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  1. Do not insist on trotting on the trail when the...

    Do not insist on trotting on the trail when the two other people on the trail ask you not to.
    When barn owner confronts you about this and asks you how you would feel if she insisted on cantering...
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    only the height?

    What else would change? The height, for me, is the least of the problem with the gap from training to prelim. How about the speed, would we make it training, prelim or something in between? How about...
  3. Do not allow the second horse to run in loose...

    Do not allow the second horse to run in loose while you lead one horse in because it is dangerous to lead two horses at the same time.
    Do not leave your horse in the stall with tack on it without...
  4. just checking my understanding

    Resistance being created in a population of parasites and bacteria is what we are worried about. Some members of a population may not be killed by a particular drug. If the drug is given and all that...
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    I have one

    That I have sent out as a free lease at times. He will jump 2'6" all day, automatic lead change, great on the trail, will fox hunt and does not mind days off. He has been champion in the hunter...
  6. both

    We now have personalized deworming programs. We have a high shedder, a medium shedder and three low shedders. The high shedder is dewormed very two months changing wormers. The medium shedder is...
  7. failed roper

    My 70 something friend bought a fabulous horse. 15.2 hand QH nice mover (a bit short strided), great mind, great jump, honest as the day is long. He is not spooky and goes right in the water, walks...
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    eventer here

    I have mostly evented in my life. I took a brief break from eventing and rode in the hunter ring. I rode a heavy Irish sport horse with too much knee action. I used a breast plate because I need a...
  9. you will be alright

    I took a bad fall this year. The horse fell and I just could not get out of my own way. One shoulder now has a lump that sticks up. I did get back on. I was very nervous. I signed up for a dressage...
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    I understand

    Because you are taking a lot of heat, I am going to confess. I too have a horse that is wonderful to ride but scary to lunge. I was having some soundness issues that could possibly be helped by...
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    The fun of pony club ratings

    I remember my B screening that was a C3 test as well. Three C3 people showed up on ponies. The tester wanted to see how they rode horses and so had to pick 3 horse riders to jump the ponies. I have...
  12. Where in the triangle area? I am in northern...

    Where in the triangle area? I am in northern Durham county. Right now I have a vet and a farrier working hard together (unbelievable I know) to try and fix these issues with my tb. The vet is up in...
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    Maybe you are right to be nervous

    I have a lovely athletic tb who I have been more anxious about jumping then any I have ever been. For three years I have been jumping 2 feet 6 inches and under. I kept feeling that he just could not...
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    Because we need to provide a market for all those...

    Because we need to provide a market for all those hunter horse fails with tough lead changes or no lead changes. I mean how many times does a horse became an eventing prospect on this one attribute.
  15. mathematically speaking

    Mathematically speaking it is very important to divide by the total. In other words if the number of death increases by 4 times but the number of competitors increases by 4 times then the percent of...
  16. My horse does not like to be brushed or petted....

    My horse does not like to be brushed or petted. He has personal space issues. He would rather people not come in his stall. The stall cleaner knows how to deal with him. He raises his hand and my...
  17. the great thing is that you know he can be...

    the great thing is that you know he can be lovely. He will admit defeat if you stay strong. It will not continue to be a battle every ride. So stay strong, fight it out and the lovely horse will...
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    warning to the mature crowd

    My 70 year old eventing friend was filling out the paper work at the doctors office and read the part where they ask if you had a fall in the last 6 months. She wasn't thinking and marked "yes". I...
  19. Scott Hofsteter, (probably not spelled correctly)...

    Scott Hofsteter, (probably not spelled correctly) is a hunter person that loves tbs. Holly Hepp is an event person that loves tbs.
  20. We will miss the horse trials

    Fenridge is wonderful. It offers a safe, fun entry point for people that think they might want to event. The GAG is a blast to jump judge as it involves the real beginner eventers, some children and...
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    I have been having the same problem. I have had...

    I have been having the same problem. I have had some undiagnosed lameness that came and went for the two years I have owned this horse. Hock injections helped. When I x-rayed the hocks they were...
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    pessoa rig

    I have had amazing results lunging in a Pessoa rig. My dressage instructor, and jumping instructor say they hardly recognize my horse. He looks quite different. It also filled in the hollows behind...
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    Actually this is exactly what I will be looking...

    Actually this is exactly what I will be looking for in the future. A tb, I love my tb, that I can wait and break at 4 and a half. I read an article that talked about how much damage we are doing to...
  24. my horse reacts to the steroid that starts with...

    my horse reacts to the steroid that starts with the word Depo. He is ok with Ventalog. I was scared to death when I saw. Just like your horse he had no heat and seemed stiff not in pain, but was...
  25. I have gone through this with tragic results. I...

    I have gone through this with tragic results. I lost a horse that had repeated blockages in his illiam. I tried surgery but too late, his condition had deteriated too much. Each blockage in that area...
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