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    Welcome :) But quick question for you, where...

    Welcome :)
    But quick question for you, where are the photos? :D
  2. This used to be my work for my junior jumper...

    This used to be my work for my junior jumper during competions (I like diaries)
    Monday: off
    Tuesday: flat work laterals, counter canters, paces.
    Wednesday: big trail ride. had an great big hill...
  3. nor me. I have been thinking about getting some...

    nor me. I have been thinking about getting some for myself to use at the racetrack. Lost both stirrups jumping out of the barriers and had to just ride through till the end.
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    I'm the same as above. If I was getting on and I...

    I'm the same as above. If I was getting on and I probably wouldn't for a month or more I would just be working on a nice relaxed walk and halting from the walk. You can start teaching half halts in...
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    I was thinking the same thing, I can hear my...

    I was thinking the same thing, I can hear my teenage self's trainer yelling at me "that canter is going nowhere!"

    That canter would be fine if you had an experienced and fit horse who can really...
  6. Gallop and pray ;) I don't really look anywhere...

    Gallop and pray ;)
    I don't really look anywhere I just make sure I have a great canter with some pace but without losing the 'jump' in the canter and just take wherever we come to. It's a jump you...
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    Why didn't she decide not to ride the horse in...

    Why didn't she decide not to ride the horse in the final? Because she had a lot of expectation placed on her to ride this horse. Because as a teenager not everyone places much importance on what you...
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    I wish it was the chrome KEP. I know I should be...

    I wish it was the chrome KEP. I know I should be ashamed but for some reason I want one so bad.
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    It seems like a lot of Aussies don't like to stop...

    It seems like a lot of Aussies don't like to stop after three refusals. We have always had tough and gritty riders but I'm glad they are cracking down because sometimes it can lead to a stubbornness...
  10. If you want to learn more about bit mechanics the...

    If you want to learn more about bit mechanics the woman who runs bitbankaustralia has a blog on her website and through another horse news/blog site. Lots of great explanations. Sorry don't have...
  11. I just got a brand new horse. He is 3 and come...

    I just got a brand new horse. He is 3 and come from the breakers. Would this be acceptable
    http://www.bitbankaustralia.com.au/happy-mouth-american-gag-bihm715/
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    I have been hung drawn and quartered before by an...

    I have been hung drawn and quartered before by an olympic rider who nearly ran into me once. Sure I should have said something but when you are 16 and being dragged over the coals by someone you...
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    If the horse has fine brakes but is just...

    If the horse has fine brakes but is just readjusting to a new system of riding I can't see why it would need anything but a simple snaffle. D rings would be a good idea as that is what is most...
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    When I am grooming in summer I usually go with...

    When I am grooming in summer I usually go with shorts that come just above my knees if its super hot or jeans if its not too bad, darker coloured polo shirts (tucked in), I have a pair of ariat...
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    this was great. thanks for posting.

    this was great. thanks for posting.
  16. Ampersands and ill-formed sentences are actually...

    Ampersands and ill-formed sentences are actually very common in 25 and below. I say this as a fellow grammatical noob who often has problems with incorrectly placed commas and run on sentences and...
  17. When I was doing 4foot jumpers most of my...

    When I was doing 4foot jumpers most of my schooling was done at 3-3'3. I would set one or two jumps to height so I wouldn't get a shock at the shows but that was for me not the horse. It's been the...
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    I have no suggestions but to look at england and...

    I have no suggestions but to look at england and what they do. They have massive pony divisions.
  19. When I started jumping I had already been riding...

    When I started jumping I had already been riding for about 9 years and my instructor was from the "you learn by doing camp"
    It made for some UGLY looking equitation.
    going back and looking at...
  20. no your not a crotchety ol' George Morris. He...

    no your not a crotchety ol' George Morris. He doesn't go out and find people to critise. People ask him for his opinion and gives them critiques. You are being mean.

    just so you understand for...
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    Thank you, they look stunning!

    Thank you, they look stunning!
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    MsRidiculous can you post a review of them when...

    MsRidiculous can you post a review of them when you do get them. They look lovely.
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    Its a good skill to have. I use it a bit at the...

    Its a good skill to have. I use it a bit at the race track. Just at a walk/jig jog pace not while galloping. They are not going to stop and you never know what a young race horse is going to do next....
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    I think I am in love with the green boots...

    I think I am in love with the green boots :love-struck:
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    ^ I always thought of polos as one of the best...

    ^ I always thought of polos as one of the best suited clothing apparel for our sport.

    Also often worn by golfers, fishers and most athletes that train outdoors.
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