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  1. I rode an arab mare in the pony hunters (she was...

    I rode an arab mare in the pony hunters (she was 14.2hh) on our local circuit years ago. She tended to get a little bit quick and had that typical arab jump (flat and her knees pointed down just a...
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    Thanks everybody! I think circumstances have made...

    Thanks everybody! I think circumstances have made my decision for me... RPSI inspections are this weekend in my area/areas so I'm definitely going OHBS since they aren't until September. I've had the...
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    My older medium tree pessoa fit my appendix...

    My older medium tree pessoa fit my appendix quarter horse gelding really well. He has the big TB-like wither but a bigger shoulder and wider back than my TB mare (same saddle is too wide for her...
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    No, but I moved since I bred the mare. After we...

    No, but I moved since I bred the mare. After we weaned, I took the mare with me and the filly is back "home" 8hrs away at my mom's. There will be closer inspections sites to the mare than the one...
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    My goal since I was about 15 has been to move up...

    My goal since I was about 15 has been to move up to rated shows and do the 3ft without embarrassing myself. Still haven't gotten there - yet.

    I felt like the queen of the 2ft6/2ft9 divisions on...
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    Haha somebody should submit a photo to George's...

    Haha somebody should submit a photo to George's practical horseman column dressed like that pic just to see what he says.

    That being said, I ride in tank tops (but with more coverage) and a...
  7. Rough estimate it cost me about 5.5k maybe more...

    Rough estimate it cost me about 5.5k maybe more to get my baby on the ground. This is only counting what I spent over and above the mare's normal expenses since I would have had the mare either way....
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    RPSI or OHBS

    I'm needing to present a JC registered mare and her filly for inspection with either RSPI or OHBS. Sire is licensed/approved by both. I'm leaning towards OHBS for logistical reasons but I am...
  9. I think it probably depends on your location and...

    I think it probably depends on your location and what crowd of adult amateurs you'd be marketing the horse to. The people who travel all over the circuit and do WEF, etc would probably not be...
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    I'm so sorry and I understand your frustration!...

    I'm so sorry and I understand your frustration! If its not one thing, it's definitely another... just keep swimming :cool: At the very least, it sounds like the horses were lucky to have YOU as they...
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    Is it really that much harder to get a JC mare...

    Is it really that much harder to get a JC mare approved for breeding without a nice foal by her side? I have a coming yearling filly now weaned and 7hrs away from her dam. She was born late in the...
  12. They are more flattering than I was expecting. I...

    They are more flattering than I was expecting. I live in TX and have been a riding tight junkie since irideon came out with their riding tights 10 years ago. I pretty much only wear real riding...
  13. I bred my 13y/o maiden in 2013. Not super old,...

    I bred my 13y/o maiden in 2013. Not super old, but still an "older" maiden. I sent her to the stallion owner because she was only 2hrs away and knows more than the local repro vet. We used fresh and...
  14. Talk to me about a guard mule or donkey

    I'm considering adding a guard mule or donkey to our small herd of mares; however, I have never been around them. Pros, cons, other considerations?

    Here's the situation: my mom and step-dad live...
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    The Oldenburg stallion Mannhattan is a Wendepunkt...

    The Oldenburg stallion Mannhattan is a Wendepunkt grandson. He's in his 20's but still standing. He kinda has the same head as Wendepunkt too.
  16. Thanks everybody! I've been trying to figure out...

    Thanks everybody! I've been trying to figure out who to talk to at the extension office, but their website isn't very helpful.
  17. Anybody have their pastures baled on shares? Talk to me

    Anybody have their hay pasture baled on shares? What was the arrangement? What were you responsible for re: pasture management vs the person cutting the hay? Where your pastures sprayed and/or...
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    Found some :) Thanks for the quick response!

    Found some :) Thanks for the quick response!
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    Extra pop rocks?

    Does anybody have some extra pop rocks they could sell me?

    My mother misplaced some of mine and I can't order more until tomorrow (payday), but my large gelding is going through them fast!

    TIA
  20. Basically. The thread the other posters mentioned...

    Basically. The thread the other posters mentioned has GREAT information regarding videos/contacting coaches. Definitely contact the coaches and put together a video if you are ablt don't expect to...
  21. I would expect to walk-on. If you have good...

    I would expect to walk-on. If you have good equitation and take instruction well there's absolutely no reason you wouldn't be able to be successful at the NCAA level. Coming from an eventing...
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    Not 100% true. Disabled adult chilren (must have...

    Not 100% true. Disabled adult chilren (must have become disabled before 22 and have a parent who is either entitled to retirement/disability or deceased and insured for benefits) can get benefits...
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    Are there any other TB mare families known for...

    Are there any other TB mare families known for producing good jumpers besides family 4? Looks like my girls are families 7 & 12.
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    In my experience the trainer handled...

    In my experience the trainer handled inquires/appointments and the commission was 10%. When we were buying it was the same commission and the trainer found the horses to look at and set up the...
  25. Wahoo! Just ordered the IRH extreme elite from...

    Wahoo! Just ordered the IRH extreme elite from Adams along with summer gloves and boot socks!

    Saved $50 compared to ordering the same stuff from smartpak.
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