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    I just wanted to add that I wrote to Charles Owen...

    I just wanted to add that I wrote to Charles Owen asking about this and their response specifically mentions that they do not recommend the hair be put up inside the helmet with the exception of the...
  2. Thread: Helmet fit..

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    Just to note that I am not the one who stated it...

    Just to note that I am not the one who stated it was "tradition".... that was Dewey :-).

    I definitely agree that hair does not need to be put up into the helmet for the show ring in fact, when I...
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    http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/showthread.php?4...

    http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/showthread.php?468852-Helmet-fit
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    Congratulations and best wishes for continued...

    Congratulations and best wishes for continued success!
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    Foal coats can sometimes be misleading as I too...

    Foal coats can sometimes be misleading as I too have had a "silver" foal born that was a very dark brown. The most accurate way to determine black vs brown is in the muzzle. A true black will...
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    Bows are perfectly acceptable in the show ring...

    Bows are perfectly acceptable in the show ring until 12. It doesn't matter whether the trainer likes it or not. She is only 8! Don't let other people tell you otherwise. She's a kid and definitely...
  7. I like the added accountability and think that it...

    I like the added accountability and think that it will encourage owner's, trainer's, grooms and riders to be more careful about who they associate with and the owners will have to take more interest...
  8. Congratulations of your new colt! Best of luck...

    Congratulations of your new colt! Best of luck with him!
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    Greysfordays: I agree that most of the imported...

    Greysfordays: I agree that most of the imported horses going into hunters will require some type of additional training for sure and although jumping higher in Europe doesn't necessarily better...
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    This is often true but again, depends on the...

    This is often true but again, depends on the budget. The horses at the barns in Europe that cater to the hunter market here are not cheap. People won't shop there to find a deal and those horses...
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    Yes, many are renamed etc. etc. and their...

    Yes, many are renamed etc. etc. and their passports are often surprisingly "lost" as many buyers don't seem to know enough to even ask about registration papers etc.

    There are quite a few high...
  12. I agree that the budget is on the low side. ...

    I agree that the budget is on the low side. Having recently been down this road, it will be difficult unless you are willing to go with something younger and unstarted or expect some issues (health...
  13. I just wanted to add that a few of the channels...

    I just wanted to add that a few of the channels listed are selling their horses for as much or more (without import charges) than what one can buy domestically. Yes, they are beautiful horses but...
  14. Thread: Helmet fit..

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    The "tradition" element of it all makes perfect...

    The "tradition" element of it all makes perfect sense since so many other things with hunters are tradition based...
  15. The current cost for 1 stall on the pallet is ~...

    The current cost for 1 stall on the pallet is ~ 3,800 EUR
  16. I agree... the amount of horses to see in a few...

    I agree... the amount of horses to see in a few days is amazing and the good ones sell really fast!

    Importing a mare through Canada will add extra time onto the quarantine however, it appears to...
  17. Thread: Helmet fit..

    by Mistysmom
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    Helmet fit..

    In reference to the previous discussions regarding helmet fit....

    I recently went through this process for one of my daughters who, like the poster in another thread, has very long hair. I...
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    So sorry for your loss and all the best for your...

    So sorry for your loss and all the best for your filly!
  19. Mardi: There are so many breeders/individuals...

    Mardi: There are so many breeders/individuals here with very good prospects except in my case, they were all out of my price range... way out of my price range and we had, what I thought was, a...
  20. Roamingnome: I did the same thing after looking...

    Roamingnome: I did the same thing after looking here for over a year. Found something that was pretty much 1/3 of what I would have spent in North America. For me it was purely $$ driven and worked...
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    Regarding its "calming" effect.... isn't that one...

    Regarding its "calming" effect.... isn't that one of the side effects of PPI's and other acid reducing medications? I mean, doesn't it make you feel less energetic, sometimes even lethargic? I had...
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    Any PPI takes several days (5 - 7 days) to work...

    Any PPI takes several days (5 - 7 days) to work so I don't understand the point of giving it a couple days before, during the show and a day or two after the show and then just stopping (or using it...
  23. It is my understanding that the overall stats...

    It is my understanding that the overall stats from previous auctions are archived. The individual results for each horse are only available to see for a short time after each auction..
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    All of our horses (and dogs :-) are micro chipped.

    All of our horses (and dogs :-) are micro chipped.
  25. Okay in that case, the price of $7,000 - $7,500...

    Okay in that case, the price of $7,000 - $7,500 is very good if it includes all the charges! I've never used that company or know anyone that has. I recently imported a mare from Germany and the...
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