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    Many jingles for you. I am battling/nursing three...

    Many jingles for you. I am battling/nursing three of four horses injured right now and it's just plain frustrating. I feel for you especially with a trainer coming in from out of town. Best of luck...
  2. There are several people who train with different...

    There are several people who train with different trainers for dressage and jumping. If it's what you have available go with it. I'd start lessons with the dressage trainer on a lesson horse and...
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    Simkie, have you contacted Alice from County...

    Simkie, have you contacted Alice from County Saddlery? She will try to fit a proper saddle even if it isn't one of theirs. She has helped people make their lower end saddles fit using pads, etc until...
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    Okay, first things first, what is it you are...

    Okay, first things first, what is it you are afraid of, or what makes you nervous at the thought of showing this horse? Are you worried onlookers will see him make a mistake and say, "Sheesh, she...
  5. A few points for the OP: Riding is not like...

    A few points for the OP:
    Riding is not like driving. Riding is a selfish thing we do. Driving is usually something we do because we have to get groceries, get to work, kids to school, etc. It's a...
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    What a wonderful thread! I have big horses that I...

    What a wonderful thread! I have big horses that I adore, but I have already decided my next equine will be a Haffie.
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    Hi Larkspur, I am also in CO rehabbing two...

    Hi Larkspur, I am also in CO rehabbing two injured horses out of the four I own. One who did a slight avulsion fx LF in Nov, and another with hoof issues (abscess, trimmed to short causing the...
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    OP, your options for fixing this are really based...

    OP, your options for fixing this are really based on the actual nerve conduction numbers. If you conduction was down in the 30's you simply need surgrey before the nerve shuts down. Glides, steroid...
  9. Try, "Thank you for sharing that." smile, cock...

    Try, "Thank you for sharing that." smile, cock your head to the side a little, and just stare at her while you think about what you're cooking for dinner, or something funny that happened at work, or...
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    JP60 your lights are WONDERFUL!!! Lighting an...

    JP60 your lights are WONDERFUL!!! Lighting an riding area can be so costly, but that is a great way to do it w/o spending a ton of money.
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    Check out the headlamps sleddog drivers use....

    Check out the headlamps sleddog drivers use. Those things provide a TON of light and the beam is wide enough to actually ride with. I have done this before and it has worked for w/t/c even w/o any...
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    Perfect Pony, I wasn't attacking your choice. I...

    Perfect Pony, I wasn't attacking your choice. I was merely asking why you, or anyone with a highly food motivated horse, decided not to use such a great motivator in your training. For 21 years I...
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    I just want to say I am so happy to read that...

    I just want to say I am so happy to read that others here use clicker training with their horses. As a long time dog trainer and horse owner, I watched the canine world slowly grow from negative...
  14. Is it possible she is concentrating on other...

    Is it possible she is concentrating on other things and she isn't aware of her hands/arms, or thinking about what the horse is doing (praise, etc)? The teen brain isn't fully developed and sometimes...
  15. OP, I am so sorry this all turned so bad for you....

    OP, I am so sorry this all turned so bad for you. As a fairly regular EBay buyer I am saddened to see they can stiff sellers so easily. I am also saddened to see that a person, the buyer, would...
  16. I have a Trippi son. Best temperment EVER on a...

    I have a Trippi son. Best temperment EVER on a horse. All the other ones I know of are the same way.
  17. Hey, I am a CO rider who car topped with Arapahoe...

    Hey, I am a CO rider who car topped with Arapahoe last year and was a jump judge for their hunt paces this year. Great group of folks! I was going to hunt with them last year but my horse seriously...
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    Practice saying the above reasons you do not want...

    Practice saying the above reasons you do not want your horse ridden by this other person. Practice it as if it were a speech you had to give. If she argues her point simply say, "I'm sorry you do not...
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    These are great! So nice to know I am not alone...

    These are great! So nice to know I am not alone in my quest to be short but ride tall horses. At 5'4" and many back, knee, arm surgeries I am not as nible as I was in my youth. Lucky for me my...
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    Well, he's 17.1 to the top of those ginormous...

    Well, he's 17.1 to the top of those ginormous withers, but that means he is really only...16.2 at his back. :)
    Nothing bad to say...that head is as big as his withers though!

    (before anyone...
  21. I'm sorry you have to go through this OP. Buyers...

    I'm sorry you have to go through this OP. Buyers who are dishonest ruin things for the honest buyers. I bet the saddle didn't fit or she had buyers remorse and those aren't true reasons to return a...
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    Do these feelings transfer to other riders or...

    Do these feelings transfer to other riders or just to your riding? If you are the only one who's riding is judged this hard (in your own mind) then it's more likely a "Peter Perfect" syndrome. We can...
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    Your last post and the comment about using the...

    Your last post and the comment about using the whip in front of others has me wondering...is the issue really fear of hurting the horse, not being seen as a friend by the horse, or a fear of not...
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    Good luck! I agree that photos can make a horse...

    Good luck! I agree that photos can make a horse look better or worse. Heck, we've ALL had a picture taken that made us look HORRIBLE right? If he looks nice in person then go for it! Let us know how...
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    Are you comfortable with confrontation? If so,...

    Are you comfortable with confrontation? If so, simply say, "I've heard your opinion now please respect my decision enough to let it go." If she refuses simply tuen around and go the other way. If she...
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