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    It's just a horse who has had a lot of...

    It's just a horse who has had a lot of free-jumping or jump chute training, and when the rider comes off, he resumes his regular programming. People dispersed all over the ring - just like the ones...
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    Karin Myers -...

    Karin Myers - http://www.amazon.com/Karen-Myers/e/B009NWS4KO/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1?qid=1418669653&sr=8-1

    horsey fantasy

    Rita Mae Brown -...
  3. I used to occasionally visit one barn that only...

    I used to occasionally visit one barn that only had an outhouse, so it was general practice among the inhabitants to use the stalls rather than go out into the rainy darkness. When my husband would...
  4. thank you, Michael. I hadn't seen that one. ...

    thank you, Michael. I hadn't seen that one. Very good staging and performances by the riders. I'd like to see a closer view now, as from the nosebleed seats they all looked sort of like video game...
  5. Sticky: free right now, but don't know for how long...

    free right now, but don't know for how long http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00PKWICIU
    A Heartwarming Holiday Novella by Award-Winning Author Bev Pettersen
    A Pony For Christmas
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  6. A farrier I used for years was from Southern...

    A farrier I used for years was from Southern California and had shod Mr. Ed for years after his retirement. The first time he went there, they called him out of his paddock and stood him at the...
  7. SharonA, the horse in the Carol Burnett episode...

    SharonA, the horse in the Carol Burnett episode actually urinated - the wrangler stepped on camera with a bucket, and the flood obviously made its way to the front of the set, where Carol was...
  8. Horse collars are always hung upside down. ...

    Horse collars are always hung upside down. Standard bales of hay are always lifted like sofas instead of grasping the ties and rolling them over the knee. No horse or any other livestock ever...
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    http://luckythreeranch.com/ Meredith Hodges'...

    http://luckythreeranch.com/

    Meredith Hodges' website has a lot of training info on all types of long-ears. She literally spends years building up the strength in the animals to hold a frame, and...
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    When you posted this on FB, I thought it was...

    When you posted this on FB, I thought it was located elsewhere. The Virginia Highlands, outside of Virginia City, Nevada, near Reno, have a fair number of feral horses, and the Mark Twain...
  11. After reading "Misty," you can buy yourself a...

    After reading "Misty," you can buy yourself a Breyer or two or three.

    The Marguerite Henry books that I bonded with was the Lipizzaner book and the story about Fair Rosalind the trotter. I did...
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    http://www.amazon.com/Complete-Irish-End-Game-Book...

    http://www.amazon.com/Complete-Irish-End-Game-Book-ebook/dp/B00GXOFUYS/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1416360230&sr=1-1&keywords=the+irish+end+game+series

    This is a science fiction -...
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    very nice, creative to use the canopies over the...

    very nice, creative to use the canopies over the marathon carriages to look like a Conestoga.
  14. I did teach my big horse to bow for mounting, but...

    I did teach my big horse to bow for mounting, but I could only do it when the terrain was suitable. It needed to be soft dirt or turf, and much of the desert here is rocky.
    He never had any...
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    and to think another Friesian refused a rider...

    and to think another Friesian refused a rider wearing a mere wedding dress...
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    Simkie and Belmont are dead on. I know there...

    Simkie and Belmont are dead on.

    I know there was one contractor for sure that had a dual purpose pickup/bucker. If he ran short of bucking horses, he had a pickup horse that could fill in and...
  17. The Draft Horse Friends on FB loved this one...

    The Draft Horse Friends on FB loved this one after I titled it, "This Friesian didn't say yes to the dress!"
  18. It won him the class, so it was a good move, but...

    It won him the class, so it was a good move, but I can't even comprehend inventing such a trick, not even when I was young and bulletproof. The best part of the trick is that there's no possibility...
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    Paks is dead on. There is nothing that kills a...

    Paks is dead on. There is nothing that kills a story more quickly than a big clanger dropped in by a mistaken reference or statement, such as the hero taking his champion Andalusian jumper into the...
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    a perfect pairing, and what good basics - on both...

    a perfect pairing, and what good basics - on both of them!
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    The Tattooed Police Horse was a standardbred...

    The Tattooed Police Horse was a standardbred movie, of sorts.

    I wonder if you might be thinking of a non-Disney flick, "Home in Indiana," which used to be on constantly when I was a kid. Boy...
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    Happyhooves, you are a genius. And I do remember...

    Happyhooves, you are a genius. And I do remember the tattooed Police Horse, busted from the track because he couldn't hold his trot (Standardbred), coming heroically to the rescue of a runaway years...
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    I like the way he vaults up into his saddle, and...

    I like the way he vaults up into his saddle, and man, does he have good horses! Stopping a ton of running horses when he makes an intercept - obviously that is not easy.
  24. Regalia, the term for all of the tribal powwow...

    Regalia, the term for all of the tribal powwow gear for both horse and rider, takes generations to finish in most cases. Each generation adds a few more rows of beads and decorations. The horse...
  25. The pony is adorable...and evil!

    The pony is adorable...and evil!
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