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    The first part of this post was closed, it...

    The first part of this post was closed, it perhaps got heated. We used to get a hard copy rule book. On page one was the [B]SPORTSMAN'S CHARTER. It is a shame that it no longer sees the light of day....
  2. You don't need the speed. Its the least number of...

    You don't need the speed. Its the least number of steps between the jumps. Turns and track, speed will just flatten the jump and pull a rail. We start all horses in the hunters for a year or so. Your...
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    First make sure he is fit and sound for what you...

    First make sure he is fit and sound for what you are asking. Eyes, tack, feet, joints ect. Very often we ride very differently to a jump we feel may be spooky. As soon as you change your position and...
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    Many horses have very little room in their...

    Many horses have very little room in their mouths, shallow roof ect. Often the fatter bits are not comfortable. We had one with an old mouth injury, deep cut across tongue, scars on bars ect. Came...
  5. Know this is old news and do not want to re-hash...

    Know this is old news and do not want to re-hash the issue. Very sad for the entire program. Just trying to get the new requirements for getting into a local or regional clinic. Have a 15 yr old that...
  6. OK, it may be your saddle, if not there are a few...

    OK, it may be your saddle, if not there are a few things you can do to improve your lower leg to help support your seat. Be sure you have the flat of your thigh on the saddle. Every few min. lift...
  7. Does anyone have a list of current EAP clinic...

    Does anyone have a list of current EAP clinic regional requirements? Am having trouble with my computer getting into the USHJA|USEF web site. Several years ago the idea was two fold. 1. Instruct...
  8. I hate that word "allegedly". There are horriffic...

    I hate that word "allegedly". There are horriffic people in this world, many right here in the good ole US. The FEI should be involved, however, they will need something substantial for proof. If...
  9. Getting thru a triple or any combination is a...

    Getting thru a triple or any combination is a whole lot about the rider. You have to be able to analyse the jumps and distance carefully. First don't rush it. It sounds like you have a talented young...
  10. Once you learn and walk the course look for the...

    Once you learn and walk the course look for the "questions" and the "patterns". Most course designers have questions. The course is often broken up into parts, and color combinations. For example,...
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    Side reins do have a usefull place in training...

    Side reins do have a usefull place in training and re-training. Had a TB/QH that was not broke untill he was 10 yrs old. He had very little top line muscle. And a poor canter. He worked for several...
  12. You did not mention riding time or lessons? This...

    You did not mention riding time or lessons? This would change everything. Otherwise by the time you have your taxes taken out, that includes the board and the house as "income" to the IRS you are...
  13. I do not think the photos are considered...

    I do not think the photos are considered "copyrighted" so I do not think she actually broke the law except maybe "slander". But it might be hard to prove how she damaged you unless you train or...
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    The only thing I would like to add here is it may...

    The only thing I would like to add here is it may take some time and miles to get him thinking he is superman however, I would much rather have a horse with a bit of a look than a dead head that is...
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    Boots of any kind are for protection for the most...

    Boots of any kind are for protection for the most part. The leg is built to support it's self. Bells if they wear shoes or grab. Padded boot to protect the leg from getting hit, by the other leg,...
  16. Complete vet exam. OTTB I start to think of...

    Complete vet exam. OTTB I start to think of chips, joint mice ect. It does sound like he is at his worst when you are asking him to move off your leg. If the vet looks good I would start with a...
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    So Sorry to hear she passed away. A few more hoof...

    So Sorry to hear she passed away. A few more hoof prints in heaven.
  18. Thread: Brick jump!

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    Walking over jumps is one of the test's in the...

    Walking over jumps is one of the test's in the medals, I just haven't seen it used in years.
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    If you have a lesson program perhaps you could...

    If you have a lesson program perhaps you could talk with the owner about using the horse in lessons with a more advanced rider. This way they get a good grooming and some riding time. The subject may...
  20. Thread: Sole Paint?

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    Venice turpentine is great. I warm it up before I...

    Venice turpentine is great. I warm it up before I apply. Ickthamol (sp?) is still my favorite, "go to" for sore sole issues.
  21. I was lucky to get a top show pony, a small named...

    I was lucky to get a top show pony, a small named Giggles. She had foundered, I think that is the only reason we were able to end up with her. She wore heart bar shoes, got no grass, 1/4 dose bute,...
  22. The SMZ//TMP tabs I just dissolve in a bit of...

    The SMZ//TMP tabs I just dissolve in a bit of water. What I have found works with the bute powder is to store it in the freezer and take it out right before you use it. I do mis a bit of oil in to...
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    Does this happen all the time or only when she is...

    Does this happen all the time or only when she is in season? I would have a vet out to try and figure this out. At 3 you would want to find anything that could hinder future breeding.
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    There are several ways. Now you can buy hay that...

    There are several ways. Now you can buy hay that is chopped into brick sized chunks. You just put the bricks in a bucket and add water. I put in enough water to just cover the hay, after about 20 min...
  25. Thread: Heels Down?

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    When you stand and walk you carry more weight...

    When you stand and walk you carry more weight over your big toe (most people). This is the natural position. If you try to force your foot into a position that in not natural it will make it very...
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