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    For me, If I can get my guy back in a frame he...

    For me, If I can get my guy back in a frame he does not bolt. He ONLY bolts if he can get his head up and under neck going, which can happen quickly. I think using them to redirect his attention...
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    I completely agree on know the when in using draw...

    I completely agree on know the when in using draw reins to prevent bolting/rearing. I would never use them mid bolt/rear. I don't even one rein stop my guy when he bolts because he has nowhere near...
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    Thank you everyone for your responses! SO...

    Thank you everyone for your responses! SO encouraging to hear about draw reins used on horses for emergency brake/safety. This post told me exactly what I wanted to know.

    I have been...
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    The "correct" way to use draw reins

    I am very curious to hear thoughts out there on what people believe is the correct usage of draw reins. I do not personally use them and have heard all kind of theories on what they are supposed to...
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    I like mine quite a bit. Fits well, nice...

    I like mine quite a bit. Fits well, nice details, nice quality leather, and it has held up to my three year old who has trashed two previous bridles that were much more expensive.
  6. Saw them at CDS championships. They are good...

    Saw them at CDS championships. They are good looking!! The horses were not to keen on all the braying for the most part though.
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    Here's my kid. First premium at his Keuring and...

    Here's my kid. First premium at his Keuring and Reserve Champ dressage yearling in the nation with the KWPN. Best brain I've ever come across to boot.

    He looked like a goat a couple months ago,...
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    Great quality for the price, a lot of ladies at...

    Great quality for the price, a lot of ladies at my barn have them and they hold up to wear and tear.
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    HOWEVER I totally agree that the rings should...

    HOWEVER

    I totally agree that the rings should have been re-arranged to be a little more young horse friendly. The enclosed arena they used for the in hand classes would have been much better...
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    I was scribing for the class where this happened,...

    I was scribing for the class where this happened, my yearling competed in the breed show portion of the show, my trainer trains out of the facility used for the show grounds and I board and train my...
  11. Well that is rather off-putting. What is with...

    Well that is rather off-putting. What is with the gross button fly on those breeches? Looks like an outfit for a carnival barker/lion tamer.
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    In my opinion, the Flight is the closest thing to...

    In my opinion, the Flight is the closest thing to a perfect saddle I have ever sat in. In the process of getting my hands on one now. Resell is great, you really can't go wrong. The Icon Star is...
  13. My trainer has a pair of navy patent Deniros with...

    My trainer has a pair of navy patent Deniros with rhinestones and the works and they are much more subtle than you would expect and SO SO SHARP.
  14. I'm bringing my yearling in September to his KWPN...

    I'm bringing my yearling in September to his KWPN keuring and I'm a newbie as well. I'll wish you luck if you wish me luck! My guy has a handler but I'm not so sure he will handle lol. He is great...
  15. Yup my black guy is a pumpkin too. I pulled him...

    Yup my black guy is a pumpkin too. I pulled him off pasture and put him in a stall with a big turnout on the back which has helped a little, but he's gonna look like a goat for his Keuring, no way...
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    If you feel safe with him, do it! It will be a...

    If you feel safe with him, do it! It will be a wonderful learning adventure whether he ends up being the horse you want long term or not. he looks cute and talented enough to sell off with little...
  17. Girl in my area who occasionally lessons with my...

    Girl in my area who occasionally lessons with my trainer has gotten high 50's, low 60's at training, mid 50's at 1st, and high 40's low 50's now at 2nd. Both her and the horse are capable, she just...
  18. Charlotte (and her mother) was just here in town...

    Charlotte (and her mother) was just here in town doing a clinic and being wined and dined by one of the local trainers... It was a very surreal experience to walk around the eq center I ride at and...
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    Blueridgeback... First off, as an overseas buyer...

    Blueridgeback... First off, as an overseas buyer I have the absolute right to cover my bases and seek out other experiences and opinions on a seller not know to me. If you refer back to my first...
  20. Could use some refinement there...:lol:

    Could use some refinement there...:lol:
  21. I've never had a problem with the smartpak pads...

    I've never had a problem with the smartpak pads washing up badly and I like them quit a bit. I also love Horze brand pads - any of the models. They are well made with fun details and pretty colors.
  22. OMG HAHAHAHAHA!!! :lol:

    OMG HAHAHAHAHA!!! :lol:
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    I use the cheapo web reins with stoppers and will...

    I use the cheapo web reins with stoppers and will never use anything else.

    I don't have these, but any variation of this with the leather parts of nice quality is what I buy.... and put on my...
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    Pming you.

    Pming you.
  25. I clean up the ears, clip all whiskers and...

    I clean up the ears, clip all whiskers and beards, lower legs, bridle path, and the sides of the dock of the tail. I'm from HJ land but I've never ridden with a dressage rider who doesn't clip in a...
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