallion stall" (with floor to ceiling divider) to haul hay, wheelbarrow and tack boxes.

    I would avoid Exiss as...
  24. I sometimes just double them up and put them...

    I sometimes just double them up and put them under the crown piece if not doing it for too long.
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    I love my Mountain Horse boots as well. I am on...

    I love my Mountain Horse boots as well. I am on my second pair for their third year. Had the first pair for probably 5 years and didn't take great care of them but they lasted.
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