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    Usually TWH's are ridden in Saddle Seat....

    Usually TWH's are ridden in Saddle Seat. Especially in Sidesaddle. They were shown "Back in the Day" by ladies in Saddle seat habits and they used an apron in black or another dark co-ordinating...
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    Thrift store bargains

    One of my friends found a complete Navy blue pinstriped Saddle seat suit and got it for 14.00
    It did need dry cleaning but it came out beautiful. Quite a deal.
    I have found some Sak's and Pendleton...
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    MyssMyst, Find the best teacher you can find to...

    MyssMyst, Find the best teacher you can find to teach you how to ride sidesaddle. Search for one who knows her stuff. Starting out itis important to get a sidesaddle that fits you and the horse ...
  4. Thread: Sidesaddle

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    Small Change, you will have to get an extender...

    Small Change, you will have to get an extender for the balance girth. I am glad you found a good home fo the old Somersetts. At least you know where they are and they are safe. Now have a great...
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    Go for it. It helps to get a second opinion. Get...

    Go for it. It helps to get a second opinion. Get out and meet other people and other ways of doing things. You might find a better place for the horse and yourself.
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    I got rescue horses to retrain or to just train...

    I got rescue horses to retrain or to just train as they were not trained at all. The reason they got good homes was because they were taught manners and how to be good saddle horses. They learned...
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    I think it is time people took seriously the...

    I think it is time people took seriously the possibilities of genetic flaws in their breeding. This lethal white has been around a long time. If there is a way to test for it then there ought to be...
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    I got used poles from the Telephone company. 25...

    I got used poles from the Telephone company. 25 years ago they were free for hauling them off. They are pressure treated. The soil might need to be treated for termites. The poles can be replaced and...
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    Grace Kelly was a very good rider. This photo of...

    Grace Kelly was a very good rider. This photo of her is so beautiful .
  10. Thread: Sidesaddle

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    Small Change, don't let them go too cheap. They...

    Small Change, don't let them go too cheap. They are worth money as antiques. And also a small lady or teen might be able to use them on an older horse whose withers are coming up. Give the buyers the...
  11. Thread: Sidesaddle

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    If you have the history on those sidesaddles, it...

    If you have the history on those sidesaddles, it will make them worth far more as antiques. Provinance is important on these old ladies. I have a Western that was bought at a flea market in 1947 for...
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    I saw the photos of the 2 sidesaddles. They are...

    I saw the photos of the 2 sidesaddles. They are Somersett style from the 1880's. They can be restored. But as far as using them. I think they are too old to use regularly. Perhaps they could be used...
  13. Thread: Sidesaddle

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    To learn to ride sidesaddle takes time and a good...

    To learn to ride sidesaddle takes time and a good teacher. It is easy to get into bad habits of not sitting squarely on the horse. There are many groups in the US that hold clinics to teach new ones ...
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    I have had friends who had pissy mares. This mare...

    I have had friends who had pissy mares. This mare is showing the same attitudes. They tried the hormone treatments and it seemed to help. Both finally ended up spaying the mares. They became wondeful...
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    I have known Joanne for many years and vouch for...

    I have known Joanne for many years and vouch for her. Also a very nice lady. If it is possible to get references from others it is good. She is very good with beginners.
    JMHO
    Lillian
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    I used to post on here also about sidesaddle and...

    I used to post on here also about sidesaddle and related items. But I got ridiculed and told I knew nothing about sidesaddles too. My 50 years experience counts for nothing.
    If you are new to the...
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    How many of you ladies have been tested for food...

    How many of you ladies have been tested for food allergies? For some reason my Dr.s will not test me. But other women I know finally forced their Dr.s to get them allergy tested. One of them was...
  18. Seasonal Effctive Disorder.

    Yes I have had it for years. My cardiologist put me on 5,000 units of Vitamin D and also vitamin B 12. It took a while to take effect but I have not had any more Winters curled up in a ball under...
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    There are definite issues with this child.The...

    There are definite issues with this child.The parents need to be informed and the child needs to be told that abusing an animal is not allowed in your barn. What ever her problems are she has to...
  20. Sometimes it is good not to have an onsite...

    Sometimes it is good not to have an onsite trainer. It will save you from all kinds of drama and bickering. It depends on the people you have for boarders. If you undercharge and get "Poor me I...
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    As long as the judges keep pinning them they will...

    As long as the judges keep pinning them they will keep doing the stacked feet and sored heels and pasterns. Aim at the Judges. Pin a stacked and chained horse and lose your judges card. Then they...
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    Give your body time to heal. You have had a...

    Give your body time to heal. You have had a major injury. Listen to your Dr.s. You can and will return to your horses but give it time. Thank God you are still alive. Give it time. You know the old...
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    Often these meds will lose effectiveness. Check...

    Often these meds will lose effectiveness. Check with your Dr. for either a different one or a higher dose of this one. But do not do your own doctoring. See you Dr. who prescribed this medication...
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    I soak them in hot water with some Ammonia added....

    I soak them in hot water with some Ammonia added. Not alot. Just a quarter cup to a quart of hot water. Let it soak for half an hour or until the water is cold. Never had this fail. Then I spray the...
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    The person you bought this horse from is in the...

    The person you bought this horse from is in the business to make money. She is not going to keep a horse to feed it and not gain anything out of her. This happens to lots of people buying horses. I...
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