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  1. Just to muddy the picture, the Chinese in the...

    Just to muddy the picture, the Chinese in the Middle Ages had quite the navy and were transporting armies and cavalry anywhere they could. They could have made the west coast on the Japanese current...
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    Always assume the horse is presented to you the...

    Always assume the horse is presented to you the best it can be. It is customary to turn them out like at a show(no braids) and prep them before you get there. That's OK, if you like one, you can set...
  3. Don't think this OP has a horse just yet.

    Don't think this OP has a horse just yet.
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    They do say "Lots of miles for his age" which...

    They do say "Lots of miles for his age" which might not be as dire as you are assuming. Lots of people don't go the itty bitty jump routine, especially with one on the Jumper track. 3' is not that...
  5. Get more specific with your messages. If a busy...

    Get more specific with your messages. If a busy trainer gets a "I was wondering if you give lessons..." They'll blow it off. If they hear " I would like to set up weekly lessons on a school horse...
  6. OK, I get it. What you are paying is fair and I...

    OK, I get it. What you are paying is fair and I would stick with flat rate.
  7. On the topic of the land bridge, diversity and...

    On the topic of the land bridge, diversity and movement of mammals from the Miocene thru the Pliocene and Pleistocene, current thought is there was no THE land bridge. There were many times as the...
  8. Huh? I think 541hunter is taking about what she...

    Huh? I think 541hunter is taking about what she gets for doing the gate at rated shows...you are talking about entry fees I think...?
  9. God, I am sorry to hear that. Thoughts are with...

    God, I am sorry to hear that. Thoughts are with you and Bear.

    Did know one that stuck it's nose through some opening and managed to break its jaw and require surgery. Younger horse, otherwise...
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    Need your general area to estimate. Makes a huge...

    Need your general area to estimate. Makes a huge difference if the land is 4,000 or less an acre, 40k or 400k because whoever owns the property has to pay taxes based on that valuation and that...
  11. Any updates?

    Any updates?
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    It probably works better to work a few fences...

    It probably works better to work a few fences into a few of your flatwork days. Like, maybe, 1 or 2 jumps that you can move around each session one vertical, one oxer, maybe jump them 2 or 3 times...
  13. Well, great. Put "if you do not see your rider #...

    Well, great. Put "if you do not see your rider # here you are NOT ENTERED and will not be allowed in the ring without an add slip".

    Just post the order of go before the class starts and announce...
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    And now it's going to be 1.4m this season. ...

    And now it's going to be 1.4m this season.

    Didnt want to do the snippet type quotes, rather be sure nothing changes in the originals.
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    This one too since the story is a little different

    This one too since the story is a little different
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    Just in case.

    Just in case.
  17. Give a discount for members and charge extra for...

    Give a discount for members and charge extra for non members? Or just charge a non member fee.
  18. I was surprised we got 4 pages out of "I don't...

    I was surprised we got 4 pages out of "I don't like what you wear, it's stupid" Now we are up to 10...
  19. Thread: Thx

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    OP, no offense but you do project a lot of...

    OP, no offense but you do project a lot of emotional baggage into your posts and probably to your horse when you anticipate he may cause some drama.

    If you reread your posts, you can see there is...
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    Are you sure the stabbing motion is not related...

    Are you sure the stabbing motion is not related to the already diagnosed bone spurs on the coffin bone that injections help only slightly and not for long? Could be something in the shoulder...
  21. I would do the least invasive for as long as...

    I would do the least invasive for as long as possible and only add the very invasive joint injections if and when necessary.
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    I dunno, if one of them has been diagnosed with...

    I dunno, if one of them has been diagnosed with recurring uveitis in the past? I wouldn't jump to conclusions. Been around many horses with it over the years and it's not contagious.

    Who would OP...
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    Try lunging in side reins. Some need a little...

    Try lunging in side reins. Some need a little help understanding, side reins are pretty benign and help without forcing used correctly.

    Hes clueless what you want. At the track he ran into the...
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    And then you get ones like my now 26 year old who...

    And then you get ones like my now 26 year old who retired at 22. That one wore shoes from the time it was backed as a race horse(washed out very early on, never made any track) until I had the back...
  25. Well, the shows have been around just not the...

    Well, the shows have been around just not the whole 9 shows in 12 weeks circuit or the A rating. I will check and see what my barn is doing and get back on here to update this thread. In a day or so....
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