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  1. I'm walking behind right now....have tried the...

    I'm walking behind right now....have tried the double longing - but tend to not do that except for turns. Longing hurts my hip.

    I have been using the top rings on the surcingle for the most part ...
  2. Retraining the horse who turns in to you.

    So my husband has a nice little horse who has decided that the husband is too big for him to ride (the horse has an overly flexible back), so we were discussing whether we could teach him to drive.
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    I'd totally go for a reasonably priced custom!!! ...

    I'd totally go for a reasonably priced custom!!! There are some made in Sweden for the bizarre icey conformation, but they are like $400!!!! Plus you have to have them shipped, and then they may or...
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    I'll look at the QH ones. His sheet is a riders...

    I'll look at the QH ones. His sheet is a riders international - and even with that I have the top strap on the loosest setting and the lower strap on a much tighter setting.

    I like the Centaur -...
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    blankets for mutants?

    So my pony (which is an Icelandic) is a total mutant when it comes to blanketing.

    Right now I have a sheet which fits so-so, but (as bizarre as it sounds) will need to get him a mid-weight for...
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    Poll: FWIW - my vet sez that the whiskers are...

    FWIW - my vet sez that the whiskers are 'vibrassae'? or something similar.

    Each one apparently has it's own region in the brain for interpreting what it is feeling.

    Cutting them off seems to...
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    Don't know if these run big - but they do have a...

    Don't know if these run big - but they do have a 6....

    http://www.hastilowusa.com/bits/abbey-bits/hilary-vernon-collection/hanging-cheek-mullen-mouth.html
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    Allegra makes me dizzy - Zyrtec keeps me up all...

    Allegra makes me dizzy - Zyrtec keeps me up all nite.

    I MOSTLY use Astepro for antihistamine type stuff. You spray it up your nose - it's topical (also scrip only).
    Add in Nasonex (a spray up...
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    If you truly cannot hit the stirrup - DON'T FORCE...

    If you truly cannot hit the stirrup - DON'T FORCE IT!

    I was NEVER able to hit the stirrup to mount....went on a riding vacation and the only way to mount was from the ground. Ripped my labrum off...
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    Yesterday I tried the thinline in the 1/4"...

    Yesterday I tried the thinline in the 1/4" thickness...it did seem to help more than the ultra...

    Which kind of wierds me out since the 3/16" is supposed to be more for rider comfort....
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    I most definitely do NOT have room for something...

    I most definitely do NOT have room for something like sheepskin in the saddle.

    The saddle itself is pretty comfy - but I'm trying to get my pony's machine-gun like trot smoothed out and it seemed...
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    Anybody tried Thinline's seat saver?

    Contemplating trying one, but am not sure if riding on rubbertype stuff would be gross or not.

    ???
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    I have the 3 horse slant stock/combo, so can't...

    I have the 3 horse slant stock/combo, so can't comment on living quarters...

    But we LIKE it!

    Hauled household goods from Tx to Wa, use it for a farm trailer, use it to haul the ponies....
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    totally dying to know if they will work in a...

    totally dying to know if they will work in a covered arena! do they have any type of trail, money back type of thing?
  15. Check the informed designs bits on hastilow usa's...

    Check the informed designs bits on hastilow usa's website.

    http://www.hastilowusa.com/bits/abbey-bits/hilary-vernon-collection/loose-ring-mullen-mouth.html
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    Well bummer - Lightstar doesn't go as far as...

    Well bummer - Lightstar doesn't go as far as Washington....Has anybody heard of Belvoir? That's who the light star guy recommended....
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    west coast haulers?

    We are thinking about taking our horses from the Seattle area to San Francisco for a month over the winter.

    Gets them some specialized training, and gets us out of the darkest part of the winter...
  18. Correct. In hand work. She is one of Bent...

    Correct. In hand work. She is one of Bent Branderup's "people". As for the instruction - it is much more comprehensive than I can find elsewhere.

    Ain't nobody in this neck of the woods does it...
  19. I have a wonky leg....the ground work is...

    I have a wonky leg....the ground work is definitely carrying over to under saddle. A lot of the stuff I would have teaching from the saddle at all.
  20. So the monthly thing is her webinars...the 'whole...

    So the monthly thing is her webinars...the 'whole plan' is more for the actual training. That's where all the exercises and explanations are.

    She has her original webinars online for free if you...
  21. I have not ordered from them, but had an email...

    I have not ordered from them, but had an email exchange with them. The owner seems to be very accommodating!
  22. I have been "doing" that course. Finding it very...

    I have been "doing" that course. Finding it very valuable....and my pony likes it!
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    anybody tried this in a covered arena yet? ...

    anybody tried this in a covered arena yet?

    thinking about taking the car gps in and seeing if I get any signal today.
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    Yeah - the angles look right, but it sits high in...

    Yeah - the angles look right, but it sits high in front. The front panels squish down, but it's still slightly pommel high.
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    Are swiss panels adjustable?

    Basically what the title sez.

    Just got a used spirig in to try on the hubby's horse. The head plate matches tracings well - but the front panels are FULL!

    Is it possible to adjust these, or...
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