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    Yes.

    Yes.
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    Here's a subsequent question: how much you find...

    Here's a subsequent question: how much you find rein stops help to avoid "throwing away" your outside rein?
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    funny example

    Ok, so I was just walking with a cup of coffee in my hand, and a bottled water (with the top on) in the other. Without thinking about it, the hand with the coffee stayed still, while the hand with...
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    PossumHorse, thanks so much for this. We're doing...

    PossumHorse, thanks so much for this. We're doing a lot of exactly this in my lessons, and my instructor is very much, "Be patient, this is improving, it takes time," but I get worried that I'm not...
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    And let me see if I've got this better now,...

    And let me see if I've got this better now, thinking about the wheelbarrow: if you have equal contact both sides of the mouth, if you give with the inside rein and DON'T CHANGE anything on the...
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    These are great! Hand stays firm, elbow gives. I...

    These are great! Hand stays firm, elbow gives. I think I can remember that :) And what a great example the wheelbarrow is!
  7. Let's say the answer to the above question about...

    Let's say the answer to the above question about hips and leg is "NO!" especially in the flexibility department. what exercises would you suggest for fixing your seat?

    Hoping my hand will...
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    I'm sooooo glad to hear this happens to others,...

    I'm sooooo glad to hear this happens to others, too!

    Can anybody clue me as to how to stay connected and steady on the outside without counter-bending? I understand I need some inside leg, but I...
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    accomodations at the Fork?

    Planning to go next April, the Lodge is already totally booked...underwhelmed at hotel options. Any suggestions?
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    boot cleaner (brush type)

    Does anyone know of one that REALLY works? It's mud season on my "farmette," and I really need something to scour it off my muck boots before getting in the car, etc. Ideally, I'd like to have one...
  11. Thread: Bosu ball

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    Bosu ball

    Does anyone have suggestions on exercises to do with one of these to improve your riding? I've heard them recommended but haven't seen specifics. Thanks!
  12. Thread: Shiraz?

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    Thanks :)

    Thanks :)
  13. Thread: Shiraz?

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    Shiraz?

    Does anybody know how he is?
  14. Second - link above takes you to the University's...

    Second - link above takes you to the University's website - nothing I can find on there about the horses for adoption :(
  15. Thanks for the input, 2ndyrgal.

    Thanks for the input, 2ndyrgal.
  16. Yeah, that seems sucky, I just wouldn't want to...

    Yeah, that seems sucky, I just wouldn't want to wait in case they all got gone...do they sell out? Or I wouldn't want to get crappy seats. This is a bucket list thing for me :)
  17. Oh no, COMMENTARY headsets. Although there's a...

    Oh no, COMMENTARY headsets. Although there's a hospitality package that includes them. I was only considering the "cheapy" package that's $595 or thereabouts but does include preferred parking,...
  18. Thanks, Leprechaun! This is what I'm looking for!...

    Thanks, Leprechaun! This is what I'm looking for! Copy on the hotels - have one I like when I go to KHP :) Was just really worried about x-country because there's little info on the site. So you can...
  19. I second tbchick84. My first time. Chime in,...

    I second tbchick84. My first time. Chime in, y'all! And especially, tell me how to work the cross country (what I'm most looking forward to!) Is it worth it to get the reserved parking space? How do...
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    Looking for updates to this ...I have a GPA...

    Looking for updates to this ...I have a GPA Titium and looking for something cooler for summer in the miserable south. Am I SOL?
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    coolest helmets

    As far as keeping your head from roasting in hot weather, I mean...and I'm looking for something in a schooling price range.

    Thanks!
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    I have a question - why would non-horse people...

    I have a question - why would non-horse people buy into an "equestrian community" knowing there were dues for equestrian facilities that they didn't plan to use...and then resent paying them?
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    Wow, so you throw them out in the fields, too?...

    Wow, so you throw them out in the fields, too? How many (I forget, I don't have a catalog handy) bags/count per does it take approx. per acre?
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    Thanks, this is very helpful. I am definitely...

    Thanks, this is very helpful.

    I am definitely looking this in terms of trade offs when trying to hopefully maximize my retirement days: the amount of riding areas/options I can afford and can...
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    fly predators

    Are they helpful if you only do turnout w/run-ins, and pasture poo-picking (into a centralized pile) is...shall we, say...erratic? As opposed to cleaning stalls and generating a good sized heap week...
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