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  1. A riding club friend has one. She has had it not...

    A riding club friend has one. She has had it not quite a year and she seems to love it. I've only been in it once, but I was very jealous...hehe. It looked to me that it was well thought as to...
  2. I have two TBs one is 20 and the other OTTB is 7....

    I have two TBs one is 20 and the other OTTB is 7. I have been working 40+ hours per week. I ride 5-6 days per week. Some days I only have time to ride one of them, and some days I ride both. Both...
  3. Luckily, my older horse can be ridden with one...

    Luckily, my older horse can be ridden with one hand which I frequently do when trail riding(w/t/c). My younger horse can be ridden with one hand at the walk, and hoping she will learn to do the...
  4. Can't really remember, but I'm guessing in the...

    Can't really remember, but I'm guessing in the 50-100 range. When I was a kid, I worked at a trail ride barn and guided or rode tail when we took people out. There were around 20 horses and we rode...
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    My friend has a Fresian cross. The horse's...

    My friend has a Fresian cross. The horse's temperment is great, but the horse does not have great stamina, suffers from allergies and anhidrosis. As some others have mentioned, she is not great in...
  6. In my horse owning history, I have owned three...

    In my horse owning history, I have owned three red bays with no white, one brown and white roany app, one black and white snow cap app, and two chestnuts. One of the chestnuts has just a small star...
  7. Henebry no longer boards. I used to board there...

    Henebry no longer boards. I used to board there and loved it. I have a friend at Summerhill and she loves it(not sure of board amount). I also have a friend at Norwood and she likes it. ( has been...
  8. How about Steal ( as in steal my heart) or Steel.

    How about Steal ( as in steal my heart) or Steel.
  9. I have one on two of my saddles and I can...

    I have one on two of my saddles and I can honestly say I have never used either one. I guess they just give me a sense of security by being there.
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    I like the looks of the Sportage, but I tried to...

    I like the looks of the Sportage, but I tried to buy one a few years ago and it gave me the most incredibly bad headaches within 10 minutes of riding in it. Had to return it. I have had one of the...
  11. I purchased an OTTB mare end of last Nov. The...

    I purchased an OTTB mare end of last Nov. The first thing I had done (after a pre-purchase) was have my accupuncture/chiro vet out to give my mare the once over. She only did some chiro on her(very...
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    I joined an active riding club. We communicate on...

    I joined an active riding club. We communicate on facebook and people are always posting things like Hey, who wants to ride tomorrow? Before I had met alot of people in the riding club, I used to go...
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    I have been playing around with bits for my 7yo...

    I have been playing around with bits for my 7yo OTTB mare. Although she is older, she was quite green when I got her last fall. I initially had her in a rubber snaffle(D ring) She really chewed on...
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    I would definitely do it. I have been doing some...

    I would definitely do it. I have been doing some ground work with my 7yo OTTB mare that I got last November. I took her to an obstacle clinic a few weeks ago and just did everything "in hand". She...
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    I thought 4.25 is 4 and 1/4? Is my aging mind...

    I thought 4.25 is 4 and 1/4? Is my aging mind playing tricks on me?
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    I am lucky because my dog doesn't really get...

    I am lucky because my dog doesn't really get bothered by loud noises. My sister's two dogs are afraid of loud noises fireworks mostly, not so much thunder. The only problem with them is that they...
  17. Where in central Va? I am in the Richmond...

    Where in central Va? I am in the Richmond area(west end) and could recommend a couple of places. PM if interested.
  18. The best way to get your rythmn is to use a...

    The best way to get your rythmn is to use a metronome( or the metronome app as another poster mentioned) Then you can go online and find music in that BPM range depending if you want to increase or...
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    Just leave a check for board(small private barn,...

    Just leave a check for board(small private barn, just myself and one other boarder) on the tack room door. Vet bills- If it is a scheduled visit need to pay at the time, emergency will be billed....
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    I sometimes do the word thing that another poster...

    I sometimes do the word thing that another poster mentioned. Another thing I tried is singing something that has a beat that goes with my horses rythmn. It seems to let me loosen up and go with the...
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    I call my mini "monkey butt". She is black, but...

    I call my mini "monkey butt". She is black, but the hair closest to her fanny and the inside of her back legs is the reddish brown color so she reminds me of those crazy monkeys that have the colored...
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    My mini aussie does it occasionally. She will get...

    My mini aussie does it occasionally. She will get excited when she is playing with my sister's large shepherd/collie mix outside. She will run around the deck, off the deck, around the picnic...
  23. I got my recent horse OTTB not off canter, even...

    I got my recent horse OTTB not off canter, even though I had perused that extensively. I found her on a site called Virginia Equestrian. It has a ton of classified ads for everything from horses for...
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    I am having the same problem with my 7 yo mare....

    I am having the same problem with my 7 yo mare. She had been off the track for quite a while when I got her(end of Nov), but had just been used for occasional trail rides. I have been doing most of...
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    I've owned two standard size Aussies in the past....

    I've owned two standard size Aussies in the past. My last one was awesome(blue merle female). She went with me pretty much everywhere. Didn't need a leash as she was very bonded with me and had...
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