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    I'll look into it. But my last prelim was in...

    I'll look into it.
    But my last prelim was in 2008.
    Last Training was 2010.
    I feel like an old fart. lol
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    shew. Thanks subk I have a nice guy who can fit...

    shew. Thanks subk
    I have a nice guy who can fit all ammy needs or whoop some butt for a young rider.

    all the characteristics you describe.
    sweet sweet heart on the ground. Super lovey dovey. ...
  3. I was really shocked by the lack of...

    I was really shocked by the lack of "togetherness" of most of the rides.
    strung out horses with no impulsion.

    At this level I really thought I was going to see better quality.

    The cross...
  4. I always look at color. Especially for dressage...

    I always look at color.
    Especially for dressage horses. Chrome lay out can be very important in making a horse look even/uneven.
    And no one likes to admit it, but there are point for the awww...
  5. I've always been a diet balancer fan. That with...

    I've always been a diet balancer fan. That with beet pulp.

    My current horse won't eat that type of diet so he gets a but load of TC Growth, TC Complete, or TC Senior. Plus Amplify.

    But most...
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    My CO covers outlast my helmets. You just have to...

    My CO covers outlast my helmets. You just have to get the satan ones. : )
    I'm still old school. Satan cover with (now colored) rubber band. I use the head/hair bands that you can buy in multipacks...
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    count me in the group who thinks it looks totally...

    count me in the group who thinks it looks totally stupid.
    retarded even.

    they do it to 1. show a logo and 2. to show XC colors. Now those dang helmets come in an assortment of colors.

    I'm...
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    same here. I'm a nice big drink'o'wata. And I can...

    same here. I'm a nice big drink'o'wata. And I can be a mean bitch.

    I have a 5 y/o who is really cute and he'll lip at my hands when I do his blanket. He plays with the cross ties. And I'll...
  9. are you looking for one of those new shaped pads?...

    are you looking for one of those new shaped pads?
    There are three.
    I bought the cheapest as it was the only one with cotton on the bottom and the non slip on the top.
    My horse is a sweating...
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    I have issues getting payments. I prefer to braid...

    I have issues getting payments. I prefer to braid through the night as well but usually end up braiding from the hours of 8pm to 6am, then I take a a break at feeding time. It's impossible for me to...
  11. I don't think it matters. Boots only protect from...

    I don't think it matters. Boots only protect from interference. Polos and all the sorts do nothing for support.

    I would always use something to protect the horse from themselves.
  12. she's a little "different". She's my first and...

    she's a little "different". She's my first and we showered her with warm hugs from the day she was born. So she has kind of grown up like a dog.

    When she was a wee tot I used to go out at night...
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    http://shirefoxfarm.com/

    http://shirefoxfarm.com/
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    she's part Shire. The shire had the white tail. ...

    she's part Shire. The shire had the white tail.
    I saw this mare years ago when I was shopping (2003ish). Same farm selling her.

    She's Sell Francais crossed with the Shire stallion I believe. ...
  15. I use triple crown products. I 1st use their...

    I use triple crown products.

    I 1st use their diet balancer.
    Then if needed calories add some beet pulp
    Then add TC Growth and/or I'll use Purina Amplify.

    My kid has always been good just...
  16. I'm so thrilled. My 2 year old (1st home bred) is so cool! Videos

    She's soooo cool. Really easy going.
    She lunged a handful of times and got it right from the get-go. I lunge her about once a month if that. I started her on the lunge in January. I ended up using...
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    you forgot to mention the state at which entries...

    you forgot to mention the state at which entries arrive.

    I just recently organized a clinic.
    Entries arrived with no entry check, no camping check, scribble written on a piece of printer paper...
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    me too. that just ruined my day.

    me too.
    that just ruined my day.
  19. Thread: Feelings

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    welcome to the story of my life. This is how...

    welcome to the story of my life.
    This is how most of my relationships go--or have gone for the past 6-8 years.

    It means that you're going to be great friends.

    I thought that was how it...
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    rt stifle is primary issue or maybe rt...

    rt stifle is primary issue
    or maybe rt suspensory

    I'm going for stifle though
  21. I'd stop riding her and put her on the lunge line...

    I'd stop riding her and put her on the lunge line and teach her to accept the bridle.

    Then when riding I sure wouldn't do transitions. I'd put her in a deep frame and trot with my leg on her--and...
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    1. Had a date with a well off [Jewish man] in...

    1.
    Had a date with a well off [Jewish man] in his mid 30s.
    What did Daniel Tosh say in his 2010 comedy tour? They aren't stereotypes if they are true...
    It was an hour drive for me from my farm...
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    I do everything we are told not to do. I...

    I do everything we are told not to do.


    I feed once a day.
    I currently have a horse who eats really slow and eats a ton.
    So I feed him at turn out time (6pm) and then again at 10pm. He has...
  24. Thread: Hock boots?

    by purplnurpl
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    My hock shields came yesterday! they worked...

    My hock shields came yesterday!
    they worked great in the stall.
    I turned him out and he galloped down the field and they promptly slipped down and he kicked them off.

    I think I'm going to...
  25. GotSpots pretty much hit it on the nail. A...

    GotSpots pretty much hit it on the nail.

    A shot of whiskey always helps too.

    Practicing at home in the correct size arena helps a lot!

    also, there are always little sections of the test...
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