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    I live in Paris and have been out stag hunting. ...

    I live in Paris and have been out stag hunting. It is very different than hunting in the US or the UK, but worth a try as its quite a spectacle. There are no field masters, everyone is basically...
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    Hunting in France

    I'll be moving to Paris in October and was hoping folks might be able to recommend some hunts within driving distance of the city - any other advice appreciated as well, please feel free to PM if you...
  3. Thread: Brown hunt cap

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    As both Watery Glen and JSwan know, I am unable...

    As both Watery Glen and JSwan know, I am unable to ride in a coherent fashion unless my cognac field boots are properly matched to my (hopefully soon to be) brown cap. I may be laying face down in a...
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    I can confirm all the Horse Country helmets are...

    I can confirm all the Horse Country helmets are CO - that's where I discovered they don't fit my pumpkin head. May try the one from the UK, worth a shot!
  5. Thread: Brown hunt cap

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    Brown hunt cap

    Any ideas on where I might find a brown velvet hunt cap NOT made by Charles Owens? The CO caps do not fit my apparently pumpkin-shaped head so I need to find an alternative for cubbing season...
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    Also posted to the sticky, but just in case: ...

    Also posted to the sticky, but just in case:

    ODH will be doing the following rides in August:

    A. August 11, Saturday, 9:00 AM
    Payne’s Woods, Hume

    B. August 18, Saturday, 9:00 AM
    ODH...
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    Sticky: ODH August Trail Rides - 2012

    ODH will be doing the following rides in August:

    A. August 11, Saturday, 9:00 AM
    Payne’s Woods, Hume

    B. August 18, Saturday, 9:00 AM
    ODH Kennel/Hunter Trial Field, Orlean

    C. August 25,...
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    Who was the whip on the chestnut with white...

    Who was the whip on the chestnut with white socks? Loved his seat and hands, what a great pair they were - I was just yapping too much and missed most of the announcing...
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    Riding in Montenegro?

    Apologies for such an odd question, but I know many of the people that post here are well-travelled in Europe and that the COTH forums are viewed in many countries. I may have a job opportunity that...
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    Riding in Montenegro?

    Apologies for such an odd question, but I know many of us are well-travelled and that the COTH forums are viewed in many countries. I may have a job opportunity that will take me to Montenegro for a...
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    Bobby Meyerhoff and Danica Moore have a bunch of...

    Bobby Meyerhoff and Danica Moore have a bunch of nice young warmbloods in various stages of training. They are located in Culpeper, VA - www.meyerhoffshowhorses.com, I believe.
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    I second Bonnie Barr-Briggs - www.riotfarm.com -...

    I second Bonnie Barr-Briggs - www.riotfarm.com - very good at introducing horses to hunting, communicates well and honestly - highly recommended.
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    If you're not keen on stabbing your nose, a wise...

    If you're not keen on stabbing your nose, a wise master once recommended chapstick on your stock pin...
  14. Casall As Di Villagana Balou du Rouet (As...

    Casall
    As Di Villagana
    Balou du Rouet

    (As long as we're wishing, I wish I rode well enough sit on whatever came of these breedings:)

    Fun thread, thanks!
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    Please join us for the ODH point-to-point on...

    Please join us for the ODH point-to-point on Saturday! There will also be a cocktail party and calcutta that Friday night at Henchman's Lea.
  16. Bobby Meyerhoff and Danica Moore do a lovely job...

    Bobby Meyerhoff and Danica Moore do a lovely job starting many different types - they are both event riders who believe in a good, solid foundation with no gimmicks. I've seen and/or ridden a number...
  17. Thread: As Di Villagana?

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    I seriously contemplated trying to load Valentia...

    I seriously contemplated trying to load Valentia into the back of my Jeep, but (un)fortunately Mary did not leave me alone with him long enough:lol:...he is well-built and social and fortunate to...
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    Hey Watery Glen, any idea if and when our...

    Hey Watery Glen, any idea if and when our esteemed Ashland Bassets are going on Sunday? I've got a horse show on Saturday so can't make it then, but Sunday is looking like a possibility...
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    I had a pony Wug on my weanling last winter and...

    I had a pony Wug on my weanling last winter and it worked great - I especially liked the snaps in the front because they were easy to do and undo, very helpful if your little guy is wiggly. I'll be...
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    The printed version of the Chronicle classifieds...

    The printed version of the Chronicle classifieds will often have barns in the NOVA area for rent.

    Or, you can go to www.middleburgonline.com - it has a page with links to many of the local real...
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    I just ordered a pair of DeNiro's from Brogini in...

    I just ordered a pair of DeNiro's from Brogini in the UK - made in Italy, I believe. Not cheap but not quite as expensive as customs and they take less time to show up.
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    Fairview, I think I rode that one about 3 years...

    Fairview, I think I rode that one about 3 years ago (is the timing right?) - he was green but had great balance and a really nice way of going. I always wondered what happened to him...

    On a...
  23. Thread: Conquest II

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    Thanks, guys, very helpful. Any idea on what his...

    Thanks, guys, very helpful. Any idea on what his temperament is like? Ami-owner friendly or more of a typical jumper sire?
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    Conquest II

    Currently at Iron Spring Farm. Anyone bred to him or have experience with his babies? I haven't been able to find much so any information appreciated!
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    A few local to VA: www.riotfarm.com...

    A few local to VA:
    www.riotfarm.com
    www.dianecrump.com
    www.virginiafieldhunters.com
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