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    It has been a long time since I read it, but I...

    It has been a long time since I read it, but I don't remember anything tragic like that happening. So if something did, I am sure that it was "off screen" and simply mentioned, not described.
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    Although I agree with most of what you say in...

    Although I agree with most of what you say in your post, I have always found that instructions like "sit on your pockets" and "tuck your tail" cause riders to sit in chair seat, particularly if that...
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    THe PBS mini-series "A Path Appears" (based on...

    THe PBS mini-series "A Path Appears" (based on the book of the same title) was also very enlightening on these subjects. There was a good segment on the Restavec children in Haiti as well as a...
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    In my experience, most people who have learned in...

    In my experience, most people who have learned in a hunt seat saddle have a tendency to sit more in chair seat (when they are not in half seat.) Chair seat results in loss of ability to use your leg...
  5. Hey, at least it is news. What makes me crazy is...

    Hey, at least it is news. What makes me crazy is that I have to listen to what Beyoncé, Kaye, Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber or who all else did this week in their personal lives. I mean really? That...
  6. Courtney King-Dye. I saw her at a local show...

    Courtney King-Dye. I saw her at a local show before she was well known, and I was absolutely enthralled.
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    I had the same thought. :lol::lol:

    I had the same thought. :lol::lol:
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    I think that we all learned an interesting lesson...

    I think that we all learned an interesting lesson here today. The photo that appears in a publication may very well be the one the photographer liked the best because it showed off skill in...
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    Orphan Black.

    Orphan Black.
  10. I saw that Tina Konyot was recently looking for...

    I saw that Tina Konyot was recently looking for someone. I think that she would be great!

    This was posted on her FB page by Emily Copeland-

    Fantastic Opportunity!! Tina M. Konyot is looking...
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    Discipline specific sites or listservers is one...

    Discipline specific sites or listservers is one place that you may not have considered.

    Depending on where you are, flyers at horse shows and local tack stores also work sometimes.

    Call local...
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    Haters gonna hate. :rolleyes:

    Haters gonna hate. :rolleyes:
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    You can post a description of the book on...

    You can post a description of the book on LibraryThing and maybe someone will recognize it.

    Here's the link-

    https://www.librarything.com/groups/namethatbook
  14. Karl Mikolka does what you are looking for. See...

    Karl Mikolka does what you are looking for. See link below

    http://mikolkadressage.com/wordpress/?page_id=44
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    This may sound strange, but it depends on the...

    This may sound strange, but it depends on the competence of the riders who used to ride him. If his attitude is the result of professional training, then he may be ruined. Trainers without fear,...
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    Game of Thrones. This series should have been...

    Game of Thrones. This series should have been something that I could really get into. But I came to a screeching halt with the 2nd (?) book in the series in which they ripped out and ate a horse's...
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    Not true. At least not in the clinical sense. ...

    Not true. At least not in the clinical sense. Autobiographies are written by a person about their own lives, but they need not be self-pitying nor self -aggrandizing. I don't know whether Ms....
  18. Poll: How do you define "average COTH dressage rider?" ...

    How do you define "average COTH dressage rider?" There is a huge divergence of experience, goals, skills, etc. on COTH.

    Get as much help you can, and weight it for whatever it is worth based on...
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    The new car issue of Consumer Reports has just...

    The new car issue of Consumer Reports has just hit the news stands. If I were in your situation, I would check it out. (Or just buy a Forrester.) ;)
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    You just can't tolerate any kind of leaning on...

    You just can't tolerate any kind of leaning on the bit. It is an evasion from using the hindquarters. I agree with the others that your problem cannot be solved by using stronger or harsher bits or...
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    Oh good, I'm not alone then! I am listening to...

    Oh good, I'm not alone then!

    I am listening to an audiobook of Landline by Rainbow Rowell and finding that it does not live up to the good reviews. I have not read any of her prior books, so...
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    A lot of people felt that, obviously. I pretty...

    A lot of people felt that, obviously. I pretty much hated it. Just too self centered. I have to deal with too many narcissistic personalities as it is. :lol:

    I guess I am not big on...
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    Yeah, that scene really put me off her. The poor...

    Yeah, that scene really put me off her. The poor animal is suffering and yet, somehow, it all manages to be about her. I wonder how the movie treats that? Anyone see it?
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    You miss my point. By "cutting people slack," I...

    You miss my point. By "cutting people slack," I mean that I find it understandable and do not belittle them.
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    I started boolean legal research on Lexus back...

    I started boolean legal research on Lexus back around 1980. I'm old, and I am also an obsessive googler.

    But my husband and many others who do not read & write (and research!) for a living, are...
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