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  1. PiedPiper, your post was like you were reading my...

    PiedPiper, your post was like you were reading my mind! I'm surprised that you wrote it coming from the perspective of someone who WAS a know-it-all. I am in a situation like this but from the other...
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    I agree! On the rare chances I have someone...

    I agree! On the rare chances I have someone around, or sometimes my coach will film me for a bit, it is SO helpful.
  3. I wold say that it isn't limited just to...

    I wold say that it isn't limited just to dressage, most disciplines, you keep taking lessons, or at least have eyes on the ground to help you out. And that would be the biggest thing - chances are,...
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    How it looks vs how it feels

    So in my lowly attempts to get into eventing, I've been focusing on my dressage for the last year or two. I was at a show on Sunday and just saw some pictures, and although we look much better that...
  5. Have to agree with all the great advice that's...

    Have to agree with all the great advice that's been posted so far... I'm in my 6th year, and time really flies!

    Have to emphasize the points that 1) something WILL go wrong (in my first month, I...
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    I am on an online dating website, and recently a...

    I am on an online dating website, and recently a number of guys that I've checked out have "canoeing" listed in the interests... my mind goes into the gutter every single time!
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    Poll: JoZ, I think your mother is brilliant :lol: I'm...

    JoZ, I think your mother is brilliant :lol: I'm not crazy about it, but I aim for that ratio when I'm stacking the dishwasher. Otherwise, cheapo sharp knives/steak knives point down, everything else...
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    Hmmm... trying to think of a way you can twist...

    Hmmm... trying to think of a way you can twist this to your advantage. Reading your "list" of rapid-fire thoughts, I understand how that could get stressful and create anxiety as you ride if these...
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    Some of my favourite books have already been...

    Some of my favourite books have already been mentioned: Trainspotting, Mists of Avalon, many by Margaret Atwood (particularly the MaddAddam trilogy - although I'm only halfway through The Year of the...
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    Congrats to everyone out there who is running! I...

    Congrats to everyone out there who is running! I started the couch to 5K program using an app back in the spring. I got brand new shoes and put in my custom orthotics, and did week 1 for about 2-3...
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    I think this may be the best thread ever... love...

    I think this may be the best thread ever... love the original blog post, love the guys in suits, LOVE the kilts!!! I tried to make that one picture my desktop background, but it's too blurry :lol:...
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    I'm on my second JR8, but looking to replace it...

    I'm on my second JR8, but looking to replace it on helmet awareness day this weekend. I was going to get an AYR8 as although I love my JR8, my head gets soooo sweaty! However now I'm not sure if it...
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    At the end of one winter, my saddle started...

    At the end of one winter, my saddle started bridging slightly. My mare is very sensitive to saddle fit, but I knew she'd be changing shape again as we moved into spring, so I wanted to hold off a bit...
  14. Like one above, "Ride the horse you want". ...

    Like one above, "Ride the horse you want".

    Also...

    "If you get nervous, drink the whiskey!" :lol:
  15. I have a bridle and girth in that reddish colour...

    I have a bridle and girth in that reddish colour (matched the saddle I had at the time, but I am 2+ saddles beyond that one now!). My bridle I realized the other day is finally brown, but it is about...
  16. My trainer used cosmetic sponges tucked in the...

    My trainer used cosmetic sponges tucked in the tops when her boots were giving her grief, if the moleskin doesn't sound sufficient this might be worth a shot!
  17. I understand the value of having the sheepskin...

    I understand the value of having the sheepskin directly against the horse's back, I used to use mine alone (currently use square pad and Thinline). I can't imagine putting a baby pad on top though...
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    I don't think it's ridiculous at all - if you can...

    I don't think it's ridiculous at all - if you can afford to keep him just as a pet, then by all means, do whatever the heck you want with him! Or conversely, would he be good at a different job?...
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    Definitely plank! There are all sorts of 30 day...

    Definitely plank! There are all sorts of 30 day challenges online for it, and/or other ab exercises too. I did a plank one a few months ago and worked up to 60 seconds, but have since let it slide......
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    I have a tendency to jump ahead too, and then get...

    I have a tendency to jump ahead too, and then get left behind on landing! Some visualization things that help me are to think about sticking your bum out behind you, kind of like a squat, rather than...
  21. I have no idea about leathers, but I just had to...

    I have no idea about leathers, but I just had to say that I. Love. That. Saddle. Hot pink is my colour too!! *drool*
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    I have no real advice, but I just wanted to say...

    I have no real advice, but I just wanted to say first off, I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. Secondly, I think you have a very mature attitude (I am a high school teacher and see a lot of...
  23. Thanks for the recommendations. Very interesting...

    Thanks for the recommendations. Very interesting about the birth control and sun... that never occurred to me. Although I've been fine for the past however many years, so that might not be it, but...
  24. Dark spot removers that work? And facial sunscreens...

    I started getting some dark sunspots on my face last year, and have been casually looking around at treatments to reduce them. I have a sample of one from Philosophy that I've been using that is...
  25. Definitely go down to Niagara and go wine...

    Definitely go down to Niagara and go wine tasting! You will learn lots, get a chance to sample small amounts of lots of different wines, so you can start to get a sense of what you like, and the...
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