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  1. the amount of points accrued would have been...

    the amount of points accrued would have been large and put her out of any kind of running
    BUT ---- IF she had been able to change the bit (who would even think to bring a spare???)
    if might have...
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    Interesting point about all the blather about the...

    Interesting point about all the blather about the latte salute and then the same guy with the boobs on the ground comment.

    There was an article in yesterday's paper with some info we've all...
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    Just looked it up so I could send a link to a...

    Just looked it up so I could send a link to a friend and found it's unfortunately not true... just an ad. Cool idea though.
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    CS Here's a quick way to check how this cart...

    CS

    Here's a quick way to check how this cart is working for you and the cob. Not absolutely foolproof, but will at least give you more info.

    Start by having someone hold the shafts at a height...
  5. We know when we take pets into our lives that we...

    We know when we take pets into our lives that we are likely to outlive them. We also know it is worth it to live with the shared love and companionship while they are here. The trick is to find a...
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    Rutgers University developed one of these traps...

    Rutgers University developed one of these traps and has plans available to make your own. We have made/used them. They work relatively well. The catch is you need to place it in the 'flyway' to...
  7. find a calm song you like and either hum or sing...

    find a calm song you like and either hum or sing to your horse when you feel either him or yourself getting antsy

    it makes you breathe and focus on something ELSE and can be a hoppy place once you...
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    the first couple of years they were AWFUL here in...

    the first couple of years they were AWFUL here in NJ
    but now they are more manageable

    one suggestion we saw but never put in place

    take a 2 liter soda bottle
    cut off the top where it starts...
  9. There are MANY driving trainers in Southern Pines...

    There are MANY driving trainers in Southern Pines so you should find someone to hook up with. You should probably decide what it is you want to work on to find the trainer working most in your area...
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    Hope you don't feel people are picking. It's...

    Hope you don't feel people are picking. It's just that driving can quickly go wrong and we want to keep both you and the horse safe and sound. Keep in mind she may have big holes in her driving...
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    I think in some shows where the Belgian computer...

    I think in some shows where the Belgian computer program is used they do post percentages at CDEs, but for the most part we don't figure or post them otherwise. Makes it a bit harder for dressage...
  12. From what I understand it is actually 2 parts ...

    From what I understand it is actually 2 parts

    First the driver must complete 2 2* (FEI) level competitions in their lifetime. Which Susie has done in spades having competed in several pony...
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    It is indeed the same as the old ridden eventing...

    It is indeed the same as the old ridden eventing multiplier. The dressage test is supposed to count for up to 160 points (including presentation) of the total score in CDE.

    To make the various...
  14. google on Laurel Burch and you get lots of nice...

    google on Laurel Burch and you get lots of nice bags and pillows and scarves in cat prints

    and once you look there you also find other cat motif clothing and bags etc

    I sympathize with your...
  15. take it to the metal scrapers - ALUMINUM is worth...

    take it to the metal scrapers - ALUMINUM is worth real money these days

    you might make enough to buy something you want but have been putting off ! ! !
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    Our Alex has to wear covering ANYTIME he is out...

    Our Alex has to wear covering ANYTIME he is out in the sun. He survived a fire but has no hair on his back and his dark skin came in pink - sun hits it - it burns

    One thing I did for lighter...
  17. YES some horses cannot go barefoot we tried...

    YES some horses cannot go barefoot

    we tried with our Cooper (PerchX-QH) he has nice feet but we progressively dealt with abcesses rotating around til we hit each foot

    the barefoot was partly...
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    Spares are allowed at competitions as follows ...

    Spares are allowed at competitions as follows

    Pair may bring a spare horse
    Teams (4-in-hand) may bring two horses

    I'm sure they bring a few extra along to the country and decide on the actual...
  19. Oh she knows we appreciate her - we tell her...

    Oh she knows we appreciate her - we tell her often, we stand in if she needs to be away for a weekend or the like, and get her a 'thanks for all you do gifts' for her or the barn now and again. She...
  20. So . . . would you expect your BO to do any of this??

    I will preface this by saying we have a great relationship with our BO. And we are at her barn - just her 3 and our 2.

    BUT I got a call today that my one boy tossed a front shoe and she was...
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    I Love your videos and Im so envious of having...

    I Love your videos
    and Im so envious of having that type of hill to drive

    we have a hill but only after hay has been cut
    and you have to watch for ground hog and fox holes

    our best driving is...
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    I've always liked this guy ...

    I've always liked this guy


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XqVLY8YfbEo
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    The Paso was Christobolito the Calypso Colt ...

    The Paso was Christobolito the Calypso Colt

    The Standardbred who went Amish went on to race in the Maryland Hunt Cup

    Not that I was an avid watcher of Disney horse movies or anything :D
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    http://www.glenwillowcde.com/glenwillowcde/Home.ht...

    http://www.glenwillowcde.com/glenwillowcde/Home.html

    Glen Willow is the reincarnation of the Laurels post the O'Rourkes retirement from that competition.

    Same location in Avondale, PA

    You...
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    NYC Carriage Horses and Fashion Week

    Seems one of the designers staged a showing of his designs to the general public in the NYC horse drawn carriages through Central Park.

    Here's a couple of the articles about the NYCLASS and PETA...
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