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    Sergei Kournakoff's "School for Riding" is mostly...

    Sergei Kournakoff's "School for Riding" is mostly about Mr. Kournakoff teaching his son to ride (pre teen son I think). This is the nearest thing to a multi-media book possible in 1938, has corner...
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    YES.
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    I am so sorry you are in pain. My neck still...

    I am so sorry you are in pain.

    My neck still suffers 30 years after a drunk driver plowed into me head-on. What has helped me the MOST for the residual pains from this wreck and the pains that...
  4. If at all possible keep all of your tack. Even...

    If at all possible keep all of your tack. Even the stuff you think you will never use again. If you stay in horses long enough you WILL need that particular "useless" piece of tack down the road. ...
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    I finally found out years ago that Jane Ott, on...

    I finally found out years ago that Jane Ott, on the basis of a horrible photograph, decided that *Wadduda 30 was a Muniqi and not a Saqlawi Al-Abd.

    I totally admire Craver's preservation of the...
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    I used to own two pure Davenport Arabians. For...

    I used to own two pure Davenport Arabians. For some reason they were never Blue Starred even though they were PURE, though they were Blue Listed. All lines of my horses traced back to the Davenport...
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    When I restarted riding on other people's horses...

    When I restarted riding on other people's horses I faced a problem, the stables' saddles rarely fit me (I'm fine for one ride, then it gets worse) and my good, ancient saddles did not fit all the...
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    We had a discussion about this on the Off Course...

    We had a discussion about this on the Off Course area.
    www.chronofhorse.com/showthread.php?438357-TWH-likes-to-PACE-WWYD
    It was started on May 29, 2014 in case I got the address wrong.

    It may...
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    Welcome to the wonderful world of horses. A...

    Welcome to the wonderful world of horses.

    A century ago the sex ratios would have been reversed, with the stables being totally dominated by men. It took two World Wars, female suffrage, and the...
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    When I got my first horse I planned to die owning...

    When I got my first horse I planned to die owning horses.

    Then my Multiple Sclerosis reared its head. It took my YEARS to finally realize that, because of my disabilities I would never again be...
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    About the mistakes in pedigrees, let me...

    About the mistakes in pedigrees, let me illustrate something from my preferred breeding group, the "pure Davenports". When the Kellogg Arabian breeding program was started in California, Kellogg...
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    Oh yes, I am aware of Ramzes, Shagyas and Siglavy...

    Oh yes, I am aware of Ramzes, Shagyas and Siglavy Bagdadi (sp?), I am talking about the pictures of Holstein mares before this particular blood was introduced, the mares I am referring to are back in...
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    Try United Fruit Company. Mining companies. Oil...

    Try United Fruit Company. Mining companies. Oil extraction companies. Modern plantations that grow for export, not for feeding their own country (flowers from Guatamala, bananas, etc..) The IMF. ...
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    Ah yes, the stamm book. You know, I was spoiled...

    Ah yes, the stamm book. You know, I was spoiled by all the Arabian references I have, Arabian researchers know how to follow a dam line to the bitter end.

    I am looking at the pictures, finding...
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    I spent my grade school years living in South...

    I spent my grade school years living in South America, in the more "civilized" wealthier parts. I came back to JFK's assasination.

    If you've lived in the USA since The Great Society you have NO...
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    Oh, I don't know, Bayhawk may be a little over...

    Oh, I don't know, Bayhawk may be a little over the top, but it is NOTHING compared to many Arab books/articles I've read over the decades, especially what I've read about my favored Arabian breeding...
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    I want to make a comment about male farrier's...

    I want to make a comment about male farrier's reactions to women working on hooves.
    I have never been a farrier, but I have been trimming horses hooves for over 40 years, off and on. One day I had...
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    Oh yes, I agree about getting a good WB if one...

    Oh yes, I agree about getting a good WB if one wants to win at stadium jumping today, one that is no nearer than an F2 to the TB outcross. There is rightfully a big demand for these wonderful horses...
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    I was looking at the old USET videos and noticed...

    I was looking at the old USET videos and noticed that all the horses, TB or not, were quite capable of jumping big fences clear.

    Then I remembered reading in several books about various training...
  20. The way I found to get the stickiness back was to...

    The way I found to get the stickiness back was to go back to the old style saddle soap in the tin, Fiebing's Saddle Soap. I clean my saddle with it, I also rub it straight from the tin, no water, on...
  21. I'm an Arab person too, that is why I decided to...

    I'm an Arab person too, that is why I decided to see if mine had a gait in them. I look at other types of horses, sometimes I even dream of other types of horses, but I KNOW that if miraculously I...
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    When the one man who probably knew more about...

    When the one man who probably knew more about horses than anyone else in history (Hayes, veterinarian, "horse breaker", traveled to most continents and handled horses from all over the British Empire...
  23. I'd keep Crabbet Arabians in my buy list. The...

    I'd keep Crabbet Arabians in my buy list. The Blunts were looking for pure blood in the desert, and the Bedouin tribes they bought from did not usually ride with stirrups, therefore they had no...
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    I am sure that the lack of Herod has a great deal...

    I am sure that the lack of Herod has a great deal to do with the lack of "the jump" in the modern TB. When I was researching Huaso's mare line there was a lot of Herod/Byerly Turk blood in her.

    I...
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    From my limited experience of gaiting 3 Arabs & a...

    From my limited experience of gaiting 3 Arabs & a 7/8 Arab (all natural trotters) I decided to try my aids on other natural trotters, including an Anglo-Arab sharing a LOT of genes with two of the...
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